Getting your car’s oil changed should not be an expensive job to have taken care of by professionals. This task can be potentially very messy and most auto owners simply do not want to deal with it, nor do they have time. Some auto shops offer an oil change for an exceptionally low rate. What is even better, some shops have various performance plans, so the overall charge can be adjusted to fit your budget. To find out why you should take advantage of this offer, take a minute to read over the following paragraphs.
When you do the math, you’re really offering your services for about 25% of your normal prices. Although at first look, you may be thinking ‘no way’, but there is a benefit to your Auto Repair Shop.
According to the United States Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2002 almost four out of five mothers of children attending school were also in the paid workforce. In 2003, nearly 3.7 million of these women were working multiple jobs. More astonishingly, the number of employed women in the workforce has risen from 18.4 million to over 65 million from 1950 to 2011. In addition, 63 percent of women work 40 or more hours per week according to the American Federation of Labor-Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO).
In addition, not taking care of an oil replacement on a regular basis can cut down on the longevity of your car. Careful driving does not eliminate the extreme amount of wear an automobile can accumulate over time, so give your vehicle a break and help it to keep running optimally. No one needs to wear out his or her most crucial piece of personal property. Without a ride to work, you may not have a job to begin with, so keep an eye on your mileage. Also, take note of the date on the oil change sticker that was placed on your windshield the last time. This way, you will not have to worry about when to go to the shop.
Now you are probably wondering how do I make a cheap and simple modification to my car that will save me thousands in the long run? Well you could pay an auto servis to do it but that’s usually around 1000$ meaning it’s not cheap. Because it’s so simple, you can do it. There are a lot of guides online that teach you how to do this step by step with ilustrations. It’s so easy even my 5th grade students can do it. A guide costs around 50$ and the parts needed for conversion also around 50$. So up and running for less then 100$…now that’s cheap.
After the power reaches the front axle it goes through a hub Lockout before the wheels will have power applied to them. This lockout device can be automatic, engaging at the same time you place the transfer case lever in 4×4. The other style of Lockout device is called the Manual Lockouts. These require you to turn a knob at each wheel to engage the lockout. It is critical that you understand which way is locked, and which way is unlocked on your particular vehicle. The front wheels must both be locked in, to provide power to all wheels. When both front wheels are locked out, you only have power to the rear wheels. Regardless of what position the lever for the transfer case is in, if the wheel lockouts are unlocked, there is no power going to the front wheels.
A good mechanic will be up front, honest, and talkative when it comes to explaining exactly what it wrong with your vehicle and what he’ll have to do to fix the problem. He won’t shy away from wanting to show you the replaced parts, and may even go into more detail than you really care to hear. It’s common for customers to (slightly) complain about this. “I don’t care what it is, just do it,” is a refrain you’ll hear if you hang around in a car repair shop long enough. This is precisely the wrong attitude, though. You want a mechanic that will open up about what they are doing. If you stop and listen, you may even learn something.