2364 - 3-Valve Ford Triton Spark Plug Porcelain Extractor Kit
- Extracts the broken porcelain from spark plug sleeves that broke during a regular service
- Services: Ford ’04 – ’08 (4.6, 5.4 & 6.8 engines)
- May be used with #2365 kit
- MADE IN USA
The spark plug will break in 1 of 2 modes:
Mode 1: The ground electrode shield is left behind as an empty shell.
Mode 2: The porcelain center and ground electrode shield is left behind.
DO NOT DRIVE PORCELAIN DOWN INTO THE GROUND SHIELD AS FRAGMENTS MAY ENTER THE COMBUSTION CHAMBER.
ENGINE AND BONDING ADHESIVE MUST BE AT ROOM TEMPETURE OF 70 F (21 C) OR HIGHER FOR PROPER CURE AND BOND STRENGTH.
DO NOT REFUSE PINS. THIS ENSURES SURFACE CHARACTERISTICS FOR BONDING.
- Remove any remaining electrode material from broken porcelain using long needle nose reach pliers.
- Spray a good quality parts cleaner fluid into the porcelain hole for 2 to 4 seconds.
- Insert the pin into the adaptor. Thread shaft and tighten to lock in pin. Insert complete assembly into guide.
- Retract the adaptor and pin completely into the guide therefore protecting the pin.
NOTE: DAMAGED OR BENT PIN WILL PREVENT INSERTION INTO THE PORCELAIN.
- Insert the assembly into the spark plug well and insert the pin into the porcelain hole.
- Spray metal parts cleaner for 2-4 seconds between the spark plug well and the guide. Lift guide slightly to allow fluid to flood plug well.
- Pull threaded rod up and down, cleaning the inside of the porcelain with the cleaning fluid. Be sure to not disengage the pin and porcelain.
- Repeat process 6 and 7.
- Remove tool assembly and flood spark plug well again with metal parts cleaner, then completely blow out the entire well and porcelain with dry compressed air.
- It is important to be sure all parts of assembly and spark plug well/porcelain are clean and dry for proper bonding.
Porcelain Removal: Bounding process
NOTE: DO NOT ALLOW LOCTITE TO CONTACT THREADS IN CYLINDER HEAD.
- Working time limit of Loctite 680 is 10 minutes.
- Apply Loctite to the applicator approximately ¾ inch long. Do not apply excessive amount of Loctite to drip off the applicator.
- Insert the applicator to the porcelain and move up and down approximately ½ inch. Twist the applicator to completely cover the inside of the porcelain.
- Add additional Loctite and repeat steps 2 and 3.
- Clean the applicator with metal cleaner before agent starts to bond.
- Reassemble a clean and dry adaptor and pin assembly.
- Apply a generous amount of Loctite to the pin (do not allow to drip off pin) and retract pin assembly into the guide.
- Insert completed assembly into spark plug well and fully engage the pin into the porcelain with a twisting motion to spread bonding agent.
- Repeat steps 7 and 8.
- Leave assemble to set and bond for 1 hour before removal.
- Install the washer and nut to the end of the threaded rod and finger tighten.
- Hold the end of the threaded rod with a wrench and tighten the nut until the porcelain is free of the ground electrode.
NOTE: If the pin does not successfully cure and remove the porcelain, repeat the process using a clean pin, dry and clean porcelain and prevent the threaded rod from rotating during removal process.
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