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How to change spark plug on NISSAN QASHQAI 1 (J10)

Replace It Yourself

Important!

This replacement procedure can be used for:
NISSAN MICRA III (K12) 160 SR, NISSAN Micra C+C III (K12) 1.6 160 SR, NISSAN Note (E11, NE11) 1.6, NISSAN Qashqai / Qashqai +2 I (J10, NJ10) 1.6, NISSAN TIIDA Saloon (SC11X) 1.6, NISSAN TIIDA Hatchback 1.6, NISSAN NV200 Box Body / Estate 1.6 16V (M20, M20M), NISSAN NV200 / Evalia Minibus 1.6 16V (M20, M20M). The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

Tools you’ll need:

  • Electronic spray
  • High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
  • Torque wrench
  • Spark plug socket # 16
  • Drive socket # 8
  • Drive socket # 10
  • Ratchet wrench
  • Round-nose pliers
  • Flat screwdriver
  • Telescoping magnet
  • Fender cover

Replacement: spark plugs – Nissan Qashqai J10. Professionals recommend:

  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.

The Recommended Sequence Of Steps:

 

Step 1
Open the hood.
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Step 2
Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
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Step 3
Disconnect the crankcase ventilation hose from the air duct. Use round-nose pliers.
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Step 4
Unscrew the clamps and fasteners on the air filter intake pipe. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
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Step 5
Disconnect the air intake pipe from the air filter housing.
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Step 6
Unscrew the fasteners connecting the throttle valve to the intake manifold. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
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Step 7
Release the clamp and detach the connector and the vacuum hose from the intake manifold near the throttle valve. Use round-nose pliers.
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Step 8
Unscrew the fasteners of the intake manifold bracket. Use a drive socket #10. Changing of Spark Plug on Nissan Qashqai j10 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide


Step 9
Detach the vacuum booster hose from the intake manifold.
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Step 10
Unscrew the intake manifold fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
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Step 11
Remove the intake manifold.
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Step 12
Cover the intake manifold passages with a microfibre towel to prevent dust and dirt from getting inside.
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Step 13
Unscrew the ignition coil bracket. Use a drive socket #10.
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Step 14
Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
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Step 15
Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug well.

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Step 16
Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
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Step 17
Take out the spark plugs. Use a telescoping magnet.
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Step 18
Apply a thin layer of a special high-temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs. Treat the surface of the terminals of the new spark plugs. Use electronic spray.
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Step 19
Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
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Step 20
Screw new spark plugs and tighten them. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 nm torque.

Replacement: spark plugs – Nissan Qashqai J10. Tip:
Don’t tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection.

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Step 21
Install the ignition coil to the spark plug well. Make sure you hear a click indicating that it is locked in place.

Dardoor recommends:
Follow the installation sequence.

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Step 22
Tighten the ignition coil fastening. Use a drive socket #10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 9 nm torque.

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Step 23
Remove the microfibre towel from the intake manifold.

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Step 24
Remove the intake manifold gasket. Use a flat screwdriver.

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Step 25
Install the new intake manifold gasket.

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Step 26
Install the intake manifold.
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Step 27
Tighten the intake manifold fasteners. Use a drive socket #10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 15 nm torque.

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Step 28
Tighten the fasteners of the intake manifold bracket. Use a drive socket №10. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 15 nm torque.

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Step 29
Attach the vacuum booster hose to the intake manifold.

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Step 30
Squeeze and install the vacuum booster hose clamp. Use round-nose pliers.
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Step 31
Install the throttle valve on the intake manifold.
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Step 32
Tighten the throttle valve fasteners. Use a drive socket #8. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 16 nm torque.
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Step 33
Attach the connector and the vacuum hose to the intake manifold near the throttle valve. Use round-nose pliers.
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Step 34
Connect the air intake pipe to the air filter housing.
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Step 35
Connect the crankcase ventilation hose to the air duct. Use round-nose pliers.
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Step 36
Tighten the clamp and fasteners on the air filter intake pipe. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
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Step 37
Run the engine for a few minutes. This is necessary in order to make sure that the component operates properly.

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Step 38
Shut off the engine.


Step 39
Remove the fender protection cover.
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Step 40
Close the hood.

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