Spark plug replacement

Tiny
PARARDISE1
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  • 2004 MERCURY SABLE
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How do I change the spark plugs?
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Sunday, August 14th, 2011 AT 4:26 PM

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Tiny
KEN L
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The spark plugs are under the ignition coils the rear one will be a little harder to replace so take your time. Here is guide to get you started,

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-change-spark-plugs

also if you want to replace the ignition coil this video is very informative.

http://youtu.be/iDgXwKA-IIc

Check out the diagrams (Below) it shows how it is done on your car. Please let us know if you need anything else to get the problem fixed.
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Tuesday, September 6th, 2011 AT 5:04 AM
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CCOLLINS
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How do you get to the back 3 spark plugs.
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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BMRFIXIT
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Remove upper intake to gain access to the plugs
easier than it looks
good luck
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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CBROOKE
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I have a 2003 mercury sable and it was running fine then the other day it started missing like it needs spark plugs, I replaced the spark plugs and wires in september, and the yellow check engine light came on and is staying on and the car is missing really bad the car has 40, 053 miles
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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CARUNDELL
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Hey cbrooke
Some things to check would be the wires, look for arcing in places where the wire may have "chafed" against something, the back side of the engine is a common spot. I would also recommend you get the car scanned for codes to see which cylinder is misfiring. Let us know

Chris
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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TINKERBELL020706
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How often do the spark plugs need to be changed in a 2004 mercury sable?
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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BMRFIXIT
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If not have been done you engine is getting ready for it
if you have a problem make sure you check and or replace the coil
good luck
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Monday, November 26th, 2018 AT 12:21 PM (Merged)
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RACHEL MCCARTY
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Hi I need to know the location for spark plugs to a Mercury sable ls premium and the firing order. I think it's 142536 but not sure but I need their location.
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Sunday, January 19th, 2020 AT 11:45 AM
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JACOBANDNICKOLAS
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Hi Rachel,

I am going to provide information for a 2004 Mercury Sable 3.0L. If you have the dual overhead cam, it will be the same. I just double checked.

Firing order. 1-4-2-5-3-6

The two pics below indicate cylinder location and coil information for each cylinder.

Let me know if this helps.

Joe
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Sunday, January 19th, 2020 AT 8:14 PM
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MARIELLA DAVIDSON
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I need a specific spark plugs diagram for my car and how to change the spark plugs instructions. Also I need the serpentine belt diagram specific for my vehicle and how to instructions on how to change the serpentine belt along with information as to which specific auto part serpentine belt I should purchase. Please help. Thank you for any and all assistance.
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Friday, May 15th, 2020 AT 11:14 AM (Merged)
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KASEKENNY
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Do you know if you have a dual overhead cam engine or a single overhead came engine? I attached the procedure for the spark plugs. They are the same on either engine.

The belts are different. The SOHC is the first diagram and process and the DOHC is the second.

Here is a video on how to change spark plugs. Clearly it is a different engine but the process is about the same. Also, a guide on how to change spark plugs.

https://youtu.be/sIgLqmfmWgs

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/how-to-change-spark-plugs
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Friday, May 15th, 2020 AT 11:14 AM (Merged)
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KEN L
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One question subject at a time please!

Please post your new question here, you must be logged in.

https://www.2carpros.com/questions/new

Cheers, Ken
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