2003 MAZDA 6 CHANGING SPARK PLUGS

  • Tiny
  • edgrimes@charter.net
  • 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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Monday, August 30th, 2010 AT 10:02 AM

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  • rasmataz
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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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Monday, August 30th, 2010 AT 11:44 PM
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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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Tuesday, August 31st, 2010 AT 8:40 AM

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