1999 DODGE CARAVAN CHANGING REAR SPARK PLUGS

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  • 1999 Dodge Caravan

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1999 Dodge Caravan 6 cyl Front Wheel Drive Automatic 200062 miles

Any tips on changing the rear 3 spark plugs and wires. Can't figure out how to get to them?

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010 AT 9:17 PM

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  • caradiodoc
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Gotta reach up from behind the engine, underneath. Can be hard to do if it isn't on a hoist.

The passenger side plug looks like it will be impossible to reach because of the alternator bracket in the way, but a 3" long extension on a 3/8" drive ratchet works nicely. The hardest part is actually tugging the spark plug wire off.

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Sunday, March 14th, 2010 AT 9:29 PM
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  • racefan966
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Which V6? With the 3.3 you will need to remove the upper plenum so a gasket is in need if its a 3.8 its best to do on a lift and reach from underneath

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