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Spark Plug torque

Proper Spark Plug Torque is critical Now that car makers are using aluminum alloys in their cylinder heads, tightening spark plugs to the proper spark plug torque is critical. Overtightening a spark plug in an aluminum head can cause the spark plug shell to distort, which breaks the seal between the metal and porcelain components resulting in a combustion leak. Work yet is that the expansion and contraction can cause an overtightened spark plug to rip the threads right out of the cylinder head. That’ll cost you at least $500 … Read More

3.6 V-6 Firing Order

3.6-liter V-6 Firing Order GMC   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

3.8 V-6 VIN K firing order

3.8 V-6 VIN K firing order, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

3.8 V-6 VIN K firing order

3.8 V-6 VIN K firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

3.5 V-6 VIN H firing order

3.5 V-6 VIN H firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

3.4 V-6 VIN E firing order

3.4 V-6 VIN E firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

2.4 4-cylinder VIN T firing order

2.4 4-cylinder VIN T firing order Alero, Cavalier, Sunfire, Malibu and Grand Am, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

2.2 4-cylinder VIN 4 firing order

2.2 4-cylinder VIN 4 firing order Cavalier & Sunfire, firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

1.9 4-cylinder VIN 8 firing order

1.9 4-cylinder VIN 8 firing order, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout.   © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

1.9 4-cylinder VIN 9 firing order diagram

1.9 4-cylinder VIN 9 firing order diagram, spark plug gap, spark plug torque, coil pack layout. © 2012 Rick Muscoplat

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