There’s an old English saying that goes ‘a stitch in time saves nine.‘ A fancy way of saying you should address a problem as soon as it pops up its head, and not wait when the problem has grown and matured to grow tentacles, claws, and teeth.
That saying could not be truer when it comes to having your car running smoothly. Never ignore that flashing check engine light, too much smoke coming from the exhaust, when you pop open the hood you see smoke, sudden transmission problem that keeps occurring, weird noises while driving, and the engine is racing, shaking, or chugging.
You see anything out of the norm with your car, drive through your mechanics shop as soon as possible. If you decide to ignore the problem, the wear and tear will advance, and what you might have fixed for say $200 will end up mushrooming to $2,000 and above.
A car is machinery like any other and subject to wear and tear. If you want to keep it running smoothly for long, maintenance and repair comes as part of the package. However, it doesn’t have …read more