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    Default Spark Plug Change

    Hi All,

    Recently had spark plugs done and the car now turns over a couple of times before starting, whereas previously it was almost instant. Could this indicate a loose/faulty spark plug or is this normal?

    Cheers,

    Ben

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    it should start better with new plugs not "worse"!

    are the correct ones been fitted?

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    Yeah that's my worry that they're wrong.

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    I'd take each one out and re-fit individually and then start the car between each refit to see if its made any difference. Bit long winded but then you'll know which plug is playing up.
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    Make sure the coilpacks are securely bolted down onto the cam cover, they are easy to strip the thread on and therefore sit loosely.

 

 

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