Taking your car to the mechanic for routine maintenance is not the most economical way of maintaining a car. There are many simple things about car maintenance that you can do at home using simple hand tools. An average car owner spends nearly $600 on maintenance every year, and you can save a big chunk of that by carrying out maintenance on your own rather than depending on the mechanics.
These might appear daunting, but they are relatively simple. What’s even better is that once you start maintaining your own car, you can also use that knowledge to fix or maintain other machinery.
Here are the top five maintenance repairs every car owner can (and should) do at home.