How To Find A Good Car Mechanic

Posted on July 29, 2013

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — We hear it all the time: "Where can I find a good car mechanic?" In the past, word of mouth was probably the best way to find an auto repair shop that would do the job right and charge a fair price. But now, a good mechanic might be only a few mouse clicks or touchscreen taps away.

Crowdsourced review sites have greatly simplified the search. Here are a few tips on how to work these sites to find a good car mechanic in your area. Keep in mind that this isn't an exact science. Sometimes a highly rated shop might disappoint, but at least you can tilt the odds in your favor.

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Dave Thompson

     | about 5 years ago

    I read through all the tips you give, and they are all awesome. ,AT least for me I only want the best mechanics working on my car. These tips are sure to help me with that. Thank you for posting them.

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