Originally posted on ownerwinter3:
If you’re dealing with car trouble, you might feel frustrated or confused. If that’s how you feel, you can change it! The following information can help you figure out how to handle things the next time there is an issue.
Prior to having a car repaired, take pictures of all parts of it. Some disreputable garages will strip your car in order to up their bottom line. You should document what the vehicle looks like in case you experience this terrible thing.
Don’t let a mechanic convince you that an engine flush is a common maintenance procedure. This service is expensive and it may not be necessary.
Make sure to bleed your brakes after working on them. Following this, pump the brake fluid. Leaks should be tested for so that your fluid isn’t going to run out. At that point, you should feel comfortable taking the car out on a road with less traffic. Start out slowly to be certain you’ve made a good repair before risking higher speeds.