Stan's Auto Service
1019 S Lincoln Ave
Loveland, CO 80537 USA
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7:00am to 6:00pm
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(970) 528-0861
130 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Sheldon Barthlama, Owner
  • Established 1984
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 3 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 125 Years of Car Repair Experience
RepairPal Scorecard

Stan's Auto Service was established back in 1984 and has been proudly serving Loveland and the surrounding area ever since. This RepairPal Certified shop features a very experienced and well trained team who are equipped with the state of the art tools and diagnostic equipment necessary for today's modern vehicles. Repairs performed here can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer diagnosis and repairs, to tires and wheel alignment, to state smog inspections, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. All this work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who describe the team here as: “honest”, “friendly”, “helpful”, and "excellent". A local shuttle service, rental, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Sheldon Barthlama, Owner
  • Established 1984
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 3 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 125 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass


  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Loaner Car
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet


  • ACDelco
  • ASA
  • NAPA
  • iATN

Message from the Shop

We are a full service repair shop including RVs. We can repair, install, or perform most anything you need for your vehicle. If for any reason we can't we will find someone who can. We have welders and fabricators in-house or a phone call away. We will do anything we can to help you with your vehicles needs. Just call us or stop in to see us. We are here for you.

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 15, 2017

I LOVE YOU GUYS!!!!! You are the best. Thank you so much for all of your help.

by - Verified Customer March 09, 2017

The repair done was done well.

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

What I had to pay to have new wiper blades put on, was outrageous.

by - Verified Customer March 08, 2017

I took my jeep in for service.

by - Verified Customer March 06, 2017

I picked Stan's from a Google search and was very pleased with the online list of repairs that they provided as green, yellow, and red. It will help me keep track of repairs I need to do in the future. I just did the immediate need repairs this time and was very glad to hear they felt my truck was very solid overall. It was a huge relief to hear that and also finally find a shop that I can trust. I will definitely use them for all future repairs.

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by - Verified Customer March 02, 2017

Would recommend.

by - Verified Customer February 23, 2017

Took longer than estimated. Work was sufficient and staff was courteous. I will be back.

by - Verified Customer February 23, 2017

I have been going to Stans for nearly 12 years. They have always been very professional and have been realistic in what repairs my car needs now and what can wait.

by - Verified Customer February 19, 2017


by - Verified Customer February 16, 2017

Just didn't intend to find out that my rear brakes had caused so much damage to the emergency brake, in that everything needed to be replaced.

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by - Verified Customer February 16, 2017

The Team at Stan's Auto Service did a solid job and provided good paperwork for service items that I can expect to need in the future.

by - Verified Customer February 14, 2017

Felt very comfortable with needed repairs as they were very well explained. Felt like it would be done right, & felt free to ask any questions.

by - Verified Customer February 09, 2017

The mechanic obviously took my vehicle to get the parts. Left his Arby's cup along with the oil can in my center counsel. He also left his hat and dirty rubber gloves. Not very professional. Dirty marks on my steering wheel and over the vehicle.

by - Verified Customer February 09, 2017

Had some additional problems with RV, crew knew what to do and I was out very fast. Great staff.

by - Verified Customer February 09, 2017

Nice job thanks.

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by - Verified Customer February 08, 2017


by - Verified Customer February 06, 2017

I am a new customer and after visiting your shop I will never go anywhere else. Everyone was kind, professional, informative and very friendly. The waiting area was very comfortable and inviting. It is wonderful to experience such excellent customer service.

by - Verified Customer February 06, 2017

I will expect a refund of $50 as agreed upon since you had a sale just following the work on my car.

by - Verified Customer February 05, 2017

My experience was when my car needed to towed to Stan's and I worked with David. My engine had locked up and needed to be transferred to Prestige. But my entire experience with the tow driver and David was outstanding and I will not go anywhere else in the future.

by - Verified Customer February 02, 2017

My only complaint is that it takes so long to get a vehicle repaired. We brought our car in for an oil change and to have the brakes checked. We were told to have it there by 9am which we did. I started calling at 4:30pm-5 to see if it was done. Just seemed like scheduling could be better so I am not without a car the entire day for simple stuff.

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by - Verified Customer February 02, 2017

We had a very positive experience at Stans! The staff was friendly, helpful and extremely knowledgeable. The price is high but you get what you pay for. It was fixed correctly the first time and they had us in and out licking split! I would send my mother here!

by - Verified Customer January 31, 2017

We had David as our tech for my son's truck. Very, very helpful and had great customer service.

by - Verified Customer January 30, 2017

He was absolutely wonderful. Professional and personable. I just wish I was better at remembering names. Sorry.

