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What To Know About Auto Repair It could be a very stressful situation when worrying regarding what company to choose


for your personal auto repair, but so long as you know the way to this process it might be rather easy. Every company will claim that they have the best mechanics and present the lowest prices, but clearly that is not the case. The easiest method to know that you are currently receiving the best repair for that lowest price is always to spend some time to do your homework. Step one to locating the best company is to search for the reviews that were left by past customers. Most likely you may have more mechanics in your town than you may count. It can be hard to pick which companies to even compare with others. Choose a site that provides you the choice to see their reviews in a general star level. Following that you should be able to obtain the top 10 companies in your town. Then you should take time to look at the reviews that were left by their past clients. Realize that there definitely will be negative reviews, no matter how good the company is, although the vast majority should be positive. Try to find negative reviews that share the same issues, for example the need to bring their vehicle back a shorter length of time since it actually had not been yet fixed. Any shop should e able to diagnose and correct a vehicle the first time. Out of your initial selection of 10 you will be able to narrow it down to 3 different companies that are the top. After that you can call each and get when they are willing to give you a quotation cost-free. Should they have made your best 3 list they should be greater than willing to achieve this. That method for you to know what they presume to get the situation along with what they think it will cost. Once you have quotes from all 3 you can then decide who to work with. It can be tempting to determine simply based on the cost, but exactly how they treat you must also be regarded. Customer care is extremely important in relation to auto repair. If they are ready to explain everything for your needs and show you they feel that you may have value then they are truly interested in obtaining your organization and keeping it. Consider every part of your interaction before making a determination about which mechanic you think is most beneficial to service your car. Every auto mechanic will claim they may have the most effective costs, from parts to service, but the truth is they all differ in many ways. Make time to investigate how others have felt with regards to their service, what their expenses are and exactly how you personally felt when you visited their shop. This is the best way to find a quality auto mechanic shop that will meet your needs and expectations.





FAQ's Auto Repair

About The Auto Repair Insurance...?
I Wanna Get The Auto Repair Insurance But Dont Know How Legit It Is...Never Heard Anything Else About It. Is It Real? Is There A Catch? If It Is Real Which Company Is Best? I Pretty Much Know You Have To Have Car Insurance, I Have That Already.

It is real, keep in mind that it only covers repairs for a wreck, not if your car breaks down. The better question to ask would be is it worth it?
My logic is simple but not for everyone.

Background logic point #1:
- Only insure what you can't afford to replace; and even then, realize that it will cost, on average, in the aggregate, more to insure, than the damage that will occur (otherwise, insurance companies would be out of business).

Background logic point #2:
- Unless you know something the insurance company doesn't know, in the aggregate, they know better than you do what 'will' happen to you, statistically; so they have priced that into their tables (see point #1 which is they plan on staying in business).

With those key tenets in mind, here's my logic (using generic figures):
Let's say the cars you buy cost roughly $30K dollars, 2 years old, still under warranty (which is your habit, let's say).
Let's say you drive from age 20 to age 80 (i.e., 60 years driving life).
Over that driving life, let's say your 'collision & comp' averages, oh, in NJ, about $1,000/year; in California, about half that.
How much money is that?
NJ = $60K, CA = $30K
That's one or two complete cars paid for depending on your local costs for insurance (which is the key figure as cars are about the same price, roughly, everywhere).
In actuality, it's even more than that because the insurance company was only gonna give you $30K for the car on the first day; every day after that, it dropped in value while repair costs don't generally drop a whole lot in value. But, let's skip that, for now.
Now, let's play insurance actuary for a moment.
You know YOUR driving habits; you know what YOUR neighborhood is like (e.g., theft), you know how YOUR kids drive; you know whether you drive drunk, or whether you drive many thousands of miles, etc.
So, how many cars do YOU think YOU will total in your lifetime that will be 100% your fault?
Hint: How many cars have you totaled so far?
Note: If it's someone else's fault, then you don't count it.
Let's assume, for argument's sake, you'll completely total two cars, all by your own fault (or by theft or acts of God and the like).
Guess what?
If you lived in NJ, you break even only after you completely total at least two cars (remember, it has to be your fault or theft-like circumstances)!
So, in NJ, you have to total more than two cars, just to get past the break-even point.
In California, the numbers are half that.
You would reach the break-even point when you total the first car.
Here's my summary:
As long as you can afford to replace the "object", it's generally not worth insuring because (and only because) the insurance company knows better than you do what your costs will be and they've priced that into your premium.


