You may have to change your gaskets. Install the coil on the plug, then put the 10 mm nut back on to fasten the coil down. When the hose clamp is loose, pull the box up and off of the throttle body. They just last a little bit longer and cost more money. Over time, I began showing off those pictures online and that led to my writing.
Getting the sparkplug, the socket, and the extension out of that hole can be a bit tricky, but your almost there. Step 5: Check the gap on your new plug, add some anti-sieze compound to the threads to make it easier next time and screw it in. The Introduction The 1500 5. No diagram needed if you didnt pull all the old ones out without noting their start point on distributor and end at spark plugs if you did you'll need a distibutor cap diagram related to firing order. Remove the air filter and put it in a clean spot for the same reason.
Instead it has independent coils, one for each plug. He has clocked in time as an auto mechanic, longtime drag racer and now auto journalist who contributes to nearly a dozen popular websites dedicated to fellow enthusiasts. It has a large flexible hose that connects to another part of the air handling system sorry, I don't know the name. Before removing or disconnecting any spark plug cables, note their original position. It's not actually as bad as it looks, and is definitely a job you can tackle yourself, although each coil nut and plug takes a little bit different approach in my experience, and I needed a swivel, and a couple of different length extensions to do the job.
Step 4: Once you have the coil off it's time for the sparkplug socket. Step 6: Repeat steps 3 - 5 for each cylinder. I love covering the automotive industry and everything involved with the job. Okay so make sure when you take them off you know what wire goes where from the distributor cap. I was reading the maintenance schedule in my owners manual and it says to change the spark plugs every 30k miles on a Hemi. The box that holds the air filter sits off to the right passenger … 's side of the engine bay. Tight but don't crank on it.
Take them out with a spark plug socket and replace but don't tighten too much. Please ask about the specific code number. Step 3: Now you should be able to get to the sparkplugs without too much trouble. Replacing spark plugs and wires are part of a tune-up, so if your spark plugs need to be replaced, you should also consider replacing the spark plug wires. Today, we bring you a look at the perfect on how to change the spark plugs in your Hemi Ram without going insane. It's easy, just follow the spark plug wires. There is no clamp holding the resonator to the throttle body gasket, it just has a friction fit.
Seven is against the firewall and you have to wade through the heater hoses to get to the plugs, but the real nightmare comes with cylinder six and eight. You need to move this second box out of the way in order to get to the spark plugs. . It should be noted that this piece focuses on the 2010 Ram with the throttle body at the front of the engine bay, but the portion that relates to the actual plug removal applies to the older trucks as well. Simply replace each by following the old layout.
I really needed the compressed air. I'm just going to keep good records and reciepts for oil, filters etc. Re-connect the connector, and go on to the next plug. Put a little anti-seize on them and put them back in. In other words if its a v8 it will have 8 spark plugs.
Once all eight coil packs are out of the way, it is time to take out the spark plugs. They're under the coils and hemi uses 2 per cylinder, while magnum has 1 per cylinder. Turn and push until you are sure that the socket is fully engaged on the sparkplug. Once again, two bolts, one on each end. Posted on Oct 28, 2008. Stuff a clean shop rag in the throttle body gasket to keep dust from blowing into the throttle body.