Prior to having your car repaired, ask how much you will have to pay. When you’re not sure, ask until you feel clear. This will give you a good idea of what you will be paying.
Understand your manual and mark important pages. This will help you speak intelligently to a technician about your car when it is time to take it in. You may even find, when you read the manual, that what you think is an issue is easily fixed.
Repairs like burned out taillights or headlights can be fixed on your own. In some vehicles, this repair is easier than in others. But, if you can do it yourself, you will save money. See if someone you know can tell you how it’s done.
Pay attention to your wiper blades. You need new windshield wipers if the ones you have are making noises and leaving streaks on …