What is a Spark Plugs & Wires Repairs service?
Lube Stop’s Spark Plugs & Wires Repairs service is the repair and replacement of the ignition system. The major components of the ignition system included in the repair are the ignition switch, ignition coil, capacitor, contact breaker, distributor, and the combustion chambers. If any component of your vehicle’s ignition wiring system has damage or heavy contamination, you should have it fixed or replaced to avoid critical damage to the vehicle’s engine. Spark plugs and wires repair is required to control your vehicle’s internal emissions and to make sure your vehicle will pass an emissions test.
Lube Stop provides this service as needed. To determine if it is needed, we look for signs that the ignition system is having issues. So, a visual inspection to detect pollutants or damage inside the ignition system is done. Following that, Lube Stop also inspects for grinding or clicking noise from the ignition system, steam or odd odour from your ignition coil, and decreased fuel efficiency. If they are present, we recommend replacing or fixing the ignition wiring system. If the customer agrees, then we proceed with the Spark Plugs & Wires Repairs service.
So, always bring any indicators of trouble to the attention of our Lube Stop technicians. These include signs of strange steam or leakage from the ignition system, grinding and clicking noise, and a decrease in fuel efficiency. From there, we will trouble shoot and determine if you need to replace or fix your ignition wiring system.
We do all this so you can enjoy the benefits of reliable engine performance and reduced internal emissions.
What is Ignition Timing for?
Spark wires transfer the spark from the distributor or ignition coil to the plugs. The subsequent spark ignites the air and fuel mixture in the combustion chamber of your engine. This process starts with the ignition coil, which creates an extremely high voltage power. However, the transfer of this energy through the ignition wires creates heat and extreme temperatures inside the system.
Over time, the ignition wiring can become brittle, cracked, or broken. In these cases, a fairly weak spark can cause the engine’s cylinder to ignite. Depending on how many spark ignition wires are bad, your vehicle will run poorly, or not at all. Unfortunately, your spark plugs and ignition wires never get to rest while the engine is running. This indicates that you need properly working wires and plugs to have your engine running and or to avoid any internal combustion. A broken ignition wiring system highly affects engine performance and fuel efficiency.
The ignition wiring system impacts many variables including engine service life, fuel efficiency, and engine performance. Having an ignition wiring system that is in good working condition allows your vehicle’s engine to perform better and longer, which means more power and longer service life of your engine.
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Let’s Talk Safety
Lube Stop is 100% committed to ensuring your vehicle’s engine and the components it powers are all operating as they should. We are also 100% committed to ensuring that your safety is taken care of, too. This means checking that all the parts of your vehicle that keep you safe, are working as well. These include the following list of items.
- A/C and Heating System
- Air Bags
- Electrical Charging System
- Exhaust System
- Ignition & Timing System
- Spare Tires
- Turn Signals
- Vehicle Horn
- Windshield Wipers
- Any Leaks, Squeaks, Rattles or Odours
These safety checks are included in Lube Stop’s Precision Based Recommendations process. Specifically, they are included in their 37+ Point Inspections that are performed each time you drive into one of our shops. There are 15 or more safety checks performed during this standard practice. When an issue is detected, Lube Stop technicians bring those matters to your attention and make suggestions as to how to address them. It is important to have a fully functioning car, truck, or SUV, but it’s also important to have a safe drive for you and your family. So, when you come to Lube Stop, rest assured that we will be checking for both your vehicle’s health and your own personal safety while driving.
Why Do I Need a Spark Plugs & Wires Repairs service?
The Spark Plugs & Wires Repairs service is the repair and replacement of your vehicle’s ignition wiring system. Well-maintained spark plugs and wiring system helps your vehicle engine deliver lots of benefits. For example, it helps the engine perform better, prevents combustion inside the system and reduces unnecessary ignition emissions.
We do these checks so that our customers can avoid problems with the ignition wiring in their car, truck, or SUV. The ignition system is an important maintenance item responsible for ensuring your engine work well and does not break down. This is because when the spark plugs and wires work properly, the engine does its job better. For example, it protects the ignition system from sparks that can cause major damage to the exhaust system and engine or even help the engine running at all.
So, it is fair to conclude that a faulty ignition wiring system is NOT something you want to ignore.
That’s why we check the ignition wires and plugs every visit. We need to make sure that it is set properly and functioning as it should. We understand that it costs a little in the short run to have the ignition wires and plugs maintained, but it saves a lot in the long run.
How Often Do I Need It?
The ignition wiring system should be checked each time you have service with Lube Stop. And, of course, we should check it anytime you have observed issues. Your owner’s manual will also advise you to do it at various intervals. Please check your manual. Please note that this service might not be offered at all Lube Stop’s locations.
Also, lean on us at Lube Stop for advice. We use a system of processes called Precision Based Recommendations to help investigate a vehicle’s overall condition. This system of inspection and trouble shooting helps us get a clearer picture of your car, truck, or SUV as it stands, today. That is because it removes the guess work. Learn more about this system below.
Can Lube Stop do the Trouble Shooting?
Lube Stop employs the best technicians and mechanics in this service area. These technicians are more than qualified to help inspect the issues and make recommendations to problem solve.
Which Towns and Cities are in our Fast Lube Service area?
Our lube shop & tire service area includes the following towns and cities listed below.
- Fairways West
- Normandy Heights
- Regent Park
- Coronation Park
- City View
- Northeast Regina
- Dieppe Place
- Pioneer Village
- Harbour Landing
- Albert Park
Context for these Services
Your vehicle uses an internal combustion engine. This engine uses the combustion of fuel to power almost everything. This is done when fuel alongside an air oxidizer and spark plugs creates a working fluid flow circuit inside a combustion chamber.
In your internal combustion engine, the expansion of the high-temperature and high-pressure gases produced by combustion applies direct force to some component of the engine. The force is applied typically to pistons, turbine blades, rotors and nozzles. This force moves the component over a distance, transforming chemical energy into useful work.
Typically, your combustion engine is fed with fossil fuels like natural gas or petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel fuel or fuel oil. Your engine is the hub for many things, including those listed below.
- combustion chamber
- cylinder head
- set of spark plugs
- rocker arms
- fuel injectors
- connecting rods
- engine block
- timing system
- timing chain
All these work in unison to power all the other systems within your vehicle. Without a fully functioning engine, everything else suffers. So, let us at Lube Stop keep your engine functioning and everything else that relies on it.