Nissan Altima 2007-2012 Service Manual: Spark plug

Removal and Installation


1. Ignition coil

2. Spark plug

3. Rocker cover

REMOVAL

1. Remove the ignition coil. Refer to EM-35, "Removal and Installation".

2. Remove the spark plug with a suitable spark plug wrench.


INSPECTION AFTER REMOVAL

• Do not use a wire brush for cleaning the spark plugs. Replace as necessary.


• If plug is covered with carbon, a spark plug cleaner may be used.

Cleaner air pressure : less than 588 kPa (6 kg/cm2, 85 psi)

Cleaning time : less than 20 seconds

• Checking and adjusting plug gap is not required between change intervals. If the gap is out of specification, replace the spark plug.


Gap (nominal) : 1.1 mm (0.043 in)

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

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