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How often should I change my spark plugs?

When to change your spark plugs 

Taking care of your vehicle is important and to ensure longevity, regular maintenance is required. One component not often thought about are the spark plugs. Keep reading to learn more about these and how often they should be switched out.  

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What are spark plugs? 

To start, spark plugs help start your vehicle by producing the combustion in the engine needed to do so. They are crucial to your engine performance and fuel economy. 

So, how often should I change them? 

Depending on how often and the type of vehicle, the spark plugs should be changed between every 20,000 to 40,000 miles. If they are look worn or damaged, this would indicate your engine is misfiring or operating at excess heat levels. Some ways to tell if your vehicle is due for a change is engine misfires, you are having troubles starting your vehicle, the fuel economy is lower, or your vehicle is accelerating too slowly. 

Get your vehicle’s spark plugs changed at Puente Hills Mazda 

At Puente Hills Mazda, we have a service center at the same location as our dealership. Our service center team members can switch out your spark plugs and have you back on the road in no time. We only use OEM parts to ensure you continue to have quality parts in your Mazda vehicle. Other services we do include coolant flush, electrical services, front end alignment, replacement or adjustments of brake, regular maintenance and vehicle checkup. 

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Get your vehicle serviced at Puente Hills Mazda 

If you need your spark plugs replaced or any other maintenance, schedule an appointment today. We will make sure to fit you in and get you back on the road as soon as possible. 

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