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Mileage 100-150 thousand km is a lot or a little? Why are owners mainly trying to sell a car with these runs? Indeed, a mileage of 150 thousand km for a car is a lot. When choosing, you should look at the manufacturer. For many Japanese, a guarantee of 3 years is established, for Germans - 2 years, for Koreans as much as 5 years. It is on the motors that the Koreans give a guarantee of 150 thousand kilometers.

With this mileage, the car gets the so-called second life. That is, if you do not change any units during this run, the car will not work normally.

They are divided into 3 categories: turbo engines, aspirated, diesel. For atmospheric and diesel engines, mileage of 100-150 thousand km - ridiculous figures. Basically, such engines run at least 200-250 thousand km. With a timely oil change, the naturally aspirated engine deviates this run without problems. Not excluded are only problems with attachments. And if the engine design is old (cast-iron block, massive pistons and rings), then such an engine can depart without problems and 500 thousand km. Cast iron blocks are still used in diesel engines; they are reliable and maintainable. Up to 300 thousand km of problems, even with a modern diesel engine should not be.

With turbocharged engines (especially German manufacturers), the situation is worse. They may not live to 100 thousand km. Turbo engines have increased oil consumption. If you do not control the level, then on the walls of the cylinder block will appear scoring, as a result of a drop in power, compression, oil consumption will increase. Large loads follow a small volume, because of this, the timing drive chain quickly stretches, which may require replacement by as much as 100 thousand km. From a small volume, they literally “squeeze” 150-180 hp. People who drive these engines know about these sores and, by the 100-150 thousand run, try to sell the car. In order not to pay $ 700 for replacing the chain.


Mechanical and automatic (classic automatic, CVT, robot). The most reliable mechanics, it can cover 500 thousand km. But in modern manual transmission a two-mass flywheel is installed, its service life is 100-150 thousand km. Accordingly, with such a mileage, the clutch disc, basket, release bearing changes. The cost of a two-mass flywheel for the Germans, the Japanese, is not at all pleasing. As a result, within this mileage you can get to replace the clutch kit, they can sell the car and therefore. In a robotic box, problems can begin with a mileage of 70-80 thousand km and closer to 100 thousand km.

The classic machine has a significant drawback, automakers make gearboxes unattended and claim that they do not need to change the oil. In fact, the oil must necessarily be replaced once every 50-60 thousand km. It is to the mileage of 100-150 thousand km that an automatic machine with old oil, which has been filled since the factory, may stop working. No liquid can preserve its properties over such a kilometer. But if the machine was properly maintained, then it can walk up to 350 thousand km.

If the previous owner did not change the oil in the variator, then in the range of 150 thousand km, pressure may disappear and the V-belt or chain will break. In the event of a break, the variator cannot be repaired.

Modern bodies are galvanized (fully or partially) and go without problems for 10 years or more. If the body is not a bit and not artificially restored, then with a range of 150 thousand km it will not rust.

Bearings, CV joints, brake discs, calipers, anthers

All of these elements for a range of 100-150 thousand km will most likely have to be replaced if they have not been replaced before. CV joints run an average of 100 thousand km in the Japanese auto industry. Wheel bearings - 100-150 thousand. You should check the boot on the grenade, with a torn boot grenade will soon require replacement. These elements cost a lot of money, and this is another reason why cars are sold with a range of 100-150 thousand km.

Shock absorbers, stabilizer racks, ball, steering rack - will require replacement for mileage of 150 thousand, if you did not understand any of these elements before the sale. The cost of only the steering rack can reach up to 70 thousand rubles, but it can be repaired.

Fuel system

Nozzles and fuel injection pumps on a diesel engine operate without problems up to 100-150 thousand km (on the Germans), then problems begin. These items are very expensive.
On gasoline engines with a mileage of 100 thousand km, nozzle cleaning may be required, it is inexpensive. Also, for a mileage of 150 thousand km, it may be necessary to clean the filter, which is located in the gasoline pump. Most filters are non-separable. Therefore, in order to return the fuel pressure, it may be necessary to replace the fuel pump.

Ignition system

Candles and ignition coils. Many car owners do not change candles for 80-90 thousand km. In order to send sufficient voltage to the candle, the coil starts to work for wear, overheats and, as a result, burns out. In addition, if you decide to change the candles, then it will be impossible to unscrew them, they will stick to the distance traveled. Have to remove the cylinder head, and this is expensive.

As you can see, for a mileage of 100-150 thousand, many elements in the car wear out and require replacement, all this scheduled repair can cost a serious amount. Therefore, if you are looking at a car with such a mileage, be sure to ask the owner what he has already changed in order to evaluate the upcoming investments. If a person has not changed anything, then all this will change you, there are no eternal cars. Even if it is a car of the most reliable brand.

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