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Your Well Trained Technician at LaSalle Auto Centre

Friday 23 September 2011

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Sarnia , you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.

If you've ever checked into some of the technician training LaSalle Auto Centre professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a modern car. For example: Today there are four cylinder engines that generate more power than the 1980s-era V-8's. I mean a new V-6 Toyota Camry could beat Sonny Crocket's Ferrari in a race to 60 mph/100 kph.

Our engines are more and more powerful and at the same time their fuel economy keeps inching up – even with steep Sarnia gas prices. They are also amazingly reliable: Kudos to the automotive engineers. But the advances come at the price of simplicity. The modern vehicles driven around Ontario are so much more complex from a mechanical standpoint that it makes your head spin – not to mention the electronics.

Some vehicles have several networked computers controlling most of the engine functions and many other vehicle operations as well. Sarnia motorists take all of this sophistication for granted, but somebody has to fix it when it breaks. It's a real challenge for LaSalle Auto Centre in Sarnia technicians to keep up, but we work hard to stay ahead of the technology. It requires a high level of commitment on the part of the technicians and the Sarnia service centers as well.

LaSalle Auto Centre technicians receive training through a combination of formal classroom training, training provided at LaSalle Auto Centre by parts and equipment manufacturers, online courses and home study courses.

In addition to the expensive training, there's the financial commitment for LaSalle Auto Centre to purchase the diagnostic and repair tools.

There are many independent certifications held by the pros at LaSalle Auto Centre. The ability to repair your vehicle requires a strong combination of training and resources. No one can know everything, so Sarnia auto service centers subscribe to data services, technical libraries and even online communities that can help them when they run into a difficult problem.

It's like those medical diagnosis shows on TV. Here are the symptoms – what's the diagnosis and treatment? Diagnosis is every bit as much an art as a science. At LaSalle Auto Centre, we want everything to be simple, straightforward and inexpensive – but sometimes it just isn't.

The next time you bring us your vehicle, don't worry. You're in good hands at LaSalle Auto Centre.

LaSalle Auto Centre
214 Lasalle Road
Sarnia , Ontario N7T 7H5
519-337-7533