When to replace the Spark Plug on your OPEL ASTRA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 4 year / 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on OPEL ASTRA H Saloon [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for Astra H Saloon (A04) and other OPEL models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Astra H saloon. Tools you need:
Electronic spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Torque wrench
Spark plug socket # 16
Torx bit T40
Ratchet wrench
Crow bar
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Astra H saloon. 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 – Opel Astra H saloon. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Open the hood.
  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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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Astra H saloon. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  4. Step 4
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    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the ignition coil bolts. Use Torx T40. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 6
    Pry up the ignition coil. Use a crowbar.
    Step 7
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  7. Step 8
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  10. Step 11
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  11. Step 12
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  12. Step 13
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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 – Opel Astra H saloon. AUTODOC recommends:
    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.
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