Accessing hard to reach spark plug

k_dubyak_dubya Member Posts: 3
edited September 2015 in Mercury
Hi. I'm having a heck of time trying to get to the #4 plug(right side in back). Can't see it, manifold seems to be in the way). Is there a "best way" to get to it without taking off lots of things ?

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  • thecardoc3thecardoc3 Member Posts: 5,727
    Remove the right front wheel. Go at from just under the inner fender.
  • k_dubyak_dubya Member Posts: 3
    That's it ! Thanks Doc !
  • isellhondasisellhondas Member Posts: 20,342
    It's funny...some cars we used to work on had spark plugs that were nasty to get to but those cars are nothing compared to some of today's cars!
  • k_dubyak_dubya Member Posts: 3
    That's for sure. What used to be somewhat simple maintenance is sometimes nearly impossible on vehicles nowadays. I think I'm going to sell this SUV now and find an old pick up or something that can at least SEE everything !
  • thecardoc3thecardoc3 Member Posts: 5,727
    Take what you just learned, multiply that by several tens of thousands, and you'll have a good idea of just what a journeyman technician needs to know.
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