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Discussion in 'New Member Introductions' started by kevin209, December 18, 2004.

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    1. kevin209

      kevin209 New Member

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      hi uk owner had my exploer for nearly a year now and now have to do some maintainence have sean some horror stories on this subject are they that bad to change.allso is there a ford work shop manual that can be purchase.
       
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    3. Howard

      Howard Moderator Elite Explorer Staff Member Moderator Elite Explorer

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      Welcome to another UK member.

      So far I have not tried a plug change yet. As far as manuals are concerned there is a Chilton's and a Haynes available form amazon or you can try and but the CD from ebay. None of these are for RHD models so you have to be a bit creative.
       
    4. 00sport4x4

      00sport4x4 Active Member

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      I have the v6 and it wasnt that bad to get to the spark plugs and change them. If your plugs have been in for a while they may be a little more difficult to remove.
       
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      ExplorerSportNu Well-Known Member

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      Yeah it was a PITA, I changed mine with about 125,000 but nothing that was impossible, Gd Lck ;)
       
    6. IN THE STICKS

      IN THE STICKS Active Member

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      Hi from another UK owner , I bought my plugs (double platinum) from Ebay , they cost £40 for the 6 which is a lot cheaper than the £12 each Ford wanted to rob me of :mad: . I've got the Haynes manual , I got it from Amazon , it's OK but does cover a lot of different types of X so it's not that detailed . I got the plugs changed when I had the LPG fitted , so I don't really know if it's easy or not ;) Good luck

      Dave
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