Reviews in Monterey, CA

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Fred Hamilton

They did a great job on my repair and the communication was top notch from the moment I pulled my car into their lot. Would recommend to anyone who wants top quality work. The neatest thing is their mechanics are long time experts and do a …

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Anything we can do to help, we appreciate your patronage and look forward to keeping your car in tip top shape for years to come!

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Steve Campbell

Very cool folks. Very attentive to your needs. I felt calm and comfortable while I was there. Kept me informed and up to date with extremely well documented progress and procedures

Highly recommend WaySide for all your automotive needs.

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Thank you Steve! It was such a pleasure being able to get your "Brake & Lamp Certification" taken care of you and perform the "wheel alignment" on your Mini Cooper. They are such fun little cars! We are here for any of your automotive needs, just stop by or give us a call at 831-899-2425

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Helene Lubben

Great prompt service! Emailed car test results! Very friendly and informative and easily assessable by phone and text. Go there for any car problems!!!

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Thank you so much! We try our best to keep you informed about your vehicle and the inspection and repair process. Your Ford Expedition is proof that "preventative maintenance" is the key to the longevity of your vehicle.

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James Ladio

Honest, thorough, willing to talk through charges. Having pictures of the repairs made is fantastic.

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Thank you for allowing us the opportunity to perform the "120,000 mile service" on your Toyota Rav4. We are always here to answer any of your automotive questions. It was great chatting with you too. If you need anything feel free to stop by or give us a call at 831-899-2425

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kevin miles

Phenomenal, located them on Google. I was waited on professionally, and the diagnosis was quick and efficient, along with the pricing.

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So glad you found us! We are always happy to help you with any of your automotive needs for your Cadillac.

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David Knight

I got propane for my motorhome no problem everybody was very courteous I would definitely recommend

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Thanks David! We strive to get you taken care of in a timely and friendly manner.

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Johnny Diablo

Wonderful friendly staff and amazing, thorough service to my vehicle. Been coming here for years, they have serviced every car i've ever owned and have saved me tons with preventive care advice and always doing a great inspection on my …

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We are always happy to help! You are definitely part of our Wayside family. We even get to chat with you when we see you at work or out in public. If there is anything you need, you are always welcome to give us a call or stop by.

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Patricia Ponce Vargas

Wayside Garage did a great job with my brakes! They have knowledgeable staff as they went through estimates with a polite and friendly atmosphere. I would greatly recommend.

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We were delighted to be able to service the "brakes" on your Chevy Cruze! It's always great getting to know our clients and having great conversation with them. Welcome to the Wayside Family

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Ronald Herdman

Friendly reception, great mechanics.

Response from
business owner

It's an honor being able to take care of your automotive service needs!

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elanis magallan

Robert was a great help! We had a terrible experience at newton brothers and I called Robert concerned and in need of help. He took myself and my boyfriend in right away and himself and the workers did our truck and runs perfect. We left …

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Nathan James

Another mechanic failed to fix my car.

Wayside fixed it correctly. That is a big start.

Wayside’s software and communication system is the best I have seen. The staff is friendly and appear to be all customer service sensitive. They are …

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Thank you Nathan! We are always happy to help and it's been great getting to know you.

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Sandi Smith

Excellent prompt service. All aspects of service was explained in detail. And prices are affordable

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Besides being able to service your Lincoln, it's been a pleasure getting to know you. We are always here to help with your automotive needs.

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Mike Masterson

I have never met an auto repair business that is as customer oriented as Wayside! Keep up the good work!!

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Thank you Mike! We enjoyed our conversations with you and were happy to be able to take care of your wife's PT Cruiser.

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Ramona Larson

I have been having our cars serviced at Wayside Garage. They are very nice people and are excellent mechanics. I have never been disappointed with the service or management. I highly recommend Wayside Garage.

Response from
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Mrs. Larson, you are and always will be part of our Wayside family and we appreciate you! We are here for you if you need anything, just call or stop by.

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Angelique Giromini

The customer service is great, I like how you get a full digital report of your car.

Response from
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Thanks Angelique! We are happy to help you keep your Audi running for years to come.

