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YourMechanic Spark Plug Replacement Service

Average Rating

4.9/5

Number of Reviews

3,630

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Jamahl

18 years of experience
830 reviews
Jamahl
18 years of experience
Jamal does a very good job whenever we book him to work on our van. Would definitely use his services again!
He was the absolute best. This was my first experience with YourMechanic, and it was fantastic. He was punctual, professional, courteous and very helpful. I will definitely be back for more; you guys have earned my future business. I'll try to spread the word. Thanks

Joseph

16 years of experience
115 reviews
Joseph
16 years of experience
Joesph is the absolute best. He was on time and very knowledgeable about the issue. I love the fact that he's also very honest with me. Joseph was pleasant and professional the entire time. I wouldn't want anyone else other than him, working on my vehicle for future jobs. Glad I found this service! Last but not least, I loved the fact that, your mechanic comes to you! I never had to leave my house. A+++

David

32 years of experience
66 reviews
David
32 years of experience
Great work, I had a car that needed other work than requested and some that did not. He was on time and very professional. Let me know every thing he was doing and did not get upset when asked questions. I would use him again if needed.

Richard

9 years of experience
448 reviews
Richard
9 years of experience
Great! Got my car started! Arrived on time and got the job done quickly. Very knowledgeable ,explained all issues in detail.

AARON

2019 years of experience
12 reviews
AARON
2019 years of experience
After Aaron reviewed by engine turn off issue when stopped idling, he inspected the car and then suggested oxygen sensor and spark plug replacement. Ok, great. Being a very old car, I probably would have been ok with a lot more. After Aaron completed the work I drove the car for about an hour, including 30+ stops in traffic downtown and it was great: engine sounded better idling ... acceleration from stop was like a turbo boost was added. I was having deja vu from when my car was new. Thanks Aaron. First mechanic in a long while to get my car that much in tune.

Dan

37 years of experience
734 reviews
Dan
37 years of experience
Dan was very courteous and on-time for the appointment. He is very knowledgable and will definitely use him for my future repairs or maintenance.

Kelly

32 years of experience
173 reviews
Kelly
32 years of experience
Kelly was on time and ready to work. He did a great job, knew what he was doing, and suggested some solutions to other parts of the car. Awesome job!

Peter

41 years of experience
1257 reviews
Peter
41 years of experience
Very satisfied

Benjamin

9 years of experience
92 reviews
Benjamin
9 years of experience
All around 5 star treatment...

Curtis

27 years of experience
163 reviews
Curtis
27 years of experience
Curtis is nice and professional. He had concerns about the weather due to rain but I was leaving town later that day. I offered to pull the car half in the garage so he could work on the engine out from the rain. He agreed and came out and did the work, so far so good! Thanks.


How much does Spark Plug Replacement cost in Pineville?

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

Cars Estimate Parts Cost Labor Cost Savings Average Dealer Price
2010 Ford Taurus $226 $81.96 $143.98 17% $275.46
2007 Buick Allure $189 $85.20 $103.98 15% $224.95
2013 Mazda CX-5 $180 $99.68 $79.99 13% $207.18
2014 Lexus RX350 $441 $129.20 $311.96 19% $548.45
2015 Acura ILX $195 $115.40 $79.99 12% $222.90
2012 Porsche 911 $615 $127.50 $487.93 21% $783.25

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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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