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The Many Facets Of The Modern Day Mechanic

Why are excellent mechanics that provide quality work so hard to find? As the already complicated four-stroke internal combustion engine has now grown to encompass intricate electrical, suspension, and computerized systems, today’s mechanic needs to know much more than the anatomy of an engine and how it fits within the structure of a car. 

Did you know…

Automotive technology has become so elaborate that it now rivals rocket science!

  • The average car has about 30,000 different parts.
  • Cars today contain up to 50 separate computers – that’s more computing power than the system that guided Apollo astronauts to the moon!

Did you know…

Being a mechanic is kind of like being a scientific detective. 

  • Technicians must be well versed in numerous makes, models, and types of engines. 
  • Mechanics must be skilled in operating an ever-evolving array of specialty tools and equipment.
  • Engineers must be extremely familiar with a myriad of parts. Discerning if they are operational and if not, what malfunctions could have caused their damage.

Did you know…

Finding a great mechanic who can keep your vehicle in good repair is not a luxury – it’s a necessity!

  • There are over 240 million cars on the road. Of those, 80% are in the maintenance/repair phase.
  • On average, there are 1.88 vehicles per U.S. household.

Tradesmen who were once referred to as a “motorhead” are now highly educated, highly sought after engineers.

Did you know…

North Hills Auto works hard to find the best of the best mechanics so you don’t have to! Our technicians are the cream of the crop, holding ASE certifications, Master certifications, and a variety of specialized certifications along with the sought after experience required to meet the needs of all of our clients. These seasoned mechanics are the foundation of our great warranty policies and we are delighted to have them serving our facilities.

No need to stress out about your mechanic! Rest easy and call North Hills Auto today: Augusta St (864) 233-9002 or Butler Rd (864) 234-1002.

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