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Monthly Archives: July 2011

What If The Auto Repair Industry Was Ran Like Medical Insurance Companies?

What If The Auto Repair Industry Was Ran Like Medical Insurance Companies?

Often, in the automotive repair industry, people feel that the time we take to diagnosis a problem should be free or at least waived if repairs are done. That the time we spend should be on us, the shop. Well how about we become like the medical insurance industry. Would that be OK with you? Think about it. Just like the medical insurance industry’s, we’ll send you a bill every month for $200 or more. You’ll pay that amount whether you need repairs or not. If however you have a problem with your transmission, you’ll of course need to pay a co-pay of $50.00 before we do anything. Then we will cover up to 80% of your bill. Oh, and we’ll need to do lot’s of test. Each test will require another co-pay, and you will need to pay it whether we find a problem or not. Sounds like a great idea, doesn’t it? What, you don’t like that idea? Each month we try and educate you, the consumer, on how our industry works and how to keep from paying more th ... read more

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