Budget Automotive and Radiator

1314 E. Chestnut Expressway
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 866-8500
Contact: Taylor, Wendy
Business Description: Budget Automotive and Radiator is a locally owned and operated company. Paul and Wendy Taylor are a husband and wife team and we have been in business in Springfield since 1993. We service the complete automobile from oil changes to engines, tune-ups to clutches, brakes and front ends, computer diagnostics and repairs. We also repair, recondition, or replace radiators, heater cores and gas tanks. We specialize in cooling system repairs, no heat problems and we are the ONLY shop in Springfield that does a true POWER FLUSH on cooling systems. It is a chemical free high pressure air and water reverse cooling system flush. Along with our 89 point heating and cooling system tests, it is the most thorough service you will find. We offer discounts to first responders, senior citizens, and teachers. The thing that separates us from the other shops is that we believe in giving our customers options. You let your BUDGET decide what work you have done to YOUR car. We will list needed repairs in a priority order, advise you of any preventative maintenance we see may be needed, and you are the boss when it comes to what repairs we perform. Above all, we are honest, fair, and friendly. We believe in treating people like family.
In Business Since: 1993
Service Area: springfield and surrounding communities
On Angie's List Since: 11/16/2010
Warranties: YES
Free Estimates: Ask for Details
Office Hours: Mon 08.00 AM - 06.00 PM, Tue 08.00 AM - 06.00 PM, Wed 08.00 AM - 06.00 PM, Thu 08.00 AM - 06.00 PM, Fri 08.00 AM - 06.00 PM, Sat Closed, Sun Closed
Excluded Services: Exhaust Tires Alignments Body Work
Licensed: Yes, I am appropriately licensed for my trade.
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Senior Discount: 5%
Cities Served: Aldrich | Ash Grove | Aurora | Battlefield | Billings | Bois D Arc | Bolivar | Brighton | Brookline | Browns Spring | Bruner | Buffalo | Cedar Ridge | Chadwick | Chestnutridge | Clever | Crane | Dunnegan | Elkhead | Elkland | Everton | Fair Grove | Fair Play | Finley | Flemington | Fordland | Galena | Garrison | Goodson | Greenfield | Half Way | Halltown | Highlandville | Hoberg | Humansville | Hurley | Linden | Long Lane | Louisburg | Marionville | Marshfield | Miller | Morrisville | Mount Vernon | Niangua | Nixa | Oldfield | Ozark | Pleasant Hope | Ponce De Leon | Republic | Rogersville | Saddlebrooke | Seymour | Sparta | Spokane | Springfield | Strafford | Turners | Union City | Verona | Walnut Grove | Willard | Windyville
 
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