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The mechanic is a man attempting to fix an automobile in Appalachia.


The mechanic claims that he has been attempting to fix a car for over five years. When the player character encounters him, he declares that it is finally repaired and can run again. Immediately after calling himself a genius, the car explodes and kills the mechanic.[1]

Interactions with the player character

Interactions overview

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This character has no special interactions.


Apparel Weapon Other items
Surveyor outfit


The mechanic is intended to be met in a scene-type random encounter, though the encounter itself is disabled and cannot be found in-game.


The mechanic appears only in Fallout 76 cut content, introduced in the Wastelanders update.


  1. Mechanic: "Holy cow! I got it to work! You hear that? HEY! I got this car run again! After five years I got it working! I'm a genius! A SUPER GENIUS! HA HA HA!"
    (Mechanic's dialogue)