Car Problem Related Spanish Phrases With Online Audio
Audio Sound For Spanish Car Problems Phrases
There's nothing fun about having car problems. We depend on our vehicles so much these days, that it is usually a grand inconvenience when they have to go into the shop. And you never know when the bad luck with the car is going to hit.
Imagine you're renting a car on vacation or business in a Spanish speaking country, the car goes on the fritz, and before you know it, you're called upon to explain the situation about what is wrong with your rental car on the phone in Spanish.
This list of Spanish sentences and phrases (with sound) deals with topics that come up when talking about car problems. You could use phrases like these if you're ever in the situation where your car breaks down, possibly in a Spanish speaking country, and you need to speak with someone in Spanish, to talk about how to get your car fixed. You could also use these phrases if you are in the business of car repair and you have a lot of Spanish speaking customers.
Just what types of car problem items will you be able to say? Well, you'll learn to talk about common tire problems such as not enough air or having a flat tire. Maybe one of the tires has been damaged by a nail or some other type of steel piece. Ask about having someone repair your damaged tire. Sometimes the gas gauge on the rental car is wrong, and it shows you having more gas than is actually in the gas tank. You run out of gas in a country where Spanish is spoken, and you need to know how to ask for directions to the nearest gas station in Spanish.
How to explain to the mechanic that the car will not turn over. Give details that the battery appears to be dead. Sometimes in all the excitement of vacation, or some other situation, the car keys get locked in the car. This happens to the best of us, and there's a phrase on this page you can use to explain it to the locksmith or handyman who you call for help. In Mexico many car repairs are done by mechanics on the side of the street where the car broke down. But if you need to ask for a tow truck to come and bring your car to the shop, there's a phrase on this page for that too.
- Necesito mas aire en las llantas.
- I need more air in the tires.
- Hay un clavo en una de las llantas.
- There is a nail in one of the tires.
- ¿Hay alguien aquí que puede arreglar una llanta ponchada?
- Can someone here fix a flat tire?
- El carro tiene una llanta ponchada.
- The car has a flat tire.
- El carro se le acabo la gasolina.
- The car ran out of gas.
- ¿Que tan lejos es la gasolinera?
- How far is the gas station?
- No quiere prender el carro.
- The car won't start.
- El tanque no tiene gasolina.
- There's no gas in the tank.
- La batería esta muerta.
- The battery is dead.
- Mis llaves están loqueadas adentro del carro.
- My keys are locked in the car.
- ¿Que tan lejos es el garaje (taller)?
- How far to the service station?
- Necesito una grúa.
- I need a tow truck.
The shop entrance to a major name car repair chain.