Your oil maintenance light may pop up when you least expect it, and sometimes, that's not a convenient time in your life. So it's always good to know whether you need to drop everything to run to the auto service shop or if you can safely ignore it for now. Hint: you likely have some time.
Oil Change Times Are a Suggestion
The mechanic will program your return to an auto repair shop based on the recommended range for your manufacturer.
Hail can do extreme damage to your vehicle if it's left parked out on the street or if you end up driving through a hail storm. Unfortunately, for this reason, many car owners have to take their vehicles in for hail damage repair once this happens. Typically, hail does so much damage that is ends up scratching the vehicle or leaving dents that can do damage to the paint when they are repaired.
Your vehicle's transmission filter is designed to keep dirt, oil and other contaminants out of your transmission fluid. Over time, as it collects more and more debris, your transmission filter will become clogged and will no longer be able to perform its job correctly, which can have a number of implications on the overall performance of your car. Understanding the warning signs associated with a clogged transmission filter can help you determine when it's time to head to a mechanic to have it replaced before it becomes a serious problem.
If you have a crack, chip or other similar problem with the windshield of your car, you should get it fixed right away. There are several reasons to take immediate action. The following are a few things to think about.
It could save you money
It is possible to make repairs to a car windshield if the crack is small or the problem is a chip. This is possible due to modern technology that allows for a special resin to be injected into the crack or chip.
Summer can wreak havoc on your car, especially if you live in a region that experiences extremely high temperatures. What you might not realize is that those extreme temperatures can pressure to your car, that can lead to a blown head gasket. Unfortunately, blown head gaskets are no laughing matter. Once you have one, you'll need a mechanic to take care of the repairs for you. Luckily, your car has a way of letting you know when the head gasket is blown.