Will Removing the Spark Plug Wire Make the Rod Knock Go Away?

Answer Eliminating the ignition source for the cylinder exhibiting rod knock does seem to make the defect disappear. However, a rod knock indicates a mechanical problem at the bottom end of the piston-con... Read More »

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How to Make a Spark Plug Wire Longer?

You did some engine customization and added or relocated a few components. Now, one or more of your OEM spark plug wires no longer reach the plugs. It's a headache, particularly with high-performan... Read More »

Removing the Spark Plug Wires in a 2010 Chevy Tahoe?

The 2010 model year was the end of the line for two of the less popular engines once available on the Tahoe, the 4.8-liter V-8 and the 6.2-liter V-8. The standard engine became the 320-horsepower, ... Read More »

How to Fix a Spark Plug Wire Mix Up?

Your car coughs and jerks down the road after an amateur spark plug change--chances are you mixed up the spark plug wires. The "firing order" of the spark plugs refers to the order in which the dis... Read More »

How to Recrimp a Spark Plug Wire?

A solid connection between the distributor and the spark plugs ensures your vehicle runs correctly. When a spark plug connector becomes loose or receives damage, the spark plug emits a weak spark. ... Read More »