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

$170 to replace a fuse is a little ridiculous!!!

by - Verified Customer January 25, 2017

Eddie is outstanding. We feel like he is part of our family at Skyline Moving as he is always there to help us.

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by - Verified Customer January 24, 2017

Stan's Towing was great. Quick to pick up and drop off.

by - Verified Customer January 22, 2017

Got the tow done! Great driver!

by - Verified Customer January 16, 2017

Staff was very informed. Got an appointment based on my schedule very quickly.

by - Verified Customer January 15, 2017

David was great!

by - Verified Customer January 12, 2017

Excellent customer service as well as repairs. Highly satisfied.

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by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

Wrong material used. They called me back in and took care of it immediately. Over the years I have been very pleased.

by - Verified Customer January 11, 2017

Very helpful.

by - Verified Customer January 10, 2017

My husband and I have been burned in the past with mechanics. So I Googled mechanics in my area and Stan's Auto popped up with the best reviews. They have the best reviews for a reason!!! They are a breath of fresh air. I don't have to worry about where to take my car next time I have an issue! Solid mechanics!

by - Verified Customer January 05, 2017


by - Verified Customer January 03, 2017

Thanks for your service!

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by - Verified Customer January 02, 2017

Was able to get my car in quickly, diagnosed, provided an accurate estimate and completed on time.

by - Verified Customer December 29, 2016

Excellent experience.

by - Verified Customer December 29, 2016

Good. Hoping to have a long term relationship.

by - Verified Customer December 26, 2016

Since we were long distance, Dave made sure I understood each issue to be fixed.

by - Verified Customer December 15, 2016

Honest staff, no BS

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by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Great work! Excellent customer service.

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

This was a complicated and unusual repair. The whole staff at Stan's was kind and patient with the evolving complications. Most notably, however, was Jarad. He managed our repair with knowledge, skill, support, understanding and patience. Despite numerous calls from me, he never seemed put out to take one. Additionally, he represented Stan's as one who took pride in his own work, but also pride in the company for which he works.
Well done, all!

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

Good people, good work, always updating me with the work done to the truck..

by - Verified Customer December 14, 2016

My jeep had some starting issues and I gave it to them and I got it back within two days.

by - Verified Customer December 13, 2016

Ongoing series of miscommunication and misdiagnosis.

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by - Verified Customer December 12, 2016

Unparalleled professionalism combined with a caring and time sensitive attitude. Great Experience.. Highly Recommended

by - Verified Customer December 11, 2016

Fast, quality service at a very competitive price.

by - Verified Customer December 11, 2016

Service was very good. Carpet was dirty from repairs meaning rv condition was unsatisfactory. Shop agreed to clean carpet in spring when taking out of storage.

by - Verified Customer December 11, 2016


by - Verified Customer December 08, 2016

It was a painless experience. Thank you for making it easy.

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by - Verified Customer December 04, 2016

We love bringing our cars in to Stan's Auto.

by - Verified Customer December 01, 2016

I had my power steering pump replaced, which was very expensive. 12 hours later my car was smoking and whining and the pump had sprung a leak. Stans redid the repair free of charge, but offered no reasoning for the first leak. I definitely appreciate them correcting the issue for free, but communication could be better. You have to call and check.

by - Verified Customer December 01, 2016

I was very satisfied with the estimate and the work done on the car. They suggested a few things that needed done on the car, that was GOOD to know. Thank you and will be a repeat customer!!

by - Verified Customer November 29, 2016

The staff at Stan's treated me with courtesy and respect. They did not hesitate to explain in detail all work that was required.

by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

Always dependable.

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by - Verified Customer November 22, 2016

I liked the digital diagnostic emailed to me and the explanation of what work needed to be done.

by - Verified Customer November 21, 2016

Had to go back the next day to get a couple of minor things taken care of. Stan's took care of it.

by - Verified Customer November 20, 2016

Fast, friendly service with a good explanation of what was done.

by - Verified Customer November 16, 2016

Stan's was great the only issue I had was my warranty only covered 95$ an hour in labor and they charged 111$.

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

Service was excellent. Facility was superb.
Pricing was higher than expected. However, it was not out of line considering the quality and detail of the work performed.

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by - Verified Customer November 03, 2016

It was.

by - Verified Customer October 31, 2016

Helpful with my issue, helped with tow truck.

by - Verified Customer October 31, 2016

No problems. Great service.

by - Verified Customer October 26, 2016

Kind, patient techs who know their stuff and are more than willing to accommodate.

by - Verified Customer October 24, 2016

My experience was excellent. I called for a tow to the shop and he did a great job, and gave me a ride. the main thing that I came away with was how very nice all of the people at Stan's are. My visit was definitely a good one, thanks so much.

