21 years of experience
San Diego, CA

I've been an automotive technician since 1996. Cars are my passion and I've worked on all types of Domestic, Asian, and European vehicles. I enjoy working with new and repeat customers, and make sure their cars are reliable, safe, and ready for the road.





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on September 23

arrived a little early, I LIKED THAT, got to work on my vehicle right away (didn't mess around) knew what he was doing ,,,GREAT JOB DUANE !!! ..would recommend him to anybody that needs a competent mechanic.

on September 23

I just drove!

on September 15

I all my 64 years I have never met or experienced a mechanic of such high standards. Duane ranks highest with me not only as a mechanic but as a solid professional. As a senior quality manager and now COO of a company it was a pleasure to meet, talk and have Duane service my SL500. The car is a 95 and thanks to Duane it's running beautiful. Thank you Duane!

on September 01

Duane is a true professional with a lot of integrity. Another mechanic told me I needed a starter replacement and Duane identified the true issue with my vehicle and saved me over $500 in work I didn't need! I will be requesting Duane exclusively in the future!



Kia Sportage
on August 25

Great mechanic and service. Duane was very prompt, professional and he did a great job on my vehicle. I will definitely be requesting Duane's service in the future should I need it.

on August 24

Very satisfied with his work. Professional and courteous but more importantly Honest! I have been to several mechanics and Duane was the only honest person I encountered. Thank you!!

on August 23

What a outstanding process this has been. Duane was awesome!!! Highly recommend him for any machanical work needed to be done. He text me to let me know he was enroute, arrived early and went right to work. He is excellent and I will definitely use him again for all my mechanical needs. Great Mechanic

on August 31

Friendly, on time , knowledgeable and was able to identify the issue and find the solution. Great experience. Definitely would recommend.

on September 13

Duane showed up early, got the job done and saved me some money. I'll definitely be calling him again! Thank you!



Geo Tracker
on August 31

Duane is a real professional. It's a real relief when you know a pro is taking care of your ride. Thanks, Duane!

on September 11

He was fast at not only getting the repair done quickly but also getting me in on his tight schedule.

on June 30

Busier-than-usual traffic conspired against punctuality: a minor point, and easily forgiven. Service was much faster than I expected, and YourMechanic's convenience remains unsurpassed.

on June 27

Duane is the man,he showed up on time did the job in efficient manner.very professional explained exactly what he did from testing to fixing the problem. Thanks again Donald

on June 28

Duane was a pleasure to work with. He was extremely flexible with his schedule and so accommodating. He was kind, professional and prompt. I look forward to working with Duane in the future.

on October 02

This was our first using Your Mechanic & we are very pleased with process. Duane arrived on time working on our vehicle on a Sunday. All repair work was done to our satisfaction. We would recommend Duane and will use the company's services in the future.

on June 25

Duane showed up on time, he was at my apartment an hour before the scheduled appointment actually. He asked about the problem I explained briefly whats causing the issue gave him the replacment parts that I bought and asked him to apply lubricant to the gaskets which came with the parts. An hour later and he finished the job and checked for any leakage then left. All in all he is a punctual person, has a good work ethic and a professional you can count on.

on June 07

5 stars +. Did an awesome job!!! Came in way below my estimate and even inspected the car for other issues. My dealership wanted to charge me way more. Definitely going to use him again. And he's a really nice guy in top of that.

on May 26

Duane was wonderful!! He arrived early and was quick, but thorough. Because he arrived early, he was able to complete the work needed for my vehicle the same day and I didn't have to wait until the next available appointment, which was 7:00 PM the next night! He was personable and honest. Thank you Duane!! My car is running fantastic!!

on May 27

He clearly explained a problem my car was having and why the quoted services would help fix the issue. He left with me feeling I understood my car a lot better.

on May 25

Duane was early my appointment and began to diagnose my car right away. He was extremely knowledgeable about what was needed to repair my car and helped me make the proper decision. I would recommend him to others and will utilize his services in the future.



Toyota Prius
on May 24

He replaced my battery very quickly, saved me from towing my Prius. Only have one shot to jump start a Prius. I jumped mine didn't realize it had started and pushed start again!! That was it! required a new battery after my error. Car didn't have time to reprogram and therefore thought itself on and would not jump again. Thanks, Eden

on May 10

Duane was excellent. On time and very knowledgeable and informative. The man knows his cars! He did the diagnosis and corrected the issue. I was very pleased with his findings and his knowledge. He was very courteous.


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Nissan Pathfinder
on June 12

He is a proffesional in what he does.he worked on our two cars and there has been no problem. i will call on him any time and i will recommend him to people about his work. thanks Duane.

on April 29

He was so fantastic!!!! He came ON TIME. Didn't try and pressure sell me! He also was super efficient and got my repair done within 45min. This was the best experience I've ever had with a mechanic! He was also super knowledgeable as well. I have a few other things needed on my car and I'm only going through him.



Honda Civic
on April 26

Arrived early and worked on my car. He explained everything in detail. Very professional and courteous and even gave recommendations for future service. The service was very fast and I would highly recommend Duane for all your service needs. Thank you Duane and Your Mechanic.

on April 30

My bmw 335i was overheating. Duane did the diagnosis, ordered the correct parts and handled the labor. Did amazing work and now my car runs like new. Plus he showed up an hour early. Recommending him to everyone I know that ever needs auto work done. YourMechanic saved me over $3K on these repairs so yes I'm a happy customer.

on April 15

very happy with my first experience using your mechanic, Duane did a good job diagnosing the issue with my car, thank you and yes i will use the service for now on

on April 07

This is my fourth appointment with Duane and wish I could give him more than 5 stars! Duane is always on time, answers any questions I might have, and goes above and beyond to make sure everything is done right. Thanks again Duane!

on March 31

Duane is very knowledgeable and was willing to explain to me everything he was doing. Was extremely professional and on time. Its nice to have my monte back up and running. Thank you



Ford Mustang
on March 27

Duane was wonderful, he explained everything and my car is up and running and never ran better. He is a great mechanic and I will definitely ask for him again.

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