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.
Most great things have humble beginnings, and Express Oil Change & Service Center is no exception. In its 31-year history it grew to more than 170 locations across 10 states. Within these auto havens, ASE-certified vehicle-maintenance professionals slake engine thirsts with their signature 10-minute express full-service oil change and a menu of other automotive procedures. Techs swap out old oil for shiny, new oil and a new filter, followed by a thorough inspection of the engine and inner workings that ensures cars can run for miles and won?t fail during drag races through mall parking lots. Their service centers also perform general maintenance such as brake and AC service, and more advanced services such as radiator maintenance and computer diagnostics.
ASE-certified Precision Tune Auto Care helps vehicles of all sorts run smoothly by performing top-of-the-line maintenance and repair services. The vehicular spa day begins with a full-service oil change, where a team of talented techs pours up to 5 quarts of 5W-20 or 5W-30 oil into thirsty autos while decking out happily oil-drunk engines with brand-new filters. Tires bask in equally tender treatment during a rotation, which promotes even wear and tear and gives easily bored circular sightseers a new vantage point. Upon completion, an alignment check finds out if anything is needed to keep cars rolling in a straight line. Precision Tune Auto Care's professional vehicle pamperers also stabilize tires' rubbery moods by treating them to lifetime balancing until they bounce off to the big wheelhouse in the sky. A visual brake inspection assesses the stoppers' surfaces for resistance capabilities, unusual noises, or grinding tendencies.
Tuffy Fort Mill co-owner Alan Brown knows his way around a garage. For more than 25 years, he has helmed a number of repair shops, including Auto Clinic and Honda Doc in Monroe and Hon-Doc of Rock Hill. His expertise is mirrored by that of Tuffy’s technicians, who boast a firm grasp of mechanical know-how and gentle hands when filing vehicles' nails. Under Alan's leadership, the staff addresses a variety of automotive issues, from diagnosing and repairing severe engine malfunctions to replacing spent oil with fresh fluids.
Part of a national network of AAMCO service stations, AAMCO Transmissions of Pineville restores cars of all makes and models to peak performance. Technicians use advanced diagnostic computer technology to pinpoint all types of mechanical issues before setting to work on repairs. From brake and transmission fixes to air-conditioning services, the crew bolsters vehicle performance with finesse and mechanical know-how, making sure that every car leaves the shop with a well-oiled engine, a responsive brake system, and lozenges for a creaky cassette player. Services come with a nationwide warranty recognized at AAMCO?s 900 centers throughout the country.