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      01-06-2013, 12:10 PM   #272
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Originally Posted by Snig View Post
The removal tool works great! However, be very careful with the rear coil packs, not to break the tabs. Looks like my rear coil tab was damaged during the last change by the dealer and now have to find a place that can extract the coil.

Any ideas for extracting a broken rear coil?? Passenger side has very, very limited space to work with unless you take off the plenum.
I had no trouble pulling them off with my fingers, just rock them back and forth while gently pulling upwards. It will come off; a tool wasn't necessary for any of the coil removal and yes, those tabs where the tool would sit looks like fragile plastic, especially after many heat cycles.
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