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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 vital role in the internal combustion process, which produces power for your engine. Spark plugs ignite the combustion chamber where the fuel-air mix. Spark plugs require routine service and replacement just as the fuel filters and air filters. To achieve optimum performance, your spark plugs should be clean and there should not be any damage to the electrodes. What is a Bad or Fouled Spark Plug? Dirty or fouled spark plugs can affect the running of the engine. A bad or fouled spark plug is one that is covered with fuel, oil, and carbon. It could also be blistered because of running too hot. Driving with bad or fouled spark plugs may cause multiple problems to your engine. Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Spark Plugs Below are some of the common signs and symptoms of bad or failing spark plugs: Engine Misfire Faulty spark plugs result in an engine misfire due to incomplete burning fuel. An interrupted combustion process can significantly affect the engine perform ... read more