How Much to Fix It?

Information about auto repair and preventive maintenance

Tag: car repair

Is it worth it to invest in high mileage oil?

Tweet Some of us live in our cars. We eat in them, work in them and sometimes, even sleep in them. Over the years, the miles begin to start adding up. If you happen to own a vehicle with over 75,000 miles on it, you are going to be confronted with a few maintenance issues […]

Overpaying for Repairs Ends with the Right Repair Shop

Tweet Americans are over-paying for auto repairs for numerous reasons, but the bottom line is that they may not be choosing the right auto repair shop who will give honest recommendations as well as providing the appropriate repairs to keep their vehicle running smoothly and safely on the road. It is important to know just how to […]

Old Tires May be a Ticking Time Bomb

Tweet   Old tires are a serious problem and are often under-reported and lack awareness. It is probably the most serious threat to your life when it comes to your vehicle and to the millions of other drivers world-wide. Even if you are mostly a city-driver who only makes short trips, tire failure can still affect you. […]

Protect your investment with proper maintenance

Tweet A vehicle is an investment and most people put in a lot of money from the get-go and do not necessarily plan on putting in thousands of dollars down the road on repairs and service. Sure, vehicles will need some TLC which costs money, but the best way to be money smart when it […]

Don’t Ignore the Warning Signs

Tweet Car repairs can be expensive and the longer you wait to have repairs or maintenance done on your vehicle, the more the bill will probably go up. Some systems in your vehicle work within one another and multiple parts can be affected when something is not working properly. Auto – and financial – experts all agree […]

“Exhausting” Car Problems

Tweet The effort we put into our vehicles can be exhausting, especially when we have to make repairs. Not only can vehicle issues be inconvenient and time-consuming, but the cost and unknown problems can cause a lot of stress. Problems with your exhaust system are not only significant when it comes to your vehicle running […]

Cooling system failure… totally not cool

Tweet Cooling system failure is the most common mechanical failure in vehicles according to one automotive source. Fixing it can range anywhere from a miniature cost to very expensive. It is an important part of vehicle maintenance  to regularly check and replace coolant and have inspections on your cooling system. Regardless of the cost of […]

Cars That Drive Themselves

Tweet Perhaps you’ve heard about cars that are able to adjust their own speed to the car in front of them, or avoid accidents by swerving or braking to avoid collisions with other cars or objects? It’s becoming more and more common, and it sounds like FUN!  I came across an article this week that […]

Don’t Wait Until You’re Stuck

Tweet What’s the one thing worse than going to the dentist? Probably anything to do with your car! Everyone knows that going to purchase a new car, you’re going to get ripped off. Likewise, every time you must take your car to a mechanic, you wait with gritted teeth for the bill. Why is it […]

Ever Been Cornered for a Hard sell?

Tweet Most of us that have ever gone out to buy appliances, cars, trucks, furniture and any other large ticket items have at some point found ourselves cornered by a sales person performing a hard sell.  There is a reason that most people go vehicle shopping on Sunday, there are no sales people around and […]