Mechanic recommendation in Boone?

Mechanic recommendation in Boone?

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NeedMechanic

Boone, NC

#1 Oct 4, 2013
So I went to The Oil Exchange for an oil change, and I asked if they could top of my power steering fluid because it went out the other day. Apparently, though, the reason my power steering went out is because my serpentine belt was shot to hell. I also know I probably need new break pads because of the noise.

I'm hesitant to just go to the first place that the Oil Exchange guy recommended (A.J's Tire and Auto) because that recommendation probably just came from a business arrangement they have. I haven't lived in Boone long and this is the first time I've needed my car repaired here. Does anyone have suggestions on an affordable and reputable mechanic?

Time isn't really of the essence because I take the AppalCart to work. I know from the experience of trying to get an inspection a few months ago that some places require you to make appointments well in advance.
Burt

Boone, NC

#2 Oct 4, 2013
NeedMechanic wrote:
So I went to The Oil Exchange for an oil change, and I asked if they could top of my power steering fluid because it went out the other day. Apparently, though, the reason my power steering went out is because my serpentine belt was shot to hell. I also know I probably need new break pads because of the noise.
I'm hesitant to just go to the first place that the Oil Exchange guy recommended (A.J's Tire and Auto) because that recommendation probably just came from a business arrangement they have. I haven't lived in Boone long and this is the first time I've needed my car repaired here. Does anyone have suggestions on an affordable and reputable mechanic?
Time isn't really of the essence because I take the AppalCart to work. I know from the experience of trying to get an inspection a few months ago that some places require you to make appointments well in advance.

Kelly Bros, beside Lowes Foods is pretty reputable.
So is Idol's Tire.
Clark Tire is great if you have the cash.
Ward's Automotive behind skateworld is the best because their prices are good, but you may have a longer wait to get your vehicle back.

Since: Nov 10

lenoir,nc

#3 Oct 4, 2013
Try 421 Auto.
write in

Greenville, SC

#4 Oct 5, 2013
Aj's really is a good place but there's usually ba wait
Joe

Crouse, NC

#5 Oct 5, 2013
Custom Muffler by the Subaru dealer.
Newmom

Bessemer City, NC

#6 Oct 5, 2013
Autonut off 105 extension.
in the know

Sparta, NC

#7 Oct 6, 2013
Don't use AJ's.They over charge and do really crappy work.Been there,done that and had to have it done right elsewhere.
ABC

Raleigh, NC

#8 Oct 7, 2013
Alray's on 105 extension does good work, and it is affordable.
Opoib

Boone, NC

#9 Oct 7, 2013
Castle Auto on 194 has done very good work for me at reasonable prices. Fast and done right first time.
Boonie

United States

#11 Oct 8, 2013
I would also reccomend custom muffler. they have several very good mechanics. I know one of them has been a mechanic for over 20 years. They also have a good turnaround time.
Not a jody fan

Lenoir, NC

#12 Feb 27, 2014
Don't go to modern, they are dirty, lying, scumbags. Also their techs have little or no training.
uncle jesse

Newland, NC

#13 Feb 28, 2014
Not a jody fan wrote:
Don't go to modern, they are dirty, lying, scumbags. Also their techs have little or no training.
they will shart on you hahahaha.

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