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brought 2014 kia soul for oil change and tire rotation and i feel like im being scammed.

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I brought 2014 kia soul, with 57k miles, for oil an change and tire rotation and i feel like im being scammed. I got a txt saying the following things needed to be addressed immediately:
1) fuel induction service: 199.99$
2) brake flush: 149.95$
3) spark plug replacement: 304.11$

fair condition suggested:
1) cabin air filter: 89.95$
2) engine air filter: 69.95$

What do you all think? The repair rep at the dealership says he does not see my FUEL INDUCTION ever being done and its a priority it gets done.

When i asked him for a copy of the maintenance schedule he was referring to as it was his only copy. Lol really.

also anyone know if i do my own spark plug change with approved kia spark plugs and have receipt of the parts that this will not screw up my warranty on the car? Such a ridiculous easy job, why so exp?

thanks in advance
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A similar incident happened when i went to a Kia Dealer by my House on Longisland in NY. As stated most of the issues can be fixed by yourself and is easy.

As stated all the maintenance on a Kia Soul is simple and most are on youtube.

1. The engine filter and cabin filter are easy. And both are $10 or around there at walmart.

2. For fuel system i recommend BG 44k. Sold on amazon or Ebay. Add it to your gas and follow the directions and your good.

3. For carbon cleaning i say to use CRC gdi intake valve cleaner. GDI engines build up carbon and you will def extend the life if your engine doing this.

4. Spark plugs i suggest Ruthenium NGK ..best prices i would say Rock Auto. Also ignition coils. For a newbe a spark plug job is easy and took no time.

For the most part do the work yourself or if you dont feel comfortable with certain work your cars needs.....then buy the part and get a good mechanic to install it. Most dealers now want to rape the consumer and they only want to jack up prices so you either pay or get frustrated and leave.
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