The complexity and sophistication of today’s engines make them highly complex and difficult to troubleshoot — that’s why the certified experts and technicians are Dents Unlimited use equally sophisticated engine diagnostic equipment and vehicle computer data to pinpoint hidden problems and worn-out parts. Depending on the age and model of your vehicle, your engine tune-up service will typically include: A thorough inspection of your entire engine and its system mechanics
- Replacement of faulty or worn electronic engine components (such as oxygen sensors and electronic control module components)
- Replacement of faulty or worn spark plugs, air filters and fuel filters
- Adjustment of your vehicle’s idle and timing
- Adjustment of your clutch (for vehicles with manual transmissions)
Why are tune-ups important for my vehicle?
Normal vehicle usage causes a lot of parts of your engine to lose their efficiency because of temperature under the hood and continuous vibration.
- Getting regular tune-ups helps to maintain vehicle safety and performance by ensuring that worn-out or faulty parts are located accurately and replaced promptly
- Tune-ups can help you achieve maximum fuel efficiency and overall vehicle performance.
When should I get a tune-up?
Tune-ups are a critical part of regular vehicle maintenance and should be scheduled yearly. However, you should schedule a tune-up even sooner if you start noticing any of the following:
- Decreasing gas mileage
- Loss of power or torque
- Your engine sounds like it’s running harsh
- Your engine stalls out at a stop
- You hear knocking or pinging sounds when you’re accelerating or after the ignition is turned off
- Your check-engine light remains on after your initial start.