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Signs That Your Car Needs A Mechanic

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Signs That Your Car Needs A Mechanic

Bob Hall's Family Automotive Is Here To Help You in Powhatan, VA!!!


Is my car broken?

Sometimes it's hard to know when your car just needs a break and when it needs a mechanic. By being proactive when you notice something amiss, you may save yourself a lot of money and trouble by getting it diagnosed early! Our technicians are here to assist you in diagnosing potential vehicle malfunctions.

Do you have good sense? We bet you do! Use your SENSES to determine whether you should bring your car by for one of our professionals to inspect.

Do you FEEL anything out of the ordinary?
Some experiences that customers who have needed an automobile mechanic have in common are:

  • Front-End Shimmy
  • Steering Wheel Shake
  • Unusual Vibration

Do you HEAR anything different or unique?
Some common sounds that warrant a visit to your mechanic are:

  • Clunk or Clunking
  • Noise When Turning
  • Clacking
  • Clicking
  • Chickachicka
  • Squeak or Squeaking
  • Leaking Air Sound

Do you SEE anything new or questionable?
Some common problems you might see are:

  • Unusual lights
  • Leaking
  • Flickering

Do you SMELL anything funny?
Some common smells that mean your car may need a repair shop are:
  • Gas
  • Oil
  • Burning

Stop by Bob Hall's Family Automotive located at 1480 Anderson Hwy Powhatan, VA 23139 or call 804-594-6628 to talk to one of our friendly and professional technicians.

What People Say About Us


  • -Kathleen F. S.

    I can't trust any other than BOB. My family discovered Bob many years ago when we stopped to view the cutest little yellow VW convertible he was selling. We were intent on the little beauty until Bob said "you know this isn't a daily driver". We have been with him since because of the honesty and integrity exhibited in that interaction and in every transaction since.


  • -Pasquale R. V.

    Bob has been working on all of our vehicles (domestic and import). He is a top notch mechanic who is excellent at diagnostics and repair. Friendly and ALWAYS a pleasure to work with. Bob is THE ONLY mechanic that I have used for the past +5 years. He is THE ONLY mechanic we will ever use. When my in laws were visiting from FL they had an issue. Bob took them last minute and quickly had the problem fixed. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!


  • -Jamie Lee C.

    Thanks Bob for all you have done for me and the fleet of cars and trucks we've had in your shop. First class service every time! Too bad there's not a 10 star rating....you deserve it. Highly recommend!!!!!


  • -Kathleen F. S.

    I can't trust any other than BOB. My family discovered Bob many years ago when we stopped to view the cutest little yellow VW convertible he was selling. We were intent on the little beauty until Bob said "you know this isn't a daily driver". We have been with him since because of the honesty and integrity exhibited in that interaction and in every transaction since.

Call us for service: 804-594-6628

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