You have an aircraft part. You need it repaired. Despite your urgency, you dread having to send it to the MRO.
They’re notorious for having high-cost work orders, their lead times are never right, and getting a reply from them is faster with a horse and carriage.
You have hundreds of MRO options.
With a little bit of knowledge and a loan, your FAA repair station is off to the races. There are very little barriers to entry.
When choosing a part 145 repair station it’s not just about the quality of their repairs, even though that’s important, it’s also about their business practices.