PHOENIX - Getting your car stuck in flooded washes could result in expensive damage to your car.
Throughout the Valley several cars got stuck in rising waters Friday as heavy rains pounded the area.
Tyler Grant with Tony's Auto Repair in Phoenix tells ABC15 that the damage to your car may not appear until much later.
"The water gets into the differentials or the transmission," he said. "I've seen repairs around $5,000."
Grant explains that when the water rises to half way up the tire there is a strong likelyhood for some engine damage.
Grant said that you should have the looked at immediately after being stuck in water. He also recommended regular maintenance to catch problems that are not obvious but could create serious problems down the road.
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