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Old 08-09-2012, 08:09 PM   #21
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Guys I feel stupid saying this once again. I tried to get those rear plug wires off and they will not come off. Anyone have a trick or secret I can borrow to remove them.
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Use a razor and cut in a verticle line from the bottom of the boot to the top. Then you should be able to peel the boots of the plug.
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The method I use is to grab the boot and twist it multiple times to break it loose, then give it a yank and it should pop off. They are some stubborn ones though and like Mike said, slicing them with a knife or razor blade works good.
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Thanks guys, I'll see what I can do. Not sure I can cut all the way down on boot as there is only so much of each boot you can get to.
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im trying to remember but seems like some of them i had to remove the alt to get better access, or go to the driver side and reach under the coils
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That'* what I'll be doing tonight. My neigbor had a brand new coil that fit this car so I swapped out what was the 1 & 4 coil. The car seems to run better and doesn't seem to have the hestitation but when I started this morning the exhaust seemed to be chugging for like 3 or 4 seconds and then it was fine. The check enginelight flashed for the same 3 or 4 seconds but as soon as the exhaust smoothed out the light went out. Any thoughts on this.
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Sparkplug/sparkplug wire. Change them all out.
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As far as getting the wires off the plugs, you just have to get ignorant with it (as my neighbor says). At this point you need to replace all the wires and plugs, so damaging a wire is not a concern.

When you put it back together, put a little dielectric grease in the plug boot, and in the coil boot of each wire. This will help with future plug changes.
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Finally got the wires off. The plugs installed on the car are AC-Delco 41-601. Is this the best plug for the car?
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Finally got the wires off. The plugs installed on the car are AC-Delco 41-601. Is this the best plug for the car?

That is the stock plug. I run iridium in mine. AC Delco iridium are 41-101 for your car. Gap is 0.060". Some guys go with less expensive plugs and change them more often, I prefer iridium and change them less often. Its all personal preference.
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