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Service Your Car – Proper Tune-Up Checklist

Whether you are a person who likes to service your car yourself, or you prefer to take it into Fisk Automotive for regular tune-up service, it’s always good to know what items are on a proper tune-up checklist.

For starters, each foreign and domestic vehicle has tune-up checklist variations, but for the most part, the standard tune-up checklist includes the following:

  • Check all belts for signs of wear, fray, or cracks.
  • Check hoses for leaks or bulges.
  • Check engine and underneath the vehicle for signs of leaks.
  • Make sure heater and air conditioning is working properly.
  • Check windshield wipers and all other wipers, including headlight wipers and rear window wipers.
  • Check headlights — both low and high beams.
  • Check fog / driving lights.
  • Check turn signal lights and controls.
  • Check brake lights and tail lights.
  • Check hazard lights.
  • Check reverse lights.
  • Check door locks.
  • Inspect windows and windshield for dings and cracks.
  • Check to make sure windows properly roll up and down.
  • Check radio and speakers.
  • Check horn.
  • Check the tires to make certain there is enough tread, they’re in good condition, and are properly inflated.
  • Check coolant levels.
  • Check oil levels.
  • Check transmission fluid levels.
  • Check power steering fluid levels.
  • Check brake fluid levels.
  • Check window washer fluid levels.
  • Take a test drive drive and listen for any pings, knocks, scraping noises.
  • Check exhaust to for excessive odor.

The next time you’re in Fullerton and you want us to service your car give your vehicle a tune-up, the Fisk Automotive team would be delighted to assist. For priority scheduling, call our Fullerton location at 714-526-3303 to schedule an appointment. We are conveniently located at 820 West Commonwealth Ave., Fullerton, CA 92832-1615.

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