Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Hot Plug

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Diesel Engine
  1. Insert a suitable round bar sizing 3-5mm in diameter into nozzle holder fitting hold to touch the hot plug, then drive out the hot plugs using a hammer.
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  3. Install lock ball into groove in hot plug. Drive the hot plug into cylinder head by aligning lock ball in hot plug with groove in cylinder head.
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  5. Press the hot plug into position by applying 4,500 to 5,000 kg (9922.5 to 11025 lbs.) pressure, using a bench press with a piece of metal fitted against the hot plug face for protection. After installation, grind the face of hot plug flush with the face of the cylinder head.
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