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Know a good mechanic in Arusha or Dar?

Hello

We are looking for a good mechanic who speaks English. We have an oil leak on our Iveco. If you can recommend somone in Arusha or Dar Es Salaam please let us know.

Many thanks

Abi and Gerry

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We were happy with the Toyota garage in Arusha; their service was great, prices reasonable and they did their job well. Nevertheless, you have to pay attention that your car doesn't hit anything while it is being lifted.
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The official Bosch dealership in Dar is very good (for Africa). German owned and trained, sensible prices, good people and quite a few people speak good english. Very good facilities - serviced my fuel injection pump.

It's on the main road out of Dar towards the airport.

Phone in advance, ask if they can help and make an appointment. They do general mechanics etc

http://www.das-bosch.com/

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There is a mechanics training school in Arusha.Ask at one of the spares shops. I had a seal replaced on my Cruiser and it was quick and cheap.Very nice people.
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