Robert

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

I have 25 years experience working in the auto repair industry and am an ASE certified mechanic. I also have 12 years of experience working with top NHRA drag racing teams. I have the skills, knowledge, and tool to work on both early and late model vehicles, and I make sure I do the job right the first time. I pay attention to the details and deliver a quality job every time.

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on December 01

Robert is the BEST mechanic yourmechanic has ever sent me. This is my fourth time working with yourmechanic. I had an issue with the car battery and Robert not only diagnosed and fixed the issue he actually stayed back to help me start the car. He also arrived bang on time which was really great.


on November 29

Nice, fast, & Priced right. Robert arrived few minutes before the appointment time. I gave him my keys and he texted me once the job was completed. From booking to job completion , the entire process was smooth - all in all - easy peasy (well -deserved )5 stars.


on October 21

Robssert was excellent. He arrived early, and took about a minute to diagnose the issue. He had a very friendly demeanor, and clearly knows what he is doing. I highly recommend him.


on October 16

Robert is great, he showed up a few minutes early and did me a solid, the initial major issue i thought i had I ended up not having. He could have confirmed what i thought; done the work and made way more money for the job that wasnt done. Stand up Mechanic. I will be using for any further mechanical needs for all my vehicles.


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  • Lyft Inspection

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Dodge Durango
on September 13

Robert was absolutely great. He called to ask if he could arrive early. Which was great! He did my vehicle inspection and was very efficient. I will be looking for Robert in the future of my Durango ever needs service.


on November 14

I thought I needed a new alternator which is what my appointment was for. Robert showed up and after checking the car out, discovered that the alternator was fine. Instead of simply installing a new one, he was honest which saved me $160.00. And bonus, he showed up early for the appointment. I would highly recommend him. Thanks Robert!


on December 22

I was quite surprised on the professionalism and manner he explained problem with my vehicle, in witch in my case it made the decision easier weather to repair or junk my vehicle. Being an older model car, I'll let go. He did a good job on diagnosis of my vehicle , l it saved me the trip to a shop, and the cost of a tow, which was well worth the cost of diagnosis!


on December 23

Robert came out to diagnose my car and did a wonderful job. I was impressed by his level of professionalism and automotive knowledge. I recommend using his services and YourMechanic.


on January 01

Less than a month after installing a brand new car part it started having problems. I went to the people at YourMechanic for help and they were able to diagnose and fix the problem without requiring me to replace my new parts with more new parts. They saved me hundreds in the process. Honest mechanics trying to save you money$$$


on October 19

Robert was great. He showed up on time, was personable, and he found the issue with our car. All in our front yard. Great service and we will definitely be recommending you guys in the future.


on September 23

The best! He knows his stuff and explains things to you in a way that help you to decide what the best options are. He is timely and friendly, and has been called back to work on several of our family cars with the same excellent service every time.


on July 02

Robert was fantastic. On time, friendly, knowledgable and professional. He is willing to go above and beyond to help. I felt very confident in what he told me.


on July 20

Robert was perfectly on time, friendly, and helpful! He explained his whole process and worked quickly while still doing a great job. So glad I used YourMechanic!


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Honda CR-V
on April 21

Robert changed the timing belt and water pump in my Honda CRV. He also examined all major parts of my car as a part of the service. He is very thorough trusworthy master taking his time to do the excellent job. I recomend him.


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  • UberX Inspection

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Ford Focus
on February 03

He arrived early ringing my doorbell. I expected him at 11am but 10 mins early doesnt hurt. He got the job done quick and easy. We both mingled about the service and shared our backgrounds in the military. He's a cool guy overall.


on August 29

Oil leak. Robert was professional and did an excellent job. The cost was very reasonable. I was very pleased with his service! I would use his service again!


on November 13

My cars have previously been serviced at work site. Robert was very knowledgeable and thorough in the performance of the oil and filter change and inspection of my SUV. I have already told my family members and associates ot Robert's service.


