Toyota Spark Plug and Alternator Replacement in Sioux Falls, SD


Toyota Spark Plug and Alternator Replacement in Sioux Falls, SD 

Sure, the engine might be the lead singer of the automotive component band, but it's the electrical parts that really make things move. Metaphors aside, an internal combustion engine loses much of its appeal as a way to power a vehicle if the associated electrical parts like spark plugs and alternator aren't working properly. For the uninitiated, spark plugs literally provide the spark which ignites the fuel/air mixture in an engine which makes it work. The alternator helps generate additional electrical power as well as help keep a vehicle's battery charged. If it's time for Toyota spark plug and alternator replacement in Sioux Falls, SD, it's time to make an appointment with the Billion Toyota of Sioux Falls Service Department. 

Signs you have bad spark plugs 

Spark plugs can be an easy thing to overlook. Thanks to several modern advances, a vehicle owner will rarely have to have their spark plugs changed, if ever. With that in mind, if you have an older vehicle or drive in dirty environments, there are somethings to look out for that will let you know that your spark plugs need some attention. 

Rough idle - When spark plugs become old and dirty, it will cause disruptions in a vehicle's engine. This will become evident as the car is idling and making different sounds than normal. 

Hard to start - Failing spark plugs will also make it difficult to start the engine for the first time of the day. If things get bad enough, this problem can lead to your battery being totally drained. 

Decreased efficiency/performance - Since spark plugs are responsible for igniting the fuel to provide the power to drive vehicle, dirty, fouled or broken spark plugs are going to have some very noticeable effects on how it performs. When spark plugs go bad you will notice that it takes your vehicle longer to get up to speed and you will also see a drop in overall fuel economy. 

Schedule service with Billion Toyota of Sioux Falls 

If you have noticed any of the symptoms mentioned above with your car, truck or SUV, make an appointment with the Billion Toyota of Sioux Falls Service Department today. Obviously, we are Toyota service and repair experts, but we can also work on just about anything on the road today.  

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