From more than 35 years with 350 facilities in six countries, Precision Tune Auto Care has spent the last three decades keeping more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics lube engines with signature precision oil changes, rotate tires to ensure even tread wear, repair busted brakes, and test spark plugs to safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Whether performing complicated services on fuel-injection and cooling systems or simply aligning tires, the mechanics back all their services with a 12-month, 12,000-mile national warranty.
For more than 20 years, All Pro Car Care's team of skilled technicians has worked to keep vehicles running smoothly with an assortment of repairs, maintenance, and inspections. Services range from oil changes and emissions diagnostics to removal of Kick Me bumper stickers.
All Tune & Lube’s technicians never roll their eyes at a “stupid” question. Whether performing a simple oil change or overhauling an entire engine, the crew at this veteran repair shop—which first opened its doors in 1984—encourages customers to stay involved throughout the entire service, ensuring that both the customer and car are happy in the end. The crew puts both domestic and import vehicles through a range maintenance and repair services, and also offers miscellaneous tasks, such as towing, pre-purchase inspections, and engine conversion from diesel to vegetable oil or vegetable oil to maple syrup.
Precise Auto Service’s owner and president, Philip Pierce, started his automotive career as an oil and lube technician and has worked in the industry for more than 30 years. Recognizing a need for reliable automotive service in Kensington, the Northern Virginia native decided to relocate to Maryland. Since then, Precise Auto Service has tended to brakes, changed oil, performed inspections, treated transmissions, and been awarded the Angie’s List Super Service Award. The shop welcomes both domestic and foreign vehicles and is open until 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and until 2 p.m. on Saturday. They also provide a pick-up and drop-off service and free estimates before clients decide whether to pay with cash, credit, or Monopoly money.
ATI Auto Service's mastery over the intricacies of fuel, intake, and electric systems, as well as transmissions and heating components, enables the automotive experts to keep owners informed on engine health and maintenance needs. As members of the Tech-Net Professional Auto Service Network, the specialists adhere to a service-oriented code of ethics, ensuring detailed price estimates, customer authorization before doing auto work, and strict prohibition against padding the car's GPA. During each 20-minute preventative pit stop, the ASE-certified team members replace five quarts of conventional or synthetic oil, using the specified oil grade and weight for each vehicle. In helping autos to transition between seasons, the car pharmacists also replace filters to prevent clogs and extend engine life. A comprehensive fluid check will monitor the proper levels of brake, power steering, and transmission fluids as well as windshield washer solvent to prevent limited visibility and antifreeze to provide autos with immunity during games of parking lot freeze-tag.