We've built a quick checklist to help newer vapers decide when it's time to switch things up.
Vape flavors are so delicious, we prefer to change things right as they start turning, but some people like to run their coils longer.
If you start noticing more of the below items than not, you should probably replace your pod or coil.
If you need help taking care of your vape juice: here is a good guide we wrote a few years ago: Taking Care of Your E-Juice
If you take a puff and it tastes like your Aunt Kimmy's burnt lasagna, it's time to change.
Vape juice does get darker because of oxidation, but if it starts to look like sludge, this would be a big indicator that you need a change.
If you haven't changed the settings, but start noticing less vapor OR are getting dry hits, your coil or pod has probably gone bad.
Along with less vapor, if you start to notice that you can't taste the juice, this is another good indicator that things are turning.
Some vape juices add sweetners to enhance the flavor. If your coil starts to look like burnt toast, it is definitely time to change.
If the culmination of the above symptoms gives you an overwhelming sense of poor performance. Change the coil.
If you need help finding replacements for your coils, you can begin here and filter the results according to your specific brand.
Otherwise, if you need something you can throw away after use: