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Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement Estimate for Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement costs $154 on average.

CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1992 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$195.27Shop/Dealer Price$234.62 - $326.17
1991 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$195.27Shop/Dealer Price$234.68 - $326.27
2001 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$234.91Shop/Dealer Price$282.26 - $399.29
1994 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$195.27Shop/Dealer Price$236.36 - $329.21
1996 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$195.27Shop/Dealer Price$233.46 - $324.13
2000 Ford ExplorerV8-5.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$286.65Shop/Dealer Price$345.75 - $503.51
1999 Ford ExplorerV6-4.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$222.31Shop/Dealer Price$265.79 - $372.84
1997 Ford ExplorerV8-5.0LService typeIgnition Cable (Spark plug wires) ReplacementEstimate$244.95Shop/Dealer Price$297.18 - $429.15
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Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement Service

What is the Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) all about?

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.

Keep in mind:

  • Ignition cable failure is often caused by other failing pieces in the ignition system; a mechanic should check for any other malfunctioning parts, and replace any parts of the system that don’t work.
  • Every time the ignition cables are replaced, the spark plugs should be inspected.
  • Leaking oil or coolant can cause ignition wire failure. If this is the case, the cause of the leak should be repaired or replaced, or else the new ignition wires will quickly be damaged as well.

How it's done:

  • Scan the computer system in the car for codes.
  • Inspect ignition cables (look for white spots).
  • Ohm test on individual cables.
  • Remove and replace the cables if found faulty.
  • Inspect the spark plugs.
  • Clear the codes.

Our recommendation:

Ignition wires should be replaced at least every 60,000 miles, but whenever your car is serviced, it’s a good idea to have the entire ignition system inspected. Any time that you have spark plugs replaced, it’s a good idea to have the ignition wires replaced as well. If you notice that your engine is running poorly, you should schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires)?

  • Check Engine light is on.
  • Engine misfires.
  • Poor gas mileage.
  • Engine may shake (light vibration).

How important is this service?

The fuel in your automobile is ignited by a spark. This starts with the ignition coil, which transforms low voltage power into extremely high voltage. This high voltage is transferred through the ignition cables, and to the spark plug, where a spark is created that ignites the engine’s fuel, and powers the engine.

When one or more ignition cables fail, this voltage will not be transferred from the ignition coil to the spark plugs, and the fuel will not be ignited. Depending on how many of your ignition cables malfunction, your car will either run poorly, or won’t run at all.

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David

9 years of experience
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David
9 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) - Kansas City, Missouri
David did a great and thorough job. He was extremely helpful and explained what he fixed and possible future issues.

Ricardo

21 years of experience
199 reviews
Ricardo
21 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) - Miami, Florida
He is extremely knowledge able in his work, and his attitude. He really did go over and above the limits of an mechanic that i have seen. The work the was done here @ my Office, and he did it in a awesome time, and professional matter. He explained everything in detail to me and told me about other things that were wrong with my car, and told me about services that do need to be done in time. He did a tune up on my car, i provided the parts, and i was just charged for the labor. I have to say the amount of money for that labor was a whole CHEAPER than taking my car to the garage or dealer. The cost is unbelievely alot less. I am actually calling the mechanic back in a few weeks to do another service. I am giving Ricardo the highest rating.

Joseph

13 years of experience
47 reviews
Joseph
13 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Replacement - Mustang, Oklahoma
Joseph did a great job. He communicated well, arrived on time, did excellent work. It is obvious he is motivated to do his jobs right.

Tyrone

17 years of experience
105 reviews
Tyrone
17 years of experience
Ford Explorer - Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) - Houston, Texas
Tyrone was excellent. He was professional, friendly and knowledgeable. I would definitely book him again.

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