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Old 01-06-2003, 01:38 PM
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'98 C280 Plug Wires

On the V6 motor w/ 2 plugs per cylinder do the plug wires pull straight off or do you have to turn the metal shields? Quick response is appreciated
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Old 01-06-2003, 07:59 PM
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They pull straight out.......with some effort!
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Old 01-06-2003, 09:30 PM
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It is advisable to turn the metal shield to help break loose the boot from the spark plug. Also do not pull on the plug wire to remove - the wire may separate from the metal shield. I use a spark plug boot remover tool from snap-on. I also coated my new spark plugs with dieletric grease to prevent the boot from sticking to the plug.
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