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Auto Repair: What To Do When Your Vehicle Breaks Down

TIP! Check out your mechanic to see if he is A.S.

Getting your car to a functioning state should be a top priority for you. Not having a vehicle can significantly hinder your life. You may think you have to spend a lot of money on auto repairs; however, this is not usually the case. Quite a few very basic repairs can be done by you.

TIP! Ensure your car has an emergency kit. Include a spare tire, a jack, a battery charger and a container full of gas.

Check out your mechanic to see if he is A.S.E. certified before allowing him to do any work on your vehicle. Mechanics can obtain the ASE certification by taking a test and having more than two years of experience. That means only the best will work on your car.

TIP! There is no better way to find an auto mechanic than to get a referral. Ask around for recommendations.

Make sure there is an emergency kit located in your vehicle at all times. You need to have tools in your kit that will allow you to change the battery, help you get some extra gas and tire changing tools as well. In the event that your car were to break down in the middle of the night on a deserted road, bring blankets, batteries, and a flashlight.

TIP! Always keep records each time your car is repaired. This will help the technician when you get future repairs on your car.

Regularly check your radiator. Let the car run a while, shut off the engine and then pop the hood. Don’t open your radiator cap if your car is on. Check the amount of fluid in your radiator with your dipstick and remember to mix the coolant with some water.

TIP! Prior to bringing your car to a shop for a repairs, try to find out what the issue is. Identifying the problem yourself can save you some money, and it can prevent you from being taken by a dishonest mechanic.

You don’t need to call someone to repair your car each time you’re experiencing trouble. Some of the work can be done on your own, as there are problems that are relatively easy to repair. If you are game, consider doing some online research to diagnose the issue. If it’s easy, you can repair the problem yourself, and save money too.

TIP! Monitor your dashboard lights regularly. They’re there for a reason.

As you now know, you don’t always have to pay a mechanic an obscene amount of money to have your repairs done. Sometimes it is possible to deal with car issues at your home. Put the advice above to good use and have your car functioning properly once again.

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