With more than 175 locations nationwide and more than 35 years in the business, Car-X Auto Service preps auto-wagons for summer travels with an array of alleviating automotive services. Pour your car a refreshing 5-quart glass of lubricant with an oil change ($30; synthetic or semi-synthetic oils available at an additional charge). Car caretakers can revolve their ride's rubbers with a tire rotation ($20) and switch rain blades with new windshield-wiper replacements ($25 for wiper-blades up to 24 inches). All of Car-X Auto Service's treatments are topped with a full-vehicle courtesy inspection included at no charge and, unlike other auto-service shops, Car-X won’t make your car feel uncomfortable by asking it to cough while a mechanic cradles its undercarriage.
Ziebart has had plenty of time to perfect its auto-detailing services: the shop has been in business for more than 50 years. Trained and certified technicians use ultramodern equipment and Ziebart's own brand of products to detail interiors and exteriors, protect paint, and repair scratches. They also tint windows and program remote starters.
Rows and rows of new and certified preowned vehicles surround Hall Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram. Inside the dealership's service center, Chrysler-certified technicians change the oil, rotate the tires, inspect the emissions, and detail the surfaces of all vehicle makes and models. Members of the parts department lend a hand when vehicles need batteries, mufflers, brake pads, and more tiny horses to power their engines.
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, 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 who 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 perform 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.
As one of Auto One's trusted North American franchises, Auto One Mishawaka draws from the company's decades of automotive experience. The Mishawaka hub performs windshield repair both in-shop and on the road, meeting clients at their offices, homes, or beneath a palm tree that unexpectedly evicted its coconuts. Vehicles reveal spiffed looks and improved resale values at the hands of the auto-detailing and paint-protection team, and a stock of upgrades such as car alarms, trailer hitches, and remote starters add bells and whistles to baseline models.