Watch how to change the spark plugs and ignition coil on Dodge Durango vehicles with the 3.6L V6 engine.

For more help, check out the step-by-step instructions on replacing spark plugs on the Chrysler 3.6L Pentastar engine. 


Spark plugs may wear out on Dodge Durango due to high mileage and cause poor engine performance and engine misfire. Old spark plugs can cause the engine to turn on the check engine light or cause the CEL to flash.

Why change the spark plugs?

Changing the spark plugs on your Dodge Durango at the recommended 100,000-mile mark is important to avoid engine problems. Old spark plugs may cause poor fuel economy as well. Engine misfire is one common sign of old spark plugs.

Replacement Cost

It costs between $280-$500 to replace the spark plugs on a 2011-2017 Dodge Durango. It is more expensive than most cars because the intake plenum on top of the engine needs to be replaced.

This requires one to two hours of extra work, which is why shops will charge you more to replace the spark plugs on a 3.6 Dodge Durango with the Pentastar engine.

Replacement Interval

how to change spark plugs on dodge durango

Based on the owner’s manual, the spark plugs on the 3.6l V6 Pentastar engine should be changed every 100,000 miles. Only use platinum or iridium spark plugs. If you decide to install copper spark plugs, they must be replaced every 30,000 miles.

If you need to reset the check engine light on your dashboard, you will need the YOUCANIC Full System Scanner to clear the fault code after replacing the spark plugs and ignition coil of your Dodge 3.6L V6. 


We hope you find the Dodge Durango 3.6L V6 Engine Spark Plug & Ignition Coil Replacement guide helpful. Check these troubleshooting and repair guides for more help on your Dodge.

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