They mean you can usually pop the two front motor mounts off and 'tilt' the
engine forward, giving you more room to reach down to the back of the engine
to get at the rear plugs. I haven't been under the hood of a Park Avenue,
but from what I know about them, you should have plenty of room to get your
arm back there and take the plugs out. In my Bonnie, I sit in the engine bay
and do it like that. Just don't sit on anything that will break ;-)
OK now I understand.
I have tried "sitting" in engine bay, it helps. Car has 90k miles
and never had plugs changed. Any ideas on getting the boot off the
plug, I have been pulling on two of them several times with no
On Fri, 5 Jan 2007 21:20:57 -0500, "80 Knight"
If you are going to change the wires too, just use a pair of pliers to get
the boot off the plug. Try and turn the boot back and forth as well, as if
you are screwing it onto the plug. That may loosen it too.
I haven't done plugs yet on my 2005 Park Avenue but there is plenty of
room between the engine & firewall and tilting the engine forward isn't
really necessary. Just use some short extentions on your ratchet and a
05 Park Avenue 53,453 mi.
91 Bonnevill 308,130 mi.
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