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"Discover the 4 Most Dangerous & Costly Misconceptions Surrounding Auto Repair Shops, And the 7 Revealing Questions You Must Ask Any Repair Shop BEFORE You Book Your Next Appointment!"

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The 4 Most Dangerous & Costly Misconceptions Surrounding Auto Repair Shops

Misconception Number One.

"Your car manufacturer specifies regular maintenance schedules just to get you back into their shop to make more money off you." No. Although manufacturers are making cars that last longer and require less overall maintenance, they do require some preventative maintenance. If maintained properly, you can expect your car to go over 100,000 Km without major service. For instance, most engines have timing belts that must be replaced before they wear out and break and cause even more expensive damage.

Misconception Number Two.

"A shop can give you an accurate price estimate over the phone without seeing your car." No. You can waste your time calling many different shops and get many different price quotes and chances are every one of them will be wrong. Unless the shop has a chance to examine or test drive the car in person, there is no way to accurately diagnose your problem and give you an accurate price quote. Beware of any shop that is willing to give you a quote over the phone without seeing your vehicle. Most likely they will tell you a low price just to get you in the shop then they will probably hit you with a much higher price once you get there.

Misconception Number Three.

"Most repair shops will recommend extra work just to get you to spend more money." The fact is any repair shop that does not look for potential problems is actually doing you a great disservice. Quality repair shops do a multi-point inspection every time you take your vehicle into their shop to uncover those inexpensive repairs that may be needed now and before they turn into major expenses later. Something as simple as discovering and then changing a worn belt may save you the danger and embarrassment of breaking down on a busy highway and an expensive towing charge later on.

Misconception Number Four.

"All repairs shops are the same." No. In fact, there can be a huge difference between repair shops. The new current technology requires constant training to keep up with all the changes. It also requires the shop to have the latest diagnostic equipment available. The repair shop with the best trained certified mechanic and the most up-to-date equipment will usually do the best repair for you.

Here are a few general suggestions that will help you choose a good, reputable repair shop.

First ask around. Has anyone you know had a good or bad experience with a particular repair shop? Next, try to find a shop that has a lot of repeat customers. Customers are more likely to stay with a repair shop that they trust and one that does a good job for them. And finally, make sure they guaranty all their work with at least a 90 day, 6 month or 12 month warranty. The warranty varies depending on the products being installed. Here at Peck Brothers we offer up to 2 years on certain parts _ ask us for more details.

The 7 Revealing Questions You Must Ask Any Repair Shop BEFORE You Book Your Next Appointment! Now here are seven questions that you must ask any auto repair shop before you set up an appointment:

  1. Do they have the most up-to-date training and diagnostic equipment for your particular make of car?
  2. If they give you an estimate over the phone, will they absolutely guaranty the price?
  3. Do they do a full multi-point inspection for free to uncover any other potential problems? FREE Insider Report - How To Choose A Great Repair Facility
  4. Are their technicians ASE Certified?
  5. Will they pick up and deliver your vehicle for you, or offer you a ride to and from work the day your car is being serviced?
  6. Will they provide you with a list of satisfied customers that you can call?
  7. Do they guaranty all their work with a 90 day, 6 months, 12 months and maybe even a 2 year guaranty or warranty?

By following my suggestions and asking the repair shops these questions you will gain all the information you need to make an informed intelligent decision.

Now, if you are just looking for the cheapest repair possible, many companies in the phone book can help you. However, if you are looking for an honest, ethical professional auto repair company to protect your valuable investment than I invite you to call us. I will be happy to answer your questions and provide you with a free written estimate - without any obligation at all.

On behalf of I thank you for your kind attention and hope you found this information useful.


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