The highly trained technicians at Jiffy Lube tend to about 24 million customers each year with services such as the Jiffy Lube Signature Service Oil-Change package, which helps promote the longevity of each vehicle. Staffers acknowledge that oil plays a crucial role in maximizing the lifespan of each car—it cools the motor and helps prevent moving parts from deteriorating. More than 20,000 technicians—all of which have completed an extensive training program certified by the National Institute Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)—service vehicles at Jiffy Lube.
In addition to performing oil changes, technicians offer preventative services such as air-filtration and electrical-system maintenance, among others. Jiffy Lube’s quality pledge includes a commitment to transparency, which stipulates that they will inform car owners of any necessary services, complete a service only after it has been approved, and refuse to replace windshields with saran wrap.
At both of Ultimate Car Wash’s locations, grimy rides zip through the wash tunnel and appear on the other side looking fresh. Several wash options give customers a choice in their car's level of clean, and a crew of attendants is on duty to finish off each thorough scrubbing. A basic wash swiftly clears dirt from paint, and a more in-depth exterior wash uses high-pressure jets and a spot-free rinse to blast away deep-set grime and obliterate incriminating talon prints. Drivers can choose the rain-proof treatment for a roof-to-underbelly shower that ends with a helping of Rain-X wax, and the ultimate wash includes all the components of the rain-proof wash but adds Black Magic tire shine to the roster.
The auto-body technicians at Skyyline Auto Hail Repair have more than three decades of combined experience, which they put to use as they massage out dents, repair dings, and eliminate hail damage. The team employs paintless dent removal, which permanently fixes the affected areas without resorting to fillers, paint, or replacement panels—each of which can present problems with color-matching. Moreover, the entire process can be performed quickly, and causes no harm to the environment.
In Dent Source's 12,000-square-foot auto shop, dents get undone with the latest technology and paintless dent-repair techniques. With that technology, techs can remove dents the size of footballs or football-shaped watermelons. Because paint is unnecessary, there's no need for paint matching or new finishes. This adds up to salvaging factory finishes and parts while ridding vehicles of unsightly dents and dings.
With drive-thru car-wash technology that executes quick environmentally friendly washes, Boomerang Carwash transforms armies of unkempt automobiles into fleets of clean cars. Auto-tidying technicians greet each customer upon arrival with a sucker and a menu of three cleaning levels, and greet cars with their best honk impressions. The basic Boomer's Good car wash ($6) purges fenders and underbodies with biodegradable solutions, purified forms of detergents, and under 30 gallons of fresh water per car. Condition cars' hard outer shells with Boomer's Better wash ($9), boosting full-body shine with a Tri-Color foam and safeguarding paint with DuraShield protectant with Body Armor. Boomer's Best ($12) adds on a complete and long-lasting tire shine and wheel cleaner, keeping treads clean, polished, and free from profane haikus written in their dust.
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.