10 Ways to Save on Car Repairs

10 Ways to Save on Auto Repairs

So you get in your car in the morning to drive to work, and the engine doesn't start. It's the age-old sign of a bad day and a huge bill ahead. Repairs on the engine or transmission can cost thousands of dollars, and since only 24% of Americans have a six-month emergency savings fund (according to a recent Bankrate survey) for unexpected expenses such as auto repairs, MainStreet asked some experts to weigh in on how consumers can cut the cost of repairs and maintain their vehicles in good enough shape to save some trips to the repair shop. Photo Credit: multitrack