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I need help changing the spark plugs on my 2004 Chevy Impala.

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I need help changing the spark plugs on my 2004 Chevy Impala. Where are the hidden spark plugs, I can' t find all of them?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Chevy
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
Welcome. There are 3 plugs on the front and the back of the engine. IF you trace the spark plug wires, find the rubber boot. Then twist the boot half a turn then pull on the boot and not the wire. What size is your engine?
Customer: replied 5 years ago.
3400 SFI
Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
Object Number: 211481  Size: SH

Notice: Twist the spark plug boot one-half turn in order to release the boot. Pull on the spark plug boot only. Do not pull on the spark plug wire or the wire could be damaged.

  • Remove the spark plug wires 2, 4, and 6 from the engine left side spark plugs.
  • Remove the spark plug wires from the retaining clips.
    Object Number: 211485  Size: SH

  • Remove the spark plug wires 1, 3, and 5 from the engine right side spark plugs.
  • Remove the spark plug wires from the retaining clip.
  • Customer: replied 5 years ago.

    Should the spark plugs come right out? They seem a little tough and don't seem to want to come out.

    Expert:  GM Tech (Cam) replied 5 years ago.
    The spark plugs will be tight to start, then once you get them turning, should spin out with little issues.
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