How Often to Change Spark Plugs

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When you’re driving your vehicle around Mclean, there are many components working together to ensure you can enjoy smooth travels. To ensure you can continue to enjoy those smooth drives, it’s a good idea to regularly schedule service appointments. Our team of service experts will review your vehicle and ensure its components are in working order. One component we may discuss with you may be your spark plugs.

But when do you need a spark plug replacement? The exact specifications for how often to change your spark plugs can vary depending on your vehicle and driving habits in Great Falls. Most experts agree that your spark plugs should be replaced around every 30,000 miles but we suggest you reference your owner’s manual for specifics. Learn more about how often to change your spark plugs today with Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner!



Bad Spark Plug Symptoms

While the spark plug replacement interval can vary depending on your vehicle, there are some warning signs you can look out for during your Chantilly drives that may indicate you have a bad spark plug. A few bad spark plug symptoms can include:

  • Engine misfires
  • Rough engine idle
  • Decreased fuel efficiency
  • Failure to start
  • Slow engine starts
  • Reduced performance

Why Get a Spark Plug Replacement?

It’s a good idea to have your spark plugs replaced on time to ensure you can take on your commute with no worries. Increased fuel consumption and reduced performance are all a few symptoms you’ll notice when you drive around with bad spark plugs. There are a wide range of perks associated with getting new spark plugs and a few of those benefits can be found below:

  • Reduced Emissions: New spark plugs can improve your overall vehicle emissions by allowing your vehicle to run more efficiently.
  • Better Fuel Economy: Bad spark plugs could cause you to burn up to as much as 30% more fuel and replacing them will allow you to enjoy better fuel economy.
  • Reliable Performance: Enjoy the ability to start up your vehicle every time with ease when you replace your spark plugs.
  • Smooth Drives: Your vehicle is designed to run smoothly and new spark plugs will allow for a more consistent combustion system, resulting in more enjoyable drives.

Schedule a Spark Plug Replacement at Mercedes-Benz of Tysons Corner!

Our experts in Vienna are dedicated to helping you keep your vehicle in tip-top shape. When you’re ready to schedule a spark plug replacement, feel free to reach out to us online.


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