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Updated by Lindsey Christiansen on Apr 04, 2013
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4 Qualities of a Great Mechanic

Cars can last years longer if they are given the proper care. Having a mechanic that does not notice things about your car that need to be fixed early on can lead to bigger problems down the line. Finding a good mechanic, like those at Utah Ford Dealers, can be difficult. In order to help you find a mechanic that will keep your car in excellent shape and running for years to come, I have included a list of the top 4 qualities of a good mechanic.

1

Certified

Certified

Many people claim to know cars, but unless you are working with a Utah Ford Dealer, you may want to check on your mechanic’s certification. Mechanic’s that have had proper education will better know how to handle your car and what to look for when your car is in trouble.

2

Diagnostic Skills

Diagnostic Skills

A great mechanic recognizes when there is a problem and then takes it a step further by being able to tell you the source of the problem almost immediately. Correctly identifying what is wrong with your car from the start will save you time and money in the long run.

3

Honesty

Honesty

As with any job, honesty is an essential quality. If you are looking for a great mechanic, consider honesty an essential. If you have an auto mechanic that will quote an honest price every time they work on your car and be truthful about the time he will spend completing the work, you will pay only what you really owe and avoid being swindled.

4

Communication Skills

Communication Skills

Mechanic’s often speak a different language; the language of cars. As a customer, it’s important that your mechanic can explain in layman’s terms what they are going to do to your car. If your mechanic can communicate well with you, you will be able to make the decisions regarding your car. If you don’t understand what your mechanic is talking about, you may just go along with whatever he thinks, instead of choosing between options that he presents for you.

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