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Changing Volkswagen Jetta Spark Plugs

Q. This may sound like a dumb question but where are the spark plugs on a 2002 Volkswagen Jetta with a 1.8 liter turbo? And how do I change them? Do the plugs need to be gapped? Where is the PCV valve?

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Changing Volkswagen Jetta Spark Plugs

A. There is a cover on the valve cover. Remove this cover and you will see the coils. Unscrew the coils and remove them. Then you can use a spark plug socket and extension to remove the spark plugs.

Changing Volkswagen Jetta Spark Plugs

Yes, the gap should be checked and adjusted before installing.

Changing Volkswagen Jetta Spark Plugs

The 1.8 liter turbo does not have a PCV valve, instead it has a crankcase breather. It is located on the cylinder block, just above the oil filter.

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