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Richard

19 years of experience
461 reviews
Richard
19 years of experience
Richard is very professional and knowledgeable.....it's great to finally get quality service with such a Professional

Kenny

26 years of experience
91 reviews
Kenny
26 years of experience

Scott

20 years of experience
49 reviews
Scott
20 years of experience
Very thorough. Explained things to me as he was doing them. I trusted him enough to leave him to his work, and he was done in about 75-80 minutes. Seems to be an honest guy. I would have him work on my van again.

Jason

15 years of experience
429 reviews
Jason
15 years of experience
Did a great job on my Honda

Luis

15 years of experience
62 reviews
Luis
15 years of experience
Good service - he was able to determine the cause of the noise on the steering column. He was unable to fix it on the spot since replacing the part required shop tools for precision.

Ben

39 years of experience
1127 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
Ben arrived early, after calling to ask me if I was interested in moving the appointment up. Once there, he was friendly and diagnosed the issue quickly.

Robert

30 years of experience
190 reviews
Robert
30 years of experience
Exceptional service! Have hired Robert twice, and each time he has exceeded expectations and provided insightful feedback and advice about my cars.

Rocco

20 years of experience
302 reviews
Rocco
20 years of experience
Very honest about my cars needed repairs! He was very honest in telling me my car was not worth putting the $1000 + it would take to fix it (lots of issues and 190,000 +miles)! Time for a new car!

Mark

9 years of experience
349 reviews
Mark
9 years of experience
Mark was very attentive. Kept me up to date on the status of my truck. It just so happens that my truck happened to have one thing go wrong after another and Mark came out to my house each time without complaint and eager to help. I jokingly told him,"Thanks for coming by, but I hope I don't have to see you again any time soon." With the exception of one misunderstanding, everything was great. Mark was intent on correcting the misunderstanding and showing that he has great customer service skills. Thanks!

Brandon

16 years of experience
274 reviews
Brandon
16 years of experience
Brandon was awesome! He was straight to the point and very personable. Very knowledgeable and made his explanations very easy to understand for people who aren’t car savvy.

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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