I have a 99 explorer 4.0 and have heard it is a real pain to change plugs. is this true before I try to undertake this job?

Asked by Dec 25, 2015 at 03:14 AM about the 1999 Ford Explorer 4 Dr XLS SUV

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=zTEIY9AjJ0c

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If you don't have the proper tools and aren't up to the task have a mechanic, friend or dealership do the job. It is very doable by a do-it-yourselfer, but it is not a fun job.

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Thanks guys. After reading the comments and watching the video I believe that this is too much for me right now. I appreciate the good advice.

111,725

Good Luck and Happy New Year....

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My daughter has a 99 4.0 OHV and it was not particularly difficult. Just do it with a cold engine.

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