Since banding together in 1980, the ASE-certified technicians at Rick's Auto Clinic have cured every vehicular hiccup that's come their way. With such a body of work behind them, the fix-it fanatics have developed a toolbox of skills that allows them to offer an extremely wide range of services related to all areas of an automobile. The techs tackle everything from alignment and oil changes to electrical systems and transmissions. Modern computer diagnostics also keep the team in front of potential vehicular maladies, helping them to accurately treat the afflictions of newer makes and models, such as electrical systems failure or a chipped forcefield.
The experienced technicians at Complete Auto Service encourage top-notch motor humming with a variety of automotive services. Both standard and synthetic oil changes include freshly brewed oil and a new filter, along with a chassis lube, if necessary, which reduces the effects of friction and occasional pie throwing in the underbelly. The approximately 30-minute service continues as technicians commence a 17-point inspection, ensuring principle car parts perform at their peak, and testing windshield wipers for preparedness in the event of a rare maple-syrup squall. Customers can wait in designated areas or drop their four-wheeled children off and take advantage of the complimentary shuttle service at the Main Street location. Complete Auto Service does not require appointments.
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.
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.
Handling more than just the swap-out of your car's oily core, the Jiffy Lube Signature Service oil change comes standard with a fresh-from-the-box filter; a checking and filling of transmission, differential, power-steering, and windshield-washer fluids; and a detailed inspection of the antifreeze and coolant reservoirs, engine air-filtration system, serpentine belts, wiper blades, and exterior lights.
Lee's Summit Mitsubishi’s service-department techs perform mechanical magic beneath hoods and undercarriages to keep Mitsubishis and autos of all makes and models running smoothly. Body-shop staffers free car bodies from dents and dings, and well as rotate tires, align brakes, and inspect vehicles for further problems by tapping them with a knee hammer to check their reflexes. Out on the sales floor, friendly sales people introduce visitors to new and used models of Mazdas, Mitsubishis, Volkswagens, and other automobiles.