When to replace the Spark Plug on your OPEL MERIVA
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 4 year / 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.8 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change spark plug on OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for Meriva A (X03) and other OPEL models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Meriva X03. Tools you need:
Electronic spray
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Torque wrench
Spark plug socket # 16
Torx bit T20
Torx bit T30
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Crow bar
Microfibre towel
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Meriva X03. AUTODOC recommends:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Meriva X03. Use the following procedure:
  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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    Unscrew the fasteners of the air distribution housing assembly. Use Torx T20.
  4. Step 4
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    Remove the air distribution housing assembly.
  5. Step 5
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 6
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    Unscrew the oil filler plug.
  7. Step 7
    Remove the oil filler cap.
    Step 8
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    Cover the oil filler opening with a microfibre towel to prevent dirt and foreign objects from getting into the system.
  8. Step 9
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Meriva X03. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  9. Step 10
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    Remove the microfibre towel from the oil filler opening.
  10. Step 11
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    Install the oil filler cap.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the ignition coil bolts.
  12. Step 13
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    Detach the connector from the ignition coil. Use a flat screwdriver.
  13. Step 14
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    Unscrew the ignition coil bolts. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 15
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    Pry up the ignition coil. Use a crowbar.
  15. Step 16
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  16. Step 17
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  17. Step 18
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 19
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  19. Step 20
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  20. Step 21
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  21. Step 22
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    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 24 nm torque.
    Replacement: spark plugs – Opel Meriva X03. 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.
  22. Step 23
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    Install the ignition coil to the spark plug well. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.
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