Why won't my 5/8 spark plug socket grab onto the spark plug on a 2007 Dodge Sprinter gas engine?

Asked by Jul 24, 2016 at 12:11 AM about the 2007 Dodge Sprinter Cargo 2500 144WB

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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70,285

It should be 5/8 but double check your size with new plug,check and make sure there is nothing blocking you,and all so check the plug if it self for rounding? stripped at nut portion.

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Yes I checked he socket with a new plug and it fits. I checked other spark plug holes and the scoket does not grab the spark plug. I looked in the hole and there is no obstruction. I have tried other 5/8 sockets with the same results, it won't grab.

28,995

Need a THIN WALL socket. You're not going to get a regular 5/8" socket into the recess. Sears or most auto places will have them.

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Look above this is the correct answer (thin wall) of someone THINKING.

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Ok here is what come down... I managed to remove one spark plug with all the luck in the world! The last shop that changed my plugs installed Desno Brand plugs!*# and they require a 9/16 plug socket!*# Life is hard enough!

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