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What Kinds of Car Repairs Can You DIY?

Car Repairs

Some car repairs can be done fairly easily. What jobs can you get done yourself and what should be left to the professionals?

Dealing with auto troubles can create a lot of difficulties in your life. They just always seem to pop up when you’re already dealing with other things and can end up being quite costly as well. Major car repairs should always be left to the professionals, especially anything dealing with auto collisions. While your local car repair shop can do wonders for you, there are some jobs you can get away with doing yourself. Let’s take a look at a couple of car repairs that you can easily get done yourself and explore just how the job is done.

Fixing a Flat Tire

If you’ve never had to fix a flat tire before, consider yourself lucky! It’s actually a fairly easy fix but in the moment, it can be pretty stressful. You may have roadside assistance through your car insurance which can save you money on simple fixes like flat tires, but otherwise, it can be somewhat expensive considering how easy the job is. Take a look at your owner’s manual which will have detailed instructions on how you remove whatever tire is already on there and replace it with a spare that you should have. If you don’t have a donut spare tire, you may want to look into getting one just in case you have an emergency and end up on the side of the road without any help in sight and need to DIY some car repairs.

Replacing Your Lights

Whether it’s a headlight that suddenly ceased to work or you’re dealing with a brake light that went out, you’re going to need to get your lights fixed. If you end up driving without functioning lights, you can ultimately get a pretty big fine if you’re caught, so it’s important that you take the issue seriously and get it changed quickly. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean you must go into your local mechanic to fix the issue. Often, all it takes is a standard screwdriver and the guidance of your owner’s manual. That should provide the info on what kind of bulbs you need, how to remove the old bulb, and how to make sure the new bulb is seated and ready to rock. As far as car repairs go, replacing light bulbs is pretty easy.

Drop By Liberty Collision Today!

Liberty Collision is here to assist you. As a larger repair and paint shop working within the Randallstown area, our expert technicians are capable of tackling every element of collision repair. We love working with our community and beyond, so drop on by and give us a visit! Our shop is located at 9339 Liberty Rd Randallstown, MD 21132 and we can be contacted by phone at (443) 405-6908 or email at libertycollisionmd@gmail.com. Drop by our shop Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM. For future updates and news, give us a follow on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube.

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