Modern Tire & Auto Service, which topped the 2010 reader's polls at the Hartford Advocate and Hartford Magazine, speedily lubricates cranky car engines. In about 30 minutes (time varies by vehicle and height of the sun), the experts at Modern Tire & Auto Service can replace dirty oil and filters and grease a car's crucial moving parts. No appointment is necessary, as Modern Tire's locations are equipped to provide drive-thru service, where the driver can keep driving as mechanics attach themselves to the car with climbing rope in order to perform the service.
Comprising a new Chevrolet dealership with pre-owned vehicles, body shop, and garage, Richard Chevrolet has been selling rides and mending vehicles with maintenance and repair services for more than 37 years in his 18-bay service garage. The staff of technicians and parts experts inject engines with oil, outfit axles with rotated, aligned, or replaced tires, and restore paint jobs to their original-packaging gleam. Richard Chevrolet’s convenient amenities, including a shuttle service and a quick online appointment system for repairs, make fixing rides much easier than training the family pomeranian to be your sled dog.
As a full-service repair shop, Star Tire and Wheels has kept cars cruising for nearly three decades. The four-wheel alignment properly lines up an automobile’s four rubber shoes, ensuring that wheels don’t resist the driver’s commands, such as “turn right” and “stop, drop, and roll.” Properly aligned tires increase fuel mileage by curbing gas-guzzling rolling resistance and extend tire life by minimizing wear and tear. The vehicle-reviving procedure takes approximately one hour, about the same amount of time it takes to crabwalk from New Hampshire to Vermont.
Since 1969, Bruce Bennett Nissan—formerly Bob Sharp Nissan—has placed happy customers behind the wheels of safe, dependable cars. Mindful of maintaining the integrity of precious automobiles with expert service and repairs, a staff of friendly salesfolk and finance professionals helps visitors pick out a shiny new or still-lustrous preowned Nissan with assistance in either English or Spanish. The auto shop’s technicians boast an average tenure of 16 years, using their well-honed skills to swiftly change out oil, flush engines, recharge AC systems, repair or replace vital parts, and make sure cars can be retrofitted with multistage rockets.
From their three locations, the auto mavens at Platinum Car Wash & Oil employ advanced water-reclamation systems and power-conscious equipment during cleaning and maintenance services. The facility's full-service car-wash tunnels spray paint jobs with Simoniz soaps, waxes, and foams before staff members dab rides with microfiber towels. They continue hands-on touch during signature or 20-minute express detailing sessions that unfold as auto owners explore the waiting area's magazines, complimentary WiFi, or leather couch cushions.
Opposed to using recycled or reprocessed oils, the crew spurs pistons with Mobil oil and complimentary top-offs between services. They also help boost car with lube services, such as transmission drains, tire rotations, and VPS fuel-rail services that dislodge harmful debris and misplaced CDs from fuel- and air-intake systems.