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Do you have to replace spark plugs every 100K miles?

Do you have to replace spark plugs every 100K miles?

No it’s not. The manual, with its recommended 100k spark plug replacement interval, is what’s “not broke.” You replaced ’em at 100k, so replace ’em at 200k, following the pattern. IMO, if you’re going to go to the trouble of checking them, you might as well have replaced them all anyways.

What happens if you put a wrong spark plug in your car?

Installing plugs with the wrong gap causes poor performance and might even damage your car’s engine. Spark plugs are responsible for making a gas engine run by shooting sparks and then igniting the mixture of gas and air in the cylinders thus causing the pistons to not only move down but also create power that in turn runs your car.

What happens when you remove a stripped spark plug?

Congratulations, you have removed and replaced a stripped spark plug. Before you remove the spark plug, always ensure you thoroughly clean the plug recess area. If you don’t do this, it can result in engine damage due to the entry of foreign material or dirt into the cylinder head.

How many miles does a platinum spark plug last?

However, using platinum plugs can give you 60,000 miles of use. Other types can last up to 100,000 miles. Of course, it can be very difficult to tell if your spark plugs are beginning to wear out.

How often should you check your spark plugs?

In other words, it’s probably a good idea to check your car or truck spark plugs more often than every 100K miles.

Why do my spark plugs keep coming out?

Poor fuel economy (another multi-problem symptom, but spark plugs are a common reason) Engine surge (caused by too much air in the air/fuel mixture, often due to worn spark plugs) If you suspect that your car is in need of new spark plugs, YourMechanic can help.

What’s the warranty on E3 spark plugs?

E3 car spark plugs come with a 5-Year or 100,000 Mile Warranty from the date of purchase, as long as your vehicle is used for personal or family purposes. Our goal is to always provide you a positive driving experience with more power on less fuel, quicker starts and less fouling than our competitor’s standard spark plugs.

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Ruth Doyle