Pros and Cons of Repair Shop Types

A very common question asked of many technicians: Where should I take my car?

The best answer possible would be to go to the best mechanic qualified to service your vehicle, regardless of the repair center type  – hence the reason for the technician directory in the first place. However qualified mechanics work at a variety of locations.

Here is a list of what I believe to be the general pros and cons of each type. It is built upon my work experience and the questions asked of customers. It IS NOT a conclusive and factual study of all repair garages, so no offense to those shops who choose to be different. This is just a generalization that many can relate to. Hopefully it will help you decide what’s best for your needs. Afterwards, I’ll summarize how to read between the lines.

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Finding The Right Auto Repair Center

In my last post, I gave the pros and cons of different automotive repair shop types.  So as promised, I said I’d read between the lines and help you decide what is best.

You need your vehicle serviced – honestly, safely and at the best possible cost. This we all agree upon. What we don’t agree upon is where to go and how to find this. My mission with AutoTechnician.org is to help alleviate this anxiety somewhat by using the Internet as a research portal and feedback system to narrow your search more productively. I also want to offer exposure to those deserving men and women out there who do a great job of keeping our vehicles running smooth while weeding out those who don’t.

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