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I changes my spark plugs in my wife's nissan cube while doing

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I changes my spark plugs in my wife's nissan cube while doing so I broke the valve purge solenoid on top of the intake so I bought a new one and replaces it now when I drive it the engine sputters
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Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Nissan
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 6 months ago.
The purge valve should not cause a rough running issue at all. My guess is that either the spark plugs are gapped wrong or they are not good enough to withstand the heat. Check there first.If my answer has helped you, please help me by rating or accepting my answer. This does not cost you any more, it just allows me to be credited for my work. You can always ask follow up questions after rating or accepting. Thank you
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
OK what is the proper gap for them and also I did not use the dielectric grease will that cause a problem
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 6 months ago.
What year cube is this? And no, dielectric grease is not conductive and it is only used for waterproofing.
Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Expert:  Andrew Martin replied 6 months ago.
The gap is 0.044". Make sure they are OE plugs, like NGK Or Denso Iridium.

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