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What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

What are the Symptoms of Bad or Failing Spark Plugs?

Spark plugs play a crucial role in the running of your vehicle. They ignite the combustion chamber where the fuel and air mix and keep you moving. They are essential to a vehicle's ignition system and are definitely the unsung heroes. Like the motor fuel, air filters, and fuel filters, spark plugs need routine service and maintenance. Here are some of the symptoms of bad or failing spark plugs: Hard to start If starting your car has become challenging, your sparks are likely worn out. When your spark plugs aren't producing a sustainable spark to start the combustion process, it becomes hard to start your car. It is a good idea to have a professional look at your vehicle at the first sign of problems when starting your vehicle. Slow acceleration The most common culprit of poor acceleration is the ignition system. Modern engines are wired to onboard computers that automatically send an electric pulse to fire the spark plug. In such engines, the problem may be the sensor. Whe ... read more