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Old 06-23-2008, 09:32 AM
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Default changing spark plugs......

i have an 06 uplander 3.5L that i'm trying to change the plugs on, my only question is how do i get to the 3 on the back side of the engine???
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Old 06-23-2008, 09:48 AM
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Default RE: changing spark plugs......

You must unbolt the engine mounts and have someone help you lean the engine forward.
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Old 10-18-2008, 04:45 PM
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Default RE: changing spark plugs......

unbolt the top mounts and push the car backwards, this will roll the motor forward sure someone is inside to set the brake before you stick your arm back there..good luck!
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Old 05-31-2010, 05:34 PM
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I can't see how the engine can roll up enough, without destroying the wipper arms
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Old 05-31-2010, 11:28 PM
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it will be alright...its set far enough down in there it wont hurt it. its going to pivot over the lower rear mount so it will go forward and down, not up.
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Old 06-02-2010, 07:33 AM
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Useful information.... thanks for the thread. I have read this on the internet before, but not as explicit as stated in this thread.
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