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Argus (Newspaper) - October 17, 1976, Fremont, California California consumer the Argus sunday october is a Good Mechanic hard person to find by Peterson if you have a Rood Mechanic Tell your friends follow him anywhere some consumer groups advise. Give tips and remember him at Christmas Consumers sur Vival kit a Public television series recommends. Is a Good Mechanic really that hard to find and How can those of us who Don t unders tand Mechan Icese Tell which ones Are qualified and honest if you exercise your rights under the California Avito motive repair act you la pretty Well protect yourself against dishonesty and fraud. Major provisions of the Law Are clearly stated on required signs at licensed Gar Ages. You Are entitled to a written estimate describing work and its costs before it s performed and to the return of replaced parts if you ask for them when you take your car in. No extra work or charges Are allowed without your prior approval. The signs also give the toll free number to Call 800-952-5210-if you have problems. Reputable garages abide by All these rules anyway but there is evidence it helps to Point out you know your rights. In a Survey conducted by the Bureau of automotive Dapper diapers Art she says London iup1 they Are Art because i say Mary Kelly says of the 22 neatly framed soiled diapers hanging in the Institute of contemporary arts new Gal Lery. The exhibition is the work of is. Kelly and her 3-year old son. The diapers Are chemically treated for Hygiene and Are mounted and framed in neat rows. Below each diaper is a list of what the baby had to eat and drink the Day the work was produced. Repairs when people specifically asked for written estimates and parts Back far fewer mechanics suggested unnecessary work. Competence however is not regulated. The Bureau does t have authority to act on complaints alleging poor workmanship. Yet during a recent month of com plaints received 621 involved charges of incompetency. Whether or not the charges were valid is unknown. One Way to be sure a Mechanic is capable is if he is wearing a badge or displaying a sign saying he s certified by the National Institute for automotive excellence. This nonprofit organization gives certification to mechanics who voluntarily take and pass tests in one or More of eight specially areas. A spokesman for Niase has said we test at a High level of competency. But those who pass take new Pride in their work. These Guys have t Aken a clobbering for years had publicity. This is a to say hey i m Good at my Trade a list of certified mechanics May be obtained from Niase 1825 k. Street Washington d.c., for another Way to game e competence is to get a Opi Nion. An Auto club spokesman recommends this for any repair Job of or r Nore if you Are unsure o f the reliability of the . Preferably the second opinion should come from a diagnostic Center Tea t uses Niase mechanics or those who have undergone Quality testing in other programs. The diagnosis will Eort from to but if it helps you to identify a Mechanic you la want to Tell your friends about it s Money Well spent. Re live the old West excitement action Beauty w 76 Grandi Rodeo horse Snow livestock expo s2.50, s4.50, s5.50, no increase in see world s Champion i cowboys ride the 1 world s rank est horses Marvel at the elegance and Beauty of the horse show come Early take the educational cow Palace White line so Cul attractions Shii trifle 20 White mule Tom cud Tsuu mists the Tuuk Coss is Cluj ticket info Call 415 ticket Al Bass ind tic Kelson cutlets Macy s Emporium downtown Center to office and Oakland. Other agencies or use you Ankame Rieara. Choose your dates a a pm 5.1, pm i r pm 8 pm sold sat., s b pm Sun. Pm. It Al 2 pm. At pm. Kss3333s35s533333ss Somei even Uca about funeral for sure not i subject to dwell upon. Bui to make those Nevi Tohle arrangements Only compounds grief at a difficult time. It s not fair to you or those you care for. Call Luhv. Arrangements should he made before the need arises. Made cools. Calmly and a emotionally. Now is the time to let us help you do just that. Oui ser vices Are Complete. And we d like to help. Memorial Park and mortuary compare there is a difference mor Umry services above ground Lurial Complete arrangements .12992 Mission Llou Lovard Lla Yuard blood Money gone for Good san Bernardino up ii or. John Werner is giving up his attempt to get his Money Back even if his wife was t killed. Werner. 37, filed a motion last month to recover from the police department the he paid a Man he thought was a professional As Sassin As a Dow payment on the murder of his wife. Carmelita. 38. The Man was really an undercover police officer. Werner was convicted of solicitation to commit murder and placed on probation. Werner s request for the return of his Money Drew widespread attention. Although it was based on state Law. Police agencies pro tested saying such fees were always kept one officer Call ing it a tax on Werner notified the court that he was giving up his claim saying i Don t know whether it is valid or not but 1 feel an overwhelming desire to see there be no further rancor because of he asked the court to give the Money to the police Bene fit association. Fremont Newark Calif. Pages id Ireci imports 7 Days a week designed to give you ultimate use from your Walls our Scandia system is in Bangkok teak 31 wide and consists of shelves in four Depths and top and Bot Tom cabinets. Week end special.10% off to Nash Alameda 1417 Park Stryl North id rarity i Rock phone 165-2100 Mountain View 1379 Al Camino ural 101 to Stirt Nettl into lob. 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