The red arrows point to the locations of the two 10mm bolts on the 3. Step 2 — Remove the coil packs The 5. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 1500 2009-present. To avoid cross threading, start the spark plug into the cylinder head by hand. They are extended life parts needing replacement only if diagnostics indicate so. There's four clips, unclip them.
They're under the coils and hemi uses 2 per cylinder, while magnum has 1 per cylinder. This article applies to the Dodge Ram 3rd. If the heat shield is interfering you might be able to twist it back to its original position by prying against the plug base before removing it. There is a tool to hold the clutch assembly while you remove the large nut. Ask at a parts counter if you are unsure of the best plugs for your van. I'm only doing one for now. Before installing spark plug cables to either the spark plugs or coils, apply dielectric grease to inside of boots.
On this side, you may want to have extension for this second one here. Inspect the area carefully for clearance and consider breaking the ceramic top off the plug and then removing the remaining base with whatever socket will fit. I really needed the compressed air. Start threading the spark plugs into the hole by hand with an extension and torque to 15 ft. Tighten the coil pack bolts to 70 in.
Step 1: Get the air handling system out of the way. To get access to everything, remove the 10 mm bolt on either side of the resonator, release the four spring clips on the air filter box, release the the air filter box cover from the hooks on the engine side, then lift the front of the resonator to remove the plastic pin from the rubber grommet at the front of the resonator and work the resonator out of the rubber gasket that connects it to the throttle body. One of the easier maintenance jobs is changing the spark plugs. A total of three models of 2005 Dodges used the 4. One of the easier maintenance jobs is changing the spark plugs. For wires, you get one box containing 8 wires.
So I guess my question is, what is the safest way to get out a spark plug that is seized? Remove the air filter and put it in a clean spot for the same reason. Have someone inside of the car and up by the front of the car and this will increase the chance to hear it. The Dodge Ram is tough, but it's not rough. Disconnect, there's a little tab on the backside. The engine runs without any miss, and it revs high really well.
I did mine today and it didnt drain very much, maybe mines is clogged o … r had to do with pressure. It is held onto the resonator box with a hose clamp. Remove or relocate any obstructions. The V-Groove center electrode also allows for more area for flame expansion. Turn and push until you are sure that the socket is fully engaged on the sparkplug.
No fragments exist, any there were I blew away with compressed air. When the bolts are out, remove the bracket completely and set it aside. The nut is hard to get started but if the threads are clean and you are patient once it starts it is easy. Squeeze the tab on the connector plug while pulling the plug away from the resonator box. Another view of the coil packs positioning on the 4.
There are 8 coil packs on the valve covers. Trivalent metal plating provides superior anti-corrosion and anti-seizing properties. To remove the coil on each plug you will need to remove a 10mm nut that holds the coil in place on the plug. Set air filter box top assembly aside. To remove the resonator box on the 3. There is no clamp holding the resonator to the throttle body gasket, it just has a friction fit. Be very careful and turn it to drain the radiator.
Replacing spark plugs and wires are part of a tune-up, so if your spark plugs need to be replaced, you should also consider replacing the spark plug wires. There is a tool to hold the clutch assembly while you remove the large nut. The Dodge Ram is tough, but it's not rough. Any help would be much appreciated. We only sell parts from trusted brands like so that you can find quality parts you can count on. The bolt on the driver's side can be found behind the oil filler cap.