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

  1. 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

  1. BATTERY PURCHASES OR INSTALLATION
  2. TIRE PURCHASES OR MOUNTING
  3. TIRE REPAIRS
  4. FRONT END ALIGNMENT, WHEEL BALANCING, WHEEL ROTATION
  5. 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
  1. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM WORK, including -
     alternator belt     alternator/generator     gauges/instruments
     car computer     coil     switches
     ignition system     starter motor     battery charging
     voltage-regulator     wiring
  1. 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
  1. AIR CONDITIONING WORK, including -

     compressor     condenser     motor/switch
   recharging
  1. 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
  1. EXHAUST SYSTEM WORK, including -
     catalytic converter     muffler     exhaust pipe
   hanger/clamps    resonator    manifold gasket
  1. 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
  1. BODY WORK OR PAINTING, including -
     convertible top     doors     sanding
     crash repairs     glass replaced     T-roof
     window repair/replacement     rust proofing     vinyl top
  1. SHOCK ABSORBER REPLACEMENT, including MacPherson struts
  1. 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
  1. VIDEO EQUIPMENT OR INSTALLATION, including -
    GPS navigational system with screen     satellite receiver, In-Motion Satellite receiver
     televisions and combinations of
  TVs with VCRs and/or DVD players
     Video game consoles
  1. AUDIO EQUIPMENT OR INSTALLATION, including -
     antenna     radio     tape player
     CB antenna     speakers     satellite radio equipment
     CB radio     stereo equipment
  1. VEHICLE ACCESSORIES OR CUSTOMIZING, including -
     alarm system     fender skirts     spoilers
     bike/ski racks     luggage rack     steering wheel covers
     bumper guards     running boards
     carpeting     seat covers
  1. VEHICLE CLEANING SERVICES OR CLEANING SUPPLIES
     vehicle detailing     vacuuming     tire/rim cleaners
     full service car wash     wash, wax, and polish supplies     self service car wash
  1. OTHER VEHICLE SERVICES, PARTS, OR EQUIPMENT, including -
     battery cables     jack     charcoal canister-filters
     brake lights     light bulbs     windshield-wipers
     upholstery work     speedometer cable     heater repair
     gas cable/cap/can     vent filters     hub caps
     gasket sets     wheel lugs     gasket sets
     headlights     wheels/rims     tire/wheel combination

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Last Modified Date: April 16, 2009