How To Pick A Mechanic

When you need a mechanic, we know you need someone that you can trust. We understand that the industry does not have a good reputation and that you may be wondering if you can fully trust what you're hearing. With Team Ryan Automotive, we're an honest family owned and operated auto repair shop. Our goal is simple:  to treat you and your automobile like we want to be treated. When you are looking for car repairs, we know you need:

  • An accurate diagnosis of the problem
  • An understandable explanation of the problem
  • An affordable solution
  • A mechanic that stands behind his work

That's exactly how we approach all our customers. We believe that's why we have people bringing their car to us from Gainesvile, Flowery Branch, Suwanee, Lawrenceville, Dacula, Sugar Hill and Buford. 

Here is a list of things to consider when you're shopping for a solid mechanic:


Find a shop that employs technicians who receive ongoing training in the latest technology. Technicians who have ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certifications should be on staff. They should have multiple credentials if the facility specializes in particular vehicles or components.


Look for a Motorist Assurance Program (MAP) decal, which indicates the shop follows standards the standards of the auto repair industry. They are required to adhere to specific industry practices.  offer customers Better understanding of the vehicle's problem(s) and what repairs are "Required" v. "Suggested"


A clean, well-organized repair facility reflects attention to detail and an effort to maintain a professional image.


Referrals from family or friends, as well as positive ratings from online resources such as the Better Business Bureau, are often good indicators quality.


You should get a written estimate from the shop before they make any repairs. 


Quality shops offer at least a 24-month/ i 4,000-mile parts and labor warranty. If you frequently travel in your car, make sure the warranty is honored nationwide if the shop is part of a chain.

The next time you need car repairs or regular vehicle service, call the mechanics at Team Ryan. You'll understand why we're developing a loyal customer base. We treat our people right. It's exactly what you'd hope for from an auto shop. 

Click here to learn more about auto repair in Buford, Flowery Branch & Sugar Hill.