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QUESTION SPARK PLUG REMOVAL

1994 Isuzu Rodeo

Engine Mechanical problem
1994 Isuzu Rodeo Question 6 cyl Four Wheel Drive Automatic 194000 miles

Is there a special way or tool to get by the rubber spak plug tube seals in order to replace plugs?
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Grcarnes
January 27, 2010.



Hi grcarnes,Welcome to 2carpros and TY for the donation.

TROOPER (UX) AND RODEO (UC) 6VD1 SOHC
SPARK PLUG TUBE REPLACEMENT

(Supersedes SB96-01-L001, to include sublet allowance information)

APPLICABLE VEHICLES

Trooper (UX) and Rodeo (UC) models equipped with 6VD1 SOHC engine.

SERVICE INFORMATION

If a spark plug tube (cylinder head tube) must be replaced, use the following procedure:

DISASSEMBLY

1. Spark Plug Tube


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^ Remove spark plug tube using Kent-Moore tool J-41730 and slide hammer J-2619-01 (Figure 1A and 1B). Leave spark plug contact.

CLEAN

^ Spark plug tube joining area. Carefully remove all varnish, soot, and old adhesive. Do not use motorized wire brush for cleaning.

REASSEMBLY

1. Spark Plug Tube

^ Apply LOCTITE 290, or equivalent, to outer edge of spark plug tube (Figure 1C).


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^ Install new spark plug tube, using Kent-Moore tool J-41730 and plastic-faced hammer (Figure 2).


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^ Measure spark plug tube height (Figure 3).

Spark Plug Tube Height: 64 mm +/- 0.5 mm
2.52 in +/- .02 in

Rasmataz
Jan 27, 2010.