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 November 17

He was very informative about diagnosing my car. He provided me with valuable information about my car and gave me plenty of options about his services.



Honda CR-V
on November 08

Duane was about 30 min early, which worked for me. He was clean, pleasant, asked the right questions & fid a battery check to make sure my problem really was the alternator. Done in 1 hr. Great!



Audi Allroad Quattro
on November 09

Duane is the man. He goes above and beyond to help out and make you feel comfortable. He is much more thorough than some of the indie shops I have been to. He takes the time do things like use using gauges to measure play in bushings as compared to indie shops that try to feel it by hand.

on October 26

Came on time (even a little early - good). Knew what he was doing & came prepared. The job was done in very reasonable time, about what was estimated. I would hire him again.

on October 21

Excellent mechanic. Duane is extremely knowledgeable and very efficient with his work. He is the best mechanic I've encountered in 25 years. Would recommend for anyone to have him service your vehicle.

on October 18

I have used Duane on numerous appointments and on several different vehicles that I own. He always shows up early, does a thorough job and explains any issues so I can understand. He is the only mechanic that I will use now as I trust that he gives me a true picture of my vehicle and what is needed. No up selling like most shops and dealerships. Great guy!



Chrysler 300
on October 15

Duane is a perfectionist. He is so knowledgeable and very efficient. I recommend Duane he explained everything to me that was wrong and what he was going to do. My car runs so smooth and quiet. If you need an excellent mechanic Duane is the man. Thank you for everything

on October 06

Honestly he is one of the rarely found trustworthy mechanics. He really knows everything not just change parts and simple mechanic jobs and he even fixed my broken remote controller for free. I mean if you want a mechanic who just doesn't care about taking your money, it is Duane :) Thanks for being a good person.


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Mini Cooper
on October 06

Duane diagnosed a difficult hidden problem with my car. His service was great and the price was very reasonable. He worked around my schedule so I was able to get my car fixed and make my commitments to other people. Very courteous.

on September 30

After attempting to change my own engine mounts, which I was unsuccessful to do, I searched online for a professional mechanic to complete my mess. Duane was assigned as my mechanic. He showed up to my house, I gave him some info about my vehicle, and he immediately began working on it. His knowledge overall was excellent and he got the job done. I am satisfied with the work he did on my vehicle.

on September 29

Second appt with Duane for the front shocks and coils on my Grand Cherokee. He arrived earlier than schedueled. Only took him 90 minutes to install parts. Vehicle is perfect and handling better than before. He is always friendly and will answer any questions you have.

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.



Dodge Durango
on October 22

Camr early got the job done... car running great. Will definitely recommend Duane and i will look for him for any future repairs!

on October 18

Duane did a great job repairing my AC. He was on time and fixed the unit quickly. He did a great job at educating me on the issues.

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 October 02

Outstanding mechanic who used every trick he knew to solve my problem, but my check engine light is still on and drivability is still not good. Further work is needed and I will book an appointment with Duane, when I have the money .

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 March 18

Our second appointment with Duane; oh how I wish I had known about him and YourMechanic sooner. The hassle of taking my car somewhere was such a pain and, frankly, he's proven to be an extremely experienced and skilled mechanic. Now we're getting ready to have him come out again! Thank you!


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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.



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 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.

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 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 March 24

Showed up to replace ABS sensor which another technician said was my problem but after inspection showed me the other technician was wrong and my axle was actually cracked and needed to be replaced and he went out of his way to drive to escondido from san diego to get the part I needed and replaced it quick and easy and now theres no more ABS light on my dash all within an hour. Very professional and explains exactly and shows exactly whats going on.

on March 26

Dune was awesome. Realize on the first trip that what I thought was wrong was not what was wrong and came back as soon as he had the part. It had to be special ordered so he set the appointment for 2:15 two days later but he got the part by 11:30 and came then instead, I think he was done in 45 minutes. So awesome.

on March 21

Duane was right on time, fixed my vehicle in no time flat and I'm ready to go take my smog test. I really appreciate that he knows his parts so well he requested a specific manufacturer that works better in my particular make of vehicle. Great job Duane!

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