Tune Up- Sherman Oaks,CA

A Tune Up is a common term used for general vehicle maintenance procedures. Your vehicle requires a regular tune-up for optimal performance and efficiency. They are essential to maintaining performance, gas mileage, and controlling emissions. A Tune Up is also the perfect way to catch small problems before they become large ones, and to keep your vehicle running like a well oiled machine.

Routine tune-ups protect against major engine problems by finding and changing worn components such as spark plugs and fuel filters. Just like anything else, your vehicle’s parts have a life expectancy. These parts and their life expectancy are shown in your owner’s manual with specific manufacturer benchmarks. Maintaining a regular tune-up schedule will prevent problems before they start, saving you a great deal of money and headache. Your car will also run stronger and more efficiently when properly tuned.

Signs you are in need of a tune up:

  • Poor gasoline mileage
  • Slow acceleration
  • Engine sounds appears: knocks, or pings
  • Noticeable electrical issues
  • Air flow issues

A complete tune-up consists of:

  • Replacing the air filter
  • Switching out the gas filters
  • Installing new spark plugs and spark plug wires
  • Inspecting the distributor cap and putting in a new one if needed
  • Examining the blades and installing a new rotor if the old one has splits, burning or carbon build-up
  • Checking the valve-cover gasket and adjusting the valves
  • Inspection and filling all fluids
  • Switching out Crankcase Ventilation (PCV) valve, if plugged

Keep your vehicle on the road longer and stronger by contacting us today. Your Koester Automotive and Collision Center expert technicians will provide you with peace of mind knowing your vehicle is road ready and dependable.