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3.4L spark plug wires

Discussion in '1st Gen. Tacomas (1995-2004)' started by sirsaechao, Feb 20, 2016.

  1. Feb 20, 2016 at 11:05 AM
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    sirsaechao

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    Doing a little maintenance this morning and tried to install new spark plugs, coil packs and new plug wires but the the new plug wires don't work. Any ideas? The left is the stock Toyota ones that plugs into the passenger side coils and the right ones are the replacement new wires:
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  2. Feb 20, 2016 at 8:27 PM
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  3. Feb 20, 2016 at 8:28 PM
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    Thanks I'm running my stock wires for now until I can send these back for a refund.
     
  4. Mar 28, 2016 at 5:45 PM
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    Dont you just need to slip the cap off the old wire, transfer it to the new one?
     
  5. Mar 28, 2016 at 5:56 PM
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    Doesn't go down. The stock is the female end and the replacement is a male end if that makes sense. I needed a replacement set with female end for it to work.
     
  6. Mar 28, 2016 at 6:57 PM
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    That's very unusual for any spark plug wire to have a "male" end. What the heck kind of spark plug has a female fitting?!
     
  7. Mar 28, 2016 at 6:58 PM
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    Exactly don't know what they were thinking. They even asked for vin to make sure it fits and they sent me this.
     

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