Car Repair Humboldt TN

Local resource for car repair in Humboldt. Includes detailed information on local businesses that provide access to auto repair shops, auto repair service, car maintenance, mechanics and auto technicians, as well as advice on car trouble.

Dennis Mitchell's Automotive Center, Inc.
(731) 424-1486, 001-2004
896 Hollywood Drive
Jackson, TN
Blue Seal Certified
Membership Organizations
National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)

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Griggs Auto Care
(731) 784-3927
3060 Eastend Avenue
Humboldt, TN
Car Detailing

Short Stop Food Store
(731) 784-7959
2600 N Central Avenue
Humboldt, TN
Car Detailing,Gas Stations,Convenience Stores

(731) 784-6999
2240 N Central Ave
Humboldt, TN
Auto Parts

King Tire Co
(731) 784-1616
2920 Eastend Dr
Humboldt, TN
Car Washes, Car Detailing, Tire Shops

Joes Truck and Trailer Repair
(731) 784-7324
292 Trenton Highway
Humboldt, TN
Trailer Repair

Humboldt Chrysler Dodge Jeep
(731) 660-6010
3301 Eastend Drive
Humboldt, TN
Fuel Injection Repair,Radiator Repair,Tune up Repair

Kuykendall Tire and Muffler Center
(731) 784-5916
819 N 22nd Avenue
Humboldt, TN
Electrical Repair,Mufflers Repair

Lovett Appliance Service
(731) 784-5499
114 State Route 420
Humboldt, TN
Truck Detailing

Motorcycle Mafia
(731) 784-7797
2180 Hawks Loop
Humboldt, TN
Motorcycle Fabrication,Motorcycle Repair

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Three Car Repair Rip-Offs By Zach Bowman, DriverSide Contributing Editor

We all like to think of ourselves as savvy shoppers. These days, researching a product requires just a few keystrokes, delivering a plethora of knowledge and vendors competing for your business. Unfortunately, the car repair world doesn’t quite work that way. For car owners in need of a quick repair job, most of us are at the mercy of whatever mechanic is kind enough to take a look at our vehicle. While the vast majority of repair shops out there are good businesses that simply want to keep you on the road and smiling, there are a few bad apples out there. Here is DriverSide’s list of three common auto repair rip-offs.

Padding the bill

A tried-and-true trick for less than trustworthy shops is to pad your bill with many excess charges. Let’s say you bring your car in for a brake job. A mechanic looking to make a few more bucks off of you will come back with a laundry list of life-or-death repairs and do their best to convince you the work absolutely must be done. How much can this cost you? While it shouldn’t be more than $100 for brake pads, a few quick additions can have your bill sitting pretty at over $500 if you aren’t careful.
The best way to protect yourself from extended repair time and unnecessary work is get everything you want done in writing before leaving the shop. If the mechanic still comes back with a massive list of extra work, keep an eye out for anything that seems bogus. Trust your gut. If it sounds odd, don’t hesitate to call up another shop or the dealer from which you purchased your car and ask for their opinion.

Closely related to padding the bill is overselling. Some shops run service specials -- say, an oil change for $10 or complete A/C service for $30. Those would-be deals are just an excuse to get you in the door and your car in their garage. Once there, anything and everything that could need replacing is worked up into an intimidating document that makes your car look like it’s on death’s doorstep. That $30 deal is suddenly costing you over $300 with all of these would-be repairs. Less scrupulous shops will simply go ahead and do the work, sticking you with a bill that’s many times what you saved over having your car serviced somewhere reputable.
The easiest way to keep yourself from getting stuck with massive repairs you didn’t need to begin with is to simply pass on these too good to be true deals. Again, trust yourself and stick with the dealer from which you purchased your car. If the shop is offering the same service for less than half the price, there’s probably a reason, unless they mailed you a coupon for customer loyalty. You’re better off going to a shop you know you can trust, even if it looks like it may cost you a little more.
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