Owning a vehicle comes with many responsibilities. One of those responsibilities is maintaining and repairing your vehicle so it can last for several years. At Auto Specialty of Lafayette, Inc, we’d like to give you some tips on how you can save time and money by completing a few of these repairs on your own. In a previous blog post, we shared three common auto repairs every car owner should know. Keep reading to learn about three more repairs that will be helpful to learn as a vehicle owner.

6 Common Auto Repairs Every Car Owner Should Know (Part 2)

4. Changing a Car Battery

It’s inevitable. Your car battery dies when you’re in a rush to work or late for an appointment. If you get stuck on the side of the road with a dead battery, you’ll probably need to call a tow truck to have your vehicle returned to your home or delivered right to the auto repair shop. If you notice your car battery acting weird, you can take preemptive action and install a new one before the current one fails.

5. Replacing Lights

Did you know that it’s illegal to have a headlight or taillight that isn’t working? If you get pulled over with one of your lights out, you will most likely get a warning, but it’s possible you may get a ticket, too. As soon as you notice a problem with any of your lights, it’s best to replace them right away. Be sure to follow your vehicle’s owner’s manual for correct installation instructions as each car is different.

6. Replacing Wipers

You probably don’t think about the windshield wipers until they’re not working, but they are an important part of your vehicle. Without them, you can’t see the road when it’s raining or snowing. If the windshield wipers begin to leave streaks on the glass or the rubber starts to fall apart, it’s time to replace them with new ones. 

Expert Car Repair in Fowler

When you need expert car repair and maintenance, contact us at (765) 477-7300. Our mechanics are highly qualified to provide several auto repairs such as brake service, diesel engine maintenance, wheel alignments, tire repair, and more in Fowler and the surrounding areas.

Source: Paudyal, Nabin. “10 Basic Car Repairs Everyone Should Know.” Web article. Lifehack. Web. 06 Apr. 2022.

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