How Often Should You Change Your Spark Plugs?

November 15th, 2018 by

Hands of car mechanic in auto repair service replacing sparkplugs

One of the most often overlooked aspects of routine vehicle maintenance is changing your spark plugs. Many Long Island drivers may not even know how often spark plugs should be changed, or what the warning signs may be as their spark plugs age. Spark plugs should typically be changed every 30,000 miles however this can vary from one vehicle to another. To know exactly how often your spark plugs should be changed you should refer to your owner’s manual or contact one of our highly-trained technicians in our service department here at Jaguar Freeport. If you’re unsure about how long it has been since your spark plugs have been changed, we’ll take a look at some of the warning signs that it’s time to have them checked out.

Signs That Your Spark Plugs Need To Be Changed

They may be small in size, but spark plugs play a large role in your vehicle’s engine. From the moment you turn the key, your spark plugs move the high voltage current from the ignition coil to ignite the combustion chamber. There are a number of common problems that can occur when your spark plugs begin to wear out with age including:

  • Poor acceleration
  • Slow or no start
  • Engine misfire
  • High fuel consumption
  • Engine idles roughly

Visit Jaguar Freeport for all of Your Car Service Needs

If your vehicle is experiencing any of the symptoms of needing new spark plugs or you simply need to schedule some routine maintenance, count on Jaguar Freeport near Staten Island for high-quality service on your vehicle. You know you’ll be in good hands with our ASE certified mechanics that are trained to uphold the highest standards in quality service. Schedule your service visit today at our facility in Freeport near Huntington. If you prefer performing your own vehicle maintenance, like regular oil changes, consult the experts in our parts department to ensure you’re getting the original Jaguar parts you need.

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