Moral of the story:
Calculate, over your lifetime, how much collision & comp costs you
Estimate, over your lifetime, how many cars you'll total
If the costs are appreciably greater than the number of cars you'll total, insurance isn't worth it (if you have the cash). Otherwise, get the insurance.

86 Bronco Ii Coolant Coming Out Exhaust?
I Have A 86 Ford Bronco Ii With About 190,000 Miles And When I Started It Up Today, About 1/4 Cup Of Water/Coolant Came Out Of The Exhaust, But Then It Stopped After A Few Minutes. I Usually Know A Lot About Engines, But Could These Be Really Bad For My Motor? It Has A 2.9L V6 With Cherry Bomb Exhaust And Leaks Oil From Valve Cover Gaskets Thanks

if its coolant and not condensation, then it probably means your head gasket is bad or head cracked and coolant is seeping into your combustion chamber. once the engine is running and gets hot it will evap the liquid so it will appear that it has stopped coming from your exhaust. and yes it is bad for your engine. also it could cause overheating

Could There Be More Problems With This Ford Bronco?
Tomorrow I Am Going To Look At A 1989 Ford Bronco That A Guy Was Advertising On Craigslist. I Called Him And He Told Me That The Only Problems It Has Are A Mistimed Ignition And It Needs A Couple Freeze Plugs Replaced. Basically I Need To Know If It Could Possibly Have Worse Problems That He Is Trying To Pass Off As These Less Serious Ones. What Should I Look For?

Yes, very well have more problems, with ign off as he claims could use this to hid compression problems and timing chain issues, freeze plugs could hide head gaskets or other things that make it overheat. But he could be shooting straight, most times people selling cars don't.

How Do You Change A Head Gasket For A Ford Contour 2.0 1997?

Changing a head gasket is very complex task and is a bit more than an average "do-it-yourselfer" can handle. As you can see from the first guy that answered your question, special tools and expertise are required. I have seen many cars for sale online where someone attempted to replace a head or a gasket and realized They were in over their head (no pun intended) and were just trying to sell it with the motor torn apart just to get it out of their yard. I do not intend for this to sound snooty, bit if you are asking in a discussion forum how to replace a head gasket, you probably should not be trying it. Good luck to you if you do....

Intake Gasket Or Head Gasket Leak?
I Have A 90 Ford Bronco With A Leak. It Leaks Antifreeze And Leaves An Orange Residue On The Hoses. It Smells Sweet When I Have It Running For 5 Or More Minutes. I Have Been Driving It Around Daily And It Doesnt Overheat. So Which Is It?

Power wash engine and go to any quicky lube pitt. Once on the "PIT" any leak can be found! perhaps water pump, or external gasket leak! Obivouslyl NO ONE can see your car from here! Check it quicky before something BAD happens GOOD LUCK!!

Looking For A Good, Low-Cost Mechanic/Shop To Work On My Audi A4. Any Recommendations For Anyone In La?

Low-cost and Audi don't go together. Here are some shops previously suggested by Audi and VW owners on the Internet:

http://www.advancegermancar.com/
http://www.eurotech-motors.com/
http://www.rennermotorsport.com/body.htm
http://www.eurasianautosport.com/
http://www.racesolutions.com/
http://www.stevesindependentvwaudi.com/
http://www.ingolstadtwest.com/
http://www.vwspecialties.com/

Tony's Auto Repair
9720 Atlantic Ave
South Gate, CA 90280
(323) 564-3361

Troy's VW and Audi Repair
11101 Ventura Blvd
Studio City, CA 91604-3134
(818) 752-9922
http://www.vwrepair.com/main.html

There are also people who have had problems at some of these shops.