26 years of experience
Portland, OR

I have almost 20 years of experience in the automotive industry and have a vast range of knowledge about new and old cars. I've worked in battery and electric shops, managed a starter alternator shop, and built dump trucks. From oil changes to diagnosing electrical problems, I approach all jobs with a great attitude and the goal of getting it done right the first time!

Russell is currently not taking new appointments.

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on May 28

on May 28

So helpful! Not only did he change my oil and rotate my tires, he showed me where my airfilter was, and how to change it myself. He was on-time, polite, and overall wonderful to work with!

on June 03

on July 08

Thank you to Russell for notifying me of a problem that I can now bring to the dealership because my car is still under warranty! If not for him I may have had to pay out of pocket for some serious repairs.


  • left driveaxle


Hyundai Tiburon

on June 18

on June 20

An absolutely competent and friendly mechanic! Russ explained everything he did, what he checked and how to solve it. He worked quick and precise. I will not hesitate to contact My Mechanic again to have Russell take a look at any new problem. Great experience and sooo convenient to not have to drive a car somewhere when there's an issue with bad transitioning or unsteady RPM. Thank you!

on July 11

on July 13

5 stars, highly recommended!

on August 05

on July 20

Russell was right on time. He didn't seem to mind me hanging out and observing, while explaining what he was seeing, and he gave me some pointers for keeping my car maintained. I will likely use him when I get ready to make repairs [after I sell my other vehicle]. BTW: I'm annoyed that you do not have a "n/a" for the third question. How do I know he diagnosed/fixed a problem correctly until I get it taken care of [?]



Ford Windstar

on July 22

on July 27

I had a pre purchase car inspection done on the car and Russell did a thorough job looking over the car. He found a few small things that needed to be fixed and overall recommended that I buy that car and made me feel confident about my decision.



Chevrolet Astro

on July 26

Russell did a fine job on what I would call a difficult project. To replace the fuel pump on this van it was necessary to drain & drop the fuel tank. It took a lot of time for him to complete the task but he stayed with it until completion with great results. Although the replacement fuel pump is louder than the original it does its job well & as long as I can hear it I know it's working. Thanks for sending Russell. He is a tremendous help.

on August 11


  • Inspection / Diagnostics


Chevrolet S10

on August 14

on August 14


  • radiator inspection


Subaru Legacy

on August 13

on August 19

Russell did a great job and is very honest and personable. I will definitely go through him again. Very impressed with his work. Thanks YourMechanic!



Chevrolet S10

on August 16



Chevrolet C30

on August 23

Russ was very friendly and courteous and got my engine running again. I would gladly do business with him again for any future needs.

on August 23

on August 24

I felt as though Rus was an extremely informative individual -- he allowed me to observe his work and ask questions along the way. Best of all I felt like he was a genuine individual who wasn't trying to up-sell me. I got my brake system replaced for a great deal.



GMC C2500

on September 04

on September 02

Russ was awesome. Did exactly what I needed to have done. Very informative. Some of the best mechanical customer service I've had in a long time. Definitely recommend Russell to anyone in need of mechanical work.

on August 29

I was quite impressed with the service, Russell provided. Based on his suggestions. We scheduled appointment. The following week to wrap up all of our preventative maintenance issues. We fully intend to use "Your Mechanic"in the future. Bart Langley



Toyota Camry

on September 17

Awesome experience, very happy.

on October 14

on September 02

Great mechanic! Very knowledgeable, friendly, and experienced. He diagnosed my problem and had my car purring in no time.

on September 04

on September 01

Showed up on time, very helpful, glad I found your site!

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