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Location Of Spark Plugs?


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You are changing the plugs in a rainy day, same here :) . One more question, I'm having trouble removing the wheel. I removed all the lug bolts but the wheel still won't come out. Do I have to unscrew the big nut in the center?

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Have you jacked up the car first. :P The big nut is for the drive axel and you do not play around with it. If you can see it then the center cap must be off.

There are 3 plugs on each side. Once you get the wheel off you will see a black plastic plate held on with 2 black plastic nuts. Remove the plate to give you better access to the front plug.

Use a jack stand.

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I got the wheel off, it was stuck a bit. I replaced the spark plugs and everything is running excellent! There is one more thing, the "check engine" light came on. I don't think I did anything wrong because the car now idles much better. Any ideas?

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tool pants!

you are a boxster nut!

its nice to see someone with a passion for this type of stuff

your energy forges the way for others

i still am a firm believer that if enough individuals tune the boxster to a mean street/track machine......porsche will listen and develop...hopefully we dont blow up too many engines before that day comes

ric

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There is only one way I can think up to get a check engine light after a spark plug change.

When I remove the coils to get to the plug I first remove the electrical connector to the coil. This was I can remove the coil from the car and inspect it.

Getting all 6 connectors back on takes some effort due to clearance issues. If one of the connectors is not properly seated then you will get a misfire and perhaps a check engine light.

Since the light is off I would forget it.

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