While it may not be on the top of your list of favorite things to do, keeping your car running well is important to ensuring that you can get where you need to go including to work, school and any trips that you have planned. Preventative auto maintenance can save a significant amount of time and money in the long run. Auto tune ups are an excellent way to repair and replace issues that not yet be causing a problem, but that require periodic attention to keep your vehicle running well. Clark Automotive of Blaine, MN can complete an auto tune up for your vehicle so that you can feel confident that as it ages, it will continue to run well.
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For most vehicles, automotive tune-ups are good for approximately 100,000 miles. You can check your owner’s manual for a list of recommended maintenance and repairs at specified mileage. If you have noticed that your vehicle’s overall performance has declined recently, you are hearing some unusual sounds or even detecting a strange smell, it may be time for a tune-up. Clark Automotive understands that you do not want to pay for unnecessary repairs, so we communicate clearly about anything specific that your car needs and give you options for making sure to stay within your budget.
Vehicle Tune Ups, Blaine
The following services are often included in a general auto tune up:
- Spark plug and wire replacement
- Changing the transmission fluid
- Installing new air, oil and fuel filters
- Flushing all fluids
- Changing oil
- Oil and lubrication services
- Leak check
The auto mechanics at Clark Automotive will not complete unnecessary repairs or maintenance that is not needed. For example, there is very little advantage to replacing spark plugs earlier than what is recommended. Most current engines require intake manifold removal to replace the spark plugs, making it an especially costly repair. If you are shopping around for a an auto tune up, you should always ask for a cost estimate before giving your approval for the repair.
As colder weather approaches, it is a great time to take care of routine auto maintenance to ensure that your car is prepared for the harsh winter months. Call Clark Automotive at (763) 784-7794 for more information or to schedule a service appointment with our team. Clark Automotive services all types of vehicles including domestic and fleet vehicles, pickup trucks, hybrids and more.