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The Down Side Of Being An Automotive Mechanic

Published on March 12, 2013 under Humble Mechanic
The Down Side Of Being An Automotive Mechanic
I want to talk about something today that we have never really touched on before. That is some of the negatives of being a mechanic. I made a commitment when I started this site. I was not going to use it as a platform to whine about work. I would not just complain about hours,…
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There Is No Such Thing As A Perfect Mechanic

Published on November 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
There Is No Such Thing As A Perfect Mechanic
Happy Tuesday everyone. I hope that your wallets are recovering from the weekend of shopping. I didn't partake in any Black Friday or Cyber Monday sales. It is just not my thing. Today I want to talk a little about being an auto mechanic. This actually goes far beyond just fixing cars. It applies to…
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What Happens When An Auto Mechanic Gets Stuck

Published on October 1, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
What Happens When An Auto Mechanic Gets Stuck
Hey everyone.Today I want to talk about the strange things auto mechanics do to find issues with a car. This video is one of my all time favorite automotive sketches. Thanks to Kids In The Hall for such a funny video! In all reality this type of thing happens a lot. Granted we don't paint…
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Caution When Having Multiple Shops Fix Your Car

Published on August 27, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Caution When Having Multiple Shops Fix Your Car
I have mentioned before about getting an second opinion on car repair needs. I stand behind that advice for sure. There are times where taking your car multiple places is a bad idea regardless of cost. There are also times where saving a couple of dollars is not worth the time and trouble. A customer…
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Doing Right By Your Customers Is Never Wrong

Published on August 23, 2012 under Humble Mechanic
Doing Right By Your Customers Is Never Wrong
This story comes from deep with in the Humble Mechanic customer service files. Okay this is actually something that happened yesterday. ;) From time to time I like to share with you guys a story about doing the right thing. Service departments get a bad rep so when something good happens, I feel like I…
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