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Changing forward spark plugs on '98 - '02 B-van

Discussion in 'Vans' started by DrDan68108, Aug 3, 2015.

  1. DrDan68108

    DrDan68108 Well-Known Member

    May 28, 2010
    I changed four of the plugs on my '02 B1500 3.9-liter. Which brings me to my plug-related question which seems to fit here: What do you folks use for getting at those in the front. They're easy to see, but I couldn't see a way to get my socket extension in there - between the cyl head and the firewall opening. I'm sure it's just a matter of getting the ideal fitting between the socket and the ratchet handle. (Put van on jack stands and reach from underneath?)
  2. ImperialCrown

    ImperialCrown Moderator
    Level III Supporter

    Jun 8, 2008
    Does your plug socket have a 'hex end' to break a plug loose with an open-end wrench? A combination of 'wobble' extensions might get you past the interference?
    Many 'hard to get at' spark plugs take invention and creativity.

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