Affording Auto Repair

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Affording Auto Repair

I wish that I knew how to do my own auto repairs, but I’m just not mechanically inclined. I’ve tried to learn to do basic things, but so far it just hasn’t worked out for me. Since I can’t save money by doing my auto repairs myself, I try to save money as best I can by shopping around for the best deals in auto repair in my town. I’ve also learned that even if I can’t fix my own car problems, I can educate myself about them. You’d be surprised how many repair shops will try to charge you for unnecessary repairs. I’ve learned enough that I understand how to spot those unnecessary charges and avoid them, and I stick with the shops that I know aren’t trying to cheat me.

4 Things That You Shouldn’t Leave In Your Car When It’s Being Towed

If you are calling to have your vehicle towed, such as by Harold's Towing & Recovery Ltd., for one reason or another, it's important to keep some essentials on your person. Although it can be easy to forget certain things when you're dealing with the stress of having your vehicle towed, remember to grab these four things before your car is pulled away. Then, you can help prevent a lot of aggravation later on. Read More 

Why You Need Tinted Windows

It may seem like a strictly cosmetic issue to some, but tinted windows have very important benefits that you'll want to take notice of. You want to be safe, you want to be healthier, and you want to be comfortable. Tinted windows can help with all three of these common desires.  Safety When a thief is looking for a car to break into, they're less likely to look for a car with tinted windows. Read More 

What Is Vibration In Your Car A Symptom Of?

Vibration in your car can be caused by a lot of different problems. Here are some of the most common reasons for the shaking in your car. These problems can get serious if left untreated, so make sure you get your car to an auto repair shop as soon as you can. Problems with the engine You engine can contribute to these symptoms if it is not getting enough fuel, air or spark. Read More 

Using Scrap Yards To Learn About Cars

People pass over scrap yards because they want newer parts, or at least parts that come with guarantees and return policies. For some parts, it makes sense. After all, removing a pair of old disc brakes from a vehicle and slapping them on your car isn't the wisest idea. Yet, there's another part of scrap yards that people overlook — the knowledge and experience gained from tinkering under the hoods of old vehicles. Read More 

Attention Diesel Drivers: Watch Out For Overheating!

Both diesel and gasoline engines suffer damage from overheating, but in different ways. To fix the problem in gas engines, all you'd have to do is add more coolant to the radiator and turn off the engine to give it time to cool off. Unless the gas engine is overheating severely and frequently, it won't suffer permanent damage. The same can't be said about diesel engines. Why Diesel Engines Are Vulnerable to Heat Read More