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Symptoms That Indicate You May Need a Tune-Up

Symptoms That Indicate You May Need a Tune-Up

Your vehicle is a complex machine comprising closely functioning components. Scheduled inspection and maintenance of these vehicle components are vital to optimum driveability, safety, and improved fuel efficiency. This timely inspection and maintenance visit is called "tune-up." Sometimes a car tune-up is solely about check-up of vehicle systems whereas, in other cases, it might involve repair or replacements of malfunctioning parts to keep the vehicle in good shape. These repairs or replacements become necessary when your vehicle displays unusual signs or abnormalities in normal functioning, prompting the driver to bring it in for a tune-up. Here are some of these signs that would indicate a deviation from normal vehicle operations: Difficulty in starting the engine A hard start could indicate an array of underlying problems ranging from battery issues, ignition or fuel system faults, or a malfunctioning electrical component or a spark plug. A vehicle tune-up can diagno ... read more

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