How To Not Get Hosed By An Auto Mechanic
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Because our legs can't move 70 mph and jetpacks are still so damn expensive, most of us are stuck relying on cars for transportation. And since cars are slightly more difficult to fix than the old Model T Fords, you're at the mercy of an auto mechanic when your car breaks down. If you find a quality mechanic, you're paying for parts, service, and labor. Find a scuzzy grease monkey and you're paying for parts, service, labor, lottery tickets, a dozen packs of smokes, and a portion of his gambling debt. Soo help you avoid being dumping hundreds of even thousands of dollars into the pockets of some crooked mechanic's jumpsuit, we asked two experts for some car advice for guys — Adam Docimo, partner at Fairfield Tire & Auto Center in Fairfield, Conn. and Michael Miller, president and owner or Arlington Car Care in Columbus, Ohio. Thanks to their tips, you'll be schooled on how to spot a good auto mechanic from a lemon.