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Old 01 Sep 2018, 08:33 pm   #9 (permalink)
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Default Re: How to change spark plugs in a Toyota Camry 4 cyl

On Monday, March 14, 2005 at 11:15:36 AM UTC-7, bauz wrote:
> I couldn't find the exact torque, but I want to warn you about another
> issue, and maybe get an advice from other members. I don't have much
> experience with working on cars, but I did use the extension with the
> special plug socket. Sometimes the grip between the socket and the plug is
> a little stronger than the grip between the socket and the extension. In
> that case the plus socket will be left deep down after you finish
> tightening the plug.
> One way to get it out would be to just unscrew the plug again.I have a
> socket with a rotating arm, which bent down after the extension was pulled
> and I couldn't reattach it. Luckily I was able to fish it out with a hook
> that grabbed the joint. Later I tied an electric cord to the joint and now
> I can pull it out.
> Probably other members would have better solutions to avoid loosing the
> socket, but I just wanted to warn you about it. After you place the plug
> in the socket, connected to the extension, try to pull the plug out and
> see if you also have the socket in your hand.


The solution: Duct tape. Just tape the socket to the extension. EZ peazy.
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