19 Money Lies Your Mechanic Might Be Telling You

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Car repairs can be stressful — and expensive. And if you end up going to a less-than-trustworthy mechanic, you might end up paying more than you have to.

If you have a tried-and-true mechanic, you should be able to take them at their word. But if you’re trying a new place, read on to see which costly car repairs to watch out for.

Last updated: March 23, 2020

‘Your Brake Fluid Needs To Be Changed’

A less trustworthy mechanic might tell you that you need to flush your brake fluid based on its color or smell, said Laura Gonzalez, marketing manager of AutoNation Volkswagen Spokane.

“Sometimes they might be right, but a lot of the time they are just trying to milk you for extra money for unnecessary work,” Gonzalez said.

Brake fluid typically needs to be changed only every two to three years, added Lauren Fix, The Car Coach.

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WHO says pandemic worsening; Trump RTs tweet saying CDC ‘lies’; Florida logs second largest number of cases

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Florida reported another alarming number of new coronavirus cases Monday as President Donald Trump displayed his frustration with the CDC and the World Health Organization’s director warned that the global pandemic is worsening.

“We need to reach a sustainable situation where we have adequate control of this virus without shutting down our lives entirely,” Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said Monday, adding that “lurching from lockdown to lockdown … has a hugely detrimental impact on societies.”

Total confirmed cases across the nation surpassed 3.3 million – about 1% of all Americans have now tested positive since the outbreak began racing across the nation just a few months ago. More than 135,000 Americans have died.

Florida reported more than 12,000 new cases Monday, one day after its 15,000 new cases smashed the daily record for any state since the pandemic began. Florida’s infection total now stands at 282,435 – more than all but

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