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Avoiding auto repair rip-offs

by Arthur P. Glickman

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Published by Consumer Reports Books in Yonkers, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Automobiles -- Maintenance and repair -- United States.,
    • Automobile industry and trade -- United States.,
    • Consumer education -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes index.

      StatementArthur P. Glickman and the editors of Consumer Reports Books.
      ContributionsGlickman, Arthur P., Consumer Reports Books.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTL152 .H8452 1995
      The Physical Object
      Pagination198 p. ;
      Number of Pages198
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1100163M
      ISBN 100890437610
      LC Control Number94024961
      OCLC/WorldCa31519471

      As a car owner, you have two options: Find a good, honest and reliable car mechanic, or become one yourself. In the meantime, be careful when it comes to the following ten repairs.   Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen goes undercover with AutoMD to see if auto mechanics are taking their customers for a ride.

        Auto Repair Rip-offs And How To Avoid Them. John D. Murray. $ Avoiding auto repair rip-offs. Jenny Brown. $ Caring for your car’s bodywork and interior. Simon Nixon. Be the first to rate and review this book! Write your review. You've Brand: Cartech Inc. Avoiding Car Repair Rip-offs According to the the American Automobile Association (AAA), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the National Association of Attorneys General (NAAG), knowing about the following information could help you keep a lid on bad car repairs and mechanical errors.

        Most auto repair shops are honest, but there are several that do prey on men and women that are not very knowledgable about car repairs. Please subscribe to my channel Category.   Q. My friend says he heard that certain cities, including my hometown of Phoenix, are notorious for car repair rip-offs. True? A. Geography seems to play a role in the fairness of quotes given by auto repair shops, says —although pricing problems are common everywhere.. The car-repair information website dispatched undercover customers to more than shops in the 50 largest Author: Sid Kirchheimer.


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Avoiding auto repair rip-offs Item Preview remove-circle Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN COLLECTIONS. Books to Borrow. Books for People with Print Disabilities. Internet Archive Books. American Libraries. Uploaded by [email protected] on April 7, SIMILAR ITEMS (based on metadata) Pages: Auto repair rip-offs are among the top consumer complaints.

They keep your Attorney General and other consumer protection offices busy. But, what is the best way to avoid getting ripped off. Educate yourself. Being educated about your auto repair needs is more than half the battle: from For tips on picking out a reputable shop and avoiding rip-offs, we asked the founders of Virginia-based Curry’s Auto Service, a finalist for Tire Review’s Top Shop Award.

Since it opened inCurry’s has grown from a single location and one technician to five stores with 70 employees. That said, here are a few tips for dealing with both repair and maintenance circumstances: Repairs: 1) Get yourself a service/repair manual for your car (typically available at the major auto.

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by Larry Carley copyright I got a call the other night from my uncle, who lives miles away. Steer Clear of Car Repair Rip-Offs An owner's manual for finding an honest mechanic. by Sid director of public affairs with the Consumer Federation of America and author of The Car Book. Auto repair quotes should come with an explanation that, in clear and simple terms, lays out "exactly what work and parts are needed, their cost and how Author: Sid Kirchheimer.

A seasoned auto mechanic is warning consumers to be well-versed in how their car works to avoid being ripped off at the auto repair shop. Avoid Auto Repair Rip-Offs With Help From Biggers Chevrolet.

November 6th, by Jim Leichter. Share this Post: Facebook Twitter Google Plus. You Can Trust the Pros at Biggers Chevrolet. It can be difficult navigating the waters of auto maintenance and repair, and as your Chevrolet dealership near Schaumburg, we want to keep you from getting.

How to Avoid Auto Repair Ripoffs Tweet. Aug When it comes to car repairs, the best way to know if you are getting a good deal is to be informed and prepared.

Auto; 3 ways to avoid car repair rip-offs. 1 min read Mar. 18, Advertiser Disclosure. Her book The Difference: How Anyone Can Prosper in Even the Toughest Times (Crown Business. Avoiding auto mechanic rip offs essentially comes down to one thing.

Trust. Finding out who deserves yours and who doesn't is not an easy thing, unfortunately. Trust is the foundation that exists in all relationships, no matter how minor or serious they are. 10 Tips to Avoid Auto Repair Rip-Offs And make sure the quote includes everything needed for the job, says Austin Davis, author of the e-book What Your Mechanic Doesn’t Want You to Know.

One way to avoid being oversold on service — and perhaps avoiding costly repairs in the first place — is to stick with the car manufacturer’s. Americans spend an estimated $ billion a year on auto repair.

And surveys show that the chances of having a car repaired without being cheated are high. This helpful, informative guide will help educate consumers on the most common auto repair scams, how to avoid becoming a victim, what to do if you get ripped-off, and much more.

But some aspects of auto repair and maintenance are apparently more prone to price gouging than others. Gear Heads spoke to automotive experts to find out how unscrupulous repair shops might be swindling us. OIL CHANGE. Almost every expert we spoke to put oil changes towards the top of their “rip-offs” list.

10 See Arthur Glickman, Avoiding Auto Repair Rip-offs (Consumer Reports Books, )(hereinafter referred to as “Auto Repair Rip-Offs”). 11 See Marcus v. Lee S. Wilbur & Co., A.2d(Me. )(an implied term of every repair contract is undertaking to perform in a reasonably skillful and workmanlike manner); Cannan Size: KB.

Home, Auto Repair Library, Auto Parts, Accessories, Tools, Manuals & Books, Car BLOG, Links, Index Auto Repair Ripoffs by Larry Carley copyright Like going to the dentist, taking your vehicle in for auto repair may be someting you want to avoid for fear you will be taken advantage off, overcharged or sold parts and repairs you don't actually need.

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If there's a job I need a repair shop to do, I also prefer to buy the parts myself from somewhere like Auto Zone and bring the parts to the repair shop. I .Auto Repair Rip-offs and Money Saving Strategies has the newest ideas both from customer stand-point and the repair shop stand-point.

This easy-to-read book is a powerhouse of information as it informs the reader of common consumer rip-off tactics in the auto repair business.5/5(2).When they got home, Roger started looking for answers. Here is some advice from him and others on how to avoid mechanic rip-offs: #1 – Get to know the shop.

Talk to your family, friends, and colleagues to see where they go for repair work. Get to know the philosophy of the shop, if possible; and consider reading a few reviews or testimonials.