32 years of experience
Tampa-St. Petersburg (Sarasota), FL

I have been an automotive technician since 1986 and am ASE Certified. I'm a master level tech on a variety of Domestic, Asian, and European makes, plus diesels and heavy-duty vehicles. Over my career I've worked at many dealerships and independent shops, as well as owned my own repair business. I love and enjoy my profession and look forward to providing you with excellent service!





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Lexus RX300

on February 05

What a day! Ruben explained what was wrong to me before he started the job. He fixed it! And by the way, I just moved here from Philadelphia and we won the Super Bowl , how can it be better? you're Mechanic is my first choice always! I just hope I get him my next choice What a pick!

on January 14

Ruben came and of course my car didn't act up but he did all the testing possible and gave me a few suggestions on what is causing the issue based on what he found. He didn't try to get me to order parts and have him come back when he isn't sure yet that's the issue. It was a great experience.

on January 25

Ruben was very professional. He displayed a sense of honesty by telling me exactly what the condition of my vehicle is in. Michael Davenport



Dodge Dakota

on January 15

Ruben was punctual, knowledgeable, friendly and his work is great. I use him often for my vehicles. I recommend him to anyone.

on December 11

Wow! What can I say about Ruben. Ruben went above and beyond and made sure to stay in constant communication with me and let me know when he would be picking up the parts and when he would be coming to my location. Ruben went out of his way to adjust his schedule to fit mine and I can't say how grateful I am for this because I use my car for work and needed it fixed as soon as possible. We need more professionals like Ruben! Thank you Ruben and YourMechanic for making my day and getting me back on the road I will definitely be booking Ruben again for my repair needs.



Nissan Maxima

on November 27

Ruben was very friendly and professional. Explained everything he was going to do and pointed out potential future problems. I would definitely use your services again.



Honda Pilot

on September 13

Ruben arrived on-time (early actually) and went straight to work. He was very professional and completed the work quickly and neatly. The alternator location on the Honda Pilot is not easy to get to, but it gave him no problems. He was very friendly and the price was good, with no last-second gimmicks or needless add-on's. I drove the Pilot about 60 miles after the work was done and have had no problems with it. I recommend Ruben to anyone needing help in the Tampa area.

on November 02

Ruben is very knowledgeable and precise with his work ethic. I am very pleased that it was him that was sent to me. He's very friendly and professional and hopefully I can use him again when calling MY MECHANIC. Thanks!!

on October 25

As always Ruben provided great service. He saved me from having to take time off from work for an oil change and I feel confident that my 800 mile road trip coming up will be a safe one. I highly recomend choosing Ruben to service your vehicle!

on July 19

I've dealt with many mechanics since becoming a car owner 36 years ago, but I have never experienced the complete mechanic (professional, straight-forward, convenient, knowledgeable, goes above and beyond), courteous, and friendly) until Ruben! I will be, and have already, recommended Ruben to my friends and family! Thank you, Ruben, for a job well done! My Genesis thanks you, too!

on July 30

Rubin was very professional and knowledgeable, he identified the problem and offered a quick resolution, and he definitely goes above and beyond. I will certainly recommend him to others. ,

on October 09

He was very kind and honest. I definitely appreciate the fact he didn’t try to give me the run around and charge me for services I didn’t need. Do to a great experience, I have recommended to my friends. Thanks.

on August 10

Just a great guy who enjoys working on cars. This guys only mission is to see you riding smooth and safe. The knowledge he gave me about my vechile was just outstanding. Mechanic like Ruben have me excited to book again!!! I really appreciate Ruben he treated me and my car like family. O yeah I need this job done before work let's just say I made it to work real smooth!



Mazda Protege

on October 01

Ruben was punctual, professional and very polite and courteous. Obviously a very experienced mechanic. I would trust him with any mechanical issues on any of our vehicles.



Toyota Avalon

on September 19

Great Experience. Honest, Friendly, Came right on time. Would definitely use him again. Highly Recommended. Very knowledgeable. Best mechanic i have gotten to date.



Saab 9-3

on August 14

Ruben was excellent top notch!! Ruben contacted me Friday to let me know he had the parts and was available to do the job on Sunday if I would like. This was much appreciated but I didn't have the car available until Monday for him. Received a text at 8:00 am indicating Ruben was en route to my house. He arrived 10 minutes early which was perfectly fine I appreciate punctuality. After a quick introduction and verification of service he got right to work. Ruben completed the work an test drove the vehicle an had me test drive as well. Everything was perfect and done within an hour an for a great price in comparison to shops that I had received estimates from. I will highly recommend Ruben and Your Mechanic to family and friends. I would like to note that Ruben drove 40 minutes to service my vehicle as this was not his normal work area. So glad that he did!



Lincoln Zephyr

on August 20

Excellent, arrived right at scheduled time, and on a Sunday morning no less. Was very friendly and professional. Replaced a starter in about 45 min. (Would have been quicker if I stopped talking to him about the weather) My first time using Yourmechanic, will only use them for all work in the future. and will ask for Ruben every time. Like any first time user of an online company, I was somewhat skeptical until he showed up. All was great and the best part was he didn't try to sell me a lot of other stuff. Made a couple recommendation but didn't push it like others do.

on August 20

Ruben was great he showed up early and kept us in the loop the whole time. He told us his recommendation and what he thought was important to get fixed 1st.

on September 06

Ruben was on time, kind, knowledgeable, and really knows his trade! I did prior research of the work needed for my car and the amount of time it takes for completion, and Ruben surpassed the average time. Now my car is riding smoothe again. Thank you much Ruben.



Mazda 5

on September 17

Ruben was by far the best mechanic I have ever used in my life! He was prompt, very respectful, quick and did a fantastic job. I told him I was taking a trip and please inspect car to ensure a safe trip and he was truthful and didn't try and sell me anything I didn't need which I so appreciated! I wouldn't hesitate to use this service and Ruben again.

on December 08

Ruben was on time, friendly and as always excellent work. He is very reliable and really knows his job. Always use him and trust his work.

on July 27

Ruben was very professional and on time. This is the first time I used this service and I'm very satisfied! Thanks Ruben, Jeff

on December 19

Ruben is an excellent mechanic. Very professional and knows what he is doing. I highly recommend him.



Kia Sedona

on August 27

Ruben went above and beyond. The repair needed additional parts, and Ruben was terrific. He kept up to speed throughout.

on October 14

Rubens gave the highest quality of service .He was very polite very knowledgeable of his job.


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Lexus ES300

on November 30

Arrived on time, and was quick with the repair. Always a pleasure! Thank you Ruben!



Nissan Versa

on February 04

Very polite and professional.

on November 01

Ruben was prompt, professional and courteous! Will definitely use him again.

on October 23

Super professional, right on time, and job was done even faster than quoted!

on September 05

Very professional and knowledgeable. I would recommend him to anyone.

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