Estimate Car Repair Costs

Is your car in need of service? Whether the job involves routine maintenance or more involved repairs, AAA can provide you with an estimate of the cost. Included in the estimate are breakdowns for parts, labor and the member discount available at all AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities. To generate an estimate, simply provide the information below and select the desired service from the list on the next page.
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Many Americans Remain Afraid of Fully Self Driving Vehicles

Many Americans Remain Afraid of Fully Self Driving Vehicles

A number of high-profile incidents involving self-driving test vehicles last year seems to have left an impression on many Americans.
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Watch the episode of "Pothole Palooza"

Watch the episode of "Pothole Palooza"

AAA automotive experts David Bennett and Michael Calkins discuss on Facebook Live the best ways to avoid costly pothole damage to your car’s tires, wheels and suspension.
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Auto Parts Prices Explained

Auto Parts Prices Explained

Do you know why auto parts cost more at a repair shop than they do at your local auto parts store, or why most repair shops refuse to install customer-supplied products?
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Top 4 Myths Vs Facts About Using Nitrogen To Inflate Car Tires

Top 4 Myths Vs Facts About Using Nitrogen To Inflate Car Tires

Want to know if it’s better to use compressed air or nitrogen to inflate your car tires?
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When the Mercury Drops So Does Electric Vehicle Range

When the Mercury Drops So Does Electric Vehicle Range

AAA finds that icy temperatures cause drop in electric vehicle range
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ADAS Technology Naming

ADAS Technology Naming

Many consumers may not realize that some Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) have been available for nearly 30 years.
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How Long To Warm Up The Engine Before Driving

How Long To Warm Up The Engine Before Driving

Want to know if you really need to warm up the car engine before driving, even during the cold winter months
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When Winter Tires Make Sense

When Winter Tires Make Sense

At some point during the year, a majority of Americans will find themselves facing treacherous driving conditions on snowy or icy roadways.
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Your Car is a Big Investment...
and maintenance is key to keeping it running well and on the road for many miles to come. AAA recommends timely service checkups to ensure that your engine runs smoothly and efficiently, all systems perform optimally and that all parts, from spark plugs to windshield wipers, work effectively.

To know more about the services your car needs and when they should be completed, refer to your vehicle owner’s manual. It will include a routine maintenance checklist and the time points for completing recommended services. Note that maintenance schedules do differ depending on the make and model of the car, so it is important to follow the manual specific to your vehicle.

While timely maintenance is important and a way to avert unnecessary auto repairs down the road, as an informed vehicle owner, you should also be aware of over maintenance. See the Avoid over Maintenance article.
An auto repair facility recommending additional non-scheduled maintenance services without completing a professional diagnostic inspection and validating why the work should be done may be selling you something your car does not necessarily need.

AAA recommends taking your vehicle to a reliable auto repair shop with skilled technicians qualified to perform all the needed services your owner’s manual recommends. For trusted service, use the search feature to find a AAA Approved Auto Repair facility near you. Each of the more than 7,000 auto repair shops in the AAA network undergoes a comprehensive investigation and meets AAA’s stringent standards. Skilled mechanics will evaluate and service your vehicle with quality auto parts and products, and AAA members receive money-saving benefits.

Even when the unexpected happens on the road and you need a tow truck, do not go to just any garage. Direct the driver to tow your vehicle to a nearby AAA Approved Auto Repair shop.

For more tips about car maintenance and care, read the articles available on this site and view the videos posted to the AAA YouTube channel.