How do you pick an automobile service shop? Generally, it's by word of mouth, a personal relationship with the repair person, comfort with your original car dealer, a phone book guess or an Internet search.
But there's another way, maybe even a better way. Look at the nominees and testimonials that come from our 2012 Patch Readers' Choice Awards.
The top nominees' names are in the Patch poll at the bottom to determine who will win the coveted prize of 2012 Patch Readers' Choice for Best Place to Get Your Car Fixed.
Vote for your favorite by 11:59 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31.