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Tim Coley

Wayside Garage was able to service our car on the same day we called. They were able to get parts from San Jose and install them by the end of the day. They knew we were under a time restraint and were more than accommodating. More …

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Noelle C

Despite the annoying situation we were in without anymore brakes on the high way and the frustration we had because we could not go on with our trip to San Francisco, Wayside Garage is an amazing team who did the maximum they could to make …

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FiniteLoops .

I was extremely impressed with the excellent service I got yesterday. Wayside cannot only tell you about items that might need attention, but can also show you actual digital pics of virtually any issue. The whole look and feel of the place…

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Demetrius Flewellen

It's a very affable atmosphere, like having your car worked on by professionals – in your own garage at home.

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Monetha G

Stacy and Sabrina were very professional and made my automobile headache go away in 2 days. I felt confident the technicians were taking the time to discover what was wrong with my car and fix it. the follow up diagnostic on most parts of …

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Monetha Larson

Stacy and Sabrina were very professional and made my automobile headache go away in 2 days. I felt confident the technicians were taking the time to discover what was wrong with my car and fix it. the follow up diagnostic on most parts of …

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Michael Collins

Wow is what I have to say. What an amazing shop ran by amazing people! I brought in my motorcycle on Thursday and said I needed a brake and light inspection ASAP because I need to get a license plate because I’m going on a road trip on …

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David Protelsch

Friendly, went well

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Benjamin Watson

Great experience! I highly recommend Wayside because of their service and great customer relations. Work was fast and reliable. Stacey and Sabrina are very personable. If you want the whole story keep reading.

I usually use a different …

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Garrett Criswell

Outstanding service and craftsmanship! I have a ridiculous schedule and the team at Wayside actually delivered my repaired vehicle to my house, without me even asking!!! Outstanding!! Would recommend them to anyone wanting an honest …

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Kyle VanMeter

Would definitely recommend this place. Very friendly staff, very knowledgeable and went out of their way to make sure I knew what was being done to my car. Not your typical mechanic who tries to nickle and dime you. Definitely going back!

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Danielle Carlson

Really nice people, love that they send the diagnostic info via email with photos

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Chris Rutledge

I contacted Wayside Garage the week before to schedule an appointment for a ridiculous requirement from the DMV. From the beginning phone call to the end of the inspection Wayside Garage was extremely professional very courteous and I could…

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Sean Lawley

I can’t say enough about this amazingly down-to-earth team at Wayside Garage. From the technicians to the Diaz family, everyone is stellar and super friendly. Stacey is very knowledgeable and sharp and an absolute pleasure to deal with, …

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business owner

Thank you so much Sean! I was truly our pleasure. We were so happy to get your "BMW" covered and back on the road. We appreciate you choosing us and giving us the opportunity to make sure you had a safe car to drive.

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Steve Arnold

Great service. Friendly polite and efficient.

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Richard Valenti

Wayside Garage is the best. They went out of their way to fix my car, staying late to make sure I got back on the road. I highly recommend them.

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Nicholas Mobley

Nothing less than professional, really appreciate the work that they did for me. Would give more stars if it were possible.

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Randy Kochevar

Cheerful, competent service and incredible communication, from the moment the car was brought into the bay, through the diagnostics and repair process. Wayside set a new standard of excellence, and I'll never take my cars anywhere else.

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RICHARD V

Please thank Sam for getting creative in fixing my 1960 Corvette .

I was able to participate in the car event the next day. The car performed flawlessly thanks to Sam!
















Gus D'Antonio

Outstanding customer service!! Wayside provided an accurate diagnosis and timely service replacing brake pads and rotors for my son’s Dodge Challenger. They have earned our business next time we need it because I know their family’s job …

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Nicholas T

Your the best all of you
















Peppo Rousso

You won’t find a more honest and conscience people to deal with than Stacy and her team at Wayside Garage. They are reliable and go the extra mile when that need to with your car.

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dana musante

On point and friendly service. Makes me want to bring al my cars here.

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Charles H

My experience with Stacey and the Team at Wayside was EXCELLENT! They conducted a thorough inspection of the vehicle upon arrival, with electronic reports and recommendations. Then Stacey was able to find and acquire the parts the next day…

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NANCY S

Hi! Everything was great...great job !...excellent customer service! ! REALLY ENJOYED SEEING You.. been too long...take care. . .
















