Car Service

What Does ASE-Certification Mean?


Your automobile is a huge investment and needs to be inspected and maintained by with the best auto repair specialists available. You can expect that high-quality service from  ASE-Certified mechanics. It's an acronym for Automotive Service Excellence and this organization gives certification to auto mechanics who are experts in the auto repair industry. First, the mechanics must have a minimum of two years before they need to take tests that cover a variety of areas in the field. These include:


  • Suspension and brakes

  • Electrical systems

  • Heating and air-conditioning

  • Engine repair

  • Automatic transmissions

  • Engine performance

  • Axles

  • Manual drivetrains


Certification is not permanent. ASE-Certified auto mechanics have to take these tests every five years as the advancements in automotive technology and equipment is always changing in the industry. As a car owner, you'll want to have a knowledgeable ASE-Certified auto mechanic who is trained in the most updated developments and these educated technicians are at the top of their game.


Prior to the early 1970s, car owners weren't able to make a distinction between the untrained mechanics and the professionally trained ones. As a result, the independent, non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) came about in 1972. ASE-Certified auto mechanics usually wear a white and blue ASE insignia and have credentials proving their exact areas of expertise. Employers usually display the credentials of their team.


We at Larry’s Independent Service pride ourselves on being your premier choice in the automotive industry. Our highly-qualified ASE-Certified auto mechanics are the best in the industry and have you covered. If you’re interested in having us service your vehicle, please contact us. We are located at 25721 Taladro Circle Unit A, Mission Viejo, CA 92691.


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