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Old 01-02-2010, 03:19 AM
velozp velozp is offline
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Default spark plug # and removal on 2.5 motor

Hello I have a 99 ranger 2.5L. I want to replace the spark plugs ( 8 ) but should I go with the pn that is recommended from motorcraft? Its just a stock truck that I use as a 3rd car. And what tool do you use to get the one's underneath the fuel injection manifold? It is very tight in their. I have heard nightmares on check engine lights coming on after removal /install of the FI manifold. thanks
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Old 01-02-2010, 04:39 AM
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I would just use the motorcraft ones
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Old 01-03-2010, 05:15 PM
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+1 on motorcraft....... the plugs are easy to change........pulling and installing the wires is a total pita...........get the motorcraft wires with the hooks on them........
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Old 01-03-2010, 05:56 PM
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on my 2001 2.5 we split the intake manifold... importnat thing is take your time, and remember where everything goes back
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