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Are the motor mounts touched during a tune up? When are the motor mounts touched?
There is nothing in a basic tune up that would require loosening or touching the motor mounts. If the motor mounts are in fact loose, they could potentially cause damage to the axles if the motor were to shift enough...
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How much does it cost for a tune-up on a 2006 BMW 330i?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost to perform a tune - up on a 2006 BMW 330i.
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Tune Up when? 1997 Oldsmobile Achieva
Hello - if your engine has not had a tune-up in the last 2 years, it's certainly a good idea, especially going into winter. Ditto with an oil change and coolant flush. If there are any other indicators (leaks, Check...
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What is needed for a tuneup?
There is no scheduled listing for a tune up. The replacement of ignition components are on a time or mileage schedule. With the traditional tune up includes replacing spark plugs only and then cleaning throttle body. After that then inspecting...
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Vehicle check engine light is on - cannot pass smog test and stalls out - even when u press on gas pedal.
Sent to CS for billing question on how much it would cost for a tune up for the BMW to pass emissions test. A tune up comes with cleaning out the fuel system and performing a fuel injection flush, replacing...
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What is the cost for a 80000 mile service?
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of an 80,000 mile service.
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I need to know what I need for my car to get a tune up.
The basic tune up will include replacing spark plugs, fuel filter and pcv valve. Then checking the air filter and replace if needed. You may want to also check coolant for need of replacement. The spark plug wires should be...
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Back firing
If you were working around the distributor and loosened and re-tightened it you might have set the timing wrong. Specifically, delayed or retarded timing causes backfiring as the spark occurs too late and so part of the air fuel charge...
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minor maintenance on vehicle
Billing question sent to CS for the cost of minor maintenance per year, tune-ups, and oil changes cost on a 2016 Hyundai Sonata with a L4-2.4L engine.
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Short in wire harness
It's unclear from your question exactly what work was performed during the first visit and why the work was performed. On your vehicle, there really is no such thing as a "tune-up" specified in the Factory Service Manual. Tune-up is...
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After an Auto shop repaired my 2002 monte carlo ls 3.4L exaust manifold gasket and a tune up, ever since car hasnt been running?
Hello, thank you for writing in. Unfortunately your situation is going to require a second mechanic to inspect the vehicle. The biggest issue concerns the "tune up", as we do not know exactly what they did during that process. Tune...
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If a coil burns out on a 2010 Dodge Dakota, is it advisable to change the spark plugs and ignition wires just because of the age o
Since you have 100,000 miles and if you have not serviced the transmission or tune up items I would recommend having them serviced. A coil can go bad if it has to overcome worn out plugs or wires and is...
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No start
There are many causes of hard starting but illustrative ones are a faulty engine coolant temperature switch (sensor), EGR system problems, large vacuum leaks, a faulty idle air control valve, worn spark plugs, inadequate fuel delivery or pressure (clogged fuel...
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How much for a tune up
Annual "tune-ups" are not really applicable to modern vehicles. Instead, what is typically of importance is following the vehicle manufacturer's "maintenance schedule". The required maintenance at this time for your car will depend on the vehicle history. In particular, if...
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I believe a vacuum leak, maybe head gasket.
Hi there. If your vehicle tends to stall out when all of the vacuum lines are hooked up, then there is an issue either with the air coming into the engine or the combustion is not good enough to keep...
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What items are inspected or replaced in a typical 150,000 mile maintenance service visit?
Hello. Try not to get don't get sticker shocked by this but a 150000 mile service will include almost every maintenance service recommendation on the vehicle to be looked at or replaced. However not every vehicle that reaches 150000 miles...
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How many spark plugs does a Chevy Traverse 2012 need?
Your engine has 6 spark plugs. If you are having problems with the traction lock then have the system scanned to see if there is codes stored.
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I have an 03 Kia Reo. Spark plugs have never been re-placed. Car is sputtering when I start to excellerate and has issues going up
The spark plugs and engine air filter on the 2003 Kia Rio should be replaced every 30,000 miles. The fuel filter and the timing belt should be replaced every 60,000 miles. It would be best to perform all of this...
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2004 Suzuki Verna tune-up.
Hi there. The following is the recommended services for a tune-up on your vehicle at 68,000 miles: Tune - Up Engine oil change Transfer case fluid change Manual / Automatic transmission fluid change Differential fluid check level check and...

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