where can i learn more about working on cars?


Asked by Mar 09, 2017 at 07:45 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I'm really wanting to learn how to work on my cars , where can I do this . I live in Vashon/Seattle area?

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I'm sure there are schools you can go to depending on how old you are, colleges offer auto classes.

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Don't waste your money just hang here on this site and you will learn allot..

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I never finished high school and after that I never went to any college, but I fix all problems on my family cars just by reading comments here and watching Youtube videos because I don't make that much money to pay a mechanic.

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There is some basics I call it you need to learn about like testing & using with a voltmeters and specialized tools, Get a foundation to build upon. I went to school but I also still learn everyday why you say because as time marches forward so does the Technology, it advances and the tools used to do so, So learning never stops. I would say sure you can learn alot by youtube and sites like this but I do think since your willing to learn, do some of it all, find a local tech school and/or high school classes too, no reason to limit yourself, you never know you may want to continue in this field, a certification or diploma can and will help you with whatever you decide to do your own or others mechanic work.

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Contact your local vocational school. Most have evening adult classes that are reasonably priced. The diploma from such a place will get you in the door. Be interested in learning about older stuff too. Pre-computer vehicles. You don't want to devote all of your time on this area. Just the basics. The more you know, the more valuable you are to a perspective employer!! HTH. -Jim

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