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Cant get my spark plugs to come out. 120 k and im not sure

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Cant get my spark plugs...
Cant get my spark plugs to come out
JA: How many miles are on the car? When was the last time the plugs were changed?
Customer: 120 k and im not sure exactly
JA: What is the model/year of your Nissan?
Customer: 09 altima 2.5 sl
JA: Are you fixing your Altima yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Ya got it all desembled til i try and take out the old plugs w a 5/8 magnetized spark plug socket
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: They just wont come oiut i dont get it
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Nissan
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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago
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Hi Im David, thanks for visiting the site. Are you meaning you cant break them loose?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ya
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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

spray some wd40 down the tubes and let them sit for 20 minutes

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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

theres no trick

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Ive got the magnet socket but just cant get them out but imne2 to this so very well mayb3 just doing something wrong idk
Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

so they are loose, but you cant get them to come out of the tubes?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
No i dont believe they are even loose its weird like i put the new spark plug in the socket to make sure it fit and you can feel the magnet socket tension but when i donit with the ones in the car already it doesnt seem like there really magnitized or stick to socket is there a certain one that i need or i read something a about a plastic part thAt grabs the plug and helps pull it out. I am really just annoyed with those f$%^&ng plugs right now..
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Doesnt seem like it is even loostening them but a spark plug socket universally is 5/8's
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
right????
Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

if you have a set of deepwell sockets, try using a couple different sizes of them to see if they fit over the plugs that are installed.

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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

hows it going?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
I was super busy so i just put it back together caause i didnt have the other sockets so tomorrow im assuming that if i do that and let the wd40 sit on them for 20 minutes it will be fine hopefully...oh and after i tackle this i was changing the brake pads oh ya i forget what that grease was called that i put on the bolts that you pull out . Whats it called??? Ty so much!!!
Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

you just need a bottle of anti seize

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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

hows it going?

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Nissan Mechanic: david craig, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 months ago

please leave a 5 star rating for me if you are satisfied with my assistance. just remember, by accepting the answer and leaving a rating doesnt mean we are done. im here to help you until the vehicle is fixed.

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