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Don’t Get Stranded! Use These Great Auto Repair Tips

TIP! When taking your vehicle to a shop, ask any questions you may have about it. Your questions should focus on the problems your car has and also what steps you can take to prevent this problem from occurring in the future.

The most important goal when you car needs repair is to have the repair done fast. It’s tough to be without your car. However, you don’t have to break the bank in order to repair your car. Keep reading to learn more about the basic repairs you can do yourself or find out more about hiring a professional.

TIP! Read as much of your auto manual as you can, marking anything that is important. Do not hesitate to let your mechanic know about what you learned from the owner’s manual.

Before allowing them to repair your vehicle, verify that the mechanic has A.S.E. certification. That means the technician has more than two years of experience and passed a test. This tells you that the mechanic is qualified to work on your car.

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TIP! Make sure your headlights are clean if they don’t look as bright. Greasy residue from a road can deposit on them sometimes and that dirt can reduce the light they’re putting out.

You need to buy a good battery charger and have it in your vehicle at all times. Dead batteries are common, and a good battery charger will come in handy more than once. Be sure you know how to correctly connect the charger clamps to your battery and the battery you are charging.

TIP! Before bringing your car to a mechanic, attempt to figure out by yourself what’s wrong. This will save you a ton of money, and it can prevent you from becoming a fraud victim.

You should always have an emergency kit available in your vehicle. Your kit should include jumper cables, tire changing tools and maybe some extra gas. Do not forget blankets and a good flashlight with some batteries.

TIP! Make sure you have both a spare tire and a jack in your trunk. Many newer cars already have them.

Monitor your radiator. To do this, you need to allow your car to run several minutes, and then turn off the engine. You are now ready to open up your hood. Then check the coolant level, but while the car is not running. You do not want the coolant to get hot; it is dangerous. Check the radiator fluids using a dipstick and remember to always mix the coolant with water before putting it in the radiator.

TIP! Assemble a DIY auto repair tool kit to keep in the trunk of your car. Your car came with equipment needed for changing a tire.

You do not have to contact a mechanic every time you have issues with your car. Many things can be easily fixed. If you’re feeling lucky, look online to figure out the problem. If the job is not too complicated, you will save money by attempting the repairs yourself.

TIP! Don’t forget about your windshield wipers. Replace them when they’re not clearing the windshield well.

As you can see, fixing your car does not have to require taking your car to the shop and paying an arm and a leg to the mechanic. Sometimes, you can fix your car yourself. This article shows you what to do in future.

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