If your car is particularly old, it is probably time to replace the cap and rotor located on the distributor as well. In some cases, certain fluids will reside in a permanently sealed reservoir for which replacement is not necessary or possible. I'm going to put priority on this now. Sounds to me like you have it covered! They are only going to pay you book value Ooops,time to go take my meds Telcoman Something to think about! Your odometer reads between 100,000 — 120,000 miles. And if you lived somewhere where the roads are salted in winter, you could expect to see rust beginning to eat your investment away before your very eyes — even with. Today's high performance engines require higher quality oils and filters to maintain long term functionality.
Use a flashlight and a small mirror if necessary to inspect all around the rubber mount. If not, then it's a bit much. The transmission and engine worked fine and he agreed to replace everything I recommended. Even though this maintenance item is costly both time wise and money wise , do not put off getting your timing belt replaced. Replaced O2 sensors 2 Replaced Plugs at 100k.
But the rest of the world is still catching up to its new aluminum-intensive construction, a material previously reserved for premium and sports cars. Next: This famously reliable truck has hit a rough patch. Like mentioned though i think its due to the plugs i might pull one today to check there current state. Statistically speaking, there is a really good chance that your timing belt will eventually break. If it includes belts and hoses, then I think it is reasonable. It really depends on the hours it takes to get to various parts.
If you suspect that you have a broken engine mount it's important to replace it as soon as possible. . My daughter's 2002 never had the thermostat replaced up until the day she totaled it with 200,000 miles on it. Here is an example of what you can expect for to pay for your 100,000 mile service: 1. Owners of 2000s-era trucks have reported everything from starting issues, to the horn going off, to airbags randomly deploying. To create this article, volunteer authors worked to edit and improve it over time.
For instance, changing out your spark plugs is a relatively easy task that should be part of the 100,000 mile maintenance. I replaced the brake pads a few months ago, so I will probably just have to give them an inspection. Look for wear on the strut itself or on the rubber components. If properly maintained, most cars manufactured since the early 1990s should easily last longer than 200,000 miles. Nissan V-6 is a chain cam drive arrangement. Be sure to invest in high-quality brake pads as they will last significantly longer than cheap ones. On the other hand, a water pump can fail at any time.
When inspecting the belts look for signs of cracking, missing ribbing, marring, striping, general brittleness or uneven wear. The engine mounts in most vehicles do not have to be replaced at regular intervals. The pedal may also be harder to press down. Electronics and suspension components would wear out first. However, the most obvious reason is the fact that the economy took a nose dive in late 2008.
Not usually too much of a problem until I jackrabbited away from a left hand turn in front of traffic from three directions I was 17 after all and was suddenly doing unintentional donuts with cars swerving off the road all around me. Given that proposition, getting the maintenance will sound like a good deal. I want to save a bit of money for my mom and do most of the easy work myself. Maybe next year or the year after? Thanks for your help and suggestions. What I meant was to just price out a new one and compare that price along with the cost of new and replacement parts for your current G with over 100k miles. General tune-ups are relatively inexpensive and can protect the investment you've made into your vehicle.
The car looked after itself! Many cars, especially older ones, have a timing chain instead. Sorry about that, we digressed. Another thing that you should do is to go ahead a lubricate all of the moving joints and hinges on your car. Regular maintenance is a key part of vehicle ownership. This article has also been viewed 108,097 times.