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Rod

15 years of experience
210 reviews
Rod
15 years of experience
Rod was the best mechanic i have had in a long time, He called ahead of time to ask if he could come early and in fact he did show up early. He explained everything to me in detail and i could not ask for another mechanic to do this. I would recommend rod for ever and any car troubles anyone has i will be doing more work with him and only him i want no other mechanic
Rod took great care of the car & suggested some up coming maintenance as this is an older car I have given to my son to drive. He did not try to pressure me into any additional services and was able to get the part and come back the same day. Rod is my new mechanic for both cars. Why would any one go to a shop and sit and wait to pay more money. I am a fan of this service!

Rigoberto

9 years of experience
719 reviews
Rigoberto
9 years of experience
Rigoberto was flexible with my schedule and was even willing to wait 15 minutes on me. Diagnosed the issue in less than 5 minutes.

Chris

14 years of experience
240 reviews
Chris
14 years of experience
Chris was able to inspect the car thoroughly and provided information on what was needed to be fixed.

David

9 years of experience
167 reviews
David
9 years of experience
Very nice guy. Had the work done very quick.

Rodrigo

11 years of experience
121 reviews
Rodrigo
11 years of experience
Rodrigo showed up a few minutes early for our appointment. He was polite, knowledgeable and very helpful. He was able to diagnose my vehicle and give me an answer to my problem in more than reasonable time.

Honorio

17 years of experience
762 reviews
Honorio
17 years of experience
Honorio helped me with a warranty repair. He was early for his appointment, and he tested our car on the freeway and found the cause of the noise. He showed me how the oil shield was only held on by one screw. He took photos, and assured me that the parts would be on order and that he would be back to finish the job. I feel that he will come through for me.

Jay

35 years of experience
707 reviews
Jay
35 years of experience
Great! He is very knowledgeable and we look forward to having him repair our problem on Wednesday, July 6th

Fabrice

18 years of experience
134 reviews
Fabrice
18 years of experience
Helpful and efficient

Ricardo

21 years of experience
199 reviews
Ricardo
21 years of experience
I got a very good impression of his posture as a professional and the job he did on the car.

Maxwell

16 years of experience
390 reviews
Maxwell
16 years of experience
Very knowledgeable and gave a clear diagnose of the problem. Maxwell was very professional and kind.

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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