1988 Honda Civic Tune-Up & Engine Service

Tune-Ups to Help Your Honda Civic Run Better

Is your engine overdue for a tune-up? If you're the type of driver who waits for something to go wrong with your vehicle, it could be time for a new way of doing things, especially if you drive a 1988 Honda Civic. Regular engine tune-ups can optimize your Civic’s power on the road. Tune-ups give your engine a boost in efficiency, which can mean better fuel economy (a win for you) and lower emissions (a win for the environment). When you get routine engine tune-ups based on Honda's recommendations, you can rest assured you’re investing in your Civic’s long-term engine performance.

Honda Civic Engine Tune-Up Services

The Firestone Complete Auto Care location in your community offers several Honda Civic engine tune-up services. One option is the standard Firestone Tune-Up. It includes a complete visual inspection of engine components, installation of new spark plugs, and a lifetime warranty on parts*. A second service option replaces the air and fuel filter in your Civic. Yet another service is a fuel system cleaning process, which involves removing varnish, dirt, and carbon deposits that have built up inside the fuel injectors, throttle body, and throttle plate in your Civic. The result? Restored fuel system performance. Here’s something to remember when choosing services: the mileage and service history of your Civic can determine what kind of service it needs. If you’re not sure what services are the best fit for your car, let us help! Chat with a Firestone technician before you jump into a specific service to ensure your engine tune-up money is well-spent.

Where to Get a Honda Civic Tune-Up

If you’re looking for 1988 Civic engine tune-up services, head to Firestone Complete Auto Care. Follow Honda's recommended maintenance schedule or book an appointment as soon as you notice one of the following: shaking while the engine is idling, poor fuel economy, knocking noises in the engine, or a lit up check engine light on your dashboard.

*Talk to a Firestone Complete Auto Care teammate for full terms and conditions on warranties.

1988 Honda Civic Engine Tune-Up Q&A

  • Will it hurt my Honda Civic to drive with old spark plugs? When it’s time to replace the spark plugs, don’t delay. These small (but vital!) parts provide the electric spark that your car needs in order to start, and old spark plugs can prevent your car from starting at all. Replace spark plugs on time or about every 30,000 miles or so.
  • What do I do if I see a pool of liquid under my Honda Civic? Puddles could indicate an oil leak, coolant leak, or brake fluid leak– all of which can critically hurt your engine. Have your engine inspected as soon as you spot a pool of liquid in your usual parking spot.
  • Are hard starts and stops bad for my Honda Civic engine? Hard starts and stops put extra wear and tear on engine components. Smooth, gradual starts and stops, on the other hand, are a great way to help your engine run better. They can also help maximize your fuel economy.

Proactive Maintenance - 1988 Honda Civic

Take care of your vehicle and it'll take care of you. Click on a service below to learn more about properly maintaining your Honda Civic.

Repairs on Your 1988 Honda Civic

Nothing lasts forever. Even your Honda Civic's many parts and pieces. When something breaks, we're ready. Click on a repair below to learn more about 1988 Honda Civic repairs.

Schedule Honda Civic Tune-Up

Keep your Civic running newer, longer. Schedule an engine tune-up as soon as you notice your engine running differently. Make your appointment today.