If you have an old car, is it necessary to regularly bring it to an auto repair service center?
An old car is generally more easy to wear down or will require more maintenance than a new car. You should bring your car in probably once every 2 months in order to make sure your car is ok.
The main reason a GPS might be necessary for your car is if youâ€™re traveling out of your city or you simply donâ€™t know how to read a map. With the advent of GPS Systems, it appears that many people rely on these systems and yet there is a certain amount of fallibility to them. There are some ...
I think it would be OK either way but i think it would be cheaper to go to local auto repair. you can never be sure about your local repair shop so might be safer to go to dealer service. Its entirely up to you though
Is An auto lease is like a rental if you have problems with the car or a problem paying you can just bring it back?
No. You sign a contract agreeing to keep the car for the specified time & any repairs not covered by the warranty are on you. you can turn the car in early but there are usually large penaltys involved.
Their hourly rate should be posted for the customers to see.
To an extent, yes. But you don't need to have the hands of a surgeon. Just a lot of patience.
If the car is still in state and the owner has not opted out the state can run the VIN and tell the current owner. In Kansas it's the Dept. of Revenue that does it, it may be another branch in other states.
Automotive service technicians maintain, repair, and inspect cars, light trucks, and other vehicles.They may also be referred to as a service tech, auto mechanic, auto technician, automobile technician, or service technician.Post the job description to these sites when you're done.
Much of the repair business involves maintenance work and minor repairs for which there are many auto mechanics who can do the work.Classes in auto repair shop management are readily available.If you are a business buyer looking for an affordable, profitable business to own and run, consider an a...
No, just mail in the amount of the ticket unless you have decided to try to beat the ticket.But, If your license is in jeopardy yes then, it would be a good Idea to hire yourself an attorney.
If you have an old car that doesn't have a lot of value what type of coverage does it make sense to have?
I would carry the required liablity coverages for your state, but not necessarily the state limits. Let me explain, in my state for example there are three liablilty coverages (with minimum limits) they are property damage 10k, bodily injury and uninsured motorists 25/50k, the limits are the MOST...
To minimize refrigerant loss
I don't believe so in the State of CA, you are required to be at least 25 years of age to rent a car, and even then you are asked to pay a fee of $50 and required to get insurance for the rental.
Normally you can keep the replaced parts from an auto repair.Smash repair garages usually let clients keep their replaced parts.
One of the good auto maintenance service that I would recommend is an oil change, tune up, tires and brakes. These some of the service that are recommended to keep your car running and stopping smoothly.
If we take out of the equation the convenience, reliability (sometimes), better fuel economy, safety, new car pride then really the answer is never. So lets say you have 84 Toyota Corolla, its worth about $800. It needs new brakes ($300), it needs a new water pump ($200), the heater fan doesn't w...
Yes it is possible to do a transmission swap on almost any car. You will most likely need a transmission jack and engine hoists as part of the job. In addition, you will need to buy a manual transmission kit which should come with all the parts needed to make the transmission awap including shift...
That would depend on the damge done and many more factors.
Depends on what type of vehicle it is. If it's a commercial vehicle, it shouldn't be a problem - you can probably order one or get a .pdf file through your nearest Navistar International dealer. If it's a farm tractor or some other form of agricultural equipment, then Case Corporation would be th...
Yes you can, although it does depend on how long it will be on its side. It is best that LCD TV's be kept upright as much as possible, however a short trip (30 mins-1hr) in a car on its side will not cause it damage. In actual fact some large screen TV's instructions tell you to lay the TV on its...
Startup Expenses for an Auto Repair Shop Insurance Cost per Year – $4,000.Tools – $15,000.Diagnostic Machine – $5,000 to $10,000.
If the cost to have your car repaired is more than the value of the car can you force the other party to have it repaired instead of giving you the book value of the car?
NO, You are only legally entitled to fair morket value for your loss. It would be unreasonable, unethical and unfair to expect the other party to pay more.
While donating a car is an easy way to quickly get an old vehicle off your hands, you have to be sure you are doing it for the right reasons.Contrary to popular belief, donating a car will not give you a huge tax break, so if you are in it for the money, it might pay to sell your car a traditiona...
Not in the state I live in. My drivers license and motorcycle license are the same. It is just listed on the back of my auto drivers license, Motorcycle. Now if you are talking about the license plate then yes, you need one for each vehicle.
The exterior lights, brakes and steering systems as well as the battery, especially if it is a purely electrical car instead of a hybrid car. And there are also brushes that need to be checked in electrical cars.
Auto wrecking service is where they crush and scrap the car. Auto salvage service is where they sell the parts from the car
Sure, in fact most people do not need a cosigner to get an auto loan. The entire process is based on your credit rating, financial situation, and your income. If they are requiring you to have a cosigner, then your credit rating must be very bad or you are buying more car than you can really affo...
Most states require either the insurance or a cash bond to be on file with the state. The insurance is always less expensive than the bond but it is an option.
