Posted November 14, 2019
In the past, when your car broke down you took it to the auto repair shop. Now, with the rise in popularity of video sites, such a YouTube, everyone figures they can become a mechanic after watching a couple YouTube videos some guy filmed out of his garage.
While some minor repairs and tune-ups can be done on your own, let’s take a look at reasons why you should bring your vehicle to the auto repair shop, and not put your means of transportation in the hands of some guy on YouTube.
First off, you will get better results. The people you are taking it to are professionals, not only have they been trained to do it, they have done it many times. Training plus experience delivers much better results than a how-to video, no experience and a can-do attitude.
Second, contrary to popular belief, you will be saving time and likely money. Most people end up realizing they don’t have the proper tools and equipment after the fact that they have already taken a few things apart. They may spend time hunting around town for a specific part, without a car, or they have to do the same procedure more than once.
Lastly, it is simply more convenient. You drop it off, most places have a courtesy car, or if not, you can rent a car from a local car rental, such as Enterprise, or you can decide to go without a car until it is fixed at the shop. If it doesn’t work still, its on them and not on you!