For more than 35 years, the highly trained technicians at Precision Tune Auto Care have been the sworn enemy of check-engine lights around the globe, battling auto troubles with a full array of maintenance and repair services. They tackle problems both cosmetic and mechanical on sedans, SUVs, minivans, and even hybrids, which require special care since they’re half car and half human. From 350 locations in six countries, these car clinicians hone their expertise by servicing 2.5 million vehicles each year.
Sam Meineke opened his three-bay muffler shop in 1972 with a single product line, and through time, he and his successors have expanded the business into a complete automotive car-care center. Today, nearly 900 franchise owners operate their locations around the globe, still standing on the firm foundation of Sam's ideal of nursing vehicles back to health at fair prices. Meineke Auto Repair's mechanics perform an array of services, keeping rides running in show-room condition with tune-ups, 23-point inspections, and tire rotations.
The technicians at S&S Tire & Auto Repair can handle any aspect of automotive health, from tire diagnostics and oil changes to brake service and optometry appointments for the headlights. In two San Jose locations, the friendly and knowledgeable staff do everything in their power to get clients in and out safely and soundly. Even before they make it into the workshop, customers can peruse the online tire catalog to make an informed choice on their new set of wheels.
European Auto Repair
At European Auto Repair, teams of certified master mechanics tune up and repair across-the-pond engines with well-trained skill and sophisticated equipment. The dedicated techs ply their trade with a special focus in European cars, from maintaining a detailed repairs database with all current factory service bulletins from brands such as Audi, Volvo, and Porsche to indulging German and Swedish automobiles’ cravings for Nutella-flavored motor oil. The seasoned wrench wielders thoroughly analyze vehicles for any issue, poring over pistons and parts with computerized diagnostics and free inspections before revitalizing engines, brakes, suspensions, or electrical systems.
Diagnostics Unlimited?s ASE-certified and knowledgeable team maintains their customers' autos with repair services honed through more than 20 years of experience. The staff has been replacing spent oil, conducting vehicle inspections, repairing fuel-injection systems, and scraping off "Flintstone for President" bumper stickers as far back as 1986. Their skill with electrical and cooling systems enables them to service American models as well as Japanese and European vehicles. They're so sure of their services that they couple each one with a 12-month/120,000-mile warranty, and even a lifetime warranty on brake pads, which is what auto technicians call their apartments.
For more than 30 years, ASE-certified Precision Tune Auto Care has helped vehicles of all sorts run smoothly by performing top-of-the-line maintenance and repair services. Fully trained mechanics whet engine appetites with a Premium Plus oil change, in which Precision Tune Auto Care?s detail-minded technicians fill up auto-carriages with five quarts of new oil and then swap out old, corrupted oil filters for cleaner, younger, more idealistic ones (a $24.95 value). Afterwards, a tire rotation redistributes road donuts to even out wear and tear and keep vehicles safely aligned, significantly increasing a tire?s life span (a $20 value). With a break inspection (a $20 value), Precision Tune?s friction experts examine a ride?s hydraulic system and operational parts, ensuring motorists can swiftly stop before they drive off the side of the International Space Station.