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Spark Plugs 101 and When to Replace Them

Spark Plugs 101 and When to Replace Them

Spark plugs ignite the air-fuel mixture that powers your car's engine. Yet many drivers overlook the significance of these small components. We'll look into the fundamentals of spark plugs, their function, and the telltale signs indicating it's time for a replacement. Spark Plugs 101 Spark plugs are tiny but mighty devices nestled deep within your engine's cylinders. Their primary function is to generate the electrical spark necessary to ignite the air-fuel mixture, initiating combustion and powering your vehicle. Without functioning spark plugs, your engine wouldn't run at all. The Importance of Spark Plug Maintenance Proper maintenance of your spark plugs is essential for optimal engine performance and fuel efficiency. Over time, spark plugs can become fouled with carbon deposits, reducing their effectiveness and leading to various performance issues. Regular inspection and timely replacement of worn or faulty spark plugs are ... read more

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