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Understanding Automotive Repair Pricing

Understanding Automotive Repair Pricing

There’s No Standard For Hourly Automotive Repair Pricing in the Industry Typically (but no always), auto centers will calculate their automotive repair pricing by the hour using a labor guide or by the job performed. The labor guide lays out a simple equation for billing based on the job performed (Time Worked x Type of Job = Hourly Rate). For example, let’s say you need to have your thermostat repaired. The labor guide calls for thermostat work to be billed at $100/hour and it takes the technician just over 40 minutes to repair, or roughly .7 hours, giving you a total labor cost of $70. Using Repair Complexity as The Pricing Method vs. A Labor Guide In contrast, the practice of charging by the job takes a few more factors into account. Auto centers come to their prices by factoring in the difficulty of the job, their exp ... read more

Auto Repair Centers in Northern Delaware – Campanella's Top Seven Secondary Alternative Choices

Auto Repair Centers in Northern Delaware – Campanella's Top Seven Secondary Alternative Choices

Dealing with automotive issues is frustrating enough and, trying to find the right automotive repair center only adds to that frustration.  We believe that our office staff and team of certified technicians continually raise the standard for excellence and extraordinary service in the auto repair industry in the state of Delaware and its' surrounding areas.  However, we've compiled a list of additional reputibal auto repair centers in Northern Delaware as possible secondary alternatives. Campanella's Top Seven Secondary Alternative Choices for Auto Repair Centers in Northern Delaware (listed in alphabetical order) 1. Brandywine Auto Repair - 1209 Kirkwood Highway Newark, DE 19711 Brandywine Auto Repair is a small, family operated business with a strong sense of service and responsibility. They also offer a customer rewards program with incentives like free oil change services ... read more

Auto Repair Estimate Cost and Procedure

Auto Repair Estimate Cost and Procedure

The Free Basic Inspection Our auto repair estimate includes a free basic inspection that consists of visual evaluations on wear items such as suspension, brakes, belts, and hoses as well as checking fluid conditions. There’s More to Diagnostic Testing than Plugging Your Car into a Computer Diagnostics is the second half of our inspection. Unfortunately, mainstream automotive chains have tainted this term by making customers think plugging your car into a computer reveals the problem without fail. In reality, diagnostic testing only provides a list of potential problems. That’s why we do this part a little differently at Paul Campanella’s Auto and Tire Center. We call it Testing and Inspections. Included are diagnostics scans and an in-depth examination to rule out all possibilities which allow us to identify the exact issue. By following this auto repair esti ... read more

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