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6215 Factory Rd
Crystal Lake, IL 60014
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Mon - Fri:7:30am to 6:00pm
Sat:7:30am to 1:00pm
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(815) 561-4254

Auto Repair Experience

  • Mike Marik, Manager
  • Established 1995
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 48 Years of Car Repair Experience
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A-1 Tire and Auto is a family owned operation that has been serving the community of Crystal Lake since 1995. This RepairPal Certified shop features a team of professional automotive technicians who take the time to stay current on the latest automotive technology. This training, coupled with the necessary automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment make this location capable of a wide range of repairs, from minor and major mechanical repairs to check engine light diagnosis to tires and wheel alignment. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Local shuttle, loaner vehicles, rental cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Mike Marik, Manager
  • Established 1995
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 48 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Loaner Car
  • Rental Car
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

Established 1995 by Derrell and Bret Mathis. A-1 is your complete full service auto repair facility. Our technicians have 40 years experience in the automotive industry.

Expert ASE Certified Technicians with all the right tools, Friendly Service, EZ Prices. Your Complete Tire & Automotive Service Center. Kid's Play Area, Shuttle Service, Towing Service, Fleet Vehicle & Extended Warranty.

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Technical Ability

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Tools & Equipment

This score rates the shop's computer diagnostic tools, technical information systems, and other equipment to make sure they can address any issue that may occur with your vehicle.

Customer Service

This score measures the experience, tenure, training, and certification of the customer service representatives, as well as how their customers grade them on overall experience, fair pricing, on-time completion of repairs, and whether or not they felt pressured into additional repairs.

Customer Amenities

This score rates the shop's amenities such as shuttle services, loaner or rental cars, a comfortable waiting room, WiFi, early-bird or off-hours drop-off, and more.

Parts & Labor Warranty

This is the minimum warranty the shop offers on parts and labor for all repairs.


Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerApril 29, 2014

They are not the fastest service shop.

Verified CustomerApril 28, 2014

I trust them, I believe they are doing the right thing with my car. I have never had any problems.

Verified CustomerApril 28, 2014

They are great. They have lower prices. They are very helpful. They always help you out. Their service is very good. Some of the guys that work there have been there a long time.

Verified CustomerApril 25, 2014

They get there jobs done on time, do good work and they all are trustworthy.

Verified CustomerApril 21, 2014

I just got a basic service and I do not know how a more completed service would be.

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Verified CustomerApril 14, 2014

I think they are honest and I think they do good work.

Verified CustomerApril 12, 2014

They are very helpful and never took advantage of me. The customer service is great, they only do what needs to be done and I enjoy going there.

April 10, 2014

We have used them for years, for different reasons and have had no problems. They are very friendly and pay attention to detail.

April 04, 2014

They have always given us good service at a good value, and they give the information on our car in an understandable way.

April 02, 2014

Customer service is very good. They did a good job.

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Verified CustomerMarch 29, 2014

We have been going to them for years, and we can rely on them to do a good job and treat us fair.

March 22, 2014

They have good service and get the job done right.

Verified CustomerMarch 19, 2014

They have good mechanics there and the owner is fantastic.

March 14, 2014

They do a terrific job and they are reasonable.

March 13, 2014

It seemed that I was talked into things last time I was there. I needed my car fixed so I had them do it.

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March 11, 2014

The location is far away for me.

Verified CustomerMarch 10, 2014

I have never had a problem. They have always done good by me.

Verified CustomerMarch 10, 2014

They're very helpful. They did their job. They're honest.

Verified CustomerMarch 01, 2014

Great customer service, they treated me the way shops are supposed to.

Verified CustomerMarch 01, 2014

They do good work at fair prices.

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Verified CustomerFebruary 28, 2014

Very courteous, knowledgeable service, they take the time to explain the problem with the car. I think the prices are fair.

February 28, 2014

They were nice and got my car done in like 20 minutes.

Verified CustomerFebruary 24, 2014

I went there and they recommended what I didn't go there for, and they forgot the oil change which is the reason I went there for. What they did a cabin air filter replacement.

Verified CustomerFebruary 05, 2014

They are nice but sometimes they recommend repairs that aren't needed right away.

Verified CustomerFebruary 04, 2014

They are very helpful. Their pricing is great. They do quality work.

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