When to replace the Spark Plug on your NISSAN MICRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 2 year / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN MICRA III (K12) 1.2 16V, NISSAN MICRA III (K12) 1.2 16V, NISSAN MICRA III (K12) 1.0 16V, NISSAN MICRA III (K12) 1.2 LPG View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on NISSAN MICRA K12 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – Nissan Micra K12. List of the tools you'll need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Dielectric grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 10
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Flat screwdriver
Clip removal tool
Long nose pliers
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – Nissan Micra K12. Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Nissan Micra K12 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
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    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Disconnect the fastener of the air intake hose. Use a clip removal tool.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the air intake hose.
  5. Step 5
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    Release the air filter housing retainers.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Nissan Micra K12. Tip:
    The air filter housing is built into the engine cover.
  6. Step 6
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    Detach the air filter housing.
  7. Step 7
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    Remove the filter element from the filter housing.
  8. Step 8
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    Move the air filter housing aside.
  9. Step 9
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    Detach the connectors from the engine cover. Use a flat screwdriver.
  10. Step 10
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    Loosen the clamps and detach the hoses from the engine cover. Use long nose pliers.
  11. Step 11
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the upper engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 12
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  13. Step 13
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    Remove the upper engine cover.
  14. Step 14
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    Cover the intake channels of the engine with a microfibre cloth to prevent dust and dirt from getting inside.
  15. Step 15
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the lower engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  16. Step 16
    Remove the fastening bolts.
    Step 17
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    Remove the lower engine cover.
  17. Step 18
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    Unplug the connectors from the ignition coils.
  18. Step 19
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the ignition coils. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 20
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    Remove the fastening bolts.
  20. Step 21
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    Take out the ignition coils from the spark plug wells.
  21. Step 22
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  22. Step 23
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 24
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  24. Step 25
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  25. Step 26
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  26. Step 27
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    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 – Nissan Micra K12. AUTODOC experts 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.
  27. Step 28
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    Install the ignition coils to the spark plug wells.
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