The general rule is that every vehicle should get a tune up at least once every 3 years, or every 30,000 miles. However, manufactures sometimes have a more specific timetable which they will lay out in the vehicle manual. So, what exactly gets taken care of in a tuneup? Typically, the process begins with replacing the spark plugs. It sounds simple, but changing the spark plugs on a vehicle can have a significant impact on many other systems. Then, we’ll check several other vital systems of your engine. We’ll let you know if and/or when other parts may need to be replaced and how much you can expect to pay.
Declining fuel efficiency, loss of power, and other symptoms that are diagnosed during a tuneup are often subtle at their onset. However, as these problems worsen, they will turn a small leak in your finances into a flowing drain. Coming in for regular tuneups won’t just prevent major problems, it will help stop little leaks before they drain all the cash out of your wallet.