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Spark Plugs

djleatherb15

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I want to change my spark plugs on my Explorer. Took them out and they were black. What kind of spark plugs should I get?
 


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natenkiki2004

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If you want to 'set it and forget it' then Motorcraft double platinums. Autolite can be substituted. If you want budget, you can get the copper ones from either manufacturer.
 




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Black? Get cheap ones, because you will be changing them again. Your engine is running very rich, and I suggest you find the problem.
 




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I like Autolite or Motorcraft. Never been disappointed in either.
 




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Black? Get cheap ones, because you will be changing them again. Your engine is running very rich, and I suggest you find the problem.

That or it's burning oil.

Was it black and crusty or just a light coating in black with some brown? Can you post pictures?
 




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Or maybe he's referring to the color of the plug body? :scratch:

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