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  1. What are your strengths as a mechanic?
  2. Why do you want to work for our garage?
  3. How many times have you torn apart an engine to fix it or just to see the parts inside?
  4. How well do you pay attention to details?
  5. Which metal is used for crankshaft main bearing journal?
  6. How much experience do you have working with cars?
  7. Sometimes we will be backed up and need someone to stay later, how often do you believe you would be okay staying past 5?
  8. Lets say you put a muffler on wrong, you could let it go but you know in a day, or a week, it will start making loud noises, what do you do?
  9. What kinds of challenges did you face on your last job? Give an example of how you handled them.
  10. If I ask you to do something in a way you are not used to, how would you handle this?
  11. Have you ever worked with little or no supervision?
  12. What was the toughest situation you've had fixing a car?
  13. How do you handle unexpected situations that might cause you to be late for work?
  14. What was the toughest job you've done in the past?
  15. What is your favorite car?
  16. When you make a mistake, how do you go about fixing it?
  17. If you were interviewing for this position, what would you be looking for in the applicants?
  18. Have you ever changed a tie rod?
  19. Do you have any experience refurbishing old cars?
  20. What is your specialty?
  21. Tell me about your work experience.
  22. How would your previous employer describe your past work?
  23. What do you know about computer systems in cars?
  24. Do you adapt well to your team?
  25. What experiences do you have in changing a transmission?
Auto Mechanic Information
August 17th, 2017

An auto mechanic (or car mechanic in British English and motor mechanic in Australian English) is a mechanic who specializes in automobile maintenance, repair, and sometimes modification. An auto mechanic may be knowledgeable in working on all parts of a variety of car makes or may specialize either in a specific area or in a specific make of car. In repairing cars, their main role is to diagnose the problem accurately and quickly. They often have to quote prices for their customers before commencing work or after partial disassembly for inspection. The mechanic uses both electronic means of gathering data as well as their senses. Their job may involve the repair of a specific part or the replacement of one or more parts as assemblies.
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