Thank You for writing in to askpatty, tune-ups do vary upon what is needed at the time of the repair. Usually pending on the conditions of the components will vary the cost of a "tune-up".
〉 Answered on Oct 15th, 2007 by Amanda J. Pierce, MBA "AJ", Certified Mechanic, Project Coordinator; Primavera Scheduler at VIGOR Alaska Industrial Shipyard & BizzM3ch Solutions
You did not say what mileage your Buick Lesabre is at.
The amount of money you need to spend to keep your car reliable all depends on what work is needed.
15,000 mile Maintenance Inspection?
Ignition System Service?
Fuel Emission Service?
Automatic Transmission Service?
Change the Drive Train Fluids
Cooling System Power-flush?
Timing Belt Job?
Ask your regular auto repair shop to give you an estimate on all the work that is needed. Ask them to prioritize the work. If one of my client
〉 Answered on Oct 15th, 2007 by Amy Mattinat, Owner and Author at Auto Craftsmen Ltd