You’re driving along the interstate hearing the most recent AoM podcast as soon as your car’s “check engine” lighter blinks on.

You’re driving along the interstate hearing the most recent AoM podcast as soon as your car’s “check engine” lighter blinks on.

Once you take your car into a motor vehicle store, the mechanic informs you that problem is a catalytic converter searching for changing. And oh, as he was poking around he in addition seen the car’s air conditioner filter should be changed and you’re due for a steering flush also.

Are these functions truly essential, or is the mechanic wanting to needlessly upsell you? You’re not sure, but figure it’s preferable to end up being safer than sorry, and you also sign-off on all repair works. Once you pick up your vehicle and grab of parking area, you’re simply recovering from the sticker surprise on the big expenses when…the check engine light comes on again. (more…)

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