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

I've been working on cars for over 25 years. I started my first car repair business 15 years ago in Philadelphia and now enjoy working as a mobile mechanic in the beautiful Bay Area. I work on all makes and models and I'd be happy to help with any car problem you're experiencing.

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Jeep Grand Cherokee
on March 31

Punctual (early, even) and completed a thorough pre-purchase inspection in the allotted time (even identified my concerns without prompting). Highly recommended.


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Jeep Cherokee
on March 16

Exceeded Expectations! Whitney is a true professional. His quick assessment & work in fixing my Jeep's leak meant: I didn't have to miss work, tow the car or deal with the usual down time that comes with car repairs. He also answered my questions & pointed out some maintenance issues in an informative & supportive manner. Whitney's Can do attitude, great service, convenience, no down talk or run around, has earned my future business. Thank you Whitney!

on March 17

Came on time and was very professional. 35 years of expertise and experience certain shows. He was quick to finish the job and in a very clean manner and answered all the questions with great detail. I would highly recommend him.


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Jeep Compass
on March 03

It is not every day that you are able to find an honest and thorough mechanic. He is very descriptive, detailed and precise. There is no way I will get my car worked on by anyone else unless of course Whitney is booked. I recommend customers use Whitney to diagnose and fix all their auto needs because I am a very happy customer and I know they will be too.

on March 03

very good whitney is Great!!! solved my pro/blem quickly . I would highly recommend to any body who whats a Machnic who really knows whats he is doing



BMW 325i
on February 21

Whitney is the best of the best at what he does. Ive had other mechanics look at my cars before him and they don't pay attention to details as much as he does. With my cars (bmw/mercedes) it's very important that nothing is overlooked. He's the only mechanic i'll work with from now on!

on February 19

Whitney is awesome. Hes straight forward and doesnt beat around the bush. He made a recommondation and got me an estkmate right away. I just wish it woumd let me schedule him for the repair.


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Honda Civic
on February 17

This is a follow up to Whitney's visit from a couple of days ago. After he diagnosed the problem with the fuel pump, I received a quote for replacement and he discounted the quote by $80 as that was the cost of the initial inspection. When he arrived to replace the fuel pump, he noticed that the existing fuel pump was not connected properly. After rearranging the wires and insulating them with electrical tape, he took the car out for a test drive and said it did not need a new fuel pump. He then presented his bill and it was ZERO! He said he does not install parts that are not needed as he has a conscience. Needless to say, I was extremely grateful and happy. If I could rate him more than 5 stars I would!

on February 17

I cannot say enough good things to say about Whitney. He was here early and got right to work on the problem. He methodically eliminated all causes for the car not starting and within a few minutes correctly diagnosed that the fuel pump was not working.

on February 09

Whitney was great. He had a creative solution to get my car off a hill when it wouldn't start. Would've wasted hundreds on a tow if it wasn't for him. Will be calling him again the next time my car is having problems.

on February 02

Whitney was very thorough; he did a through check of the car and recommended the most important things that needed to be fixed. He also scheduled a follow up to fix the car. He also did an extremely through job of fixing the car - you can tell there is not cutting corners with Whitney



Toyota Camry
on February 03

Whitney is a very knowledgeable mechanic and a very nice person. I would definitely hire him again and will recommend him to my friends and family.

on January 28

Whitney was so incredibly helpful I can't begin to explain. I booked Whitney for a pre purchase inspection and he looked at every square inch of the car, I inteded to buy and pointed out many issues with the car. If you are looking for someone knowledge, professional, and friendly. This is the guy to call. He ended up saving me thousands of dollars by giving his expert knowledge and experience on why not to purchase the vehicle I was set on buying. If you need the best mechanic this is the guy to go to... or should I say he comes to you... hands down thank you Whitney!

on February 10

Whitney is awesome, He is truly an expert. Came on time, explained to me what was going to happen, went through it step by step. It took a little more time than expected, but I would consider it a PLUS, considering that he was more interested in getting it right than getting it done fast.

on November 03

Whitney was awesome! Super informative and knowledgable about everything he was doing. I felt confident With him working on my car and would recommend him to everyone.



Lexus IS300
on September 14

Whitney is a great mechanic. I gotten the diagnostic code from different service. I decided to change out the oxygen sensor as a possible problem. Whitney researched the code and showed me what his reference suggested, which was 3 possible issues. He then he talked me through possible options. However, he let me decide on the solution path that I wanted to take. He was reasonable with his suggestions and seemed genuine in only trying to get me the right solutions to appropriately service my car. I would see him again to follow up on any future issues, and highly recommend him to others.



