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When to Change Your Spark Plugs

It is important for regular tune-ups, as it keeps your vehicle running smoothly, this includes changing your spark plugs!  This is a cheap an easy fix to keep your vehicle at its peak performance.

Many manufacturers recommend changing spark plugs every 30,000 or 40,000 miles to ensure good fuel mileage and engine performance. Some new cars come with long-life plugs (sometimes called double platinum plugs) that can last for 100,000 miles.

Spark plugs won’t drain your bank account as they only cost a few dollars. While you’re having your spark plugs changed you might want to replace the spark plug wires as well right away.  Their typical life is 50,000 miles. Deteriorated wires can cause those high-tech new spark plugs to foul.

TGK Automotive offers tune-ups, which include changing spark plugs and more, call to get a quote today! For more information about services we can offer to help ensure you are getting the most out of your vehicle visit us at or to schedule an appointment at one of our locations today.

Maplewood – (651) 489-9455
1728 Rice St.
Maplewood, MN 55113

Hugo – (651) 407-3611
5241 130th St. N.
Hugo, MN 55038
– From the Reader’s Digest Article  – 74 Tips To Extend the Life of Your Car