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Tell-Tale Signs That Indicate You Have Worn Spark Plugs

Tell-Tale Signs That Indicate You Have Worn Spark Plugs

Spark plugs are essential for generating the electrical charge required to ignite the air-fuel mixture within your car's combustion engine. This ignition process acts as the catalyst for starting your vehicle and ensuring its continuous movement on the road. Neglecting to replace your spark plugs at the recommended intervals can have immediate consequences on performance and potentially lead to long-term damage to the engine. If you've observed any of the signs listed below, it's essential to schedule a service appointment and allow us to examine your vehicle more closely. 1. Difficulty Starting the Engine At times, the indications of worn-out spark plugs can remain unnoticed until you encounter the inconvenience of a non-responsive engine, leaving you stuck in your driveway. If your engine is having trouble starting (takes long to start or won't start at all), faulty spark plugs are likely the underlying issue. If you notice this issue, it's time to have your s ... read more

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