Sometimes deciding whether to fix your car or just ditch it sounds like a pain to car owners. Sitting on the fence is never easy, especially if the decision may cost you a bunch.
However, there are some car problems that you are actually advised to just let them be rather than spending your time and effort fixing them. Today, Philkotse.com will reveal 5 car problems which are not worth repairing.
1. Seriously damaged frames
Seriously damaged frames often result from serious accidents including the collision with another car. After fixing the frame, you can expect it regains its charm but the truth is some car parts which were affected by the accident are now weakened and susceptible to even very small impacts, which costs you later repairs.
Seriously damaged frames often result from serious accidents including the collision with another car
2. Transmission locks
Transmission locks failure is among the most feared road incidents to drivers because it not only leaves you stranded in the middle of nowhere but also costs you a lot to have it fixed. Also, its replacement requires hard labor which is enough to make you frown upon.
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3. Rod knocks (connecting rods)
They are the engine’s portion that connects the crankshaft with the piston. In case, there a low pitched knocking sound which becomes louder and louder as you speed up, you know the rod knocks have been damaged. Handling damaged rod knocks is painful and expensive (to remove it or disassemble the engine completely).
Video: ROD KNOCK!!! What it looks like inside the engine
4. Rust and surface corrosion
Rust and surface corrosion are arduous to remove. Even when you have successfully let go of them, they can still make a comeback sometime.
Aside from it, there are parts which cause you hassles to repair. The bill also adds up with wide areas needed fixing such as frame rails or rear quarter panels, etc.
Even when you have successfully let go of them, they can still make a comeback sometime
5. Power control module defects
The Power Control Module accommodates the transmission control unit and the engine control unit. A damage to the Power Control Module will lead to possible damages to other parts such as the emission control, charging system, or communication systems, etc. That a problem leads to another will give you real headaches.