Spark Plug Replacement at your home or office in Ossining.

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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,712

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Michael

14 years of experience
13 reviews
Michael
14 years of experience
Great mechanic will let him work on my other cars. Michael was very professional worked very clean and knowable about his craft. Did a tough job in record time Michael is the man you want for your repairs great job mike

Nicholas

10 years of experience
303 reviews
Nicholas
10 years of experience
Great experience.

Albert

12 years of experience
27 reviews
Albert
12 years of experience
Albert was a great mechanic went above and beyond to provide excellent service always showed on time..he really exceeded my expectations.

Theodore

15 years of experience
1109 reviews
Theodore
15 years of experience
Theo was fantastic. I felt he took great care for my car & made me feel good about further work that needs to be done.

David

9 years of experience
116 reviews
David
9 years of experience
He gave me updated spark plugs

Jay

36 years of experience
711 reviews
Jay
36 years of experience
This is our third experience with Jay. He’s amazing at what he does, very polite, and patient. Thank you again Jay!

Emmette

35 years of experience
282 reviews
Emmette
35 years of experience
Convenient

Lucas

20 years of experience
849 reviews
Lucas
20 years of experience
Job done correctly and on time

Quentin

21 years of experience
213 reviews
Quentin
21 years of experience
Great experience

Jonas

25 years of experience
32 reviews
Jonas
25 years of experience
Very nice mechanic. Very friendly and to the point answers to the questions and diagnoses issues properly. Was a huge relief after the previous crappy mechanic from YourMechanic.


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Ossining?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse $447 $231.34 $215.97 14% $521.59
2006 Ford Ranger $111 $30.78 $79.99 19% $138.28
2006 GMC Yukon XL 1500 $241 $113.13 $127.98 15% $285.13
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLA250 $153 $73.12 $79.99 15% $180.62
2007 Lincoln Navigator $377 $232.63 $143.98 11% $426.13
2007 Porsche Cayman $279 $134.99 $143.98 15% $328.49

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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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