Is My Car Broken?

Signs That Your Car Needs A Mechanic

BrokenCar_300 Sometimes it’s hard to know when your car just needs a break and when it needs a mechanic. By being proactive when you notice think something’s broken, you may save yourself a lot of money and trouble by getting it diagnosed early! Our technicians are here to assist you in diagnosing potential vehicle malfunctions.

Do you have good sense? We bet you do! Use your SENSES to determine whether you should bring your car by for one of our professionals to inspect.




Some experiences that customers who have needed an auto mechanic have in common are:

  • Front-End Shimmy
  • Steering Wheel Shake
  • Unusual Vibration
Some common sounds that warrant a visit to your mechanic are:Clunk or Clunking
Noise When Turning
Squeak or Squeaking
Leaking Air Sound

Some common problems you might see are:Unusual lights

Some common smells that mean your car may need a repair shop are:Gas

Stop by Fred’s Auto Center, LLC located at 244 Platt Ave West Haven, CT 06516 or call 203-934-7251 to talk to one of our friendly and professional technicians.

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