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What's the difference between an auto tune-up and regular vehicle maintenance?

While regular vehicle maintenance means performing services such as Routine Maintenance, and Routine Maintenance to make sure your vehicle runs the way it did when you first bought it, as the car manufacturer intended. An auto tune-up service is meant to enhance the vehicle's engine performance, by replacing several parts to make an older vehicle run like new. If you are in the 47802 area, you can head to Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. in Terre Haute for a tune-up mostly when you are having drivability issues; your vehicle is hard or is hesitating to start, isn't getting the mileage it used to, shows signs of emissions problems, or it simply doesn't have the power it once had. This can happen to any vehicle regardless of make, including Acura, Audi, BMW, and Buick.

 

What does an auto tune-up service entail?

Often times, an auto tune-up service consists of replacing your vehicle's spark plugs and performing other adjustments to restore engine performance. Different manufacturers have different intervals in which tune-ups or scheduled maintenance should be performed. If you have questions about whether your car, truck, or SUV needs a tune-up, give us a call. There are various vehicle parts we at Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. can inspect to determine which services your vehicle needs, including:

  • Battery voltage and charging voltage.
  • Engine's various parts.
  • Engine vacuum, to detect exhaust restrictions and air leaks.
  • Exhaust emissions.
  • Hoses and belts, all fluids (oil, power steering fluid, brake fluid, coolant, transmission fluid, etc.) 

 

If the initial check-up reveals no major faults, the spark plugs, air filters, fuel filters, and fuel cap (if required) should be replaced for preventative maintenance. If your vehicle doesn't meet federal emissions standards, its oxygen sensor should be replaced as well. It is important to bring your vehicle in for routine maintenance regardless of its age, mileage, and make to make sure the car runs as smoothly as possible and to prevent small problems to get bigger if they are not attended to. We at Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. in Vigo is your place to go for all things auto repair, including Routine Maintenance and Diagnostics and Repair.

 

Your Reliable Shop for Complete Tuning

If something is wrong with your vehicle and/or one or more of your dashboard lights turn on, don't hesitate to bring your car into Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. in Terre Haute today. Our team is comprised of Quality technicians who understand the root causes of your auto issues and who use the latest tools and technology to quickly assess the problem with your vehicle. Serving residents of Brazil, Indiana, Terre Haute, Indiana, Marshall, Indiana, Sullivan, Indiana, and West Terre Haute, Indiana since 2003, we have a commitment to providing superior customer service.

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Don't ignore any issues with your car, bring it to our experts at Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. in Terre Haute. Schedule an appointment with us online at https://yourcarsfixed.com/ or give us a call at 812-234-6900 . Sir Thomas Automotive Repair, Inc. - Quality you Can Trust, at a Fair Price!.

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