Does a motor from an 2006 Chevy Equinox needs to be removed to change a spark plug?
My Equinox is making like a motorcycle noise once I get to 30mph. If I speed up the
noise gets louder and worse. I diagnosed my car and, it read #1 is malfunctioning. A
friend of mine suggested me to a mechanic ( I not to sure if he's licensed). He went to
my home and took a quick look at it. I suggested that he would have to removed the
motor so, he can see where the wire leads to the spark plug ( I took a step back when
he said that.) Is that true that I have remove the motor? Can you look under the
Equinox to see, if you can undo it like that? I was think of taking it to a "real"
mechanic. I purchased the spark plug and wire. How much (estimate) would they
charge me for just one spark plug?
You don't need to remove the motor. You can change the rear plugs from under the vehicle coming up from the bottom. It is a tight fit but this is the best way to change the rear plugs on your vehicle.
Always a good idea to have a "real" mechanic
A real mechanic would be a good idea. Our 07 makes a "motorcycle" noise when the StabiliTrak system activates. The only times we have had that activate is when we hit a large puddle at decent speed. I would wonder if maybe your system is kicking in when you hit 30 mph maybe there is a bad sensor or something
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