Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement Estimate for BMW 535is

BMW 535is Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement costs $178 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$178 to $188
Labor: $70 -$80
Parts: $108
Average Dealer price
$309
Average Shop price
$218
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1988 BMW 535isL6-3.5LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementYourMechanic Price$186.73Shop/Dealer Price$241.32 - $347.92
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All about Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement

The ignition cables, also known as “spark plug wires” are part of the ignition system. They transfer the spark from the distributor or ignition coil to spark plugs that ignite the air-fuel mixture, starting the engine. Over time, the cables can get weak and break down. This will make it harder for the spark to reach the engine cylinders, resulting in engine misfires. The car may not start at all. If one of the spark plugs has gone bad, the car will still start and run, but it will run poorly.

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