Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FIAT PALIO (178BX) 1.2, FIAT PALIO Weekend (178DX) 1.2, FIAT Strada Pickup (178_) 1.2, FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 (188.030, .050, .130, .150, .230, .250), FIAT Siena (178_, 172_) 1.2, FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.2 60, FIAT PANDA (169) 1.2, FIAT PANDA Van (169) 1.2 4x4

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on FIAT PUNTO 2 (188) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. List of the tools you'll need:
Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. List of the tools you'll need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 16
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Flat Screwdriver
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for PUNTO (188) and other FIAT models
How to change Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 1.2 60 – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Spark Plug
How to change Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 (188.030, .050, .130, .150, .230, .250) – tips for proper car maintenance
FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 (188.030, .050, .130, .150, .230, .250)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.2 60
FIAT PUNTO Van (188AX) 1.2 60
Easy tricks to help you to replace Spark Plug on FIAT PALIO Weekend (178DX) 1.2
FIAT PALIO Weekend (178DX) 1.2
Spark Plug removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for FIAT Strada Pickup (178_) 1.2
FIAT Strada Pickup (178_) 1.2
Changing Spark Plug on FIAT PANDA (169) 1.2 – tips for first time repair
FIAT PANDA (169) 1.2
Main steps for Spark Plug replacement on FIAT PALIO (178BX) 1.2
FIAT PALIO (178BX) 1.2
How to change Spark Plug on FIAT Siena (178_, 172_) 1.2 – tips for proper car maintenance
FIAT Siena (178_, 172_) 1.2
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Spark Plug on FIAT PANDA Van (169) 1.2 4x4
FIAT PANDA Van (169) 1.2 4x4
Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. Take the following steps:
  1. How to change Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the hood.
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    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Spark Plug replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Unscrew the filter housing fastening bolts.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Changing Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    Step 4
    Remove the air filter housing retaining spring.
  5. How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Spark Plug - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Remove the air filter housing.
  6. How to replace Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Cover the throttle body with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting into the system.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Spark Plug replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Detach the crankcase ventilation hose from the engine cover at the left.Use a crowbar.
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    Step 8
    Detach the throttle valve connectors.Use a crowbar.
  9. Changing of Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 9
    Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. AUTODOC recommends:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors.
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    Step 10
    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  11. Replacing Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 11
    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 12
    Take out the spark plugs.Use the spark plug socket #16.
  13. How to change Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2011 - tips and tricks
    Step 13
    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  14. Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Fiat Punto 188 2012 1.9 JTD Spark Plug
    Step 14
    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.Use the spark plug socket #16.
  15. DIY replacement of Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.3 JTD 16V 1999 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Step 15
    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them.Use the spark plug socket #16.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 25 nm torque.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. Professionals recommend:
    Don't tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection.
  16. How to change Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 1999 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 16
    Treat the spark plug wire connectors. Use high-temperature grease.Use a flat screwdriver.
  17. How to replace FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.2 60 2000 Spark Plug - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 17
    Install the spark plug wire connectors into the spark plug wells.Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. Follow the installation steps.
  18. Fiat Punto 188 1.2 16V 80 2001 Spark Plug replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 18
    Attach the throttle valve connectors.
  19. Changing Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 80 2002 by yourself
    Step 19
    Attach the crankcase ventilation hose to the engine cover at the left.
  20. How to remove FIAT PUNTO 1.9 JTD 2003 Spark Plug - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 20
    Remove the microfibre towel from the throttle body.
  21. How to replace Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO (188) 2004: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 21
    Reinstall the air filter housing.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Fiat Punto 188. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    Make sure the air filter body is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the air intake hose of the throttle body and the guiding fasteners.
  22. How hard is it to do yourself: Spark Plug replacement on Fiat Punto 188 1.4 2005 - download illustrated guide
    Step 22
    Screw the filter housing fastening bolts.Use a drive socket #10.Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Need to know how to renew Spark Plug on FIAT PUNTO ? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Step 23
    Install the air filter housing retaining spring.
  24. Changing of Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 2007 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 24
    Run the engine for a few minutes.This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.
  25. FIAT PUNTO 1.9 DS 60 Spark Plug replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 25
    Shut off the engine.
  26. Replacing Spark Plug on Fiat Punto 188 2009 1.2 60 by yourself
    Step 26
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  27. PUNTO (188) 1.9 JTD 2010 Spark Plug DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 27
    Close the hood.
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