Suzuki Vitara, Grand Vitara, XL7 2000-06

Spark Plugs

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Inspection



Inspect them for electrode air gap wear, carbon deposits and Insulator damage. If any abnormality is found, replace them with new plugs.

Removal & Installation



1.6L Engine
  1. Disconnect ignition coil couplers.
  2.  
  3. Remove ignition coil bolts.
  4.  
  5. Pull out high-tension cord while gripping its cap.
  6.  
  7. Remove ignition coil assembly.
  8.  
  9. Remove spark plugs.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Install spark plugs and tighten them to 18ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install ignition coil assembly.
  4.  
  5. Install high-tension cord while gripping its cap.
  6.  
  7. Tighten ignition coil bolts, and then connect ignition coil couplers.
  8.  

2.0L & 2.5L Engines
  1. For 2.5L engine, remove ignition coil cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect ignition coil couplers.
  4.  
  5. Remove ignition coil bolts, and then pull out ignition coil assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove spark plugs.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Install spark plugs and tighten them to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install ignition coil assembly.
  4.  
  5. Tighten ignition coil bolts, and then connect ignition coil couplers.
  6.  
  7. Install ignition coil cover if removed.
  8.  

2.7L Engine
  1. Remove surge tank cover.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect ignition coil couplers.
  4.  
  5. Remove ignition coil bolts, and then pull out ignition coil assembly.
  6.  
  7. Remove spark plugs.

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    Fig. Ignition coil removal 2.7L engine

  8.  

To install:

  1. Install spark plugs, and tighten to 18 ft. lbs (25 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install ignition coil assembly.
  4.  
  5. Tighten ignition coil assembly bolts.
  6.  
  7. Connect ignition coil couplers.
  8.  
  9. Install surge tank cover.
  10.  

 
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