The family behind Fletcher's Tire & Auto Service opened their first shop more than four decades ago. Today, they operate more than 30 locations scattered throughout Arizona, where they work to provide automobiles and their owners with expert repairs and preventive maintenance. More than 15 brands of tires get paired with appropriate chariots thanks to a convenient online tire-size guide, and computerized alignment services help improve gas mileage and safety.
For nearly three decades, the staff at Danny's Family Car Wash has washed cars using soft cloths, mild, pH-balanced cleaning formulas, and a water-recapturing system that helps conserve resources. Oil changes, hail and dent repair, and detailing services further resuscitate rides at the 11 full-service, automatic locations in the Valley.
Big O Tires outfits wheels with tires from Michelin, Goodyear and other trusted brands, all backed by a three-year warranty and a lifetime of rotations. The retailer has been in the road-ready rubber trade since 1962, when it began as a single co-op; over the past five decades, it has blossomed into a network of more than 500 locations, spanning 21 states. The shops’ ASE-certified technicians not only specialize in tires, but also tend autos with a comprehensive array of repair and maintenance services. They deftly change oil, replace brakes, and meticulously administer free 22-point safety inspections, which ensure that headlights work and that wiper blades aren’t actually sleeping rattlesnakes.
Most of C & R Tire's technicians are not only ASE-certified, but also participate in continuing education to stay abreast of the latest in automotive technology. This equips them with the knowledge necessary to perform small- and large- scale repairs, and to provide routine maintenance to keep cars running as well as track star on a moving walkway. In addition to services such as oil changes, transmission work, and computerized diagnostics, C & R Tire offers a large stock of tires from leading brands such as Yokohama and Cooper.
Since its inception more than 30 years ago, Just Brakes has expanded from one auto shop to more than 160 outposts across eight states. At every location, ASE-certified technicians maintain vehicle safety with professional brake services including a lifetime warranty on parts, labor and platonic love. Though their specialty is brakes, the techs also perform routine maintenance and repairs such as oil changes, suspension repair, and belt replacement.
Combining high-tech tools with an intimate knowledge of Phoenix’s warm-climate driving conditions, the mechanics at CarLife extend the lives of roadsters through regular upkeep and repair services. Computers whir to life to analyze engines or align wheels, and technicians roll up their sleeves to repair ACs, replace brake pads, and perform routine inspections. While cars receive TLC, clients have their run of the lobby, which offers free drinks, chocolate, and WiFi—or they can hop into a complimentary shuttle that will whisk them wherever they need to be.