Despite its small size, the spark plug in your car plays a large role. It is responsible for keeping the heat away from the combustion chamber in your car. Because of this, if your spark plug dies, your car won’t be going anywhere. We are here to assist in the replacement at Palatine IL.
If you hear any strange noises coming from your car, like a rattle or a strange knocking noise, or if your car doesn’t start well, your spark plug might need replacing. Thankfully, they don’t die very often, so this shouldn’t be a regular occurrence, but keep in mind that spark plugs aren’t something that you won’t ever have to change—they don’t last the entire lifetime of your car, so be sure to keep an eye out for any mechanical problems your car seems to be having.
How do I know what spark plug to buy?
There are many different types of spark plugs, so be sure to get the right one. Spark plugs vary on how fast or slow it takes heat away from the You’ll need to know the year of your car, the make, model, and engine that your vehicle has in order to buy the correct one. If you decide to take your car to the shop instead of replacing it yourself, be prepared to have to drop your car off, as the spark plug can only be replaced when the car is cold.
Arlington Toyota Services
If you think you may have a dying spark plug, or any other concerns with your vehicle, the Arlington Toyota Service Department is here to help you out. The spark plug is a vital part of your car, so if it needs replacing, don’t hesitate to give us a call, sent a message, or drop by in person to schedule an appointment!