12 years of experience
Los Angeles, CA

I have been an automotive technician since 2006. I attended WPI for my undergraduate degree then finished my Associates Degree in Automotive Engineering from BFIT in Boston. I have worked at an independent shop, a Jaguar/Land Rover dealership, and as a Fleet Manager and mechanic for a local ambulance service. I'm very experienced across Domestic, Asian, and European brands. My customers can count on me to get their vehicles back to great working order.

James is currently not taking new appointments.

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Dodge Ram 1500

on March 08

James arrived on time and completed the job in the time frame consistent with the quote. He was very professional and kept everything clean and tidy. I would have James back again the next time I need a repair.

on July 28

James is very good at what he does. He has the confidence, patience, humility and above all, an excellent customer service it takes to do the kind of job he does. James is also an honest young man. Thank you!



Dodge Charger

on June 30

Did a great job of telling me what was up with my car. Explained to me what the problem was after taking a good look at my brakes. Answered all my questions. Loved his report online. Very detailed. Great guy overall. Knew his stuff about my car.

on December 16

mercedes clk 55 amg. james came in with a highly professional and friendly demeanor, he worked on the brake pads and horn replacements, with high precision . provided the initial assessment, and instruction on what he will be performing. He completed the estimated time in an expedient manner, provided me great information on overall car maintenance, and had diagnosed some issues of concerns, with no sales pressure at all. highly honest, highly skills, master technician that answered all of my answer for my wife clk amg, he even drove test and double check all the work done. it felt like we were in an actual mereced benz dealership, minus the overhead costs for their espresso machines. and your mechanics fees were extremely well priced ( perfect timing for us). the job was immaculate.thank you so much james and to the highly professional staff of your mechanic.com

on December 16

James's was a very good guy... Got to my location on time., knew what he was doing also he answered all my questions and want above and beyond to make sure everything with my car was fixed and ready to go! thank you so much James's.

on December 23

James was definitely a great mechanic. Very thorough & efficient with his service. Gave very good information and suggestions on what would best to get done next. Extremely knowledgeable about my car's situation. Would definitely use James again.

on June 27

James conducted a pre-purchase inspection for a Land Rover I was considering purchasing. The fact that James was previously employed as a Land Rover mechanic gave me a lot of confidence in him. His inspection was very thorough, with plenty of photos, voice notes and details.



Nissan Xterra

on March 12

I was a little nervous using this online service and not knowing the mechanic. My fears were quickly relieved when James texted me the same day to make sure I was ordering the correct parts and service. I knew then I was not going to be nickled and dimed like in your regular mechanic shops. James guided me in making sure the issue I was having was the starter. I would definitely use this service again if I can choose James.

on February 04

Hi James, This is Richard who you helped drive around to fix a transmission fluid leak. Thanks again, the car made it where it was headed. Upon arrival, it was accepted and I got the payment I was hoping for that day.

on March 01

James did an outstanding job. I ended up not buying the car since the dealer could not meet my price but the information James provided me was invaluable.

on January 20

After both times that James provided services for my car, it ran smoother than it did before. He also fully examined the car, and told me what else was wrong with it and sent the quotes to my email.

on June 26

Very thorough and professional- now that I know about this service, why pay a premium for a certified used car at a dealership when you can use Your Mechanic.

on May 10

Very detailed in his report and knowledgable! Had to leave early and he called me with a full run down and explained everything to me in regards to my options. Highly recommend James.

on January 26

James, was wonderful and made me feel confident from the start that he would do a great job inspecting a vehicle for me. He arrived early and his report was very detailed and honest even we he knew he was giving me bad news. I would use him again!

on January 26

He arrived right on time and patiently answered all the questions I had. Will definitely be using this service again in the future.



GMC Safari

on June 28

James was great. Showed up on time and very professional. He got to work right away and took care of business. Awesome job thanks!



Pontiac Solstice

on January 24

James was great and very professional,showed up on time.if I ever need work done on my car again I will request James Silva again.

on June 28

He arrived promptly arrived on time and quickly diagnosed the issue. Was professional and cordial throughout the appointment,

on April 01

I appreciated that James did a pre and post-appointment drive of my vehicle to assure his replacement job was satisfactory.

on December 21

James was very knowledgeable and done very good job to my car. I like to refer him to my friends where ever it is possible,

on February 14

Thank you so very much for your professional service and details of what else is needed for my car! Awesometastic :)

on June 29

Repair work was performed quickly. Once again, arrived on time. He was knowledgable, professional and courteous.

on March 30

James was friendly efficient and was great at creating that confidence needed when your car isn't playing fair.

on January 08

Excellent service! Great knowledge of the trade. Quickly diagnosed problem and corrected it. Strongly Recommend



Porsche Cayenne

on July 06

Excellent service better than the Porsche dealer! Great attention to detail did not feel like just a number!

on July 07

Super professional, knowledgeable, timely and articulate. Would hire him again and again if I could choose.

on April 18

Best mechanic Hands Down..Got the Job done fast and did it right..now my car drives wonderful again

on June 28

This is the second time I've had James do a part replacement, and I will certainly hire him again.

on January 27

James was awesome. Showed up right on time and waspent able to finish my oilchange quickly.

on January 24

Everything went well. Very impressed at how punctual he was and how quickly he worked.

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