CHECK YOUR SPARK PLUGS PEOPLE! Look!!

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  1. ourrallycar12

    ourrallycar12 New Member

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    Just pulled the plugs today. 39,993 miles. Guess what? Bad already! Check em out- the compression seals are all blown. Left unattended, this could cause loss of power, economy, etc. not to mention- that's combustion gas... it has a tendency to scorch the coil boots necessitating replacement of those too. Check em people! It's easy and cheap to replace.
     

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  2. Pliny

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    WOW! Thanks for the heads up, Ill be checking mine this weekend! Did you replace with OEM plugs?
     
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    ourrallycar12 New Member

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    The OE plugs are champion. I replaced w same part number - champion iridium plugs.
     
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    Dgr401 Active Member

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    What engine do you have? The recommended mileage for changing the spark plugs is 30k for the 1.4L and 100k for the 2.4L.
     
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    2.4. That's why I was so surprised.
     
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    vad3rw3rks New Member

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    Going to check mine today - those look pretty awful for 30k. Thanks for the heads up rallycar!
     
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    Thanks for the reminder! Ordered new ones from Amazon yesterday. :)
     
  8. aj1886

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    Another fun fact the plug gap is usually not right so check your gap
     
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  10. cohocarl

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    Nitrous is hard on the plugs.;)

    The porcelain discoloration with that few of miles on it does look interesting considering how well plugs are shielded.
     

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