An auto mechanic is a person employed or licensed to repair and maintain automobiles and trucks. They may be an independent operator or work for a garage or dealership and perform all the tasks from routine oil changes, filter replacements, tune-ups, tire rotations, alignments, suspension system checks, and repairs, brake system checks, and repairs, as well as diagnosing and replacing any parts as needed.
A technician who fixes cars is an Automotive Technician or Automotive Service Technician. They fix, inspect and maintain cars for drivers, ensuring no potential issues with anyone’s vehicle. The main duty is to use tools to find issues with a car and then suggest a solution. Technicians also perform maintenance on a car to prevent future breakdowns or problems.
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