Having problems with your 1989 Toyota Camry ?
How to remove the spark plugs and the plastic part over it when they are stuck! and one broke off in the bottom? also how to unseize one?
Use a long bird beak pliers to pull the rubber off from the base if the plug wires, its gonna be a tight squeeze, then use the spark plug socket to get out the spark plug.
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