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Fix Your Car On A Shoestring With These Tips

TIP! Be prepared for any emergency by equipping your car with a well stocked emergency kit. You need tools to change a flat tire, charge a battery, and you must have spare gas.

Fixing your car can cost you a lot of money. You will need to pay for car parts and a mechanic to provide service to your vehicle. Would your life be much easier if you knew how to do your own auto repairs? Well now you can, thanks to the tips in the following article.

TIP! You don’t need to call someone to repair your car each time you’re experiencing trouble. You can fix some things easily.

Check for A.S.E. certification before you choose a mechanic. This type of certification means two years experience and also a passed written test. This also means that you have an experience, knowledgeable repair person working on your car.

TIP! Look up reviews online for body shops in your area. This is a good way of getting an idea on what other customers think of the mechanic’s skills and customer service.

Always know how much your repairs will cost before handing your car over to a service department. Ask any questions you have about the service before they start work on the car. You don’t want to be surprised by unexpected charges.

TIP! Beware mechanics who charge you for repairs which are unnecessary. All reputable mechanics will notify you before doing any repairs and will inform you of any parts that could require repairs in the immediate future.

You need your records available at all times. The glove compartment is a good place to keep these records. Mechanics may want to see these records. The records can help them figure out the problem.

TIP! Do not let a mechanic work on your car before knowing about their prices and how much they charge for labor. A lot of places will put rates in the fine print and so you need to read over any paperwork carefully.

Assemble an auto repair kit and put it inside of your trunk. You should have basic tools such as equipment to change a tire, fix a flat, add oil and a gallon of water. You need to purchase a lug wrench and a jack if you do not have them. Also, you need Phillips and flat-head screwdrivers, a ratchet set, and various types of wrenches. Don’t buy inexpensive tools. Get good, sturdy tools that won’t break when you need them the most.

TIP! Be sure you know how often the oil needs changing. In order for your vehicle to run as well as possible, you need to have the oil changed regularly.

Every car is going to need some form of repair at one point or another. This does not mean you always need to hire a mechanic to get the work done. Perhaps you can take care of the repair yourself and keep more money in your wallet. The following tips can help.

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