Hunts Automotive Services , Wiltshire | ClickMechanic

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(240 ratings)

  • 24 years professional experience

  • 573 completed bookings

  • Active since May 2017

Qualifications

  • NVQ Level 1 Qualified
  • NVQ Level 2 Qualified
  • NVQ Level 3 Qualified
  • City & Guilds Level 2 Qualified
  • Other Qualification
  • Ranked Number 1 in the UK and Ireland on the League of True Mechanics
  • IMI Member

Hunts Automotive Services , Wiltshire | ClickMechanic

Edward H
Edward Hunt is currently ranked Number 1 in the UK & Ireland according to the League of True Mechanics having won the National competition & held the title an impressive 3 years running, being crowned number 1 in the 2021, 2022 & 2023 Contests, each time after competing over the course of 5 months against mechanics from all over the UK and Ireland. Edward is not only the first person ever to win more than once but the first to ever achieve the 'hat trick' as announced live on BBC Radio 2
Current finalist for UK Independent garage of the year 2024
Previous awards include South West of England VW and Audi Apprentice of the year 2005 and Salisbury college Technical Student of the year 2000

Edward is a third generation car mechanic who has always been a car enthusiast from a very young age.
He began his professional career in the motor trade as an apprentice technician at Volkswagen. He gained a wealth of experience within the Volkswagen Group, mainly at a VW main dealer, but with time spent in the VW commercial workshop as well the Seat & Skoda workshops. He also spent just under 2 years as a specialist patrol for the AA dealing with breakdowns on all manner of vehicle from mopeds to HGV.

Professional Motor Mechanic magazine did a double page feature article all about Edd's career in the May 2022 issue and a digital copy can be found here:
https://pmmonline.co.uk/magazines/may-2022/ (Article on pages 44 and 45)

Edd works as a Consultant on an International level trouble shooting complex faults for garages mostly across the United Kingdom but his reputation has spread further afield and has also been called out to jobs as far away as Ireland, Italy and Switzerland.
You can follow Edd's adventures around the world as a Technical Consultant on instagram @edd_hunt_the_car_consultant
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John
24th May 2024
Land Rover Discovery Basic Pre-purchase Inspection
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Edd, did a quality inspection and clearly is very knowledgeable and conscientious, he delivered more than expected

Neil
14th April 2024
Vauxhall Meriva Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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As always, Edd went above and beyond to make sure I was armed with as much information as possible before making a decision on the vehicle he inspected.

Sadly like an other vehicle checked, it was barely road worthy, let alone worth buying but that’s not Edd’s fault. The man has saved me once again from throwing money away.

Kate
8th April 2024
Renault Trafic Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Edd was brilliant and carried out a thorough inspection of the van and provided comprehensive notes and photos. He also provided a follow up phone call to talk through his findings and answer any questions that I had. Nothing was too much trouble and his inspection did throw up some concerning things about the van which I would never have found otherwise. I wouldn't hesitate in contacting Edd again for an inspection.

Simon
6th April 2024
Vauxhall Combo Basic Pre-purchase Inspection
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Another brilliant pre-inspection from Ed. Thorough as always. We did buy this one!!

Melody
1st April 2024
Mercedes-Benz Viano Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Edward was worth every penny I spent for an inspection that was over and above expectations, allowing me peace of mind and the confidence to negotiate a fair deal on a vehicle that was a rather large purchase for me.

Thanks Ed, number 1 UK mechanic 👍🏼

Bridie
28th March 2024
Kia Soul Basic Pre-purchase Inspection
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Ed was very helpful and efficient!! Cannot fault his work ethic, expertise and communication.

Highly recommend!

Neil
27th March 2024
Citroen C4 Picasso Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Ed was fantastic, plenty of communication prior to address some parts I particularly wanted checked, and plenty of explanation after the check on possible implications of the problems and concerns he found. Booked a next-day premium pre-purchase inspection and glad I did, avoided a potential money sink of a car. He came across as very knowledgeable (and afterwards seeing his profile i see i could not have been in better hands), and went beyond the check list as detialed on clickmechanic too. Ed is determined to give you all the information you need to make an informed decision regarding the vehicle you've called him out to see.

Valerie
25th March 2024
Vauxhall Astra
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Hello ....Edd was extremely helpful and polite and quick to respond with all communication services ..... The seller of car decided not to sell, he changed his mind before Edd had a chance to visit for a pre purchase full inspection report............We will definitely contact yourselves,so that we can use Edd with any future car purchase/s.......His profile is absolutely First Class ......Thankyou

Grant
21st March 2024
Land Rover Range Rover Sport Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Very comprehensive and informative assessment.
Edd took the time to explain things clearly and in detail and was able to help me make an informed decision as to whether to continue with the purchase of the vehicle. He articulated the pros and cons for the major items requiring repair work.

Jacqueline
21st March 2024
MINI Mini Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Shame the scores are only 5 stars as Edd Hunt went above what I expected and I received a very comprehensive report and telephone follow up from him. He took the time to contact me prior to the inspection and asked if there were any particular concerns I may have about the vehicle.
I did have the full inspection and I’m so glad I did, Edd was able to uncover numerous issues and provided photographic evidence that made me realise that the vehicle I was looking to purchase wasn’t as great as it appeared. I was able to cost the repairs required that I used to offer a lower price to the seller, they declined, but I’m not disappointed just happy I haven’t purchased a lemon!.