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, 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 who 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 perform preventative services such as air-filtration, among others, as well as state emissions inspections. 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.
The yellow garages at A & A Auto Glass Discounters & Body Shop offer refuge to busted auto glass in need of repair. Certified technicians fix cracks and install new panes of glass, even traveling swiftly to customer locations to fix up windshields, truck-bed glass, and vents with free mobile service. To cut down on customer wait times, A & A harvests ripe windows from its huge inventory of auto glass and can also refurbish roadsters with bodywork and paint services. To prove its technicians? mettle, A & A backs all glasswork with a lifetime warranty against water and air leakage, provided customers keep their original sales receipt, preferably in a time capsule buried beneath the local high school.
At Texas Car Stereo, versatile mechanics and designers care for the interior health and exterior design of cars, trucks, and SUVs, treating autos to everything from routine oil changes and major repairs to decorative overhauls of chrome-covered rims and ink-black window tint. The automobile artisans have a wealth of impressive work under their collective belt, with past projects including a Corvette decked out in a sleek hydraulic hood, racing stripes, and a yellow and black interior and cars crowned with custom neon lights that spell out the opening lines of The Great Gatsby. The team carries out each labor of love with factory-direct materials from trusted brands such as Kenwood, Kicker, JBL, Boston Acoustics, and Sony.
Since starting in 1983, A Plus Transmission Specialist has grown to become a full-service transmission shop with multiple locations around Texas. Each address employs a team of technicians who can diagnose all sorts of transmission problems with the help of diagnostic equipment, which can hunt out issues in the electronic control systems found in most modern vehicles and time-traveling Model Ts. Once the mechanics have determined the issue (the drivetrain or the transmission fluid, for example), they can repair it with parts that meet or exceed the parameters put in place by the original equipment manufacturer.
Originally run out of one pickup truck, Houston Auto Glass & Windshield Replacement has spent nearly two decades growing a fleet of mobile technicians big enough to serve customers throughout Dallas and Houston. The techs swap out windshields lacerated with cracks and replace them with shiny new units, allowing drivers to easily see when the road ahead is actually their neighbor's swimming pool. Urethane adhesives and quality sealant join a steadfast warranty to keep new panes in place. The glass gurus also repair rock chips and tackle other services such as painting and body repair.
Sam Meineke opened his three-bay muffler shop in 1972 with a single product line, and through time, he and his successors have expanded the business into a complete automotive car-care center. Today, nearly 900 franchise owners operate their locations around the globe, still standing on the firm foundation of Sam's ideal of nursing vehicles back to health at fair prices. Meineke Car Care Center's mechanics perform an array of services, keeping rides running in showroom condition with tune-ups, 23-point inspections, tire rotations, and deep-tissue windshield massages.