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About John Cunningham

Hey I’m John Cunningham and I’m a Red Seal Qualified Service Technician with over twenty five years experience.

As a kid, after school and on my summer holidays, I worked with my uncles and my father in the family business. My father ran his own garage which included; Gas station; Car retail showrooms; Auto collision repair shop; Paint shop; Parts retail; Auto servicing; Auto detailing; Classic car refurbishing.

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The workshop was an exciting place, there was always something new going on, always great characters around staff and customers. As a kid I thought this was magic. So I knew from about eight years old what I wanted to do, “I was hooked”.

I worked in all parts of the family business, but I really liked the mechanical side the most. A workshop in those days was full on. Engines and transmissions were rebuilt not replaced.

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In 2013 I was offered an opportunity to work for GM Canada, and since I’m a gear-head and love travelling, I jumped at it. I worked with GM for a few years and have hours of GM technical training.

I also as recently as 2014 sat the Automotive Service Technicians Exam (Canada) – “Red Seal Journey-person Certificate of Qualification” and passed scoring over 90%.

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Over the Canadian winters I learned how to build websites, just for giggles, and it wasn’t long before I married mechanics and a “How to” website.

I’ve since built three sites in the mechanical “How to” space, ATV/dirt bike repair site, Classic car site and

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Auto Technician and Writer at Lawnmowerfixed | Website

John Cunningham is an Automotive Technician and writer on I've been a mechanic for over twenty years, I use my knowledge and experience to write "How to" articles that help fellow gear-heads with all aspects of mechanical repairs, from lawn mowers to classic cars.