Car News Articles 
 Car Repair (22)





Car Repair

Nov 20, 2009 - 11:42:10 PM - Print

Auto Repair Advice: Learn To Speak "Auto Tech"

Auto Repair Advice: Learn To Speak "Auto Tech" will show you how to speak to your automotive technician so he will understand exactly what is wrong with your car.


(NAPSI)-You may be better able to stay on the road to safety and savings the next time you need to have your car repaired if you select a quality facility and learn to speak a little "auto tech."

When communicating with an automotive technician, AAA recommends motorists do the following:

• Before taking the vehicle to a repair facility, write down the symptoms and any performance issues so important information is not overlooked or forgotten.

• Describe the symptoms to the technician. Explain what has been seen, smelled, heard and felt while driving the vehicle. For example, does it vibrate or pull to the left? Explain under what type of driving conditions the problem takes place and how long ago it started.

• When describing symptoms, refer to the driver side and passenger side of the vehicle rather than the right or left side.

• If the vehicle has been serviced recently, bring copies of the previous repair orders rather than trying to explain what work was done.

• Ask questions if the technician uses jargon you don't understand or if something is not thoroughly explained. Quality technicians will take the time to clearly explain the problem before offering a repair solution.

• Always read the repair order before signing it and authorizing any work. Look for specific instructions detailing the maintenance to be done, the problem to be corrected and the work to be performed. If the language is vague or unclear, ask that it be rewritten.

To help motorists get good repairs, AAA, the country's largest motoring and leisure travel organization, has more than 8,000 AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities across North America.

These shops must meet and maintain stringent quality standards for customer service, training, equipment and cleanliness. To find an approved repair facility near you, visit AAA.com/repair.

For a wealth of helpful information about cars, driving, auto repair, safety tips and much more, visit AAA.com.







Related Articles:
Get More Miles Out of Your Car or Truck
Communication Vital to Quality Auto Repairs
Is It Best To Repair Or Replace Your Car?
Import Exhaust Repairs Made Simple
Auto Windshield Repair using OEM vs Non-OEM Glass
Why You May Lose The Right To Repair
Choose A Collision Repair Center Carefully
Reattaching the Rearview Mirror
Repairing a Tire
How to Change a Car Fuse
Jump Starting Your Car a great little tip to know.
Car Repairs and Preventative Maintenance
Car Scratch Repair Tips and Quick Fixes
Car Windshield Repair
Car Rust Repair as Easy as Sand, Scrap and Paint

sdg
sg
?????????


Stay Updated!


Car Repair
Related Articles
How to Find Mechanics Who
How Many Scratches Will You
How To Find An Auto
Small Car Repairs Now Can
Auto Repair Advice: Learn To
Get More Miles Out of
Communication Vital to Quality Auto
Is It Best To Repair
Import Exhaust Repairs Made Simple
Auto Windshield Repair using OEM
Why You May Lose The
Choose A Collision Repair Center
Reattaching the Rearview Mirror
Repairing a Tire
How to Change a Car
Jump Starting Your Car a
Car Repairs and Preventative Maintenance
Car Scratch Repair Tips and
Car Windshield Repair
Car Rust Repair as Easy


Feed Button



Car Insurance Info | Newsletter | Car Classifieds | Online Car Rentals
Auto Pictures | Link To Carjunky.com



Complete List of Article RSS News Feeds


Copyright © 1999 - . CarJunky® All Rights Reserved.