We Have Your Honda Insight Spark Plugs For Sale
When it comes to auto maintenance, replacing your spark plugs when your engine shows signs of distress is important. While many people understand the standard duration for regular maintenance tasks like oil changes and tire changes, finding the right time to use replacement spark plugs can seem a little mysterious at first. All Discount Parts has the Honda Insight spark plugs you’re looking for, and here are some times on when to change them and how.
When Is It Time to Replace My Spark Plugs and What Kind Should I Get?
While the Honda Insight has a hybrid powertrain, it still needs a spark plug to operate because it uses gasoline for combustion. Replacing your Honda Insight spark plugs on time is essential for making sure your vehicle runs smoothly and with the highest degree of efficiency. Most of the time Honda Insight spark plugs will last you around 50,000 – 60,000 miles, but they should be checked every 30,000 miles. Same factors that impact their lifespan include driving habits, environment, and certain contingencies that are sometimes difficult to predict.
Some indicators that you have a bad spark plug include shakiness when your car is idling, difficulty starting the car, a misfiring engine that makes your vehicle suddenly stop and then continue, and engine surging which makes for jerky movements. Other negative consequences include bad acceleration and a drop in fuel efficiency.
Once you’ve determined that you have a bad spark plug, rely on fast shipping from All Discount Parts to deliver the Honda Insight replacement spark plugs you need right to your doorstep.
How to Replaces Honda Insight Spark Plugs
Before replacing your spark plugs, it’s important to note that only individuals with some professional experience should undertake changing out spark plugs on their own. That said, as long as you take the proper safety precautions and have the right tools, you’re looking at a fairly simple installation process. First off, be sure to have proper safety equipment like goggles and gloves for added protection. From there, you can go on to removal and replacement:
- Find the spark plug – These are located under plug covers at the end of wires attached to the engine. Take a moment to number each plug cover with some tape to ensure each is properly plugged into the right port once your work is complete.
- Make sure the engine is cool – To avoid any serious mishap.
- Remove the plug – Once you’ve found the plug you should remove it by gently working it out from the base.
- Make sure the replacement plug matches – You can do this by checking the model number, or by measuring the gap of the plug on older models.
- Insert and tighten the new plug – Use a spark plug ratchet to tighten the plug about 1/8 of a turn once insert in the plughole.
- Check the condition of all plugs – Make sure there’s no build up on the other plugs, and that they aren’t broken, misshapen, or black.
- Clean out the threads – Take a moment to clean up the wires around the terminal so you don’t have other problems later on.
- Check your work – Review the order of the numbered plug covers to ensure all wires are plugged into the correct spark plugs.
Find Out More about Honda Insight Spark Plug Replacements
Spark plug replacement is an easy procedure if you take your time and follow these instructions. In addition, All Discount Parts can help you save money when you order Honda replacement spark plugs since we offer wholesale pricing on genuine OEM parts. If you have questions or need help with placing an order, you can contact us online or give us a call at (800) 651-4832 today.