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About John Cunningham

John Cunningham

Hey, I’m John Cunningham, technical writer and owner here at


  • Red Seal Qualified Mechanic and DIY Auto Repair Enthusiast
  • Writer at,, and


  • County Cavan, Ireland


  • Red Seal Qualified Mechanic
  • Over 25 years of experience in vehicle maintenance and repair
  • Worked for General Motors Canada, Volvo, Volkswagen, Land Rover, and Jaguar dealerships
  • Founder and mechanic behind,, and and
John Cunningham Red Seal auto technician certification

Before working in Canada, and as I’m not a native, I sat the Automotive Service Technicians Exam (Canada) in 2014 – “Red Seal Journey-person Certificate of Qualification,” and passed, scoring over 90%.


  • Over 25 years of personal experience as an automotive enthusiast (Classic car collector)
  • Archery (Compound bow)

Classic Jag ready for a facelift.


  • Dedicated to empowering DIY auto repair enthusiasts with knowledge and expertise to maintain and repair their vehicles
  • Aims to provide accessible, high-quality repair guidance to vehicle owners


John Cunningham, Red Seal Qualified Mechanic, is the owner and the driving force behind With a career spanning over 25 years, John has honed his skills and expertise through extensive work in the automotive industry.

John worked for GM, Volvo, VW, Audi, and Jaguar Land Rover main dealers.

Yep, he’s skint his knuckles on them all!

John ran his own workshop and specialized in a wide range of equipment repairs, including cars, trucks, grass machinery, ATVs, and dirt bikes. John’s extensive experience and commitment to the craft are the cornerstones of his success.

With over two decades of personal experience as an automotive enthusiast, John understands the passion and challenges that vehicle owners face. His mission is clear: to empower fellow enthusiasts with the knowledge and expertise they need to maintain and repair their vehicles.

Bleed-Brakes is more than just a website; it’s a trusted partner for vehicle owners looking for valuable mechanical guidance and know-how.