A 1 Towing in Oak Harbor, WA with Reviews - YP.com
By: Dave W.
Jack's Auto Repair
A1 towing Took "LUCILLE "my 64 Impala SS to Jacks Wednesday morning. Picked "LUCILLE " up Friday morning . Rating for Jacks- Absolutely superb. Jack and Josh are terrific. Mechanics are knowledgeable, thorough in repairs. Jacks did previous work on "Lucille " after she came out of a 10 year hibernation in my garage.I give Jacks Auto repair a 5+ star rating. Recent arrivals to Oak Harbor can rely on the team at Jacks to provide superior service!
By: Richard K.
Mark's Auto Repair
I was having problems with left front tire. I found Mark and his family in the office at 5:30 and I asked them for some help. Mark pit aside what he was doing and took care of the problem putting aside other important things.I would always take my car to Mark for repairs and I highly recommend him when your in Oak Harbor.
By: stephanie.merritt
Mark's Auto Repair
FYI the website connected to this listing is not the same business. i have been going to Mark's Auto Repair since i was 17 and he is great!he and his team always find me the best deals on parts and its cheaper to have them change the oil in my car than the chain places! that is saying something!
By: sunni.daez
Jack's Auto Repair
This place and the people are amazing. The work was done prompt and on the time they had promised. They gave me a loaner car so I could still go to work. I am very pleased with every aspect of my experience with them.
By: ucdana
Mark's Auto Repair
I took my car in for repair today, got it back in under an hour with the problem solved and 1/3 of what I expected to pay. These guys are great! I am glad to have a local mechanic shop I feel like I can trust.
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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