Yes a GMAC auto financing loan enables customers to buy their car in a more flexible and user friendly way than a regular car bank loan. Interest rates are lower so it should be more affordable.
yes there is no problem with that, some dealers might give you crap about it but they will still service your car.it also depends on what mods. if you are a serious modder with a turbo or s/c they will def give you crap.
If your car is financed you cannot sell it to a salvage company. Even if the car is beyond repair it does not technically belong to you until you have finished paying for it. Once you pay the finance company off you can sell it to anyone you please.The salvage company won't or shouldn't purchase ...
No, for short increments, just let off the gas a little bit.
You need to remove as much of the road dirt, dust, and grime as you can before you begin to polish or wax.When you wash your car, avoid using dishwashing soap because it's abrasive and accelerates the oxidation process.Depending on the type of sponge you're using, they can also be abrasive and ca...
no it is not that expensive to repair
Where to get car weight information for an Olds 1984 Cutlass cruiser if you don't have it on your title and no vehicle registration slips?
Open the drivers door and look at the inside door well, it should be stamped in white. It has the prouduction year, tire size and p.s.i. And vehicle weight per axle.
Use exactly the octane fuel that is listed in your owners manual. The use of Premium Fuel in an engine designed to run on Regular is a waste of money and will provide no benefits whatsoever. Not more power and no better mileage. However the use of Regular in an engine designed for Premium will ca...
It is almost always less expensive to repair a car than buy a new one.Although something as severe as a blown motor or a failed transmission will run you between $3,000 and $7,000 to replace at a dealership, such repairs still don't cost as much as buying a new car.You really need the car to last...
no it is not so stop asking these questions
Usually cheaper to change an engine, but then you have an old car with a new engine.
Can you repossess a car if it is at a repair shop getting fixed and they have it sitting outside waiting for the debtor to pay there bill?
NOT LEGALLY...however you wouldn't be the first to do it. That's why most repair shops have fences for storage. The shop is legally entitled to its repair charges. Why not just let the LENDER pay the repair charges and then get the car?? That's how its supposed to work. Email me if you have more ...
The department of motor vehicles should have that information, using the "tag" to discover what the vehicle identification number is, then using the vin to locate the car; getting them to do this for you may be an entirely different matter though.
None whatsoever if you bought it, "As Is".
Category Description Minimum age P Mopeds with an engine size of up to 50 cc and a maximum speed of up to 50 km/h 16 A1 Light motorcycles with an engine size of up to 125 cc and a power output of up to 11 kW (14.6 bhp) 17 A Medium-sized motorcycles up to 25 kW (33 bhp) and a power to weight rati...
If the child drives any of your vehicles, yes. If the vehicle is in the child's name, no.
If a claim was filed 3 years ago but you were unable to pay the deductible is it too late to have the car repaired now?
yes, it sounds as if this is too long to wait.
Most automobile manufacturers recommend a transmission filter change every 2 years, or every 30,000 miles (whichever comes first).When your mechanic replaces the filter, he or she should also change the fluid, and replace the transmission pan gasket.
You can replace an air bag with a new or used one but you can't service one.
Why is it necessary to insure that the Air conditioning service port caps containing good seals are installed?
To keep the service valves clean.
If your car is repossessed and you are able to get it back by bringing your account to date is it still reported as a repo?
That would be at the discretion of the lender(s). If an agreement is made and all terms are lived up to, the lender probably will not report the default to CRA's.
Using regular gas in an engine that requires premium could void your warranty.“Use premium unleaded gasoline with a posted octane rating of 91 or higher.If the octane rating is less than 91, you could damage the engine and may void your vehicle warranty.
Lubrication reduces the heat generated when two surfaces are in motion.It smoothes the process by forming a film between two surfaces that reduces friction and thus improves performance and efficiency.When we use lubricant the uneven surface becomes even because the lubricant fill the pits.
The Auto Union is very important to auto workers because the union helps employees fight for their rights, get the pay they deserve, and help ensure a safe work environment.
No. And you can legally operate a vehicle on private land in a number of situations without violating the law. But to drive on a public roadway, you need to have a valid drivers license to do it legally. Be smart about this one. Make good choices now so you can avoid having to do damage control l...
Dimensional tolerances are required for machined parts due to the virtual impossibility of being exact, down to the micron, on every dimension every single time.
What does DMV say on how many car brake lights is needed on a car is the center brake light necessary does all vehicles must have em?
Generally, most states require that all all original safety equipment equipment be functional. The laws in each state are controlled by their individual legislators.
In most cases, you'll need to partner with a dealer.A dealer car auction is generally open only to dealers with auction license, which means you'll need to ask a dealer to go auto auction and bid on your behalf.Also, you can look for information on how to get a car dealer license without a lot.
I would recommend you have them come to you. They will replace the broken windshield at your home or work place.
Thing about it, Is it really worth paying 2 or 3 thousands for the repair. Or is it just better to throw away the car, and if you have money get a new car into lease. But it all depends on the type of problem with the car. If it's engine then car is garbage, but if radatior then easy fix.
Jobs such as engine work, body work, brakes and wheels, etc. Basically anything to do with cars has a job for it.
