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FAQs on Tune-Ups

FAQs on Tune-Ups

Car mechanics emphasize general car maintenance for a reason. It's a topic that's very stressed here at McSpadden's Tire & Automotive since it can go a long way to prolonging your car. With the proper care, your vehicle can run for decades. Good car care also entails regular tune-up services.   What Gets Done During a Tune-Up Service? During a tune-up, a professional technician will perform basic services, such as measuring and adjusting your tire pressures, changing your motor oil, and testing your lights and windshield wiper blades.    Historically, a tune-up also included a fuel filter, air filter, spark plugs, distributor cap, and rotor replacement. However, cars have changed significantly within the last several decades. For instance, many cars no longer have carburetors, spark plug wires, or distributor caps. Therefore, a modern-day tune-up includes replacing spark plugs, changing the air filter, and cleaning the intake or fuel injectors ... read more