it ain't broke, don't fix it
is perhaps the very best car tip ever, no myth about it.
"That's always a good
theory," says Duchene. "I've certainly watched a friend of
mine go into repairing things that didn't seem to need repairing
and make himself a bunch of problems.
"I think it's still
a good rule of thumb, provided you stay up with the maintenance."
Auto dealership owner
Martin heartily agrees.
"That's right. Wait
until the car gives you telltale signs of problems,"
advises Martin, "then respond rather than react."