The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change package, which helps promote 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 helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians—all of which have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)—service vehicles at Jiffy Lube. In addition to performing oil changes, technicians offer preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical-system maintenance, among others. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
Recognized throughout the area for their automotive know-how, the ASE-certified technicians at Tune Up Plus have been caring for and correcting wayward vehicles for more than 20 years. Their skill powers a wealth of services, from basic tune-ups and full-service oil changes to axle repairs and headlight restoration; they can also keep roadsters legit with state inspections and state-bird-shaped stickers. If the promise of Wynn's car-care products isn't enough to attract passing vehicles, Tune Up's technicians lure them off the road with free air-conditioning, engine-light, and brake inspections.
Auto Renewal Service’s licensed and insured auto menders save banged-up bumpers and rescue-vehicle exteriors from dimpled purgatories while protecting color coats. After sizing up dent-repair needs, an expert technician applies an arsenal of special tools to extract two quarter-size dings, wiping away visual records of runaway shopping carts and dive-bombing stag beetles. Professional bumper repair can restore factory-fresh smoothness to bumpy bumpers, sparing drivers the expense of full replacement and costly insurance deductibles (a $500–$900 value, depending on vehicle and severity of damage). Drivers unable to carry in their ailing auto for a free estimate can opt for the mobile service, which deploys a service person to the customer. Auto Renewal backs its services with a full warranty on all parts, labor, and antimagic force fields.
Car, truck, and SUV owners seek out American Pride Automotive's array of award-winning services to pamper and polish their machines' inner workings. Prices vary depending on make and model—smaller repairs such as wear-and-tear-preventing tire rotations start at $29.99, and oil changes, which ensure car motors are carefree, lubed, and ready to tamp down overgrown lawns, begin at $31.95. This Groupon's value can also be applied toward larger automotive ameliorations, such as fixing achy-breaky brakes ($145+), recharging worn air conditioners ($169.95+), or fine-tuning wheel alignments ($69.95+) to curb headlights from chasing their own trunks in circles.
Smithfield Fast Lube boasts a unique distinction: it's home to the world's largest bottle of motor oil, as confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records. But the 200-gallon bottle isn't just for show; it's fully functional, and the auto techs use the motor oil inside it when administering their signature 20-step oil changes. The techs offer a variety of other preventive maintenance services to keep cars running smoothly, from tire rotations and transmission maintenance to motor flushes and fuel-injection services. While their cars are being serviced, customers can keep busy with the shop's free WiFi.
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.