Jeff Richards

Friendly, thorough,great service!

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Derrick

Been here once and it is a family business that is very professional. I believe her name is Stacy who was very knowledgeable on work that was done. They even take pictures of the work that was done. I will definitely be returning because of…

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JONATHAN S

I very much enjoyed the family atmosphere of a local merchant and becoming aware of yet another business in which I can fully trust. Thank you!!
















Ernest Lim

I definitely going back to this shop this is my regular car shop for now on... they are very straight forward in everything. I definitely recommend this shop to all my friends and family

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Christian Rohrer

I am very happy to have found a garage that provides customers with the kind of service they deserve. The entire staff at Wayside is friendly, informative and extremely competent. The tools and communication methods they use to keep you …

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Jason Warner

Great service

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JIM H

You all are awesome to work with and do excellent work,

Shorty Is great and so isStacy !!!! Thank you all so very much for the awesome

Service , I finally found a auto

Repair business you can trust
















Marshall McMillan

I was totally impressed with the service here. Very professional, quick, and affordable. Thank you again for ur efforts wayside!!!

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Donna Blair

Efficient, professional, meticulous, and genuinely kind.

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Marcy L.

Steller service..very nice friendly honest people. Stacey and daughter were delightful. Would definately recommend.

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ANTONE MICHAEL M

It went great great greater thanks to Samantha!!!
















Naiomi Skiles

If I could rate Wayside Garage with 6 stars I would. From Stacey answering the phone promptly at 7:30am, to having my car accepted right away and cheaper than Midas! Plus they were closer to my job. Plus they have these "vitamins" that my …

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Susan Rapp

A fFIRST TIME CUSTOMER .~ Excellent customer service and very professional ! I appreciated the resonable Hertz rental partnership .I will be back,however, hopefully not soon~smile

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Paul Ramirez

Wonderful friendly customer service! This is my new regular garage. Thanks to everyone that helped me and the wife out!

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DAN D

You guys did awesome thank you so much!
















Lee Garland

OMG – Stacy, Bob and crew at Wayside really saved my cookies by diagnosing and repairing my little Suzuki Reno. No one could figure it out and when I remembered having good experiences with them in the past, I took it to them and, voila! I'…

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Yay! Lee, I was going to call and check on you tomorrow 😀 you beat me to the punch. I love that we can keep your little Reno scooting down the road 🚙

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Luke S

Possibly the best garage in Monterey. Family owned and operated. They are straight with you about what you need on your vehicle and don't try and screw you over. They will refer you elsewhere if someone is more qualified to do the job.

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Rod Belton

Good experience very customer service oriented

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Jim Pirkle

All 4 of our vehicles are serviced at Wayside. Very easy to work with.

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Andrew Michael

Five star google reviews brought me to Wayside Garage, and they were right! Sam and Stacey got me what I needed, with honest advice, great service, and all was very timely! Highly recommend Wayside Garage! Great people!

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Michelle Baker

Family owned and operated wonderful place to go for quality work on your car with a Midas Touch of compassion. Always friendly and ready to assist you if you need help. I'm lucky I found them

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Wallace Chen

Professional job well done! Thoroughly checked my car free during the oil change and offered recommendations. Friendly people and knowledgeable staff.

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Rick Stein

Great, friendly and reliable service !!

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Sherry Sands

Stacy is friendly and easy to work with. They always give a fair price and do the work in a professional and timely matter.

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Monica Wason

Thanks for the fast service!

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Marc Christ

Nicest folks to work with. No BS either!

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Dayna

Excellent service, good prices and a prompt service.
















Fahmi Chandra

They do their job very well

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Carolym

Wayside garage did a wonderful job on my car as usual, I highly recommend them
















Sandy Barajas

Front office person was very nice and explained everything that needed to be done. Yes I would use their services again.

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Angie M

We are from the north bay and had smoke coming out from under our car as we were leaving Monterey, pulled over and called a tow truck. Of course the tow truck company referred their own garage, but then the car rental company thankfully …

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COREY D

The staff at Wayside is friendly, diligent, and will keep you updated about the status of your vehicle. If you are in the Monterey area, I highly recommend this garage for your vehicle's repair needs!
















