Read the newspaper and chances are you’ll find a special on Tune-Ups. That price may differ from what you’re used to paying. So are you paying too much, or is something wrong with the less expensive Tune-Up?
For the most part, consumers recognize tune-ups as a maintenance service performed by a service dealer to maintain the optimum performance of a vehicle. In the past it was fairly straight foward, change the plugs, clean the points, and inspect the cap and rotor. Today’s vehicles, with increased sophistication also present hightened complexity. The end result is the dynamics of a Tune-Up are changing.
This is why today, all Tune-Ups are not created equal, and the price you pay will reflect the type of Tune-Up your vehicle is recieving.
Understanding the different types of Tune-Ups will go a long way towards helping you appreciate the level of service that is being provided.