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By: Buyn P.
Advance Auto Tech Inc
Hey guys, I found this car repair shop that's great. I am going to school and don't have much money. So when I took my car to get emissions and it fell, I checked around profuciously for the best rates. All the other shops told me that my 2005 BMW needed a catalyst converter replaced and that the "cat" price alone would be over $1000? I was like WTF? Everybody's price to fix my car ranged between $600- $1500. I had given up and had even posted my car on Craigslist to sell. Then my girlfriends aunt told me about the exceptional customer service and pricing at this shop that's under new management. I didn't make a big deal about it but after having posted my car for 2 weeks and realizing that either no one is gonna buy my car when it's going to cost over $1000 to fix, or that if they do want to buy it, I would have to sell it for over $3000 below its worth. As I've said, I'm going to school, so money IS an issue since I only make $8.75 an hour and trying to make ends meet. I realized that I would have to either fix my car and sell it to get ANY value, or continue to keep it. But then I would still need to get it fixed anyways because my birthday is coming up in a couple of weeks (no emissions no tags :( ) So I called my girlfriends aunt and got the name of the shop she raved about. It turns out to be Advance Auto Tech Inc, go figure the Inc? But upon entering, I got a warm greeting by who I guess to be the manager? After telling him my em mission issue he surprisingly gave me several choices. I of course opted for the cheapest choice. Which turned out to only be like $160 with tax. I was super sceptical because I didn't have this option before with the shops I checked out. I just got my emissions, and it passed with flying colors. Thanks Tony and Advance Auto...INC? ... still haven't figured the Inc out yet. But they were super nice and gave me such outstanding service that I felt a need to share. Check them out guys.
By: Ned W.
LexTech Lexus Repair of Atlanta
These guys are honest to the "T". I got a quote for extensive repair from a dealership in the Atlanta area and started reading reviews of LexTechs and thought I'd give them a call. They quoted me a full $1000 less than the dealership. I set the appointment for $3200 of repair and agreed to it. Two days before they were to do the work for $3200, Chad called to tell me Lexus had changed the price of the parts. I expected it to go up! He said Lexus had drastically reduced the price and he would be able to do the work for $2000. He COULD have just charged me the $3200 and I probably would never have known the difference. These are good people. DO BUSINESS WITH THEM!
By: pks8309
McGhee Auto Sales
I bought a car from McGhee Auto Sales 2 years ago; they could not have been nicer. Two weeks after I purchased the car, I went to get an emissions done and the battery died; they had me drive to their location and they replaced the battery free of charge.Just this week, the batter that Autozone put in the car 2 years ago went bad. I took it back to McGhee expecting to pay the difference on a new pro-rated battery, but again, they replaced my battery free of charge. They're wonderful people with excellent customer service. As long as I live in the Atlanta area, I will never buy a used car from anywhere else.
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By: Kristen P.
Munich West
I just recently bought a new Volvo and took it into Munich West for your basic services and check through. They did a wonderful job. Fast, efficient, decent priced, and honest. They didn't try to get me to spend more then what I had planned to begin with. They told me what I could get away with for awhile and what should be worked on as soon as possible. Very polite and you can tell they care. I will be returning for sure, and I would recommend them to anyone.
By: Tanya S.
Five Points Auto Sales
Hello, I just need to say that I LOVE FIVE POINTS AUTO because of their service and kindness to helping people that are in need of transportation. I brought a 2009 Nissan Altima , push button start and I have had no problems with my car. Funny thing is , that I am back today 1/31/2015 buying my fiancé his dream car Monte Carlo SS....... Go to FIVE POINTS AUTOS FOR YOUR NEXT VECHICLE !!!.
By: Eileen H.
Quantum Mechanics
Quantum has been our trusted auto service provider for years. They are steadfastly reliable, generous and smart about our multiple cars - now going on our 7th that we have taken to them. We trust them implicitly and recommend them without reluctance. They are not cheap but their pricing seems reasonable. Check "CarTalk" referrals and others online.
By: William G.
Fray's Auto Tech
Ive been dealing with Mr Fray for about ten years now. His shop wasn't always the best equipped but he's made drastic improvements in the years as of late. He's also a proficient business man, and very well informed of his Professional responsibility. I hope to do much business with his establishment in the future.
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By: burchbrenda
Mighty Muffler Auto Repair Center
These Peoples don't fix Cars they Destroy them . I am filing a Civil Suit for the Bad work you did of Destroying My car I had to have it towed 3 Times it is still not fix so I had to take it across the streets to another Auto repair . I am asking for a new car and court cost . They need to be out of Business .
By: Kimberly H.
McGhee Auto Sales
I will purchase EVERY used car from McGhee Auto Sales! Mr. McGhee was informative, helpful and a pleasure to work with. I had a slight problem with the car shortly after I purchased it and he fixed it without question or hesitation. I love the quality of the vehicle I purchased and have told all of my friends.
By: Felicia M.
Chris Motors Auto Sales
I have recently gotten a 2014 Chrysler 200 from Chuck, He has bent over backwards to amke sure he gets you in a car.. I recommend anyone to go get ypur next ride from Christ Motors.. Chuck, a man of Great Integrity.. Love you...Theses are good people definitely a Great team of people getting the job done right..
Tips & Advices
Among the common scams pulled are needless repairs, where a garage charges you for work that isn't necessary. Another popular one is attracting customers through a cheap oil change or tire pressure check. Then, when you your car is being repaired, they give you a long list of other corrections they'd like to make, therefore boosting the total cost of your bill. The best way to combat these types of problems is getting a written estimate before work is done so you can see how much repairs are expected to cost. If the final bill is higher than the estimate projected, ask to specifically see the work. Make sure information is put in writing as well. If a problem remains, you can have proof that work was not done to your satisfaction.
For winter driving, features such as the defroster, heater and exhaust system are paramount. Look in your owner's manual for specific directions on how features should be checked and repaired. Many newer cars have a cabin air filter that can be replaced when needed, allowing warm air to continue to flow in. Also, check tires before winter driving, as they need to be at the proper pressure to perform well on snow and ice.
In the spring and summer, you want to be sure your air conditioner and cooling systems work correctly. Given the high temperatures, overheating is a common problem. Look over the system by ensuring there is enough coolant available. If it needs to be refilled, it is best to open the hood and add more to the car before it gets too warm out. Also, clean out fan ducts and other ventilation sources necessary for summertime driving.
Some fixes to your car can be done without paying a specialist. Issues like replacing oil and air filters are relatively simple, with instructions provided in the owner's manual on how to make these changes. The same goes for replacing broken windshield wipers or burnt-out headlights. Such issues should be repaired quickly to guarantee safety, but don't require a visit to a garage.
Yes. Not every type of auto repair work needs to be done by a certified mechanic. You can fix some of a vehicle's issues just by paying attention to how the automobile is running and having a basic understanding of auto repair. Look over the ways weather may impact your car and what preventative measures you can take to avoid having to take it into the shop.

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