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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

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
135,664
Service Date
8/19/2019
Services Performed
  • Found failed right front tpms and right rear sensors. Recommend all four, all tires close to wear bars.
  • Found misfires in mode 6 on all cylinders. Spark plug gap is 72, specification is 43. Recommend new spark plugs. Replaced spark plugs and engine air filter.
  • 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. Tire rotation and brake inspection. AAA 34 Point Maintenance Inspection. Consultation about any problem you may be having with your vehicle.
  • Clean fuel injectors. Clean throttle body air intake. Visually inspect fuel lines. Check fuel pressure regulator vacuum lines. Decarbonize combustion chamber, pistons, intake valves and exhaust valves.
 
Jamie B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/19/2019

2010 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
70,190
Service Date
7/16/2019
Services Performed
  • 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. Tire rotation and brake inspection. AAA 34 Point Maintenance Inspection. Consultation about any problem you may be having with your vehicle.
 
Ann B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/17/2019

2013 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
34,883
Service Date
7/15/2019
Services Performed
  • Remove and replace battery. Clean terminal connections.
 
Jim P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2019

2011 Lexus GX 460

Lexus GX 460

Mileage
106,591
Service Date
7/9/2019
Services Performed
  • Mobil 1 Synthetic Motor Oil and Standard Filter Service including up to 5qts. of Mobil 1 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.
  • Replace wiper blades.
 
Tiana W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2019

2013 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
77,804
Service Date
7/2/2019
Services Performed
  • Scan computer for codes and/or data. Record codes and complete a basic inspection of related components as needed. Pin-point testing: Found failed passengers side rear ABS sensor. Clear codes.
  • Dot 3 Brake flush includes: Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Visually inspect master cylinder, calipers and wheel cylinders for leaks and proper operation. Flush all contaminated brake fluid from system and replace with up to two quarts of new fluid. Road test.
 
Cheryl T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2019

2016 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
21,087
Service Date
7/5/2019
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.
 
Ron M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/5/2019

2012 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
95,288
Service Date
7/2/2019
Services Performed
  • Check screen – Whole screen does not work – Diagnose
  • Rumbling noise has gotten worse. Possible motor mount?
  • 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.
 
Scott P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2019

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Mercedes-Benz CLS550

Mileage
57,415
Service Date
7/1/2019
Services Performed
  • Gauge test air conditioning system. Leak test with fluorescent dye if required. Topped off a/c system. No other issues detected at this time.
  • Topped off coolant with factory coolant.
  • Scan computer for codes and/or data. Record codes and complete a basic inspection of related components as needed. Does not include pin-point testing or testing with other equipment. Clear codes where applicable. Codes did not relate to A/C issue.
  • Set clock in dash
 
Pamela T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/2/2019

2014 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
100,100
Service Date
6/25/2019
Services Performed
  • Disassemble shifter cover and check shifter lever adjustment or sensor, because the car is not seeing the park position and radio and gauges stay on. Replace shift indicator switch
 
Barbara L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/2/2019

2008 Dodge Avenger

Dodge Avenger

Mileage
89,180
Service Date
6/28/2019
Services Performed
  • Inspect suspension and steering components, front and rear end alignment adjustments as needed and center steering wheel. Additional charges for removal of components for shim installation and alignment shims.
 
Aaron M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/28/2019

2015 BMW 435i

BMW 435i

Mileage
37,283
Service Date
6/25/2019
Services Performed
  • Check left rear tire for slow leak – plug tire
  • Balance 4 tires. Torque lug nuts to proper specifications
 
Mike R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/27/2019

2006 Volvo V50

Volvo V50

Mileage
117,175
Service Date
6/26/2019
Services Performed
  • Scan computer for codes and/or data. Record codes and complete a basic inspection of related components as needed. Pin-point testing: Found failed ignition coil. Replace four remaining ignition coils. Clear all codes. NEEDS EXHAUST WORK AND OXYGEN SENSOR MINIUM. CEM: DE43, 4C01, 4F33, 8F24, 1A41, E001, 6C44, DE51, 8C20, 6C52, 8A09, 8F42, 8F28, 8F26. ECM: 210A, 720A, 220B, A11A, A10B, 3503, 3502, 250A. SRS: 0005, 0004, 012D, 009A, E001, 0129, 012A, 0002. DIM: E001, 0001. CEM-HS: 6C05, 6C07, 6C06, 6C08, DF01, E00A, DF07, DD0C, 01F7, 0085. DDM: E001, 0003, 0002. PDM: E001. ICM: EOO1, E003. CCM: 0020, E001. SWM: 0A11, 0031.
  • Check suspension noise – thumping?
 
Mike F. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2019