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Symptoms of Failing Spark Plugs

Spark plugs are a critical component of your vehicle’s internal combustion engine. Spark plugs transmit an electrical signal that’s sent from the ignition coil to create a spark that heats the air-fuel mixture inside the combustion chamber. Good quality spark plugs will help with your fuel efficiency, while bad or failing spark plugs won’t even start your motor. Similar to motor oil, fuel, and air filters, spark plugs require regular maintenance to keep your vehicle running strong. Most manufacturers suggest that spark plugs are replaced every 30K to 50k miles. However, some newer cars and trucks have advanced ignition systems that make spark plug replacement unnecessary. Having knowledge of spark plugs and whether they are damaged can result in quick repair and save on costly expenses.  Listed below are a few common symptoms your spark plugs are damaged or worn out:  Difficulty starting the vehicle The engine’s ... read more

Preventative Maintenance

Preventative maintenance Preventative maintenance is critical in maintaining a healthy vehicle. Just like a person's physical health, a vehicles health requires care and attention. A necessary step in keeping a healthy body is choosing a capable doctor whom you trust and respect. The same goes for your vehicle, but in place of a doctor, you will need to find an excellent auto repair shop that you can depend on for servicing your automobile honestly and efficiently. Taking care of your vehicle can save you thousands of dollars in future repairs and save you hours of wasted efforts in finding a reputable auto repair shop when in a time crunch. Some recommendations Trinity Auto Haus has for finding the perfect auto shop are: Look at reviews. In today's virtual and highly technical world of computers and smartphones, reviews can be found with the click of a button. What are customers saying about the auto repair shop? How many stars does the shop average? A great review source i ... read more