Arrive Alive In Gig Harbor

We’ve all seen Washington motorists do crazy things while driving to or from Gig Harbor. A guy shaving in the rear-view mirror, a woman applying makeup, people talking on their phones, texting or drinking from an enormous coffee mug. It’s a wonder we even dare drive on Washington roads. The truth is that all of us Gig Harbor auto owners are distracted when we drive. Unfortunately, traffic, road construction and other dangerous external factors are beyond our control. The distractions inside our car, however, are things we can...

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What Gig Harbor Automotive Service Consumers Should Know

There are some things Gig Harbor motorists should know about Gig Harbor car service and repair. First and foremost, Mackert Automotive LLC cares about you and your family’s safety. And we really appreciate your business. Mackert Automotive LLC in Gig Harbor wants to build a trusting relationship that becomes the foundation for a mutually beneficial experience for years to come. Building on that foundation, there are some things that would help you understand the auto service and repair business better. First, it can be really hard to fix...

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Your Well Trained Technician At Mackert Automotive LLC

When your car, truck, SUV has a problem, or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your car’s so important to your life in Gig Harbor, you need to back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time. If you’ve ever checked into some of the technician training Mackert Automotive LLC professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a modern car. For example: Today there are four cylinder engines that generate...

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Questions To Ask Your Service Advisor

We find that a lot of service and repair at are a little tentative when they talk with their automotive advisers. They want to ask questions, but don’t want to be embarrassed or to seem pushy. Cars are very complicated and there’s more to know about them than most of us have the time to learn. Maybe it’s because cars have become so much more reliable that the average person just doesn’t need to know as much to keep their vehicle on the road. You know, your local hospital has a Patient’s Bill of Rights that they...

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Ethics of Automotive Repair in Gig Harbor, WA.

We’re going to be talking about the ethics of automotive repair. It seems like news outlets really like hit-and-run reporting; they hit everyone from groceries stores to retail to physicians. And the automotive service and repair industry hasn’t been given a pass either. Unfortunately, every profession in has some bad actors that hurt the reputation of everyone else. On the automotive side, industry associations and professional licensing organizations are very committed to high ethical standards. Yet some people remain...

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On Board Diagnostics For Motorists

Some motorists are confused by charges for diagnostic services for a vehicle repair. Many services at and other automotive repair shops include diagnostic fees. When you take your laptop into a computer repair shop for a problem you’ll likely have to leave a deposit for diagnostics. When we visit our doctor for a medical problem, we’re paying him to diagnose our ailment and of course for the tests that go along with it. So receiving a diagnostic charge at for a tricky automotive problem shouldn’t be a surprise. In...

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