How Often to Change Spark Plugs

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Have you ever wondered how often to change spark plugs in your Acura? Most experts agree that spark plugs should be replaced about between 20,000 and 40,000 miles, depending on your vehicle and driving habits. It’s important to check on the health of the spark plugs during normal maintenance checks. You can count on the Sterling Acura of Austin Parts Department for all your auto parts needs around Kyle.


When Do I Change Spark Plugs?

Spark plugs are an ignition component that moves the high voltage current from the ignition coil to ignite the combustion chamber as soon as you start up your Acura. If the spark plugs aren’t operating correctly, you’ll begin to see issues with the performance of your vehicle as you drive around Kyle, with problems such as:

  • Engine is running rough
  • Rough idling
  • Slow or no start
  • Engine misfire
  • Poor acceleration
  • High fuel consumption

Benefits of Changing Your Spark Plugs

Along with avoiding some of the problems mentioned above, there are additional benefits that come with routinely changing your spark plugs. These are the benefits of replacing your spark plugs regularly as part of your preventative maintenance schedule:

  • Your Vehicle Starts More Smoothly: Replace your spark plugs, and when you turn the key, your vehicle will start effortlessly and not interrupt your Buda commute.
  • Less harmful emissions: Replacing your vehicle’s spark plugs will help improve your vehicle’s emissions.
  • Improved fuel economy: Worn out spark plugs will cut your fuel economy by up to 30 percent, and replacing them gets you back where you need to be.
  • Consistent combustion system: Spark plugs allow for the continuous combustion production and help your vehicle’s systems run at optimum efficiency.

Change Your Spark Plugs and More at Sterling Acura of Austin

Now that you know longer need to ask, “When do I change spark plugs,” if you are experiencing any of the issues mentioned above, schedule a service appointment with Sterling Acura of Austin near San Marcos. Our certified Acura technicians will have you back on the road in no time. While you’re here, don’t forget to browse our extensive inventory of new Acura models. Give us a call today!


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