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Nick

12 years of experience
90 reviews
Nick
12 years of experience
He knew what he was doing the car was fixed in 15 minutes. Nice guy
Well I really did appreciate the phone call from Nick on when he was going to show up. But the service is another thing, I wanted him to test drive my car to make sure it is the transmission that is making the noise. But instead he was pretty sure it is the transmission. But some how I doubt it, I got new tires put on so it may be those. I have never had any problems like this before. I also had a small transmission fluid leak but got that taken care of. So he said not to worry about it right now just let him know if it gets worse. Thank god I am in tune with my car so when something doesn’t seem right I get it taken care of immediately. But nick is a nice guy and very polite. All in all I was okay with him.

Jasmine

21 years of experience
98 reviews
Jasmine
21 years of experience
Great
Jasmine is always very knowledgeable and prompt.

Chris

20 years of experience
1650 reviews
Chris
20 years of experience
Knowledgeable and friendly, positive experience
Very Professional person. Highly Recommend!!

Dwight

17 years of experience
24 reviews
Dwight
17 years of experience
Dwight was fantastic. He fixed the issue with my Honda Pilot during the diagnostic. I did not even need to book a second appointment.

Whitney

37 years of experience
783 reviews
Whitney
37 years of experience

Ben

39 years of experience
1137 reviews
Ben
39 years of experience
excellent mechanic

Terry

28 years of experience
223 reviews
Terry
28 years of experience
Terry was great. Arrived on time and was very professional and friendly.

Rodney

34 years of experience
386 reviews
Rodney
34 years of experience
Rodney always is on time and is spot on with his handling of our car, we appreciate the way he goes above and beyond with his service!

Joshua

25 years of experience
709 reviews
Joshua
25 years of experience
good guy very informative

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!

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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