Pathfinder V6 Spark Plug DIY guide

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Postby palmerwmd » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:11 pm

Ooops I just realized u have the V8... thats not a VQ like most of us have..
So my comment may not apply to you. :oops:


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Postby V8Pathy » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:21 pm

palmerwmd wrote:Ooops I just realized u have the V8... thats not a VQ like most of us have..
So my comment may not apply to you. :oops:
yeah the misfiring at idle wasn't there before I swapped the plugs.

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Postby nismopath » Sun Feb 09, 2020 3:01 pm

Just pulled a misfire on cyclinder 5. I am going to test the plugs first.

Does anyone have a diagram showing which cylinders are which ? I got some conflicting information on google.

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Postby smj999smj » Mon Feb 10, 2020 1:38 am

nismopath wrote:Just pulled a misfire on cyclinder 5. I am going to test the plugs first.

Does anyone have a diagram showing which cylinders are which ? I got some conflicting information on google.
If you have a V6, then right bank (passenger side in the US), front to rear goes cylinders 1-3-5. Left bank (driver's side in US), front to rear goes 2-4-6. So, cylinder #5 is the last plug on the right bank.

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Postby nismopath » Mon Feb 10, 2020 11:51 am

Ok thanks. I picked up one LFR5AIX-11 so I can check the cyclinder.
A. Am I right that these plugs come pre gapped to .043 which is what is needed for the v6?
B. What is torque setting? Is 18lbs right?

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Postby smj999smj » Tue Feb 11, 2020 12:05 am

nismopath wrote:Ok thanks. I picked up one LFR5AIX-11 so I can check the cyclinder.
A. Am I right that these plugs come pre gapped to .043 which is what is needed for the v6?
B. What is torque setting? Is 18lbs right?
They are pre-gapped, but it doesn't hurt to double-check because you never know how much banging around the box did prior to you getting it. Yes, torque is 18 lb-ft.

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Postby nismopath » Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:13 am

Thanks for the help. Everything went great.

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Postby nismopath » Sun Feb 16, 2020 8:16 am

Is there any way to upload those pictures again? I got a few plugs in but taking the intake off I can’t figure out all the steps. If anyone has the clear pictures I’d appreciate it.
For some reason the first post has all fuzzy pictures.


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