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Old 01-09-2004, 01:30 PM   #1
 
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Default What can you use to remove a stuck spark plug?

Can you use penetrating fluid, WD40, etc to remove a spark plug that the previous owner jammed in too hard and now won't come out? Or does anyone have any other suggestion for what to use?
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Default Re: What can you use to remove a stuck spark plug? (Campee)

it sounds like it was cross threaded. if so i don't know how to fix it but im sure its very expensive. Click the image to open in full size.
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Default Re: What can you use to remove a stuck spark plug? (FlamencoEsi)

just use a breaker bar...

worst case scenerio you have to pull the head and drill it out
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Default Re: What can you use to remove a stuck spark plug? (Emerika)

Well, it's not frozen... it's just really hard to remove and I wanted to knock it loose w/ something first.. thought I could have used one of the liquids i mentioned earlier. Are those cool to use or no?
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it's fine if you use those those liquids...sure Click the image to open in full size.
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Default Re: What can you use to remove a stuck spark plug? (Emerika)

I've used a couple drops of 10w/30 to help out a tuff plug.
On a side note if you get one thats stuck, stick a piece of dry ice on the plug, it shrinks the metal in the plug and helps loosen it up.
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they make anti-seize stuff to put on your plugs so they dont stick for future reference. hopefully your threads arent screwed up....
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