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2012 Toyota Camry L 4dr Sedan I4 Auto (GS)

2012 Toyota Camry
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Front Wheel Drive, 4 Door Sedan, Midsize Car
25 mpg city / 35 mpg hwy
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May 25, 2012, 7:36 am


Question: What is a reasonable cost of spart plug replacement?

I just received an estimate of $148.00 for replacing four spark plugs on my 2005 Toyota Camry.
Labor is $56 (0.50hrs) and parts (spark plugs) $92. OMG that's $23 per plug. google research shows the best spark plugs are approx $6 each. I am a single woman, live in an apartment and unable to do this myself. Are these plugs made of gold or is there something I'm missing?

September 6, 2012, 8:44 pm

Grzegorz D

It is easiest service could be done. Only oil change is comparable in terms of prices of labor costs. If you had a 6 cylinder model of Camry then it's a different story since 3 three of 6-pack of spark plugs are difficult to reach.
But yours is 4 cylinder model.
Just buy 4 NGK, Autolite, Bosch or Champion plugs and go to mechanic's shop to change them. These leading plugs are definitely less costly than 23$ per one plug which is ridicolous price.
You could also buy polish plugs of company "Iskra" which are best in the world and cheapest at the same time - sorry, now I am joking since I live in Poland and I make "hidden" promotion of my country's automotive manufacturer - but in fact I use these polish plugs.

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April 25, 2013, 8:46 am

Larry H

Good for u; buddy but I live in the good ole U S A. Thank you.

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