Waiting until the belt gives out can have disastrous consequences.
If a fuel pump has failed (quit working altogether) or fails to meet minimum pressure and volume specifications for the application, it needs to be replaced with a new pump.
A loose or worn ball joint can be dangerous and should be replaced as soon as possible. Why? Because if a ball joint pulls apart or breaks, it will cause the suspension to collapse.
When presented with a “dead” battery, a customer often blames the battery for the vehicle’s failure to start. The customer comes to you, looking for a new battery, thinking very little about the reasons that the battery is “dead,” only that there must be something “defective” about the battery itself.
The compressor is the heart of the air conditioning system. The compressor pressurizes the refrigerant so that the refrigerant can dump heat as it passes through the condenser.