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Auto Repair Shop Jargon

Unless you consider yourself a car expert, you may find yourself feeling a bit lost when having car conversations with your mechanic. Listening to them talk can be a confusing experience if you aren’t all that knowledgeable about the inside of your car. Hopefully, this list of common auto repair terms will give you the confidence to help your next conversation with your mechanic go a bit more seamlessly:

  • Aftermarket Parts – This term applies to parts which are not made by the original manufacturer.

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On My Desk

The objects that inspire and motivate – June 09, 2010

Rosie-Ann Grover
The Hamilton Spectator

Who: Jeff Taylor

Position: Senior technician, diagnostic specialist, Eccles Auto Service Inc.

“This is my life. I’ve spent more than 25 years in this little space,” says Taylor,

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Customer Appreciation Day

Please drop by our 121 King St location on Saturday May 15th for our Customer Appreciation Day, it’s a free event and it’s open to everyone.

The day starts at 9:30 to 11:30 with Kelly Williams and our Ladies Car Care Clinic. At 11:00 we start a free car wash &

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Time flies when you’re having fun

Time flies when you’re having fun. Last April our shop reached a milestone.

We have been in business 25 years.As I wander down memory lane I think about what has changed.I soon realize what hasn’t changed is really the question to be asked.

I suppose the most obvious is the dramatic differences in the actual automobile.

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Holiday Food Drive

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Eccles Auto Service and Uptown Eccles Auto Service* are asking for your help in our holiday food drive. Please stop by either shop at 121 King St W or 200 King St W in Dundas and drop off any non-perishable food items between December 7th 2009 – January 11th 2010.

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Debra Downey of Dundas Star Reports “Eccles Auto steers into the future”

We are thrilled today to read Debra Downey’s Article in the Dundas Star, which discusses our upcoming anniversary and high tech facility.

If you did not catch it in the paper today click on the link below to read the article.

The article starts “Celebrating a 25th anniversary on April Fool’s Day doesn’t phase Bruce Eccles and his crew at Eccles Auto Service Inc.

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Bruce Eccles speaks to Independent repair shop owners in Edmonton

Bruce Eccles speaks to over 200 Independent repair shop owners in Edmonton Feb 2007.



LADIES CAR CARE CLINIC was a huge success! 36 ladies attended and all enjoyed the informal yet informative evening! We would like to extend special thanks to all those who brought in food for the local food bank.

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