What would you do? Low MPG on new to me Gen 2.

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Hal993

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^^ @phill0027 0027, it took about an hour working slow. - tall step stool and towels to lay over the painted surfaces was the hard part.

10mm for Foam cover nuts, 8mm for coil pack nut. unclip the coil pack connector (12lb/ft torque for the new plugs). You will need a socket extension - 8" should do.

Boot grease for boots. (I used a light coating of anti-seize a few threads up from bottom). I blew out each spark plug wells with compressed air BEFORE I loosened the plug. ** I also use a length of fuel line that just fits over the plug to start the new plug threads. That way it won't cross thread - the fuel line would just slip on the ceramic jacket of the plug.
 

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I was worried it was more than plugs and bit surprised when they shared $500
There are people that understand business and there are those that have no clue at all how business works.

My wholesale cost on sparkplugs is $9.98
Coil boot kit about $40
So just my cost on parts is $100, I can NOT run a business on $40 "profit" on parts

Labor is 1.5hrs. At $140 x 1.5 = $210.

So $ 210 + 100 = $310 doesn't really cover my costs

Parts + 40% puts about 5% in my bank account.

So my ecoboost tune up is about $350ish.

Meaning if @Jeepguy paid $140 parts and labor then the guy doing the labor got fuxked.
 
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^^ @phill0027 0027, it took about an hour working slow. - tall step stool and towels to lay over the painted surfaces was the hard part.

10mm for Foam cover nuts, 8mm for coil pack nut. unclip the coil pack connector (12lb/ft torque for the new plugs). You will need a socket extension - 8" should do.

Boot grease for boots. (I used a light coating of anti-seize a few threads up from bottom). I blew out each spark plug wells with compressed air BEFORE I loosened the plug. ** I also use a length of fuel line that just fits over the plug to start the new plug threads. That way it won't cross thread - the fuel line would just slip on the ceramic jacket of the plug.
Thanks for sharing, sounds like you have strong mechanical background ..... these newer cars scare me.
 

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There are people that understand business and there are those that have no clue at all how business works.

My wholesale cost on sparkplugs is $9.98
Coil boot kit about $40
So just my cost on parts is $100, I can NOT run a business on $40 "profit" on parts

Labor is 1.5hrs. At $140 x 1.5 = $210.

So $ 210 + 100 = $310 doesn't really cover my costs

Parts + 40% puts about 5% in my bank account.

So my ecoboost tune up is about $350ish.

Meaning if @Jeepguy paid $140 parts and labor then the guy doing the labor got fuxked.
Now I don't feel so bad paying close to $500 for this and best part I 100% know it was done by professional and dealership that will stand behind work.
 
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