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I have tried at least 3 times to contact AAA in my area and have never received any kind of response back from them. I guess they don't want me to be part of their network. I looked into it a few years ago and its about a 90 day process because they inspect your shop and its a fee every year to be a part of what they offer. Am considering looking back into it again because there isn't anyone in my area that is linked to them and I am very close to the interstate so the traffic flow would be nice.

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We are a AAA Approved Repair Shop in New York. Every region and/or state is different. Although they all adhere to certain polices and structure, there are many AAA separate entities scattered around the country. And there are differences among the different entities. For example, in New York, we are required to give a AAA customer a 10% discount, if they ask for it, other states have a cap or only are required to give 5%.

 

What I can tell you is that AAA is one of the most recognizable logos in the country and instills consumer confidence. And marketed correctly, can help your business. By the way, you cannot use AAA to build your business unless you market it in your area.

 

To become a AAA Approved Repair Shop, you have to meet a certain set of standards, have a clean-looking facility, you will have a survey done on your customer base and must have techs ASE certified.

 

I really don't know why some are having trouble contacting AAA. That is concerning.

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