Ben

37 years of experience
Houston, TX

I have been an automotive technician since 1980 and am ASE certified. I'm also an automotive instructor and have more than 11 years experience working at Chevrolet and Mitsubishi dealerships. Having worked on military aircraft and heavy equipment, I'm comfortable with vehicles of any size or shape! My customers can count on me to provide high quality service in every appointment.

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on May 24

Ben came to my home, opened the hood and within 20 seconds knew exactly what my problem was. He called before he arrived and after the work was complete. HE KNOWS HIS STUFF. I will recommend him every chance I get!


on May 22

This man is a wealth of experience and knowledge in the automotive industry. Ben was able to accommodate me within an hour of rescheduling from another mechanic to come work on my vehicle within the hour. He was very quick and diligent with the task at hand while also providing knowledge. He had no problem and got me back rolling! Thanks Ben for your excellent service! I give him my highest recommendation for any work you need on your vehicle and with using YourMechanic.


on May 09

Ben was kick ass! Highly experienced, direct, quick, and money saving! We went the extra mile (pun intended) and adjusted my serpentine belt to make it stop squealing. Thank you, Ben!


on May 04

This is my second time scheduling an appointment with Ben! He is extremely professional and polite. I'm most impressed by his knowledge of vehicles and it shows through his confidence. I do not imagine myself using anyone but Ben for all of my future car needs.


on May 08

Ben was great. Although he was under quoted for the job at hand he did not complain or try to charge me more money. He got the job done in a reasonable amount of time. Added bonus his knowledge of cars is the only thing better than his collection of cars.


on April 29

Ben did an excellent job. Well mannered, professional, likes what he's doing and knew how to do it with a really good attitude. Ben is one of Americas finest trained personnel. I thank him for his service in the Military. Ben showed he had all the tools and knowledge to perform the job. My car ran perfect when he was done with it.


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Dodge Durango
on April 25

Ben was very prompt and fixed our issue with no problems at all. He was very professional and took the time to explain everything to us. We will be using Ben and yourmechanic for our future automotive needs


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Lexus IS350
on April 20

Ben showed up early ahead of the appointment time. He is extremely knowledgeable in what he does and is very polite. He figured out what was wrong with my car and only charged me what I needed for the car to get it running again. Thanks again Ben. I definitely recommend this service and his work for all of my vehicles in the future.


on April 04

show up early, but is all good. very professional and courteous,explained the problem and took care of it, thank you will use the service again.


on March 25

Mr. Ben was ontime and did a great job getting me back on the road quickly! He answered my questions with no problem! It was a great pleasure to have him servicing my vehicle.


on March 23

Another great visit from Ben! The family loves him. Ben is a "precision and accuracy" guy who knows about all there is to know about automotive expertise...and he is the friendliest car doctor I have ever met. I never find mechanics to be as cool as this guy and when it is considered that you get elite work as part of the bargain, I can't see myself going to any other source for help with my vehicle. I won't get as good a deal as if I had just had my work done with Yourmechanic.


on March 23

Ben is the best. There is no reason to do things the old fashioned way and bring it to a crooked dealer when Yourmechanic and excellent technicians like Ben will take care of you and your cars faster and with better work. I don't have to mention the outrageous costs the dealer expects out of you, so play it safe and just call Yourmechanic.


on April 27

Experience knowledgeable and efficient, definitely a good experience would work with Ben again anytime. Keep up the good work.


on March 16

Ben was fantastic and figured out what was wrong with my car right away. He was knowledgeable and explained to me what he had replaced. I was extremely satisfied and will continue to use Ben as my mechanic for all future car issues!


on April 07

A+++ Service --- Professional --- Prompt --- Great service --- Very knowledgeable. Ben is helping me get over my mechanic anxiety!!


on March 09

Ben was great. He completed a repair that I had attempted, but which quickly got over my head. It was almost beautiful to watch. What took me half a day took him 10 minutes. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend him.


