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Spark plug questions

Post by landspeed » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:13 pm

When is the recommended spark plug change for a 2012 Countryman? CARMAX said that our plugs were shot at 33K & they replaced them today after our car 'coded' 3 times in less than 30 days. It just seemed odd that they needed to be replaced that soon. I asked the "tech" if he could save and label the plugs.......but I guess that didn't get relayed back to the shop.

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Re: Spark plug questions

Post by Minidave » Wed Jan 04, 2017 8:31 pm

I believe the book calls for them to be changed at 60K, if you're setting codes tho.......but why are you taking your MINI to Carmax for repairs? Seems to me the MINI dealer would be a better choice, plus too and also it might be covered under the warranty.
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Re: Spark plug questions

Post by MiniManiac » Thu Jan 05, 2017 9:15 am

Minidave wrote:I believe the book calls for them to be changed at 60K, if you're setting codes tho.......but why are you taking your MINI to Carmax for repairs? Seems to me the MINI dealer would be a better choice, plus too and also it might be covered under the warranty.
It is 60K per MINI. The price per plug at MINI is ridiculous and you can get them for about 1/3 the price just about anywhere else.
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