On Your Side: RepairPal.com

LAS VEGAS - For many drivers, finding a trusted mechanic is tricky. In fact,  a survey by triple a found two out of three drivers don't trust auto repair shops in general.


The survey found many fear mechanics recommend unnecessary services, or overcharge for the work.
So how can you avoid getting gouged??


Consumer advocate Michelle Mortensen has found a way to keep mechanics honest. It's is called repairpal.com.

Just go to their webpage, type in the make, model and year of your vehicle and the site will populate what the average price for various repairs should be in your zip code.

Michelle put the website to the test. Watch the video to see if it worked for one viewer in need of a lot of work on her 2010 Kia Sedona. 

 

To check out repairpal.com for yourself, click here. 


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