How to not get ripped off when your car breaks down

Car mechanics get a bad rep. 

Most of us know someone who's paid for some work that didn't need doing or the work did need doing, but they overpaid.

Most of us don't know cars like the pros, so, how can we protect ourselves from such exploitation?

Motor Trade Association CEO Craig Pomare has a few ideas and he spoke to The AM Show.

Watch the video.