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What We Do 

  • Manufacturer warranty claim assessment
  • Vehicle component failure investigations
  • Vehicle extended mechanical service contract claim assessment
  • Used vehicle inspection services - prepurchase examination
  • Third party commercial arbitration complaint/mediation resolution
  • Leased vehicle assessment - Lease-end evaluation
  • Vehicle Fire assessment, post fire mechanical exams  
During investigation, testing and analysis we develop written opinions based upon a reasonable degree of automotive certainty, experience, science and technology.

In addition, Phil Arendt produces the popular weekly "Dr. Gizmo" automobile and light truck question and answer newspaper column that appears in newspapers and on the web in the Chicago area and many cities in the United States.  Please visit Dr. Gizmo's Auto Blabber blog at www.drgizmo89.blogspot.com.