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1015 Grove Way
Hayward, CA 94541
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Mon - Fri:8:00am to 6:00pm
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(510) 592-6260

Auto Repair Experience

  • Carlen Colgett , Owner
  • Established 1979
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Master Auto Technician
  • 62 Years of Car Repair Experience
  • Acme Car Service


Acme Car Service was established in 1979 has a become a leading English car repair facility in the East Bay, centrally located in Hayward. Owner Carlen Colgett has assembled a team of experienced professionals and has provided them the ongoing training and tools & equipment necessary to make professional repairs to classic as well as late model British cars. The work performed here is backed by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers reviled raving fans who describe this RepairPal certified shop as extremely honest, friendly, knowledgeable, and professional. Acme offers a local shuttle service, early bird vehicle drop off, and a waiting area with WiFi Internet access for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Carlen Colgett , Owner
  • Established 1979
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Master Auto Technician
  • 62 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Wireless Internet

Makes We Serve

  • Jaguar
  • Land Rover
  • Mini

Message from the Shop

Acme Car Service has been in business for over 35 years. Specialty shop for Rolls Royce, Bentley, Land/Range Rover, Mini Cooper & Jaguar.

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Technical Ability

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Tools & Equipment

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Customer Service

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Customer Amenities

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Parts & Labor Warranty

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Overall Rating

25 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerAugust 29, 2014

Friendly, Competent.

Verified CustomerAugust 28, 2014

Good work and reasonable turnaround.

Verified CustomerAugust 26, 2014

They keep you informed; service completed on time.

Verified CustomerAugust 19, 2014

My mother previously used Acme and I have referred two people already. I rely on their knowledge, great customer service and overall experience with them has always been informative. I trust my car with ACME.

Verified CustomerAugust 19, 2014

For some years, Acme has provided excellent service and repairs. Acme also pursued and thoroughly searches for parts for my old car. Also, Acme installed a disability aid for hand controls.

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Verified CustomerAugust 18, 2014

They are very good.

August 12, 2014

The only place between you and me. Knowledge is excellent.

Verified CustomerAugust 06, 2014

Better service and price than dealer.

Verified CustomerAugust 05, 2014

Excellent service. I had a pre-inspection for a Rolls Royce purchase and follow up service. Very knowledgeable and hands on.

Verified CustomerJuly 31, 2014

They are an extremely honest repair facility.

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Verified CustomerJuly 25, 2014

They are the BEST and their knowledge of the classic cars is second to NONE.

Verified CustomerJuly 15, 2014
July 02, 2014

Would recommend shop to my European vehicle owner friends.

Verified CustomerJune 23, 2014

They fix my car and I only go there. A dealership I went to couldn't even fix my car, I went to Acme my car was fixed and I only go there ever since.

Verified CustomerJune 19, 2014

Very thorough work, carefully explained both before and after.

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June 18, 2014

They did a really good job.

Verified CustomerJune 17, 2014

Very professional and knowledgeable . They went to great lengths to get me on the road in short order.

Verified CustomerJune 05, 2014

Great service good price for mechanical work on Rolls Royce.

Verified CustomerMay 20, 2014

The technicians are the most knowledgeable on British Cars, especially the older ones in the Bay Area. Most dealerships, only have people trained on the newer models. Many of there employees have not been around long enough to understand the intricacies of the older cars.

May 02, 2014

Exceptional knowledge about the car, sources of supply, and skill of staff.

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Verified CustomerApril 22, 2014

I get great service.

Verified CustomerApril 15, 2014

Good customer service.

Verified CustomerApril 14, 2014

They do great work. They have taken care of my car for many years and done a great job of maintaining it.

Verified CustomerApril 14, 2014

They know what they are doing with Land Rovers. Very knowledgeable mechanics, and take the time to explain things.

Verified CustomerApril 02, 2014

They have all the information, good prices, tell you what they are going to do. Very knowledgeable and I went there because they do English cars.

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