Car Care 104
Owning a car can cost you a lot of money, even after it’s been paid off. Not only does the rising cost of gas make keeping your tank full an exercise in economics, but there are also yearly registration fees, property taxes (Excise tax) and insurance premiums to consider. Then there’s the cost of performing routine maintenance, […]
Car repair is a fact of life. Regardless of how well you maintain your vehicle through regularly scheduled service, there’s going to come a time when you’ll be forced to pay a visit to your neighborhood auto repair shop. Given this, it’s a smart idea to know well in advance if your car is the type […]
Nobody likes waiting, but it’s an inevitability of life that comes with the territory of taking your car into a shop for repair. Sometimes, the drudgery of sitting around and twiddling your thumbs can be made a lot more bearable if you’ve got some idea of what kind of wait time to expect. But estimating […]
We live in an odd culture where tipping is an expected perk of certain occupations. Everyone knows that you’re supposed to tip restaurant servers, hairstylists, taxi drivers, and hotel bell hops. But what about auto mechanics? Do you tip your mechanic? While there are no hard and fast rules about tipping mechanics, there are a […]
Just because you’ve been “had” in the past by a shady auto repair shop doesn’t mean that all mechanics are crooks. In fact, the vast majority of mechanics are in the business to make money honestly and ethically – it’s just those few bad apples that ruin it for everyone. Next time you take your vehicle in […]
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