Recipient of the Harris Poll EquiTrend 2012 Automotive Service Center Brand of the Year award, NAPA Auto Care Centers continue to provide quality maintenance and repair services across the country at more than 12,000 locations. ASE–certified techs have the skills to execute a wide array of services, from routine oil changes and tune-ups to installing new drum brakes and repairing electrical systems. For many services, parts and labor are covered by a 12-month or 12,000-mile nationwide warranty that is honored at all locations and may be used as currency in certain alternate universes.
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'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.
Five service lifts give A-1 Automotive's seasoned technicians direct lines to cars' most vital parts during routine repairs and maintenance work. Since 1979, the family-owned-and-operated repair shop has provided sanctuary to automobiles of all makes and models, including RVs and commercial vehicles that weigh up to two tons. The staff reboots sluggish autos with services such as quick oil changes, engine overhauls, and brake repairs, and a team of specialists performs restoration work on classic cars and Renaissance sculptures wearing roller skates.
An all black sports car purrs in the parking lot, sporting brand new window tints that make the road beast look even more intimidating. At The Accutint, expert technicians provide tints for cars, SUVs, and trucks, not just to enhance aesthetics, but also to protect the dash, seats, and steering wheel from the sun. While tints can block up to 99% of UV rays, they also reduce heat by up to 60%. Professionally tinted windows also prevent shattering during accidents, as the film can help hold the broken glass together when shoddy sing-a-longs accidentally pierce through glass.
Buying a car is a major investment, and Haven Auto Repair helps drivers protect that investment with measured, comprehensive services. ASE-certified technicians head off potential problems through factory-recommended maintenance. They also tackle full-scale engine exchanges and ensure smog systems are on the up and up. The shop offers customers complimentary rides to and from work while the mechanics tinker on their car, as well as free loaner vehicles so garage doors don't grow fat from inactivity.