San Diego Mercedes-Benz drivers often ask us, “When do I change spark plugs?” Experts typically recommend replacing them every 30,000 miles, although that distance interval can fluctuate depending on the model you drive. Read your owner’s manual for more information on spark plug replacement, or consult our team of certified technicians at Mercedes-Benz of Escondido. Meanwhile, read on to learn more about how often to change spark plugs and why it’s necessary.
Your car can’t start without working spark plugs. Spark plugs transfer a high-voltage current from the ignition coil, igniting the combustion chamber when you start the engine. If your car’s spark plugs need to be replaced, chances are you’ll notice right away. Here are a few red flags that your spark plugs are worn:
Changing your car’s spark plugs routinely can help you avoid some of the above-mentioned car troubles, but it doesn’t end there. There are even more benefits to making spark plug replacement part of your preventative maintenance schedule for your new or pre-owned Mercedes-Benz:
Do you have more questions about how often to change spark plugs or is your vehicle due for service? Schedule a service appointment near Escondido and San Marcos, and our friendly team of factory-trained technicians will handle it for you. We can also answer any other service-related questions you may have, such as, “Why is my car leaking water,” or “How much is a transmission?” Need tips on changing a Mercedes-Benz key fob battery? We’ve got you covered there, too! Take a few minutes before scheduling to browse our current service specials for coupons on auto repairs and maintenances you need!