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Re: Master Auto Works experiences?

At 11:02 AM -0500 1/24/99, scottb2460@earthlink.net wrote:

Are you confusing "Master" and just "Certified Audi Tech"?  There 
are, from my understanding, lots of "Factory Certified Audi 
Technicians" but very few "Master" techs.

This guy apparently is very good; says he's done the ASE tests 
multiple times and is an ASE Certrified "Master" mechanic.

What are the differences between a Master and "regular" Audi tech?


> IMHO, what this means is that the person use to work at an Audi
> dealership, went to AoA training, got certified to work on Audi's during
> the time he was employed at the dealership and now, no longer works at
> the dealership for various reasons. This factory certified situation
> could mean a few things:
> 1.  He worked at the dealership in the mid/late 80's and is factory
> trained to work on the 4k/5k series, he maybe worked on a few 100/200
> series during that tenure, and probably even fewer 200tq's, due to AoA
> sales of quattro's during that time. He might have seen some of the 12v
> V6 now that the 92-94 model years have been out of warranty. Hopefully
> he has the tools to work on the V6 engine.  Or,
> 2.  He worked at the dealership in the early to mid 90's and was trained
> on the "new" 100 series and is familiar with the 12v V6, saw a few
> quattros (due to AoA sales), but probably has not worked on a S4/S6 or
> V8.
> Granted this is a generalization, but this has been my actual expereince
> of independent shops who say they have factory trained Audi techs.
> Scott

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