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Despite the recent news about major automotive recalls throughout the country, Americans don't always think to check if their vehicle has been affected. Left unaddressed, a recalled issue on your car or truck could result in a major hassle, or in extreme cases, personal harm.

Project Wreckless is a nonprofit based in San Francisco dedicated to providing tools for life for inner city youth. The organization takes at-risk young people in the area and instructs them on classic car restoration. The kids get to touch every aspect of the learning experience, from wrenching and welding to...

RepairPal's Certification process is our way of standing by you during every step of the auto repair experience. Certified Shops honor fair price estimates - and are bringing trust and transparency to an industry not known for it.

With the transition from winter to spring, while most people are looking forward to sunshine and warm weather, mechanics are looking forward to pothole season...

Breaking News! Shattered News? However you call it, we're talking about glass! There comes a point in car ownership when your windshield or door glass needs attention. Maybe it's just pitted from years of rock blasting on the highway. Or maybe your rear door glass just caught a knuckle-ball from the neighbor's kid. Either way, your auto glass is going to need repair or replacement. 

When it comes to the price of auto repair, all states are not created equal. And while you may be shelling out the big bucks for a latte or an apartment in places like New York, you may be surprised to find that getting your car fixed there is relatively affordable.

While the RepairPal blog is a great place to find out why our cars are the way they are and work they way they do, you may not always find what you are looking for here. If you haven’t found what you’re looking for, you might want to check out the newly revamped RepairPal Encyclopedia.

This week, AP writer, David Pitt, offered some tips on how to find a great mechanic in an article that appeared in the San Francisco Examiner and MSN Money, among other outlets. Pitt interviewed RepairPal CEO, Art Shaw, and the article speaks to many of the issues important to RepairPal, including fair estimate prices and finding quality shops.

Recently, Audra Fordin was named the first “Female Service Shop Owner of the Year” by the Car Care Council Women’s Board. Fordin is the first female owner/operator of her family’s automotive repair business, Great Bear Auto Shop, in Flushing, NY, which has been in the same location since 1933.

When you go the repair shop or dealership, you want to be prepared and have everything you need. We know that feeling of not being ready, so we've created the RepairPal checklist to take with you. Never again do you have to go to the repair shop without the information you need right there in your hand.