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Old 10-22-2012, 01:40 PM   #469
98legwag
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Originally Posted by pinny716 View Post
Okay. So does that mean I'll have to replace them every 1-2 years?? 2 more things I forgot to ask. Do you think the wires should be replaced also (the only reason i want to change the plugs was they've been in for a while and i feel like they need to be maintained vs. wires which i'm thinking should only be replaced if need be). also I'm at 122k. bought it with about 70k in 2005. so I've only put about 50k in 7 years but never replaced the timing belt. Do you think I should change it and do you think it's a risky DIY job (maybe I'll just buy the part and bring to mechanic (how much you think the service/labor would be?)). Thanks.
I changed my plugs and wires after about 30-35k last time. When I got the old plugs out they didn't look bad at all. They were V-powers as well. The timing belt and water pump should be done around 100k so you should look into that. Most places should to the spark plugs and wires as part of that service.
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