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Some Hawaii mechanics say rising metal costs affecting car part prices

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A's Automotive Mechanic

Owner of A's Automotive says the rising price of metal is having an affect on car part costs.   

HONOLULU (KITV4) -- Mechanics tell KITV4, business is good right now. Prices on car parts, however, are not doing so well.

The owner of A's Automotive, Anwar Allwer, says prices have more than doubled for vital parts needed for your vehicle to operate. He believes the rising prices for metals, such as nickel that's used in batteries, have a large part to play in the inflation.

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Jefferson Tyler joined KITV after a lengthy stint in Reno, Nev. where he covered a variety of subjects. From wildfires to presidential elections, Jefferson takes pride in creating balanced stories that keep viewers’ attentions.

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