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How mechanics charge for labor?

How do mechanics know how long a repair takes? Consumers often ask me how mechanics charge for labor. Well, there’s a method to their madness, and contrary to popular belief, it’s not based on your gender or car smarts. Labor charges are based on flat rate guide Several data companies sell flat rate labor guides that list the time required to do just about every possible repair on a vehicle. I’ll use the guide to show you how a shop would compile an estimate to replace a water pump on a 2005 Chevrolet Impala … Read More

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