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Honda Odyssey
on March 14

Robert arrived even earlier than scheduled time and started his work promptly and professionally. He finished his work on schedule without making any mess. He is friendly and knowledgable with his trade. I would recommend him highly to anybody.


on November 04

Robert is a great Mustang pro. I was out of town for 3 weeks and when I returned , Mustang wouldn't start. I scheduled Your Mechanic because I dint want my vehicle to be towed and charged for that. Robert arrived right on time and could immediately tell that it was the battery issue. He confirmed it from digital reading. Helped me to get the Mustang jump started. Robert also performed inspection of the car free of cost Plus even refilled the washer liquid without any cost. Would recommend Robert to all the customers


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Infiniti I35
on June 12

Rob was polite and professional, but relaxed and friendly. Told me about his experience and why he is working for Your Mechanic. Showed me how the brakepads are measured and showed me the worn grooves in the rotors. He was efficient and was a good sport about having to work in the sun on a hot day. Two thumbs up!!


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Ford Mustang
on May 15

Robert Panaggio was absolutely amazing. Very professional and he truly enjoys providing quality service. He was everything you would expect from a trusted mechanic.


on February 04

Rob was great! He showed up a bit early, navigated through my confusing parking lot, and serviced my car in record time! He gave me detailed advice and explained all aspects of his work and recommendations.


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  • Brakes, Steering and Susp...

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Honda CR-V
on February 12

Robert came on time and help inspect my Brakes. I booked an appointment for Brake Pads replacement. He looked at them and said my Brakes are good and I don't need to replace them .


on February 19

Robert was great. Showed up on time. Diagnosed my problem fast and fixed the problem just as fast. My car is running great. I would recommend him to anyone.


on January 05

Robert arrived ~ 10 min earlier in a Sunday morning with a friendly greeting. When he turned the key, his immediate reaction was that it was the low battery which was the new one that I replaced few days ago. I did not think so since I was bale to start the car only twice couple days ago with the new battery before he came and I had watched quite a few You Tube videos and tended to believe it was caused by the starter (I also discussed with another garage mechanic and he also believed it was the starter though I have to two the car to him), but Robert proved his point by showing the measured voltage by meter. We tried on couple boosters (power stations) and they did not help - afterwards I read comments online and most boosters won't work to help jumping the car (the new small size portable chargers seem to work better to start the car even you removed the dead battery). So he helped to jump my car using his car with some wait time (few minutes to charge my new battery) and it worked! After ~10 minutes running, we turned it off and it started again. He suggested to let it run longer 30-60 minutes to fully charge the new battery. The car has been running without starting problem so far. The lesson learned is that even the new battery needs a full charge. My wife and I were happy to have Robert to look at our car and with other good suggestions and we saved money for not replacing the starter and towing the car to dealer or garage. We have not used YourMechanic before and would recommend anyone to give it a try and strongly recommend you to use Robert to see yourself for a good service.


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Saturn Outlook
on March 16

Robert is honest and very knowledgeable. He explains problems precisely and gets the work done in an efficient manner. So happy that my friend referred him to me! He is great!


on December 03

Robert is my new, personal mechanic and I couldn't be happier. My first experience with YourMechanic was this week when I had a huge water pump leak and the mechanic I had used in the past wasn't available. After discovering their website and reading several positive reviews--utilizing YourMechanic seemed like a no brainer. I scheduled my appointment for Tuesday afternoon and I received texts and emails when Robert was on his way and when he arrived. It awesome not having to leave the house to get my car worked on. Robert was prompt, courteous and a true professional. I can tell Robert is very detail oriented and takes great pride in his work. He offered to let me watch and answered all my questions. After he changed the water pump and tuned up my 2000 Suburban it runs like brand new. He also did a detailed review of my entire car and made suggestions on what I should keep an eye on. My overall experience with YourMechanic and Robert in particular was outstanding. I have already started to spread the word to several friends.


on November 21

Robert was very diligent, helpful and flexible. He also gave great advice on how to maintain my car and explanations of the issues I was facing. When I called with last minute requests of things to check/change for my service he was very flexible and very responsive.


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  • Other Inspections

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Ford Escape
on March 18

I was very pleased with Robert. He went over the report from Ford and checked thoroughly all that they had said. In fact he found something that O'Reilly had pointed out to me that Ford claimed was not there. Thank you, Robert, for cleaning out the mouse nest. Really appreciated.


on June 10

Robert was very courteous and professional, and clearly cared very much about finding a solution to my car's problem. The inspection was thorough and well-documented, and I would certainly use him again in the future.


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How people describe Robert

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