Archive for October 2nd, 2016

Repair Car Alone Can Save Money

This is almost never the case when your car suddenly broke down. You rely on yourself to get where you need to go to the repair shop. Take him to the mechanic calls can also be expensive and time consuming. If your mechanic is very busy, could be a week or more before he can get the job done and get back to your car. Fortunately, there are many improvements and preventive maintenance procedures that you can do yourself. As a bonus, using a rescue can help you to save more money. Here are some simple repair you can do on your car when it broke down.

  • Change the engine oil is probably the easiest in the next preventative maintenance you can do on your car. Simply put, you open the drain plug, drain the old oil out, remove and replace the old filter and replace the drain plug. Pour the new oil and measure to make sure it has enough and you’re good to go.
    • The plugs were easy fixes another. They are a bit more complex than oil changes and does require a wrench and a deep shock to replace it, but generally as simple as taking the old and insert new ones.
    • One more advanced repairs directly replace the alternator. Dinamo or alternator is charging the battery when the engine is running. Replace it involves loosening the serpentine belt, unplug the power cord and unlock the old alternator. You then perform the steps in reverse to install the replacement.

Do repair work and maintenance of your car yourself can save a lot of time and money. There are some jobs, such as transmission repair and overhaul must always be left to the professional mechanics. However, for simple jobs, you can do it yourself for a significant portion can reduce repair costs