Technicians at Jimmie's Towing & Recovery bolster automobile performance during 30-minute oil-change packages. Tools in hand, the deft mechanics coax spent oil from the car and replace it with up to 5 quarts of clean fluid, which slickens the engine and keeps it entertained with the sound of lubrication. After completing the oil job, technicians shuffle tires during a rotation in order to equalize tread wear, prolong tire life, and stimulate smoother driving. Before sending four-wheelers down the road for another around-the-world jaunt, the techs check brakes to confirm safe stopping power in case of spontaneous traffic jams.
Owned by experienced auto repairman Randy Meyers, Honka Automotive relieves roadsters of conundrums caused by curmudgeonly oil and impure oil filters. Drop off a compromised cruiser or a plagued pickup for a comprehensive oil change, which purges oil reservoirs of world-worn pomades and tops off tanks with up to 5 quarts of a fresh-faced premium bulk blend. After swapping sedan syrups, a system surgeon will substitute the car's old colander for a new filter not yet corrupted by engine grease or coffee grounds. Next, talented technicians will examine the vehicle from bumper to bumper to diagnose any safety concerns, discover maintenance issues, and locate hard-to-find on-off switches. Over the course of 12 months, change a car’s motor oil up to three times, or get one oil change for three different cars.
Autoway Lincoln of Clearwater commands a vast inventory of new and pre-owned vehicles that are searchable according to body style, price range, and fuel efficiency. Customers can employ a handy research tool to sift through the wealth of choices and arrive at the MKZ or Navigator that best suits their needs. The auto center also operates a full-scale service and parts center for all manner of vehicles with online scheduling and part requests. Factory-trained technicians also work with vehicle owners to personalize cars with custom wheels, DVD players, or His and Hers steering wheels.
Grown from two small shops to 28 locations by the sweat equity of a hard-working father-and-son team, McGee Tire’s open-air bays now proudly display the cobalt and maize décor signifying their status as authorized Goodyear dealers. Skilled hands outfit hoisted cars with conventional and standard oil while computerized systems recalibrate tires, brake service secures stoppers, and transmission tune-ups correct gear-bound problems. At the core of full-scale commercial fleet services, a specialized shearography machine helped earn McGee Auto Service & Tire a mention on Modern Tire Dealer's Top 100 Retreaders in the U.S. list. Oversize vehicle service also caters to recreational drivers, with RV service including repairing electrical systems, recalibrating drive trains, and restocking the feedback of the horn's onboard bugler.
Since 1924, the ASE-certified technicians of Dimmitt Chevrolet have been relieving rides of conundrums caused by street collisions and motor malfunctions with an array of auto-repair services. Dimmitt can treat light trucks with suspension and driveline lubrications, oil and filter replacements, and body inspections ($32.95), or offer power-steering services ($99.95) to expel old steering fluids and inspect the conditions of hoses, clamps, and Saturn V rocket boosters. Hot days can be neutralized with an air-conditioning performance tune-ups ($84.95) and throttle-body and fuel-injector services ($129.95) remove deposits caused by fuel combustion. Complimentary brake-system inspections for cars and light trucks examine hydraulic hardware to help ensure that horseless carriages remain road-safe.
Auto Styles' factory-trained and certified technicians embellish cars and boats with the help of top-grade window tint, audio, and upholstery products, all covered by warranties against defects. They computer-cut window films, integrate iPods into audio systems, and repair dents without using paint. Each year, the technicians perform hundreds of upholstery jobs for local dealerships using Katzkin leather, and can even customize interiors with ostrich and crocodile skin so that every drive is a safari.