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How To Steer Away From Auto Repair Scams

By Travis Gentry

It is common nowadays to find auto repair shops that offer affordable auto repair services for your car. Although there are many cheap services around it is still hard to look for a shop that will service your car’s needs. Let’s take a look at the common rip-offs used by some auto repair shops that you need to learn so you can avoid being a victim of those scams and insufficient services.

Number one thing you should look out for are those people who give you false estimates. Some people do not give customers honest estimates when they inspect the car. There are auto mechanics that give you low estimates and in the end you pay so much more than what was given you as an estimate. It is frustrating that you have to pay a larger amount than what they have given you as an estimate.

Another scam you may find from some mechanics is when they advertise low or free deals on tire rotation or oil changes. What these people do though is that they insist that you try other services that they have since you are already there in their shop. You will encounter some auto mechanics who will tell you that you have to get a part fixed so that it won’t get worse and pay a huge bill for it. But the truth is there is nothing to repair at all.

Then there are those who try to persuade you to change some parts of your car. They will make up explanations that particular parts of your car are broken which need replacements.

The only way to fight these types of scams that auto repair companies use is to only go to companies you can trust. The testimonies of your trusted friends and relatives are great for sources of information regarding reputable auto repair shops. The internet can be a great ally of yours when it comes to searching for the best auto repair shop that you can trust.

So the next time you need to have your car repaired be sure to follow these tips. Be sure that you are aware of these scams so that you will not get ripped off.

So for an auto repair done the right way be sure to see us at our auto repair San Diego. Our services are reliable and trustworthy like our smog check.

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Gentry, Travis "How To Steer Away From Auto Repair Scams." How To Steer Away From Auto Repair Scams. 25 Jul. 2010. 14 Apr 2016 <>.

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Gentry, T (2010, July 25). How To Steer Away From Auto Repair Scams. Retrieved April 14, 2016, from

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