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Why Are Routine Tune-Ups Important?

Why Are Routine Tune-Ups Important?

Spring is in the air, and that means fresh beginnings — even for your car. Routine maintenance items go further than tire changeovers and engine services. Tune-ups are integral to the overall health of your vehicle. Let’s take a look at what to expect with a tune-up service.


Opening The Hood

The initial inspection takes place as soon as our automotive technicians enter the vehicle. They will diagnose any abnormal noises within the ignition system and feel any variances with the fuel system while the car is idling. Once the vehicle is pulled into the shop, that is when our red seal technicians will open your hood and inspect the following:

  • Spark plug gap
  • Spark plug wires
  • Battery condition
  • Fuel lines/ filter
  • Caps & rotors

While your car is in the shop, we always perform a 52 point inspection to ensure that the rest of your vehicle is operating correctly


The Benefits

Integrating tune-ups into a regular maintenance schedule will help to prevent:

  • Major breakdowns
  • Catch problems early
  • Put more ‘pep’ in your step
  • Maintain the resale value
  • Lowering emissions

Having a reliable vehicle is essential for most of us living in the Okanagan to commute for work, groceries, or dropping kids off at school. Do it confidently, knowing that your vehicle is in peak condition.


Trust the Experts

Big O Tires in West Kelowna, we are here to provide you with a full range of automotive services to keep you safe on the road. Our skilled service technicians recommend that your vehicle is scheduled once a year to prevent costly repair bills.

Our home team doesn’t stop there, we will service your engine and driveline, repair suspension and exhaust, and everything in between! Your trust is important to us. Which is why we are an authorised MAP (Motor Assurance Program) service centre.


Are you in need of a vehicle health check? Give us a call! We are ready to help you.

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