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How To Pay For Emergency Car Repairs

How To Pay For Emergency Car Repairs

Your car has broken down, and now you need to pay for towing, and repairs. Sometimes these repairs cost unexpected hundreds or thousands of dollars. What are your options? 1. Be Prepared The best way to avoid an emergency is to be prepared for an emergency. If you can set aside a little bit of […]

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Tips For Dealing With Used Car Repair Shops

Tips For Dealing With Used Car Repair Shops

Communication is the key to a successful result when dealing with used car repair shops. The first, and most important, aspect is for the car owner to be prepared to explain the problem in detail. It may be helpful to have an idea when the problem first began and whether it is a constant or […]

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6 Simple Steps To Avoiding Expensive Car Repairs

6 Simple Steps To Avoiding Expensive Car Repairs

Quite often, a visit to the car repair shop can be even more painful than a visit to your dentist. Perhaps physical pain it’s involved, but some car repairs can leave your wallet feeling pretty empty and you with a bad taste in your mouth. The best way to avoid costly repairs is to take […]

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Why Your Oil Change Is Never “Just An Oil Change”

Why Your Oil Change Is Never “Just An Oil Change”

For a repair shop, there is little profit in the $29.95 oil change. By the time a shop pays its technician, pays for the oil, the filter, and the hazardous waste disposal fees, there’s no money left. This low profit margin is worsened by the extremely competitive “Quick Lube” business, which forces local repair shops […]

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Auto Repair Estimates And Car Repair Prices

Auto Repair Estimates And Car Repair Prices

Worrying whether or not you were overcharged for your car repair is an awful feeling. There’s tons of advice on how to avoid getting ripped-off, but few discuss the actual car repair prices. We really need to look at the charges on a car repair estimate or auto repair invoice to determine if we’re paying […]

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