John F. Hogan Jr. was a consistent man. He had been clocking in to the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company’s corporate office in Akron each day for more than 25 years, learning the ins and outs of its tires. Then, in 1984, he made a slight change. He decided to move to Virginia, open Hogan & Sons Goodyear, and share his knowledge of Goodyear’s tires there. Since then, his business has grown right along with his family—there are now eight locations and many more Hogans. All of the full-service automotive shops have complimentary shuttles and, of course, Goodyear tires. The full-service auto repair shop is staffed by continually trained ASE-certified technicians, who swap out motor oil, realign wheels, inspect brakes, and teach air-conditioning units how to whistle during maintenance and repair services. They service all makes and models and include a 3 year, 36,000 mile warranty on all their work.
AAMCO Transmissions' locally owned outposts dot cities and towns from coast to coast. Since AAMCO opened 50 years ago, its transmission masters have extended their range of services to the realm of total car care, offering cars with faulty brakes, dirty oil, or broken air conditioners some one-on-one time with a handy mechanic. This commitment to full auto health also underlines AAMCO's promise that every vehicle receiving service is privy to a free multipoint inspection, during which mechanics explore beneath the hood, under the car, and in the GPS navigator's psyche to ensure safe operations and optimal performance.
Decorated with the blue-and-white logo that denotes ASE Master Technician status, Circle Auto Repair's staff repairs and services vehicles of all makes and models with steady hands and keen eyes. Since 1986, the shop has delivered quick tune-ups, complete brake services, and transmission flushes, and sent cars back into the world with a two-year, 24,000-mile warranty. Because the shop is also a state-approved inspection facility, cars that pass its safety and emissions tests can leave the garage without having to disguise themselves as really bulky shopping carts.
Fairfax Auto Repair's trained and certified technicians help keep foreign and domestic vehicles in road-worthy condition. In addition to performing routine safety inspections and protecting pistons with regular and synthetic oil changes, they use their technical skills to perform more involved repairs on everything from the transmission to the miniature Tesla coils that power the headlights. They always make sure to follow the maintenance booklet of each car no matter what repair they do.
Curry’s Auto Service, Motor Age Magazine’s TOP SHOP in the nation, is a family-owned business and is the area’s only Certified Female Friendly auto shop by AskPatty.com.
Voted as the best repair shop by thereaders of Northern Virginia Magazine, customers rave about Curry’s honest repair advice that is based on customer’
Rosslyn Automotive's skilled technicians keep highway chariots galloping smoothly with tender loving care. The 90-minue service begins with an oil change, as thirsty motors are fed up to five quarts of fresh lubricant and fitted with a new filter. Next, sputtering A/C units are charged to improve their chilling capabilities and assure that passengers remain as cool as a cucumber gazpacho. Finally, auto gurus rotate tires to extend their life spans and improve road safety.