In this video, you will find instructions on how to change 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 guide on Chrysler Pentastar 3.6 V6 Spark Plug Replacement.
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 is different for 2.4L 4 cylinder engines.
In some cases, the spark plugs may 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 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.
If you don't change your spark plugs at 100k mile mark, your fuel economy may decrease. 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.