What’s one of the best ways you can avoid costly auto repairs? Let’s look at ways to keep your vehicle running its best by maintaining routine auto service.
According to an article at autocreditexpress.com, “How to Avoid Unexpected Car Repairs”
- Budget for maintenance and repairs. AAA advises drivers to save a minimum of $50 a month as a “car care fund.” You can use this to pay for routine maintenance and to be ready for unexpected repairs when they inevitably come around.
- Always follow your car’s maintenance schedule. Every vehicle manufacturer establishes a recommended maintenance schedule that you can find in the owner’s manual. Following it gives you a better of chance of stopping expensive repairs and the unexpected trouble they can cause before they occur.
- Find a repair shop you can count on. This is something that should be done before you find yourself in hot water. You can consult online reviews or ask friends and family for recommendations. Another good tip is to get estimates for the same service at several different places. Then you can compare labor rates and see which places price fairly and competitively.” To read the entire article click here.