Recipient of the Harris Poll EquiTrend 2012 Automotive Service Center Brand of the Year award, NAPA Auto Care Centers continue to provide quality maintenance and repair services across the country at more than 12,000 locations. ASE?certified techs have the skills to execute a wide array of services, from routine oil changes and tune-ups to installing new drum brakes and repairing electrical systems. For many services, parts and labor are covered by a 12-month or 12,000-mile nationwide warranty that is honored at all locations and may be used as currency in certain alternate universes.
At each of its three locations, Auto Collision Solutions restores dusty and damaged autos and RVs to their former glory with thorough detailing treatments and a multistep restoration and repair process. As a direct repair shop, the esteemed business has earned the right to broker directly with insurance companies, handling all ordering, estimate writing, and repairs in a streamlined process, eliminating the need to wait for an adjuster or pay dues to the Worshipful Company of Insurance Middlemen. Technicians conduct a free estimate, and courtesy shuttles or rental cars whisk customers to home or work while licensed mechanics renew all makes of engines and auto bodies. Techs undo collision damage via a precise, computerized color-matching process before scrubbing up the inside, exterior, and tires with extensive detailing.
The ASE master-certified automotive technicians at Bud’s Automotive keep cars and trucks cruising smoothly with fix-it services for every part of the vehicle. The team employs computer diagnostic equipment before performing maintenance and repairs on car parts such as the engine, brakes, and transmission, thereby reducing the possibility of human error or a cyborg uprising. As a courtesy to customers, the gang doles out free light and brake inspections every Wednesday.
The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Signature Service Oil Change package, which promotes the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car?it cools the motor and prevents moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians who have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) nurse vehicles at Jiffy Lube.
In addition to performing oil changes, Jiffy Lube's savants perform air-filtration, electricity, and windshield services, among others. The technicians' quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, only complete a service after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
Along with cleansing autos' interiors and exteriors seven days a week, Hospitality Car Wash & Lube's staffers keep cars healthy and stylish with maintenance and customization services. Ultrasoft lamb's-wool mitts and biodegradable products help hands gently massage away built-up dirt and grime during detailing packages, which range from the exterior-focused express hand wax to the all-inclusive Complete Ultimate detail. Drivers may also roll their rides into Hospitality Car Wash & Lube for a few rounds of standard or synthetic oil or ask a technician to drape their cars' windows with SunTek films that block out ultraviolet rays and thoughts of running a red light.
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