Spark Plug Replace — First Gen. XC90

CN90: My “new” 2005 XC90 2.5T with 82K still has factory spark plugs as the P.O. never replaced them. Since I have had good success with NGK Iridium BKR6EIX in my 1998 BMW 528i, I decided to use these NGK Iridium BKR6EIX spark plugs in my XC90.

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Who MVS Forums Contributor cn90 does what he does best: explain how to do maintenance and repairs on Volvo cars and SUVs. He follows this spark plug change DIY five years later with a report on if it was wise to use NGK Iridiums. What do you think he’ll say? What Spark plugs (NGK Iridium BKR6EIX) Which 2005 XC90 2.5T (5 cylinder) with 82K

DIY: 2005 XC90 2.5T Spark Plugs using NGK Iridium BKR6EIX

To read about the antiseize debate, torque values, and how much torque needed to destroy the spark plug in a junk engine test etc., see the BMW threads below:

BMW E39 Spark Plugs thread (antiseize debate, torque values etc.):
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showth … p?t=533613

Antiseize debate thread:
http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/showth … p?t=405805

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