Don't forget to put the accel linkage back into the clip. Push the wrench down on it, and unscrew it like anything else. You will also need a tube of anti-sieze to apply to the threads of the new spark plugs. Set the gap on the new plugs to whatever it says on your emissions decal on the radiator support. Now, hear are a couple of important parts.
Some people prefer to use carburetor cleaner instead of penetrating oil because what is stopping removal is mainly the carbon build up. I just answered how to replace them in an expidition, and the answer is the same for the F150. First, you need to take all the stuff out of the way. Take it for a test run, and smile as you just did it yourself. This is the tool that removes the broken sleeve from the cylinder head.
Then, put everything back together. Once it is finger tight, give it a fairly good twist not too much with the socket wrench. In this case, the domino effect is more than likely. It is also important to note that the spark plug does not sit perfectly vertical, it is at an angle, facing the rear of the truck. The gap is the distance electricity arcs between the ground electrode and center electrode. If used properly after removing the spark plug, the spark plug socket should hold on to the spark plug, allowing for easy removal. Have a plug socket with the rubber insert it holds the plug.
The coils are held in place by a 7mm screw. Unlike some spark plug jobs, reinstalling the spark plug is just as difficult as uninstalling it. Then, bolt it back down with the 7mm bolt. I ended up with these Denso boots part number 671-8110 from Rock Auto. Spark plug document written by Matt Adams.
The threads in the aluminum heads have enough problems as it is. Plug the openings from the two hoses. Before doing anything, blow all the dirt and gunk out of the area with an air compressor nozzle. Reasons for cam phaser failure may be related to excessive wear or failure of some sensitive parts of the cam phaser. The Original Motorcraft parts are not the cause of the problem and can last 100K miles or better.
Detailed instructions are included with the remover tools. Use a combination of extensions, swivels universal joints , sockets and ratchets to get at them. The ignition coil may be putting out a weak spark. This will give you better access to what you are working on. Loosen the hose clamp on the throttle body-end of the tube. Why Plugs Break in Triton V-8 Engines The Triton V-8 is an all aluminum modular engine. I'm thinking you are right since everything I'm finding is telling me to gap these to 0.
The method I used was placing the spark plug in the spark plug socket slightly, but not into the bolt portion of the plug. Give your reliable ride the best with a set of durable F150 performance spark plugs from AutoZone. Unbolt and remove the cowl. I have tried both types of fluid and they seem to work equally for me. Next remove the brace from the power steering reservoir to thermostat housing. You can also rotate the injector a little bit as needed. Our top-of-the-line spark plugs for Ford F150 resist build-up from fuel additives and stand up to the daily abuse of high pressure and heat.
The one the owner's manual recommends is now factory gapped to 0. So, a broken spark plug remover kit is available that works well. After Ford recognized this problem, they offered a slightly redesigned replacement part which is not in direct contact with the steel frame. If you notice a running condition then you know where to start. It sure is a long way back in there to plug 4! If you are right over it with a flashlight, you can line it up well and send it home. Tighten up the two hose clamps and you're done with the driver's side. Set the gap on the new plugs to whatever it says on your emissions decal on the radiator support.
After talking with other technicians about this issue, it seems the Lisle tool has a better success rate then the Cal Van. Good luck and hope this helps May 02, 2009 Make sure your testing cylinder 8. Well worth the effort if you buy from eBay…. . Using my method I try to make it as easy as possible and prevent breaking anything while in there. To avoid any such disasters, it is much easier and safer simply to remove the negative terminal prior to any work being done.