Both methods have their annoyances, but this article can ease the pain a bit.
Make sure that you often check the radiator. You need to allow your car to run for a couple of minutes, shut the engine and open your hood. You should never open the radiator of a car is still running. Check the radiator fluid by using a dipstick and remember to dilute coolant with water before putting it in the radiator.
If you are unclear about certain things, clarify it with the service adviser or mechanic before starting any repair on the car. You surely do not want to incur extra charges after the car is fixed.
Wash your car regularly to prevent rust. All cars eventually succumb to rust, so make sure that you wash your vehicle at least once a month. Use a good wax for protecting paint job as much as possible.
Referrals are one of the best ways to find a great mechanic. Ask the people you know and trust who they take their recommendations.You can find out about price and value that way. People will let you know what kind of things they had and if the person was honest or not.
Beware mechanics who do unneeded repairs which are unnecessary. A good mechanic will need to be replaced soon but they should not replace the part without getting your full approval. Don’t return to mechanics who made unneeded repairs.
Make sure that you replace old parts with OEM parts.These are the same original parts direct from the manufacturer. Generic may be cheaper, but also less reliable. What may seem like a cheap option now could be an expensive option later.
Look for warning signs that repair company. If they ignore your questions or talk in circles, they may not be reliable. You want to be able to trust the person doing your repairs, so don’t fear seeing someone else.
A spare tire and a jack are valuable items to keep in your trunk. Most new cars of today have them in the trunk. You would hate to be stuck somewhere you don’t know and need to pay a lot for towing.It is a whole lot easier and cheaper to handle it on your own.