What is a tune up?
An automotive tune up is a scheduled set of specific repair items performed throughout the life of your vehicle.
They are intended to prevent a variety of major failures from happening and are necessary to maintain the reliability of your car, SUV or van on the road. The manufacturer provides a recommended checklist of maintenance to be completed each year, your preferred mechanic can help you determine the cost to perform the service.
How do I know if I need a tune up?
- Engine light is on.
- Decreased performance and fuel efficiency.
- Running rough while idling or stalling.
- Squeaking from engine compartment
- Unresponsive breaking or turning
What things are done during a tune up?
There is a long list of items that need to be inspected and worked on to ensure your car is working correctly and safely. We utilize a computer based diagnostics system that can read information from your cars computer to help diagnose problems.
We also look into your manufacturer’s recommended service schedule to make sure that everything is up to date. You may not be aware of impending failures without using this reference which can lead to major repair costs and dangerous situations.
This is why you should make sure each of the part of a tune up described below are properly maintained. The cost of a tune up will vary depending on how many of the below items are required for your car.
Oil and Filter
PCV Valve (Positive Crankcase Valve)
Brake Pads and Discs
Power Steering Fluid
Mass Air Flow Sensor
In addition to our recovery services, we can also provide the standard range of garage services
Oil changes are critical for engine health. Ensure your engine stays in top condition.
Tire Check & Replacements
Check your tired before any journey, and if you are unsure of their condition, we can take a look.
Inspections & Tune Ups
Preventative maintenance will save you time and money for the lifetime of your car.
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