Repair & Maintenance

As the motorist’s most trusted advocate, AAA knows that obtaining automotive service is a stressful experience for many vehicle owners. To help improve that experience, AAA offers many different resources to address auto repair concerns in a way that is both interesting and educational. Taking advantage of the information in these various pages can empower you to make more informed car care decisions that will better protect you, your passengers, your vehicle, and your wallet.

Car Battery Maintenance

Do-it-yourself preventive maintenance can play an important role in maximizing the life of your battery. It is also important to have an automotive service professional, such as those found at AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities, test your vehicle’s battery, starting and charging systems annually. Early detection of weak components can save you time, money and inconvenience. Read More »

AAA Car Care Maintenance
Car Care Month

Initiated in the 1980s, AAA's Car Care Month helps bring awareness to vehicle owners the importance of proper car maintenance. Read More »

Guidelines and Tips for Dealing with a Flooded or Water Damaged Vehicle

Searching for open gas stations in the areas affected by Hurricane Sandy? Here are a few suggestions from AAA: Read More »

Maintenance Schedules

Is your car at risk due to contaminated brake fluid? 88 percent of repair shops find that drivers fail to properly maintain brake fluid, according to a survey of AAA’s network of Approved Auto Repair facilities. Read More »


Potholes form when moisture collects in small holes and cracks in the road. Read AAA's tips to aid drivers in protecting their vehicles from pothole damage. Read More »

Seasonal Car Maintenance

Don't put car care on hold, waiting for a “ding” from the vehicle’s onboard reminder. AAA's seasonal vehicle maintenance tips will help keep your car in peak condition all year long. Read More »

Selecting an Auto Repair Shop

AAA offers tips on how to select an auto repair facility. Read More »

Tire Safety and Maintenance

AAA offers tips and information to help drivers maintain their tires for safety and fuel-efficiency. Read More »

Engine Warning Lights
Vehicle Warning Lights

Safety on the road is no accident. For example, when a warning light illuminates on a car’s dashboard, it is alerting you to a situation that requires your attention. Read More »