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Stubborn spark plug wires

Discussion in 'E30 (1984-1993)' started by az3579, Mar 8, 2009.

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    az3579

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    Today I decided to check the health of my spark plugs, as it's been a long while since they were replaced. 5 of the 6 spark plug wires come off and go back on easily, but the last wire simply will not click back into place. Every time I push it on, it "unclicks" itself. I don't want to run on only 5 cylinders! How can I get this last wire to go back on the spark plug?
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    MGarrison

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    If the cover boot can be slid up the wire, and you have an extra plug (or pull one), you should be able to see directly what the problem is. A plug in hand at least should help - I guess worst case scenario would be something's broken and you'd need a plug wire. Hope not, of course.
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    az3579

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    I determined what the problem was. I tried to plug the wire on another spark plug and it went on perfectly. I went out, bought another spark plug, put it in, and the wire went on perfectly.


    That was strange, seeing as there wasn't nothing physically wrong with the plug.

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