Best Auto Repair, Roswell

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  • 770-643-2525

  • 10390 Alpharetta Street
    Bldg 4
    Roswell, GA 30075

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COST SAVING TIPS

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:30PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:30PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

COST SAVING TIPS

10 Minute Pre-Trip Checkup Can Pay Off

A properly maintained vehicle is safer and more dependable and will even save a few dollars at the gas pumps. Motorists should plan ahead to allow time to perform necessary maintenance themselves or at the local service facility.

Car Care Council offers three suggestions for a traveler's 10-minute pre- trip checklist:

  1. Check all fluids - There are several fluids that require attention: Engine Oil, power steering, brake and transmission fluids, and windshield washer solvent and antifreeze/coolant.

  2. Check all hoses and belts - A belt failure can affect the electrical system, air conditioning, power steering, and the cooling system. Cooling system hoses may be deteriorating from within, so old hoses and clamps in marginal condition might need to be replaced.

  3. Check the tires - Check tire inflation and inspect the tread for uneven wear, indicating the need for wheel alignment. Also look for bulges and bald spots.


Follow these tips to maximize fuel efficiency of your vehicle:

  1. Vehicle gas caps - about 17% of the vehicles on the roads have gas caps that are either damaged, loose or missing altogether, causing 147 million gallons of gas to vaporize every year.

  2. Under inflated tires - when tires aren't inflated properly it's like driving with a parking brake on. It can cost a mile or two per gallon.

  3. Worn spark plugs - A vehicle can have either four, six or eight spark plugs, which fire as many as 3 million times every 1,000 miles, resulting in electrical and chemical erosion from heat.

  4. Dirty air filters - A clogged air filter creates a "rich" mixture - the proportion of gas to air is incorrect. This wastes fuel and causes the engine to lose power. Replacing a clogged air filter can improve gas mileage by as much as 10%.

  5. Don't drive aggresively - Aggressive driving can lower gas mileage by as much as 33% on the highway and 5% on city streets.

  6. Avoid excessive idling - sitting idle gets zero miles per gallon. Letting the vehicle warm up for one to two minutes is sufficient.

  7. Drive the speed limit - Gas mileage decreases rapidly at speeds above 60 mph. Each mile driven over 60 results in an additional 10 cents per gallon. Increase fuel efficiency by using cruise control.

What People Say About Us

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    My family has been using Meco Automotive for 10+ years. Mark is very honest and reasonable. Thanks for making car maintenance easy.

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    I trust Mark. That's the most important thing. Yes, he's efficient and great at his job but, most importantly, he has earned my trust. I know he's going to take great care of my car, my time, and my wallet. One of my favorite moments in the time I've been going to him is when he would not repair my car anymore, he would not let me waste any more money on it. He could've made a buck - quite a few actually - but that's not in his character. He then helped advise me on my next car. Highly recommend.

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    Mark and his team are professional, knowledgeable, friendly, and reasonable. They always take good care of us and get our cars in and looked at in a timely fashion. Highly recommend them!

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    They are always so nice and accommodating. I never feel like they are trying to pull one over on me... I trust these guys, and their work is great!

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    I will NEVER go anywhere else for service! Mark has helped to keep my Toyota Sienna Minivan running for over 200,000 miles....and it is still going strong! He will now be servicing our recently purchased previously owned Highlander. During a pre-purchase inspection, he found some issues that the dealership didn't disclose (such as a previous accident and bad shocks). I was able to use his findings to go back to the dealership and have them fix the problems! He is so honest.....I will never get go anywhere else.

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    Excellent work (and fast too!), good price, best service I have had in quite awhile! I will definitely use them again.

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    MECO Automotive in Roswell is a Super-honest, friendly and quality work. It's so hard to find a trustworthy mechanic these days. So glad a friend recommended Mark to me. Didn't try to up-sell me a bunch of stuff. Instead, he did amazing work quickly. Excellent communication and very easy to work with. Will definitely come back.

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    ery honest and fabulous mechanic. I've already recommended Mark several times to friends and neighbors.

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    I've brought a variety of cars to MECO, and will continue to do so. Mark is prompt, professional and honest. You can trust his estimates and his service is outstanding. This is a local business that will earn your support and return busines

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    The service Meco Automotive has provided on all occasions with all my family vehicles has been outstanding. They are neat, efficient, priced well, timely and honest. I feel VERY comfortable and safe having Meco handle all my car service needs. Unlike other places, they do not upsell me on items and they are spot on with cost and specific service needed! "above and beyond

Call us for service: 770-643-2525

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