Friday, December 5, 2008

Cute car mechanics

An auto mechanic or motor mechanic in Australian English is a mechanic who specialises in automobile maintenance, repair, and sometimes modification. A mechanic may be knowledgeable in working on all parts of a variety of car makes or may specialize either in a specific area or in a specific make of car. In repairing cars, their main role is to diagnose the problem accurately and quickly. They often have to quote prices for their customers before commencing work or after partial disassembly for inspection. The mechanic uses both electronic means of gathering data as well as their hands, ears, eyes and nose. Their job may involve the repair of a specific part or the replacement of one or more parts as assemblies.

In the USA, several programs and schools that offer training for those interested in pursuing competencies as an automotive mechanic or as an auto technician already exist (see Universal Technical Institute). A few of the aspects usually taught those studying for this career are: Automotive Engines Repair and Performance, Power and Performance, Fuel and Ignition Systems, Drivability and Emissions, Automotive Powertrains, Brakes, Climate Control, Transmission, auto Electronic Fundamentals, Automotive Electronic Technology Systems, Advanced Diagnostic Systems, Automotive Undercar, Collision and Refinishing and many more...

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