Spark Plug Replacement at your home or office in Little Ferry.

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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,474

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Pardeep

19 years of experience
544 reviews
Pardeep
19 years of experience
Pardeep is a great and mechanic and very fast and professional!
he was prompt and very professional.

Robert

18 years of experience
606 reviews
Robert
18 years of experience
Robert was ontime, knowable, efficient with guys like him doing mobile repair the traditional garage repair people should be very worried

Omar

17 years of experience
42 reviews
Omar
17 years of experience
Great job

Graham

15 years of experience
103 reviews
Graham
15 years of experience
Timely, communicative and very professional. Took time to explain the services done clearly. Will definitely consider Graham for future services.

Steven

12 years of experience
425 reviews
Steven
12 years of experience
Excellent

Andrew

9 years of experience
227 reviews
Andrew
9 years of experience
Andrew did an excellent job and my car's running well again. He was willing to answer my tech questions. I recommend him strongly.

Robert

40 years of experience
232 reviews
Robert
40 years of experience
Robert was late only due to the fact that he had been dispatched to the wrong address. Otherwise I was completely satisfied with every aspect of Roberts work and professionalism.

Larry

6 years of experience
34 reviews
Larry
6 years of experience
I was very pleased to have Larry as my mechanic.

Russell

25 years of experience
244 reviews
Russell
25 years of experience
Russell clearly communicates and does the job quickly and effectively. Very happy!

Richard

11 years of experience
599 reviews
Richard
11 years of experience
very knowledgeable works fast


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Little Ferry?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Hummer H3 $234 $113.60 $119.98 15% $274.85
2004 Mitsubishi Lancer $139 $59.44 $79.99 16% $166.94
2006 Chevrolet Express 3500 $537 $369.12 $167.97 9% $594.87
2010 Lexus LS460 $636 $403.93 $231.97 11% $715.68
2010 Cadillac SRX $212 $107.88 $103.98 14% $247.63
2015 Porsche Panamera $245 $165.00 $79.99 10% $272.50

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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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