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How To Replace Your Spark Plugs | Autoblog Wrenched

Worn out plugs can hurt your car

Spark plugs are the heart of your car's ignition system. If yours are worn out, new ones can dramatically improve your performance. See how to replace them here.

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How to Check Spark Plug Wires

Spark plug wires have become nearly non-existent on many modern vehicles.

How to Gap a Spark Plug

The spark plug is used to ignite the air/fuel mixture inside the engine.

How to Read Your Spark Plugs

Spark plugs can provide valuable information about your vehicle’s performance and can predict potential problems.

How to Find Top Dead Center

There are many reasons why you might need to find an engine’s top dead center.

How to Change Your Spark Plugs

Tune-ups have changed a lot over the years.

How Long Do Spark Plugs Last?

In order to operate, your engine needs fuel and air.

How Long Does an Ignition Cable (Spark plug wires) Last?

The ignition of a car is an essential part of a good running engine.

Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs

Without a spark, there would be no way for fuel to ignite in the combustion chamber.

How to Buy Good Quality Spark Plugs

Sparks make everything happen! Without spark plugs, your vehicle would never be able to kick off combustion, providing the necessary power to make your car go forward.

How to Buy a Good Quality Ignition Cable (Spark Plug Wires)

Spark plug wires connect the spark plug to what they’re creating a spark in.

What Does Ignition Timing Mean?

Timing – it has a couple of different meanings when applied to your car’s engine.

What Does a Spark Plug Do?

Your ignition system is pretty complex, and there are a number of important components that must work with one another to crank the engine and then keep it running.

What Causes Spark Plugs to Wear Out?

Without operational spark plugs, your engine won’t run.

What Are the Best Spark Plugs for Normal Use?

Spark plugs are essential components of your ignition system.

How Often Should Spark Plugs Be Replaced?

While your engine runs on gasoline, it also requires electricity.

How Often Do Spark Plug Wires Need to Be Changed?

Spark plugs provide the electricity necessary for combustion to happen by igniting atomized fuel in an engine's cylinders.

How Does a Distributor Work?

In older cars, a distributor is one of the central parts of the ignition system.

How a Car Ignition System Works

The complicated process of a vehicle's ignition system requires precise timing on the part of the various systems involved.