My Auto Repair How To

by Maggie on October 26, 2012

My Auto Repair How To

My auto repair how to is based on my personal experience. A while back, our Jeep had lost power to the window, the door controls, and because of that, the interior light would not shut off.

My husband and I had no idea what was going on so we knew we had to bring it to a mechanic. We did a local search online similar to Auto Repair Austin. We found an auto repair shop and brought our car there. We found out it would cost a lot of money to properly repair what was broken.

At the time, we just couldn’t afford to pay that kind of money. We had decided to try looking online to see if we could figure out what was wrong with our car and to see if we could fix it ourselves.

As we started searching, we found that our problem was quite common and there were many different ways to fix it. The most common issue is that the wire in the door has a tendency to break from constant opening and closing of the door. We figured we would check that first and it was the easiest and cheapest to fix.

My husband and I went outside and followed the wonderful instructions that we found to check the wiring. Once we exposed the wire, we found that the wire had indeed broken. We attached a connector and used electrical tape to secure it. Low and behold, the car was fixed.

Now this was something that was never properly fixed. Even though it seemed fixed, it would come apart about once or twice a year and each time we would do our quick fix.

Once we were able to afford it, we took the car to an auto repair shop and had it properly fixed. They put in a longer and sturdier wire and we never had a problem with it again. That is until the same thing happened to the other door.

One thing to remember, if you have never done any wire work or auto repair work, then you may want to leave the auto repairs to the specialists. And even though my auto repair how to worked, it was not a permanent fix and we still needed a specialist to fix it properly.

Disclosure:  “My Auto Repair How To” is a sponsored post for Carters Transmission and Air Conditioning, however, all the points and views are my own.

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