Spark Plug Replacement at your home or office in College Park.

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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,540

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Tyrone

9 years of experience
422 reviews
Tyrone
9 years of experience
Arrived on time. Worked fast. Very Professional.

Trung

10 years of experience
406 reviews
Trung
10 years of experience
Trung was excellent. He is highly competent, knowledgeable, professional and personable. He was thorough in his work and clear in communicating his observations and recommendations. I will definitely request him the next time I need something done on my Lexus and would gladly recommend him to others.

Robert

18 years of experience
614 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
He is very good. Top grade better than dealer or others.

Dan

37 years of experience
722 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Said what he was going to do...and did it.

Brian

21 years of experience
231 reviews
Brian
21 years of experience
Best mechanic I have ever dealt with. He knows his stuff!!!!

Eliseo

10 years of experience
235 reviews
Eliseo
10 years of experience
Great mechanic, quick service.

Matthew

31 years of experience
618 reviews
Matthew
31 years of experience
Matthews was on time and he is very knowledgeable on the work that he does.

William

31 years of experience
69 reviews
William
31 years of experience
William was very efficient and professional!!! Would definitely recommend and use again!

Sergio

8 years of experience
203 reviews
Sergio
8 years of experience
Sergio knew to check for the correct sensors, pointed out about the spark plugs (without trying to up sell me), got the change in the work order and correct parts right away, and he and his assistant were courteous.

Tien

21 years of experience
892 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Excellent service, and so knowledgeable!!


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in College Park?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2009 Hummer H3 $170 $89.90 $79.99 13% $197.40
2012 Subaru Outback $213 $61.48 $151.98 19% $265.73
2009 Suzuki SX4 $171 $91.04 $79.99 13% $198.54
2008 Audi A4 $232 $119.58 $111.98 14% $270.08
2015 Lincoln Navigator $298 $81.96 $215.97 19% $372.21
2015 Porsche Cayenne $293 $165.00 $127.98 13% $337.00

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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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