Mechanics

CHANGING SPARK PLUGS

2003 Mazda 6

Engine Mechanical problem
2003 Mazda 6 4 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic

I am unfamiliar with this auto but looking for the location of the spark plugs on the 2.3 L engine and tips on changing them please.
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Edgrimes@charter.net
August 30, 2010.




What you see in the picture below is the ignition coil,follow the plug wires to the other end it will take you to the spark plugs.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/12900_s_24.jpg



SPARK PLUG REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

CAUTION: If a spark plug that is not as specified is installed, sealing performance will be deteriorated. Install only the specified spark plug when replacing.

Disconnect the negative battery cable.
Remove the high-tension leads. (L3 engine model)
Remove the spark plug using the plug-wrench.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Tightening torque: 10 - 14 N.m {1.1 - 1.4 kgf.m, 8.0 - 10.3 ft.lbf}

http://www.2carpros.com/kpages/auto_repair_manuals_alldata.htm
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Rasmataz
Aug 30, 2010.
So are they connected to the boots in the top center of the engine or the ornage colored electrical connections? Both seem possible. And thanks for the help!


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