Albuquerque motorists tell of their favorite mechanics
Whether you live in Rio Rancho, Sandia Heights or downtown Albuquerque, you need a good local mechanic to take care of your car.
Here’s the latest Post of Happiness for great service from Albuquerque-area auto repair shops as selected by the Angie’s List Newsroom staff.
Jay Walton Automotive, Albuquerque
Jay Walton Automotive tuned up Larry Battin’s vehicle. “I can’t say enough how please I am for the water pump replacement on my 2008 Tundra,” he says. “I’ve been taking my truck here since I bought it new. I had a quote for the same work somewhere else, but they were $300 more than Jay’s. I did have to leave my vehicle all day, but all the work was done without a hitch. Besides saving money, I know Jay Walton stands behind their work with a 24-month 24,000 miles warranty on parts and labor. All the service counter folks were happy to see me at their business and truly had interest in me and my Tundra. I can’t recommend them enough to you or you friends.”
Horizon Auto Glass & Tint, Albuquerque
Horizon Auto Glass & Tint revved up Neal Nelson’s windshield crack repair. “They first examined the problem to determine if it was repairable,” he says. “They explained that it would take about 45 minutes to repair the crack. They also said that there would probably be a visible mark in the windshield after the repair. They were polite, knowledgeable and efficient. The wait time was more like 30 minutes for the job, so I was very satisfied. I would use them again.”
Mike’s Transmissions, Albuquerque
Mike’s Transmissions tirelessly repaired Megan Hill’s car. “The transmission failed in my 2001 Honda Accord,” she says. “A family friend, who is a mechanic, said that Mike’s Transmissions is the best. He was right and I can’t say enough positive things about Mike’s Transmissions. To begin with, Mike looked at my vehicle free of charge and helped me make the decision. Mike explained my options clearly and never used any high pressure sales tactics. He gave me the information I needed to make the best decision for me. Mike’s Transmissions ended up rebuilding the transmission for less than half the price of the another place and gave me a two year warranty. I highly recommend them.”
Complete Mobile Detail, Albuquerque
Complete Mobile Detail steered Jill Wheeler’s auto detailing in the right direction. “They did a complete auto detailing on my Subaru Outback from the inside out,” she says. “I am very pleased with the results. They were here on time, even a little early after calling first to see if that was acceptable. It was a cold day, but they didn’t complain and went right to work. It took them about two-and-a-half hours to complete. The engine looks like it came off the show room floor. I was very happy and would use them again. They were all very friendly and my car looks brand new.”
About Posts of Happiness
At Angie’s List, we regularly hear from members who are ecstatic about outstanding service received from the companies they’ve hired. We think such great service deserves recognition, which is why we feature Posts of Happiness.
We ask our members for nominations when they rate companies with A's in every category. To qualify, a review must be at least 500 characters about a company's actual work (not just an estimate) and members need to assure us that they'd hire again.
After a nomination, our staff selects the most outstanding stories to feature. If we choose your nomination, your review will appear in our monthly magazine and even right here on our website.