DIY Ford 5.4 3V Spark Plug Removal Without Breaking Plugs
This was a video that was request quite a long time ago numerous times by
people. One of the hardest things with removing the spark plugs on the
ford 5.4 3v engine is getting the plugs out without breaking them. once
you break the spark plug off in the engine you need a special tool to
extract the broken plug. However rumours said that if you extract the
plugs while they are hot you won't break them. so that's exactly what i
did had the engine at operating temperature pulled all the coils out and
used a impact wrench to removal the the spark plugs while the engine was
hot. and to my surprise non of them broke
6918 Ford Spark Plug Remover
OTC's Ford Spark Plug Removal Kit is designed to prevent breakage of the
during the removal procedure. The unique design helps prevent breakage by
locking the plug porcelain core -- this allows the complete unit to turn.
First install the collet holder assembly onto the spark plug hex and
tighten the collet screw.
Next, install the upper socket over the hex of the collet assembly.
Use the ratchet to remove the spark plug.
If a standard socket was used and only the hex portion of the spark plug
was removed, but the entire porcelain insulator and ground electrode shield
remain in the cylinder head, then we have a separated spark plug.
Thread the nut onto the collet screw to the adapter.
Continue threading the nut to pull the porcelain and electrode portions of
the spark plug out of the cylinder head
For Best Results, always remember to follow the detailed instructions
included in the kit.
It's that simple!
The new OTC #6918 Ford Spark Plug Removal Kit makes your job easier!
Ford 4.6L & 5.4L 3V Spark Plug Removal
Here are the parts and tools you will need-
9/16" Spark Plug Socket-
5.4L Plugs- SP515-
4.6L Plugs SP514-
Ford Carb Cleaner Part# PM-2
Ford Anti Seize Part# XL-2
5.4l 3v Latest Spark Plugs Part# SP515 up until mid 2008
4.6l 3v Latest Spark Plugs Part# SP514 up until mid 2008
A proven removal method that will yield good results. Having the engine
warm not hot for removal is ideal but is not always viable in every
situation. You are bound to break at least a few, and for that you should
watch my other video on extracting the broken plugs.
Removing broken spark plug from Triton 5.4 liter ford-Angry Mechanic
This is a video on Removing broken spark plug from Triton 5.4 liter ford
with the Lisle 65600 Broken Spark Plug Remover for Ford Triton 3 Valve
Engines. this was the second time using this tool and it worked like a
charm. years ago I pulled a head over this same thing so this tool is a
life saver. I have worked for Chevy for the last 10 years and was unaware
this tool existed. Buying this tool pays for itself the first time you use
it. and I highly recommend it to anyone who encounters this issue. Please
like and Subscribe to my channel. I will be doing more tech help stuff in
the future. Thanks...The Angry Mechanic.
Ford 4.6L 3v & 5.4L 3v Broken Spark Plug Removal
Get this Lisle tool at the absolute lowest price from Amazon here-
9/16" Spark Plug Socket-
This is the proper way to use the Lisle tool to pull those broken plug tips
out. I have included tips I have learned over the years of using it all in
great detail so you can have a smooth extraction the very first time.
How To Remove A Ford Triton Broken Spark Plug 5.4 L V8
Epic Automotive demonstrates how to remove a broken spark plug from a Ford
5.4 L Triton V8 engine. Don't forget to look for the hidden gummy bear for
your chance to win $10 in Epic Automotive credit. See the comments section
of our channel for details.
Side Note: In the video I explain that the tool I use is made by Matco. It
is actually made by Lisle and is sold under other various brand names.
Avoiding a Spark Plug Broken Off in Cylinder Head
Spark plugs can seize up in aluminum cylinder heads and cause big problems.
This is especially true for the very long spark plugs used in Ford's three
valve V8 & V10 engines. Pat Goss gives great tips on how to safely remove
Ford and other spark plugs without breaking them. Here is an image of the
incredibly long spark plug used in the 5.4L, etc. Fords:
Replacing blown out spark plug
A common problem with Ford Triton engines is that they will blow the spark
plug out, usually # 3 or # 4 on the passenger side. Some people say the
only repair is to take the head off. There is a tool designed to drill
out, re-tap, & install an insert. I've done it many times and so far they
all are still holding. I thought you might like to see how it's done
before you do one yourself.
Hub Grappler ™ by OTC
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• The Hub Grappler Kit is the complete solution for
servicing wheel hubs and bearings on the vehicle
without removing the steering components or knuckle.
This eliminates unnecessary alignments or the use of a
shop press, cutting service time dramatically.
• The new Hub Grappler Puller is specifically designed
to apply maximum force with minimal effort from an
impact gun to also minimize service time.
• The new jaws are designed and sized to properly fit hub
applications and can be quickly located on the puller
bar without the use of fasteners.
• The new 3/4" custom drive screw coupled with the
special equalizer washer provides smooth operation
while the proprietary heat treating extends its life
5-10 times longer than similar designs.
• 6 new adapters increases application coverage up to
2009 model year. Also includes tie rod/ball joint tool
and 2 Ford axle installers.
• The new Hub Grappler Application Guide is the most
comprehensive hub and bearing service guide on the
market. Developed to be the first tool used in the kit,
it provides quick reference to the other tools in the kit
required to do the job, eliminating guesswork and
saving time. New and Improved Design
65600 Broken Spark Plug Remover for Ford - Lisle Corporation
The Lisle 65600 Broken Spark Plug Remover for Ford Triton 3 Valve Engines
removes broken spark plugs from 2004 to 2008 Triton 3 valve per cylinder
engines. The set includes a unique porcelain pusher tool and a tapered
left-hand thread remover.
How To SeaFoam 2004-2008 5.4L Ford F150
Here is a quick vid of how to SeaFoam a 2004-2008 Ford F150 5.4L V8. The
best way to do it that I have found is through the Brake Booster Line, as it feeds all the cylinders at
Disconnect the Brake Booster Line,
or whatever Vacuum line you plan to use. With the engine running, start
feeding the line into the bottle to suck out the fluid. You will have to
have someone inside the vehicle to keep the RPM's between 1600 and 2000.
Going over wont blow your engine or anything, but it doesnt allow the fluid
to fully saturate the components.
After you have sucked up the amount of fluid that you want to use, turn off
the engine and let it sit for 5 minutes. After the 5 minutes, go ahead and
start it up and start revving the engine as you see in the video. This
will clean out most of the gunk and buildup, but like I said in the video,
after the smoke starts to dissipate, take the vehicle for a drive. Punch
it once or twice to make sure to dislodge all the extra crap.
This stuff will work wonders. You will notice a smoother idle and you will
gain a bit of power that has been lost to the carbon buildup in the engine.
Sorry for the undershirt and shorts, it was a lazy Saturday haha.