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When you run into car trouble, your first thought may be how much you can save fixing it on your own. Before you do this, check out this post from AMSOIL Dealer - Carol Bell in Austin to learn what repairs you shouldn't do.

Leave These Car Repairs to the Pros

When your car breaks down or suffers some damage, just thinking about how much it'll cost to repair can be enough to stress you out. You may even start considering doing the repairs on your own. However, to prevent more damage to your car, some repairs should be left to the pros.

Maintain your engine in great shape with a synthetic oil change in Austin. To find the perfect oil for your car, contact AMSOIL Dealer-Carol Bell at (512) 658-0357. You can also browse their online shop for the best products.

Brake Issues

Because your car's brakes are an essential component that keep you and other drivers safe, it's important to stay on top of their maintenance. If your car's brakes are showing signs of an issue, you may decide to take on the repair work yourself. If you're not an experienced mechanic, this may not be a great idea. While brakes may not be the toughest thing to fix, they do require some know-how. Most brake repairs aren't that pricey, so it may be best to have your mechanic take care of it. In the end, you'll get more peace of mind having a professional take care of this for you.

Windshield Cracks

Noticing a crack or scratch in your windshield is the worst. It's very dangerous to drive your car like this because you won't know when it'll get worse. Rather than ignoring it, your best bet is to get it fixed. You may be putting this off because you don't want to pay to get it fixed, but it's a must. Before you decide to buy some supplies from the auto repair shop, keep in mind that your DIY fix may not work, leaving you in a dangerous situation. Instead, head to a pro who can repair your windshield for you. In the end, this simple repair can cost you less than if you were to DIY it and mess it up more.

Engine Work

Your car's engine is a tricky thing to work on if you're not an experienced mechanic. With that said, when your check engine light turns on, there are a number of things that may have caused it to turn on. This can be something small and simple you can take care of easily, or it may be a much larger issue that requires immediate attetnion. Rather than risking it and causing more serious damage to your engine, head to your trusted mechanic to get your engine checked. They'll be able to diagnose the issue in no time and get to work on it.

Keep your car in great shape with the help of a synthetic oil change in Austin. Click here to purchase AMSOIL's Signature Series 0W-20 Synthetic Motor Oil and keep your engine at its best. Contact the friendly oil pros at AMSOIL Dealer-Carol Bell to find even more great products like this. Give them a call at (512) 658-0357 or stop by their online store to learn more or place your order.

Transmission Problems

Transmissions are notorious for being complicated and hard to work on. This is especially true if you have no experience with them. If your car has issues in the transmission system, resist the urge to take a look at it yourself. There are so many parts to this system, you may end up causing more damage than what was already there. Keep in mind that damage can be costly to repair, but it'll cost you much more if you need to replace the entire thing. Instead, have a professional look at the issue for you.


Whether you've been in a car accident or simply want to make some upgrades to your car, this sort of work is best left to a professional. The damage won't be easy to repair, so you'll want someone with experience and the right tools to do it for you. Even if you just want to give your car a new coat of paint, how much will it cost you to get the right equipment and how long will it take you to do it? A professional will be better equipped to do it right and in a more efficient manner. You also don't want to expose yourself to chemicals and fumes that can cause you harm.

To keep your engine well protected, give it a synthetic oil change in Austin. The friendly oil pros at AMSOIL Dealer-Carol Bell will be happy to help you find just what you need. Give them a call at (512) 658-0357 or stop by their online shop to learn more or place an order.


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