Spark Plug Replacement at your home or office in Pinehurst.

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4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,498

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Tien

21 years of experience
888 reviews
Tien
21 years of experience
Once again, Tien has performed exceptionally in working with us to make sure the job is done right.
Experienced professional

Hani

18 years of experience
78 reviews
Hani
18 years of experience
Texted me and asked if he could come earlier, which I was please to accept. Did the repair that I had asked for quickly and finished sooner than I expected. Pointed out a couple of items that will need repair, but did not pressure me to do them now. Will certainly use him again, and recommend him to my friends.

Michael

9 years of experience
97 reviews
Michael
9 years of experience
Michael was professional and got the job done and answered all questions.

Nathaniel

20 years of experience
27 reviews
Nathaniel
20 years of experience

Blake

11 years of experience
114 reviews
Blake
11 years of experience
Blake is a great guy, a knowledgeable mechanic, and he really went above and beyond to finish the repair of control arms on my Volvo. After the auto parts store provided the wrong part, Blake came back to re-install my old control arms, then came back again when the correct part came in in order to finish the job. Great service, I'll definitely call on Blake again.

Erion

17 years of experience
48 reviews
Erion
17 years of experience
Very professional... fast and efficient!!! Will definitely call him again!

Robert

25 years of experience
333 reviews
Robert
25 years of experience
Very professional, great mechanic!

Les

23 years of experience
10 reviews
Les
23 years of experience
He is my new personal truck guy

Mike

11 years of experience
23 reviews
Mike
11 years of experience
He was so helpful to me with my car, He showed me everything that was wrong and needed to be fixed and explained why certain stuff being bad can cause other stuff to be faulty

Damian

9 years of experience
354 reviews
Damian
9 years of experience
Friendly and efficient service. Couldn’t ask for much more.


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Pinehurst?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2007 Kia Optima $477 $268.92 $207.97 13% $548.42
2006 Volvo V50 $232 $112.15 $119.98 15% $273.40
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $353 $208.67 $143.98 12% $402.17
2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 $656 $375.70 $279.96 12% $751.95
2012 BMW 328i $267 $139.50 $127.98 14% $311.50
2007 Mercedes-Benz SLK55 AMG $680 $455.86 $223.97 10% $756.86

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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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