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When should you change spark plugs on a new car?

When should you change spark plugs on a new car?

Spark plugs are somewhat durable components and don’t need to be replaced too often, that said, the general recommendation is about every 30,000 to 90,000 miles.

How long do spark plugs last in new car?

If you buy a new or late-model used car, chances are you’ll change vehicles before you need to change the spark plugs. How long spark plugs last varies by manufacturer and vehicle, but on many vehicles today, they should be good for 100,000 or more miles.

Is it easy to change a spark plug?

Changing spark plugs, in general, is no more difficult than removing the spark plug wire or coil-pack from the plug itself, and unthreading it out of your engine’s cylinder head. Often the most difficult part of the job is gaining access to the plugs’ locations.

How often should I replace the spark plugs in my Honda?

Many automakers recommend you replace the spark plugs in your vehicle around every 100,000 kilometers. Depending on your the way you drive your vehicle or the spark plugs that are in your Honda, this timeline may vary depending on these factors:

How often do you change the spark plug on a BMW?

The plugs on BMWs such as the X3 and 3 Series should be changed every 60,000 miles. On some Mercedes-Benz models, it’s as frequent as every 36,000 miles, but on others, the intervals are longer. Spark plug replacement used to be an integral part of periodic engine “tuneups” that 50 years ago were necessary as often as every 5,000 miles.

How often do spark plugs need to be replaced?

Check the owner’s manual for the replacement interval. Some automakers require a change at 18,000 miles, some 30,000 to 35,000 miles and others 100,000. 2. Spark Plug Wires

Are there still spark plugs in newer cars?

Some later models have an ignition system without a distributor, but they still have traditional spark plug wires. Depending on automaker, those harnesses started to disappear in the late 1990s/early 2000s. Newer vehicles have a coil-on-plug ignition system that eliminates electrical problems caused by worn-out spark plug wires.

When to change the spark plugs on a Toyota?

I worry more about the plugs getting seized in the cylinder head. I change them at 50-60K miles. If it’s a Ford, the plugs will either blow out or break during removal . . . Aww c’mon @db4690, Ford 3 valve mod-motors are bad about breaking plugs but it IS possible to get them out without breakage.

Are there spark plugs that last 100K miles?

Toyota uses iridium spark plugs and yes they will last for that long. I see cars on a daily basis with over 100k on the original plugs. I just changed the plugs on my Corolla, 100K miles, the old ones looked great.

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Ruth Doyle