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A Johnson's Automotive Repair technician working on a car's engine in Big Rapids, MI

Best Auto Repair in Big Rapids, MI

We Repair Foreign & Domestic Autos

Johnson's Automotive is your premier shop for car repair Big Rapids, MI counts on for trucks, cars, and corporate fleets in Big Rapids, MI. Rest assured that our professional technicians can diagnose and repair your vehicle; all makes and models. We are dedicated to getting you back on the road quickly and safely, so get in touch right away for the Big Rapids car repair you need!

We have the best-certified repair technicians and service writers at Johnson's Automotive.

 

You are in good hands, beginning to end. Additionally, we use high-quality parts for each of our services. Quality and safety are a top priority!

Quality and safety are a top priority!

Highest Auto Standards

When you call our shop, you can expect friendly and professional service. Our service writers will:

  • gather all necessary details associated with your repair.

  • set proper expectations for timelines and our processes.

  • work with you to schedule your visit. 

  • answer any initial questions you may have.

Client Experience

We use some of the latest technology to make sure your repair goes well the first time. Also, we can give you a heads up on what the future holds for your vehicle.

The Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) gives you peace of mind. Get a comprehensive list of what is in good shape and what needs attention. 

Digital Vehicle Inspection

A Better Auto Repair Experience

Johnson's Automotive creates the ultimate experience in car repair Michigan prefers. We exceed our customers' expectations by using quality parts, communicating clearly, and working quickly.

Visual example of a Johnson's Automotive Repair DVI. The custom text message includes an image of the customer's vehicle. Additionally, many areas of the vehicle are listed with an accurate description of the condition of those areas. The DVI is a technical tool that enhances the experience in auto repair Big Rapids residents have come to appreciate.
Visual example of a Johnson's Automotive Repair DVI. The custom text message includes an image of the customer's vehicle. Additionally, many areas of the vehicle are listed with an accurate description of the condition of those areas. The DVI is a technical tool that enhances the experience in auto repair Big Rapids residents have come to appreciate.

Unexpected Auto Repairs?

Nothing puts a damper on your day like your car or truck breaking down for no reason. You have no warning and no chance to budget for a repair. 

 

What if unexpected repairs could be prevented?

DVI

Introducing...

The Johnson's Automotive Digital Vehicle Inspection (DVI) provides you with accurate information about your vehicle. Be prepared and informed. 

  • Overall vehicle health at-a-glance

  • Easy to read, color-coded reports

  • Know which repairs are urgent

  • View pictures of what needs repair

  • See what areas need help soon

  • Rest easy knowing what is in good shape

  • Watch short, informative videos

  • Conveniently call with questions or schedule an appointment

  • Gain valuable maintenance tips

  • Know your team. Your DVI will include a picture and the name of your certified technician and service advisor.

  • A check engine light can mean any number of things. It may be a simple fix like a loose gas cap. It could be a serious safety issue. It is best to be safe. Let Johnson's Automotive take a look at your vehicle. We can identify the mechanical issue and help you make an informed decision on your next steps.

    Engine Repairs Can Vary

    Small portion of a car dashboard showing the check engine light being on.
  • Your brake system is critical to driving safety. It is a good idea to have your brakes inspected when you get your tires rotated at Johnson's Automotive in Big Rapids, MI. Our trained technicians will measure your brake pad thickness and check for other signs of ware. Call to schedule your brake inspection today. 

    Proper Brake Maintenance

    Image of brakes, caliper, rotor, and shocks. The wheel has been removed from the vehicle.
  • This answer depends on what vehicle you own. The best thing to do is reference your owner's guide. Your automobile manual will let you know if your engine runs best on conventional or synthetic oil. If you prefer not to worry about it, bring your car or truck into Johnson's Automotive for the best oil change in Big Rapids

    Best Oil For An Oil Change

  • The short answer is, yes. This is especially true if you live in northern Michigan. Winter tires give better traction in snowy conditions. Stay on the road with more confidence, and stay safe. Additionally, slippery hills are less of an issue. You are busy. Get where you need to go with confidence and peace of mind. 

     

    Big Rapids Winter Tires

  • If your engine overheats, it can cause a lot of damage.  Engine coolant helps keep your car/truck from overheating.  Many people do not know that coolant breaks down like engine oil. A coolant flush clears out the broken down coolant and replaces it with clean, effective material. Protect your engine. Come to Johnson's Automotive for a quality coolant flush.

    Quality Coolant Flush

    Clean engine coolant being poured into a radiator after a Big Rapids coolant flush.
  • Transmission fluid breaks down under the extreme temperatures associated with normal operation. Flushing out the old fluid and replacing it with new helps maintain your transmission. Proper transmission maintenance can help prevent costly repairs. 

    Big Rapids Transmission Fluid Flush

  • Sometimes people get confused about proper tire pressure. Why? Because there is typically conflicting information. Your tires have some pressure information on them. However, the best guide is located on a sticker located on the driver's door. The auto manufacturer knows best because of they engineered the vehicle. 

    Tire Pressure Tip

    Big Rapids Johnson's Automotive Repair technician checking the tire pressure with a pressure gauge after a new tire purchase.
Johnson's Automotive logo. Abbreviated version that only includes the red "J" and blue "A" that includes gears, bearings, and spark plugs in the background. The auto parts are faded and the "JA" are bright and bold.

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