Avoid Debt With DIY Auto Repairs

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Car repairs can put a serious dent in your budget, but there are several things you can easily replace yourself. With these tips, you'll only have to spend a fraction of what a mechanic would charge you.

One of the easiest things to replace are your head and tail lights. You can easily do this yourself in a matter of minutes for $15 or less. After labor fees, a mechanic could charge you up to $150 for the same service.

According to AOL Autos, installing new car battery is another task that's relatively easy for the average person to take on. You just need a simple set of tools; space in which to work; and time.

If you want to fix more to save more, check out AutoMD.com for easy how-tos. The site also has an iPhone app that you can take under the hood with you.

With a little patience and elbow grease, you can save a bundle by handling car repairs yourself. Do a little research beforehand and you won't be taken for a ride at the auto shop.
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