Modern cars, light trucks, and sport-utility vehicles come with complex
technology such as digital dashboards, oxygen sensors, electronic computers,
unibody construction, and more. They run better, longer, and more
efficiently than models of years past. However, they eventually need to be
Before taking your vehicle in for repairs or service, do your homework so
you receive the best possible service.
- Read the owner's manual to learn about the
vehicle's systems and components.
- Follow the recommended service
- Keep a log of all repairs and service.
- Do not
ignore any warning
signals your car may give you.
- Carry a written list of the symptoms
can give your mechanic.
- Resist the temptation to suggest a specific
course of repair. Allow our experienced technicians to diagnose and
- It's important to note when the problem occurs. Is it
constant or periodic?
Does it occur when the vehicle is cold or after the engine has warmed up?
Does it happen at
all speeds? Only under acceleration? During braking? When shifting?
Check for the following common vehicle maintenance issues on a regular
- Unusual sounds, odors, drips, leaks, smoke,
warning lights, gauge readings.
- Changes in acceleration, engine
mileage, fluid levels.
- Worn tires, belts, hoses.
- Problems in
steering, and vibrations.
- When did the problem first start?
How to manage your service experience:
- Ask as many questions as needed to fully
understand your repair. Ask for an explanation in laymans terms if
rush the technicians. You may be called and apprised of the problem, course
action, and cost before work begins.
- Before you leave, be sure you
policies regarding labor rates, guarantees, and acceptable methods of
sure the shop has your contact information readily available, so you can be
reached as soon
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What People Say About Us
This place is great! They did a wonderful job & returned my car promptly. They were very straight forward about the work that needed to be done on my car, and didn't push extra projects. I will definitely be back!
We have trusted this shop for years. They are great & have become our friends.
I've used America Auto Service countless times since I wrote my first review. Never a single issue, always happy and always priced right. Highly recommended!
I can't say enough about America Auto. Octavio and his team have been servicing my vehicles for over a decade, and I have consistently been impressed with the prices, the quality of the work, the prompt attention, and above all the HONESTY of the work. Octavio has a total enthusiasm for what he is doing for your car, and he shares that with you as the customer! Many times I have left his shop with a new education in how my vehicle works. You will always see the old part and the new part, with a thorough explanation on what was wrong and why. Very highly recommended!!
I am more than pleased with the service provided me by America Auto Service. Octavio and his team did a great job on my car which has a lot of issues. They explained me what exactly was the problem and finished everything very quickly and professional. Totally recommend!
I highly recommed this shop. Since the day I first arrived, it was great customer service. My car was involved in a car accident on Sept 03rd and before I decided to go with America Auto Service & Body Shop, I searched 2 other shops around the area that did not provide good customer service at all. They where more worried if the insurance was going to pay for the services or not. America Auto Service & Body Shop truly did a very good job with the repairs on my car. My car looks brand new and its a 2010 Honda Civic. I am satified 100% and if I ever need their services, i will come back without any doubt. Try them, you wont regret it.