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How to Remove Seized Spark Plugs


As part of routine maintenance on any motor vehicle, you need to regularly replace the spark plugs. Occasionally, when you go to remove a spark plug you will find that it is stuck, or seized. Removing a seized spark plug can be frustrating and time-consuming. However, it can be accomplished with a little elbow grease and a lot of patience.

Removing Seized Spark Plugs

Step 1

Find the exact positioning of the spark plugs on your engine. Many vehicles have spark plugs in places that are extremely hard to get to, such as the bottom or side of the engine. In such cases you might need to use a lift to access them.