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List of mechanics that have been recommended by DDfers:

Brooklyn
Empire Auto Center
485 Utica Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11203
(718) 756-6050

https://maps.app.goo.gl/wh8Mei7zwZPLJKHQ6

Ashers Auto Repair
3901 16th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11218
Phone: (347) 240-7921

Lakewood

Betzalel Brezner 845-558-5547
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #165 on: December 04, 2018, 05:16:56 PM »
ETA.
Gave it another shot and figured it out! One of the wires wasn't connected properly and was causing a short.

Figured this out after a friend suggested that I check the fuse, which turns out was blown I went ahead and replaced it and it blew again until I disconnected the faulty wire and replaced the fuse again (good thing I splurged for a package of 5 lol)
And BH all good now!
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #166 on: December 16, 2018, 07:31:55 PM »
Can anyone recommend a reputable shop in Brooklyn for brake pads/rotors?

My lease is going back in 2019 but I desperately need new brakes now so not looking too spend much...

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #167 on: December 16, 2018, 09:41:11 PM »


Can anyone recommend a reputable shop in Brooklyn for brake pads/rotors?

My lease is going back in 2019 but I desperately need new brakes now so not looking too spend much...

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #168 on: December 16, 2018, 09:45:40 PM »
Can anyone recommend a reputable shop in Brooklyn for brake pads/rotors?

My lease is going back in 2019 but I desperately need new brakes now so not looking too spend much...

Thanks
Not willing to tackle this yourself? Pads and rotors is pretty simple and straight forward.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #169 on: December 16, 2018, 10:53:50 PM »
Not willing to tackle this yourself? Pads and rotors is pretty simple and straight forward.
+1 but without a lift and proper tools, expect this 20 min job to take an hour

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #170 on: December 16, 2018, 11:34:19 PM »
+1 but without a lift and proper tools, expect this 20 min job to take an hour
Floor jack and many parts stores will lend any tools or just bring it by my house.  :)
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« Reply #171 on: December 16, 2018, 11:44:25 PM »
Floor jack and many parts stores will lend any tools or just bring it by my house.  :)
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« Reply #172 on: December 16, 2018, 11:48:16 PM »
Be careful, I might just do that.
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« Reply #173 on: December 17, 2018, 12:03:56 AM »
I am an excellent instructor.
I'd always rather learn to do it myself, rather than have someone do it for me.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #174 on: December 30, 2018, 12:59:28 PM »
I'd always rather learn to do it myself, rather than have someone do it for me.
Learn from the pro the first time and tackle it yourself from then on?

 Any recommendations where to search for parts for your specific car? Looking for a part, but even after entering the car make and model I still can't pull up that item.
 Is there a site to find the exact match, or autozone is going to be my best bet?
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« Reply #175 on: December 30, 2018, 03:28:43 PM »
Any recommendations where to search for parts for your specific car? Looking for a part, but even after entering the car make and model I still can't pull up that item.
 Is there a site to find the exact match, or autozone is going to be my best bet?
I use Advance, Pepboys and Autozone. For a body part try Rock Auto.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #176 on: December 30, 2018, 03:30:21 PM »
I use Advance, Pepboys and Autozone. For a body part try Rock Auto.
I looked everywhere for a new window gasket, cant find it or rather have no clue what it's called.
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #177 on: December 30, 2018, 03:40:33 PM »
I looked everywhere for a new window gasket, cant find it or rather have no clue what it's called.
Make/model
The gasket on the door for the window?
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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #178 on: December 30, 2018, 03:43:08 PM »
i found that eBay will be very competitive for parts. specifically for oem parts !

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Re: Car Repairs Master Thread
« Reply #179 on: December 30, 2018, 03:44:11 PM »
I looked everywhere for a new window gasket, cant find it or rather have no clue what it's called.
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