Hometune , Shropshire | ClickMechanic

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(111 ratings)

  • 28 years professional experience

  • 295 completed bookings

  • Active since February 2016

Qualifications

  • Sykes Pickavant Scope &Serial Diagnostics
  • Automotive Diagnostic Solutions - Common Rail Diagnostics
  • Automotive Diagnostic Solutions - Electronic Diagnostics
  • AA Modern Braking Systems & A.B.S. Course
  • Ex - AA Service & Repair Technician including Level One Breakdowns
  • Hometune Garage Services - Several in house courses completed
  • Other Accreditation
  • IMI Member
  • I.A.M. Member
  • AA/RAC Vehicle Inspection Courses

Hometune , Shropshire | ClickMechanic

John B
Hometune was originally established in 1968 as the first mobile car engine tuning company in the UK. Originally a franchise with over 150 vans nationwide, we have been owned and run by such companies as Mazda UK and Kwik-Fit.

The franchise was ceased in 2003 and since then many technicians have continued independently, such as myself, who has owned and run this business since 1991. In that time I have completed in excess of 10000 jobs on virtually every make and model of car and light van. In 2010 I worked with the AA for a year whilst also doing my own repairs with Hometune on the side in my spare time and kept the business going so it never ceased.
In 2011 I came back to Hometune full-time and accelerated the business. I work on all makes/models of cars & will tackle all repairs, so whatever the issue I can get you back on the road. Read more
Ian
20th May 2019
Volkswagen Transporter Premium Pre-purchase Inspection
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Did the job for me as required. Great feedback on the phone. Very helpful. Despite a 'difficult' dealership owner where the motorhome was inspected, he delivered on time and reported back immediately. If I have one criticism it's that when the dealership owner asked John what issues he had found with the vehicle John told what the main issues were. The result was that I got a pretty bizarre and upsetting phone call from the dealer owner just after I'd read John' email report. He went on a rant to me about the problems John had told him about, saying none of the faults were of any significance and his vehicle was in good shape etc etc. I know it must have been awkward for John being on someone else property with an difficult dealer hovering around but I might have been spared the telephone 'rant' call from the dealer if he'd not been forewarned of some of the findings before I was. Something to bear in mind in future. Read more

Jim
25th April 2019
BMW 5 Series Windscreen wiper arm replacement
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John turned up bang on time and did a great job. I am very happy with his work.

Robert
11th January 2019
Mazda Mazda6 Alternator replacement
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He was very helpful and communicative and very pleasant to do business with , thanks

William
2nd January 2019
Subaru Legacy Brake pads replacement - front (all)
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Quick and efficient! Good service and useful advice to avoid issues at a later date.

Ffion
5th November 2018
Fiat Punto Evo Timing belt and Water pump replacement
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John was friendly and no issues when I had to change my address location. He was punctual and did the work in good time.

Very happy, would use John again for work on my car.

Steven
15th July 2018
Vauxhall Vectra Auxiliary drive belt replacement
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John was fantastic very friendly and giving great advice would recommend highly
A massive thank you.

Graham
24th May 2018
Volkswagen Golf Brake pads replacement - front (all)
Brake pads replacement - rear (all)
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I’m glad that we found John - much more convenient and considerably cheaper than the official dealer.

Kieran
21st April 2018
Volkswagen Golf Timing belt and Water pump replacement
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Friendly, knowledgable and did a great job! Chatty and knew the job exactly.

Carl
20th February 2018
Fiat Bravo Front brake disc (both) replacement
Rear brake disc (both) replacement
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No problems whatsoever. Simple to use, on time in fact was early which I did not mind no messing around and just left him too it. Answered questions when asked. Job done in reasonable time
Would recommend mechanic to anyone.

Sarah
16th February 2018
Renault Modus General Diagnostic
Supply and fit ignition coil
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John arrived on time, was efficient with the work he did and kept me informed of how the job was progressing.