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TIP! You absolutely need a good emergency kit inside your vehicle. This kit will include the necessary tools for successfully charging a battery, changing a tire and adding gas to your tank.

It can be very expensive to get your car fixed. It becomes so expensive because you are paying for both parts and labor. Would you like to be able to do some basic repairs yourself? You can with the tips that have been provided.

TIP! 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.

Get your car washed often to keep rust at bay. Your car will rust out but you can easily delay this process by washing off salt and chemicals. Wax your car often to protect the paint, as often as you can.

TIP! Referrals are one of the best ways to find a reputable auto mechanic. Can you get a recommendation from a friend or someone that you work with? Ask about the quality of the work, what it cost and what perks were offered.

Use the Internet to search for local auto body shop reviews. This gives you an idea regarding the public’s view of the particular service and lets you know who and where you should avoid. This will help you choose the best shop.

TIP! Tag the important pages in your vehicle manual. Do not hesitate to let your mechanic know about what you learned from the owner’s manual.

Keep a spare tire and jack handy at all times. Many newer cars already have them. You never want to be without them, as you could end up having to pay for an expensive tow. It is a whole lot easier and cheaper if you do it yourself.

Wiper Blades

Don’t neglect wiper blades. If your wipers don’t do a good job, you need to replace them. Your wiper blades should be replaced at least once each year.

TIP! Be wary of mechanics that try and make unnecessary repairs to your car. A mechanic that is good will notify you of parts that show signs of deterioration and will soon need replacement, but they shouldn’t replace it without having your approval.

Put reminders on your calendar that tell you when to have your oil changed. Your vehicle may mot run smoothly or efficiently if you do not take this important step. If you don’t get an oil change then your vehicle’s life could be shorter so you have to be sure to remind yourself.

TIP! Headlights will sometimes dim over time, but often is just a matter of cleaning them off regularly. Residue can diminish their light output.

Learn about car part classifications so that you are aware of what is going on during your repair. Parts can be new, refurbished, or salvaged. “New” means that they just arrived from the manufacturer, meeting the standards set out by that company. “Refurbished”, “rebuilt”, etc. mean that the part is like new, and potentially even better than new, as it has been renovated and tested repeatedly. Salvage parts just means used parts without any type of alterations.

TIP! Fixing a headlight or a taillight by yourself is very easy. Doing so is easier in some cars than others, but it is still cheaper than paying a mechanic to make the replacement.

Eventually, almost every single car will need repairs. That doesn’t mean that you have to rely on a mechanic to do the repairs for you. You can use the money you’d pay them to make your own repairs. This information will help you do that, so do not be afraid.

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