The Automotive Service Excellence–certified technicians at Samstone Auto Repair and Spa keep cars in pristine condition both underneath the hood and in the minds of admiring onlookers. When drivers get stranded on the roadway or hear a mysterious noise emanating from the car's engine, they can look to the team for services that span from oil changes to transmission work. Recognizing the importance of a vehicle's appearance, the company also offers wash-and-detail jobs, which allow owners to take pride in their gleaming chariots with no effort required.
Though it originally sold only two things—audio products and wireless phones—Car Toys has gradually expanded its repertoire. Today, with 50 locations spread across four states, electronics-certified technicians install everything from Alpine in-dash navigation units to phone-integration systems that sync iPhones, Androids, and tin cans to car stereos. Meanwhile, in the garage, detailing technicians meticulously spruce up cars inside and out, using deionized water, paint-friendly shampoos, and high-quality wash mitts to protect against scratches, swirls, and water spots. The team also sweeps through interiors with vacuums, hot-water extractors, and ozone deodorizing treatment, which kills airborne bacteria and nasty smells in one fell swoop.
Autoscope Foreign Car Care's factory-certified technicians detail and service nearly all European makes and models, including Audi, Mercedes, and Jaguar. At the two Dallas locations and the one in Plano, they execute plans to fix everything from cooling systems and brakes to engines that foolishly thought they could, stamping each car's maintenance book to keep the original manufacturer's warranty valid. They also hand wash and vacuum every car that comes in for a service. However, the shop's team can perform a more thorough cleaning with detailing services, scrubbing frown lines from bumpers, peeling off contaminants such as tree sap and bugs, waxing, and completely cleansing cars inside and out.
MasterTech Auto entrusts its expansive portfolio of satisfaction-guaranteed services to the skillful hands of its ASE-certified technicians. Hydraulic lifts expose the soft underbelly and ticklish mufflers of cars as mechanics perform in-depth services ranging from chassis and brake work to transmission and engine maintenance. Ten service bays prompt speedy and convenient turnover for vehicles of nearly all makes and models, including foreign, domestic, and luxury cars. The shop pairs computerized diagnostic machines with the intuitive knowledge of a master mechanic to help diagnose automotive ailments better than sticking thermometers in sputtering tailpipes.
With a gigantic blue bucket jutting from its roof, The Appleseed Express Carwash is nearly impossible to miss. Beneath this eye-grabbing centerpiece, automatic washing tunnels call upon energy-reducing frequency drives, recycled water, and environmentally friendly products and polishes to restore sullied exteriors to a like-new shine. In addition to their environmental promises, the washing crew also commits to its community by donating to the Kids in Need program and occasionally hosing down mailboxes.