Car Maintenance Question?
Every time I go for an oil change, I get up-sold for all these services. Fuel Service Cleaning (I bought a bottle of fuel injector cleaner, is that enough?) Power Steering Flush (is this necessary if the fluid looks red still?) I get that these types of things add to the longevity and well being of your ride but are some of them just a waste of money?
Asked By: imtooboredforwords - 5/24/2007
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You get up-sold because you're going to a quick lube. Don't go to a quick lube. They'll screw up someday if they haven't screwed up already... More
Answered By: Spee - 5/24/2007
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Answered By: Brian . - 5/24/2007
these items do help, but most of the time not needed. sound like you go to a jiffy lube or something, you should consult the maintinece guide in the back of your owners manuel and do every thing it states at the dealer, the reason i say this, and i know the dealer is a little more expensive, but by the time you leave... More
Answered By: Ryan M - 5/24/2007
Every time? No it isn't necessary to have anything other than a grease job, oil filter and oil chage done every three thousand miles (or whatever the manufacturer recommends). The other services are unnecessary and are just a means to increase the revenue of the shop. The fuel additive is plenty; I wouldn't let them... More
Answered By: Kiffin - 5/24/2007
If you're being upsold EVERY TIME, find yourself a new service provider. Your pockets are not that deep and your car doesn't need that much preventative maintenance... More
Answered By: vwhobo - 5/24/2007
depends on the milelage on your car. fluids should be changed at regular intervals that are recommended by your car or trucks manufacturer. most except oil, anti-freeze,transmission,lubrication should be done when the manufacturer calls for them.
Answered By: JOHN A - 5/24/2007
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