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BMW X5
on March 02

Mr.Smith thank you for fixing my car. I am more knowledgeable about my car. My experience was so professional, enlightening and I trust your expertise. You're the BEST.


on February 28

Ben was fantastic went right to the problem and fixed it I plan on using him in the future instead of a Mechanic shop and I am recommending him to my friends


on February 04

First off, I don't ever write reviews for anything but Ben did such an incredible job that I had to. He came early, and was very polite. He was very professional and clearly knew what he was talking about. Since I have a VW Beetle, its hard to find a mechanic who knows about these cars. He explained everything he was doing in order to find the problem, and it only took him about 15 minutes. Very fast and experienced. I booked my service appointment with him too because I know he will do a great job. Overall great experience with Ben and would definitely recommend him to my friends.


on October 16

I tell u what, this company is for REAL. Ben got to my house, in 1 1/2 hrs got me up and running. It turned out to be an electrical issue, he found the problem and BAM, I'M ON THE ROAD AGAIN !, $70: is all I was charged GOOD JOB, I'm very pleased.


on May 09

I could not be happier with Ben's work. He himself was professional and on time, but most importantly he did the work properly. I have sought automotive repair and maintenance from many sources including multiple dealers and I keep finding crooked and/or incompetent work being done, so it is a relief YourMechanic connected me with Ben. Having him come by and work on my car while I take care of my 4 month old and 3 year old daughters was a very big advantage, but the most important asset he brought was his decades of expertise in mechanical engineering. I cannot emphasize enough how hard it is to find someone who actually knows what they are doing. In the midst of a growing family and the responsibilities that come with it, having an honest go-to guy to take care of a large asset like my car is a huge relief. He helps me take care of my other baby.


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  • Headlight Assembly - Left...

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Mitsubishi Galant
on October 15

Ben was very professional and completed the job promptly with no problems. He was very friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely seek his service next time I need work done on my car.


on October 21

Ben was Great! Arrived on time, was polite and knowledgeable. Very efficient, done in under an hour. I will likely use YourMechanic going forward. I would highly recommend Ben and the YourMechanic service to friends and family. Or anyone.


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  • ac inspection

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Buick LeSabre
on October 23

I finally found a mechanic who not only knows his business, is friendly, is punctual, works cleanly and WHO IS HONEST! A very rare breed in today's world. I trust Ben to fix my car correctly and charging me fairly and honestly. I told all my friends about Ben and Yourmechanic, an awesome company. Please don't change anything, you rock! A friend recommended Yourmechanic and Ben to me, and that was in fact a wonderful gift.


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Honda Civic
on October 30

Ben was very professional and very good at the job he preformed. He help me understand i will need new break pad in the back soon. I could not have asked for a better Mechanic working on my car thank you Your Mechanic and Ben Smith.


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BMW 325i
on November 04

Ben brings professionalism to another level. He is thorough in his inspections, savvy and experienced! Ben also fashions a superb work ethic! The guy is just plain nice too! He even washed my car.


on May 18

I'm new to YourMechanic and wasn't there when Ben first arrived. We also had some issues finding parking since I live downtown. I say this only because Ben took it all in stride and was incredibly patient with me. Once he go started, the scheduled hour appointment only took 45 minutes to complete - Ben was efficient, friendly and helpful throughout. It sounded as though initially he expected that I would need to take my car to a shop for extensive repairs, but he somehow managed to make the more serious repairs himself while I waited at home on the couch. After fearing a big bill, it was a very welcome surprise to have my Fusion back in complete working order so soon. Thanks, Ben!


on November 20

Ben was very professional and knowledgeable. I ask a question he gave me an answer right away. I would definitely recommend Ben @ Your Mechanic to family and friends.


on November 19

Texted and let me know that he was going to be a little late, which was fine. Rotated the tires before I even knew he arrived for the appointment. Gave him the keys and he changed the oil quickly. Fast and efficient. Later on I also noticed that he put a shine on the tires - very nice surprise!


on May 22

Ben has been nothing short of Fantastic. A true professional, knew exactly what needs to be done and was able to complete a fairly complex task in a short period of time. I Highly Recommend Ben to anyone and would trust his judgement with any auto service solution.


Rating summary
5 star
527
4 star
27
3 star
8
2 star
4
1 star
19
How people describe Ben

Friendly

(276)

Professional

(286)

Competent

(245)

Courteous

(243)

Goes above and beyond

(219)

Expert

(227)

Knowledgeable

(256)

Timely

(241)

This mechanic is fully background checked and approved.


Spoken languages
English

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