Unless you consider yourself a car enthusiast, you may feel a bit lost when having conversations with your mechanic.
Car trouble can cause you money, time and even damage to your vehicle, which is why it is important to take your vehicle to a mechanic you can trust.
Before you take your car in for repairs, here are 5 things your mechanic at Moore Tires wants you to know:
1. Provide as many details as possible.
Simply saying your car is making a “funny noise” isn’t as helpful as offering a broader picture of the issue. Provide as many details as possible, explaining what happened, what speed you were driving when you experienced the issue and if you noticed any smoke or order will help your mechanic better diagnose the problem and find a quicker solution.
2. Bring your car in with gas.
Your mechanic may likely need to test drive your vehicle to replicate the symptoms, and test drive when the repair is complete to ensure the issue is resolved. If your mechanic has to fuel up, you will be billed for the gas - and their time.
3. Expect the unexpected.
If you're experiencing drivability issues like noises, pulling, smells, or shakings/vibrations, you should expect the diagnostic and inspection process to take longer than other services. To get an accurate diagnosis, this can take multiple test drives and a thorough in air inspection.
4. Take advantage of the free inspection.
Moore Tires values transparency and honesty, offering complimentary inspections to ensure your vehicle is getting the specific care it needs.
Most vehicles are prepared with highly innovative electronic engine control systems that could recognize as well as prevent troubles that will harm your automobile. When a system fails or misfires, it causes the computer to turn on your check engine light.
5. Take care of your vehicle.
Giving your vehicle some regular TLC will go a long way to avoid breakdowns. Regular inspections of the vehicle belts and hoses - and replacing them when worn - is an easy but important step. Your mechanic is here to help. If you have a simple question about your car’s warranty or an unusual sound you’ve recently noticed, pick up the phone and give Moore Tires a call.