Unfortunately, the only way to completely eliminate the need for car repairs is to eliminate your car. However, the fact that you are not quite ready to ditch your ride in favor of public transportation does not need to mean you have to spend a small fortune on car repairs. In fact, saving money on the repairs your car needs may be easier than you think if you use the simple tips outlined in this article.
Most of your car's components are not monolithic parts. Instead, they're composed of many smaller and often more sophisticated elements. For example, your car's starter is a powerful electric motor with many potential failure points. In most cases, these parts are cheap enough that an internal failure means replacing the whole unit is more cost-effective than the labor involved in repairing it.
However, your engine is one of a handful of parts (along with your transmission) where this may not be true.