Central Florida Auto Repair

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1779 S Orange Blossom Trail
Apopka, FL 32703 USA
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65 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Frank Swobodzien, Owner
  • Established 1991
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 72 Years of Car Repair Experience
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Central Florida Auto Repair has been a member of the Apopka community for the past 30 years. Frank Swobodzien, the owner, has worked hard to build up a loyal following not only from members of the community but also from his long time employees. This team of very experienced professionals have the automotive tools, computer diagnostic equipment, and resources to make professional repairs to your modern vehicle. These repairs can range from tires and wheel alignment, to check engine light diagnosis, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty. For your convenience a local shuttle service, rental cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available.

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Auto Repair Experience

  • Frank Swobodzien, Owner
  • Established 1991
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 72 Years of Car Repair Experience

Specialties

  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair

Amenities

  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Rental Car
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet

Affiliations

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
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

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We are a Bosch Car service center, Parts Plus Car Care Center ,CARQUEST Tech Net shop and qualified MAP shop- All work carries a 24 month/24,000 mile Nationwide warranty or more.
We use all premium parts from NAPA ,Car Quest,Bosch,Denso and OE manufacturer to name a few .All Work and Parts Meet Or Exceed manufacturer warranty and quality and will NOT void your warranty..We maintain, service and repair all makes and models and will keep your warranty intact; we are your dealer alternative.

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65 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

by Verified Customer December 01, 2015

Work is always done right, on time, and for a fair price!

by Verified Customer November 30, 2015

I always recommend Frank and Brian to my friends because of the honest and excellent service. I've been taking my personal vehicles to CFAR for over 10 years.

by Verified Customer November 20, 2015

I has a positive experience there.

by Verified Customer November 20, 2015

Been going there for years. Honest work at a fair price.

by Verified Customer November 19, 2015

They always do a good job.

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by Verified Customer November 18, 2015

Honest, qualified, consistent, family owned, personal service.

by Verified Customer November 18, 2015

Competent and honest service.

by Verified Customer October 28, 2015

They did good work at a fair price. My only complaint is it took longer than they said it would, but they kept me apprised.

by Verified Customer October 28, 2015

I can always trust a great job at a fair price!

by Verified Customer October 26, 2015

Good service.

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by Verified Customer October 21, 2015

I am grateful for you for honesty and doing inspection for me on car for purchase.

by October 12, 2015

Efficient service.

by Verified Customer September 24, 2015

They all treated me good.

by Verified Customer September 23, 2015

Great service and fair pricing.

by Verified Customer September 22, 2015

Great honest service!

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by Verified Customer September 21, 2015

I have a personal history of receiving quality service.

by Verified Customer September 17, 2015

I like their quality and honesty.

by Verified Customer September 11, 2015

I have always taken care of my car to the best of their ability and I've never had a complaint.

by Verified Customer September 09, 2015

They are excellent; do great work and are very fair on pricing.

by Verified Customer September 04, 2015

Professional, knowledgeable, and honest shop.

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by Verified Customer September 03, 2015

Good attention to detail; great customer service; fair pricing; honest.

by Verified Customer August 17, 2015

They solved a problem no one else could.

by Verified Customer June 24, 2015

They have previously provided good service.

by Verified Customer June 04, 2015

They are awesome.

by Verified Customer March 18, 2015

For the past 15 years Central Florida Auto Repair has been the only shop that works on my cars. Brian & Frank are straight shooters that will earn your loyalty. They have mine as well as friends and family that I've referred to them.

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by Verified Customer March 16, 2015

Great service at a fair price.

by Verified Customer March 08, 2015

Satisfaction.

by Verified Customer March 05, 2015

Great, dependable service at a fair price.

by Verified Customer February 16, 2015

This is the only place we trust for our auto repairs.

by Verified Customer February 09, 2015

Great service at a good price.

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by Verified Customer January 31, 2015

They are always up front with estimates and offer friendly service. Never had an issue with any of the repairs.

by Verified Customer January 29, 2015

Frank and Brian are simply the best!

by Verified Customer January 24, 2015

I have been going there for years and they always are fair and honest and provide excellent service. I have told my entire family to go to them. They are like family.

by Verified Customer January 17, 2015

Both Father and Son at CFA Repair will give you an honest assessment of your car's situation and fix it at a fair price.

by Verified Customer December 26, 2014

I've used CFAR for a number of years now. I feel they have done an excellent job at a reasonable price and they stand behind their work.

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by Verified Customer December 05, 2014

CFR has something that most auto repair shops don't have...honesty, integrity, knowledge and great customer service!

by Verified Customer November 04, 2014

Excellent and dependable service at a reasonable price.

by Verified Customer March 20, 2014

They did everything as agreed at a price agreed on. Work was done right the 1st time!

