Ace Body & Motor

(515) 512-4585
25 Verified Reviews

7:00am to 5:30pm


625 NE 45th Place
Des Moines, IA 50313 USA


  • Larry Wieland, Owner
  • Established 1982
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Certified Auto Technician
  • 49 Years of Car Repair Experience

Ace Body & Motor Reviews


25 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer January 26, 2015

They are very good at communicating and they are very honest.

by - Verified Customer January 24, 2015

They know what they are doing and they are dead straight honest.

by - Verified Customer January 22, 2015

I was happy with the service, they did the work properly and they have good communication skills.

by - Verified Customer January 19, 2015

I have been very satisfied with all of the work they have done for me, they explain the work in detail and they also point out what work needs to be done immediately and what work I can hold off on.

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by - Verified Customer January 15, 2015

When I came in they were respectful, very friendly and they told me exactly what I needed to do.

by - Verified Customer January 13, 2015

Excellent service, they are very personal and honest.

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by - Verified Customer January 13, 2015

They are very thorough, honest and their work is high quality. They don't do work that isn't needed, you can go to any other shop and get a huge bill for work that wasn't needed.

by - Verified Customer January 12, 2015

We find them to be very trustworthy. They charge fair prices, and they do very good work without doing work that isn't needed.

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by - Verified Customer January 09, 2015

They are very honest and they have reliable service. They are friendly people that use quality products.

by - Verified Customer January 08, 2015

I just think they did a great job and they are very honest.

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by - Verified Customer January 05, 2015

They are by far the best mechanics shop in my town, there are probably 15-20 people that go there because of my recommendation.

by - Verified Customer January 02, 2015

They are very honest, they fixed my car and now it runs perfectly. They are on time, professional, courteous and they are very accommodating.

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by - Verified Customer January 01, 2015

They are honest, professional and I feel like I can trust their services.

by - Verified Customer January 01, 2015

They explain the work, what they will charge for the service and they have always done good work for me.

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by January 01, 2015

They were very personable. They were nice and they cared enough to get my car done correctly the first time.

by - Verified Customer December 31, 2014

I have recommended them to other people I know. They do great work they are honest and they were pleasant to deal with.

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by - Verified Customer December 31, 2014

I have known them for years and they always do very good work.

by - Verified Customer December 30, 2014

The service is excellent, the shop is extremely clean and their prices are very reasonable.

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by - Verified Customer December 29, 2014

They are professional, they keep their shop clean enough to eat off the floor and they are very informative. They have been very precise, honest and their work is superb. They don't push you to do work that isn't needed.

by December 29, 2014

I have known the family for a number of years now, they know what they are talking about.

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by - Verified Customer December 28, 2014

I trust them, and they did a very good job on the work.

by - Verified Customer December 28, 2014

They got the work done quickly and at a reasonable price.

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by December 27, 2014

Larry is friendly, and they are all friends of our family.

by - Verified Customer December 27, 2014

They are trustworthy and they do a good job.

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by December 26, 2014

They are fair, reasonably priced and they do very good work. I like the people their because I can talk to the mechanics all the way up to the owner.

RepairPal Scorecard


Ace Body & Motor has been serving the community of Des Moines since 1982. This RepairPal Certified shop strives to stay on top of the latest technologies and to be a leader in the local community by providing the highest level of automotive repair coupled with the best customer service. Our review of this shop revealed they are achieving this goal. Recent customers describe this team as “honest”, “professional”, “trustworthy”, and “courteous”. This location features a team of automotive professionals whose commitment to ongoing training and investment in tools and equipment make them capable of repairs ranging from tires and wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light diagnoses and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Local shuttle service, rental vehicles, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are all available for your convenience.



  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Collision Repair & Paint
  • 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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  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Extended/Evening Hours
  • Free Estimates
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Wireless Internet
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  • ACDelco
  • ASA
  • NAPA
  • iATN


Ace Body & Motor is Des Moines’ premier auto repair facility. We’ve been in business for 33 years and our customers keep coming back because we’re the most honest and cleanest auto repair facility they have ever visited. We serve folks in Central Iowa and the following communities: Johnston, Urbandale, Altoona, Windsor Heights, Clive, Indianola, Norwalk, Ankeny, Pleasant Hill, West Des Moines, Grimes, Granger, Polk City.

Services Offered:

- Oil change
- Tune Up
- Tires (we have “Made in the USA Cooper tires in stock!)
- Exhaust & Muffler replacement
- Brakes
- Shocks & Struts
- Computer Diagnostics
- Transmission Maintenance
- Electronic Repairs
- Power Windows
- Power Locks
- Sunroof
- Windshield Replacement/Repair
- Wheel Alignment
- Wheel Bearing Service
- Fluid Exchange Service
- Abnormal Noise Repair

We are a member of the following:

- 1 Collision Iowa
- Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
- Better Business Bureau (BBB)
- Automotive Service Association (ASA)
- Iowa Collision Repair Association (ICRA)
- National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB)
- NAPA AutoCare Center
- ACDelco Total Service Support Program


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  • 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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