How often should I change the spark plugs in a Honda Civic?

I’ve had the same car for a long time. My dad asked me this weekend if I’d ever had the spark plugs changed. I don’t know what spark plugs are or that they need to be changed. So, how often should the spark plugs on my Honda Civic be changed?

Answer
The spark plugs in any car deliver the electric current to your ignition to start the car. If they weren’t functioning properly, your car wouldn’t start. Luckily, they require very little maintenance in comparison to most other car parts.
Honda recommends that drivers have their spark plugs changed every seven years or 105,000 miles. If you’re ever unsure, you can find this information in the owner’s manual for your Honda Civic.
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Chloe Jenkins
Answered on Dec 13, 2021
Chloe has a BA in Communication and Media Arts from Montclair State University and more than four years of experience in content writing, editing, and research. Before getting behind the keyboard at Jerry, Chloe was an Assistant Coordinator at her university and a film enthusiast working for the Montclair Film Festival. When she's not writing about car insurance, she spends her time with her pets, playing video games, or enjoying long weekend hikes.
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