Your car, pickup, SUV, or van needs ignition in order to start when you want. That ignition only comes about due to your factory spark plugs, which provide the brief flash that ignites the mixture of oxygen and fuel inside the combustion chamber.
What Spark Plugs Do
It all starts with you either turning the key in the ignition cylinder or pressing the "Start" button. An ignition switch is activated by that action, causing the vehicle's battery, starter solenoid, start motor, and ignition coil to create an electric charge. That charge is captured by the spark plugs' leads, and used to fire up the combustion process.
How to Spot Failing Spark Plugs
Even the best spark plugs can eventually lose effectiveness. That can be due to them becoming corroded, or the gap between the leads growing too wide to conduct effective sparking. Signs of trouble include:
- Misfiring engine
- Unsteady engine idle
- Problems starting your vehicle
- The "check Engine" dash light comes on
Shop Online for Affordable, Genuine OEM Spark Plugs
If your spark plugs are going bad, you'll want to replace them as soon as possible. That goes double if you spot a broken spark plug, since that can do significant damage to your engine cylinder. Replacing a faulty spark plug with a new one made by your manufacturer is the right choice. That's because they're guaranteed to be compatible with your model and its engine, giving you the peace of mind you want when shopping online. Our auto parts store has everything you need in stock and priced right, so buy now to enjoy quick shipping right to your doorstep!
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