Friday, October 13, 17
Three DIY Car Repairs That Can Save You Money
In this economy, everyone is trying to stretch their paycheck and get the most out of their
money. One great place to save is through DIY car repairs or replacements - in fact, many
people take their cars into the mechanic every day for simple tasks that they themselves can do!
The internet has a wealth of information on most types of car repairs, and resources like
YouTube and your local library can help you to save by teaching you how to fix up simple issues
with your car yourself. If you're looking to invest in your car, try these three repairs and
replacement projects that you can do at home, and save money!
● Tire replacements. Do you know how to change a tire? If you do, then you already
know how to perform your tire replacements when the time comes. Many people love to
get snow tires on their car during the winter or to replace their tires every so many miles
to keep their car running efficiently, but then take their car to a mechanic shop, wasting
money. However, make sure that you're buying tires from a reliable source, like Gridiron
Tire, to ensure that you're receiving an authentic product.
● Oil changes. Unless your car's oil drain and plug are impossible for you to reach, you
can save money by changing your own oil at home. All you need is some time to get
under your car, and a new bottle of oil, which can be purchased at most repair shops
and even some gas stations. Before changing your oil, make sure that you do some
research to ensure that you're using a type or brand that's the best fit for your car.
● Air filter replacements. The air filter is the part of your car that removes dust, dirt, and
other airborne hazards from your air conditioning unit before distributing the air in your
car and engine. Tutorials on YouTube can help you replace your air filter in as little as an
afternoon, which can increase your car's fuel efficiency and save you money during your
Need more help with your DIY vehicle project? Gridiron Tire is happy to help. Give us a call and
we’ll provide you with advice on saving money and getting on the road!