Sparkplug coil loose

Discussion in '2005+ Mustang GT 4.6L Tech' started by Jadday, Jul 21, 2021.

  1. Jadday

    Jadday Junior Member

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    Hello everyone,

    My 2005 stang had an misfire today and I went to check the sparkplugs. I've come to realize that 1 of the coils wasn't holding on tight because of the bolt was loose. Did a further check up and it seems that it does screw into a plastic hole that broke. Did a search online but couldn't find the part number of this. My question is if anyone know the part number of this cover or any other idea how I can fix this.. I did put a tie wrap on it for a temporary fix.

    Thank you in advance for any suggestion.

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  2. msvela448

    msvela448 forum member

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    Holy s**t!... That's aluminum, not plastic.... and it's a part of the valve cover, not a part you can replace.

    You'd have to buy a new valve cover to fix it. Tasca Parts has them for about $120 each. Here's the part numbers:

    Driver's side: 9L1Z-6582-C
    Psgr side: 9L1Z-6582-D

    It looks like it was smashed downward or pried outward.... Or maybe a much larger bolt was forced in there... But I have a hard time believing that just "happened" over the course of normal operation.

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  3. Windstang

    Windstang Junior Member

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    Maybe try some JB Weld and fix it up. There really shouldn't be that much stress on that part just holding the coilpack. I agree with Mxx448 - that didn't just happen.
     
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  4. 07 Boss

    07 Boss Senior Member

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    And on a side note, clean up that engine bay, your motor will be happier.
     
  5. Midlife Crises

    Midlife Crises Senior Member

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    My first thought was Holy Carp what else is broken or falling off!
     
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  6. Laga

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    Or, you could go full ROADKILL and use a zip tie.
     
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  7. Windstang

    Windstang Junior Member

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    Holy Carp - sounds like a fishy story!
     
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  8. Midlife Crises

    Midlife Crises Senior Member

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    Kinda looks like it might have been in a river or flood.
     
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  9. Mach2burnout

    Mach2burnout 05 Redfire GT

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    I have a pair of 2005 Valve covers that I will sell you. Message me.


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