05 dodge caravan backfires and sputters after replacing plugs and wires

Asked by Nov 25, 2016 at 12:10 PM about the 2005 Dodge Caravan

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Recheck the gap, they get messed up in shipping etc. Also, remove battery cable for a few hours, should reset the ECU and it will relearn and adjust to the new plugs.

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Check to make sure you have the right wires going to the right spark plugs. Sound like they're mixed up. HTH. -Jim

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