Auto Repair Experience
- Richard Malinowski Sr. , Owner
- Established 1967
- 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
- 150 Years of Car Repair Experience
- Check Engine Light
- Classic Car Repair/Restoration
- Muffler & Exhaust
- Oil Change & Lube
- Scheduled Maintenance
- Service & Repair
- Smog/Emissions Testing
- Timing Belts
- Tire Sales/Repair
- AAA Member Discount
- Car Pickup/Dropoff
- Child Friendly
- Early Bird Dropoff
- Heated Waiting Room
- Rental Car
- Service Guarantee
- Shopping Nearby
- Warranty Accepted
- Wireless Internet
Makes We Serve
Message from the Shop
Spitfire Automotive is a family owned and operated automotive service center founded in 1916. We are located at 10711 South Cicero Ave. in Oak Lawn, IL. We treat our customers’ vehicles as if they were our own. Whether you are from Oak Lawn, IL, Alsip, IL, Chicago, IL, or another surrounding area, please contact us online or by phone to schedule an appointment or drop by and see us during business hours. We’re open Monday through Friday from 7:00 AM – 5:30 PM. Ask about our free local shuttle service or enjoy free Wi-Fi in our waiting room.
When it comes to tires, if you’re not sure about what kind of tires your vehicle needs, take a minute and try out our Tire Size Finder from the comfort of your home. Browse through tires from some of the industry’s leading manufacturers like MICHELIN®, BFGoodrich®, and Uniroyal®. Our ASA- and ASE-certified technicians can perform tire and wheel services that will keep your tires in peak conditions well throughout the tread life of the tire, like computer spin balancing, flat tire repairs, and tire rotations.
Get the full potential out of your vehicle and let us handle your auto repairs and vehicle maintenance. We have been repairing vehicles at Spitfire Automotive for the last 98 years. Our highly experienced technicians possess a great deal of knowledge. Brake repairs, diagnostics, preventive maintenance, steering and suspension system repairs, emissions inspection and repairs, glass repairs and replacement are no problem for our staff of seasoned auto mechanics. For a list of preventive maintenance and general repairs, you can visit our website where you will also find a selection of tires.
We offer the following services:
Belts & Hoses
Lube & Oil Change
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Tools & Equipment
This score rates the shop's computer diagnostic tools, technical information systems, and other equipment to make sure they can address any issue that may occur with your vehicle.
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This score rates the shop's amenities such as shuttle services, loaner or rental cars, a comfortable waiting room, WiFi, early-bird or off-hours drop-off, and more.
Parts & Labor Warranty
This is the minimum warranty the shop offers on parts and labor for all repairs.