The Hidden Costs of Repairing Older Cars

The Hidden Costs of Repairing Older CarsThrough time, customers grow very fond of their cars, sometimes falling prey to the illusions surrounding them. Given the task of servicing these cars as they grow older, I’m happy to offer some valuable education. In the auto repair industry, we’ve noticed a trend worth addressing. Many a customer loses motivation to spend the necessary money on repairing the aging car. Combine this trend with the myth that older cars are cheaper and easier to fix, we now have a problem. As a shop owner, we find this to be true: While diagnosis on the older cars may be easier, the repair process on older, high-mileage vehicles is far more difficult compared to the newer and lower-mileage counterparts. ...[Continue Reading]