There’s nothing more exciting than getting a new car! But like all things new after a while that new car starts to age, your miles start to add up on the odometer, the new car smell goes away, the shine on your paint loses some of it’s sparkle and there may even be an old French fry lost somewhere between the seats. Then you notice is your vehicle doesn’t have the same get up and feels sluggish. Some times your vehicle sputters or makes strange noises along with some new unfamiliar smells. Lastly, you notice the dreaded “Check Engine Light” shows up on your dash. These are usually the signs that you need a tune up. But, not to worry, tune ups are essential and a common part of a regular maintenance program for all vehicles eventually. Just like our bodies as we get older we need some medical attention from a professional. A tune up is a bit like an annual physical for your vehicle.
At Orozco’s Auto Service of Fullerton our ASE certified mechanics will perform a tune up that will maintain some of your vehicles’ most crucial components. By getting regular a regular tune-up it will help prevent serious engine damage that could lead to more costly repairs if neglected. Additionally, by following a regular tune up cycle it will provide your vehicle with the care it needs to deliver reliable service that can help extend the life of your vehicle and in many cases increase you mileage.
Below are some of the more important tasks performed during a tune up. Depending on the needs of your vehicle other tasks may also need to be completed.
Filter Replacement: Your vehicle relies on several filtration systems to filter the air that travels through the engine and the cabin, and they prevent contaminants from polluting your car’s fuel and oil. Each system plays a very important role in maintaining the way your vehicle performs. If your car’s oil filter isn’t replaced at regular intervals, it could cause dirty oil to clog your engine. an Orozco’s Auto Service technician will take a look at your vehicle’s filters and make all the necessary replacements.
Fluid Replacement: You vehicle requires a variety of liquids to run and perform it’s many functions such as engine oil, brake fluid, coolant and transmission fluid. These all need to be kept clean if parts such as your transmission and engine are to function properly. During your tune up, an Orozco’s Auto Service technician will examine all these fluids and drain and replace them if they show any signs of contamination or loss of viscosity.
Belt and Hose Replacement: Your vehicle requires several belts and hoses to run all of it’s components along with your engine. The hoses move fluids throughout the engine, and the belts support parts such as the alternator and water pump. Over time daily wear and tear can cause these belts and hoses to crack or break. Over the course of your tune up, we will check your car’s hoses and belts and replace those that show any signs of wear.
Ignition System Repair: During this part of the tune up, an Orozco’s Auto Service mechanic will examine your car’s ignition system and replace any parts that show signs of wear. Your vehicle’s ignition system is made up of many components such as spark plugs, wires, coils and various electrical parts. Over time these components wear down, which can impact your vehicle’s performance. A worn ignition coils could cause engine misfires.
Always refer to the maintenance section of your vehicles’ owners manual for their recommended tune up schedule, which can vary from vehicle to vehicle. In many cases, manufacturers advise tuning up your car or truck once every year. Getting regular tune-ups might seem like a hassle, but they’re worth the effort to prevent costly damage over time.
If your vehicle has any of the above signs or you feel your vehicle needs service or are not sure and would like to have it diagnosed, call Orozco’s Auto Service of Fullerton today at 714-525-3239. Keep your vehicle in good condition and ensure the safety of yourself, your loved ones, and those around you!
Orozco’s Auto Service Fullerton – Orange County, CA
1018 W. Orangethorpe Avenue, Fullerton, CA 92833, USA
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