Recognized throughout the area for their automotive know-how, the ASE-certified technicians at Tune Up Plus have been caring for and correcting wayward vehicles for more than 20 years. Their skill powers a wealth of services, from basic tune-ups and full-service oil changes to axle repairs and headlight restoration; they can also keep roadsters legit with state inspections and state-bird-shaped stickers. If the promise of Wynn's car-care products isn't enough to attract passing vehicles, Tune Up's technicians lure them off the road with free air-conditioning, engine-light, and brake inspections.
From more than 350 facilities in six countries, Precision Tune Auto Care has spent the last three decades keeping more than 2.5 million vehicles on the road with an array of maintenance and auto-repair services. Professionally trained mechanics lube engines with signature precision oil changes, rotate tires to ensure even tread wear, repair busted brakes, and test spark plugs to safeguard against ignition failure during dramatic drive-thru getaways. Whether performing complicated services on fuel-injection and cooling systems or simply aligning tires, the mechanics back all their services with a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty.
Car, truck, and SUV owners seek out American Pride Automotive's array of award-winning services to pamper and polish their machines' inner workings. Prices vary depending on make and model—smaller repairs such as wear-and-tear-preventing tire rotations start at $29.99, and oil changes, which ensure car motors are carefree, lubed, and ready to tamp down overgrown lawns, begin at $31.95. This Groupon's value can also be applied toward larger automotive ameliorations, such as fixing achy-breaky brakes ($145+), recharging worn air conditioners ($169.95+), or fine-tuning wheel alignments ($69.95+) to curb headlights from chasing their own trunks in circles.
Buggy Bathe’s state-of-the-art system restores vehicles to a right-off-the-lot gleam while adhering to environmentally friendly business practices. The Governor’s Carriage package—which lasts between 15 and 25 minutes—begins with a meticulous vacuuming of seats, carpet, and mats, leaving no trace of french-fry snacks or reckless donut indulgences. Autos then indulge in a full-exterior automated sudsy shower with a triple-foam protectant before an undercarriage scrubbing sloughs away hidden gunk for a clean bottom layer sure to impress mechanics and sewer dwellers. Then a slathering of cleaner expunges dirt and road backwash from tires, leaving them ready to rotate with a glossy glow. Car-wash artisans hand-dry all exterior panels, door jams, bumpers, and wheels, and pamper four-wheeled friends with a two-sided window cleaning and a thorough wiping of dashboards, steering wheels, and center consoles.
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.
Smithfield Fast Lube boasts a unique distinction: it's home to the world's largest bottle of motor oil, as confirmed by the Guinness Book of World Records. But the 200-gallon bottle isn't just for show; it's fully functional, and the auto techs use the motor oil inside it when administering their signature 20-step oil changes. The techs offer a variety of other preventive maintenance services to keep cars running smoothly, from tire rotations and transmission maintenance to motor flushes and fuel-injection services. While their cars are being serviced, customers can keep busy with the shop's free WiFi.