This new site called Repair Pal gives you a free estimate on how much it would cost to repair your car. Try it out!
If you get stranded on the road, do give their IPhone-App a try as well. If you have the time and don't mind getting your hands dirty, here is a quick guide to fixing your car yourself
Don't just pay the mechanic whatever mumbo jumbo he tells you. As always shop around, use online coupons from Midas, Mr Tire, TiresPlus AND your DEALER. Yes thats right..your dealer oftens has deals which are cheaper than these other shops! courtesy of MSN's Smart Spending Blog