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How Often Should I Be Getting My Car Tuned?

How Often Should I Be Getting My Car Tuned?

In this day and age, there are tons of debate about whether a tune-up is necessary or not. Some say it's a waste of money, while others swear by the service. Before jumping to conclusions, read on to learn more about what tune-ups consist of and how they can benefit your vehicle's needs. The truth is the term "tune-up" has changed the meaning of today's modern vehicles. This outdated term is also known as your preventative maintenance or factory maintenance schedule. This type of service serves to check your car's essential parts to perform efficiently. Here is a list of items that a mechanic will typically check, change, or replace during a tune-up: Fuel filter Air filter Spark plugs or coils Timing belt Lights Car battery PCV valve Tires Important fluids & more. How frequently you require a tune-up depends on your vehicle's make, model, and age. For an older vehicle with a non-electronic ignition system, it will typically need a tune-up ev ... read more

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