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Honest-1 Auto Care - Maple Grove

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loyfennell@yahoo.com
6310 Vinewood Lane North
Maple Grove, MN 55311 USA
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91 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Hunter Fennell, Owner
  • Established 2013
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 65 Years of Car Repair Experience
RepairPal Scorecard

Honest 1 of Maple Grove was established in 2013. This RepairPal Certified shop offers it's customers a 36-month / 36,000-mile warranty, free coffee, hot chocolate, early bird drop off, local shuttle service, and a comfortable waiting area with a child's play area and wireless Internet access. The majority of their technicians are ASE Certified and all attend lots of ongoing training to ensure their ability to make professional accurate repairs to your vehicle. Honest 1 offers free basic inspections for your convenience. This is also an eco-friendly facility, partnering with G-Oil to offer products that are better for the environment. Honest 1 works hard to be a leader in customer service, environmental friendly practices, and an experienced staff committed to training and ASE Certification.

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Auto Repair Experience

  • Hunter Fennell, Owner
  • Established 2013
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 65 Years of Car Repair Experience

Specialties

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

Amenities

  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Extended/Evening Hours
  • Financing
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet

Affiliations

  • 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
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
Reviews

Overall Rating

91 Verified Reviews
5 stars
(32)
4 stars
(26)
3 stars
(9)
2 stars
(6)
1 star
(18)
by - Verified Customer February 10, 2017

I was sorely disappointed with my experience at Honest One. While the work was done correctly, I felt very belittled at the shop and neglected as a customer. I met resistance with the tech when I asked to change the number in the system to my phone number, as he preferred to speak with my husband. When I got my car back, while the work was done correctly, my car was in disarray. The radio was left on, set very loud and to a station that I do not listen to. The headlights were turned off. The manual for my car was left open on the passenger's seat. The lug nut key for my tires was rolling around on the floor under the passenger's seat. Both of those items were in the glove box when I dropped my car off. I highly doubt I will be returning to Honest One after this experience.

by - Verified Customer February 08, 2017

Was told LR brake was stuck - needed new caliper and brake fluid replaced. Brake was not stuck- turns free by hand and no sign of being stuck or overheating & brake fluid 3 years old - how did they determine it should be replaced? Was told starter needed shimming - this is not possible on this style starter. Fluids were supposed to be topped off and chassis grease fittings and friction points lubed: washer fluid was topped off, brake and power steering low - ball joints and tie rod ends were not lubed. Unacceptable. Honest????? I know the rear end and the transmission both need serviced & fluids replaced - 150,000 miles - no mention. Disappointing.

by - Verified Customer February 03, 2017

Got oil changed.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

The staff was personable and respectful.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

i paid $111 to be told the shop didn't fix the problem entirely. So...yeah...good times.

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by - Verified Customer January 18, 2017

Got vehicle check out and not happy with results.

by - Verified Customer January 22, 2017

Quoted estimate for needed repairs $800 higher than competitor. Unacceptable.

by - Verified Customer January 17, 2017

Excellent service.

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

The shop does good work for a fair price, but in my most recent experience, the work took much longer than expected. No reason was provided for why the delay occurred, and I was frustrated that they did not do more to communicate how long the job would take. This is the only reason I rated my experience low.

by - Verified Customer January 03, 2017

Fast, accurate, respectful.

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by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

They have always taken good care of me and my car.

by - Verified Customer January 09, 2017

Great experience on an oil change.

by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

We choose what services we wish to have performed at which shops depending on criticality, convenience, and value. This shop offers great value and convenience for oil changes, alignments, and inspections, but charge way too much for other repair services. When they flag items that need service, they quote high prices. We appreciate the flag, but we then choose a different shop that we trust to perform the work, or, depending on the job, we do it ourselves. In these situations, this shop has some employees that apply high pressure tactics, and others that are understanding of that. This time we got one who applied high pressure, and it made an otherwise pleasant experience unpleasant.

by - Verified Customer January 06, 2017

Good experience.

by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

They actually showed me the problem and what needed to be done right in the garage. So everything is working fine. Good job guys.

