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Involved in an Accident? Learn About Auto Body Repair Shops

I was recently involved in my first car accident. While there were many things that were new, and at time, confusing to me, the thing that caused me the most confusion was the auto body repair shop. There was so much that I didn't know and had to learn about them. If you were recently involved in an accident and need car body work, then my website is for you. I wanted to answer the questions you may have running through your head. I hope you will learn what factors are important in selecting a repair shop, what your rights are when it comes to insurance companies, and what to expect from start to completion. Hopefully, you find my website informative. Thanks for stopping by!

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3 Important Things To Maintain To Keep Your Car In Good Condition

If you own a car, one of the worst experiences to go through is when your car breaks down. This could end up costing you a lot of money. Fortunately, you can keep your car working great throughout the years by monitoring these three things:

Air Filter

The air filter is a critical part for your vehicle's engine, as it is responsible for collecting dirt and dust. That way, these things don't reach the engine and potentially wear it down. In order for the air filter to work properly, it needs to be clean.

Start by popping open your hood and locating the air filter housing. Remove the clamps on the side, and take off the housing lid. Take out the filter and see how much dirt or dust is on it. If it's covered completely, and it's not reusable, the filter needs to be replaced. Check the dimensions on the side of the old filter, so that you can purchase a new one that is the right size.

Transmission Fuel

If your transmission fuel gets too low in your car, your transmission could potentially overheat and break down. That's why it's important to inspect the transmission fuel every month, making sure it's at the right level.

First, open the hood of your car, and locate the transmission pipe. This will be labeled. Take out the dipstick and wipe it clean. Insert it back into the pipe, and take it out again to see where the level is. If it's below the full line, more fuel needs to be added. You can either do this yourself, or take your car into an auto repair shop.

Brake Pads

The brake pads are essential for your brakes to work correctly. Look between your car's caliper and brake rotor to find the pads. If they are thin and have worn, they need to be replaced. You can get your brake pads replaced in a safe, efficient manner by taking it to an auto repair shop.

Professionals at these shops can put pads that meet OE (original equipment) requirements. You can also get a warranty for your new pads, and you have many types of pads to choose from. Pads made out of ceramic are great because they are clean and don't produce a lot of noise. They also provide for exceptional braking.

Having a car that breaks down regularly can cost you a lot of money and cause you some stress. You can keep your car working great over the years by monitoring the air filter, brake pads and transmission fluid.