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Old 04-19-2007, 04:37 PM   #1
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dielectric grease

Anyone think this is a good idea when reconnecting plugs after disconnecting them?
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Old 04-19-2007, 07:40 PM   #2
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Hi,

Dielectric Grease typically had 2 functions in Car ignition systems. It provided a lubrication such as to a Distributor Shaft Cam and also to waterproof a connection such as a Spark Plug Boot.

While it certainly wouldn't hurt to use it, there wouldn't really be any benefit either.

With Coil-on-Plug, and the recessed Heads, there is already a watertight seal. And, again with the CoP, you don't need to lubricate it because you have a much larger surface to grip and separate the CoilPak from the Plug. Hope this helps...

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Old 04-19-2007, 11:41 PM   #3
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How about connectors, especially critical electronics like DME, after disconnecting them?

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Old 04-20-2007, 12:29 AM   #4
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How about connectors, especially critical electronics like DME, after disconnecting them?

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Hi,

Sure, you could. Again, I think it's unecessary really. You don't want that Grease attracting dirt/dust to the connector, so I wouldn't use very much...

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