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Feb 14, 12:33pm - #103289 
Another scheduled tune-up

I just got back from Toyota to see how much maintenance on my car would be this time. For a 75,000 mile service, engine flush, throttle body service, and fuel injection service will run $659.80 w/out tax. The service advisor said it would be lower because some of the services overlap in some ways and I don't need certain things done on the 75,000 mile like new wipers, replace Air Filter, and other small things. But still, it's going to hurt.

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Feb 14, 12:36pm - #103290 
so dont do it.

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Feb 14, 12:42pm - #103291 
alot of CHECK and INSPECT - but not a lot of actual REPLACE, FIX or DO tongue


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Feb 14, 12:46pm - #103292 
here's 60k miles...

get a lot of coupons in the mail to have this done for around $215.95 grin

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Feb 14, 12:46pm - #103293 
you know they wouldnt inspect half that stuff anyways.

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Feb 14, 12:57pm - #103294 
ALLOT of that stuff, they just go through while the car is on the lift and just check-mark their paper as they walk around...

now that you have the list and if you know where everything is and what each thing looks like when it's new - you too can inspect your own car.

on another note...

**if you have CAI - you don't need a new Air Filter Element
**if you have manual transmission - you don't need automatic trans fluid
**the coolant can be changed for $34.95 by Toyota or any other repair shop
**if you have a front wheel drive, then you don't need differential fluid
**oil change can be done in your driveway or for under $20 at dealership/repair shop
**Oil Filter is changed with the oil change
**spark plugs can be done in your garage with a 14mm deep-socket ($6.99each for the 2K Celica)
**a brand new ENTIRE fuel-filler cap can be purchased for $12 from service dept.
**if you have aftermarket tires, chances are that they are directional and only need to be swapped and not rotated (swap directions on FWD is putting the tires with most tread onto the front - respective of their direction)

save yourself $200+ and learn a bit about your car grin


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Feb 14, 12:59pm - #103295 
but then again - for piece of mind - it might also just be good to treat your car like your life rides in it's hands and drop it with Toyota for the day... everyone deserves a full day at the spa at least once in their lifetime grin


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Feb 14, 1:06pm - #103296 
Yeah, I know but I need a lot of things checked out. Just piece of mind really for the 75,000 mile service. They do change or replace a lot of things I do need done like clean and adjust parking brake, flush cooling system and replace, clean throttle body and lube linkage, and of course the oil and filter change. It's too cold here and my schedule is all screwed up to do it myself. At least Toyota will give me a free lowner car for the day. I just want to get it over with and hope Toyota doesn't tell me they found a serious problem that will cost another $600-$700.

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Feb 14, 1:11pm - #103297 
Originally Posted by isaac
but then again - for piece of mind - it might also just be good to treat your car like your life rides in it's hands and drop it with Toyota for the day... everyone deserves a full day at the spa at least once in their lifetime grin


Are you speaking from experience Isaac? laughsilly

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Feb 14, 1:21pm - #103298 
Originally Posted by hephaestus

Yeah, I know but I need a lot of things checked out. Just piece of mind really for the 75,000 mile service. They do change or replace a lot of things I do need done like clean and adjust parking brake, flush cooling system and replace, clean throttle body and lube linkage, and of course the oil and filter change. It's too cold here and my schedule is all screwed up to do it myself. At least Toyota will give me a free lowner car for the day. I just want to get it over with and hope Toyota doesn't tell me they found a serious problem that will cost another $600-$700.


and this why i wrote this...


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but then again - for piece of mind - it might also just be good to treat your car like your life rides in it's hands and drop it with Toyota for the day... everyone deserves a full day at the spa at least once in their lifetime grin


I wasnt saying that YOU should go to the "spa" I was making reference to toyota as being the "spa" for your vehicle wave


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Feb 14, 2:54pm - #103299 
Originally Posted by isaac
Originally Posted by hephaestus
Yeah, I know but I need a lot of things checked out. Just piece of mind really for the 75,000 mile service. They do change or replace a lot of things I do need done like clean and adjust parking brake, flush cooling system and replace, clean throttle body and lube linkage, and of course the oil and filter change. It's too cold here and my schedule is all screwed up to do it myself. At least Toyota will give me a free lowner car for the day. I just want to get it over with and hope Toyota doesn't tell me they found a serious problem that will cost another $600-$700.


and this why i wrote this...


Originally Posted by isaac
but then again - for piece of mind - it might also just be good to treat your car like your life rides in it's hands and drop it with Toyota for the day... everyone deserves a full day at the spa at least once in their lifetime grin


I wasnt saying that YOU should go to the "spa" I was making reference to toyota as being the "spa" for your vehicle wave


rofl My bad! rofl

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Feb 14, 3:24pm - #103300 
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Feb 14, 8:34pm - #103301 
Originally Posted by hephaestus
I just got back from Toyota to see how much maintenance on my car would be this time. For a 75,000 mile service, engine flush, throttle body service, and fuel injection service will run $659.80 w/out tax. The service advisor said it would be lower because some of the services overlap in some ways and I don't need certain things done on the 75,000 mile like new wipers, replace air filter, and other small things. But still, it's going to hurt.

659.80! thats a lot of money, not that Isaac has posted a list of things to check, i think i'll inspect the car myself and maybe when I get the money i'll treat the celi to "spa"

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Feb 15, 9:31pm - #103302 
Originally Posted by darksidecelica
Originally Posted by hephaestus
I just got back from Toyota to see how much maintenance on my car would be this time. For a 75,000 mile service, engine flush, throttle body service, and fuel injection service will run $659.80 w/out tax. The service advisor said it would be lower because some of the services overlap in some ways and I don't need certain things done on the 75,000 mile like new wipers, replace air filter, and other small things. But still, it's going to hurt.

659.80! thats a lot of money, not that Isaac has posted a list of things to check, i think i'll inspect the car myself and maybe when I get the money i'll treat the celi to "spa"


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