You want to save money on your auto insurance. Great. Have you considered raising the deductible?
Naitonwide, the most common deductible is $500. If you feel you can afford to shoulder more of the cost if you're in an accident, it might be time to bump it up to $1,000.
Even the best auto mechanic isn't clairvoyant. So when you drop off you vehicle, it's important to give the shop as much information as possible about the problem.
Mark Salem, an ASE Certified Master Technician, explains the right way and the wrong way to do it.