If the galvanic reaction is bad enough I pray you dont spray wash your engine a lot , then none of this is going to help. It does not constitute any contractual term, representation or warranty. I've read the gap widens as the plugs age so im guessing these had been in there for awhile lol. Do you use fuel additaves? The only reason I'm not clear on which plug to buy I wanted to pull one first and see what kind its running now, I figured I'd buy the same plugs since the car has been running great for the 4 years ive had it, other than a cracked intake last year which was replaced with the newer revised intake. I went up to 20 ft pounds but no luck.
Are they all like this? All of the new plugs were gapped right around. When steel and aluminum are put together, there is a very high likelyhood of corrosion. Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Kmart store, have it shipped or delivered to a U. Order the Motorcraft spark plugs that match your vehicle specs. The quality, performance, and reliability associated with the Motorcraft name is available in platinum spark plugs for a broad range of applications—including domestic and imported cars and all sizes of trucks. A nickel plated plug is less likely to corrode than a regular steel plug. This results in 60,000 to 100,000 mile intervals between spark plug changes, while maintaining optimum engine performance.
I would sugguest going down to a parts store and getting some penetrating oil. Platinum's high melting point provides superior resistance to erosion. You can pay for your order in a store or even use an international credit card. I have seen where people put plugs in without anti-seize, and they litteraly bonded into the head. Ground Strap Quantity: One Quantity: Sold individually. There are some ways to get things seperated. I had something similar with aluminum lug nuts on steel studs.
It will save you from stuff like this in the future. If you have a lot of dirt and crap down there, blow it out with an air compressor, or get a can of the computer cleaning compressed air. That is why anti-seize is used. Is there a specific max ft pounds of torque I can try? Prices may be subject to change without notice. I dont know if you got a tub of anti-seize. They had a problem with spark plugs blowing out because there was only like 4 or 5 threads in the head. Copper plugs - 14,000 miles, single platnums - 30,000 miles, double planiums - 65,000 miles, iridium - 100,000 miles.
Our listing a part does not guarantee its availability. Thanks for the liquid wrench tip I was able to remove the plugs much easier after letting them soak for 10 minutes ,I only had to use it on a few plugs the rest were fairly easy to remove and the plug in cylinder 3 was barely hand tight. Motorcraft spark plugs are the only ones designed, engineered, and recommended by Ford Motor Company. Kano Kroil is probably the best off the shelf, followed by liquid wrench as a close second. Honestly, they type of plugs dont change much.
I have anti-seize and a tube of dielectric silicone, I did some searching online on how to properly do the spark plug change and thought i was ready to go this morning but of course my luck got stuck on the first plug, so I appreciate the help, from what Ive read online if I do buy stock plugs I want them gapped 0. The reason the new models have more threads is because they changed the heads in 04. As such, Sparkplugs Limited takes no responsibility in respect of any claim whatsoever and howsoever caused arising from use of any information on this website. I'm trying to remove them on a cold engine of course car sitting overnight. Throw some down in around the sparkplug, let it work in, then see if it will help.
I only tried 1 plug so far but figured they would all be like that, I'm not sure if these are the original plugs from factory or if one of the previous owners replaced them, hopefully it doen't turn out to be a big deal, I picked up some liquid wrench penetrating oil earlier couldn't find Kano Kroil I'll give it another go tomorrow morning, I'm assuming I'll want to somehow clean out the spark plug well before taking the plug out so this stuff doesnt drain into the motor? But anything is worth a shot. I read this somehwere a while back. Sometimes the stuff can cause some deposits on your plugs. It acts as a barrier. There are different types of plugs and coatings on plugs. Our customer support team is available 7 days a week to help you. The only real difference between types of plugs is the interval between changes.
I took a few pics and was curious if you or anyone had any feedback on their condition, Some seemed pretty normal except a few had a white powder appearance on the tips, not sure what would cause this? That is why the new ones have more. Like I said, try them all, hopefully it is just one. Some octane boosters are known to make plugs a funny burnt red color. If you're looking to do some international online shopping, be sure to visit. New difference in threads: Glad it worked out for you. This is called a galvanic reaction, or galvanic corrosion.