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Ways to avoid spending a lot of money on auto repair

We all know that getting your car fixed or maintained can be very costly.While it is still new repairs and maintenance are not that needed.  But as it ages it will need more care.So let’s look at the ways to avoid spending too much when going to an auto shop.

In my San Diego auto repair shop I hear so many stories of people getting ripped off when they take their car to an auto shop.  From paying too much or getting repairs they don’t need, it happens all the time.So what could be done to avoid these things happening to you?The best thing you can do is to have regular maintenance for your car.Don’t wait for your car to break before you do something.  Keep your car in good shape.

Having regular tune-ups is one the best ways to keep your car in a very good shape. This will prevent any problems from coming up.  It also keeps your engine running smoothly.  By keeping your engine tuned up you can avoid costly problems. One of the things caused by not properly tuning up your car is not passing the smog test.  I have seen older cars in my San Diego smog check shop that if they were taken care of they would have passed the smog test.  This can lead to many more problems.

Another thing that gets neglected when it comes to our cars are the brakes. The brakes are the part of the car that can surprise a lot of people.It suprises then when they see the bill for its repair and maintenance.  Believe me, I see the look on the faces of my customers of my San Diego brake shop when they see how expensive it can be.But if they had just taken care of their they could have avoided thoses expenses.

The bottom line is take care of your car if you want to avoid getting ripped.  A properly maintained car will have less problems for shops to say is wrong with it.


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