You have scheduled the first tune up on your new vehicle. You know that this is important if you want to keep your vehicle on the road. However, you may not know what is involved in a tune up in New Jersey. Here are a couple of things you can expect to be done to your vehicle.
A tune up New Jersey involves replacing your vehicle’s spark plugs and engine air filter, as well as vehicle ignition coils (which power the spark plugs) if necessary.
On older cars, “tune up” referred to inspecting or replacing the distributor cap and rotor, and manually adjusting the engine’s timing – these parts are not present on today’s advanced vehicles and the car’s own computers handle these adjustments, so a modern tune up is less involved than when the term was used for classic cars.
Tune ups are not required as often as oil changes, and are easy to add on to your oil change appointment when needed. You can find your manufacturer’s recommended interval for tune up service in your owner’s manual or online, or ask a reputable maintenance provider about your car’s maintenance schedule.
It also involves changing filters to protect your engine. A few of the filters that may be replaced include the air, fuel, oil, and cabin air filters. The engine air filter is important for the performance of your vehicle. Changing the cabin air filter will reduce dust, exhaust fumes, pollen, and other contaminants in the passenger compartment. Replacing the oil filter will ensure that there is no contamination in the oil, which will keep the engine running smoothly and should be done with every oil change.
The mechanic will also check the belts and hoses in the engine. For example, they will make sure that the timing belt is working correctly. When they inspect it, they may check the crank seals and cam for leaks. Since hoses are made from rubber, they can break down over time. The mechanic will look for leaks, bulging, and swelling. If a hose fails, this could lead to your vehicle overheating.
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