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2003 Toyota Matrix Question: Check engine light on, need repair.

 

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sunray, Fort Lauderdale, FL, March 22, 2012, 20:08
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Which would be the best place to get service, dealership service or independent mechanic?

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    TimGoodreau March 23, 2012, 05:42
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    Most parts stores will put a code reader on your car free of charge,the will or should tell you what the code is for.

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    Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 885-4176
    milesauto March 23, 2012, 05:54
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    Since I run an independent shop I admit I'm bias in that respect....but its best to get recommendations from friends or coworkers where they take their cars in the area where you live. Also good idea to check a paticular shops rating at the BBB site too to see how they handle complaints when they come along.

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    TimGoodreau, March 23, 2012, 06:42
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    I understand about being bias with having a shop,I am also with being a mobile mechanic/ business owner,we all beleave that we give the best service,but I beleave that it only the customer who can tell us who THEY think does the best for them. No disrespect.....

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