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Best Movies and Scenes Involving Auto Repair

So many movies deal with cars and auto repair, either as a central plotline or tangentially, so it’s hard to pick out the best. Here are five movies that shine a light on auto repair, either as a plot device, individual scene, or character relation.

How Does Auto Repair Financing Work?

Paying for car repairs can be a costly endeavor, and not something anyone looks forward to. They typically arise when you least expect, and for many, the cost is a huge hit to the bank. As a result, many people put off getting their car repaired, which often leads to stress and,...

How Auto Repair Insurance Works

Car insurance is a necessity to legally use your vehicle on the streets, but what about auto repair insurance? Unlike regular auto insurance, which covers collisions, auto repair insurance helps cover the cost of basic part failure due to regular wear and tear. This can run the...

Do It Yourself Auto Repair Resources and Advice

When something is wrong with your car, one of the first things on your mind is almost always “How much is this going to cost me?” Yes, the prospect of having to spend some of your hard earned cash far outweighs the practical issues, such as “How will I get to work?”

Resources for Repairing Your Classic Car

If you do intend on making repairs yourself, finding the right parts can be difficult. Original parts are often sought after due to the desire at keeping the car as it was when it was first manufactured, but this can be difficult. There are several options, however, to help you...

Common Repairs and Maintenance on Foreign Cars

When it comes down to it, a foreign car is almost identical to a domestic car. They both require all the necessary parts - engine, transmission, battery, etc - to properly run, and they both need routine maintenance and care to prevent expensive problems down the line.

Donate Your Car to Charity: Do Good and Get a Tax Break

Whether your car has finally bit the dust or you’re simply upgrading and finally retiring the ol’ beater you’ve been driving since you were 16, donating your car to charity is a viable alternative to simply dumping it or selling it to a random buyer. Sure, you may get a couple...

How Much Should You Pay for Auto Repair?

No one likes paying for auto repairs. While they’re often necessary to keep your car running and in tip top shape, the often unexpected cost one incurs when fixing a car can cause people to delay the repairs, which can often compound the issue and make things worse.

Fixing Car Rust

How you treat your car is a reflection of you, so when you let it get to the point where rust has started to collect, you know you have to nip it in the bud before it spreads and gets much, much worse. Thankfully, for small areas, removing rust isn’t a difficult process and can...

Fixing Your Car Radio

Next to air conditioning, one of the most necessary parts of a car that prevents drivers from going absolutely crazy (especially on long trips), is the car radio. Whether it’s your daily dose of NPR or rockin’ out to some heavy metal to get you pumped up for work, the car radio...

Fixing Your Car Engine

A car is a complex machine, with hundreds of parts working in tandem to get you on your way in a safe and efficient manner. At the center of your car’s performance is the engine, that giant and intricate piece of machinery located under the hood responsible for, well, almost...

Fixing Your Car Upholstery

While the guts of the car are important and should always be maintained, many tend to overlook the importance of having a clean interior. All too often people leave trash lying on the floor, spill drinks and food without cleaning them up, and endlessly smoke, leading the drab,...

Fixing Your Car Radiator

When it comes to car problems you don’t want to deal with while driving in the middle of nowhere, a busted radiator is high up on the list. Responsible for helping to keep your car cool and thus preventing your car from overheating, a radiator is essential to keeping your car...

Fixing Your Car's Transmission

So many things can go wrong with a vehicle, from a simple flat tire to a dead battery, but nothing causes more fear and stress than a problem with your car’s transmission. A transmission is the device inside a car that assists in the shifting of gears as you drive; in essence,...

Fixing Your Car's Electrical System

A car is a complex machine, requiring hundreds, if not thousands, of individual pieces and parts all working in tandem to get and keep your car running. Like most things, these parts can eventually wear out due to continuous use and old age, or break, prompting your car to stop...

Fixing Your Car's Air Conditioning System

With summer quickly approaching, driving around town in a hot car without air conditioning is not an exciting prospect. A vehicle’s air conditioning can stop working for a variety of reasons, with each one requiring a different fix that can, depending on your level of expertise,...

What Is Involved in Auto Brake Repair

When driving, most people are oblivious to the condition of their brakes. After all, they’re located inside the tire, and the only time many get them inspected is during a routine oil change. Unfortunately, many people go longer than the recommended 3,000 miles and this the first...

Fixing Your Car Windows if They Become Damaged

A broken or cracked window in a car can happen to anyone. You could be driving down the road, enjoying the weather with the windows rolled down when a giant rock pelts your windshield and cracks it; or you could be the unfortunate victim of thievery, a shattered window serving...

How to Fix a Scratch In Your Car

It doesn’t matter if it was caused by a runaway shopping cart a vengeful ex-girlfriend, but getting scratches out of your car can be a nightmare, and so can repairing it. Depending on the size and depth of the scratch, you may choose to repair the scratch yourself from the comfort...

How to Fix Car Dents

Your car is a precious commodity, and as a result you want to keep it in the best possible condition. Unfortunately, given the unpredictable nature of driving, accidents occur. While a head on collision or an accident that completely totals your car is rare, dents, scratches,...

Fixing Your Car After a Collision

A car collision can be a stressful thing. The unfortunate possibility of physical harm notwithstanding, the result of a car collision can lead to irreparable damage to your vehicle. If you’re one of the lucky individuals whose car is salvageable, then one of the first things...

How to Fix Your Car's Body After an Accident

A car collision can be a stressful thing. The unfortunate possibility of physical harm notwithstanding, the result of a car collision can lead to irreparable damage to your vehicle. If you’re one of the lucky individuals whose car is salvageable, then one of the first things...

The Advantages of a Certified Auto Mechanic

When it comes to your car, you want to have it in the right hands. After all, it’s essentially a two thousand pound death trap moving incredibly fast while surrounded by other two thousand pound death traps, so when you have someone working on the brakes, you want to make sure...

Mobile Auto Repair Benefits

A mobile auto repair service offers all the benefits of a mechanic without the hassle of having to actually drive your car or have it towed all the way to the mechanic. A mobile auto mechanic is essentially a mechanic that comes to you.

Finding Affordable Auto Repair

The need for auto repair typically comes as the worst time. For most people, this is in between paychecks or shortly after you just purchased that new home theater. You never have the money for car repairs when you need it, so finding affordable auto repair services and the best...

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