Carlos

21 years of experience
San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, CA

I have been an automotive technician since 1996. Over my career I've worked on all types of Asian, Domestic, and European vehicles. My years of experience enable me to diagnose and repair any automotive issues my customers may have.

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Pontiac G6
on February 21

Carlos is a excellent and goes up and beyond his work. My car literally could not more beacuse of the wheel studs were stripped and broken. I was out of a car for a month and was ready to say forget it. He assured me that my car wasn't in a worse shape then the shops made it out to be. All the extra things I need that the shops said I just had to have before touching my car. He came and fixed my car up like it was no big deal and saved me a ton on money. I guess he can relate that everyone works hard and dont crap out money for something so minor that the other places cost an arm and leg for. I will recommend his work to anyone I come across. I will be booking all my appointments with him for now on. Thanks. Carlos for saving my sanity and car 馃榾馃憫


on February 04

Knowledgeable, down to earth, honest and a nice person. Carlos helped me with a pre purchase inspection that allowed me to buy my car with confidence.


on February 02

Carlos is so amazing! He is very efficient yet thorough, and will tell you flat out whether or not he thinks it is a good deal. He gave me advice on smaller maintenance strategies, shared his knowledge of dos and donts, and helped me figure out some specific features. I also got to sit with him in the car while he drove it around, which I really liked. He explained what he noticed and felt, and why he was doing certain things. Having Carlos check it out made me feel much more confident in my purchase, and I felt a lot less nervous taking the leap. I plan on calling him back up down the line for anything I need. In the end, I was able to drive (not walk) away in an amazing 2003 Mercedes Benz SLK320. I really appreciate his help and advice.


on January 25

CARLOS IS THE BEST CAR DOCTOR I HAVE EVER MET. ORGANIZED DETAILED VERY IMPRESSIVE TECHNIQUES. CLEAN SAFE.. THE MECHANIC PROFESSION SHOULD CREATE MORE LIKE HIM. VERY RARE QUALITY DEALING WITH THE PUBLIC. COOL CALM COLLECTIVE GUY. RESPECT ADMIRATION. MY FRIENDS/RELATIVES WILL ALSO BE IMPRESSED. STEVE FROM CONCORD


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Toyota Camry
on January 20

Carlos was very diligent and worked on my car until he fixed it . He was very professional and put me at ease with his knowledge and acumen. I would recommend Carlos as he maintains high standards to make sure his work is completed and customer fully satisfied.


on February 13

Had my car serviced today; an alternator replacement, in which I supplied the part. I would've given him 5 stars, but as soon as I opened the hood, he upsold me for a whole extra hour of labor. Still, it was cheaper and more convenient than having it towed and worked on in a shop.


on January 02

As a first time car buyer and car novice, purchasing a car can be a very overwhelming process. Having Carlos as my mechanic for the PPI was exactly what I needed as he was not only thorough in his inspection, but explained the importance of each of the different attributes of the car he was inspecting. Also, by providing an objective assessment of the cost of repairs that would need to be done, I was able to negotiate a lower cost on the vehicle by justifying the request. Thanks Carlos!


on December 28

Carlos is one of the best mechanics that I have dealt with for some time . He reminds me of my late uncle who was certified as a Top Flight Automotive Mechanic . Carlos's diagnostic ability is exceptional .


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Nissan Maxima
on January 01

Carlos is very personable. He seemed to solve a problem with my car that others werte unable to. Thankyou very much My Mechanic .thanks Carlos.


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Lexus LS430
on December 24

Carlos is very competent and flexible He also has a rare quality in that if he makes a mistake which is rare he will admit it and fix the problem There are few mechanics that will do that So you can trust him


on January 21

He was a professional. I bet he doesn't even need to see a car for inspection. Just the engine noise is enough for him馃槀馃憤


on October 28

Carlos was on time, friendly, experienced and knowledgeable. I would recommend him and look forward to using his services in the future on my other cars. Thank you Carlos.


