Mechanics

Mechanics responding to many dead car batteries

ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, OR SOAP AND WATER. HERE’S ANOTHER SIDE EFFECT OF STAYING HOME DURING THE OUTBREAK – DEAD CAR BATTERIES. MANY VEHICLES ARE SITTING IN DRIVEWAYS AND PARKING SPACES FOR DAYS ON END WITHOUT BEING DRIVEN. SO WHEN DRIVERS DO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL – THE JUICE JUST ISN’T THERE. TRYING TO GET EMERGENC SERVICE IS THE LAST THING YOU WANT WHEN YPOU’RE TRYING TO RUN AN ERRAND. SO TRIPLE A HAS SOME ADVICE…. “WHEN WE DONT DRIVE OUR VEHICLES ON A REGULAR BASES THEY FEEL NEGLECTED. BATTERIES CAN GET DISCHARGED, TIRES CAN GO FLAT.” <BUTTED TO> “I WOULD SUGGEST STARTING YOUR CAR AT A MINIMUM OF ONC A WEEK, MORE IS BETTER, AND TAKE IT FOR A 25, 30 MINUTE DRIVE.” TRIPLE A IS REMINDING DRIVERS TO REGULARLY GO OUT AND START THEIR VEHICL

Mechanics responding to many dead car batteries

Batteries not charging due to lack of use

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3023.00 – Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics


Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

This title represents a group of more specific occupations. For additional information, please select one of the specific occupations below.


Credentials  |  Wages & Employment  |  Job Openings  |  Additional Information

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Wages & Employment Trends

Median wages (2018) $19.57 hourly, $40,710 annual
State wages
 
Employment (2018) 770,000 employees
Projected growth (2018-2028) Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
Little or no change (-1% to 1%)
Projected job openings (2018-2028) 74,000
State trends
 
Top industries (2018)

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2018 wage data
external site and 2018-2028 employment projections
external site.
“Projected growth” represents the estimated change in total employment over the projections period (2018-2028). “Projected job openings” represent openings due to growth and replacement.

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Sources of Additional Information

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Mechanics Files | Car Talk

Del’s Service Station

Stafford VA, 22554

Del’s Staff is always knowledgeable and provide great friendly service. We rely on and appreciate the service and integrity we receive from Del’s and will continue to utilize them for all of our… read more

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Greg Solow’s Engine Room

Santa Cruz CA, 95060

Greg installed a water pump on my truck and it still leaked. Greg said ‘it takes 1000 miles to break in’ and refused to fix it I took the truck to Toyota and they replaced the defective gasket Greg… read more

Freisens Auto Center

Fort Collins CO, 80524

Great shop, I have used them for a couple of decades. Originally I decided to continue working with Stan because of how he treated my wife. He was perfectly honest with her, even when I was not… read more

Greg’s Repair

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Top 10 Car Magazines – Car and Driver, Popular Mechanics, Road & Track, Motor Trend and more

Car and Driver offers down-to-earth advice and useful reviews on the automobiles that most people own and drive today.

As the ultimate magazine for practical advice on do-it-yourself projects, Popular Mechanics also provides insight on products, technology, and modern trends in industries ranging from automotive to robotics.

For in-depth auto racing coverage, Road & Track is the perfect publication. Featuring detailed information like race statistics, in addition to interviews with racers you probably know, Road & Track is an expert source for all things related to auto racing.

Motor Trend not only discusses popular trends and reviews pertaining to modern vehicles, but news on motor sports as well. A great source for anyone in the market for new or used cars and trucks.

Of the Hemmings car magazines, Hemmings Classic Car focuses on events, people, and of course, classic American cars.

Another of Hemmings car magazines, Hemmings Motor News targets

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