Car Repair

Authored By: Texas Attorney General

Learn how to find a car repair shop that's reputable by checking for certifications such as: ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification, AAA, or Blue Seal approvals before handing over your car to just anyone. This guide provides helpful ways to make sure work is performed properly and you are not overcharged or end up with shoddy work, like asking for detailed "Authorizations to Inspect" before work is done and written "Authorizations to Begin Repair Work." It also details things to watch out for, common scams, and laws that specifically apply to deceptive practices you might encounter when getting your car repaired.

Guide to Choosing Repair Shops, Laws, & What to Watchout for:

Last Review and Update: Jun 14, 2015