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I replaced the spark plug for the second time.

The last plug replacement was 38000km, and this time it is 72000km.
Due to the malfunction of the fuel pump, a lot of deposits are attached, and it seems that the combustion condition is not so good.

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To replace the plug, free the radiator and create a gap. Insert a plug wrench through the gap and remove it.
Note: Pull the plug cap straight to the end. If you bend it in the middle, the plug cap will crack.
Careful work is required because the place where the plug cap can be released is small.

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Use an in-vehicle tool plug wrench to turn with a 10 mm ratchet spanner. The trick is to pass the plug wrench through the gap in the frame as shown in the attached photo when pulling it out.

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NOTE: After inserting the genuine plug wrench, turn the protruding end of the wrench with a ratchet wrench.
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I replaced the spark plug for the second time.

The last plug replacement was 38000km, and this time it is 72000km.
Due to the malfunction of the fuel pump, a lot of deposits are attached, and it seems that the combustion condition is not so good.

View attachment 58335

To replace the plug, free the radiator and create a gap. Insert a plug wrench through the gap and remove it.
Note: Pull the plug cap straight to the end. If you bend it in the middle, the plug cap will crack.
Careful work is required because the place where the plug cap can be released is small.

View attachment 58334

Use an in-vehicle tool plug wrench to turn with a 10 mm ratchet spanner. The trick is to pass the plug wrench through the gap in the frame as shown in the attached photo when pulling it out.

View attachment 58333

Have good day!
Thank you for the excellent photos!
 

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Thanks!
What's the socket size in mm?
Also, where did you get that socket?
Hello. The plug wrench is an African twin in-vehicle tool(SST). When using a general socket wrench, it is necessary to remove the tank.

SILMAR8A9S
φ10.0mm
26.5mm
Hex 14.0mm
 

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Does the coolant need to be drained when moving the radiator to gain access to the spark plug and cap?
 

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Hello. The plug wrench is an African twin in-vehicle tool(SST). When using a general socket wrench, it is necessary to remove the tank.

SILMAR8A9S
φ10.0mm
26.5mm
Hex 14.0mm
Thanks! That's very helpful!.
As DoubleThumper mentioned, the complete toolkit was not included in Canadian models. We only got the fuse puller and the screwdriver 😒
 
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