how do i know when i need a tune up

Asked by Apr 10, 2011 at 11:43 AM about the 1997 Saab 900 2 Dr S Convertible

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what are the signs? and once i get a tune up what will improve on the cars performance?

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Normal Service schedule for first tuneup is at 35,000 miles and then every 30,000 miles. On 6 cyl. change timing belt at 65,000 miles and then every 60,000 miles. With proper maintenance, there should not really be any "signs". A tuneup is a mantenance item. "Signs" usually indicate neglect.

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