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How Often to Change Your Spark Plugs

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Our Nickerson customers like to keep their cars well maintained. That’s smart. The better you maintain your car, the longer it will last. A major part of regular maintenance is changing your spark plugs. “When do I change my spark plugs,” you ask? It’s important to the helpful service technicians at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram of Hutchinson to help you keep your car running in top shape. So, we’ve put together this handy guide below explaining how often to change spark plugs, and some other important facts. Need help with other service questions? We can answer what a timing belt is, or how to know when it’s time to replace your brakes — and more — just reach out with your maintenance inquiries!

 

When Do I Change My Spark Plugs?

So, when do you change your spark plugs? Most Buhler area mechanics recommend changing your spark plugs every 20,000 to 40,000 miles. It depends on the make and model of your vehicle. You’ll want to make sure to check your owner’s manual for your manufacturer’s recommendation on how often to change your spark plugs.

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Why It’s So Important to Change Sparks Regularly

Knowing how often to change your spark plugs ensures you can keep your car running the way it was designed to. Here’s why you should change your spark plugs regularly:

  • Ensures top efficiency and performance
  • Prevents misfires
  • Keeps exhaust emissions low
  • Optimizes gas mileage
  • Enables cold starts in Winter
  • Helps to preserve the life of the catalytic converter

Signs Your Sparks Plugs Need to be Changed

Don’t remember when you last had your spark plugs changed? It may be time if you’re experiencing any of the following:

  • Slow or no start
  • Engine misfire
  • Engine is running rough
  • Rough idling
  • Poor acceleration
  • High fuel consumption

For more tips like how to jump-start a car, visit Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram.

Trust Our Service Experts to Take Care of Your Car

If you found this guide helpful, check out our otherservice tips and tricks. The knowledgeable service techs at Allen Samuels Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram know how often to change spark plugs, as well as every other maintenance task. We treat your car with the tender loving care it deserves, and we get every single maintenance and service task done right the first time. We make it easy for you to get your car serviced. You can evenschedule an appointment online. So contact us today!

 

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