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TIP! There are certain repairs that you can do yourself. Quite a few automotive issues can be done yourself.

The most important goal when you car needs repair is to have the repair done fast. Being stuck with a car that doesn’t work can make transportation a challenge. You don’t always need to pay huge amounts of money for repairs. You can perform many simple repairs yourself, as well as find a way to save money on auto repair shops whenever they are necessary.

TIP! Keep a record when your car is fixed or maintained. Should your vehicle encounter other problems down the line, it will helpful for the auto technician to see past records.

Ask many questions about your car when you bring it in for repairs. Your questions should focus on issues that your vehicle has, as well as what you can do in the future to prevent them from occurring again. One of the best ways to reduce costs is by preventative maintenance.

TIP! Ask for Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) parts. These are original components from the manufacturer.

Regularly check your radiator. Let the car run a while, shut off the engine and then pop the hood. Be careful not to open your radiator if the car’s running. Use a dipstick to check the amount of fluid in the radiator. You should also make sure to mix coolant fluid with water before you pour it into your radiator.

TIP! Your repair person should be upfront and honest with you. If they ignore your questions or talk in circles, you’d be wise to not use their services.

You must wash your car to keep the rust away. All cars are going to rust, so make sure that you wash your vehicle at least once a month. Use a good wax to protect your paint job as much as possible.

TIP! Make sure the mechanic can work on your particular car. While the basic components are all the same, there is going to to be a big difference in the way say a Hummer versus a Smart car utilize the space under the hood.

Look for online reviews about your chosen body shop. This can give you a good idea about how the public feels and what experience you might have yourself. The knowledge can be very helpful when it comes time to make a final decision on which place to go to with your car.

TIP! Doing vehicle repairs yourself can also be rather risky. Always have somebody nearby to help you just in case of an emergency.

There are many things, such as changing oil, checking fluids and changing tires that can be easily within your skill level. Sometimes, you can even do the repairs yourself. Take what you have learned and put it to good use.

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