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Number of Reviews

3,604

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Theodore

14 years of experience
1084 reviews
Theodore
14 years of experience
Very thorough and showed us everything he was doing.
Excellent service. Showed up at the appointed time, quickly diagnosed the problem, got the part and installed it within a couple hours. He was very courteous and didn't even mind our dog being nosy. Highly recommend.

Quentin

20 years of experience
213 reviews
Quentin
20 years of experience
Quentin is a pretty great guy! He came 2 days in a row and handled my issues right. He educated me about my issues instead of just saying things were broken and I appreciate things like that. He was early for the appointment. Thanks Quentin I'll be seeing you for the rest of my services!

Yahshif

8 years of experience
128 reviews
Yahshif
8 years of experience
Awesome

Nathaniel

8 years of experience
137 reviews
Nathaniel
8 years of experience
Quite friendly and very knowledgable at his job.

Lucas

19 years of experience
841 reviews
Lucas
19 years of experience
If you need a mechanic,call this guy! Very good job!

David

14 years of experience
597 reviews
David
14 years of experience
David arrived with a big smile, professional and business like. He arrived timely and replaced my spark plugs and did not seem to mind me observing him executing with care and skill. The plugs were indeed in need of replacement. He made a number of recommendations of needed repairs both orally and electronically. David further suggests having a diagnostic done to uncover things that aren't always visible to the naked eye. other possible concerns. Pat L.

Robert

29 years of experience
567 reviews
Robert
29 years of experience
Robert knows waht is doing. Very professional

Duane

23 years of experience
376 reviews
Duane
23 years of experience
Quick, friendly and efficient. I am happy to finally know what's wrong with my car and to have an honest mechanic.

Nathaniel

14 years of experience
101 reviews
Nathaniel
14 years of experience

Derrick

9 years of experience
13 reviews
Derrick
9 years of experience
Great job, went over and beyond.


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Evans?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2011 Nissan Frontier $386 $242.35 $143.98 11% $435.85
2013 Chevrolet Sonic $138 $57.52 $79.99 16% $165.02
2006 Mercury Montego $343 $110.80 $231.97 18% $422.55
2012 Mercedes-Benz GL350 $597 $484.98 $111.98 6% $635.48
2015 Lexus LS600h $650 $345.60 $303.96 13% $754.10
2014 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $422 $277.63 $143.98 10% $471.13

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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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