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Jose

14 years of experience
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Jose
14 years of experience
Jose very well professional, knowledgeable, expert and friendly / courteous mechanic with neat and clean work. Job very well done.

Jerimiah

17 years of experience
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Jerimiah
17 years of experience
Jerimiah was very knowledgeable, efficient and super helpful! I'm glad that he was the one who came out to inspect my car and I'm looking forward to booking him for any other repairs in the future.

Mark

16 years of experience
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16 years of experience
Mark did an excellent job of diagnosing the problem with my car. Very impressed.

Eduardo

17 years of experience
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Eduardo
17 years of experience
Ahead of time very nice very knowledgeable. I am very pleased with my experience. Was the first time I used mobile mechanic. Will recommend your company.

Joe

41 years of experience
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41 years of experience
How was very professional and seemed to be knowledgeable..

Diego

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Diego
19 years of experience
Diego came out to look at my truck and was able to correctly tell me the problems!

David

34 years of experience
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David
34 years of experience
Today, David came in and did an inspection on my dying audi a4. I've have been to many other mechanics that I personally known, but they all failed to give me the correct inspection and the conclusions. When David arrived, he was friendly, professional, caring, and dedicated. after the very quick but I must say, VERY thorough inspection, he insisted to drive a long ways taking time of of his personal schedule to come to the dealer that sold me this car to confront them about the smog issues. all throughout the process, I must say that not only did i get more information than I ever though I could receive, but I've also made a connection and most importantly, a friend. I do not write reviews hardly ever, but you would honestly had to be a mad man to not write a review on such a mechanic that literally pours out his heart to your car and to you personally. I HIGHLY recommend this mechanic! thank you David Martin!

Ben

39 years of experience
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Ben
39 years of experience
Excellent mechanic. Good-natured and professional.

Mung

19 years of experience
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Mung
19 years of experience
Mung was very professional and helpful. He worked hard to fix the problem.

David

40 years of experience
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David
40 years of experience
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Car is making a noise Inspection Service

Over time, you come to know your car’s standard sounds from driving it on a regular basis. So, when new noises arise, they can be alarming.

Common reasons for this to happen:

The first step in identifying the cause of a noise involves pinpointing its location. Here are the most common and concerning noises that cars make -- along with conditions that often create them -- according to their location within the car.

Under the Hood:

  • Belts and pulleys: If there is a screeching noise with a repetitive tone, it may indicate the serpentine belt is worn or the engine pulley that drives the belt is freezing up. This belt is responsible for providing power to multiple systems in your car, including the air conditioning compressor, alternator, power steering pump, water pump, and radiator fan. Belt noises are usually quickly identified and typically vary with engine speed.

  • Hoses: There are a host of different hoses beneath your hood, which can develop holes or cracks over time and affect your engine’s performance. If you can hear a hissing noise or see coolant beneath the front of your car, a worn hose is the likely culprit. The mechanic will carefully trace any liquids to the source or listen for the escaping of air until they can identify the source of the problem.

  • Internal engine parts: If you hear a tapping or metallic slap, there may be an issue with the way your engine is rotating parts. Possible causes are low motor oil levels or an issue with timing or engine calibration. If you suspect an internal engine noise, it is wise to have the vehicle inspected by one of our expert technicians as soon as possible.

Under the Car:

  • Brakes and wheels: If a high-pitched squealing is present, the brake pads are likely in need of replacement. A deeper growling or grinding noise usually indicates pads that are past due for replacement, and may require more parts and labor than a standard brake job.

  • Exhaust system: When a clanking noise is present beneath your car, or its normal running noise is significantly louder, there is potentially an issue with your exhaust system. The mechanic will review the individual pieces of the system from the tailpipe to the front and check that all clamps are secure with a bit of space from the chassis to identify the source of the noise.

  • Suspension system: This system is made up of many moving parts, bushings, and joints that can produce irregular clunking noises when any part becomes worn. To verify there is an issue with your suspension system, the mechanic will inspect the entirety of the system, which will usually involve lifting the car.

Outside the Car:

  • Aerodynamic interference: Over time, parts on your exterior can loosen or become caked in debris, ultimately resulting in odd noises that often resemble a low rumble or whir. The sound is often intermittent, increasing with speed and sometimes stopping entirely. Frequent culprits are the heat shield and the dust shield, although just about any part of your car’s body could be the cause.

  • Tires: If there is a humming sound that consistently increases with acceleration and stops when your car is not in motion, your tires may be responsible. A quick check of the condition of tread, as well as the tread depth itself, may reveal the issue in short order.

What to expect:

A top-rated mobile mechanic will come to your home or office to determine the source and cause of the noise, and will then provide a detailed inspection report that includes the scope and cost of the necessary repairs.

How important is this service?

It depends on the cause of the noise. Given the number of variables outlined above, costs can vary quite a bit. If the oil is dangerously low, for example, that could lead to significant engine damage if not addressed immediately. By taking care of the issue expeditiously, you may save yourself a bundle down the road before whatever is at the root of the sound worsens. Book a mechanic to perform a thorough inspection as soon as possible.

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