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It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Volvo C70 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2007 Volkswagen Passat $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2011 Honda Odyssey $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2014 Mercedes-Benz B250 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2015 Audi A4 $80 $0.00 $79.99 25% $107.50
2010 BMW M6 $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

17 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
17 years of experience
Nissan Pathfinder - 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!

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
Honda CRX - Adjust Ignition Timing - Antioch, California
Joshua did a great job. He quickly found the issue. Total cost was actually less than the original quote.
Buick Skylark - Adjust Ignition Timing - Oakland, California
After taking my car to a shop, it ran worse than when I took it in but Joshua fixed it and made my classic purr like a kitten... thanks a million. I'm sure I'll be needing his skills in the future. #72BuickSkylark

Robert

30 years of experience
596 reviews
Robert
30 years of experience
Volvo 1800 - Adjust Ignition Timing - Cupertino, California
I appreciated his willingness to deal with a 55 year old car. It is very different than working with a current model car. Not everyone is willing or able to do this.

Aaron

14 years of experience
25 reviews
Aaron
14 years of experience
Toyota Corolla - Adjust Ignition Timing - Denver, Colorado
Exceptional mechanic. Went far beyond the call of duty in performing automotive services. Great communication. Explains why the problem and what the solution is. Customer service is tops and kept me abreast as work was being completed. Highly recommended. Not to be disappointed. Book with confidence.

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