Section 12 - VEHICLE OPERATING EXPENSES

Part A - Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Parts, and Equipment

1 - OIL CHANGE, LUBRICATION, and OIL FILTER
      (Include oil only if purchased for an oil change)

2 - MOTOR TUNE-UP, including -

  adjust ignition   timing or mixture   adjust valve
  air/fuel filters   breather/vapor/air   filter element
  computer sensor   distributor cap, rotor   emission controls
  ignition wires   pcv valve   spark plugs

3 - BRAKE WORK, including -

  anti-lock brake   hydraulic system   parking brake
  bleed brake system   master cylinder   shoes or pads
  brake adjustment   machine drums/rotors   wheel calipers
  wheel cylinder

4 - BATTERY PURCHASES AND INSTALLATION

5 - TIRE PURCHASES AND MOUNTING

6 - TIRE REPAIRS

7 - FRONT END ALIGNMENT, WHEEL BALANCING, WHEEL ROTATION

8 - STEERING OR FRONT-END WORK, including -

  axle bearing/seals   CV joints/boots   steering box/linkage
  axle shafts   idler arms   studs, lug nuts
  ball joints   power steering fluid/filter   tie rods
  bushings   rack and pinion   wheel hubs

9 - ELECTRICAL SYSTEM WORK, including -

  alternator belt   alternator/generator   gauges/instruments
  car computer   coil   switches
  ignition system   starter motor   battery charging
  voltage-regulator   wiring

10 - ENGINE REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT, including -

  carburetor   fuel pump/lines/filter   pistons/rods
  choke   gaskets   timing chain/gears or belt
  crankshaft bearings   motor mounts   turbo charge
  fuel injector   oil pump/cooler/hoses/lines

11 - AIR CONDITIONING WORK, including -

  compressor   condenser   motor/switch
  recharging

12 - ENGINE COOLING SYSTEM WORK, including -

  coolant or filter   cooling fan/controls   fan switch or motor
  fan or water pump belt   hoses   pressure cap
  heater core   thermostat   water pump
  radiator   cooling fan relay

13 - EXHAUST SYSTEM WORK, including -

  catalytic converter   muffler   exhaust pipe
  hanger/clamps   resonator   manifold gasket

14 - CLUTCH OR TRANSMISSION WORK, including -

  clutch cable   clutch fork   flywheel
  hydraulic system   master cylinder   pilot bearing
  rebuilt transmission   safety switch   shaft seal
  transaxle   transmission filter

15 - BODY WORK AND PAINTING, including -

  convertible top   doors   sanding
  crash repairs   glass replaced   T-roof
  window repair/replacement   rust proofing   vinyl top

16 - SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT, including MacPherson struts

17 - DRIVE SHAFT OR REAR-END WORK, including -

  axle fluid   axle mounts/bushings   grommet
  CV joints   differential   rear wheel bearings
  rear axle   rear wheel axle seal   universal joint
  suspension   tie rods   coil or leaf springs

18 - AUDIO EQUIPMENT AND INSTALLATION, including -

  antenna   radio   tape player
  CB antenna   speakers
  CB radio   stereo equipment

19 - VEHICLE ACCESSORIES AND CUSTOMIZING, including -

  alarm system   fender skirts   spoilers
  bike/ski racks   luggage rack   steering wheel covers
  bumper guards   running boards
  carpeting   seat covers

20 - OTHER VEHICLE SERVICES, PARTS, AND EQUIPMENT, including -

  battery cables   jack   charcoal canister-filters
  brake lights   light bulbs   windshield-wipers
  car wash   speedometer cable   heater repair
  gas cable/cap/can   vent filters   hub caps
  gasket sets   wheel lugs   tire pressure gauge
  headlights   wheels   tire/wheel combination

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Last Modified Date: January 5, 2005