Hi I’m new. Don’t have a car problem specific but after reading through several pages of the ancient thread mentioned here on Servicing shops marking up prices I had to sign up and get in on the love here .
I do have some questions if anyone would like to try try to answer…
How do you properly diag a car?
Ex.a new Customer come in with vehicle, say a Ford passenger car. Complaining about a noise coming from their front brakes and ABS light is on. It’s 1pm Saturday afternoon and you’re tired working 6th day and close @5pm and you’re finishing PM on a … Insert_Car_Here.
You tell him leave the car, it’s $140 HR for diag and to come back at closing time but you weren’t sure if you’d get to it completely today.
Customer leaves. ((In your head you’re thinking full brake job?))
What do you next?? I’m not trolling anyone I’m just honestly trying to determine if it’s something all mechanics tend to do , most or just some. …
Thanks for letting me post