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As the title suggests, I’m looking for a diy guide on the spark plugs on my 2018 Honda CR-V 1.5 turbo. It looks simple enough, but wanna make sure I’m using the right torque specs, I have the right equipment, and I’m using the right (if any) anti seize.
 

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Looks straight forward and typical of FWD 4 Cylinder vehicles.

Unhook battery.
Remove intake tubing.
Remove Honda Earth Dreams plastic resonator on top of engine.
Unhook electrical connections to each coil pack.
Unbolt coil packs, pull them out.
Use spark plug socket to remove spark plugs
Reinstall and reverse.
 

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As the title suggests, I’m looking for a diy guide on the spark plugs on my 2018 Honda CR-V 1.5 turbo. It looks simple enough, but wanna make sure I’m using the right torque specs, I have the right equipment, and I’m using the right (if any) anti seize.
Your 2018 turbo has 6 year, unlimited mileage warranty on your plugs.
 

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Use the oem spec NGK plugs
Check the gap and adjust if needed. Pre-gapped plugs are usually off.
absolutely no anti seize on NGK plugs
put a little dielectric grease on the terminal of the spark plug
Hand tighten the spark plug into the threading and then a final torque of 14 or 15 ft lbs with a torque wrench.

Consistency is KEY. Consistent gap and torque among all 4 plugs. Please dont hand torque them
 

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no comment.
 

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I'll ask my bud for a torqe tool and do a vid on one for inspecting the plugs. my mileage is not eeven near due or the Maintenance minder lit for it that is one reason why I did not want to comment.
 

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Your 2018 turbo has 6 year, unlimited mileage warranty on your plugs.
How do you suppose so, if the manual says they need replaced every 100k? Mines a 2017 and im looking because im at 105k and need to replace mine. But its like 750 at the dealership, saying they also needed to drain coolant?? Anyone know about that?
 

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Your dealer is smoking something if they claim you need to drain coolant to replace the spark plugs. They are just ordinary spark plugs, and you change them the same way you change them in any I4; should take 10 minutes, even with the most ham-handed and green dealer tech.

And the car does not have a defined maintenance schedule for the spark plugs. It's whenever MM Code 4 appears. (The same service is also a valve clearance check, but that shouldn't require a coolant drain either, although it would take longer and not be stupidly-trivial, just easy.) FYI, the coolant itself is MM Code 5.
 

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How do you suppose so, if the manual says they need replaced every 100k? Mines a 2017 and im looking because im at 105k and need to replace mine. But its like 750 at the dealership, saying they also needed to drain coolant?? Anyone know about that?
crack smokin dealer...find another....
 
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A suggestion for replacing spark plugs: get an 8" piece of 3/8" clear tubing. Insert new plug into one end, Grab other end to screw plug into socket. Will know immediately whether plug is seated correctly or not. If cross-threaded, pressure from tubing should not strip out plug insert.
 

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CCW ever so lightly feel it set in and cw. heck I do that in my sleep. I recall a kid came running over... FISH I snapped the spark plug what to do? you bet what fun it was. do I dare do a vid wi/o specs and torqes and no anti seize...
 
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