Transmission Service,

November 1, 2010 by · 36 Comments 

Barr Transmission in Seattle Washington offers expert transmission service, repair, and rebuilding as well as a full range of bumper to bumper and top to bottom automotive repair. We can handle everything from tune-ups and oil changes to complete transmission rebuilding or replacement. We can handle all kinds of domestic, foreign, 4 x 4’s (4WD […]

Auto Repair: The Top Ten Mistakes Made By Your Mechanic

September 22, 2010 by · 88 Comments 

Number One: Not confirming the concern. Confirming a repair concern is a basic diagnostic principle frequently overlooked. To fix a problem, the first thing one must do is recognize it. Number Two: Insufficient Road Testing. The importance of a thorough road test (even for an oil change) is well documented in automotive training manuals. Yet, […]

Your Modern Auto Body Repair Shop

September 22, 2010 by · 46 Comments 

Most of us never would want to see the inside of an auto body repair shop. At the most we can often smell the solvents being emitted by automotive body vehicle repair shop as we drive by and wonder how those people can make it through a work day never being precise and accurate in […]

How To Pay For Emergency Car Repairs

September 22, 2010 by · 46 Comments 

Your car has broken down, and now you need to pay for towing, and repairs. Sometimes these repairs cost unexpected hundreds or thousands of dollars. What are your options? 1. Be Prepared The best way to avoid an emergency is to be prepared for an emergency. If you can set aside a little bit of […]

Car Repairing Made Easy

September 22, 2010 by · 47 Comments 

Does your car need some repairs? Well it can be less time consuming and save you money, if you decide to repair your car yourself. And who doesn’t like saving money? The main reason for concern would be in finding the right parts for the car. It is a good idea to get the parts […]

Car Repair Prices: Why Your Oil Change Is Never “Just An Oil Change”

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

For a repair shop, there is little profit in the $29.95 oil change. By the time a shop pays its technician, pays for the oil, the filter, and the hazardous waste disposal fees, there’s no money left. This low profit margin is worsened by the extremely competitive “Quick Lube” business, which forces local repair shops […]

Car Repair Prices: There Are No Honest Mechanics!

September 22, 2010 by · 39 Comments 

I enjoy reading the tips and suggestions on finding an honest or good mechanic. These can be found on various government and consumer websites, and in a variety of auto repair articles. I think the same guy wrote all the suggestions, and for all 50 states! You’ll be advised to check around by word of […]

6 Simple Steps To Avoiding Expensive Car Repairs

September 22, 2010 by · 34 Comments 

Quite often, a visit to the car repair shop can be even more painful than a visit to your dentist.  Perhaps physical pain it’s involved, but some car repairs can leave your wallet feeling pretty empty and you with a bad taste in your mouth.  The best way to avoid costly repairs is to take […]

Auto Repair: How Can They Screw Up An Oil Change?

September 22, 2010 by · 34 Comments 

“It’s all about beating the clock.” This quote comes from a wise old service manager, advising me on how to maximize my income as a flat-rate technician. If you have ever wondered why your car doesn’t get fixed correctly, or all your concerns weren’t addressed, you can blame, in part, the flat-rate pay structure. Flat-rate […]

Virtual World, Virtual Car Dealerships – Buy Online Through Car Finder Services And Save Money

September 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Everyday, the world of the virtual marketplace gets more real. Dealers, owners, salespeople and services around the world are learning the value of putting their stores online. The automotive manufacturing, marketing and dealership sectors have a greater reliance and expertise in knowledge management than any other industry. This extends to viable E-commerce and cutting-edge online […]