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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,720

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Chris

21 years of experience
1678 reviews
Chris
21 years of experience
he is very nice and very knowledgeable
Chriss show up on time. He completed job earlier than estimate in the quote. Chriss is friendly and answer any questions regard to my car. Ni

Joel

20 years of experience
758 reviews
Joel
20 years of experience
Thanks for your expertise. Very knowledgeable able what was wrong with my car and way on time with a smile. Thanks
Very pleased

Allen

35 years of experience
451 reviews
Allen
35 years of experience
Always on time and has great pride in his work. Would always recommend Allen

Roger

14 years of experience
55 reviews
Roger
14 years of experience

Verne

17 years of experience
17 reviews
Verne
17 years of experience
very nice and professional, did a great job.

Emmette

35 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
35 years of experience
Emmette knew his stuff. I was DIYing a job and had hit a snag when my spark plug socket became wedged on my sparkplug. So finally I gave in and called someone to finish the job. Emmette show up and agreed to remove the spark plug, but wouldn't reassemble the cowl (understandable). He took a huge amount of pictures of my car which made me uneasy but I suppose makes sense. It might have been easier for him to just ask me to stand in front of the camera and say "My name is X, and Emmette Greene provided me a good service." But to each his own.

Manuel

31 years of experience
273 reviews
Manuel
31 years of experience
Very professional, knowledgeable, and took time to explain all the details of what was going on with my car and how to best address each item.

David

12 years of experience
272 reviews
David
12 years of experience
David was very professional in all respects. I would hire him again without hesitation.

Honorio

18 years of experience
774 reviews
Honorio
18 years of experience
My bmw 325i failed the smog check and there was a engine cylinder 4 misfire. Honorio did an excellent job of fixing both spark plug and coil and immediately huge difference in the engine idling,no vibrations.. He also gave me v good advice to run car for atleast 100 miles as smog detection would not get faulty old code. I had a nice relaxing afternoon sitting by pool and thank Honorio for fixing the car. Total cost $350.00

Jesus

13 years of experience
12 reviews
Jesus
13 years of experience
The easiest and reliable service I’ve ever had! Definitely will use again especially if Jesus is the one fixing my car !


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Abington?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2008 Mazda B4000 $131 $26.88 $103.98 21% $166.63
2015 Volkswagen Eos $146 $66.16 $79.99 15% $173.66
2007 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD Classic $528 $360.00 $167.97 9% $585.75
2014 Mini Cooper Countryman $208 $111.92 $95.98 13% $240.92
2009 BMW 328i xDrive $196 $83.58 $111.98 16% $234.08
2008 BMW M3 $423 $254.67 $167.97 12% $480.42

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Spark Plug Replacement Service

What are spark plugs and how do they work?

Spark plugs are one of the key components of your vehicle’s ignition system. They ignite gasoline and air inside of your engine. This gives your engine the power to propel you down the road. The spark plug takes high voltage electricity from the ignition coil and creates a spark at just right moment during the engine’s combustion cycle. This gives the engine the best mix of power, fuel economy and low emissions. However, the electrode at the end of the spark plug eventually wears out and can cause performance issues.

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When should you replace spark plugs?

Replacement should follow the vehicle maintenance schedule. This will be listed in the vehicle’s owner’s manual. Some cars require regular replacement at 30k, 60k or 100k miles. It is possible in some cases that a spark plug might fail before the service schedule, but it’s not typically common.

Avoiding spark plug replacement can cause:

  • Difficulty starting your car.
  • Check engine light for a misfire code.
  • Flashing check engine light during acceleration for misfire, this can cause engine damage.
  • Reduced fuel economy and/or power.
  • Rough idle and/or unexplained engine vibration.
  • Failed State emission testing.

Even if only one spark plug is found to be faulty, they should always be replaced in sets. Most engines will require 4,6, or 8 spark plugs.

How do mechanics replace spark plugs?

Spark plugs are threaded into the engine’s cylinder head(s). Most cars have one plug per cylinder, so a four-cylinder engine will have four plugs, a six-cylinder engine will have six plugs, and so forth. The mechanic will:

  • Have the correct spark plugs on hand for your vehicle
  • Pull any diagnostic trouble codes that may be related to worn spark plugs.
  • Remove the original spark plugs and look at removed spark plugs for any clues indicating engine mis-operation exists; such as oil burning, excessively rich mixture, pre-ignition damage etc. Inform owner of any found unusual conditions.
  • Install new plugs using a torque wrench.
  • Finally, a road test of the vehicle to confirm normal operation.

Is it safe to drive with worn spark plugs?

Yes, but spark plugs that are worn enough to cause engine-misfiring have the potential to cause engine damage and overheating of the catalytic converter. Regardless of the age of the plugs, or mileage, if the engine misfires or runs poorly, the plugs should be inspected for defects. Generally, spark plug failure will not keep the engine from running, but in cases of extreme wear, you may experience a limitation in the speed at which you can drive the car. If the maintenance schedule says the plugs should be replaced, it is best to do so promptly.

When having spark plugs replaced keep in mind:

  • High-speed driving may accelerate spark plug wear. Consider earlier than required inspection and tune-up if you operate the car in severe conditions.
  • Plugs should always be promptly replaced per the manufacturer maintenance schedule even if they appear to be working perfectly.
  • If your vehicle is equipped with spark plug wires (as opposed to a coil-on-plug system), the wires should be replaced at the same time. This may increase the cost of your repair.
  • It is possible that when doing a spark plug replacement, your vehicle may also need additional parts like ignition coils, this will add to the repair cost.
  • Some engines require that the intake manifold be removed while replacing spark plugs. This may increase the parts and labor cost for the repair.
  • Leaking valve cover gaskets, which have let oil get in contact with the spark plugs, coils or wires, may be the cause of ignition system issues. Valve cover gaskets will need to be replaced in addition to the spark plugs, wires or coils. This will add to the repair cost.

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