Spark Plug Replacement at your home or office in Cedar Creek.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,712

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Theodore

15 years of experience
1109 reviews
Theodore
15 years of experience
Theo booked me for a 7:00 pm appointment on a Saturday! Over and above expectations!
Awesome - this was my second appointment with him and he changed the spark plugs on my E71 X6M. He is very good at working on all types of cars!

Joshua

26 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
26 years of experience
awesome!!!

Deane

10 years of experience
293 reviews
Deane
10 years of experience
Professional, prompt, and fast. I highly recommend him.

Michael

24 years of experience
176 reviews
Michael
24 years of experience
He was right on time and did a great job. I would schedule him again. I did have a problem with my final price being $60 more than what my quote email says for the service done. It's not his fault I'll be contacting the company about it later. Otherwise great service.

Patrick

14 years of experience
404 reviews
Patrick
14 years of experience
Patrick was great. Friendly. Courteous. I will request him next time.

Jonathan

12 years of experience
147 reviews
Jonathan
12 years of experience
Highly recommended. He was to explain the problems, show the damage, and make sure the work was done well. The convenience of home repairs is out of sight! no more waiting at garages or using a loaner. Analytical skills are above 95% of other mechanics I've dealt with in the past.

Sergio

44 years of experience
46 reviews
Sergio
44 years of experience
He is an awesome mechanic and person. He is very honest and does high quality work. I recommend him to everyone.

Gerron

33 years of experience
178 reviews
Gerron
33 years of experience
On time, friendly and professional. Will definitely recommend.

Phil

29 years of experience
48 reviews
Phil
29 years of experience
Phil arrived early and finished the job and inspection in 30 minutes. He answered questions and also recommended needed repairs. I wouldn't hesitate to use his services again.

Jason

23 years of experience
57 reviews
Jason
23 years of experience
He showed up on time and did a great job!


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Cedar Creek?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Mazda Tribute $173 $93.00 $79.99 13% $200.50
2011 GMC Savana 2500 $528 $360.00 $167.97 9% $585.75
2008 Ford E-150 $354 $162.42 $191.97 15% $420.42
2009 Mercedes-Benz GL320 $607 $494.88 $111.98 5% $645.38
2012 Mini Cooper Countryman $208 $111.92 $95.98 13% $240.92
2013 BMW M5 $428 $292.40 $135.98 9% $475.15

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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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