FreeState Auto & Truck Service
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200 Ritchie Rd
Capitol Heights, MD 20743 USA
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7:00am to 5:30pm
7:00am to 5:30pm
7:00am to 5:30pm
7:00am to 5:30pm
7:00am to 5:30pm
8:00am to 1:00pm
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(301) 533-7760
30 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Charlie Kidwell, Owners
  • Established 1989
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 94 Years of Car Repair Experience

Freestate Auto & Truck Service has been serving the Capital Heights community since 1989. Freestate is a large, well equipped automotive repair facility that is capable of handling most of your automotive service and repair needs. The RepairPal Certified shop features a team of experienced professionals with well over 100 years of professional experience amongst them. This experience coupled with the training and great tools makes this crew capable of performing high quality professional repairs. They back their work with a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty. Local shuttle service, rental cars, and a waiting area with wireless Internet is available for your comfort and convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Charlie Kidwell, Owners
  • Established 1989
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 94 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Collision Repair & Paint
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass


  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet


  • ACDelco
  • ASA
  • ASE Blue Seal
  • iATN

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
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Message from the Shop

Freestate Auto & Truck is a full service family owned repair shop. We offer a free shuttle , discount towing. We have been in business since 1989 offering full warranty on all repairs.

Freestate Auto & Truck Service is conveniently located in central Prince George's County. From the latest and best in tire technology from Bridgestone and Firestone to the services required to keep your vehicle looking good and running great, like Alignment, Air Conditioning, Diagnostics, Oil Changes and Brakes, Freestate Auto & Truck Service can get you out on the road quickly and affordably. Stop by soon and see why so many people consider Freestate Auto & Truck Service the one-stop shop for all their tire needs.

We want to earn your business Call US today! Thank You


Overall Rating

30 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2016

The service was fast and the repair cost was reasonable. Brandy provided outstanding customer service.

by September 26, 2016

great service, but they could not find a part for my car.

by - Verified Customer September 16, 2016

Customer service was remarkable. They told me that it would take 2 weeks to get the part in for my car. It took less than 2 weeks to get the part in and they fixed it very quickly. I was very satisfied.

by - Verified Customer September 09, 2016

Good work, but a bit pricey.

by - Verified Customer September 07, 2016

Not happy with my alignment. Steering wheel is not straight.

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by - Verified Customer September 07, 2016

I took my van to Freestate with a vibration at high speed, a problem with my battery being drained after sitting for a few days and a door window that worked intermitently. They said that I had broken belts in both front tires which were only 18 months old. They charged me over $1700 for two new tires and an oil change and a diagnostic charge. The quoted me a $795 charge to dignose the battery problem and
said that I needed a complete brake job which would cost about $1500. When I drove there I had no indication of a brake problem, when I left my brakes mere making a lot of noise. I took the van to another shop and they found that a loose battery cable was causing the drain and they said something
in my brakes was left loose. They charged me $146 for fixing the brakes and no charge for tightening the
the battery cable.
The front end of the van still vibrates at high speed and the window still does not work. I have parked the van until I can find a trustworthy shop to fix these problems.

by - Verified Customer December 16, 2013

The inspector was very knowledgeable and courteous.

Reply from FreeState Auto & Truck Service – by FREESTATE4040 January 29, 2014

Lisa , Thank you for the kind words, our staff tries very hard to keep our customers satisfied and telling others. We appreciate your business.

by - Verified Customer December 13, 2013

Well, actually they are supposed to be ordering me a part and they have not called me to tell me if it has come in. I hope they call me in the next day or two.

by - Verified Customer December 11, 2013

I think I had pretty good service there, they talked to me about what was wrong with my car, I was treated pretty good.

Reply from FreeState Auto & Truck Service – by FREESTATE4040 January 29, 2014

Thanks Michael, If you have any questions please contact me.We appreciate your support. Charlie-owner

by - Verified Customer December 09, 2013

I have no complaints, they have excellent customer service.

Reply from FreeState Auto & Truck Service – by FREESTATE4040 January 29, 2014

Just what I like to hear about our customer service.We take our service very seriously and strive to give the best in the area. We need to earn your business and loyalty. Charlie-owner

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by December 02, 2013

They are friendly.

Reply from FreeState Auto & Truck Service – by FREESTATE4040 January 29, 2014

We try to treat our customers the way we want to be treated.

by - Verified Customer December 02, 2013

The shop had my car for 12 days and was not able to properly diagnose my car. In addition, they replaced a part on my car that wasn't related to the problem my car was having and charged me $600. I had to have my car towed from this shop to a dealership to have my car correctly diagnosed and fixed.

by - Verified Customer November 26, 2013

They are friendly and honest.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2013

I didn't like their service. Because I felt that they damaged my car and I had to pay for it.

by - Verified Customer October 31, 2013

It was not a good experience with this last situation. There was poor communication. I am not sure if the technician knew how to work with my car. I just was not satisfied with the outcome.

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by - Verified Customer October 28, 2013

The folks there know what fair auto repair is.

by - Verified Customer October 18, 2013

The service was fine but it is very unlikely that I would be recommending a towing service.

by October 15, 2013

I took my car in and it would have taken eight hours to repair. It took seven days and it still was not repaired. I would not go to them if I needed something done. When it takes seven days to do a small repair, how long would it take to do a major problem?

by - Verified Customer September 25, 2013

The owner works with you. He actually takes you in the back and shows you what needs to be done. He will make payment arrangements if you need him to. The whole staff is great. I would not take my car anywhere else.

by September 25, 2013

They were very reliable and fast.

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by September 25, 2013

They seemed to be expensive. They had my car for a very long time. They did what was needed but they were back and forth on what was wrong. They had my car for a long time.

by - Verified Customer September 24, 2013

Good prices and fast service.

by - Verified Customer September 19, 2013

I believe it to be highly commendable..

by - Verified Customer September 17, 2013

Service was good.

by September 16, 2013

My car repair came out good. There was nothing wrong with it.

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by - Verified Customer July 26, 2013

Good polite and prompt service.

by May 28, 2013

I was satisfied with what they did with my car.

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