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The next time you need auto repairs, could you fix it yourself? Many people seem to go to a mechanic even for minor issues these days. Let the following article serve as your vehicle’s repair guide. You’ll be able to save a little bit of cash while feeling good about your skills.

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.

Make sure you often check the radiator. Let the car run a while, shut off the engine and then pop the hood. Never open the radiator while the car is on. Check how much fluid is in the radiator with a dipstick and keep in mind that you should always mix coolant with water before pouring it in your radiator.

TIP! When you arrive at a repair shop, don’t be afraid to ask questions. Make sure that you are specific with your questions when you pose them.

You must wash your car to keep the rust away. Salt and other harmful chemicals will speed up the rusting process. If you want to avoid rust at all costs, do your best to clean the car thoroughly after contact with these substances. Waxing your car helps protect the paint.

TIP! You do not have to call a mechanic every time you are having car trouble. Some of the work can be done on your own, as there are problems that are relatively easy to repair.

Do not pay an auto mechanic until you have test driven your car to be sure they did their job. If you don’t do this, you may still have an issue after you get it home.

TIP! Keep on hand all of your car’s documentation. It is a good idea to leave these in the glove compartment because you never know when your car has to go to the shop suddenly.

Do not let mechanics do repairs that are not warranted on your car. Your mechanic should contact you if they come across additional issues while fixing your car and get your approval before they go ahead and replace more parts. Don’t return to mechanics that do unnecessary repairs.

TIP! Avoid mechanics who charge you for repairs that are not really needed. A mechanic that’s good will tell you whether or not a pert is beginning to wear out, but they’re not going to replace things without your permission first.

When getting auto repairs, take all items out of your car. If something is missing, it will be your fault if you do not take it out. Clear out your trunk, too.

TIP! OEM parts should be asked for. These parts come from the manufacturer of your car.

It can be a scary prospect to try and fix your car yourself. But, with a little know-how and elbow grease, you really can tackle some common issues. Use the tips you just read and focus on preventative maintenance so you do not have to get your vehicle fixed too often.

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