When your car breaks down and you need to get it fixed, your first concern should be finding a top-quality mechanic. Nevertheless, the last thing you want is to pay for your repairs twice. That’s because a large part of your bill will be for parts made in China. Instead, opt for an American-built part. Here’s why: According to Consumer Reports, the average cost of car repairs in the U.S. is around $1,100. Eighty percent of that cost is for auto parts, and 60 percent of that will come from foreign-made car parts.