All cars eventually need to go into the shop for an oil change or repair, regardless of how many carrots the horses inside their engines eat. At Auto Clinic, experienced automotive technicians perform these routine and reparative services, boasting an ability to work on virtually all makes and models. In addition to regular maintenance, they can also diagnose odd noises and make repairs on engines, transmissions, and brakes.
Since 1982, the ASE-certified technicians at Lee Rollins Firestone have been servicing cars of most makes, models, and astrological signs. The sales team keeps the facility well stocked with Firestone and Bridgestone tires, and the technicians step in to install new tires or service preexisting ones with rotations or flat repairs. The technicians can handle a number of other automotive issues, too, from maintenance needs to small- and large-scale repairs. These include brake servicing, transmission servicing, oil changes, and air-conditioner repairs. Lee Rollins Firestone also offers clients the use of a shuttle should they need to get home or to work while techs take care of their rides.
At Top10Motors, a team of factory-trained technicians accomplishes maintenance and repair services using the latest diagnostic tools and OEM-recommended replacement parts. They work with both European and non-European makes and models, and refresh vehicular appearances with custom bodywork and paint jobs.
Heartland Jiffy Lubes enjoy the benefits of being under the Heartland Automotive Services umbrella, putting them in good company along with more than 435 Jiffy Lubes nationwide that service more than five million customers each year. They specialize in the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil Change, which comes standard with a fresh-from-the-box oil filter and up to 5 quarts of quality motor oil, plus a comprehensive lineup of other vehicle maintenance checkups. Highly trained technicians also perform cosmetic and mechanical services including inspections, emissions testing, transmission service, and counseling for 1960s Corvettes that are going through a mid-life crisis.
In 1976, Apple computers were born, America celebrated its 200-year anniversary, and San Diegoans were introduced to AJ’s full auto maintenance, collision, and sales center. More than three decades later, AJ’s service department’s team of ASE master-certified technicians still keeps rides such as BMWs, Mercedes, imports, and SUVs in peak condition, earning them an Auto Club of Southern California AAA 100% customer satisfaction score and subsequent pizza party 3 years in a row. External body damage can be fixed by the collision department’s computerized frame-measuring and paint-matching systems, and for repairs requiring extended chunks of time, AJ’s provides free shuttle service or on-site Enterprise rental cars.
Discount Tire’s professional technicians install and service a vast trove of tires and wheels to keep wagons rolling safely. Experienced, trained mechanics manage an inventory replete with tires by brand names such as Goodyear, Michelin, and Bridgestone ($60–$100/tire for most vehicles) and a huge range of wheels ($50–$100/wheel for most vehicles). Proud owners of newly outfitted buggies receive advice on how to improve their rubber-road marriages or ability to do donuts on the lawns of rival librarians. Along with recommendations on products and services, tire installations include new valve stems, road-hazard protection, and lifetime rotations.