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How much does Adjust Ignition Timing cost in Union City?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to in Union City. Our mechanics in Union City 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 in Union City.

Adjust Ignition Timing pricing for various cars

CarsEstimateParts CostLabor CostSavingsAverage Dealer Price
2006 Honda Insight$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2009 Volvo V50$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2014 Hyundai Genesis Coupe$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2015 BMW 328i GT xDrive$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50
2008 Acura TL$95$0.00$94.9911%$107.50

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.


Recent Adjust Ignition Timing reviews in Union City

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Kenneth

23 years of experience
7 reviews
Kenneth
23 years of experience
Very helpful and concerns

Aaron

15 years of experience
25 reviews
Aaron
15 years of experience
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.

Samuel

15 years of experience
14 reviews
Samuel
15 years of experience
On time .. honest ... n did a great job on fixing my truck.

Melvin

17 years of experience
221 reviews
Melvin
17 years of experience

Blissel

4 years of experience
38 reviews
Blissel
4 years of experience
Came early got job done quick..car runs great...thnx great job

Jose

17 years of experience
154 reviews
Jose
17 years of experience
This man knows what he's doing. He has all the right tools, he was well organized and he was early. I am definitely recomending him to All my family and friends.

Pete

16 years of experience
192 reviews
Pete
16 years of experience
Showed up right on time and did the job while giving me knowledge for future references.

Ben

41 years of experience
1421 reviews
Ben
41 years of experience
Mr. Ben was timely,and very professional..

Attila

19 years of experience
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Attila
19 years of experience
Attila was a great help and helped ID a larger issue with my MR2, thanks for your help !!!

Luke

16 years of experience
138 reviews
Luke
16 years of experience
I highly recommend Luke for any service issue / item! He is very knowledgeable, professional, detailed oriented, personable, punctual, and most of all, a car guy! There is a difference between a mechanic and a true car guy. Luke truly cares about cars and getting your car repaired correctly. What a great guy!

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