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  • Mon 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 7:30AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 7:30AM - 5:30PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

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Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. Coralville, IA 52241Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. is the automotive expert in Coralville, IA 52241. Since, 2012 we've provided the Coralville area with reliable, affordable automotive maintenance and repair services including 4x4 Services, Alignment, Batteries, Brakes, Car & Truck Care, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, Expired Warranty Care, General Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Hiniker Snow Plows, Import Cars & Trucks, Miscellaneous Services, Quick Lube Services, Towing, Transmission Services, Truck Accessories and Undercar Services.

We have experience servicing all makes and models of domestic and import vehicles, and we're honored to keep vehicles throughout the Coralville area reliable and well-maintained. Our skillful mechanics will take great care of your vehicle too, quickly diagnosing any problems and offering cost-effective solutions to get you back on the road.

Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. Coralville, IA 52241Call Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. today at 319-338-2053! You can also send us an email. Either way, we're looking forward to providing you with reliable automotive service!

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    ATTENTION VALUED CUSTOMERS:

    Automotive repair and maintenance facilities have been declared an essential operation during the COVID-19 outbreak. As such, we will remain open and be here to serve you. Please know that our first concern is the safety of our employees and customers. During this time, we will take additional precautions in servicing your vehicle. These measures may include using a seat cover, steering wheel cover, and wiping down door and shift handles. We will also ensure sick employees stay home. We may close our waiting room. Please call ahead for the most current information, but know that we are here to serve you and keep your vehicle running during these difficult times. Thank you for being a Central Automotive Service & Repair, Inc. customer.


    What People Say About Us

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      , 07/20/2020

      These guys are really good. They do great work, quickly, and at a reasonable price. If something of mine is fixed at Central. It'll be fixed forever.

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      , 07/16/2020

      I was having a lot of weird electrical issues and issues with my car not starting or starting slowly. My check engine light also had come on. Before taking it to Central Auto., I took it to get a quote from a different mechanic and he quoted me $2000 for my cadillac converter. I went to get my 2nd opinion from Central Auto they also found that the cadillac converter had turned the check engine light on. They quoted me for that (cheaper than 1st quote) but before doing anything they told me they were going to clear it, turn the light off, and see if that resolved the issue. It's been a couple weeks and so far, so good. NOT ONLY did they first clear the converter, they found the actual source of my problems, which turned out to be a burnt battery cable. They changed the cable and now the issues I was having actually have been resolved. Thank You Central.

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      , 06/10/2020

      I have had multiple car issues solved by the team of excellent automotive technicians at this business. They are fast, professional and truly work to earn your future business. I will not take my vehicle anywhere else. -CVH

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      , 05/14/2020

      Very professional and knowledgeable! Wes and crew did a great job on my challenger! Highly recommended for all your auto needs!! I plan on taking my vehicle(s) there for all future needs!

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      , 05/12/2020

      Very professional and knowledgeable! Wes did a great job on my challenger! Highly recommended for all your auto needs!!

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      , 03/12/2020

      Great place, friendly folks, fast service!

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      , 02/21/2020

      Great dealer for hiniker snowplow parts. Scott was friendly and very knowledgeable. Will definitely do business with them again!

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      , 02/05/2020

      Matt does great work, quickly, and for a fair price! Get it all done here!

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      , 02/03/2020

      Absolutely the best place to take your vehicle. They got my car in and fixed same day, with a free shuttle, friendly office folks, and a perfectly fixed car for a great price. This is the second car of mine I have trusted to Central Automotive, and I will trust every single car I own in the future to them as well. Thank you so much!

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      , 02/02/2020

      Matt does great work, quickly, and for a fair price! Get it all done here!

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      , 01/31/2020

      Great shop and staff

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      , 01/25/2020

      Great service and friendly service people very courteous.

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      , 01/24/2020

      Only place I will take my car to get worked on. Workers are courteous and do GREAT WORK.

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      , 01/06/2020

      I was recommended this shop by a friend.They have been super helpful & work with me on doing repairs over a period of time! Would recommend to anyone!

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      , 12/18/2019

      Had a coupon from discount tire. Got an appointment quickly. Had a nice printout of all of the measurements and showed me where my cars alignment was off. Friendly staff. Would go to again.

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      Always do a good job and fair prices.

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      Always willing go the extra mile for you, Vehicle has been fixed the first time and quickly and accurate every time. Mike the owner is extremely knowledgeable about the vehicles and is willing to explain it to you in a way that makes sense. I don't see them adding in all this extra stuff many other shops need. Best place in town if you want to work with straight shooters.

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      Everyone here was extremely friendly and helpful. My daughter and I felt very welcome and they took care of us in a timely fashion. They even recommended a place where I could purchase less expensive tires. I will be back! Thank you!

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      I will not take my car anywhere else. They are trustworthy, fast, reliable, affordable, and they do not take advantage of you. They really value you here!

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      Central Automotive is the only place I will go. Mike always finds time to fit me in no matter what the issue and keeps me and my fleet on the road. The team of mechanics can handle every situation from oil changes to full engine rebuilds and technical electrical issues. The staff is always friendly and most importantly honest. They understand my schedule and will even go pick up the cars or give me a loaner. Finding an automotive shop that you can trust is hard to find but I always get honest answers on what is worth fixing and what should wait and there is never unnecessary extras or running up the bill. 10 stars wasn't an option or they would get that.

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      Best place to get maintenance done! Also the customer service is great.

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      Great place to get your vehicle diagnosed and repaired.

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      Knowledgeable, friendly, honest service. Will continue to visit for service. I wouldn't trust anyone else with my vehicle. They even gave me a lift home on the other side of town while doing my repairs. Great place, great people!

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      My experience was amazing from the start. I called in about a nightmare of an oil leak. I was anticipating them being able to get me in by the afternoon at best, if not the next day, but Doc kindly answered the phone and told me to bring the car in as soon as I could. I brought it in an hour or two later, and they diagnosed the problem in ten minutes. Everyone was very communicative about the issue, and one member of the team even offered to give me a ride to work as it was going to take a couple of hours. Mike ensured that my car would be repaired by the end of the day, even with the several other projects already in line. It was just extremely refreshing to have honest, genuine, caring people providing top quality service. You can bet I'll be going there for my automotive needs from now on. Thank you!!

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      Great service, very informative without pressuring me into ramping up my bill. Very fast.

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      Thank you for a great initial meet today and helping me with my Jeep and what it?s going to take to get it up to good standings. Loved the honesty. Professionalism and all around good energy in your place.

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      Mike was so kind. He got me in the next day after I called. Prompt and friendly service. It doesn?t get much better than this place! Highly recommend.

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      , 07/20/2020

      These guys are really good. They do great work, quickly, and at a reasonable price. If something of mine is fixed at Central. It'll be fixed forever.

  • According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
  • The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
  • Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
  • Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
  • Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
  • A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
  • Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
  • Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
  • Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
  • Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
  • Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
  • Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
  • Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
  • Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
  • Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
  • Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
  • Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
  • Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
  • Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
  • Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.
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      69 2nd Street, Coralville, IA 52241
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    Call us for service: 319-338-2053

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