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Are Your Spark Plugs Doing Their Job?

Are Your Spark Plugs Doing Their Job?

You can say goodbye to football tailgates, trips to the pumpkin patch, trick-or-treating events, and all your other fall plans if you don't have good, working spark plugs. These small yet vital pieces screw into each of your engine cylinders to make your vehicle 'go.' They provide the spark necessary to ignite the engine's fuel and air mixture and ensure the process is healthy, safe, and economical. Over time, they weaken due to constant usage. It can be due to various factors, including the accumulation of engine debris, extreme environmental pressures, and even accidents. Here are some of the symptoms of weak or aging spark plugs: Engine Misfires: If your motor is misfiring, it may be due to the electrodes of your spark plugs wearing down. At some point, they won't be able to ignite the fuel and air. Poor Acceleration - If you're experiencing a sluggish or slow-responding acceleration, especially at city speeds, this can mean that the ignition coils in your ... read more

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