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2010 Ford F-150 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2007 Kia Rondo $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2010 Volvo V50 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2016 Lincoln MKS $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2014 BMW 535i $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2008 Jaguar XJR $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50

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Adjust Ignition Timing Service

What is ignition timing all about?

Your engine relies on perfect timing to work smoothly and efficiently. This requires ideal ignition timing. The ignition system is responsible for creating the spark that combusts the fuel that powers the cylinders and therefore the engine. In order to have your engine run perfectly, the ignition has to create a spark at the optimal time. As miles accumulate, your ignition system may start to spark at the wrong time, and the timing will need to be adjusted.

Keep in mind:

  • Many modern vehicles have ignition timing that automatically adjusts.
  • Whenever the ignition timing is adjusted, the entire ignition system should be inspected.
  • After adjusting the ignition, the vehicle should run for a few minutes to make sure that it works properly.

How it's done:

  • Hook up timing light
  • Check the ignition timing
  • Adjust if needed

Our recommendation:

The ignition system is a pivotal part of your vehicle, and should always be inspected during routine maintenance and service. During all engine tuneups the ignition timing should be checked.

What are the common symptoms indicating you need to adjust the ignition timing?

  • Car stays running when you turn it off
  • Rattling noise from the engine

How important is this service?

Your engine has four basic steps of operation. The first is intake, where fuel is added to the cylinders. The second is compression, where the fuel is compressed in the cylinder. The third is power, where the compressed fuel is combusted, thus firing the cylinders. And the fourth is exhaust.

Your ignition system plays a key role in between the second and third steps. The ignition system sends a strong current to the spark plug, where a spark is created that helps ignite the fuel. This happens immediately after compression; the spark ignites the compressed fuel, which combusts it and creates the power. Over time the ignition timing can be altered, and the spark will not occur between compression and power. As a result, the fuel will have a hard time combusting, the cylinder will not be as powerful, and the engine will have problems.

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Maxwell

18 years of experience
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Maxwell
18 years of experience
Nissan Pathfinder V6-3.0L - Adjust Ignition Timing - Humble, Texas
Maxwell is a very professional and knowledgable and extraordinarily talented mechanic. he is well spoken well versed and is very capable in handling your most simplest to complex mechanical questions. Maxwell is a great listener, very attentive and will tell what you need directly no if's and or but. Give you the strait scoop. YourMechanic should be happy to have him as employee and representative of your organization. You definitely need more Maxwell's or you should clone him. hahahaha
Nissan Sentra - Adjust Ignition Timing - Houston, Texas
Maxwell was very knowledgeable, polite, and punctual. Completed the repairs very quickly and proficiently. I will definitely be booking him for any future services!

Jonathan

26 years of experience
54 reviews
Jonathan
26 years of experience
Mazda CX-9 V6-3.7L - Adjust Ignition Timing - Marietta, Georgia
Super down to earth. So, so respectable and a straight shooter. No hiding what he is doing and very perceptive of smells, sounds, and his knowledge is impeccable. I am having him back shortly. We have a family trip. Thank y'all

Andrew

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Andrew
15 years of experience
Chevrolet C10 Pickup V8-5.0L - Adjust Ignition Timing - Portland, Oregon
Arrived early and executed my engine ignition timing without an issue. Would definitely use his services again.

Greg

22 years of experience
155 reviews
Greg
22 years of experience
Kia Soul L4-2.0L - Adjust Ignition Timing - Chandler, Arizona
Greg went out of his way to find out the problem with my car suddenly not starting and super educated me on the basics of how the car should be running and gave suggestions to keep my car running great. He got my car starting and did multiple tests to make sure it was 200% and fixed my problem! He did such a great job that I just booked him again for my tire rotation and break pad replacements!

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