Suzuki Cappuccino - Spark Plugs


I replaced the spark plugs on my 1992 Suzuki Cappuccino - EA11r.

The Cappuccino takes 3x NGK DCPR7EIX 6046spark plugs - it was cheaper to buy 4 than 3. This might be a good time to change your spark plug wires too, the NGK part number for that is RC-SE43, I bought that item on ebay and it shipped from Japan (with free candy).

To change your spark plugs on the Suzuki Cappuccino, pop your hood.


Remove 8 Phillips head screws removing the spark plug cover. The front drivers side screw is tough, I used a watch screwdriver to remove it.


Remove the cover. I painted mine while it was off. It got scratched on the re-install, so clear coat might have helped. It’s easier to re-install if you remove the oil fill cap.

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Remove the spark plug lines, and either remember where they go, or label them, so that the firing order stays correct.


Remove the spark plugs with a spark plug socket, which is a deep socket with a rubber insert so that the spark plug doesn’t fall out.


Re-install the new plugs with the spark plug socket. 10-20Nm is the torque spec, but I didn’t check mine.


Re-attach the spark plug line or install new ones. You can remove your labels here. There are 3 lines, 1 to each spark plug, and a shorter one to the distrubuter. The bigger connection end I attached to the spark plug, and it fit under the cover.

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Test your car, then re-install the spark plug cover.


Larry also has a great video documenting this.

Written on June 20, 2024

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