..T A Autos Mobile Mechanic..
..T A Autos Mobile Mechanic..


About us

WE are a small family run business with our customers in mind,  my business is based on the belief that my customers' needs are of the utmost Importance. and I am committed to meeting those needs. As a result, a high percentage of my business is from repeat customers and referrals. And I will also collect vehicles from customers in the local Hemel Hempstead or surounding areas or work place subject to work load and distance if required. 

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 I would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service that I can. All work will be carried out by myself From home or mobile vehicle at your home or work place. 
 I am a fully Qualified Technician with over Twelve years in the trade, Main Dealer and Fast Fit experiance, with Management Training and have been an M.O.T tester for a few years,
all MOT's are Sublet.al familyWe aim to serve as your competent and reliable partner in business. Our staff will always welcome you with f
Depending on the service you require we may need to drive your vehicle, weather it be to test drive it for fault finding, or to ensure the fault has been resolved, driving your vehicle to an MOT or tyre centre you can be rest assured we are fully covered on a motor trade policy and also public liability.


We only use quality parts and we will never compromise on this, but, should you wish to purchase your own parts we are happy to fit them but however we can not offer a guarantee.


With our servicing we will check the car over and make any recommendations to you, but however will not advise anything that doesn't actually need doing, if required we will advise in priority order, or weather the problem could be an MOT failure. 
No job is too small and yes we are perfectly happy to come to you to if it's a head gasket replacement or a snapped cam belt or even a light bulb!

riendly, attentive service.


business owner Tony Almond

opening hours


monday           08.00 to 18.00

Tuesday          08.00 to 18.00

Wednesday     08.00 to 18.00

Thursday         08.00 to 18.00

Friday              08.00 to 18.00

saturday         closed









Preventive Maintenance:

  • Change the fluid in your gearbox at recommended intervals.  Your owners manual will give you a time schedule in miles and or months.  If you tow a boat or trailer be prepared to change the fluid even sooner.  Most owners manuals will give you recommend intervals for severe use like towing or off-road use.
  • Do not "ride" the clutch if you have a manual gearbox.  Learn to release the clutch in a smooth motion without reving the engine too much.  Reving the engine too much while pulling out can cause premature wear on the clutch.  Temperatures can approach the boiling point in severe conditions.  Most newer vehicles come equipped with gearbox oil coolers.
  • Make sure your universal joints are lubricated at oil changes if they are the type which can be lubricated.  When replacing universal joints try to find replacements with lubrication fittings so you can lubricate in the future.
  • If you have a front wheel drive car, avoid applying the accelerator to the floor while the wheels are turned at full lock.  This puts stress on the universals and can cause premature failure.  This can happen when stuck in the snow/ mud and trying to get out.

What to discuss with your mechanic:

  • If you are noticing a vibration in the car while driving, make sure to describe when it happens.  While accelerating?; braking?; Maintaining speed?; When turning?

If you have any other questions feel free to contact us.

  • Exhaust manifold:  The exhaust manifold attaches to the cylinder head and takes each cylinders exhaust and combines it into one pipe.  The manifold can be made of steel, aluminum, stainless steel, or more commonly cast iron.  
  • Oxygen sensor: All modern fuel injected cars utilize an oxygen sensor to measure how much oxygen is present in the exhaust.  From this the computer can add or subtract fuel to obtain the correct mixture for maximum fuel economy.  The oxygen sensor is mounted in the exhaust manifold or close to it in the exhaust pipe.
  • Catalytic converter:  This muffler like part converts harmful carbon monoxide and hydrocarbons to water vapor and carbon dioxide.  Some converters also reduce harmful nitrogen oxides.  The converter is mounted between the exhaust manifold and the muffler.
  • Silencer:  The silencer serves to quiet the exhaust down to acceptable levels.  Remember that the combustion process is a series of explosions that create alot of noise.  Most silencers use baffles to bounce the exhaust around dissipating the energy and quieting the noise.  Some silencers also use fiberglass packing which absorbs the sound energy as the gases flow through.
  • Exhaust pipe:  Between all of the above mention parts is the exhaust pipe which carries the gas through it's journey out your tail pipe.  Exhaust tubing is usually made of steel but can be stainless steel (which lasts longer due to it's corrosion resistance) or aluminized steel tubing.  Aluminized steel has better corrosion resistance than plain steel but not better than  stainless steel.  It is however cheaper than stainless steel.


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