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So I'm sorry to post again but I am really bad at finding things online apparently... I have reached 30k on my 2016 Passion and I am looking to do the maintenance myself. That being said I am having trouble finding the spark plugs I need to get. So I am looking for some help!

My engine is this: 1.0L L3 DOHC 12V

Thanks in advance :)
 

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Are spark plugs a 30K service item? I don't have a gas Smart, so I don't know. Just curious since most plugs go a lot longer now.

Len
2014 EV Coupe 14,000 miles
2014 EV Cabriolet 3,000 miles
 

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Stock plugs are a 30K units on the 451, you can switch to the extended service ones and go twice as far...
 

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So I'm sorry to post again but I am really bad at finding things online apparently... I have reached 30k on my 2016 Passion and I am looking to do the maintenance myself. That being said I am having trouble finding the spark plugs I need to get. So I am looking for some help!

My engine is this: 1.0L L3 DOHC 12V

Thanks in advance :)
Try this as a starting point. This is for Auto Zone. Hopefully you have one of these nearby for you. DCO

https://www.autozone.com/ignition/performance-spark-plug?filterByKeyWord=spark+plugs&fromString=search&isIgnoreVehicle=false&model=spark
 

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The life expectancy of iridium spark plugs is 40,000 to 45,000 miles. The electrode is made of very hard material, but since it is quite small I suppose they do wear down quicker than you think they would. DCO
 

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There are different duty cycles for iridium plugs. one style has a duty cycle of 30-45k miles, the other has a duty cycle of about 100k miles. The center electrode is larger on the longer duty ones. The smaller electrode ones say they are a performance plug and will give a hotter spark for better economy and easier starting among other claims. I would rather change plugs every 100K miles than more often at 45K. But I do a lot of driving...
 
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