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J4 Automotive

(406) 628-0544
59 Verified Reviews
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ADDRESS

3 Lane Avenue
East Helena, MT 59635 USA

AUTO REPAIR EXPERIENCE

  • Kit David Johnson, Owner
  • Established 1994
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 73 Years of Car Repair Experience

J4 Automotive Reviews

OVERALL RATING

59 Verified Reviews
5 stars
(47)
4 stars
(12)
3 stars
(0)
2 stars
(0)
1 star
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by - Verified Customer May 11, 2017

It's great when a shop double checks and then recommends less work than originally thought. Honestly honesty? You betcha at J4.

by - Verified Customer May 10, 2017

First time to your shop. Felt good. Good service, explanations, etc. Thanks for your service. Hope to be back in July for new tires.

by - Verified Customer May 09, 2017

Great Service.

by - Verified Customer May 07, 2017

I am very glad they were able to find out what was causing a strange noise while driving my car because I would not of been able to figure it out myself. They found the cause being worn out front wheel bearings and now the noise is gone and my car is good as new! Thanks!

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by - Verified Customer May 03, 2017

Excellent.

by - Verified Customer May 03, 2017

I am so glad to have J4 take care of my vehicles. They are very professional, knowledgeable, and courteous. They explain everything ahead of time, and the work done is excellent. I highly recommend J4 to anyone needing quality care and service for their vehicles. I also believe the prices charged are fair. No one likes to have car trouble, but when service is needed, they are the best.

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by - Verified Customer April 30, 2017

Always professional and seem to go the extra mile to make sure the problem is fixed correctly the first time!

by - Verified Customer April 25, 2017

Explained all work completed and identified items that should be watched and that may need to be addressed in the near future. Provided estimated costs and advice on which were the most critical needs.

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by - Verified Customer April 16, 2017

Very pleased!

by - Verified Customer April 13, 2017

Very fast and friendly staff A+ rated.

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by - Verified Customer April 04, 2017

Excellent.

by - Verified Customer March 29, 2017

Love those guys.

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by - Verified Customer March 27, 2017

Good explanation about what the vehicle needs.

by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

they treat you great and let you know about things to watch out for.

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by - Verified Customer March 22, 2017

The guys at J4 Automotive have always been very helpful, when I would show up with issues or concerns regarding my vehicle. I'm a single parent, and feel uncomfortable checking all the fluid levels in my car, and the gentlemen there are always grateful to come outside and check them for me, to make sure my vehicle continues to run great.

by - Verified Customer March 21, 2017

Great Job. A shop I can trust.

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by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

Always good work.

by - Verified Customer March 16, 2017

Very good experience.

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by - Verified Customer March 14, 2017

Kit and his crew always ensure my vehicle is fixed right the first time and that I understand exactly what needs to be done.

by - Verified Customer March 13, 2017

Words can not express the feeling of satisfaction that I received from the whole crew of the J4 Automotive, from the front desk and the staff as a whole. Quality work and service was beyond superb.

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by - Verified Customer March 09, 2017

All repairs were explained to me before-hand. No unexpected work done. My car is running great but needs more work to keep it that way. Home town friendly folks. I am very satisfied and will be a return customer.

by - Verified Customer March 09, 2017

My truck runs good.

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by - Verified Customer December 27, 2016

Always a pleasure to do business with J4.

by - Verified Customer December 19, 2016

The shop repaired the brakes on my car. The repairs were done well and quickly. Overall the people in the shop were nice and explained the work being done.

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by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Very good facility and service!

by - Verified Customer December 18, 2016

Incredible shop, highly recommended and regarded by myself and family.

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by - Verified Customer December 15, 2016

We will have our vehicles worked on there in the future.

by - Verified Customer December 13, 2016

Great shop with great people.
I was running late so called. I was told, 'no problem' and employee was ready too help me upon arrival.

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by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

Great service, will continue to bring my car to this shop and recommend others.

by - Verified Customer December 11, 2016

Thanks, good job.

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by - Verified Customer December 08, 2016

Excellent service and friendly staff. Always worth the drive out to East Helena.

by - Verified Customer December 08, 2016

I work not far from the shop, all I needed was an oil but Kit came and picked up my truck and gave me all my options. By the time I was off work my truck was done and called over to ask if they could start up my truck for me while I walked over (The temperature being in the single digits that day). They said no problem and after explaining everything they checked on and did for me, I got my first punch on my oil change card and my truck was warm and ready to go! Thanks J4 automotive for excellent customer service!

