Drawing on half a century of automotive service, Midas helps drivers to prolong vehicle vigor with factory-recommended maintenance services. Mechanics pop car hoods to perform oil changes with standard and temperature-durable synthetic solutions, taking time to inspect belts, hoses, fluids, and air conditioners. Armed with EPA- and CARB-complying catalytic converters, the staff helps to shrink harmful emissions during muffler and exhaust-system checks. Trained technicians augment brake services with lifetime guarantees and curate healthy, evenly worn tires with rotations or replacements from Goodyear, Michelin, Firestone, and Bridgestone.
Most great things have humble beginnings, and Express Oil Change & Tune-Up Clinic is no exception. In its 31-year history it grew to more than 170 locations across 10 states. Within these auto havens, ASE-certified vehicle-maintenance professionals slake engine thirsts with their signature 10-minute express full-service oil change and a menu of other automotive procedures. Techs swap out old oil for shiny, new oil and a new filter, followed by a thorough inspection of the engine and inner workings that ensures cars can run for miles and won’t fail during drag races through mall parking lots. Their service centers also perform general maintenance such as brake and AC service, and more advanced services such as radiator maintenance and computer diagnostics.
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.
For 30 years, the ASE-certified techs at Fox Plaza Tire & Auto Service have outfitted engines with fresh oil and able-bodied filters. During the 45-minute process, mechanics replace old contaminated goo with up to 5 quarts of clean motor oil, which keeps engines spry and less likely to sleep until noon, and then lube the chassis to help it stay loosened up. Cars are generally too lazy to rotate their own tires, so Fox Plaza's people with do it for them, preventing the tread from wearing out in an uneven fashion while also encouraging balanced handling. Next, mechanics perform a free 27-point inspection, wandering with professional aplomb from the car's hood to its brakes and lights, confirming that everything's in safe operating order.
Winchester Tire & Alignment stocks an extensive inventory of name-brand tires and employs ASE-certified technicians with the know-how and skills to properly install and service each of them. Bridgestone, BFGoodrich, and Firestone are just a few tire brands the expert techs will mount into wheel wells to give cars balance and smoothness as they're cruising the roads or maneuvering around slippery banana peels. In the repair shop, technicians who undergo monthly training to keep up with recent automotive advances remedy a slew of automotive troubles with the latest diagnostic equipment and tools. They can rebuild engines, repair busted air-conditioning systems, service transmissions or faulty brakes, or replace motor oil riddled by contaminants. Additionally, as an ACDelco-certified facility, Winchester Tire backs up its work with warranties that extend across the country.
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.