Spark plug?

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Spark plug?

Post by highlife57 » Fri Apr 22, 2016 8:06 pm

How do you get a broken spark plug out?Image


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Re: Spark plug?

Post by Gary S » Sat Apr 23, 2016 5:28 am

That one's bad.
Sorry I didn't read second post. Only thing I can suggest is a screw extractor. You might take the helicoil
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Re: Spark plug?

Post by highlife57 » Sat Apr 23, 2016 7:12 am

Should I put some heat on it?


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Post by Gary S » Sun Apr 24, 2016 6:11 am

I think at this point you have to try whatever you can think of. I believe I would use some acetone and transmission fluid on it for a while first. Maybe some heat with the fluid. Your going to have to take your time.

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Re: Spark plug?

Post by Planeguy » Sun Apr 24, 2016 9:52 am

I agree with Gary. Soak it with a 50/50 mix of acetone and tranny fluid for a couple of days then try a screw extractor. Helicoils are easy to replace if the head doesn't get messed up. The biggest concern for me would be keeping (or flushing) the trash out of the cylinder.

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Re: Spark plug?

Post by junglecat » Sun Apr 24, 2016 11:24 am

Probably a lot easier to pull jug . If anything (trash) gets in it then you have bigger problems.
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Re: Spark plug?

Post by HAMMERHEAD » Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:19 pm

I would take the extra 10 minutes to pull the cylinder. Aerkroil penetrant and heat.

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Re: Spark plug?

Post by HAMMERHEAD » Mon Apr 25, 2016 7:21 pm

On second thought by looking at the plug you will probably break off every exhaust stud. Good luck!

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