AAA-approved Community Automotive Repair has been revving engines since 1975, garnering a nod for "Best Auto Repair" from Grand Rapids Magazine readers in 2010. During a winter service package, qualified grease monkeys service engines with up to 5 quarts of fresh conventional oil, though an additional charge is required for synthetic oil and European models. After coddling coupes with a tire rotation and comprehensive maintenance inspection, ignition improvers finish the service by replacing wiper blades. Vans and sedans leave the lot hand-washed and shiny, ready to brave winter elements and obliterate low vehicular self-esteem.
Auto Centric, a AAA-approved and Bosch-authorized shop, staffs ASE-certified technicians who keep automobiles starting and stopping smoothly, no matter their make or model. During the oil and filter change, mechanics will extract the old oil and filter and fill vehicles' innards with up to 5 quarts of standard automobile blood, then inspect fluid levels and lube the steering, chassis, and door hinges. The car experts also examine the brakes—ensuring metal human transporters can stop on a dime to avoid hitting an innocent quarter—and rotate the tires if necessary. With a new set of wiper blades, patrons can enjoy greater visibility while driving through rain, snow, sleet, hail, or post offices. The entire service takes about two hours; drivers who'd like to stick around can lounge in the waiting area or frolic with the free WiFi.
Servicing the west-Michigan area for more than 90 years, Ronda Truck Center revitalizes ailing autos with thorough services performed by ASE-certified mechanics. Treat your horseless carriage to a standard oil change, which replaces up to 6 quarts of oil with the viscosity grade based on manufacturer recommendations, and includes a new oil filter to keep operation as smooth as a freshly ironed ceiling tile. Next, technicians ensure car innards are working competently with a 17-point inspection, exhaustively examining the key components of a working vehicle with a heptadecegon-toothed comb, before easing road-rash and promoting even wear with a soothing tire rotation. A visual brake inspection rounds out the package, providing peace of mind for drivers, lending them the confidence to run errands and pop triple-axel wheelies with aplomb.
Pennzoil’s rich raceway heritage spans decades, from its first appearance in the early 1930s lubricating the engine of Indy 500 driver Russell Snowberger to its recent use in 2007 Daytona 500–winner Kevin Harvick’s car. Whether on the track in the Sprint Cup Series or in a garage in the suburbs, car owners who lube their rides with Pennzoil motor oil benefit from a more than 100-year lineage that dates back to one of John D. Rockefeller's original companies. The velvety substance contains trademarked Hyper Cleansing Technology and Active Cleansing Agents, which help to purify the engine's components and ward off damage caused by gasoline byproducts such as soot, carbon, varnish, and sulfuric and nitric acid. Pennzoil’s many service stations dot terra firma from the Atlantic to the Pacific and feature friendly technicians who perform oil changes and replace parts gone missing after the neighbor’s metal-detector-club meetings.