Jim Garrison: @TheKurtser Yes, I do believe you were able to change the spark plugs and plug wires on your '01 Taurus 3.0 without removing the intake. However, in case you didn't notice, this engine does not have spark plug wires it has coil packs. This is not the same 3.0L engine that you have in your car. The 2001 Taurus came with more than one 3.0L engine option and you have the Vulcan 3.0 which has plug wires and you can change the plugs without removing the intake manifold. This engine in the video is the 3.0L Duratec engine and there is no way in hell you are changing the spark plugs without taking that intake manifold off; trust me.
mlpuppet70: Thanks for your video. I have a 2003 XLT Escape. I needed to change the spark plugs and coils. Your engine is very similar. Thanks! It really helped me out!!
1Rukee: I was able to do the job without removing the cables, just the pass side cable bracket. Also I did not need to remove the vacuum or coolant lines under the throttle body, and then just slide the intake forward instead of removing the intake totally to gain access to the rear coils and plugs. Saves a few steps and time.
countryOhio: You shouldn't gap already pre gapped iridium plugs lol
Darth Raider: Thank God I have the 2.3L inline 4 in my Escape. It's a breeze compared to the V6. All that work just to get the spark plugs out? What was Ford thinking--good lord!
Dug Williams: Cool! easier than I had hoped! Thanx! :)
tigertank88m: Yes, do yourself a big favor and replace the pcv valve. It's still a pain to change, I have a 2004 v6 3.0. You'll need a very long nose pliers and the pcv valve turns on with a type of thread. Get it on right or you'll get oil smell through your vents.
Rocco709: Is there are torque spec for the manifold bolts?
Dirtyharry70585: Take your time and getr done 1 hr.
My 2001 had plugs that rust thru, fubared the cats :\ Didn't know until kid said car been running bad, I'd change those pig out before 100k or 8yrs. The valve cover holes can hold water inside and stream the crap out of the plugs!
pzircon “Kaspersky” kasperskie: ha
Michael H: THANKS FOR TAKING THE TIME TO MAKE THIS VIDEO!
bench175: Thank you for your Ford Escape videos.
Autumn Ahlers: I was able to change plugs and coils on my 2007 Escape, in about 1 and a half hours, using this video. Thanks a bunch. Saved me some serious cash.
Edward Riou: Thanks for this video. Hopefully I can follow and save money doing it myself. Thanks again.
mkkmb5: Thanks for the video. I think with your video pretty simply to do. I'm going to subscribe, thanks again.
Markinpuff: I have read on some escapes the wiring harness is incorrect for cylinders 1,2,3 3 is on 1 and 1 on 3. This happen to me on my 2002 escape, installed wrong at the factory... I'm not much of a mechanic, but with time I think I could do it..
Toolie35: I just done this job and I managed to lift the manifold up and over the right with out removing the coolant lines. Might have been unique to my model year but worth trying b4 removing the lines. Less to mess with.
Jaime Ponce de Leon: I thought this was going to be a quick job... till i saw the engine. Its going to be a pain in the ass, but this video make the disassemble pretty straightforward.
Really appreciate people like you who film and explain the process.
lost7spirit: thank you this was very help and i feel more confident now
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