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

our goal is just this-thanks Frank

by February 10, 2014

Honestly.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY...Frank

by Verified Customer February 04, 2014

They were all really nice, kept me inform on what they were doing, and absolutely the lowest prices around!!!

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Customer communication is key...Thanks frank

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by Verified Customer January 28, 2014

Most recent, they did not call me to authorize work being done on my vehicle. In the past, it has taken them 2-3 times to fix very simple issues (freeze plug leaking coolant).

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

I am sorry Mr H.for our missteps in communication ,but FL law allows us some leeway to diagnose and repair up to $100 without auth -I made a decision to perform a repair that was causing you engine problems ,you voiced concern, you were not charged...the prior car had multiple coolant damaged weakness' that took over a few months to correct ...sorry for our loss....Frank

by Verified Customer January 21, 2014

Excellent service, great workmanship.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Thank you....Frank

by Verified Customer November 25, 2013

They stick with difficult issues until resolved.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

A challenge is good...Thanks frank

by Verified Customer September 19, 2013

When they were fixing the problem, they came across some other things they thought needed fixed but they didn't call and talk to me about it BEFORE fixing it. Then, the shift wouldn't work when I came to pick up the car. A guy stuck his hand in the engine and "fixed" it but when I got home had the same problem so I had to take the car back over to have it fixed again.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

the vehicle had major engine damage from lack of maintenance and did not run...Car was towed home,after a quote was approved and towed back to shop, there were hidden damages to some parts needed and sold at no extra labor to help with unknown cost additions...the shifting issue was one of them done at no charge...we worked with you and waited to get paid after completion...we tried to help in every way... Thanks frank

by Verified Customer July 15, 2013

I found the mechanics to be very competent, and most importantly very honest. They never recommended a repair my car did not need. That's rare in this day and age.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

thank you...frank

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by Verified Customer April 30, 2013

Very happy with the service. They fixed a problem that the dealership wasn't able to solve.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

We like a problem and work to resolve it...frank

by Verified Customer April 11, 2013

They understood the problem, quoted the repair price, stayed with diagnosis and repair price .....nice!

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

We try to stay on track...Frank

by Verified Customer January 04, 2013

They are reasonably priced, do the work well and deliver as agreed! They are friendly, easy to speak with, accommodating, helpful and trustworthy.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

We try hard every day in every situation...Thanks frank

by Verified Customer December 06, 2012

Good people good service.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

thanks...frank

by Verified Customer October 16, 2012

They seem to be a fair and honest family owned business. Have been going to them for almost 2 years with my 2 vehicles and have been satisfied with their service.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Thanks Randy

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by Verified Customer October 02, 2012

The company is very honest and reasonably priced.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY ...frank

by Verified Customer August 14, 2012

I have been going to CFA for years with numerous cars. I believe they have always been capable and fair in their repair work.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Thanks frank

by Verified Customer July 23, 2012

Frank and Brian always do a great job with my car at a reasonable price.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

ty...frank

by Verified Customer June 08, 2012

Most ethical people you will ever find!

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Very kind and spot on...Frank

by Verified Customer May 14, 2012

CF Auto Repair is the best!

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY Kimbrough and Lisa...Frank

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by Verified Customer May 09, 2012

Great people great service.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY

by Verified Customer May 02, 2012

They have done our auto repairs for almost 15 years. They are honest, price their work fairly, and accomplish the work in a timely manner.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Since 1991 we try hard every day Thanks

by Verified Customer March 28, 2012

Always accurate and affable service. Prices are as reasonable as anyone else. Been going to them for quite a while and feel very confident that the work will be correctly diagnosed and repaired at a reasonable rate.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY KC

by Verified Customer March 27, 2012

Always helpful.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

thanks

by Verified Customer March 21, 2012

Great service and very nice people working there.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

family run and honesty will get you there.thank you ...Frank

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by Verified Customer March 16, 2012

They do great work and I trust them.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

ty

by March 09, 2012

Fair pricing, pleasant people.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

Thanks again

by Verified Customer March 09, 2012

Very good work. Only issue was the use of non OEM parts. Problem is now fixed.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

sometime the cost savings doesn't work out even though the warranty is the same ....Thanks frank

by Verified Customer March 07, 2012

They are very honest and won't fix anything unless it truly needs to be repaired.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 18, 2014

TY Debi

by Verified Customer August 27, 2007

The last repair was to replace an emergency flasher unit. The mechanic had to remove a plastic panel under the steering column and broke the clip on the panel. This was brought to our attention but discovered after we returned home. The charge was ~$100 for the flasher unit replacement which I never complain about the invoice but breaking parts in the process of performing the repairs is unacceptable and not telling us is unforgivable. I have frequented CFAR for over 15 years but recently my confidence is waning.

Reply from Central Florida Auto Repair – by CFAR July 23, 2014

From 7 years ago I don't recall this but anyway if it was an error and was brought to your attention...After knowing me for 15 years,i would have fixed it....Frank

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