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by - Verified Customer October 24, 2016

Always a Stan-fan and customer for a long time. I was recently disappointed - Technician broke my door handle, then charged $104 to replace it. I have checked with other two other former and current shop owners and they were astounded!

by - Verified Customer September 02, 2016


by - Verified Customer August 24, 2016

Very knowledgeable and explains what needs to be done.

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2016

Very helpful. GOOD check of what I brought to their attention.

by - Verified Customer August 18, 2016

They gladly did some checking on alignment and break issues (under warranty) and recommended next steps. Glad to entrust my vehicles to Stan's.

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by - Verified Customer August 16, 2016

Good service.

by - Verified Customer August 15, 2016

Handled in a timely manner. Done right.

by - Verified Customer August 10, 2016

From towing to finish, I am pleased with the work.

Front licence plate has a broken screw from towing, however I may be able to fix it. Thanks

by - Verified Customer August 02, 2016

Excellent service.

by - Verified Customer August 01, 2016

Jrod was wonderful. He really explained what work needed to be done and helped me decide what I should do based on my finances to make sure my car would last.

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by - Verified Customer July 29, 2016

The staff was extremely friendly and professional.

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2016

The best!

by - Verified Customer July 22, 2016

We keep going back to Stan's because we trust them.

by - Verified Customer July 21, 2016

Good communication, honesty, and follow through on service.

by - Verified Customer July 20, 2016

The day I came in, I had no car and needed a ride home which was provided for me free of charge, which was greatly appreciated. The time that my car was fixed was done before the estimated date which was great. Everyone was very friendly and nice regarding the situation and my car was fixed wonderfully.

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by - Verified Customer July 15, 2016

It was fine, but they should have had more loaner cars since I was with out mine for over a week.

by - Verified Customer July 14, 2016

I was expecting a huge bill for a VW water pump (well, huge to me, anyway). Turns out, thanks to their record-keeping, the pump was under warranty! Thus, no cost to me. Not to forget Jared (sorry if the spelling is wrong). This guy is a car geek, and explains things in lay-peoples' terms! What a resource and treasure he is.

by - Verified Customer June 24, 2016

My wife had 2 items that are tricky to find - Gas fill shuts off at pump frequently & car dies when idle slows. We paid $750.00 but did not fix the problems. I know these are tricky problems and they tried what they could, but it's a lot of money for no fix. Eddie is so awesome and helpful and the Tech's are great to work with also. I will continue to bring my vehicles to Stan's unless we have multiple outcomes like this one.

by - Verified Customer June 24, 2016

The repairs escalated based on their initial plan. They did all the things necessary and everything worked as it should when they were finished.

by - Verified Customer June 22, 2016

The service was friendly, direct and clear regarding estimated costs. Jarod kept us informed when we needed tow to shop, pick up and drop off. Regarding repairs, he was thorough about what the shop felt necessary to maximize proper repair to the vehicle, though it would cost more in the end. We were grateful to have been given time to pay for the repairs over several weeks. The shop did a great job and car is running very well. Thank you all for your friendly, fast service!

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by - Verified Customer June 17, 2016

Had coil spring air bags installed & headlights aligned, as far as I can tell airbags were fine. They installed new headlights, but I would of had better illumination with a candle, high and low beam operated backwards. I don't normally like to drive at night, but had an Emergency and had to. I finally made it home at 11pm. I don't mind telling you what I thought about the service, on that long dark ride home.

by - Verified Customer June 16, 2016

I gave a 9 out of 10 based on a one time positive experience.

by - Verified Customer June 15, 2016

They did a new bus transmission. We appreciated the quick turnaround time. When we got the bus back to Estes Park, the transmission was leaking. Had to pay a driver to take it back to Loveland, and then had to pay again to pick it up to have leak fixed. Eddie was very pleasant to deal with. Bus seems to work properly now.

by - Verified Customer June 10, 2016

I had a charging problem with my camper that blew up a battery. My multimeter showed voltage was too high. I replaced voltage regulator twice and had alternator bench tested and it passed. I also had charging system tested at a part store the same day my battery blew up and it passed but my meter showed it was overcharging. I was referred to Stan's by 4 seasons RV. They spent 2 hours testing it extensively and it passed all their tests. I paid the 2 hour diagnosis to them and took it home. 2 hours is the minimum charge on electric diagnosis for RVs there. I still got high voltage readings with my multimeter but when I checked my meter on another vehicle that had a voltage gauge my meter was reading the same as the gauge in the vehicle. I notified Stan's of this and they agreed to take another look and not charge the 2 hour diagnosis fee again. This time they got the same results I was getting all along and they were able to find the problem and repair it for an additional $100.00. I would use them again because they were willing to take another look at it for me when I told them my concerns and they got it resolved for me in a reasonable time frame and cost. Any garage can miss something, but its how they work through the problem should one occur that separates a good shop from the rest.

by - Verified Customer May 27, 2016

I was very satisfied. Rick did a good job.

