Kim Perrin is our resident mechanic here at DriverSide. Kim worked as a mechanic at Pat’s Garage for three years and at a Volkswagon repair shop for one year. At Pat’s Garage in San Francisco Kim did all types repairs and servicing for many Japanese car makes and hybrids.
Kim is highly knowledgeable in auto electronic and computer systems and enjoys keeping up with the latest in hybrid and electronic auto technology, yet is also a good resource for older car models and diesel engines.
Tyler Orr is an expert in German and Japanese cars and has been a mechanic for nine years. He started working on cars when he was 16 and received his technical training from Wyoming Technical Institute. Tyler worked for 3 years at WORKS, where he developed his expert knowledge of automotive engineering and tuning. More recently Tyler worked for Alldata, a leading automotive repair information company, which advises repair shops across the country and is located in Elk Grove, California, just outside of Sacramento. Tyler now works at 2Bennett "Audimotive", an Audi tuning and repair shop in Davis, CA. He also works independently in Elk Grove, building and upgrading cars, and ultimately intends to open up his own shop.
Elizabeth Kriesten worked as an automotive technician for several years at Dodge, Lincoln-Mercury and Mercedes-Benz authorized repair facilities, as well as for several large chains and even a few backyard mechanics. She has been Master ASE Certified, and specializes in electronic diagnostics. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Electronics Technology as well as a Bachelor of Science in Applied Mathematics, so feel free to ask her your about your puzzling electrical problems.