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by - Verified Customer December 13, 2016

We got our car fixed only to have it break down 2 days later. Went back to honest one said they would charge another $587 to fix. Went to another mechanic for second opinion and they found that the parts installed by honest one were the incorrect parts and they fixed our car for $285. Honest one will never receive another penny from us. Horrible horrible place.

by - Verified Customer December 28, 2016

3 times I have been to this place, and every time the price invoiced at the end has been more than the price quoted when I left the vehicle.

by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

They double charged me and have been very poor about resolving it. Haven't reached out to me, I have initiated all communication on the topic. Still haven't refunded me the money owed despite multiple conversations.

by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Great!

by - Verified Customer December 21, 2016

I came there and was diagnosed with needing a new starter. At first, he quoted me at $875. I then called the Hyundai dealer and was quoted $600. I also got a quote from another shop for much cheaper. I told the manager the 2 scenarios and then magically, the quote went down to $660. I also overheard the manager arguing with another customer on the phone and magically, that customer's estimate went down as well. I believe that this shop is trying to scam people. I will be reporting you to the BBB and writing all reviews on Yelp and whatever I can to warn people of your deceptive practices.

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by - Verified Customer November 27, 2016

Timely, more expensive than figured, well done.

by - Verified Customer December 02, 2016

The staff at Honest-1 are always helpful and friendly and I trust them to fix my car and only provide recommendations for what I need. Especially being a female, it is nice to be able to trust an auto repair and service shop.

by - Verified Customer November 21, 2016

All went well.

by - Verified Customer November 24, 2016

Staff was courteous and professional.

by - Verified Customer October 28, 2016

New headlamp bumps installed incorrectly providing poor visibility. Required return trip and 1 hour wait to fix.

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by - Verified Customer November 21, 2016

New fuel filter. Boom.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

I used my visa debit/credit card which I use 50 times a day and your machine would not take it without a pin-- I said I don't have a pin and only use this card as a Credit Card! They were insistent that I was wrong and just treated me like I was crazy.

by - Verified Customer October 28, 2016

Better experience than other shops.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

3rd time in which time needed to fixed was underestimated. I was told 11am and the car really wasn't even started to be worked on until at 11am. Left at around 1:15pm. Great staff and very friendly, just third time in which I waited significantly longer than told.

by - Verified Customer October 24, 2016

Rick was courteous and upfront with several work suggestions. No pressure to complete work at this time. Noted it was not a Safety Issue but rather something that needs to get done eventually.

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by - Verified Customer October 31, 2016

This was not my first visit. I plan to return.

by - Verified Customer November 06, 2016

Everyone was great and work was completed satisfactory.

by - Verified Customer November 07, 2016

Maple Grove Honest1 was very respectfully, friendly and timely.

by - Verified Customer November 09, 2016

I have been taking my car here for the past 3 years for oil changes and have been happy. This last time I find that the technician who worked on my car had gone through my glove box...i know this because my box is always neat and orderly.

by - Verified Customer October 25, 2016

Charged twice for same service. No compromise on this from them. Will not return to them!

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by - Verified Customer October 30, 2016

Good work, will return.

by - Verified Customer October 21, 2016

Great service.

by - Verified Customer November 03, 2016

Good job.

by - Verified Customer October 11, 2016

Efficient, timely, and courteous

by October 11, 2016

Fast, courteous service.

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by - Verified Customer October 07, 2016

Was happy with service. Polite staff

by - Verified Customer October 06, 2016

Fast, and friendly.

by October 06, 2016

Excellent service as always, I'll keep coming back.

by - Verified Customer October 05, 2016

good

by - Verified Customer August 27, 2016

Went for a back to school special on an oil change and 21 point inspection. Got great service for my car with their knowledgeable and friendly staff.

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by - Verified Customer August 25, 2016

Courteous, did a great job.

by - Verified Customer August 24, 2016

Although the oil change was just find, I was told a service to fix my muffler cost twice what it should cost.

by - Verified Customer August 23, 2016

Friendly service and helpful.

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2016

Good service performed promptly!

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2016

No smile. Didn't feel welcomed.

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by - Verified Customer August 20, 2016

They were very courteous and got the job done.

by - Verified Customer August 20, 2016

Very good. The only change would be to let customers know when something is being held up and why.

by - Verified Customer August 19, 2016

Very good cost effective service.

by - Verified Customer August 19, 2016

Brought my Honda Odessy in for an alignment. The tech put the vehicle on the alignment equipment to measure the current readings. They found that they were within the tolerances that are recommended and asked if I would like to continue. The alignment was $99 and the alignment check was less than half of that. It would have been easy for them to simply perform the alignment since I had already signed an authorization for that service. I appreciate their honesty and them saving me money.

by August 18, 2016

My wife was sold a fuel injector cleaning which I don't believe we needed. Just brought it in to have the radiator flushed and had a 50% off coupon. Should have been about $50.00. Total bill? $270.00 Needless to say I think that is way too steep. I could have had my radiator flushed and the fuel injectors done without a coupon for less money than it cost me here.

