2-70 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Spark Plug Replacement
Remove the stick coils (see Stick Coil Removal in the
Electrical System chapter).
Remove the spark plugs using the 14 mm (0.55 in.) plug
wrench [A] vertically.
Replace the spark plugs with new ones.
Standard Spark Plug
Insert the spark plug vertically into the spark plug hole
with the spark plug installed in the plug wrench [A], and
finger-tighten it first.
If tightening the spark plug with the wrench in-
clined, the insulator of the spark plug may break.
Torque - Spark Plugs: 13 N·m (1.3 kgf·m, 115 in·lb)
Install the stick coils (see Stick Coil Installation in the Elec-
trical System chapter).
After installation, be sure the stick coils are installed se-
curely by pulling up them lightly.
Supercharger Oil Screen Replacement
Throttle Body Assy (see Throttle Body Assy Removal in
the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Air Cleaner Housing (see Air Cleaner Housing Removal
in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter)
Right Throttle Body Assy Holder [A] (see Throttle Body
Assy Holder Removal in the Engine Top End chapter)
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Slide the clamp and remove the water hose [B].
Slide the clamp and disconnect the breather hose [A].
Breather Cover Bolts [B]
Breather Cover [D]