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How Many Spark Plugs Does My Car Need

How Many Spark Plugs Does My Car Need

Spark plugs are an item of maintenance that many owners ignore. But a healthy engine needs a spark plug. The condition of your spark plugs may impact your fuel efficiency, engine performance, and power output. Spark plugs, like oil, should be checked and replaced as needed. How Spark Plugs Work The spark plug was designed to ignite the air-fuel combination in the combustion chamber. This is done to ensure that the car's engine has adequate power to start the vehicle. The spark plugs do not maintain power once they are light. Instead, it starts transferring heat away from the combustion chamber. This heat is transferred to the water jacket in the cylinder head, which pushes the cylinder down and then moves the car forward. How many spark plugs does a car need? The number of spark plugs needed is typically determined by the number of cylinders and engine size of a vehicle. There is one spark plug for each cylinder, thus a four-cylinder engine will have four spark plugs. Four cyl ... read more

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