FUSES: Cars run on electricity as well as gas, and almost all of it runs through fuses. Learn where they are, how to spot a blown fuse, and how to replace them. It takes about five minutes, costs about $1, and it'll save you the hassle of a trip to the repair shop.
***buy the brake pads yourself then take it somewhere to get repaired*** (save on the cost of the parts, if not on the labor cost)---Car needs Brakes replaced - how much should it cost on average? | Los Angeles | Yelp
My dad is fixing up his old truck. He is always on the look out for parts. I should tell him to take a look here. Hopefully he can find a few things he needs. Alena | http://www.godfreybrake.com/delivery-route-schedules/