Websites such as AutoMD, Auto Blog, Angie's List and Car Talk provide readers with directories of local repair garages and mechanics across the United States. Consumers can also find local repair garages in print and online versions of the Yellow Pages directory.
Consumers can browse local business directories or contact their chamber of commerce to find repair garages in their area. Consumer Reports recommends reading through listings on the Better Business Bureau's website to determine which local garages to patronize and avoid. Consumer Reports also advises consumers to ask trusted friends and family members for referrals to local repair garages.