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Meet the Team: Xue Han
Xue Xue is the Principal Data Scientist at YourMechanic. As a kid, she wanted to become a fashion designer, and she loves the 60's and 70's music. Find out more about Xue’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more...
Meet the Team: Maoz Friedman
Maoz Maoz is a Sr. Product Manager at YourMechanic. He is passionate about being creative and loves to work on DIY projects. Find out more about Maoz’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do at...
How Does YourMechanic Source Parts?
Car Car repair is precise work because each part has an impact on both the overall functionality of the car as well as other individual components. Have you ever wondered where your specific mechanic gets the parts to make repairs...
Meet the Team: Buddy Crowley
Buddy Buddy is the Head of North American Parts & Service at YourMechanic. He is motivated to set an example for his children that anything is possible in life. Find out more about Buddy’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell...
Meet the Team: Brett Klynn
Brett Brett is the Head of Sales and Business Development at YourMechanic. He is most proud of the success as a professional musician. Find out more about Brett’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do...
Why Mobile Mechanics Are Better Than Brick & Mortar Shops
One One of the questions someone asks when first hearing about YourMechanic is “how can mobile mechanic services compare with traditional shops?” People are skeptical of the services that can we do, how much it’ll cost, and how it can...
Meet the Team: Vaughn Edusada
Vaughn Vaughn is the Regional Lead for West at YourMechanic. His favorite place is Disneyland, and he loves to shop. Find out more about Vaughn's role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do at YourMechanic? I...
How to Adjust an Alternator Bracket
Alternator bracket replacement typically means an entire alternator belt replacement in modern cars.
Top 3 Reasons Brake Dust Shields are Necessary
Brake dust shields reduce the buildup of road grime, extend brake system life, and prevent premature failure.
15 Ways to Avoid Road Rage
Prevent road rage from happening to you and avoid road ragers while driving by following these tips.
What is Brake Fade?
Brake fade is the temporary loss or reduction of full brake power. Learn how to reduce the chances of it happening to you.
Top 4 Reasons a Tachometer is Important to a Car's Performance
Typically only seen in manual transmission cars, a tachometer is important for data collection, shifting gears, fuel economy, and engine lifespan.
Is a Transmission Flush Necessary for My Vehicle?
A transmission flush is necessary for an automatic transmission’s longevity. It also improves fuel economy and helps validate warranties.
5 Benefits of Waxing Your Car
Waxing your car regularly not only keeps it shiny — it also protects the exterior from damages and saves you money.
The Mechanic Hiring Process
YourMechanic YourMechanic has redefined how car owners service their vehicles by delivering top-notch repair service at their home or office. One of the most important parts of this redefinition is making sure that we work with the best mechanics who...
Meet the Team: Alex Liu
Alex Alex is an Accounting Associate at YourMechanic. His favorite place is Italy, and he is most passionate about baseball and movies. Find out more about Alex's role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do at...
5 Cases Where You Should Call a Tow Truck
In situations where a mechanic cannot get to you, or cannot drive your car to a shop, calling a tow truck is the best option.
Meet the Team: Garrison Ramoso
Garrison Garrison is the Sr. Director of Business Development at YourMechanic. He is most proud of opening a gym with his wife, and his favorite place is Moorea, French Polynesia. Find out more about Garrison’s role at YourMechanic: Can you...
Best of 2018: Customer Reviews
2018 2018 is almost over, and we want to acknowledge our most-satisfied customers. As we look to improve and expand our business in the new year, we want to thank our internal team, mechanics, and the continual support of our...
Best of 2018: Our Top 10 Most Popular Articles
Our Our advice articles are designed to inform our consumers about their cars; how they work, are repaired, pricing, signs of malfunction, and more. Our most popular articles of the past year dive into these categories with detail and a...
Meet the Team: Jon Landis
Jon Jon is a Sr. UI/UX Designer at YourMechanic. He likes to listen to Indie Rock, and his favorite place is Saint Lucia. Find out more about Jon’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do...
Meet the Team: Jeff Bosco Biafore
Jeff Jeff is a Parts Advisor at YourMechanic. He loves to restore vintage bicycles and scooters. Find out more about Jeff’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do at YourMechanic? I'm a Parts Advisor here...
Meet the Team: Abigail Blake
Abigail Abigail is the Content Marketing and SEO Outreach Specialist at YourMechanic. She is an avid trail runner who completed a marathon and even a 50k (31 miles) race. Find out more about Abigail’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell...
Meet the Team: Norman McAnulty
Norman Norman is a Parts Advisor at YourMechanic. He is passionate about dragons and wanted to work with killer whales as a child. Find out more about Norman’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what you do...
Meet the Team: Ken Eng
Ken Ken is a Service Advisor Associate at YourMechanic. His favorite place is Taiwan, and he has a secret talent that no one knows about. Find out more about Ken’s role at YourMechanic: Can you tell us more about what...