Considering Auto Repair Options in 2021

Published on November 5, 2021
Auto Repair Shop in Melbourne, FL

Let’s face it: in today’s modern world, there seems to be an overabundance of auto repair options. From extremely cheap to incomprehensibly expensive. With a spectrum of options such as those, the world of auto repair can undoubtedly be overwhelming to the average person.

  • Where should I take my car?
  • Best auto repair near me? It’s Cassels Garage!
  • Do expensive prices always equate to quality?

These are all completely valid questions, that are, unfortunately, a bit of a challenge to answer.

While we may not be able to answer all these questions and provide clarity to all potential issues right now. What we can tell you, is that – doing your due diligence with research will always lead you to the best mechanic in Melbourne, FL.

Sure, you could hire your inexperienced friend or your neighbor’s friend’s uncle to do the work, but will they provide you with a result equivalent to what a seasoned professional would? Maybe, but not likely.

You know who would? The aforementioned seasoned professional, the auto mechanic.

Let’s take a quick look at why hiring a professional is important and will undoubtedly produce better results for you and your vehicle.

Auto Repair Options: Safety Factor

Among many reasons to always go with a seasoned professional when choosing the right mechanic shop for repairs on your vehicle, the first and foremost reason should be the safety factor.

Does choosing a lesser-experienced mechanic or auto shop automatically result in unsafe conditions for you and your vehicle? No, of course not.

However, it is far more likely with lack of experience. For example, an inexperienced mechanic may not be fully aware of certain things, whereas an experienced professional would be totally aware and heavily versed in,

  • Vehicle mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Recalls and replacements
  • Compatibility
  • Weld points

Think of the damage that one could do to a vehicle should the wrong kind of fluid be placed in the wrong reservoir.  Imagine the potential harm that could occur if a vehicle that was ‘repaired’ after a collision and once again deemed safe for use… wasn’t.

Consequences of examples such as these (among many, many other examples) could range from minor, to the most extreme of extreme; catastrophic results could even land you and your loved ones in the hospital. Or worse.

Lack of experience doesn’t always mean these terrible possibilities will come to fruition, but they are much more likely should you not do your due diligence and make the right choices when it comes to auto repair. This isn’t just about your car, this is about the safety of you, your loved ones, and other drivers on the road.

Cutting corners, being unaware of proper protocols, etc.; these are some of the many issues that coincide with experience, whether the mechanic meant well or not. Don’t ‘cut corners on quality. Always go with a seasoned professional.

Fuel Economy

Let’s look at something as simple as the wheels on a vehicle. Easy to replace, affordable, nothing too complicated, right? Wrong.

Something as seemingly trivial as tires can greatly impact your vehicle’s fuel economy. Misaligned wheels, worn out, cracked or simply wrong type of tire can greatly diminish your gas mileage. You will need to know proper traction, fit, alignment and other factors that affect your car’s fuel economy.

A seasoned professional will understand and do, whereas an inexperienced shop or mechanic may not.

Make the Right Choice

In a sea of choice and DIY car repairs you shouldn’t do yourself, we advise you to focus on safety, fuel economy, and the overall betterment and proper maintenance of your vehicle.

This is something that comes with years of experience and practice. The cheapest options and the most expensive options do not always equate to better or worse. “You pay for what you get” is not universally applicable.

Instead, you should continue to use your due diligence,

  • Search for a local mechanic near you
  • Look up recent reviews on sites you trust like Google and Facebook
  • Ask for an estimate
  • Compare prices, work times

Cassels Garage Auto Repair

Cassels Garage has provided superior auto repair mechanic in Melbourne, FL and the surrounding communities for over 50 years. We’re here to help you with a multitude of automotive needs. We’d be glad to give you a free estimate for vehicle repair as well as answer any questions that you may have.

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