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TIP! It is important for your car to have an emergency kit. It should have tire changing tools, a battery charger and tools to top up your gas tank.

Owning your own automobile can give you a wonderful sense of freedom. You have the ability to travel almost anyplace at any time you choose. This also means that it may break down at inconvenient times and leave you stranded somewhere. The following tips will assist you in getting your car working once again.

TIP! To keep rust from becoming an issue, wash and wax your car regularly. Eventually cars rust, but it can be delayed by washing off chemicals and salt as soon as you can.

Keep an eye on your radiator levels. Simply run the engine a few minutes and then cut the engine and lift the hood. You should never open your radiator whenever your car is turned on. Check the fluid in your radiator and always mix water with the coolant before adding it.

TIP! Test your car out after a repair has been done by a mechanic. Make sure it is operating correctly before full payment is made.

Ask a potential mechanic if they have experience with working on the exact kind of car you have. If they have, you should feel better about their ability to solve your problem.

TIP! Be mindful whether additional repairs recommended are really necessary. Good mechanics will tell you about worn down pieces without replacing them automatically.

Get your car washed often to keep rust at bay. Cars are all destined to rust, but the process can be slowed by keeping salt and chemicals away from the paint whenever you can. A good wax is your best friend: a friend that will protect that shiny new paint job for a long time.

TIP! Check to see that your technician knows what he is doing. Someone who gives vague answers to direct questions, or ignores them altogether, may not have the necessary knowledge to give you quality service.

Keep your eye out for mechanics that do not measure up. If a mechanic is not giving you straight answers or cannot explain repairs in details, you should keep looking. Only choose someone you trust.

Spare Tire

TIP! The labor rate should be posted in your repair shop. If it is not, ask.

You may not be a mechanic, but your trunk should always have a spare tire and a jack at the very least. They are usually included when you buy a car. Being stuck without a spare tire and jack means you will have to get your car towed. You can save money and have an easier time doing it on your own.

TIP! Inspect your manual so that you know what each dashboard light represents. These lights can let you know when something is wrong with your car.

Just because you have a car that isn’t working, doesn’t mean it will cost you quite a bit of money to repair it. Quite often you can repair your car yourself. Put these tips to use to get your car diagnosed accurately and fixed.

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