We know car repair can be a painful experience. Many Americans avoid it — an estimated $60-billion worth of auto repair and maintenance work is left undone each year. Too often, people ignore check-engine lights, oil changes and squeaky brakes. If you value your safety and that of your passengers, ignoring your vehicle’s basic maintenance and […]
Pavel recently moved to Santa Clara, CA, and wasn’t sure where to look for his automotive repair. After looking for a more modern, innovative way to get car repairs than having to call every shop he found online to compare options, he turned to Openbay. Here’s his story. Where do you live, and what type of […]
Great news for users of Openbay’s Android mobile app — You can now pay for car repair with Android Pay! And, we’ve added multi-media messaging functionality for the Android app. About Android Pay on Openbay Now, when consumers need auto repair and maintenance service, they can compare, book and pay for local automotive service through Openbay without ever […]
I recently bought a 15-year old car. Buying an old car, especially one that old, isn’t something I would usually consider, but this car ended up being the perfect fit for me. Check out these tips to see if you can find a hidden treasure of your own. Tips to Buying an Old Car Recently, my […]
Car trouble can be stressful — there’s nothing like the dreaded check-engine light haunting you, without any further explanation of what needs to be done to fix your car. Openbay recently received a service request from a driver whose illuminated ABS light allegedly triggered a food binge, or at least an excuse to have some fun filling in the […]
Tips on Buying Tires – What Really Matters Tires are among the most expensive items on a car (Here’s what they can cost to replace). Unfortunately, they’re not easy to purchase. Last time, we discussed the major questions to consider when you buy new tires.We talked to Brandon Sturgis, Product Category Manager – Original Equipment Tires at Michelin to […]
Here’s a firsthand account of someone who had put diesel in a gas engine, what happened, and what the services cost to fix the issue. Word to the wise: don’t zone out while gassing your vehicle; putting diesel in a gas car is an expensive mistake. Diesel in Gas Engine = Stranded One day, I received […]
There’s $62 billion of undone automotive maintenance each year, and Lauren “The Car Coach®” Fix is on a mission to change that. The aptly named Lauren “Fix” is an ASE-certified automotive technician. She regularly appears in a host of national media outlets, giving car-care tips as a spokesperson for the nonprofit Car Care Council. In addition, […]
You’re ready for a new car, a new-to-you car, or joining the ranks of the carless, but you’re not sure how to sell your car yourself. We can help. The below tips are relatively easy, but it will likely take a few days before you’re ready to post your vehicle for sale. The alternative is selling […]
The price of gas used to be a relatively negligible expense. Cheap gas, along with stunning landscapes, has contributed to the popularity of the great American road trip. Whether you’re motivated by fluctuating gas prices or by the environment, it pays to understand ways to increase your fuel economy. Here are some tips to help, short of […]
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