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5 Car Mechanic Search Hacks: A Cheat Sheet For Finding the Best Mechanic


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Not all car mechanics are honest. Right? Some will try to up-sell you. Or charge unnecessary services. Know that it is better to be safe than sorry.

There are so many honest and reliable car mechanics out there. You just have to make the best selection and decision while doing your hunt. Remember these 5 simple hacks and you will meet the one.

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5 Car Mechanic Search Hacks: A Cheat Sheet For Finding the Best Mechanic

  1. 1. 5 Car Mechanic Search Hacks: A Cheat Sheet for Hiring the Best Mechanic How Do I Choose the Right Auto Mechanic Near Me? Presentation by: JUSTLINK.COM.AU
  2. 2. 1. Ask for referrals • A great car mechanic/auto repair shop is busy and have no time marketing his business. Their loyal customers create a big buzz about their business. • Your co-workers, friends and families have cars. Let them know of your issues and ask for referrals. • When it comes to auto mechanic services, you can rely on experience and word of mouth.
  3. 3. 2. Use Google/Check online reviews • Yelp, Google Plus and YellowPages are popular reviews sites that you can check customer comments from. • Pay attention to the overall rating of the shop. • Check for patterns on the reviews. Individual customers have countless of reasons for becoming dissatisfied and it’s beyond mechanics control. • Remember, a review can be biased. But sure unbiased reviewers will share their experience too.
  4. 4. 3. Get Written Estimates • Getting estimates is very important when your vehicle needs a major repair. • You are assured that they don’t add unnecessary repairs. • Research about repair and maintenance costings • Get second opinion and get written estimates. • Never share diagnosis of the previous mechanics you visited
  5. 5. 4.Check Mechanic Credentials/Qualifications • Ask if your mechanic has a Motor Vehicle Repairer’s License. • Do not entrust your car to auto shops without a license. It may result to further damage.
  6. 6. 5. Let the Mechanic Explain What Should be Done • Before taking your car to the shop, make sure you understand the problem and has slight idea of how it can get fixed. • There are mechanics who get lazy explaining the details thinking you don’t have the slightest idea of the damage. • A good car mechanic knows his way around explaining details or steps of the repair.
  7. 7. Don’t get fooled by your new mechanic! Advice from: