Lows & Highs: Car Repair

Low: I tried to fix a car and my attempted repair did not work… On the bright side, I am confident I did not make it worse! One of our college student friends could not get her car to start on Thursday, so I tried to help by asking the same diagnostic questions my dad has asked me when my car wouldn’t start. I checked her answers with my dad and then met her at the college with my tools. The battery cables and terminals were corroded and I was able to clean off one but the other would not loosen. The car still would not start when we tried to jump-start it, so it had to wait for someone more experienced than me.

High: Brian had a math educators’ conference on Saturday so I had a girls’ day with the same friend. We highlighted each other’s hair, watched a movies, and had a fun time chatting.

Lows & Highs is a Stories from the Stairs weekly feature. Feel free to join in by posting your lows and highs in the comments or by posting a link to your lows and highs blog post.


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3 responses to “Lows & Highs: Car Repair

  1. Sounds great!

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  2. Glad you had good time after that trouble.Over time,car batteries become corroded causing them to malfunction.We can also use household items to clean automotive batteries, though professional corrosion-removing spray are also available at local auto parts store.My husband use baking soda and water solution, a wire brush, a toothbrush and some petroleum jelly to clean the corroded battery and it works great.

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