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cleaning dirty spark plug holes?

i had alot of coolant leak into my plugs n it left a redish salt like residue in the cylinders . is there anything i can spray in there n clean them out with and not damage my engine.

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With the plug still in there, spray a little carb cleaner down in the hole. Wrap a rag over the end of a screwdriver and shove that down there to soak/scrub it all up.



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Take them out and very lightly sandblast them, then reset the gap and done.

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I just reread the title... for some reason I thought you were asking about how to clean the plugs. You definitely do not want to sand blast the holes in the head. For that I'd try leaving the plug, soak with some cleaner and blow it out.

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lol yeah i was wondering what u meant. but thanks thats wat i will do, i didnt want to spray anything that could damage my car
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