Acura RSX
on September 14

Whitney is a top class mechanic. He broke down every detail that I needed and made it all very easy to understand. He felt genuine when recommending potential next steps for my vehicle, and he walked me through all of his work so that I felt comfortable and that he could double check everything. I really appreciated how professional, yet personable Whitney is. I would recommend him to anybody.

on November 06

I have been a dedicated customer with 'Your Mechanic' for a few years. As always, I received a professional and courteous experience from, Whitney. As a grandmother it is important that my vehicle is running well. Suffice as to say, as a woman, it took me more than 15 years to find a honest, trustworthy, mechanic. I have found that in Whitney and in your organization. It is a pleasure doing business with your organization and to refer people. I hope you treat your employees with the same courtesy they have shown us. Thank you for my receipt. Rosanna 11.06.2015

on September 02

We hired Whitney for a pre-purchase inspection for a pre-owned Honda CR-V. Whitney came on time and was very thorough. He identified some issues that the dealer from whom we are purchasing, had missed in their 125 point inspection. He was very methodical and tested all important points of failure in the car. The overall process took about an hour and we got a very professional inspection report at the end. We were very satisfied with the job done here, and can now confidently make the purchase decision. Thank you for an excellent job.

on February 25

Whitney arrived at my home even earlier than expected, which was great bc he got a jump-start on replacing the brake booster in my van. The quoted time of labor was exact, and I feel I received excellent service at an excellent rate. Local repair shops wanted 3-4x the cost for parts and labor. Granted I did supply my own parts. Regardless, I would never hesitate to use YourMechanic.com in the future. Whitney assisted even further by topping off my trans, power steering, oil, and coolant fluids. He also inflated all tires to recommended psi, checked brakes, shocks, etc... Awesome!!

on February 26

Whitney was very professional. He arrived early and was very polite. Booked him for a pre purchase vehicle inspection. He was very thorough and was able to pinpoint to me the pros and cons of the car. I will be booking him for future services and would recommend him to others.

on September 01

Personable and friendly individual. I enjoyed talking to Whitney and learning more about my car. I hope to have him as my mechanic in the future again. Thank you for your help Whitney!

on January 09

Whitney is a real professional MECHANIC. He arrived on time for the job, good communication and he's got all the experience and attitude for a professional mechanic. He completes his job within the time frame, he explains everything he did to my car and not only that he gave me tips and advice on how to look after my car. After his job he did a full inspection on the engine, tyres, brakes, lights, wipers etc. and also he can answer all my questions. He is a trustworthy person and he is a real friend. I will recommend Whitney Ortiz and YOURMECHANIC to all my relatives and friends.

on January 08

I am very satisfied with YourMechanic services. They are responsive, provide correct and cost effective solutions, punctual and performance centric. Just need to book appointment and all that served very efficiently at your doorstep.



Toyota Camry
on November 19

What a pleasant experience! Not only was Whitney able to come earlier than the scheduled appointment (which was wonderful for me since I had other errands to run later in the day), but he efficiently completed the battery replacement. He also did an inspection of the car, and let me know what issues would need to be dealt with most urgently. Whitney explained everything in a way that I could understand, and even helped with another problem on the spot free of charge! Plus, he's got a great sense of humor. (:

on January 08

Whitney showed up a little early which was great. He did an exceptional and thorough diagnosis on my car including adding air to the tires. He was very polite and professional. I am glad that I found Whitney on YourMechanic.com and am confident that he will get the car running once again. I will recommend Whitney and this web site to all my friends and co-workers. The prices are as good if not better than any other mechanic. All this without a towing fee to get it to the local station.

on January 06

Whitney was outstanding in all regards. I have used many mechanics in 40 years of car ownership and he is tops. He was able to see that the EGR sensor, as well as the EGR, was malfunctioning and replaced both in the allotted time. It was obvious that Whitney has a great deal of experience with cars, including an older car like mine, and he was happy to explain the repairs and reasoning This saves me so much time and i learn about my car in the process. TI already recommended him to my sister!

on November 20

Whitney was very courteous and knowledgeable about my car. He wa able pin point the areas my car is having issues with and I look forward to setting up a new appointment with him to resolve those issues.


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Chevrolet Monte Carlo
on September 02

Whitney came in early not sure how early since I had just woken up. Anywho he came for what I initially was supposed to be a power steer pump replacement, since that's what I thought was the problem. Whitney recommended that he should inspect the car first to make sure that was the actual problem. Immediately I was outstanded by how honest that action was. As it turns out my racket and pinion system was faulty and my power steering pressure hose was the problem as well. I was grateful that he took the time to not only help me but also teach me a bit about my car. In the end I was charged for an inspection since he did not have the parts to fix my car. Still I was thoroughly satisfied and I didn't expect such a wonderful experience.

on March 07

He was very helpful in explaining the problems with my car. Very professional and easy to understand. I would highly recommend him to friends and family. Thank you again Whitney.


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San Francisco, CA

Car wouldn't start this morning, on a Sunday. I knew towing would be expensive, so I set up an appointment with YourMechanic online and as luck would have it, got an appointment same day, but not until 7pm. At 5pm, my mechanic David called and asked if it would be ok to come early - of course!

He shows up when he said, was extremely polite, ran the diagnostic and said it was battery.  He then charged it enough to get me one more start so I can get it replaced in the morning. In addition, he told me about what it should cost so I don't overpay at the shop.

Between the $70 diagnostic, and what I'll pay for battery and installation, it'll still be cheaper than having it jumped by the shop and/or towed.

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