Anyone that owns a car knows that they are always recommended to get the car serviced at regular intervals but not everybody realizes the importance of those services. Perhaps the most important thing about getting your car serviced is that the services will usually be cheaper than nay repairs you may have to make and regular servicing can help prevent those repairs. Another point about a service, once it is done by a professional like those at http://eliteautorepairtempe.com is that all the safety features are working and so you can be assured that your family are driving in as much safety as is possible. Then of course there is the fact that having a car serviced at regular intervals will help it to keep its price tag up whenever you come to sell it. So although series may cost money, in the long term they are a saving in money and secondly, they allow you to have peace of mind, hopefully not breaking down or having any safety issues to worry about. It is often better to take your car to the same mechanic every time for a service as, like a doctor, they will keep records of their patients, in this case your car, and so will be in a better position to notice if anything is different which could later lead to problems. As with anything else, prevention is much better than having to find a cure and prevention usually cheaper than a cure too. This means that once you have bought a car, you should at that point decide which mechanic you will use to service it and then take it to that same one every time a service is due or perhaps every time your mechanic recommends it. The mechanic mentioned above is in Arizona but there will be professional mechanics anywhere in the country and by taking your car to a known responsible mechanic shop will ensure that the correct parts are used and that the correct procedures are carried out, in accordance with the manufacturers recommendations. Although many people use a street side mechanic because they are cheaper, in the long term they may be more expensive because they often use the wrong parts which do not last as long or they take short cuts in the procedures which can result in many other problems later. The professional you choose though does not necessarily have to be one of the ones recommended by the dealer that sold you the car as, although they certainly will be professional, they can also be far more expensive. Always keep a record of when you have your car serviced and what actions, if any were taken as by doing this, you will have a complete record for any potential buyer when it comes the time for you to sell and that may just persuade them to pay a little extra, perhaps even to pay the full price you ask or very close to it at least.