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.
After watching his father work in the glass industry for more than 30 years, Troy Mason followed in his footsteps by opening his own full-service glass shop in 1991. Not content with simply fixing cracks, Troy also developed an in-house technician-training program that allies itself with the standards set by the National Glass Association. Two of its graduates were honored as half of the top four installers in the United States, earning the esteem of their peers and a gold medal made from old hood ornaments at the United States Auto Glass Olympics.
When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones. When they aren't competing for glass and glory, technicians replace windshields with parts and products purchased directly from the manufacturers, and back their work with lifetime warranties. Techna Glass also offers a lifetime rock-chip-repair membership, which entitles owners to unlimited repairs of damage caused by errant stones.
Big O Tires' Healthy-Car special hones in on an array of auto parts, giving your wheels an all-over inspection to curtail any mechanical ailments or auto-body botherings. The 30- to 40-minute treatment begins with an oil change, which replaces fatigued oil with up to 5 fresh-faced quarts and includes a fluffy new oil filter for improved performance on roadways, highways, and intergalactic skyways. Free-wheeling tires are treated to a tread-soothing rotation and inspection, and brakes are scrutinized for uncharacteristic squeaks and squawks. Any remaining extremities receive much-desired attention during the 30-point inspection, a thorough exam that susses out auto aches, pains, and engine plagues. A fluid refill and chassis lube round out the service, which is backed by a nationwide warranty.
With a zest for clean combustion, the mechanical motor managers at Henry Clay Motors tidy up engines and exhaust pipes with their standard oil changes. Every car requires periodic oil swaps after racking up miles, years, or lip prints from hatchback kissing booths, and three oil changes will prevent your auto from developing a hacking cough for a year or longer. Otherwise, spot-check spotty roadsters with a single service. Worn-out crude goes safely to eternal rest in the fluid graveyard as technicians top off jalopy gullets with up to 5 quarts of fresh standard oil. The new lube keeps car hearts healthy—smoothing out under-hood friction, cleaning up vehicle emissions, and extending engine life without the need for expensive voodoo spark plugs. Henry Clay also keeps cylinders spotless with replacement oil filters, giving your engine's doormen a shift change while keeping out unwanted interlopers such as debris, contaminants, and drunken New Year's Eve revelers trying to use the bathroom. The value of today's Groupon includes labor and waste disposal. Synthetic oil is offered for an additional charge.
In business for more than 60 years, Little Garage revives exhausted cars and encourages them to continue pursuing the great American drive. The shop’s professional mechanics will first perform an oil change, with up to 5 quarts of fresh conventional oil and a new filter replacing each car's befouled fluids. They’ll also use their bunker-piercing vision to check all fluid levels, and lube up the chassis to make it easier to slip past trucks on narrow roads. A comprehensive state emission test and safety inspection follows, in which lights, brakes, belts, hoses, and landing gear are accounted for, ensuring that four-wheeled rovers are certified street legal for upcoming drag races and trips to the hammock store. To encourage wear and tear to distribute themselves evenly across tire surfaces, the Little Garage team will also rotate all four tires.
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.