Fort Walton Radiator Auto Air & Repair
39 Perry Ave SE
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548 USA
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8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
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(850) 304-0642
43 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Danny Spitznagel, Owner
  • Established 1977
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 85 Years of Car Repair Experience
RepairPal Scorecard

Fort Walton Radiator & Auto Air was established in 1977 and has been providing the community with quality automotive repairs ever since. This RepairPal Certified shop features a team of very experienced, highly trained technicians who are equipped with the tools and diagnostic equipment necessary to perform repairs ranging from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who enthusiastically describe the team here as: “knowledgeable”, “trustworthy”, “reliable”, and “courteous”. Rental cars, and early bird vehicle drop off are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Danny Spitznagel, Owner
  • Established 1977
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 85 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Service Guarantee
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted


  • ACDelco
  • NAPA

Message from the Shop

Welcome to Ft. Walton Radiator, Auto Air & Repair, proudly providing expert auto and light truck repair, and maintenance services to customers of the Fort Walton Beach area. Our certified technicians are here to provide you with the highest level of automotive service.

We begin by offering a host of FREE services, including on-line auto maintenance schedules for your car or light truck, followed up with friendly reminders that let you know when your car is due for service. It has never been easier or more convenient to keep your car or truck in top shape.

We also take the time to explain every job, and always provide you with an estimate in advance. You can be rest assured that we will fix your car right the First time and have it done when promised and or below our estimate.

Our teams of highly trained and certified technicians are here to serve you. From oil changes to complex computer diagnostics, our staff is here to do what it takes to maintain your car. We are also certified to maintain new car warranties, so you can rely on us to be your one-stop service center.

Our certifications include:


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

Overall Rating

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by - Verified Customer March 14, 2017

Honest shop, great communication,ready on time, Al really took care of me, very fair price, the tech showed exactly what was wrong and was very clear about it being a factory issue. This shop is old school, believe in putting the customer first. Have had my business from the 80's.

by - Verified Customer March 13, 2017

Lower pan gasket on the wife's 2004 Jaguar required replacement

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

Excellent, courteous, professional service at an affordable price. Awesome!

by - Verified Customer March 02, 2017

Great job as always. Danny and Al always take care of my car needs. Thanks for the excellent service.

by - Verified Customer March 02, 2017

Was referred to this repair shop by the body shop from a previous auto accident. The mechanic was able to fix my car with a new part. So far, the new parts seems to be working properly. I have advised the repair shop if it starts to act up I will call them ASAP.

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by - Verified Customer March 01, 2017

They are very helpful and are taking care of my car so it will last me for a long time.

by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

This is the second car you worked on for me. Thanks.

by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

I am glad I finally found a car repair shop I can trust.

by - Verified Customer January 03, 2017

The personal attention by the staff is excellent.

by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

I wouldn't trust my cars to anyone else.

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Very friendly there. Did not feel intimidated. Gave me options before work was done.
Highly recommend them!

by - Verified Customer February 05, 2015

Fast, friendly quality service at a reasonable price.

by February 03, 2015

Courteous service and the radiator leaked after it was done and they took it back and stopped the leak.

by - Verified Customer February 02, 2015

They did the work they said they were going to, they repaired my radiator in a timely manner.

by - Verified Customer January 26, 2015

I've delt with them for several years. I had good service and high satisfaction. The have always done everything I asked to do. Good rate, with quality service. I'm very happy with them.

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by - Verified Customer January 25, 2015

They got the job done quickly and the price the told me was right.

by January 21, 2015

It was quick service, was explained and very professional.

by January 21, 2015

They're kind and considerate and very good. They're good at what they do.

by - Verified Customer January 18, 2015

They have fixed my air conditioner problems at a very good price. My other car they can't find the problem and they keep looking at it for free.

by - Verified Customer January 16, 2015

They are as common a people as I am, they tell me what it will cost and I have been very satisfied both times I have been there.

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by - Verified Customer January 12, 2015

Best quality for the price.

by - Verified Customer January 11, 2015

Good service and they are nice people.

by - Verified Customer January 07, 2015

Excellent service. Reasonable price.

by January 07, 2015

They're honest and reasonable. I know because I've checked around at other prices.

by - Verified Customer January 06, 2015

I've done buisness exclusively with them since I moved to this area. They didn't charge me this last time. I moved farther away but I still go there.

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by - Verified Customer January 05, 2015

They're very very helpful and also knowledgeable. They suggest the cheaper way and don't charge you for more than is necessary.

by - Verified Customer January 05, 2015

They're trustworthy and reliable. They're honest and accommodate to my schedule.

by - Verified Customer January 05, 2015

I am happy with the service and their prices.

by - Verified Customer January 01, 2015

They are close by, and they seem to be able to handle whatever I throw at them.

by December 29, 2014

They are very friendly, they thank me for giving them my business and they do very good work.

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by - Verified Customer December 28, 2014

They took good care of me. They put a new engine in there, and there were problems with it, but they put another one in. No questions asked. They're very nice people, and I'm very impressed.

by - Verified Customer December 25, 2014

I felt that I got good service, but it was not rapid service. I had to leave my vehicle for more time than I was told I would need to leave it.

by - Verified Customer December 21, 2014

The counter guy was creepy, spoke down to my son and I. i.e. he ask my son what he did? Jesse stated he was a tug-boat captain. The guy said his son was a doctor and Jesse should go back to school. However, with that said, I am a tug boat captain too. We both felt he was rude spoke down to us and misstated how long the repair would take too.

by - Verified Customer December 17, 2014

Great service, paid for a cab to take me home and dropped my truck off at another shop for me to get tires!!

by - Verified Customer December 09, 2014

Great all the way around.

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by - Verified Customer November 10, 2014

They do excellent work at a reasonable price.

by - Verified Customer November 06, 2014

I have been dealing with FWR for quite some time and have always been happy with the service they provided. I was also familiar with their work performance from contact through the Federal Government while working as a vehicle technician from FWR doing contract work for the Eglin AFB.

by - Verified Customer November 04, 2014

I've always had many years of excellent service at Fort Walton Radiator and Repair shop.

by - Verified Customer October 16, 2014

Everyone needs an honest car repair business, this one is tops!

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2014

They fixed my air conditioner. It broke again. They fixed it again

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by - Verified Customer September 17, 2014

Quality service at a fair price.

by - Verified Customer August 05, 2014

Honest, fair priced repairs.

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