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Superior Tire and Auto provides Glow Plug Replacement services to Quinton, VA, Sandston, VA, New Kent, VA, and other surrounding areas.

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The Basics Behind Glow Plug Replacement Services at Superior Tire and Auto

Glow plugs are pencil-shaped objects that help diesel engines start. In essence, they serve as the diesel equivalent to spark plugs found in gasoline engines. Unlike spark plugs, glow plugs use heat to get the engine going. In cold weather, glow plugs play an especially important role. This is because diesel engines often experience ignition troubles when temperatures are low. Diesel engines require the air to reach a certain temperature for fuel ignition to occur, but they tend to absorb heat when they are cold. Glow plugs help solve this problem by providing enough heat for the fuel to ignite. However, glow plugs usually require a small amount of time to warm up before they can perform. While they gather heat, glow plugs let off a small light or glow. As a result, this process is often referred to as “glowing.” After the glow plugs finish warming, drivers should be able to successfully start their diesel vehicles.

Why Should You Have Glow Plug Replacement Services Performed at Superior Tire and Auto?

Without a functioning glow plug, a diesel engine will have trouble igniting fuel in the combustion chamber. Over time, your glow plugs will wear out and need to be replaced. Faulty glow plugs may fail to ignite the fuel in your engine, and they can lead to idling and unwelcome smoke emissions. If your glow plugs are acting up, bring your vehicle to us and our service staff will replace the bad glow plugs. Signs of bad glow plugs include hard starting, rough idling, a misfiring engine, or white smoke. When these symptoms occur, allow our service staff to inspect your glow plugs and install replacements. Our knowledgeable staff is equipped with the right tools for the job, and we are eager to help.

We proudly service the Glow Plug Replacement needs of customers in Quinton, VA, Sandston, VA, New Kent, VA, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : New Kent VA | Quinton VA | Sandston VA | and surrounding areas

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Superior Tire and Auto in Quinton, VA

Thanks for stopping by the Superior Tire and Auto website. We're proud to provide professional automotive services for customers in Quinton, VA, Sandston, VA, New Kent, VA, and surrounding areas. In addition to our auto repair and maintenance services, we install lift kits, leveling kits, custom exhausts, and Jasper transmissions. We also have a great selection of tires for sale from top brands. At Superior Tire and Auto, our goal is to provide superior customer service. Our customers are the foundation of our business. We employ a well-trained staff specializing in the sale and installation of passenger car, performance, light truck, or SUV tires. Take this opportunity to browse our website or call us for personalized service.

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Address: 1701 Pocahontas Trail
Quinton, VA 23141
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