As of 2016, the website AskAutoPete.com provides users free advice from an auto mechanic. Other websites that offer similar services include 2CarPros.com, CarTruckInfo.com and FreeAutoMechanic.com.
Submit a description of your vehicle's problem along with the make and model at AskAutoPete.com. The mechanic provides answers for free, although he accepts donations and prioritizes answers for paid questions.
The website 2CarPros.com requires you to register for an account before asking a question. The website is separated into sections according to auto components, and questions and answers are posted to online forums.
FreeAutoMechanic.com similarly requires registration before you can ask a car repair question, and the mechanics accept optional online donations. CarTruckInfo.com requires logging in to participate in a live chat with a mechanic. Popular questions and answers from earlier users' chats are posted on the website.