When it comes to getting your vehicle to Whalen Automotive for tune-up service you know you need but have been putting off, we understand completely that life has a way of making scheduled maintenance seem like the least of your priorities.
Neglect your vehicle’s tune-up service for too long and it will likely lead to of many vehicle problems to come. Your car may not start when you need it to. Your check engine light may come on. Your vehicle may get poor gas mileage. In some cases your car may die in traffic as you’re turning into a busy intersection, posing a serious safety risk. It may make you late for work, late to pick up the kids from school.
Regardless of the make and model of your vehicle, standard tune-up service includes a painstaking inspection to make sure everything is in working order. If something out-of-the-ordinary is amiss, we let you know and get your okay to fix it before diving in.
At Whalen Automotive in Watervliet our vehicle tune-up service includes preventive maintenance, necessary adjustments, and a performance analysis. If your vehicle is misbehaving in any way—starting harder than it should, stalling, misfiring, guzzling gas, losing power, or any other anomaly—let us know. We’ll look for and determine the cause and give you a reliable quote to fix it.
During a standard tune-up service we’ll replace (as needed) spark plugs, distributor cap and rotor and check and replace, clean or adjust points and condensers, timing belts, ignition wires, air and fuel filters, PCV valves, vital fluids, belts and hoses, and safety items (lights, wipers, tires and tire pressure, horn, and more). We’ll also check idling speed, the choke on engines with carburetors, fuel injectors, compression/power balance, manifold intake vacuums, batteries, exhaust emissions, and trouble codes if needed. In short, we’ll make sure your vehicle is road-worthy and purring like a kitten.
Normal tune-ups may protect against future engine complications, while recognizing and replacing worn out parts. Keeping a regular tune-up timetable will help your vehicle last much longer, sustain a higher gasoline mileage, and boost efficiency.
When’s the last time your vehicle received a tune-up? If you can’t remember, it’s probably time to schedule one with the team at Whalen Automotive. There’s no time like the present! The goal is to keep you and your vehicle on the road and in optimal condition. We stand behind all of our tune-ups, auto repairs, and maintenance services with an industry-leading service guarantee on all parts and labor.
Voted Watervliet’s finest by numerous satisfied customers, we make sure the vehicle you drive gets the tune--up service it needs to keep safe and comfortable.