With lube and service centers spread across America, Valvoline Instant Oil Change ensures that roads from coast to coast teem with automotive vigor. Certified technicians perform a roster of services, including quick in-and-out oil changes that allow motorists to arrive without an appointment and remain in their car while Valvoline oils forge a truce between metal parts. Facilities also encourage odometers to reach up to 300,000 miles with an engine-guarantee program that helps motors live long enough to see tow trucks go extinct. Valvoline extends its care to cars of all makes and models as well as charitable organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.
After putting himself through school by fixing up cars and motorcycles, founder and chief technician Wes decided to capitalize on his well-honed mechanical skill by starting his own auto-repair operation built on the sturdy foundation of trustworthy, one-on-one customer service. Through detailed, thorough treatment of each car in their care and Thanksgiving?scented air fresheners, the friendly technicians help to make customers feel as if they are part of a family. The professional crew services domestic and foreign vehicles alike with regular oil changes, tune-ups, and brake services, as well as extensive computer diagnostics and engine repair. The knowledgeable wrench-wielders insure all repair work with a lifetime warranty on parts when available, 24 months of labor warranty, and live 24/7 customer service.
Hunt's Car Care employs a fleet of ASE-certified technicians to replenish four-wheeled friends, keeping engines running smoothly and combustion chambers properly lubricated with oil change services. With each oil change, motor vehicle caregivers remove the aging sludge clogging your horseless carriage's arterial system and replace it with up to 5 quarts of standard 5W-30 oil, swapping out old filters for fresh, ungunked oil strainers, as well. To make sure everything's in top form, they can also provide a free inspection and lubricate parts in need of some friction-fighting auto-unguent. Hunt's Car Care prides itself on maintaining a staff evincing preternatural levels of friendliness at each of its three locations.
Since 1988, Auto Care Super Saver has been helping car owners save cash with maintenance punch cards redeemable at local auto shops throughout the course of a full year. These cards come loaded with all kinds of prepaid services, including at least three full-service oil changes with up to 5 quarts of oil, lube, and a new filter. Depending on the location, punch cards may also feature tire rotations, brake inspections, engine-light readings, air-conditioning performance tests, and other repairs and inspections essential to a car's well-being. Customers can transfer the punch card's benefits to any ride, ranging from station wagons to sports cars to feral merry-go-round mounts.
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.
Santa Fe Garage Services' Automotive Service Excellence–certified master technician Greg Smith employs his alignment and tire expertise to inspect a vehicle's chassis during four-wheel alignment checks. Roll horseless carriages into the awaiting yellow jaws of the alignment rack, where Smith will carefully check and reset the buggy to factory alignment specifications. The auto technician harnesses calibrated Hunter Engineering Company equipment to square the auto during the alignment check with toe adjustment, which entails measuring and adjusting the rear and front axels to reduce rapid tire wear, alter unsatisfactory vehicle handling, and eliminate snippy back talk. Smith then utilizes the Road Force tire balancer with StraightTrak to eradicate vibration issues and ensure smoother driving. The visit also includes a quick peek beneath the roadster to inspect the undercarriage for clingy tumbleweeds or a stash of unpaid parking tickets.