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Welcome to A-1 Auto Care Inc

Your Dealership Alternative Serving Hobe Sound, Jupiter Island, and The Treasure Coast

If you’re looking for an auto repair shop you can trust in Hobe Sound, you’ve found us! Since 1986 A-1 Auto Care Inc has built a solid reputation on trust. We know how important it is to find a reliable auto repair shop, so your satisfaction is our number one priority. When it comes to auto repair in Hobe Sound, we are totally confident A-1 Auto Care Inc is the best option in town!

Call us or come in for a visit and discover why many of your friends and neighbors have been depending on our superior service for more than thirty years!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in Hobe Sound

A-1 Auto Care Inc is a family-owned and operated automotive repair shop with certified technicians committed to quality service done honestly. We have been proudly serving Hobe Sound and the Treasure Coast since 1986.

Since our beginning, we have been providing our community with the best service available. We utilize the latest in automotive technology to meet all of your auto repair needs.

At A-1 Auto Care Inc our ASE Master Certified technicians use Manufacturer Specific Computer Diagnostic Equipment to perform a wide range of auto repair and maintenance services. Using the latest in automotive technology, we are able to complete both simple and complex automotive projects including but not limited to:

  • Oil Changes
  • Tune Ups
  • Engine Repair
  • Engine Replacement
  • Engine Performance Check
  • Computer Diagnostics
  • Air Conditioning Service & Repair
  • Electrical System Diagnosis & Repair
  • Brake Repair
  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance 30K, 60K, 90K
  • Suspension and Steering Repair
  • Shocks & Struts
  • Cooling System Service & Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust Systems
  • Transmission Service & Repair
  • Tires: Mounting Balancing and Flat Repair
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Pre-purchase Inspections
  • Maintenance Inspections

We are pleased to provide the sale and service of all major tire brands. We have a wide range of tire options for you to choose from – a tire for every need and budget! Our knowledgeable staff will discuss your vehicle and driving patterns with you to identify what’s most important for you in your next tire purchase and recommend the tire that best suits your needs. We also utilize the latest equipment to perform your tire mounting, balancing, and wheel alignment to get you back on the road as soon as possible. From wheel alignments to tire rotation, we provide all the maintenance related services that will prolong the life and performance of your tires.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2006 Honda Element

Honda Element

Mileage
151,484
Service Date
5/12/2020
Services Performed
  • Drain and Refill Differential.
  • Hearing rumbling noise when driving first thing in the morning.
  • Replace rear sway bar links
 
Mike R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/27/2020

2010 Lincoln MKS

Lincoln MKS

Mileage
116,516
Service Date
4/17/2020
Services Performed
  • Check over for services.
  • Dot 3 Brake flush includes: Check brake fluid for moisture & contamination. Visually inspect master cylinder, calipers & wheel cylinders for leaks & proper operation. Flush all contaminated brake fluid from system & replace with up to two quarts of new fluid. Road test.
  • Feels like master cylinder is bypassing internally.
  • Flush cooling system with proper mixture of coolant. Pressure test cooling system for leaks if needed. Bring antifreeze to -35 degrees. Balance pH level between 9.8 & 10.5. Visually inspect radiator cooling fan for proper operation.
  • Flush transmission valve body, cooler, cooler line, torque converter and all internal parts with new transmission fluid. Install transmission additive after replacing all the old transmission fluid with new fluid.
  • Inspect suspension and steering components, front & rear end alignment adjustments as needed and center steering wheel. Additional charges for removal of components for shim installation and alignment shims.
  • Inspect system for leaks. Flush all contaminated power steering fluid from rack & pinion/ gearbox, steering lines & power steering pump. Replace with clean fluid. Road test for proper operation.
  • Lower control arm bushings are bad. Front shocks may be getting weak? Back shocks are bouncing a little too much.
  • Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Synthetic Blend engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable.
  • Mount & balance 4 tires. Torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Replace front struts
  • Replace lower control arm bushings / brackets
  • Replace master cylinder
 
Wesley H. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/18/2020

2017 Genesis G80

Genesis G80

Mileage
29,422
Service Date
4/9/2020
Services Performed
  • Inspect suspension and steering components, front & rear end alignment adjustments as needed and center steering wheel. Additional charges for removal of components for shim installation and alignment shims.
  • Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Synthetic Blend engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable.
  • Mount & balance 4 tires. Service TPMS sensor. Torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
 
Chris W. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/11/2020

2007 BMW 335i

BMW 335i

Mileage
78,975
Service Date
3/27/2020
Services Performed
  • Replace master window switch
 
Valerie C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/6/2020

2015 Ford Explorer

Ford Explorer

Mileage
64,170
Service Date
3/2/2020
Services Performed
  • Synthetic Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Full Synthetic engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable. Tire rotation and brake inspection. AAA 34 Point Maintenance Inspection. Consultation about any problem you may be having with your vehicle.
 
Nicholes V. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/6/2020

2011 Cadillac DTS

Cadillac DTS

Mileage
62,463
Service Date
2/26/2020
Services Performed
  • Rear brakes are worn 80%, front brakes are worn 70%. No safety issue at this time.
  • Remove front bumper cover and replace both signal bulbs.
  • Road test for issue. Found no transmission issue at this time.
  • Synthetic Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Full Synthetic engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable.
  • Test drove vehicle. No pull detected at this time. Tire pressure was low on one side possibly causing some pull. Adjusted pressures on all tires to specification.
  • The sound does work. No problems at this time.
 
Archie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/27/2020

2008 Jaguar XJ8

Jaguar XJ8

Mileage
54,298
Service Date
1/29/2020
Services Performed
  • Found left front strut leaking air. Replaced strut.
 
Tyler C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/23/2020

2008 BMW 335i

BMW 335i

Mileage
108,156
Service Date
2/17/2020
Services Performed
  • Low oil light is on – Top off oil
 
Dianne K. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/18/2020

2016 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
24,130
Service Date
2/14/2020
Services Performed
  • Synthetic Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Full Synthetic engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable. Tire rotation and brake inspection. AAA 34 Point Maintenance Inspection. Consultation about any problem you may be having with your vehicle.
 
Ron M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/16/2020

2007 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
117,770
Service Date
2/7/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK ROTATE AND ADVISE
  • Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Synthetic Blend engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable.
  • SAFETY CHECK
 
Ann W. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/8/2020

2015 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
38,650
Service Date
2/6/2020
Services Performed
  • Patched tire
  • Replace battery
  • Replace front brake pads and rotors. Repack wheel bearings (where applicable), lubricate caliper slides, inspect brake hoses. Top off brake fluid. Torque wheel nuts to proper specifications. Road test vehicle.
  • Synthetic Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Full Synthetic engine oil. Lubricate chassis where required. Check and top off fluid levels. Check tire pressure. Inspect drive belts and cooling system hoses. Reset oil change reminder indicator where applicable. Tire rotation and brake inspection. AAA 34 Point Maintenance Inspection. Consultation about any problem you may be having with your vehicle.
 
George V. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/8/2020

2013 Ford C-Max

Ford C-Max

Mileage
54,946
Service Date
2/4/2020
Services Performed
  • Remove & replace battery. Clean terminal connections.
 
Marty K. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/9/2020