River City Car Wash's car-grooming acumen is evident in the polished frames of vehicles emerging from its automated conveyers and detailing stations seven days a week. The 140-foot wash tunnel lavishes cars with pinpoint doses of soaps and dressings, and painstaking technicians rescue filthy surfaces with shampoo and Blue Coral cleaning products. The shop’s car-care commitment extends to it Mobil lube center, which tends to auto innards with services ranging from oil changes to maintenance. The wash compound upholds its environmental mission with an in-house recycling system, which saves water from being wasted or forced to find seasonal work as a snow cone. In addition to restoring shopworn autos, technicians also help the community at large, opening their doors to charitable organizations in search of fundraising opportunities.
While a large ASE-certified logo announces their pedigree to the world, Sierra Hart Auto Center’s technicians busily service foreign and domestic vehicles beneath one of the facility’s many service bays. They deliver performance-enhancing boosts such as oil changes and full-scale repairs to keep cars in tiptop shape. Comfort and durability are locked in as the techs tweak faulty air-conditioning systems and radiators. And with the latest computer-diagnostic tools, they are able to determine vehicular health without waiting for the GPS navigator to cough. The center also offers 24-hour towing services and roadside assistance, as well as a free shuttle that escorts customers downtown and back while their cars are being serviced.
The expert mechanics at Prestige Auto Works back up their work with heavy credentials. They're ASE certified, licensed by the state of California, and accredited by the Better Business Bureau. Further, all parts and labor are covered by warranty. Preventative maintenance is this full-service auto shop's philosophy, but the technicians' skills run the gamut from routine oil changes and tune-ups to complete engine replacements. To make maintenance as easy as possible, they also email or text reminders, recommendations, and recipes for making healthy dishes for your car at home.
Since 1993, the ASE-certified technicians at Smog Mart Plus have kept vehicles operating smoothly with a full-service repair shop and California-licensed smog testing services. They’re dedicated to quality service, enough so that the owners back up their brake and engine repair services with extended warranties for parts and labor.
While technicians conduct auto repairs in the garage, feel free to kick back in the waiting area and take advantage of the free WiFi, or sit in front of the flat-screen TV as a mechanic gives behind-the-scenes commentary on Herbie: Fully Loaded .
At Pavilion Car Care, technicians keep vehicles running smoothly and looking good with an onsite car wash, detail center, and quick-lube service. Quick trips to the car wash remove caked-on debris from tires and exteriors, and detailing packages provide carpet shampooing, paint-sealant application, and clay-bar treatments that get vehicles ready for car prom. À la carte cleaning services target water spots or dusty floor mats. Techs can also perform engine maintenance, keeping pistons, serpentine belts, and gearboxes humming with Chevron-brand lubricants.
Having opened over 900 locations in the United States since its inception in 1972, Meineke Car Care Center's steadfast staff revamps vehicles during a slew of automotive maintenance and repair services. Meineke's technicians will drain oil laden with built-up impurities or 3,000 miles of emotional baggage, or outfit rides with new brakes, batteries, tires, or mufflers. For customers' convenience, Meineke is open in the early morning, in the early evening, and on Saturday.