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In Case You Leave Auto Repair To Your Professional Mechanic? Every car fails


at some time, and that's an undeniable fact! With that said ,, some cars are quite likely going to malfunctioning as opposed to others, and when you're inside a tough situation, you could be left to wonder: do i need to attempt a DIY auto repair or employ a mechanic? An oil change is a superb illustration of something a good novice driver could do, but if you have problems beyond that, getting a car mechanic to do the repairs might be a good idea and here's why: Experience You have simply no idea what you're doing and you may actually end up making things worse. Even though you think that you're a DIY savvy person, you could potentially turn out causing other parts of your car to malfunction. Not to mention, you just have no idea what's actually wrong with the vehicle, if you do not carry it apart and hope with your might it is possible to put it back together again. A car mechanic is achieving this for a long time and he can simply diagnose and repair any problem your car or truck can be facing. Right Tools You need the best tools and a decent workspace to get started on taking care of auto repair. Unless you have an entire garage with equipment and tools dedicated to this, you will need to put money into the desired tools to fix your car. Of course, without prior experience coping with car repair, you possibly will not know what you should purchase, along with, you may never start using these tools again. Employing a professional car mechanic can eliminate the requirement for you to invest money into tools and equipment you're unlikely to work with again while he will have everything accessible. Speedy Repairs Should you simply have one household car you need to use to access work with time, you must make sure that your car is fixed as soon as possible. Obviously, if you attempt a DIY repair, things will go wrong, and in many cases after they don't, it may take you plenty more time to have your vehicle running than if you were to employ a mechanic. You might have your car from commission for a day or two when taking it to your mechanic, however it sure beats being unable to start working! Reduce Costs Perhaps one of the most compelling top reasons to drop your car or truck off for repair in a mechanic's is to save money. You won't ought to invest money into tools, equipment, and auto parts you might never need. Not to mention, while your car or truck is out of commission, you might need to rent an automobile or consider the bus-- costing you additional money! Working with a mechanic for auto repair could help you save within the long haul, particularly if take into consideration that a task well done can prolong the life of the vehicle. The very next time your car or truck provides you with trouble, why not stop in a car mechanic's?





FAQ's Auto Repair

How Much Would It Cost To Replace The Head Gasket On A V8 Windsor From A 91 Full Size Ford Bronco?
I Dont Have Alot Of Time So I Dont Think I Would Be Able To Replace It Myself But Im Wondering How Much A Shop Would Charge And How Much It Would Cost To Do It On My Own.

1k or less.

Becoming An Automotive Mechanic?
I Heard Some Mechanics In Big Cities Such As Charlotte Nc, New York And La Can Make Big Money Based On Flat Rate Pay And Their Skill. I Am A C Tech. I Make 12.00 An Hour And I Am Progressing Very Fast. Honda Wants Me To Go Through Their Training Program While I Work. Could This Turn Out To Be A Solid Career? I See Many Negative Mechanics In Their 60'S All Pissed Off About Their Career Choice? How Do People Feel About Big Schools Such As Uti? I Always Thought One Could Make Good Money If They Had The Right Skill.

all us mechanics in our 60's remember the good old days no computers.cars easy to work on and we made money back then. you can make money with the right training and a dealer who recognizes the person he has working for him. if they're willing to pay go for it. if don't think you're getting what you want then move to another dealer. you can make money. just depends on the dealer or independent garage

1995 Toyota 4Runner Sr5 2Wd Any Good?
Hello, Just Recently Bought A Toyota 4Runner Sr5 1995 And Currently Repairing The Head Gasket Problem But, I'Ve Been Reading Around Does The Acceleration Really Suck With This Car?? If It Does How Can I Make It Better Because I Like A Sensitive Gas Pedal Please Help :)

this is a good suv but like all suvs they suffer from slower accel due to its weight and gearing. if you would like a lil more accel then do the following,,, a cold air intake, open up the exaust, have the computer flashed and upgraded on the tuning, this here should increase the gas millage and power, there are other things like you know like cam, lightend flywheel, and better heads, sceince you already have the head off get you a nice head to go ontop, also mesure the distance of tdc to valve clearence, if you have room get a thinner gasket get one, this will increase your compression ratio a lil, about 5% if im right on a 1 hundreds change. with this you will have great power and accel with the suv, and it will sound great doing so,

