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We're open! Dependable Auto Repair In Front Royal

Whether you need your brakes serviced, oil changed, battery replaced or other auto repairs, Rick's Auto Care & Tire Center in Front Royal is here to help. Save time by calling 540-636-4040 to schedule an appointment or just stop by at 232 S Royal Ave and drop your vehicle off at our repair shop.

Rick's Auto Care & Tire Center, Front Royal's Best Auto Repair Services

Ricks Auto Care & Tire Center | 540-636-4040 | 232 S Royal Ave, Front Royal VA 22630Get honest, expert, auto repairs and professional service today at Rick's Auto Care & Tire Center. Our goal is to offer the best auto services available at reasonable prices. Call today to schedule an appointment at 540-636-4040.

"Can You Fix It Today?"

Ricks Auto Care & Tire Center | 540-636-4040 | 232 S Royal Ave, Front Royal VA 22630We know your time is valuable. That's why we are conveniently located near you in Front Royal, VA. Most truck or car maintenance services can be done while you wait. Many repairs can be completed in as little as one day. Simple or complex, we will get your auto repairs done quickly and get you back on the road in no time.

"Honestly, How Much Will It Cost?"

Since 2008, Rick's Auto Care & Tire Center has provided Front Royal area customers with easy to understand estimates before beginning any work. Ask us about options to keep auto repair costs low or upgrades to keep your car running at peak performance. We stand behind all of our work with a guarantee you can take to the bank. Call today to schedule an appointment at 540-636-4040.

"You Are The Best Auto Repair Shop In Front Royal!"

Our customers say they can't find the same level of expertise that our auto mechanics provide anywhere else! Our certified technicians and experienced auto repair specialists provide 5-star service on domestic and import vehicles of all makes and models.

Call today to schedule an appointment at 540-636-4040 or email us.

Discover What We Do!

4x4 Services, Alignment, Brakes, Car & Truck Care, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Emergency Roadside Assistance, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, General Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Import Cars & Trucks, Inspections and Emissions, Miscellaneous Services, Quick Lube Services, Tires, Towing, Transmission Services and Undercar Services

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    What Our Customers Are Saying

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    I stopped by Rick's during the snow last week because my oil pan shield was dragging on the ground. Even though the sign said they were closed, they helped me. I went back yesterday to have a new shield installed. I think I've found my new home to work on my car. The customer service and the work are the best! They are definitely a great example of people helping each other, especially this time of year. Thanks Rick Jasper, and all the other employees.

    , 12/23/2020

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    Just moved in the area. Called Rick's Auto for Safety Inspection. Spoke to Jasper and he advised me to be there at 7:50am to fill out the paperwork and he could do the inspection at 8am, when they opened. Outstanding service, they did the Safety Inspection and I was out of there at 8:30. Very friendly and knowledgeable staff, specially Jasper. Will take all my autos there for maintenance and service.

    , 12/10/2020

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    Rick, Jasper, Mark, & staff, Just wanted to let you all know about the fantastic job you all did on my '92 Ford E-150 Mark III van. It literally runs and sounds brand new. The engine is so quiet I can barely hear it. The hesitation when you give it throttle is gone and everything is performing as it should now. Thanks again for keeping all my vehicles running great. Take care and we'll see you all down the road when I need service again.

    , 08/24/2020

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    My family just purchased our 2nd vehicle from Rick's. The 1st one is still running strong . We noticed a Explorer on the lot that was clean and runs smooth. And the price was more than reasonable we could not pass it up. Perfect vehicle for our daughter who will be commuting to school.

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    Took my car in for grinding sound in my brakes got me right in and fixed my up. Great staff. Honest and family oriented. I will definitely go there again. Thank you!

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    Great service there today. A very friendly staff in the office also. Thank you for your customer service. We do not see enough of that these days.

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    Tips

    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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