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#1 69Bronco

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:23 PM

2003 HD 1500 6 L, having difficulty removing the spark plug wires from the spark plug. What is the trick, I pulled hard on both the aluminum cap surround the plug boot and the plug boot and was not able to get the plug wire off the plug. Is there a special tool that I need to remove the plug wires?

Thank you for the help.

#2 Carder

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 07:35 PM

They do make spark plug boot pullers but if you are going to be replacing the wires then get some channel locks and rip them bastards off!

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#3 dewfpo

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Posted 12 January 2013 - 09:08 PM

Twist.

Twist and pull.

Use a little bit of silicone or dielectric grease on the inside of the boots when reinstalling (not to mention anti-seize on the plugs).

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#4 ezstriper

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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:50 AM

the aluminum cover just snap over wire ends, pull those back first, then use plug wire remover to get the wire itself off...
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Posted 21 January 2013 - 06:31 PM

I've never re-used plug wires not worth it IMO. I've always replaced them if I was changing plugs too. And like dewfpo added, use some grease on em.

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