Q: Q: Spark plug blew out

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A spark plug blew out. What do I need to do?

Spark plugs blowing out are not uncommon for that specific year and engine of the vehicle. When a spark plug blows out, usually the threads need to be repaired, or replaced, and a new spark plug installed. This job may vary greatly in difficulty depending on which spark plug has blown out. I would recommend having a professional technician, such as one from YourMechanic, inspect the plug threads of the blown out cylinder to determine if the spark plug needs to repaired or replaced.

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