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by - Verified Customer August 17, 2016

They did what I asked in a timely manner and suggested some future needed repairs without being pushy.

by - Verified Customer August 17, 2016

It took an hour and 20 minutes for just an oil change.

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2016

They got me in for service on my daughter's car right away.

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2016

Very accommodating with my time line and did the job very quickly. Flexible and fair pricing!

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2016

Tried to upsell services which were not needed by sharing misleading information.

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by - Verified Customer July 25, 2016

No hassle maintenance work. Fast and friendly service.

by - Verified Customer July 22, 2016

Quick and friendly staff at reasonable prices.

by - Verified Customer July 22, 2016

Staff were very helpful and informative. Gave me a detailed description of the findings based on the diagnostic.

by - Verified Customer July 19, 2016

Immediate service upon arriving and work done in a timely manner.

by - Verified Customer July 19, 2016

Felt like they were honest and did the repairs that were necessary.

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by July 18, 2016

Price was higher than usual.

by - Verified Customer May 21, 2016

Excellent service!

by - Verified Customer May 21, 2016

Prompt, excellent service with a smile,

by - Verified Customer May 19, 2016

Great job in and out!

by - Verified Customer May 14, 2016

Employees were extremely knowledgeable and friendly. They made sure my car got the best service and that I understood what work was needed/provided. I would definitely recommend this place!

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by May 14, 2016

We have used Honest Auto for my wife's car. We have always been satisfied with the service. However, We recently had it in for an oil change and tire rotation,etc. That evening Kim noticed that a tire was low on air. I ran the car over to Honest Auto and the person waiting on me didn't seem to have time to hear my complaint. I took it over to Holiday and filled on air. One tire had less than 10 pounds, two tires around 20 pounds and the fourth was at 33 pounds. It didn't cost me anything to take care of except a little bit of time. However, I would think that with the tire rotation the service man would make sure the tire is at the right pressure on all tires. On another question I mark that I was not treated with respect. I realize the many things come into consideration when this happens. End of day, still busy, etc. This will not make us change auto care but I do want to bring these things to your attention.

by - Verified Customer May 13, 2016

The people working here provide excellent customer service!

by - Verified Customer May 13, 2016

I came to the shop 15 minutes before closing. Shop made time to squeeze an inspection in. They found that emergency service had to be provided and gave me a rental car. Very happy with the continued service I get at this shop.

by - Verified Customer May 13, 2016

Best customer service I've ever experienced. Service writer was extremely professional and the technician was great at assessing my problem.

by - Verified Customer April 23, 2016

Staff are friendly & give good advice.

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by - Verified Customer April 15, 2016

The provided good service.

by - Verified Customer March 18, 2016

Service availability is generally good. Services performed have been well done. Fairly high-priced. More comparable to a dealer-type shop. Had a negative experience where I was told my car had an "oil leak" with no addt'l explanation - was told I needed to have a dye test done, which I did. The dye test could not locate any oil leak. I then took to another shop, which could not confirm this diagnosis. Felt it was a scam to get me to pay for a dye test I did not need.

by - Verified Customer November 02, 2015

The guys at the Maple Grove were helpful and very prompt. I was happy with the all around experience.

by - Verified Customer October 31, 2015

I like their customer service, the timely fashion in which work is completed. Awesome front desk help from lovely dark haired woman - forgot her name! She was fabulous.

by - Verified Customer October 03, 2015

no reason

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by - Verified Customer October 02, 2015

They were very friendly and helpful. I didn't feel pressured about anything.

by October 01, 2015

Good service and full explanations on service.

by - Verified Customer September 29, 2015

They had me in and out of there in an hour less time than they had originally planned.

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2015

They're friendly!

by - Verified Customer September 28, 2015

Service explanation and subsequent changes in what was needed to complete the job amounted to considerable additional costs. This was poor diagnosis and no choice but to continue with the service. Up-charge on the parts was excessive.

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by - Verified Customer September 27, 2015

Great employees great service.

by - Verified Customer September 26, 2015

It took three visits for them to fix the suspension in the car that I had repaired by them. And each time I took it in they recommended another 1500$ plus in repairs to the car, instead of first fixing the real problem that they caused the first time it.

by - Verified Customer September 25, 2015

The're okay

by September 25, 2015

Too expensive compared to other shops. Estimates were about double the estimates elsewhere.

by - Verified Customer September 24, 2015

They made me feel comfortable.

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by - Verified Customer September 08, 2015

They have a warm environment and friendly service. They also recommend the best deals.

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