Sometimes trips to the garage are unavoidable. We’re not suggesting you try and become a mechanic entirely in your spare time. However, we are aware of the costs that can sometimes come with taking your car in. Costs that could easily be avoided if you took a crack at the problem yourself. Below are tips for those exact situations. How to recognise what a problem is in your car. How to fix some of the more common and bothersome problems. How to recognise when it actually needs a trip to the garage, too.