1.8-liter VVTL-i (2ZZ-GE) and VVT-i (1ZZ-FE) engine, transmission, exhaust, intake, and performance tuning discussions
Hi Everyone, Can anyone tell me if there is a special tool to take out the spark plugs on my 2009 Vibe 1.8 lt. engine. After removing the coil the biggest socket that will fit in the hole is a 9/16 and it won,t work. .... any info would be very much appreciated. Rusty H
- Posts: 2
- Joined: Sat Jul 30, 2011 12:38 am
9/16 should be the right size, maybe try a 14mm. Deep socket of course.
- Posts: 5759
- Joined: Fri Jun 05, 2009 1:49 pm
- Location: Calgary, AB
Yea Make sure its deep socket with the Rubber Spark Plug boot makes pulling em out real easy.
2009 Silver Vibe GT AutomaticI/H/E/Unichip @ 93octaneMy Garage : http://forums.genvibe.com/zerothread?id=43521
- Gone (Sold)
2005 Expedition Limited 2WD|4R75W 4SPD Auto|3.73 Gears|I/E|5Star Tuned@ 91|3" Lift/Level - Current Ride
- Posts: 168
- Joined: Mon May 31, 2010 12:01 pm
...a "redneck" alternative to the deep-socket with rubber "spark-plug" insert is just a 6-8" length of 1/2-inch INSIDE diameter tubing of some sort.
...makes inserting & removing spark-plugs easy!
...and the Devil said: "...yes, but it's a DRY heat!"
• 2011 Cruze LTZ 1.4LT 6A
• 2009 Vibe 1.8L 4A
• 2004 Vibe 1.8L 4A
Old Tele man
- Posts: 665
- Joined: Sat May 02, 2009 6:15 am
Return to Engine & Transmission
Who is online
Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 1 guest