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by - Verified Customer December 06, 2016

Good service at a fair price.

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

it was great.

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by - Verified Customer November 28, 2016

Thanks for the great work! We'll be back!

by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

Things were taken care of in a timely manner and explained very well to me.

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by - Verified Customer November 17, 2016

Looked over my vehicle and suggested repairs but didn't push it.

by - Verified Customer November 16, 2016

They have always been courteous and prompt with repair. They are honest when I have an issue and they aren't sure what can be done. They have done work and it didn't solve the problem and they gave me my money back.

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by - Verified Customer November 16, 2016

I will continue using J4 for my auto needs.

by - Verified Customer November 07, 2016

Excellent service.

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by - Verified Customer November 06, 2016

They are always professional, yet friendly. I have been there several times for work and never had a problem, nor has anything unexpected ever been unearthed. I will take my vehicle to them next time I need work done.

I trust them with my vehicles.

by - Verified Customer January 12, 2013

I would not trust my cars to anyone but J4 Automotive. They are always honest and up front when something comes up that needs to be fixed when they are looking your car over or when they are fixing it.

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by January 11, 2013

I was very pleased and they were professional. They squeezed me in so I could go out of town.

by - Verified Customer January 03, 2013

They are very professional people. They do excellent work. They're prompt. I would recommend them to anyone. They stand behind their work 100%.

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by - Verified Customer January 03, 2013

Love the guys at the front desk.

by - Verified Customer January 02, 2013

It's expensive, but they do good work if you go to the right mechanic. Wade is the best mechanic that works there.

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by December 31, 2012

Great Service, timely and comfortable business environment. WiFi, coffee, magazines available. Quick service.

by - Verified Customer December 20, 2012

They did an extremely great job for us!

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by - Verified Customer December 20, 2012

Pretty expensive.

by - Verified Customer December 13, 2012

Great service and great quality of workmanship.

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by - Verified Customer December 07, 2012

I think J4 does a nice job. They're timely, and the mechanics they have there are very knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2012

We've used them for years and have always been very satisfied.

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by - Verified Customer November 23, 2012

Really friendly staff. Willing to go above and beyond for you.

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2012

Very friendly staff. They have it done before promised. Very clean. They're just all around good guys.

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by November 15, 2012

J4 is very good. We take our vehicles there for all maintenance and repair work.

by - Verified Customer November 14, 2012

I have confidence in the integrity and competence of J-4

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RepairPal Scorecard
95
OVERALL QUALITY SCORE

24
month
Nationwide
warranty
36
month
Local
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TECHNICAL ABILITY
94
TOOLS & EQUIPMENT
97
CUSTOMER SERVICE
91
CUSTOMER AMENITIES
95

J4 Automotive is one of the most well rounded Certified shops we have seen. The owner Kit Johnson has been running the business for 22+ years, attends regular training and has been an ASE Master Technician since 1987. He has great service writers with many years of experience, that receive regular training, and are also AMI certified. The technicians have a combined 38 years of car repair experience, receive regular training, and both hold ASE Certifications. They offer an outstanding 3 year/36,000 mile warranty. Topping all this off is a comfortable waiting area with a childrens corner, free WiFi, refreshments and a free shuttle service.


Details

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
  • Windshield/Glass
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AMENITIES

  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Extended/Evening Hours
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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AFFILIATIONS

  • ASA
  • NAPA
  • iATN

MESSAGE FROM THE SHOP

Your locally owned multi-award winning, full service automotive service and repair facility.

Our Motto: “World class service with Montana Values”

Our Mission Statement: “We are dedicated to providing the highest quality automotive repairs possible for a fair price in a friendly, hometown environment” and “We will support the community where we live and do business by donating personal time and financial assets”

At J4 Automotive, you can trust that only the most highly qualified technicians will work on your vehicle! Since our inception, J4 Automotive’s technicians have been recognized over a dozen times for outstanding community and customer service.Only ASE certified technicians are employed for all areas of services performed and the owner won the coveted NAPA/ASE National Technician of the Year award for 2007.

J4 Automotive is proud to be the first AAA Approved Auto Repair facility in the Mountain West region and recipient of the Helena Area Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year Award for 2010.

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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