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Spark plug socket

Postby Scotty9oh4 » Tue Aug 30, 2016 5:27 pm

Changing spark plugs for 1st time ever. 2000 Rodeo LS V6. What size socket do I need? Thanks!
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Re: Spark plug socket

Postby sanramonrover » Sun Sep 04, 2016 2:54 pm

Since this question is on the Wheels & Tires segment of the forum - try a wheel lug wrench 8)
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Re: Spark plug socket

Postby Hack » Sun Sep 04, 2016 10:57 pm

5/8"

The number 6 plug is a bit difficult to access due to the brake booster. I found that it helps to use 2 small extensions instead of one long one. I put the socket on a 3" extension and stick it into the hole and then attach a second 3" extension and finally the ratchet.
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Re: Spark plug socket

Postby jamers49 » Sat Apr 01, 2017 3:01 pm

It also helps to use a magnetic socket!
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Re: Spark plug socket

Postby tradewinns » Mon May 08, 2017 5:30 pm

exactly what i needed to know, thanks a million!! i've just spent a half hour trying everything else.
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