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How to Replace Ignition Cables (Spark Plug Wires) in Your Car
The ignition cable, or spark plug wire, carries a signal from your vehicle’s computer to the spark plugs. This is crucial to the ignition system.

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If I change spark plugs and wires do I change the rotor and distributor cap also?
It is recommended to replace distributor cap and rotor at the same time you are having the spark plugs and spark plug wires replaced. The cap and rotor contacts will wear down just like the spark plug electrodes wear down...
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Spark plug replacement
The socket size is 5/8 for the spark plug replacement. The spark plug wires should be inspected for dry cracks in the outer cover and also look for small white or black spots on the exterior of the wire indicating...
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In mornings when cold and mostly after a rain car will miss very bad and then clear up
Anytime you are getting a misfire when it is damp and cold the ignition system is going to be the cause most likely. The most common cause will be the ignition spark plug wires arching to ground until the moisture...
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The Check Engine Light came on, I hooked it up to my scanner and got the code P0308 (cylinder #8 misfire).
An easy way to isolate if the ignition coil is the problem is to swap the #8 coil with another cylinder. Swap the #8 coil with the coil from the adjacent cylinder, then clear the codes. If the code remains...
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Spark plug wires get heated and check light comes on
If your ignition spark plug cables are burning through then it is caused by not being in contact with the spark plugs and the spark plugs have high resistance. Replace the spark plugs and spark plug wires.
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Oil leaking into spark plugs galley, car won't start
If you found oil has entered the spark plug tube galley then the oil may have shorted out all the coils and plug wires causing the engine no start. The oil is getting in the galley from a leaking valve...
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Car shuts down while driving in rain
It's not unusual for older cars to be missing some of the splash shields and covers. Sometimes you'll never notice, sometimes, such as now, you can see a problem. If water from the rain or spray from the road gets...

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