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Finding the Right Auto Repair Shop

When it comes to auto repair, many Sacramento drivers have a difficult time finding a repair shop they can rely on. No matter the size, all auto repair comes with its own level of stress, and things are only made worse when repair shops hit drivers with hidden costs and dishonest service. While not every auto repair shop may be out to get you, there are certainly steps you can take to ensure your vehicle is left in the right hands. Here we will be sharing some simple tips to ensure you’re happy with the auto repair shop you choose for your vehicle. 1. Don’t Wait Until Things Get Serious When your car is in need of a major repair, chances are you don’t have the luxury of shopping around. You need your vehicle to get you to and from work, pick up kids and handle other important responsibilities. That’s why we recommend finding the perfect auto repair shop before your vehicle even needs a repair. Use routine maintenance opportunities like oil changes, tire ... read more

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Finding the Right Auto Technician for Your Ford

When it comes to taking care of your Ford, you don’t want to wait until something has gone wrong to find the right auto technician. Not all auto technicians hold experience working with Ford’s and when you are without a car, you are more likely to make a rush decision in an attempt to get your vehicle back as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, this can result in the repair shop taking even longer to repair your Ford and costing you more money than it should. To prevent this from occurring, it’s best to find a shop you like ahead of time so when a major repair is necessary, you know who to turn to. Talk to Those You Trust Have any friends or family members with Fords? It’s best to speak with them to receive a recommendation on who they trust with Ford repairs. General reviews are great to go off of, but you will want some feedback specific to your car brand. Speaking to someone you trust will also ensure you are receiving a genuine referral and not just someone ... read more

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Tips for Finding a Great Auto Repair Shop

Auto repair can be expensive, so it’s imperative to find a trustworthy and quality option that will give you the most bang for your buck. Sacramento has thousands of auto repair shops, so use the following tips to find the very best one for you, your location and your car. Listen to Others While every business advertises, the most honest reviews come from other consumers. Ask around with friends, family members, coworkers and even acquaintances for auto repair shop recommendations. If an auto repair shop has proven that it can satisfy its customers, they will tell you so! Location and Overhead Auto repair shops generally charge for labor hours, and the prices per hour can rapidly go up in affluent or over-populated areas. Before committing to a specific shop, inquire about how much of your service charge is going to the labor costs and how much is for the repair itself. Larger shops with lots of front of house staff will also have hire prices ... read more

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