Could You Be Saving Money on Repairs: An Open Secret among Individual Mechanics

“Do I have to take my car to a shop every time I need a repair?” This is a frequently asked question, usually when you see the bill after you get a repair done to your car. Services like a tune up can be up to $250 to change spark plugs. Just replacing brake pads can range from $150 to $500, sometimes even into the $1,000 range, depending on what other services need to be done to your brakes. Now, you might be thinking, what can be done to avoid all the over spending? You have two options; the first … Continue reading Could You Be Saving Money on Repairs: An Open Secret among Individual Mechanics

Six Things in Your Vehicle You Should Check Every Three Months

If you want to keep your car running smoothly for years to come, do not forget to check these things without fail at least every 3 months. Oil & Filter Let’s start with the Oil & Oil filter. It needs to be replaced every 3,000-5,000 miles depending on the model, so check your driver’s manual. Check the oil levels and color at least once every 3 months to ensure you are not losing or burning any oil. The oil filter must also be changed with every oil change. Transmission Fluid Some cars have closed systems that won’t allow you to … Continue reading Six Things in Your Vehicle You Should Check Every Three Months