Today, in this modern world, cars are quite complex, with all the fancy features and technology. You need a good mechanic to repair and replace any of the moving parts and electrical components of your car. A lot of the components in a car are now electrical and computer driven so a mechanic’s job description is now broader than it once was. This is also why there are many forms of diagnostic tools and computers which each mechanic now has access to and uses, to find problems in cars that they would otherwise not be able to find.
If you want to maintain your car, you should take it in for a regular service to a good mechanic workshop. This will potentially prevent you from needing to take your car in later, as it can prevent any future faults or damage done to the mechanical and electrical parts of the car.
If the workshop is large enough and has quite a few staff, they can specialise in the repair and replacement of many different components of cars, without having to outsource the work elsewhere.
The parts that many mechanics service are; transmission, brakes, steering, clutch, cooling system, drive belt and shaft, engine block, exhaust, fans, fuel pump and other accessories, gaskets, gearbox, air-conditioning, ignition, suspension, turbo, and much more. Some workshops have the facilities to repair and service wheels and tyres too.
If the mechanics’ workshop is broad enough in its speciality, it can also repair and replace electrical components including; All the lighting in the car, including the dashboard, headlights and tail(rear)lights. They can also fix the automatic windows, central locking, fuses, and other electrical parts. A lot of these mechanical and electrical components overlap, so if a mechanic or a workshop can specialise in both, that’s very suitable, when selecting a good mechanic for a standard or logbook service for you car.