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Do platinum spark plugs make a difference?

Do platinum spark plugs make a difference?

Since platinum is harder, it holds its sharp edge much longer than a conventional spark plug, up to 100,000 miles. Longevity is a key advantage of platinum spark plugs. Another advantage of platinum spark plugs is that they run a little hotter, which burns deposits off the spark plug better and helps prevent fouling.

How long do Bosch double platinum spark plugs last?

100,000 miles
The answer was double platinum spark plugs, which have a platinum ball welded to both the center and side electrodes. This provides excellent durability with very little gap growth up to 100,000 miles.

How much are Bosch platinum plugs?

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Are Bosch platinum spark plugs pre gapped?

Yes, Bosch Spark Plugs are pre-gapped at the factory. The gap is also indicated on the package. If the gap is adjustable and different from the gap specified by the engine manufacturer, it needs to be adjusted. For proper performance and exhaust emissions, the gap must be within ±0.004″ of the specified value.

How often should you change platinum spark plugs?

There are two types of spark plugs: conventional and long-life. Conventional spark plugs need to be replaced every 30,000-50,000 miles. Long-life (iridium- or platinum-tipped) spark plugs need to be changed between 60,000 and 150,000 miles, depending on the vehicle.

What’s the best spark plug brand?

  1. Editor’s Pick: Denso Platinum TT Plug.
  2. NGK V-Power Spark Plug.
  3. ACDelco Professional Iridium.
  4. ACDelco Professional RAPIDFIRE.
  5. Champion Copper Plus.
  6. Motorcraft Spark Plugs.
  7. NGK Laser Platinum.

What kind of spark plugs does Bosch use?

The Bosch OE Fine Wire Spark Plug family consists of Double Iridium, Double Iridium Pin-to-Pin, Iridium, Double Platinum and Platinum spark plugs. Built around Original Equipment (OE) technology, these spark plugs have an OE-specific design and are manufactured to meet or exceed OE requirements.

Is the Bosch spark plug void of warranty?

So, if the consumer is told that only the original equipment spark plug will not void the warranty, they should request the OE spark plug be provided free of charge. If they are charged for the spark plug, the manufacturer or dealer is in violation of the Magnuson-Moss Warranty Act. Are Bosch Spark Plugs pregapped at the factory?

What makes Bosch Evo spark plugs so good?

Thanks to its improved insulator design and high dielectric strength (greater than 45 kV), the new EVO spark plugs can withstand irregular combustion – known as mega knocking – that can occur in modern, technologically advanced engines. Bosch EVO spark plugs are developed and produced with the same high quality as original equipment spark plugs.

How do you tighten a Bosch spark plug?

If a torque wrench is not available, hand tighten the plug until it is seated in the cylinder head. Spark plugs with gaskets should be tightened an additional 90° while spark plugs with tapered seats should only be tightened an additional 15°. Do Bosch Spark Plugs meet original equipment requirements? Yes!