James

27 years of experience
Los Angeles, CA

I have over 25 years of experience working as an automotive technician. I have an AA degree in auto tech, and have worked with Ford, Nissan, and Isuzu. I love working directly with my customers so I can better understand their vehicles and what needs to be addressed.

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on June 27

James did a fine job. He knew what he needed to do to fix all problems. He exceeded our expectations.


on June 08

On time and he got down to business. I had scheduled brakes for my truck and he showed me why the rear brakes were fine just not adjusted properly which he did. He save me a few hundred dollars. Neighbors saw his work and scheduled their Jaguar to be done by James. Great find.


on May 18

Fantastic. Showed up early. That never happens. Sorted out my problem quickly. And even gave me a discount on the total charge. Truly a pleasure to have someone provide such a great service. I would highly recommend James. And I will use him again without a doubt. Thanks James - I can't say enough good things about you.


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Toyota Camry
on June 14

Did a good job, was on time and gave me feedback and suggestions on what to look out for and other questions I had about my car.


on May 23

James was great. He arrived on time, did great work, and even stayed back to explain things further for me. Will work with him again!!


on June 21

Very nice and kind, he was helpful in every way! Came early and spent more time to make sure everything was OK.


on June 21

James was really informative and helpful. He explained all my options. I will definitely request him again!


on April 19

James has been my go-to guy for all my car maintenance issues. He shows up early / on-time and offers advice for me when I have questions. I'll keep going to James when I have issues.


on April 19

James was courteous and efficiently completed the door lock repair to my Honda Odyssey as scheduled. I will ask for James by name the next time I require service.


on April 26

Excellence. Polite, punctual, knowledgeable, helpful, and efficient. Could not have asked for better service. James was awesome! Thank you!!


on April 03

I recently had a shady AAA battery installer who installed a new battery with one of the negative connection to the battery not tighten correctly. After a couple of days driving my car will not start and battery is basically drained (so I was told by AAA technician). So, I called AAA the second time, the same technician now tells me that my alternator is bad. He then gave me 2 shops to call and told me that the first one would replace the battery for me (the one that is close by his office.....). He then asked me if I wanted to get it tow right then and there. I told him "no", since my car was parked at my house. Something is just not right in my mind. So I went ahead and bought an alternator and booked James W. with YourMechanic. He came and did an inspection before he starts to disassemble anything. Sure enough, my suspicion was correct there is nothing wrong with my alternator. James W. saved me hundreds by doing the inspections first. He is very professional, polite and very knowledgeable. I would definitely have him perform all my future repairs. If you live in the Orange County California area, you should definitely have him service your car. He is especially knowledgeable with European cars. My is a Range Rover.


on March 31

James was awesome! Was fifteen minutes early and he fixed my hazard signal with ease! Now that I know more about this service I'll be keeping it in mind for anything else that comes up.


on May 23

James is on time, courteous did a great job. He even spend time check on my other car which I will have him to fix


on September 05

I new it was something stupid , James went through all the checks and found the problem , fixed it and gave me advise on other small things that helped me out after his inspection. Seemed very knowledgeable .I will use your mechanic again and will request James . He was early so I could get back on the road.


on September 06

Awesome guy, he explained everything that was going on with the car and advised me on the best possible way to repair the car. Since then I've had James as my primary mechanic, I like to learn so he was the best mechanic for the job!


on July 15

James arrived on time with all the required tools and testing equipment. He tested and checked every possible cause before diagnosing the cause of my problem. I have been to dealerships and never has anyone performed such detailed diagnostic check. James is a consummate professional.


on July 19

I flew out from Texas to Hunington Beach, California to purchase a Land Rover. James met me right on scheduled time to do a PPI. He did a fabulous job, checked thoroughly things I would never known to do. He included me in the test drive using that time to discuss the vehicle, common issues known of the vehicle, maintenance, recommendations. I felt fully informed to make the decision to purchase with all my questions and concerns professionally answered. THANK YOU JAMES!!! GOD BLESS!


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Jeep Grand Cherokee
on December 01

STRESS FREE! This guy is great always on time i think he was sent from the mechanic gods. He comes to my job and BOOM he goes to work highly recommend this guy.thanks buddy!


on November 30

James was very helpful. My son told me his brakes were grinding and pulling so I thought it was the front brakes. James shows up and determines it's the back disc that are worn and grinding he went and got the correct parts and replaced the back brakes.


on November 29

James was great. He checked out my car thoroughly and resolved the issue quickly as well as provided recommendations for upcoming scheduled maintenance. Very reasonable pricing. Will use for all my car repairs.


on December 08

Excellent experience. On time. Professional. Courteous. Honest. I requested brake pad repair (only because dealer said so, and I already procrastinated a year), but James took a look and said it's still good! No need for replacement, but James still did a thorough inspection on the car. Appreciate the time he took to explain things, the audio and visual report as well.


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Volkswagen Golf
on November 28

James came back again for work on my car and I was just as satisfied as my first experience. I regret not trying this service earlier, I'm always going to come to Your Mechanic first when my car needs any work.


on November 18

James conducted a pre-purchase inspection on a BMW 1 series I was considering to buy. The inspection took place at the car dealer location and James arrived just before the requested time. James was very professional all along and conducted a detailed inspection of the car during over 45 minutes which also included a test drive. All the key points of the car were verified thoroughly using appropriate equipment when required. Smaller details were also inspected and tested rigorously prior to recording ion the inspection report. From the discussion we had, it's clear that James is exceptionally knowledgeable and has an extensive experience in auto maintenance. I am extremely satisfied with the service James provided and I would definitely recommend his services to my friends. It was money well spent and I ended up buying the car with confidence. Thank you James!


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Porsche 911
on November 19

James was right on time and very professional. After completing my brake job, he took the time to point out other areas of my car that I may want to address to avoid future major expenses. I was very pleased with the services provided and will be requesting him again. This was my first time using this service and I had a very good experience. I will be using it again.


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Kia Amanti
on November 02

James was on time and very efficient. He got the job done very fast and offered some extra maintenance needed on my car without being pushy about it. I would call on him again when needed.


on October 28

16 year old car was making a strange sound and not passing smog. James took a look, let me know I didn't need to replace the part I thought I needed and went over the things I did need. He was very knowledgeable, fast and professional. I didn't feel at all like I do when I go to the mechanic. I'm really happy I choose to use the service, I know who I'm calling from now on when my car needs attention.


on October 14

It was my first use of yourmechanic so I was a bit nervous. James arrived on time. Good first impression. Then, he's friendly and professional. Also, carefully listened to my request and gone above and beyond to fulfill. Very satisfied!!


on October 07

James was excellent. He discovered the problem quickly and talked me through a few options for repair. He took pictures of the broken parts and offered me advice for dealing with it. It turned out my car was not safe to drive and James helped me understand that.


on September 29

James arrived on time and was very polite. He was very knowledgeable about my old hotrod and diagnosed the problem without delay. I would not hesitate to call James for help on my next problem.


on October 19

James was early and did a great job. He did back-to-back appointments for both of my cars. He made recommendations about things I should be aware of, but I didn't feel any sales pressure. But it is good to know that he can do a lot more than just an oil change. I'll be using his services again, and I highly recommend him!


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How people describe James

Friendly

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Professional

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Competent

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Courteous

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Expert

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Knowledgeable

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Timely

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