FUSES: Cars run on electricity as well as gas, and almost all of it runs through fuses. Learn where they are, how to spot a blown fuse, and how to replace them. It takes about five minutes, costs about $1, and it'll save you the hassle of a trip to the repair shop.
if you've put 80,000 or more miles on your struts, they're worn out and must be replaced. we know they're expensive (about $700 for front struts replaced at a shop). but in the long run, driving on worn struts actually costs you more.
***buy the brake pads yourself then take it somewhere to get repaired*** (save on the cost of the parts, if not on the labor cost)---Car needs Brakes replaced - how much should it cost on average? | Los Angeles | Yelp