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Honda Civic
on September 23

Wonderful experience. Carlos was great. He was professional, experienced mechanic and took his time to make sure the job was done right. Thanks Carlos


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Honda CR-V
on September 26

Carlos did a great job changing out my fuel filter even though the bolts were badly stripped. He went above and beyond to help me diagnose some other starting issues that I am having with my vehicle.


on October 08

Great experience. This was a tough repair as Carlos had to replace a passenger side window motor and regulator and basically disassemble the door to get it done. Perfect job, window glides up and down smoothly and it looks like the door panel was never off -- fits tight, no looseness, just like it came out of the factory. A+++++


on November 20

Carlos is great mechanic. He was right on time, and explained very carefully the reason that my check engine light was coming on intermittently. He is very easy to talk to, and very nice. I would highly recommend him.


on November 16

Carlos has been very accommodating - was here with less than 24 hours notice when both cars broke down at the same time. Stayed until both complex problems were diagnosed and will repair once parts available, much faster than taking - probably towing - would have been if we had to take the cars in for repair. Will update when repairs complete -confident this will be soon.


on November 15

Carlos did great and thorough job not only fixing an issue, but also communicating with both parties: customer and company; getting extra mile requesting needed additional parts, rescheduling an appointment, etc. Hope to have my cars next service with him. He will be highly recommended.


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Toyota Corolla
on October 30

I booked an appointment with YourMechanic to have the rear brakes on my 2003 Toyota changed and they sent Carlos. Not only did I get a competitive rate but Carlos, the mechanic who did the job, was great. He took the time to explain what needed to be done, was thorough in his work and after the new brake pads were installed, we drove the car around the block to make sure the brakes were working as they should. He also did the requisite exam of the car, e.g. checking the fluid levels, and did it with thoroughness and explained his findings. For someone who doesn't know a lot about cars, I appreciated his willingness to take the time to explain things and to answer my questions. Great job, Carlos!


on October 29

I am usually skeptical about mechanics since their job is to sell their expertise, but Carlos showed up with a vibe that he was ready to get the job done. With excellent troubleshooting skills and professional grade tools, he was able to find the problems to my car quickly and explained every step of the way. I could not be happier with service.


on October 08

Carlos is amazing! I booked him online for a pre-purchase inspection of a used car. He contacted me beforehand, and very punctuate. I was not on the spot and he checked every detail of the car and produced the report for me. He also gave me his estimation of the car's value. I bought the car thanks to his report. The whole process is very smooth. I will surely come to Carlos again if need a mechanic again I highly recommend Carlos to everyone in the area.


on October 08

Carlos has the experience and temperament that you hope for when you book a mechanic. He's very professional, knowledgeable, and is quick to figure out the difficulties in a job and complete it flawlessly. We have used him a couple of times and he's come through on some tough repairs and will stay as long as it takes to get the job done. Couldn't be happier.


on October 18

I was initially a little worried about doing a pre-purchase inspection at the dealer's site. However, Carlos allayed all my fears -- he was punctual, thorough and communicative. He went above and beyond and answered all my questions well after the service appointment. The pictures he provided were thorough, and he found a lot of damage that wasn't by the dealership.


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Chevrolet Chevelle
on November 23

Carlos got my old 66 Chevy running again. He identified the problem right away and was professional, courteous and efficient. I will call for him anytime I have a problem . Thank you Carlos!


on October 02

Very hard working and friendly man. Thoroughly explained the process of draining brake fluid to me before doing anything. Would definitely recommend.


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Toyota Pickup
on January 07

Carlos was great. He figured out the problem and showed me what it was. He's friendly and honest. Much appreciated.


on October 06

Carlos is first class all the way, goes beyond expectations to make sure everything is working correctly, tested, and that we were happy.


on October 22

This guy knew his stuff. Very knowledgeable. On point, on time, and very friendly. I would definitely recommend his service and expertise


on February 06

Just needed an oil change and Carlos got me taken care of in no time, highly recommend!


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Toyota Camry
on October 04

Carlos was helpful in explaining the repair before and after the job. We had a good time chatting during the service. I love how personable he was as many mechanics I have used over the years have not been very warm and educational. Thank you!


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How people describe Carlos

Friendly

(47)

Professional

(44)

Competent

(43)

Courteous

(41)

Goes above and beyond

(39)

Expert

(37)

Knowledgeable

(46)

Timely

(39)

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Spoken languages
English and Espa帽ol

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