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I want to replace spark plugs but not sure if I need do gap the plugs and if so what would that gap setting be? 2002 Nissan sentra specV

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? When was the last time the plugs were changed?

About 170K when last replaced unkown

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sentra yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I can do small stuff I have to get car thru smog in cal.

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** thank you for your question.

First off you want to make sure you use NGK spark plugs. Is that what you got?

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 4 months ago

NGK PLFR5A-11 is what you want to use and they should be gaped at 1.1mm or 0.043 in

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Nissan Mechanic: Jay, Nissan Technician replied 4 months ago

If you use any other brand spark plug, it can cause misfire codes.

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