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Spark Plug Change

Discussion in '2nd Gen. Tacomas (2005-2015)' started by BImike, Feb 14, 2010.

  1. Feb 14, 2010 at 11:25 AM
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    BImike

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    When is sparkplug change recommended for 2006 tacoma? Is it easy enough to do yourself? Thanks in advance.
     
  2. Feb 14, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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    eight3one_offroad

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    brian

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  5. Feb 14, 2010 at 11:38 AM
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    tacomaman06

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    for the 4 cylinder tacomas....100k miles(they come with iridium plugs)....the v6....every30k miles.
     
  6. Feb 14, 2010 at 11:50 AM
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    Thanks for the great advice!
     
  7. Feb 14, 2010 at 12:24 PM
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    In my 4.0 V6 I installed iridiums at 30k miles so I wouldn't have to worry about them for a while.
     
  8. Apr 23, 2013 at 11:04 AM
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    Kawhampshire

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    Has anyone upgraded a 4.0 to iridium spark plugs, if so what kind did you use and are you happy with the performance?
     
  9. Apr 23, 2013 at 11:26 AM
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    The guy above you did....
     
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    i replaced mine with iridiums and it cleared up my pinging/clattering under acceleration noise.

    now i don't need to replace them again until 130k miles
     
  11. Jul 4, 2014 at 5:40 PM
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    I'll just add.... If you need a video to show you how to remove the engine cover and where the spark plugs are located you DO NOT need to be doing your own maintenance.
     
  13. Jul 5, 2014 at 7:47 AM
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    I ran my OEM plugs in my 2006 V6 for 80K not realizing they weren't Iridium from the factory. I put new Densos in it, from the dealer they are only $3.50 each. Don't be shocked when you find Denso's in one side and NGK on the other. That's how they all come from the factory.

    Changing plugs yourself is only a 20 minute job assuming that you gap them all on the bench first. I recommend a little never seize on the threads, after all, you are going into an aluminum engine.
     
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