Worth It Or Not? 1993 Toyota Camry?
Hi, I Have 1993 Toyota Camry Xle V6 With A Blown Head Gasket. Now, I Don'T Really Have Any Knowledge About Cars So Bare With Me Here. I Have Limited Means Of Money So I Have Decided That I Might Just Pay To Get It Fixed Instead Of Buying A New Car. I Know There Is A Lot That Goes Into This Question, But I Probably Can'T Answer Whatever Questions You Have Because Of My Limited Knowledge Of Automobiles. My Question Is, Is It Worth It To Spend The Money To Get It Fixed? (Not Replace The Engine Just Fix The Head Gasket) The Mechanic I Spoke With Said Something About It Might Burn A Lot Of Oil Even If I Get The Head Gasket Fixed. If That Problem Did Occur, Would It Be A Big Problem Or Is It Something A 23 Yr Old Female Could Deal With? What Is A Price Range Of What It Should Cost To Fix It Including Labor? Yes I Know It Varies... (I Don'T Want To Get Too Ripped Off) I Don'T Know If This Info Helps But Here It Is Anyways: -The Car Has 211685 Miles On It. -I Wouldn'T Be Driving The Car A Lot (Just For Errands Ect) -The Car Starts And Drives, But Blows White Smoke Out Of The Tail Pipe. -When The Car Starts There Are No Weird Noises. Actually, There Is Barely Any Noise At All. -We Had The Transmission Replaced About A Year Ago And The Mechanic Said The Engine Was In Great Shape. (I'M Unsure About Now Since The Gasket Is Crappy) -The Only Problem I Have Had With The Car Was The Transmission, But That'S Another Story. -It Has Over Heated Twice Before. (Hey, First Car Now....Come On!) -The Mechanic Quoted Something Along The Lines Of 1,800 (Depending On The Factors) And 3,000 To Replace The Engine. (Which Is Definitely Not In My Price Range And I Bought The Car For A Little Over That Price!!) If You All Have Any Other Ideas I'M Open To Hear Them. I'M Really In A Pickle Right Now And This Is The Only Game Plan I Can Think Of At The Moment. Thanks For Your Time And Your Answers!

Is the car burning oil now? What condition is the rest of the car in, you stated you replaced the transmission if it was new or remanufactured that's one less thing you have to worry about replacing again.Does the quote you received include replacing the timing belt and water pump. If the car isn't driven much have you considered trying a sealer like blue devil to get you by till ready to purchase a new vehicle. I guess the answer is if the car is worth it to you and the quote for the head gasket job doesn't sound too far off depending whats included.

93 Toyota 4Runner Blowing White Smoke?
Hi Guys I Was Wondering If Anybody Could Help! I Have A 93 Toyota 4Runner V6 2 Wd I Was Driving Back From The Store And I Started To Feel It Was Running Rough, It Got A Little Worse , When I Got Home And Stop For A While , I Tried To Started Again And It Felt Like The Engine Was Stuck, It Wont Turn, I Rocked The Truck Back And Forth And It Started Back Up But Blowing A Fair Amount Of Steam Not Crazy But Like In The Mornings When U Start It Up, Check The Oil Deep Stick And Its Clean No Sign Of Water, It Didnt Over Heat Or Anything! When The Engine Starts Sounds Fine No Metal Noise, Just The Little Missed Fire Anybody Has An Idea?? Thanks In Advance

if the gasket is leaking from the water jacket to the chamber, which is what i suspect, the oil won't get milky. unless you keep driving it. then the whole gasket will go and likely warp heads/decks.
so don't use that as an indicator.
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get a compression test done. or pull a plug and check for water foul. don't wait. this does not have passages through the intake. so only thing it could be is a head gasket. getting it dealt with ASAP is key to less collateral damage.
one would also look at a timing belt replacement as well as a water pump at this time. needed or not.
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FYI,
do run your vin by a toy dealer. if this was missed in regards to the gasket recall, *and* it had an extended drive train warranty, you *maybe* within the window for free *parts*. labor, at this point will prolly be on you. mine just expired. yours *maybe* still app. slim. but a chance non the less.

Is $3000 Enough To Fix My Car?
I Live In Ventura, Ca And My Engine Recently Seized On My 95 Jeep Cherokee Due To An Oil Leak. Is $3000 Enough To Fully Repair The Car, Talkin New Engine Installed And Ready For Me To Drive Out Of There After Dropping That Much Cash?

Should be plenty. Just make sure you take it to a licensed shop. Maybe check with your friends and take it to someone that has always treated them right. There are shady mechanics out their. Also don't mention the amount of money you have up front. Let them give you the options and pricing first. Options being total rebuild, short block if heads aren't damaged" just the lower block crank and pistons", long block " the whole engine except carburetor and i believe intake" or a used low mileage motor. If you go with used low mileage make sure you get some proof of low mileage. Yes i've been through all situations some bad some ended up good just take time and decide. Go with gut instinct on mechanic. Usually it will never fail you.