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Expensive car problems you never want to have

Cheapism Logo By Christine Clark of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 14: Even if you're in the middle of the best day ever, there's nothing like a "check engine" light to bring on the stress. But, as annoying as it is, it's far more annoying and much pricier to ignore the light and suffer the consequences of major car repairs later. Read on for the most expensive car repairs and advice from the pros on how to avoid them. The costs listed here are averages reported by AAA, including parts and labor, and vary based on vehicle make and model. Related: These Are the Least Expensive Cars to Own

Put the Brakes on Car Repairs

Even if you're in the middle of the best day ever, there's nothing like a "check engine" light to bring on the stress. But, as annoying as it is, it's far more annoying and much pricier to ignore the light and suffer the consequences of major car repairs later. Read on for the most expensive car repairs and advice from the pros on how to avoid them. The costs listed here are averages reported by AAA, including parts and labor, and vary based on vehicle make and model.

Related: These Are the Least Expensive Cars to Own

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