Mechanics

SPARK PLUGS

2003 Kia Spectra

Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Kia Spectra 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Manual 120000 miles

How do you get to and replace the spark plugs? Is there a picture of the location of them?
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Patreasa
July 22, 2010.



CAUTION: Do not attempt any maintenance on spark plugs if engine is hot.

Removal
Disconnect negative battery terminal.
Carefully remove high-tension leads.
Use compressed air to blow any dirt or debris from around spark plug hole.


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Check that spark plug fits squarely in spark plug socket and remove spark plug.

Installation
Install spark plug into cylinder head. Tightening torque: 18 - 22 lb.ft (25 - 30 N.m, 2.5 - 3.0 kg.m)
Reconnect high-tension leads.
Reconnect negative battery cable.

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Rasmataz
Jul 22, 2010.