50 Pics Mechanics Had To Take To Show Their Encounters With Customers Were Not Tall Tales

If you were to take apart and count the smallest things, you would have 30,000 parts. This means a person not trained as a mechanic cannot repair a car well.

It, therefore, follows that when we try to DIY our cars, we may end up making the problem worse. The one who ends up with the mess is the mechanic.

To show just what kind of messes mechanics deal with, the r/JustRolledIntoTheShop subreddit community was created.

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Around 2000 Americans who own cars agreed with the subreddit’s message, according to a study done recently. A quarter said they use their vehicles even when they are in urgent need of repair. 68% admitted their cars had at least one mechanical problem.

36% of those that took part in the study admitted they could not change a flat tire.

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During a survey, Cooper Tires found that 30% of car owners in America would not know the correct oil to use for their car. 50% of them would not be able to change the oil.

Also, 1 in 4 Americans is not sure they can jump-start their car if need be. And 1 in 5 Americans cannot be able to check the pressure of the tires.

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Cooper Tires’ marketing director Jessica Egerton said that people should not wait for their vehicles to break down. That is why the company tries to empower by educating car owners so that they become confident and knowledgeable.

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