DIY CAR REPAIRS
In today’s economy we are all looking for ways to save money. Do you cringe every time your car reaches that next 5000 mile mark and need an oil change? What is the garage going to try and sell you this time? Do you really need a new oil filter and tires rotated? As a woman do you feel like you have “easy mark” stamped on your forehead? You can eliminate costs and worry by doing some of your car maintenance yourself.
Just because you do not know how to service your car yourself, that does not mean you can’t learn. With today’s technology we can find almost any DIY instructions online with a simple click of the mouse. You can also find helpful tips at places like Cars.com. With a little knowledge we can do almost anything.
Here is a list of things you can possibly do yourself.
- Oil Changes
- Replace Windshield Wipers
- Replace Air Filters
- Brake Pads
- Rotate Tires
- Refill Fluids – Windshield Fluid, Brake Fluid, Anti-Freeze, Transmission Fluid
- Check Your Tire Pressure
- Jump The Battery (all you need are your own battery cables in the truck of your car)
One of the best resources for DIY car repairs are the local auto stores. The employees are often experienced in car repairs and can guide you in the right direction. If you go and buy your own windshield wipers we have a local auto store that comes right out to the parking lot and installs them for you, free of charge!! Other great resources include the internet and websites like cars.com, look under the service and repairs tab at cars.com for some great information. Save some money and check it out.