When to replace the Spark Plug on your FORD ESCORT
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 2 year / 20000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT) 1.1, FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT) 1.3, FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT) 1.3 (GAF) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT). Tools you might need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT). AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Remove the engine cover.
    Replacement: spark plugs – FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells. Use a flat screwdriver.
    Replacement: spark plugs – FORD ESCORT IV (GAF, AWF, ABFT). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors.
  3. Step 5
    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
    Step 6
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 7
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    Take out the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16.
  5. Step 8
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  6. Step 9
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats. Use the spark plug socket #16.
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