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Consumer Expenditure Surveys

Section 12, Part A - Vehicle Operating Expenses - Vehicle Maintenance and Repair, Parts, and Equipment

Section 12, Part A deals with expenses for vehicle services, parts and equipment.

I will now ask about expenses for vehicle services, parts, and equipment. Please do not include expenses for vehicles used entirely for business.

Since the first of the reference month, have you or any members of your household had expenses for any of the following?

* Read each item on list

1. Oil change, lubrication, or oil filter
2. Motor tune-up
3. Brake work
4. Battery purchases or installation
5. Tire purchases or mounting
6. Tire repair
7. Front end alignment, wheel balancing or wheel rotation
8. Steering or front-end work
9. Electrical system work
10. Engine repair or replacement
11. Air conditioning work
12. Engine cooling system work

95. Continue list

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Have you or any members of your household had any expenses for --

* Read each item on list

13. Exhaust system work
14. Clutch or transmission work
15. Body work or painting
16. Shock absorber replacement
17. Drive shaft or rear-end work
18. Video equipment or installation
19. Audio equipment or installation or wheel rotation
20. Vehicle accessories or customizing
21. Vehicle cleaning services or cleaning supplies
22. Other vehicle services, parts, or equipment

99. None/No more entries

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What was the expense for? [enter value] _____________

Did this expense include labor?

In what month did you have this expense? [enter text] _____________

What was the total cost? [enter value] _____________

Did this include sales tax?

* Enter 'C' for a combined expense

What expense was combined with the vehicle services, parts, and/or equipment expense?

* Enter all that apply

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Has any of this expense been or will any of it be, reimbursed?

How much? [enter value] _____________

Did you have any other expenses for vehicle services, parts, and/or equipment?

End of Section 12A

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Last Modified Date: April 12, 2011