How Often to Change Your Spark Plugs

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Wondering how often to change the spark plugs in your Honda vehicle? Generally, experts recommend replacing them every 30,000 miles, but it can vary depending on your specific model. Your owner’s manual will have the exact information for your particular vehicle. Learn more about when to replace these spark plugs below and, if you need help changing your spark plugs, contact the Honda North service center.

When Do I Change Spark Plugs?

One of your ignition components, your spark plugs work by moving the high voltage current from the ignition coil to ignite the combustion chamber as soon as you start your vehicle. If the spark plugs aren’t functioning properly you’ll start to see issues with the performance of your vehicle, including problems like:

  • Slow or no start
  • Engine misfire
  • Engine is running rough
  • Rough idling
  • Poor acceleration
  • High fuel consumption

Benefits of Changing Your Spark Plugs

Along with avoiding some of the issues listed above, there are additional benefits that come with regularly changing your spark plugs. Discover the benefits of replacing your spark plugs for your new Honda vehicles as part of the preventative maintenance schedule:

  • Improved fuel economy – Worn out spark plugs can reduce your fuel economy by as much as 30%, and replacing them can help gain that back.
  • Consistent combustion system – Spark plugs allow for the continuous production of combustion and help your vehicle’s systems run as they should.
  • Your Vehicle Starts Smoothly – Replace your spark plug, and when you turn the key in the ignition, you can feel your vehicle start effortlessly.
  • Less harmful emissions – Replacing your vehicle’s spark plugs can help improve your vehicle’s emissions.

For Your Honda Needs, Visit Honda North

If you are experiencing any of the issues mentioned above, and want to confirm that you need new spark plugs,the certified technicians at the Honda North service center can take a look. You can also learn more about how to reset oil life on a Honda Civic, what an alternator does, how much is an oil change, or how to unlock a steering wheelSchedule your appointment to get your vehicle evaluated and repaired in no time!

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