Grand Ledge Car Inspectors

in Grand Ledge, MI

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OLD SCHOOL SERVICE AND VALUE!!!
has earned a new customer in me...here's the story...
Auto shops get a bad rap because some of them are run by crooks, period. I was unlucky once to run into such a place. I went there for an AC charge, got talked into struts...was promised OEM stuff (not what I got)...and one lie
to another...almost sued them.
has renewed my faith in independent shops.
My car is a 2001 Toyota Avalon that I treat like gold. When it needed a timing belt and a new axle, I brought it to
. Got sick of traveling to Precision Toyota in Tucson. After the initial belt replacement, the "check engine" light remained on. And the car had some major pulling issues after the axle replacement. I thought to myself, "Here we go again with independent mechanics..."
Well, I came in and got to know
...who gave me a free rental for a couple days over the weekend in case there were any safety issues (Initial work was on 7/18/14, completed 7/21/14). The following Monday, I talked with
, the shop manager, who had highly touted the shop and their head mechanic,
. I was not real happy...and she could appreciate my problems...first time in and it seemed to all go wrong.
Then they showed the "old school magic".
found out the reason the check engine light was coming on. The belt they had put in had a slightly different calibration from the original Toyota belt...at least for my model and year. So, they got the authentic one and reinstalled it. Problem solved!!
The pulling issue remained...and there were some weird noises too. All of this got worse AFTER he put in a new axle. This really peaked my skepticism. It turned out to be pure coincidence. After some clever thinking by
and
, they checked my strut mounts. Sure enough, there was the problem!!!
The crook that did my struts years ago? He supposedly replaced those, but he didn't. No problem,
put in new ones, replacing both the strut mounts in the front. All the noise and pulling?? COMPLETELY GONE!!!
My Avalon is back to the way it used to be. They found a problem that had been bugging me for years...getting progressively worse...and the Toyota dealers had no clue!!!
You can guess where I bring my car from now on....
!!! If you want old school service...to get treated like family...you just come here!!! You will be very glad you did!!
and his crew are top notch!!! A breath of fresh air, old school treatment in a world that doesn't seem to understand what that means anymore. Thank you,
,
and
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- Jim L.
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I have used
twice in
and once in West Sac. Each time they have been efficient, polite, and professional. I will look to them first for my next
check. They can process the DMV renewal for a fee. This is not true of all
sites.
- Rob K.

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Car Inspecting reviews in Grand Ledge

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came to my house to do a jump start on my car & provide advice on it's repair.
As it would take more work & money to repair the car than it was worth he advised against any repair work.
He didn't want ot charge anything , but i gave him $20 for his advice & time.
It's good & rvery are to find an HONEST CAR MECHANIC like
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- Brett R.
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runs a professional, one-man shop. I have used him for all kinds of services, from timing belts to brakes. He does his work well, reliably, and at reasonable cost. He's the best in the valley as far as I'm concerned.
- Thomas P.
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The inspection was great.
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showed me many things that were incorrectly completed and how I could fix them. He walked me through the entire house and advised me sale fixes and warned me about the not so
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- James B.
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Honest and customer-friendly:
Bill Nibur was recommended by my neighbors - he lives in our town and has quite a following here, it appears. At any rate, my diesel's glow plug warning light started blinking while my teenage son was driving thecar. I decided that this was a problem serious enough to have the car towed to Bill's shop. Bill told me someone would look at the car immediately upon its arrival and he would get back to me with a diagnosis. Within a few hours Bill did get back to me to let me know what he thought the problem was and that it was a
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fix and that he spent almost no time on it and therefore would not be charging me for
it! Zero! I think you could say that this mechanic is honest.
And, after telling me that, he told me he would have two of his guys drive my car back to my house, which they did by the end of the day! Apparently, he often does this for my neighbors. Not sure if I should be sharing that info widely, because we don't want to
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that benefit, but it just illustrates Bill's positive, customer-friendly approach.
- STEPHANIE V.
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The waiting room is airconditioned and very clean the staff and mechanics are nice and seem very fair .I don't feel im being taken advantage of when im there the way i have felt in the past at other mechanics. I have taken my car there a few times in the past 14 months and everytime i do i feel that i am getting good service and a good deal .I would recommend this shop to anyone seeking car repair shop ,they also have other auto service needs.
- seavin B.
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I called in advance to see if they were very busy, and they said they could get me in within 10-15 minutes. I went right over and they talked with me right away to square away the paperwork. I was out the door 20 minutes later, so they were able to service my car even sooner than they had promised. This was the second time I used them, and both times were efficient, courteous, and inexpensive.
- Robin G.
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For years we've had our car serviced at a nearby garage, but they charge the same price as the dealerships charge. A friend had a repair on her car at
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last year and they seemed really good, so I called for a price on upcoming service on my car and they quoted me a price that was considerably less than what I was expecting, so I had the work done there. Nice people, the car was finished earlier than promised, and saved me money! I will definitely take my car there from now on.
- Ann Q.
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Well my current trusted mechanic retired and these bannanas bought their customer list and pitched themselves pretty aggressively. Of course I should have learned by now that any shop that markets heavily is not a good choice for loss-leading PA inspection shake down business. But I gave it a try, and was tempted to leave when there was no one at the front desk when I arrived for my scheduled appointment, and a prominent notice that any car removed from the premises would be required to pay a $22 reinspection fee. So I wasn't really surprised when they informed me by phone that my 2001 V70 would require $1,700 of brake and exhaust work to be safe enough to operate further on PAs carefully manicured highways. I thanked them for their diligence, but elected to get a second opinion. So today my old decrepit Swede sailed through at a different shop after merely replacing a burned out turn signal.
So I give these guys a D instead of F, because this has happened to me at other shops in previous years and what is really fatally flawed is PAs messed-up safety inspection system. Surely if something is really a safety issue in need of repair then two mechanics should be able to independently identify the alleged 'issue'. I have registered cars in 7 states now, and nowhere else do mechanics have the power to hold consumers' inspection hostage to repairs that they themselves are prescribing. How such an obvious conflict of interest could be codified could only happen in a state that refuses to sell beer except by the case!
- Michael W.
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All Motor Vehicle Inspection in Grand Ledge, MI

