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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,573

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Ricardo

12 years of experience
338 reviews
Ricardo
12 years of experience
Ricardo arrived early & got started right away. He was very conscientious & worked diligently on our truck. We look forward to seeing him again to complete the job.
Ricardo did a good job once again!

Chuck

8 years of experience
110 reviews
Chuck
8 years of experience
Chuck was professional and courteous. I would have no qualms having him back or recommending him to others.

Frank

28 years of experience
60 reviews
Frank
28 years of experience
Came on time and fixed my van promptly. A+

David

40 years of experience
220 reviews
David
40 years of experience
very professional , went right to work had me running in no time

Keith

24 years of experience
229 reviews
Keith
24 years of experience
Excellent

Luis

17 years of experience
71 reviews
Luis
17 years of experience
Luis did a great job on my car. He got to my house early and did the job in less than a hour. Now my car is running like a champ! Will use Luis again for future repairs and maintenance.

William

32 years of experience
204 reviews
William
32 years of experience
William came to my home to fix the issue with my car and he did just that in less then half the time that was in the contract he was on time and felt like family i recommend william to all my family and friends thanks william from terrence j

Mathew

22 years of experience
93 reviews
Mathew
22 years of experience
This dude is awesome, nice, and a very educational mechanic. Walked me through what he was doing as he was doing it. Bought the best parts and even went above the service of what he was initially hired for.

Leo

39 years of experience
74 reviews
Leo
39 years of experience

Timmy

8 years of experience
43 reviews
Timmy
8 years of experience
I don't know where you found him, but Timmy was TERRIFIC! He knew exactly what to do, he was more than competent, he was very thorough. he was really a treat to meet and have him work on my car. I would welcome him back any day! You guys get an A+ for sending him to my home.


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Mesquite?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2012 Ford F-350 Super Duty $460 $315.60 $143.98 9% $509.10
2014 Ford Focus $141 $61.48 $79.99 16% $168.98
2015 Nissan Titan $451 $307.39 $143.98 9% $500.89
2008 Audi TT Quattro $171 $91.26 $79.99 13% $198.76
2007 Mercedes-Benz E280 $419 $178.88 $239.97 16% $501.38
2009 Chevrolet Corvette $360 $192.06 $167.97 13% $417.81

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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.

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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