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In the past it was recommended that you tune your vehicle up every 50,000 kms; however today’s vehicles are mostly using platinum, double platinum and iridium spark plugs which may extend the time between tune-ups.  Some vehicles don’t need to be tuned up until 160,000 kms; however this can vary widely from one manufacture to another. Here at Tim’s Automotive Repair we have all the information on your vehicle and will let you know when your tune-up is due. Carburetors are a thing of the past, with fuel injection, oxygen sensors and computers controlling how your vehicle performs. Your vehicles computer will turn on the ‘check engine light’ if a problem occurs.  Feel free to ask us any questions that you may have with regards to your vehicles needs.