Leonard O

Fast accurate friendly and observant!
















Ernest D

You guys rock. What else needs to be said???
















Brian Weed

As always I receive excellent service from Wayside due to the friendly attention of Stacey and Sam.

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Jeff Olinger

I have been a customer of Wayside Garage for several years. Recently I had the transmission go on my 4 wheel drive and it couldn't have happened at a worse time. Stacy and Sam replaced it and I have had no further issues with my truck. …

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Thank you Jeff, we are always here for you when you need us.

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Jacob

Great service, explained every problem with the vehicle and did a great job working on all my cars and trucks
















Gina Staedler

The Diaz family are a local family that has been in the business for Years! They took in my son's car and shopped for the best price in parts and fixed it within days (during this past Christmas). We feel fortunate to know they are honest …

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Mark

Very professional and thorough service
















STEVE & JULIE HUNT

I have relied on Wayside Garage for years. From oil changes to motor repairs. The staff is friendly and their service is excellent.
















King Walters

Thanks Sam, Stacey and the rest of the Wayside crew. Our car broke down over Thanksgiving in Monterey. We were so happy to be able to leave it at the shop and return to San Francisco after the holidays. While working out details over the …

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Sue Lee

I was traveling through Monterey on vacation when my clutch went out. I was in dire straights..... at least I thought I was. I pulled into the nearest garage (brake shop) who directed me next door to see Sam. He walked over checked things …

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David Miller

I had a smog check performed. Work was done quickly and everyone I encountered was friendly and helpful

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Alex

Fantastic, friendly customer service. I appreciated being informed up front as to how the vehicle would be serviced and that the work was done so quickly. Overall a great experience, I will be back! Thanks Wayside!
















Peter James

My second visit to Wayside garage ! This time with the family car ! Needed a smog so made an appointment ! Had trouble deciding from the days and times they offered but they were patient with me. They took care of me quickly and efficiently…

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Brian

Stacey and Sam do serve all my mechanical needs. They are truly professionals you can trust.
















Patty Kennedy

Great service and thanks for supporting the fight against breast cancer!

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Rebecca Jo Skolnick

Took my car there for a service, and they did an outstanding job! Thanks Wayside, my car is very happy �✨

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mitzy garcia

This place is great. Will continue to keep coming.

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Charlie Kelsey

Efficient and helpful...thanks Wayside!

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bkgonefishin .

Great garage. Super friendly owners and very thorough mechanics. I will keep using them and recommend them to my friends. Thanks

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Christine Palochak

Required emergency auto repair service on a visit from out of town. Staff gave immediate assistance and great service for a reasonable price.

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Glenn Gage

Very smooth and friendly operation! I really appreciate their straight forward and professional approach. They know what they are doing and it shows. Keep up the good work!

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Jim Wigdahl

Had a 50K check done on our VW Tiguan and am very pleased. A slight glitch when they added a bit too much oil on the oil change, but Stacey and Sam hustled to make it right. (I of course have never made a minor error on anything...). Wouldn…

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Jomil Salangsang

Stacy and Sam made our experience great! Looking forward to referring them to friends and family!

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William Cornick

Great customer service. Enjoyed talking with Pat....car rides great!

Response from
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Thanks Bill, I'm glad that took care of your problem. I also enjoyed talking with you.

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Carolyn DiMaggio

In response to Melody Driver, stating that I personally attacked her on social media, my responses to her were only because of her false accusations towards me, and, for her using and posting a picture of my granddaughters in her rude …

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Carolyn DiMaggio

I have been dealing with Wayside Garage since they first opened and were in their first location, they are honest, and knowledgable about all aspects of automotive repair, and Stacey and Sam keep up on the newest of cars coming out, by …

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Bill McNamara

Great shop, Never have had a problem on the work that was done or the charges for the work. They will work with you on getting you car or truck in to be fixed. I have been going here for years with several cars and trucks and can't say …

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Christopher Dolan

I have had my truck repaired here as well as my brother in Laws car! It has always been Great Customer Service and the Communication is Awesome! There is now crazy overpriced labor costs or parts cost! Very Honest Business.

Will do business…

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