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453 Spark Plug Change

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This page covers both turbo and non turbo models.

Spark Plug Numbers

Smart Part Numbers:

Non turbo – A 281 159 01 00
Turbo – A 281 59 00 03

Aftermarket Numbers:

Non turbo – Champion REA8MX
Non turbo – Champion OE130/T10
Non turbo – Denso XE20HRU9
Non turbo – NGK LZKAR7B

Turbo – Champion OE261 (Iridium)
Turbo – Champion REA10WYPB (Iridium)
Turbo – NGK ILKAR7J7G (91121)
Turbo – DACIA: 224019133R
Turbo – RENAULT: 224019133R

New Spark Plug Tightening Torque

Tightening torque: 24Nm.

Spark Plug Specs

Non Turbo

Electrode gap: 0.9mm (0.035″)
Thread size: M12x1.25
Thread length: 26.5mm
Spark position: 5mm
Resistance 3kΩ to 9kΩ
Projection: 3mm


Electrode gap: 0.7mm (0.027″)
Thread size: M12x1.25
Thread length: 26.5mm
Spark position: 4mm
Resistance 3kΩ to 10kΩ
Projection: 1.5mm

453 Non Turbo 999cc

Remove the engine cover to reveal the engine (much wow!). The coil pack face straight towards you.

Because the pipe is in the way of the left hand coil pack, we need to disconnect the breather pipe. Press in the yellow tab on the side and pull the breather hose off.

Flip it up out of the way.


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