Hey Scotty, I'm trying to do my grandmother's spark plugs on her car. The engine is cold, and I…

Hey Scotty, I'm trying to do my grandmother's spark plugs on her car. The engine is cold, and I unscrewed it with a spark plug socket and ratchet. However, I couldn't get the socket off of the plug when I tried to screw it back in. I got the plug out off the car. So, I need to seperate the plug from the socket once I screw it in. How do you think I'm supposed to do that?

get a socket that fits better that isn't so tight, or put some silicone lube inside the socket before inserting the plug into it

I finished the job today. It didn't really work when I tried your suggestions. However, the rubber insert that was in it, that was the main problem, came out of the socket, and onto the head of the spark plug I was going to change. That made it way easier. So now I can use that rubber insert, as a special tool to pick up the spark plug with it, so I don't have to worry.

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