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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,613

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Eric

10 years of experience
230 reviews
Eric
10 years of experience
Eric does an amazing jobs. On time and communicative. My clunky 2004 truck is running like it's new. I was really surprised at the difference. Just a great job. I've been telling all the neighbors about YourMechanic.com and Eric. I know who to get in touch when I need my truck taken care of. Thanks.
This is my first experience with Your Mechanic and, I must say, a WONDERFUL experience! Eric is a fantastic mechanic! Here on time, finished the job in no time flat; was professional and friendly! I would recommend Eric to EVERYONE!

Matthew

24 years of experience
27 reviews
Matthew
24 years of experience
I would definitely recommend Matthew! Really appreciated his professionalism and timeliness.

Nelson

24 years of experience
163 reviews
Nelson
24 years of experience
He was fast and did a great job!

Jeremy

18 years of experience
305 reviews
Jeremy
18 years of experience
Awaome guy on time and fast

Wesley

14 years of experience
277 reviews
Wesley
14 years of experience
I have been a tech. in my past life and manager. Wes is a very good tech, knows his way around the vehicle. I was impressed with his knowledge and common sense. I will ask for him if I have occasion to need help in the future.

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
712 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Great guy and good mechanic

Nathaniel

14 years of experience
101 reviews
Nathaniel
14 years of experience

Jacob

10 years of experience
278 reviews
Jacob
10 years of experience
Repeat job. Only guy I'll use!

Jose

35 years of experience
21 reviews
Jose
35 years of experience
He was great... Plus he's from NYC!!!!

Kevin

31 years of experience
234 reviews
Kevin
31 years of experience
Kevin is great! Very personable and informative. Was able to do my install quickly and answered all questions that I had. Will definitely be recommending him and the yourmechanic service to others. Will use the service again when needed! Thanks Kevin!


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Audubon?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Ford F-250 Super Duty $196 $52.48 $143.98 20% $245.98
2011 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $354 $210.11 $143.98 12% $403.61
2005 Ford Freestyle $335 $110.80 $223.97 18% $411.80
2014 Lincoln Navigator $454 $309.72 $143.98 9% $503.22
2008 Lexus RX350 $468 $195.84 $271.96 16% $561.34
2013 Porsche Panamera $436 $284.42 $151.98 10% $488.67

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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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