The hotter the climate you live in, and the older the car is, the
sooner you should replace your rubber components. For example,
if you live in Seattle with it's moderate temps, you could get away with
say, 6 years on most of these items. But if you live in Phoenix
with it's blistering summers, 4 years would be a good idea.
All fuel hoses under the hood, cost $20 in parts, 2 hours labor.
Tires, if the rubber is hard and old (4 years), replace them!
All coolant hoses under the hood, cost $250 in parts, 3 hours labor.
Guibo, the rubber disc coupler in your drive line, cost $40, 2 hours labor.
Depending on how critical you are of how a car feels will determine
if you want to make the following changes:
Like new handling:
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Control arm bushings.(cost $50 parts, 2 hours labor)
Rear-subframe bushings(cost $100 parts, 2 hours labor)
Rear trailing arm bushings(cost $50 parts, 4 hours labor)
Differential housing bushing(cost $30 parts, 2 hours labor)