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Step-by-step procedure on how to replace spark plugs & ignition coils on a Ford Fusion 2013-2020 2.5L engine.

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. Open the hood. See the step-by-step procedure on how to open the hood.
  2. Remove the engine cover by pulling it up.
  3. Disconnect the electrical connector of the ignition coil by pressing the clip and pulling the connector out.
  4. Remove the 8mm bolt on the ignition coil using an 8mm socket wrench.Removing the 8mm bolt on the ignition coil.
  5. Pull the ignition coil out from the vehicle.Removing the ignition coil of the Ford Fusion.
  6. Loosen the spark plugs by using a spark plug socket wrench and twisting it counterclockwise.Loosening the spark plug using a spark plug socket wrench.

     

  7. Pull the spark plug out using a spark plug socket. A magnetic pickup tool may be needed to lift up the spark plug. Removing the spark plug of the Ford Fusion.

     

  8. Place the new spark plug into the spark plug socket wrench or to the magnet and use the spark plug socket wrench or magnet to install the new spark plug into the vehicle. Do not allow the spark plug to drop in the hole as the tip of the spark plug may bend. Installing the new spark plug of the vehicle.

    This prevents the spark plugs from dropping down and damaging the gap.

  9. Tighten the spark plug to correct torque specification.Tightening the spark plug of the Ford Fusion.

     

  10. Place the ignition coil back into each coil.Installing the new ignition coil of the Ford Fusion.

     

  11. Reinstall the 8mm bolt on the ignition coil.Reinstalling the 8mm bolt on the ignition coil.

     

  12. Reconnect the electrical connector of the ignition coil.Reconnecting the electrical connector of the ignition coil.

     

  13. Line up the engine cover back to the vehicle and push it in to set it into place.

Spark Plug Gap 

Ford Fusion uses iridium or platinum spark plugs. Spark plugs come pre-gapped at 0.052"

Torque Specifications

  • Spark Plug Torque: 12 ft-lbs

Applicable Spark Plugs 

 Part Number  Manufacturer  Part Description
   AI5363 AUTOLITE Iridium Plug
   XP5363 AUTOLITE Autolite Iridium XP Plug
   XP5363DP2 AUTOLITE Autolite Iridium XP Plug
   APP5363 AUTOLITE Autolite Double Platinum Plug
   90607 ALLIANCE OE NGK Iridium And Platinum Plug
   96302 ALLIANCE OE BOSCH Double Iridium Plug
   3032 CHAMPION SPARK PLUG Platinum Plug
   7437 CHAMPION SPARK PLUG Double Platinum Plug
   9300 CHAMPION SPARK PLUG Iridium Plug
   41-814 ACDELCO PROFESSIONAL/GOLD Double Platinum Plug
   41-988 ACDELCO PROFESSIONAL/GOLD Iridium Plug
   17 ACDELCO PROFESSIONAL/GOLD Rapid Fire Plug
   3032-2 CHAMPION SPARK PLUG Platinum Plug
   7437-2 CHAMPION SPARK PLUG Double Platinum Plug
   PTV16TT DENSO Platinum Plug
   PT16VR13 DENSO Double Platinum Plug
   ITV16 DENSO Iridium Plug
   ITV16TT DENSO Iridium Plug
   5019 NGK Platinum Plug
   2467 NGK Double Platinum Plug
   90220 NGK Ruthenium Plug
   4344 NGK Iridium Plug
   90607 NGK Iridium And Platinum Plug
 

Engine

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2013-2020 Ford Fusion Spark Plugs & Ignition Coil Replacement Step-by-step procedure on how to replace spark plugs & ignition coils on a Ford Fusion 2013-2020 2.5L engine.