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A & J TRANSMISSIONS & AUTO RPR

235 S HOMER ST
Lansing, MI

All Auto Service

918 S Pennsylvania
Lansing, MI
Locally owned & operated.

Andrews Automotive Sales & Service Inc

711 N Cedar St
Mason, MI
Andrews automotive is a family owned business for over 42 years. we are a full service...

AUTO SURGEON INC

1820 E KALAMAZOO ST
Lansing, MI
We here at the auto surgeon have been serving clients in the greater lansing area for over 25...

Brogan's Tire & Auto Service

614 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI
Jim and sara brogan are the owners of brogan's tire and auto service. brogan's tire and auto...

DENNY'S AUTO DIAGNOSIS, INC

2738 N GRAND RIVER AVE
Lansing, MI
Family owned & operated since 1969 best equipped shop in the area cleanest shop in the...

Doc's Automotive Inc

2939 Jolly Rd
Okemos, MI
When it comes to quality auto repair, we have years of experience working on both domestic and...

East Lansing Auto Pros

2700 East Grand River Ave
East Lansing, MI

G Force Automotive

1410 N. West Ave
Jackson, MI
Cost is determined by the job.

GARY'S GARAGE

1110 N US Hwy 127
Saint Johns, MI
We have a night drop off.

garys auto

124 hartel rd.
Potterville, MI
We are a full service repair facility with over 25 years experience. we service domestic &...

Grand Ledge Ford Lincoln

6080 East Saginaw Highway
Grand Ledge, MI
From the moment you walk in the door, you know that grand ledge ford lincoln isn't just every...

H & H Mobil

1500 Haslett Rd
East Lansing, MI
We are a six bay service station where service truly comes first. we specialize in domestic...

Haslett Road Marathon

1619 Haslett Rd
Haslett, MI
Full service auto repair facility and convenience store

Ken's Automotive Center

13828 Hartel Rd
Grand Ledge, MI
We have 3 total mechanics. service, diagnoses, and repair. we sub contract paint work and do...

Liskey's Auto & Truck Service

119 S Larch St
Lansing, MI
Liskey's was founded by george liskey in 1960. george started a small two-man shop while...

Mike's Auto Care

2717 W Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI
Complete auto and truck repair both foreign and domestic. additional services: * electrical *...

NORTH WHEATON AUTO & TRUCK REPAIR

7485 N WHEATON RD
Charlotte, MI

O'Donnell's Auto & Truck Repair

5504 S. Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI
Full service automotive and truck repair facility

One Stop Auto

209 Baker St
Lansing, MI
One stop auto is a locally-owned lansing based business. we provide complete automotive...

Optimist Auto

5839 Joshua St
Lansing, MI
Auto, motorcycle and small engine repair

Proactive Auto Solutions

5924 Hughes Road
Lansing, MI
We offer a wide range of services to fit your vehicle service needs. anything from engine and...

R & T Auto Repair

601 Business Center Dr
Lansing, MI
We are a full service shop. fleet discounts

RB Auto Repair

1223 E. Grand River Ave.
Lansing, MI
Rmb auto repair & parts is a locally-owned michigan business providing automotive repair and...

Roger Hull & Sons Auto Repair

3734 S Stage Rd
Ionia, MI

RYAN'S AUTO CARE

609 MAY ST
Lansing, MI
Family owned auto repair shop in the lansing area.

Ryan's Auto Care

609 May St
Lansing, MI
Ase certified mechanics available. social media site: https://www.facebook.com/ryansautocare.

Schep's Garage

2320 E Saginaw St
Lansing, MI
Honest quality service in business since 1974. providing automotive repair for american and...

Steve's Professional Auto Repair

2401 Main Street
Lansing, MI
Steve's professional auto repair is a auto repair facility that provides professional,...

The Car Shop

6165 BISHOP RD
Lansing, MI
Full service auto repair facility

University Foreign Car Repair

2621 East Kalamazoo Street
Lansing, MI
Servicing foreign cars since 1967 in the greater lansing area. we provide friendly and...

Westside Car Care

409 Lentz Court
Lansing, MI
Family owned and operated.

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