The painstaking ministrations of Medlock Gulf's ASE-certified technicians coax tired chariots into topflight performance and ensure continued roadworthiness. Treat steely steeds by swapping scorched fluids for up to 5 quarts of golden, oily goodness. A tire rotation divvies up coveted road time among jealous tires while guaranteeing continued fast-lane position for motivated horsepowerers. Medlock Gulf's bonded, insured staff offer same-day service and educate customers about their vehicles as they engage in a meticulous 27-point inspection, scrutinizing wipers, signals, and the automotive anointments that increase highway safety. Finally, tests of belts, air filters, and battery capacities prevent roadside strandings and leave vehicles prepared for competitive racing with slow but steady tortoises.
For more than 20 years, the certified technicians at DEKRA Emission Check have done one thing and done it well: superfast Georgia-state vehicle-emissions inspections. Although most patrons choose to stay in the car and alphabetize their eight-track collection during the typically five-minute inspection, many of the growing list of almost 30 Atlanta-area locations feature an indoor lounge for auto owners to kick back in. If a vehicle’s emissions exceed the regulated limit, the team advises drivers of their options and performs a free retest at a later date.
Since its creation in 1925, DEKRA Emission Check’s umbrella company, DEKRA, has grown to include more than 30,000 employees in 50 countries. In addition to having performed more than three million vehicle inspections in the United States, the larger business offers services such as expert appraisals, industrial product testing and certifications, and management-system certifications.
Since opening in 2012, All Tune and Lube has been owned and operated by Mano Pazhouhesh. Along with his team of ASE-certified mechanics, Mano performs regular automotive maintenance and cures all manner of vehicular maladies. On-time inspections and oil changes keep engines running smoothly, and tire rotations ensure even wear for maximum safety and fuel efficiency. The shop's technicians are also versed in complicated repairs to the engine, transmission, and other important systems.
Jay’s Tire & Wheel Repair is a family-owned business that’s been providing cars with new and used tires for more than 10 years. Though the shop specializes in wheel repair and tire sales, its technicians offer a host of other restorative services, including painting and resurfacing, corrosion repair, and oil changes.
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 & Tune-Up Clinic 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.