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Old 08-01-2020, 07:22 AM
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Default Strange but True, Spark Plug partial out but wont come out? HELP!

Hi friends,

i have a question i couldnt see an answer for, so here we go.

changing out my spark plugs and drivers side 2nd closest to fire wall doesnt want to come out, 6 others have came out, this one is partially out as i can see the tip of it and my plug wire socket still gets around it but it is stuck and seems slightly off centered, anyone experience this? any wisdom you can bestow on me as the truck is grounded now.
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Old 08-01-2020, 07:43 AM
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Default Re: Strange but True, Spark Plug partial out but wont come out? HELP!

Sound like the threads are stripped on the plug or in the head.
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Old 08-01-2020, 04:50 PM
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Default Re: Strange but True, Spark Plug partial out but wont come out? HELP!

I never heard of stripping plug threads just by removing a spark plug. Good luck with that.
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Old 08-01-2020, 06:32 PM
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Guess you've never changed a plug.
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Old 08-02-2020, 12:31 AM
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Default Re: Strange but True, Spark Plug partial out but wont come out? HELP!

So I found out the part that I could see was bent, instead of using swivel 5/8 plug socket went and bought a regular no swivel..placed it on porcelin piece slid it down bent it back straight with the rest of the plug, got a rubber mallet tapped end of extender several times and gave it a tug, it came off..btw had to take off all throttle body housing just to get to it .it was a long job..but gapped properly and I stalled and she's running well, seafoamed her gas and intake oil..she's happy..thanks
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Guess you've never changed a plug.

If you say so. I install the plugs properly so they are removed easily.
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good that means you never have issues
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