overhaul

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Process of restoring and maintaining an equipment, machine, or system in a serviceable condition. Overhaul involves (1) partial or complete disassembly of the item, (2) inspection to detect damaged, defective, or worn parts, (3) repair or replacement of such parts, and (4) reassembly, testing, and trial-run prior to returning the item to its full operating level.

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The mechanic said my car needs a complete overhaul, because I have not had a tune up and fluid change in over 100,000 miles.
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My mechanic informed me that my car required a complete overhaul, so he could diagnose exactly what was wrong with it.
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Sometimes you may need to make a complete overhaul to how your business is running and that may take time.
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