Part of staying safe on the road is having a safe vehicle. Part of having a safe vehicle is having brakes that will stop when you need them to. If your brakes are wearing down, making too much noise, or not functioning properly, take your car to an auto repair shop. Auto mechanics have the know-how and skill to solve any brake repair problem you come across. Read these 7 tips before you take your vehicle to a brake repair shop!

Educate yourself on your car’s manual and bookmark important pages. When you have to get repairs done on your car, you are going to need to be knowledgeable about your car’s information. You might even find some easy solutions for the issues you have been encountering.

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).

When looking for wheels, it used to take the entire day of going from shop to shop to see what was available. Today, all you need to do is get on the Internet to find the best deals around. Now, instead of wasting a full day, you can have the wheels ordered before the wife has breakfast on the table and still make your 10:00am tee time at the local course.

Ask yourself these questions. How many auto repair shops send out thank you cards after service?. How many auto repair shops make ‘follow up’ phone calls to be sure everything was completed as expected? How many automehanicar shops send out ‘Thank You’ gifts to customers who spend a ‘predetermined’ amount of money?

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.

Learn radio jargon and vocabulary. There’s a whole dictionary of terms and special words for use on the air. Some of these are a matter of convention and vary by industry. On the other hand things like the phonetic alphabet are so universal that they are typically still taught during dispatcher training.