ABS - Alternative BMW Service

3983 Pacific Blvd
San Mateo, CA 94403
(650) 393-5502
alternativebmwservice.com
Contact: Haramis, John
Business Description: ABS is an independent BMW and Mini service specialist located in San Mateo just off the main corridor, Hillsdale Blvd. It was founded with the mission to offer quality workmanship at an honest and fair price. We are highly rated on Yelp. Here at ABS, you will experience professional and personalized customer service. Because we service BMW’s and Minis exclusively, you can feel assured that your vehicle will receive the finest and most efficient service possible. As you wait for your vehicle to be serviced, you can watch TV in our waiting room, take a stroll through nearby Hillsdale shopping center, or for your convenience, the Hillsdale train station is just blocks away. ABS is your true alternative to the dealer. From scheduled maintenance and basic oil changes, to the most complex electrical repairs, ABS is the place for all your BMW and Mini service needs. We stand behind our work and offer a 12 month / 12,000 mile warranty on both parts and labor.
Services: Auto Repair
In Business Since: 2007
Service Area: Centrally located in the Bay Area; San Mateo county.
On Angie's List Since: 6/17/2012
Warranties: YES
Free Estimates: Ask for Details
Office Hours: Mon 08.00 AM - 05.30 PM, Tue 08.00 AM - 05.30 PM, Wed 08.00 AM - 05.30 PM, Thu 08.00 AM - 05.30 PM, Fri 08.00 AM - 05.30 PM, Sat Closed, Sun Closed
Excluded Services: We do NOT offer auto body, detailing, smogs, or service of any other brand of vehicles, however, we DO know other facilities that can perform all other services. Visit our "Resources" page on our website at alternativebmwservice.com or give us a call at 650-393-5502 for a referral.
Licensed: Yes, I am appropriately licensed for my trade.
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Senior Discount: 10%
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