In Michigan do you have to have your 21 year old insured on your auto insurance if she lives with me?
Nooooo....YOU are not required to insure anyone but yourself. However, if you are letting him/her drive your vehicle, you'd better be sure he/she is carrying insurance.
No, because there is not an insurable interest on your part. You can pay for it. But the titleholder of the vehicle is the policy holder.
It doesn't, it is made of glass and plastic film to it from coming apart.
If the replaced parts are still in your possession you can take them to another licensed mechanic for a second evaluation. If not, next time you may want to get a second opinion prior to having the job completed."Feeling" and "Knowing" are two major differences, without the parts you have noway t...
Potentially but they are cheap and easy to fix. the engine will tend to twist under torque so linkage etc. could bind. Just get a new one and you only have to raise it by balancer a few inches to get it in. Be careful though and look it up. YOU DO have to disconnect or loosen up a few things even...
It is always wise to use a professional when getting work done on your car. If your neighbor has experience in car repair or has previously worked on a car for you that you feel comfortable with, then it is an option. You are only likely guaranteed with a body repair shop though, that they will r...
Possibly. If there were mitigating circumstances. The owner of the shop would have to prove the customer had no intent to pay the charges.
Used from E-bay or a similar site. daewoo is no more as far as I know. Good Luck. Daewoo is a GM company responsible for the Pontiac Lemans in the 80's and the current Chevy Aveo as well as a few Suzuki models. A repair manual might be found at Amazon.com or one of the publishers of auto repair m...
So the tires will "wear" evenly and you will have longer "tread-life"
Your fan relay is stuck or you have a bad tstat. Check your auto fan (summer fan switch ) on your furnace if equipped. Mostly older oil furnaces.
If you don't have the car and you didn't pay any money on it but you did sign the papers can you get out of a car deal if you were supposed to bring them the money the next day?
In New York, the law gives you 3 days to change your mind. Just go in and tell them that you don't want the car.
If it was done by a licensed, reputable shop, and they did the diagnosis, they should fix it for you, unless they told you they weren't sure, and this may not fix the problem was written on r/o, (repair order,) but remember, cut them some slack. Unless it is an obd 2 car, which will diagnose itse...
Yes it is its called a lenco transmission,mainly used in drag racing or truck pulls. It's basically a manual trans and an automatic. To get the vehical moving you let out the clutch to go but when you shift thru your forward gears you dont use the clutch.
It is almost always less expensive to repair a car than buy a new one.Although something as severe as a blown motor or a failed transmission will run you between $3,000 and $7,000 to replace at a dealership, such repairs still don't cost as much as buying a new car.
The purpose of the engine's cooling system is to remove excess heat from the engine, to keep the engine operating at its most efficient temperature, and to get the engine up to the correct temperature as soon as possible after starting.A cooling system of some kind is necessary in any internal co...
Absolutely not. In fact, it may be one of the worst investments you can make. As it is that cars can only depreciate, the worst thing you can do is drive a new one off the lot, where the thing will depreciate a few thousand dollars before you even get it home.
Nothing If your car runs well on regular fuel then you will see no change with plus fuel except it will cost you more. If you have problems with pre-ignition or "pinging" the plus fuel with it's higher octane rating will reduce or eliminate the pinging.
By all means!! I've got co-op kids in my shop from the local schools on an on-going basis. Some of them (depending on maturity) do a great job and we've hired them when they get done with school and they've made excellent mechanics. Biggest thing is to be able to work without constantly being tol...
You would most likely have to get a transit tag from the Department of MOtor Vehicles. You may be exempt from any tax, provided you register and tax and road worthy certify the vehicle in Wisconsin within the prescribed time in your state - which I believe is 90 days by my verrrry old recollectio...
Depends on the State. For my state (Va) safety inspection required on all vehicles that are 20 years old and newer (over 20 yrs safety inspection not required, but has to have 'classic' vehicle tags). Emissions inspection on all cars 15 yrs and newer - over 15 yrs old is exempt
How old do you have to be when get your learner's permit and what do you need to bring to take the test?
Every state is different on the age you can take the test. You will need to bring 2 forms of id with you when you take your test. I live in south Dakota and the age her is 14.
Without knowing the municipality, there is no way to answer this question. Check your local state laws.
It depends where you are driving if you driving on the street you have to be 16 but if you just drive on the sidewalk or your property then you have to be 12.
What is the standard hourly rate charged to a customer at an auto repair shop in Burlingame California 94010?
Seems to be $153/hour at Putnam Automotive. Outrageous!
It may or may not be legal for an 18 year old to date a 16 year old.If the 18 year old has a criminal record, or is a sex offender, or is a teacher or coach or in another position of trust or authority, it will not be legal for the 18 year old to date the 16 year old.
Is it true that a lender cannot put a repo on your credit if the car is being repossessed at a repair shop having actual repairs done?
Gina, if the repoman picks it up. its a REPO. Ya cant hide the car in a repair shop.
An auto finance calculator can tell one if they are eligible for a car loan. It can even help to calculate how much one will be paying every month and how much one can save by choosing the best auto finance deal.