Alex

11 years of experience
Austin, TX

I've been a professional automotive technician since 2006, but worked on cars as a hobby for many years before that. My knowledge and professionalism helped me earn the titles of shop foreman and lead mechanic at several independent shops. I'm experienced with all kinds of cars but specialize in Domestic vehicles. Whether it's for a daily driver or high-performance race car, I'm ready to demonstrate my diagnostic and repair skills to my customers.

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on February 20

Alex showed up promptly on time, and even though I was quoted for a three hour job, he completed my brakes and engine belt in barely an hour. Answered all of my questions and was great all around!


on January 30

Alex is a first rate mechanic and an honest businessman. He accurately diagnosed the problem with my Tahoe and suggested a solution what was fair and reasonable. He did not try to "over sell" me. My problem has been solved and I have complete confidence in the work Alex performed. We was polite, efficient and on time. I highly recommend him.


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Pontiac G6
on January 20

Alex was early and helpful, assisted with diagnostics and was able to troubleshoot the issue quickly. I thought it was the starter, he found out it was just the battery and was able to complete the repairs quickly and professionally. He was also able to point out some future issues I might have, most I knew about considering the age of my car.


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Chevrolet Malibu
on January 17

Alex was professional and took care of my problem. I will definitely ask for him again. I've had really bad experiences with other mechanics and I'm relieved to know there's someone I can call on. Cindi Suarez


on January 18

Alex was prompt courteous, fixed the problem quickly and provided advice on some other issues he could see may come up in the future without trying to upsell me.


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Chevrolet Tahoe
on January 17

Alex made all of the necessary repairs and made the effort (without asking) to explain in detail the problems. He is very honest and made sure all of his work was complete. He did a great job and I will continue to work with Alex in the future.


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Toyota Camry
on January 14

Alex was friendly and did the work in my car very fast even though was getting dark outside. I'm very pleased with his work. And happy my car is running again.


on January 10

Alex was extremely friendly, trusting and competent. It only took 10 mins for him to diagnose and resolve my overheating issue. Great experience! I'll be contacting him again in the future for maintenance on my other vehicles.


on December 30

I called in the morning (9ish) for someone that day. Alex came out and did a thorough inspection, spoke to sales and service personnel, and inquired if I had any questions. I was very pleased. Good service and thorough report.


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Ford F-150
on December 14

Ever since my dad died in 2007 (he was an ASE master mechanic), I have been skeptical of who works on my vehicles. Well, I decided to give yourmechanic a try and couldn't be happier. They sent Alex Whitelaw to change my differential fluid and put on a new differential gasket and cover. Within the first 10 minutes of talking to him I could tell he was very knowledgeable as a mechanic and I watched how he took pride in what he was doing as well as he took the time to explain everything and why. I was so happy with my experience I booked an appt to have my spark plugs replaced in my 2004 F150 a month later. Just google it, it's not an easy task as they have a tendency of breaking. Alex came out on Monday and soaked the plugs with solution and came out the next day and was able to get all out but 1 from breaking off. Once the one that had broken off was completely out (done on the sameday he was here), you could see the rust and build up on it, so that explains why. Again, Google it...Well, my truck is running like a top and I couldn't be happier. I'm glad I found a mechanic that I trust and plan on having him continue to do any future maintenance to mine as well as my wife’s car. Do yourself a favor and try yourmechanic and be sure to ask for Alex Whitelaw. He brings his knowledge and skills to you, in which you can't beat!


on December 09

Professional and friendly. Performed work quickly and after the inspection, made great recommendations for other possible future repairs and maintenance.


on December 01

Great job by Alex and easy experience. Very convenient. He was quick, in time and communicated with.me about my car. Much better than the repair shop.


on November 29

This guy is the real deal. He knows his trade and will be honest and straight with you regarding your vehicle. Changed my oil fast, did a solid inspection on it and let me know some things to keep an eye on. I would definitely recommend him to anyone I know, and relay the message that he is an honest and affordable mechanic. Keep turning that honest wrench Grease Monkey!!


on December 29

Alex was extremely knowledgeable and properly diagnosed issue before he even arrived for my appointment. Polite and professional!


on December 29

Very personable. Clearly explained the problem, the steps to fix it and how to set up appointment. Will definitely book again.


on February 14

Excellent service - Courteous, professional, and did a great job! Will definitely hire again!


on October 08

Alex was very professional. He arrived at the apartment complex on time and was quick in installing my replacement exhaust manifold. He also took the time to inspect my car and point out some maintenance suggestions, i.e. brake fluid and engine oil. Of course, there was no upselling or pressure to pay for more than what was requested. I will definitely do business with Alex again!


on October 08

Alex gave me a courtesy call since he had finished early, he texted, then called. Alex knows his job and showed me the problem too. Alex is AWESOME and YES I will use his services again next month. The company itself is a 10+ in my book . Thanks


on October 29

Alex is a very nice and polite young man. He had a cancellation today so he called me to see if he could come over earlier. He told me what time he would get here and was right on time. He was neat and finished in record time. Thank you!


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Dodge Ram 1500
on October 29

This guy was Awsome!! Very thorough and fast. Great mechanical knowledge and skill. Friendly and courteous. Any other needs we will contact Alex through Your Mechanic. The job was very well done and the truck runs fine.


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Chevrolet C10 Pickup
on October 03

Alex was extremely professional, easy to work with and took a relatively complex job, broke it down step by step so I knew what he was doing and was precisely correct with his time. Will 100% use Alex again.


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Infiniti G37
on October 09

New rear brake pads installed - Alex as early (after calling to confirm it was okay) and quickly installed the pads with no fuss. He reported on what else he'd seen and actually cleaned some gunk off of one of my tires. I've run now about 30 miles on the new pads and all is well. Just what I needed - fast and efficient, no fuss and not having to drive to/from a shop and waiting. Great stuff.


on October 14

Alex came on time and did a awesome job and really knows what he was doing on my truck. I would definitely call him again in the future.


on October 01

Alex was excellent ! Thoroughly Professional . Changed the serpentine belt and apprised me of the overall health of the car.


on November 06

Alex is awesome and knowledgeable! He met all my expectations and then some! I will be using him again on my next repair.


on November 06

Excellent service, knowledgeable. I had issues in my rear window regulator. Fixed it with ease. Recommended for others.


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Ford Mustang
on September 30

Excellent ! Was There sooner with a choice of two batteries , changed it in 10min and advised on other points !


on October 24

Alex was great. He worked on my wife's car. I showed up as he was finishing, but very friendly and helpful.


on January 22

Friendly and professional! Would for sure recommend this mechanic.


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Hyundai Accent
on January 20

Friendly guy, easy to work with. Did the job well and quickly


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How people describe Alex

Friendly

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Professional

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Competent

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Courteous

(36)

Goes above and beyond

(29)

Expert

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Knowledgeable

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Timely

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This mechanic is fully background checked and approved.


Spoken languages
English

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