When to Change Your Spark Plugs

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There are many components to your vehicle that allow it to drive smoothly on the St Louis roads. One of those important parts is your spark plugs. Whether you’re driving a new Ford or a pre-owned vehicle, your vehicle likely has spark plugs if it features a standard gasoline-powered internal combustion engine. Your spark plugs essentially ignite the fuel in your vehicle’s combustion chamber and allow it to propel forward.

Eventually, your spark plugs will wear down and need to be replaced. Not sure how often to change your spark plugs? The answer can vary depending on your specific model, but most experts suggest changing your spark plugs every 30,000 miles. Learn when to change your spark plugs today with the service professionals from Sunset Ford St. Louis!

How Often to Change Spark Plugs – Some Warning Signs

Now that we know how often to change your spark plugs, it’s important to remember that mileage intervals are just one of the many indicators that’ll let you know it’s time for spark plug replacements. While the replacement interval for spark plugs can vary on your specific model and driving habits around Fenton, it’s best to reference your owner’s manual for specifics.

You can also schedule a service appointment, and our experts can help let you know if it’s time for a spark plug replacement. With that being said, there are some warning signs you can look out for that’ll indicate you need new spark plugs. Take a look below, and find out when you need to change your spark plugs:

  • Failure to start
  • Engine misfires
  • Slow engine starts
  • Rough idle
  • Decreased fuel efficiency
  • Slower performance

Is There a Reason to Change Your Spark Plugs?

Regularly changing your spark plugs allows you to enjoy much smoother Arnold drives. Whether you’re worried about efficiency or performance, it’s almost always a good idea to replace your spark plugs during their recommended intervals. Here are some benefits to replacing your spark plugs:

  • Better fuel efficiency
  • Smoother engine
  • Improved emissions
  • Enhanced performance

Get Your Spark Plugs Replaced at Sunset Ford St. Louis!

What’re you waiting for? If your vehicle hasn’t been running smoothly on the St Louis streets for some time, you likely need to have your spark plugs replaced. Head to Sunset Ford St. Louis today, and we’ll get your vehicle serviced with new spark plugs in no time. Contact us today, and let us know if you need new spark plugs for your vehicle!

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