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2005 Chevy Malibu Classic / Spark Plugs

For some reason the owners manual to this car doesnt show you where half of anything is. I have been looking for where to find the spark plugs and have no clue where they are. Any other car and I could tell you where they are but I cant seem to locate them. I know there should be 4 or at least I think 4 for this car. Where are they and can someone show me a picture of where they are maybe?

If you look at the top of the valve cover, you’ll see a panel screwed down between the two banks of the valve cover. Remove the panel and there are the spark plugs.


I have unscrewed the 4 bolts that are on the cover but i cannot get it to come out, and tips on how to remove this? there are also 3 tiny screws to the right but not sure if i should remove those or not,

Go to an auto parts store and blow $20 on a Haynes or Chilton’s repair manual for the car. It really sounds like you need it, and it will save you way more than $20 in aggravation, mistakes, and other maintenance procedures.