Howard & Sons Automotive

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
2 reviews

1900 L St, Sacramento, CA 95814, us

(916) 446-7044

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Hours
 
Specialties
Specializes in Transmission work
Specializes in Brakes and Mufflers
Loaners
No
Notes
 
They are always honest
4.5/5
They are competent
4.5/5
Their repair price is reasonable
5.0/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
5.0/5
They respond well when they screw something up
5.0/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
5.0/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
5.0/5
They are always honest
4.5/5
I would use this mechanic again
N/A
I would recommend this mechanic to others
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They fix the problem the first time
5.0/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
4.5/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
5.0/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
5.0/5
Mar 27, 1999
The "stop" on my electric window sheared off. Earl "fixed" the problem...three times -- but only charged me for the first fix. I came back twice without an appointment when the window came off the track again, and he "squeezed" me in each time, in spite of the fact that his is a very busy shop. He also is a great referral source to other shops (tires, car audio and upholstery). He's also over 60, so he knows a thing or two about carburetors. He specializes in electrical work.
Jul 07, 2000
At ten after 5:00 on a Friday afternoon, I stopped and asked Earl, the owner about a overheating problem I had experienced earlier. It was a very hot day here and at one point after the car had been shut off, the radiator over- flow blew out quite a bit of fluid. Earl checked it out thoroughly after I had checked the hoses and discussed the problem with some others. We were all perplexed but I assumed it needed a complete flush. Its a 94 Dodge Intrepid. He had me start the car then well explained the situation with the automatic electic fans, basically assured me it could just be an anomoly and told me to keep an eye on the temp guage for any further problems. No charge; no phoney recommendations; no need to bring it in for a thorough exam and no problems since. I have to salute this kind of mechanic who takes that kind of time to check things out, explain them then not even make a charge. He's got my business. Jerry Kolasinski

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