6 Signs you need to replace your spark plugs| Brampton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram

As a vehicle owner, it’s beneficial to know your vehicle inside and out. Each component on a vehicle works together to ensure that there are no complications while being on the road.

What is the spark plug?

Today we’ll be talking about spark plugs and how they are one of the important components in your car.

How does a spark plug work in an engine?

They are the part that is most connected when you turn on the ignition, the spark plugs ignite the gas and intake the air. The spark plugs use the electricity to create a spark at the right moment during the combustion of gasoline to keep the cycle going. It is important to keep the spark plugs in check as the electrode at the end of the spark plug wear out with time which causes problem-related to performance, fuel economy and emission of gases. 


6 Signs you need to replace your spark plugs?

The following are the sign that you will notice when the spark plugs need to be changed.
  • Your car will emit poisonous gases. If your car has failed the emission testing, then the first thing you shall get tested are the spark plugs.
  • When the engine light shows up when you are driving the car, this means that the spark plugs are not creating the spark to keep the combustion cycle going.
  • You will have difficulty when you will start the car, it will take a long time to start the car. The ignition will work but the car will not start.
  • The instrument cluster of your car will show “Check Engine Light”. Get your car checked when this light shows up, it is advised to not drive too far with this light on as there might be other issues in the engine too.
  • The fuel economy will drop, and the performance will be reduced as well.
  • The engine will vibrate. As there will be hindrance created in the combustion cycle when the spark plugs will not work.
When replacing your spark plug follow the vehicle maintenance schedule and check your owner’s manual regularly. If you have any questions we would be happy to help you personally at Brampton Chrysler Dodge Jeep RamCall Brampton Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram for any Car Repair job in Brampton, Mississauga, or Georgetown 888-696-7350
Categories: Blog, Service