Your Vehicle: 2001 Ford Escort ZX2 L4-2.0L DOHC VIN 3
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  1. Disconnect the spark plug wires from the spark plugs.


  1. Remove the spark plugs.


  • If an original spark plug is reused, install it in the same cylinder from which it was removed. New spark plugs can be used in any cylinder.
  • Use compressed air to remove any debris from the spark plug well before removing the spark plugs.
  1. Inspect the spark plugs.
  2. Clean the spark plugs with a wire brush or a professional spark plug cleaner (follow the manufacturers instructions).



  1. Adjust the spark plug gap as required.
    • Set gap to 1.3-1.4 mm (0.052-0.056 in) .
  1. Install the spark plug.
  2. Install the ignition wires.