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by - Verified Customer May 24, 2016

Mechanics found a cheaper way to fix my car.

by - Verified Customer May 23, 2016

Everyone was very friendly, they are reasonably priced and their shop is in good order.

by April 29, 2016

Over all the service was good but when I had my dad call to pay he was told there was no record of my car being there. Then when I called to see what was going on and why he was told that the lady I talked to was very rude I had to be transferred to someone else and he was much more delightful and helpful. Also when he did make it down to finally pay his debit card was charged twice and they were not open the next day to get it fixed. So taking out double really put us in a bind for rent and bills.

by - Verified Customer April 29, 2016

Friendly, knowledgeable and professional. Great experience and people.

by - Verified Customer April 26, 2016

Brought my RV in to have some electrical work done on the engine, they worked diligently to find the problem. They also did battery work up and oil change and were very reasonably priced for the work done. They were also very professional and the service was prompt. I will be going there again for sure!

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by - Verified Customer April 22, 2016

Super friendly staff! Very quick service time!

by April 20, 2016

I think they wasted my time, took my money left with the same problem in my truck that I came in with.

by - Verified Customer April 05, 2016

Very satisfactory. The staff is professional and efficient. Prices are clearly described ahead of repair, and work is excellent.

by - Verified Customer April 04, 2016

The service was great, I was in and out quicker than they quoted me.

by - Verified Customer February 15, 2016

Trustworthy, friendly service.

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by February 10, 2016

The employees were very nice and efficient. I'm afraid the repairs that were done did not fix the problem that I needed fixed originally.

by - Verified Customer January 29, 2016

Friendly people and great service.

by - Verified Customer January 07, 2016

The final cost was above the estimate.

by - Verified Customer December 30, 2015

Friendly staff. They are very patient with me.

by - Verified Customer October 29, 2015

I have recommended this shop to a friend. Based on the experience I had here I would recommend these guys to anyone I know.

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by - Verified Customer October 15, 2015

They were super helping me get my p.u. fixed and on the road again. I live in NE and had an important meeting in Grand Junction. They were/are my heros, I made the meeting.

by - Verified Customer October 15, 2015

The Service Department has great people, very friendly and understanding, and they work with you and the insurance company to get everything repaired.

by - Verified Customer October 09, 2015

They worked us into a tight schedule and took care of our needs quickly.

by - Verified Customer October 05, 2015

Excellent service, price and timeliness.

by - Verified Customer July 27, 2015

I already have recommend you to a friend and they were satisfied with the results.

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by July 24, 2015

I felt the service was very good.

by - Verified Customer July 14, 2015

I went to Stan's for maintenance on my RV engine and generator. Stan's performed the maintenance and then asked if they could perform a diagnostic check on my rig and generator. I hesitated to approve the testing as I have had other facilities use the results to generate additional business. Stan's checked out my rig, reported there were no problems. In my opinion they are an honest business and I will take my unit back without any hesitation.

by July 02, 2015

I feel like I was over charged. They made it seem like I was a burden to their day. The service guys made it seem like foreign cars means they don't want to work on it at all.

by - Verified Customer June 29, 2015

You guys are extremely helpful, reasonable, down to earth, and don't try and take advantage of anyone... plus Eddy is the best.

by - Verified Customer May 15, 2015

They do a pretty good job. It is kind of pricey. There is some work that I think other shops could do a better job at.

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by May 12, 2015

They are a quality service.

by - Verified Customer May 11, 2015

The cost of oil change was less than estimated.

by - Verified Customer March 12, 2015

Quality shop with helpful and honest staff.

by - Verified Customer December 22, 2014

Customer service is great and so are the employees.

by - Verified Customer October 22, 2014

I went in for a second opinion. Another tire/repair shop had stated that there were several (expensive) problems with my vehicle. Since I hadn't seen any symptoms of anything wrong, I took it to Stan's. After thoroughly checking over my vehicle, they found no problems whatsoever.

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by - Verified Customer August 07, 2014

Stan's has always corrected difficult to find problems with my vehicles over the years. They also proved themselves to be honest. Lastly, they worked with me when I was in difficult financial times to pay of my repair bill.

by - Verified Customer April 03, 2014

I think they replaced things that were unneeded.

by - Verified Customer March 25, 2014

Always good to work with and keep you informed, very informative.

by - Verified Customer March 20, 2014

They know what the problem is and will fix it.

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