2000 Mitsubishi Pajero 1.8 SE Auto Plug spanner broken

Mitsubishi Pajero Problem
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Plug spanner broken
Aug 17, 2016 (3 years ago)
The plug spanner head has tightened in the plug hole and cannot be removed.

Car details
Car: Mitsubishi Pajero
Variant: 1.8 SE Auto
Model Year: 2000
Category: Engine & Drivetrain

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Aug 17, 2016 (3 years ago)
On really bad ones I resort to a very little used tool,
A half inch sliding tommy bar and a plug socket obviously.
With the tommy bat half in half out and grabbing both ends it's a case pull/push anti clock/clock in a small movement operation,
Doesn't move much but tightening/slackening back and forth usually works the plug free.
Plenty of release oil and patience.
Worst one fought every Mil coming out and took at least 3 cups of coffee to help.
And don't ask about the gap on the plug when it did come out,
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