Car Care Council names 10 most common vehicle repairs

BETHESDA, Md. - 

The most common vehicle repairs are changing the oil filter, the wiper blades and air filter, according to recent research highlighting the top 10 repairs vehicles undergo most often.

The Car Care Council said Monday that research conducted by IMR examined repairs made by both vehicle drivers and repair service shops.

The top 10 most common vehicle repairs, according to the Car Care Council, include the following:

  1. Oil/oil filter changed
  2. Wiper blades replacement
  3. Replace air filter
  4. Scheduled maintenance
  5. New tires
  6. Battery replacement
  7. Brake work
  8. Antifreeze added
  9. Engine tune-up
  10. Wheels aligned/balanced

"We thank IMR for sharing this important and informative data with the Car Care Council," Car Care Council executive director Rich White said in a news release. "With scheduled maintenance toward the top of the list, these findings are a sign that more motorists understand the importance of routine vehicle maintenance and are taking steps to ensure the safety and dependability of their vehicles."

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