This video provides instructions on changing the spark plugs and ignition coils on Chrysler 200 vehicles equipped with the 3.6L six-cylinder engine.
For more detailed step-by-step instructions, look up our Chrysler Pentastar 3.6 V6 Spark Plug Replacement guide.
According to Chrysler, the spark plugs should be changed when you reach 100,000 miles. This applies to 3.6L V6 engines, and the interval differs for 2.4L 4-cylinder engines.
The spark plugs may sometimes fail as early as 60,000 miles. In such situations, the check engine light may turn on. Diagnostic trouble codes will be stored in the ECU and can easily be retrieved using a diagnostic scanner.
If you have been getting poor fuel economy or are experiencing other problems with your Chrysler 200, it may be time to replace the spark plugs.
- poor fuel economy,
- the check engine light has turned on,
- engine misfire
- slow acceleration problems
Possible fault codes
- P0300 – Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected
- P0301 – Cylinder 1 One Misfire Detected
- P0302 – Cylinder 2 One Misfire Detected
- P0303 – Cylinder 3 One Misfire Detected
- P0304 – Cylinder 4 One Misfire Detected
- P0305 – Cylinder 5 One Misfire Detected
- P0306 – Cylinder 6 One Misfire Detected
When should I change spark plugs on a Chrysler 200?
Every 100,000 miles.
Your fuel economy may decrease if you don’t change your spark plugs at the 100k mile mark. You may notice poor engine performance and acceleration. If one of the spark plugs fails, your engine will start to misfire. You will experience hesitation and engine shaking.
The check engine light will start to flash. You shouldn’t drive your Chrysler 200 if your check engine light is flashing, as you may cause serious engine damage.
We hope you find the Chrysler 200 Spark Plug Replacement Guide 3.6L V6 guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Chrysler.