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Re: 20v spark plug replacement

> I was home sick yesterday, so I decided to take a peek at the plugs
> in the '91 200q to see if they were the cause of the misfire at high
> boost (which I am still chasing).  I took out my brand new Sears
> locking extensions (so as not to loose the spark plug socket) and
> *whoa*, the plug socket doesn't fit in the hole in the head.  Hmmm...I
> remembered that I had a smaller spark plug socket which was used on
> some newer GM plugs, so I put it in place and *whoa*, it doesn't fit
> down the hole either (but it is close).
> So...what spark plug socket do I use for looking at these plugs?  Is
> it an Audi-only part?  Am I left with using the handle end of the lug
> nut wrench (which is outfitted for plug removal)?
> Inquiring minds want to know.

I also had the same problem when removing my plugs to do the timing belt. I just
ended up using a standard 5/8" deep well socket (craftsman type). Worked just
fine, but my 5/8" spark jplug wrench did not.


91 200q

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