Patson Dzingai , Scotland - East | ClickMechanic

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(64 ratings)

  • 9 years professional experience

  • 168 completed bookings

  • Active since July 2022

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Patson Dzingai , Scotland - East | ClickMechanic

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I am currently employed by Halfords Auto Centre as a skilled auto technician, working on a wide range of modern vehicles in a busy competitive environment. My current duties include
Vehicle servicing.
Carrying out road safety checks.
Mot failure repairs.
General vehicle repairs including brakes, suspension, exhaust, clutch and timing belt replacement to name a few.
I am a skilled auto technician with over 9 years of practical experience in the trade.
Jackie
11th June 2024
Ford Focus
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Great bloke efficient and helpful. Problem solver. Chatty. Very reassuring

Andrew
10th June 2024
Peugeot Boxer Water pump replacement
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Patson was absolutely brilliant. Talked me through everything in regards to what he done and what I should expect next.

Highly recommend đź‘Ś

Jamie
2nd June 2024
Mercedes-Benz A-Class Full Service
MOT with collection & delivery
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Patson was fantastic. Great communication, flexible to help me out and very descriptive and helpful when offering suggestions. Highly recommend and would go back to again.

Eric
30th May 2024
Peugeot 3008 SUV Timing belt replacement
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Patson was knowledgable and able to complete work that other local garages would not have the right tools to do.
He kept the car longer than anticipated, but that was due to the fact that he wanted to ensure the work is completed to his satisfaction. Would recommend booking with Patson!

Marchie
22nd April 2024
Citroen Grand C4 Picasso Timing belt replacement
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Mechanic was friendly and knowledgable, and happy with the work carried out.

Kevin
1st April 2024
Renault Megane Timing belt replacement
Alternator belt replacement
Fan belt replacement
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This is a skilled/long disassembly job and I would like to thank Patson for doing fantastic work on the timing belt assembly and alternator belt. Very happy with his workmanship and he left me with good service advice for the future, even going the extra mile to return the car out of hours. Would absolutely recommend him. 10/10

Arthur
20th March 2024
Dacia Logan MCV Clutch replacement
Brake discs and pads replacement - front (both)
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everything done to my satisfaction
very easy with no effort on my own part

Hamish
18th March 2024
Peugeot 308 Interim Service
MOT with collection & delivery
Brake pads replacement - front (all)
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Patson was friendly, knowledgeable and thorough. He explained his work and the process clearly.

Ivans
7th March 2024
Nissan Qashqai+2 Clutch replacement
Starter motor replacement
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He was friendly, it took him a lot of time to put the car back together... I got the job done, but I needed to install new parts that I paid for... and not patch up the old ones. I'm not sure whose fault it is, his or the website that lists the cost of labor and spare parts! SPARES! but nothing new was installed, parts .

Reply from Patson:

When I go out for a repair visit, I have to complete the job according to what is on the job booking request. Any other follow on work required that is not on the booking request would require its own booking request and be paid for accordingly. Any parts and labour for the job carry with them a warranty for 12months, which is enforceable either by contacting me directly or through the Clickmechanic resolution centre.

I do not normally respond to reviews, but I have to respond to this one, as you have accused me of a fraudulent and illegal act.

Normal procedures are that a case like this should be dealt with in the Click mechanic resolution centre, where you will be given support and advice.


Clickmechanic have robust customer protection policies in place and do take customer protection seriously.

You have stated here that I did not fit/install new parts on your vehicle.

Please provide the evidence. This very simple and here is how you do it, raise your case in the Clickmechanic resolution centre.

Let me give you an insight of how it will all playout. The evidence you provide will be reviewed by Clickmechanc’s own team of residence mechanics. If you do not have that evidence at the moment or cannot get it yourself, Clickmechanic will direct you to an independent garage, who will gather the evidence for you and file a report of their findings with Clickmechanic.

Here is what will happen should the evidence prove your allegations.
1) – I will be required and ordered to pay you back every penny you paid for the booking.
2) – I will be reported to the authorities for committing fraud.
3) – I will be struck off the Clickmechanic’s register of mechanics.
4) – You will have the right to seek further compensation.

So what is stopping you from providing the evidence?

One thing that is certain is that, you do not have the evidence, because I have the old parts I removed from your vehicle. I also have the receipts for the new parts I fitted on your vehicle.

If you knew much about your vehicle, you would know that the starter motor on your vehicle is located right at the front of the engine, in clear view once you open the bonnet.

It is ludicrous to think I would drive six hours(3hours each way) to you, take the gearbox apart, remove the old defective clutch and leaking concentric slave cylinder and starter motor, then fit the same old parts and make a vehicle that wouldn’t start and drive before the job began, start and drive. Then provide you with 12 months warranty for labour and parts. I do not have such super powers.

Thankfully the majority of customers I attend to appreciate the work I do and that’s what keeps me going, otherwise all this wouldn’t be worth it.

Regards
Patson
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Matthew
7th November 2023
Ford Mondeo Clutch replacement
Dual Mass Flywheel Replacement
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Very friendly and pleasant mechanic. No problems in dealing with him. I have just test driven the car and my rumbling clutch problems are sorted.