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What Does ASE Certified Mean and Why Does it Matter?

When you bring your vehicle to a professional Arizona auto-mechanic, you’re putting a lot of trust in them. You trust not only that they’ll be able to repair/maintain your vehicles, but that they will do so for a fair price. As an ASE Certified auto-mechanic, we wanted to talk today about what this certification means, and why it matters.

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What Exactly is an ASE Certification?

ASE stands for “Automotive Service Excellence” and is issued and regulated by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. In order to achieve this certification, mechanics are required to learn and display a supreme knowledge of automotive repair. Firstly, an automotive technician must complete two years of on-the-job training. Lastly they will have to take and pass a comprehensive exam. Only about two-thirds of those who take the test pass it on their first try.

Why Does It Matter?

You can rest easy at night knowing your vehicle is being serviced by a mechanic with ASE certification, as anyone who possesses the certification has already proven that they have the knowledge and skillset necessary to perform any repairs needed. Don’t worry anymore, have your vehicle serviced by a mechanic with ASE certification.

ASE Means You Can Trust The Mechanic

The shady and easily mistrusted mechanic has long been a stereotype, and while it may be one that applies to some amateur mechanics, it cannot be applied to those who have set themselves apart as the best in the industry. You can trust any mechanic that is ASE certified, as only those who have demonstrated their knowledge can receive the certification.

Get Help From an ASE Certified Mechanic in Arizona

If you’re having issues with a vehicle, any issues at all, bring it in to our shop. Our team of ASE certified mechanics have been providing their services to the great people of Arizona for years, and will continue on for many more. Give us a call today to learn more about our services and to learn about our shop’s availability.

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Thunderbird Automotive Specialists will be closed on Friday, October 20th.

During this time, our team will be attending the memorial service for our late General Manager, Brock Lohman.

We appreciate your understanding and support as we gather as a Thunderbird Automotive Specialist family to honor Brock’s life and legacy.

We will be back open to serve you on Monday, October 23rd. Thank you for your patience and cooperation.