J&L Auto Center

(908) 290-0154
24 Verified Reviews

8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 12:00pm


149 Durham Ave
South Plainfield, NJ 07080 USA


  • Mitchell Wolf, Manager
  • Established 1972
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 2 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 81 Years of Car Repair Experience

J&L Auto Center Reviews


24 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer October 01, 2016

It is always a good experience there. They take good care of me.

by - Verified Customer September 30, 2016

They are great. They did a great job. They are very complete. They look not only for the problem you brought it there for but they also look for what may have caused the problem. They look for stuff in the future and give you valuable information for what it will cost if there is a concern so you can budget for it. They are awesome.

by - Verified Customer September 27, 2016

I have been going there for years and years. They do great service. The prices seem fine to me. The employees are wonderful. It is a great place to go to get repairs done. The waiting area is great.

by September 22, 2016

Quick, easy, and fast.

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by - Verified Customer September 20, 2016

They are professional. They get the job done quickly. I think they are fair.

by - Verified Customer September 19, 2016

I was very satisfied with the work he did.

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by - Verified Customer September 13, 2016

When I went to the repair shop they were very friendly, very helpful, and accommodating with time frames and things like that. They did a very efficient job and got my car back to me. It was a pleasure to deal with them because there are other shops in the area.

by - Verified Customer September 12, 2016

Mitchell is the person who is in charge. He is so honest and thoughtful. He makes an appointment as quickly as he can. He finishes the work quickly. The prices are top notch. It has been a very good experience. I will go back time and time again.

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by - Verified Customer September 08, 2016

They are the best place around because they are the only ones I trust my car with.

by - Verified Customer September 05, 2016

Reasonable, trustworthy, and responsible.

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by - Verified Customer September 04, 2016

Great experience.

by - Verified Customer September 03, 2016

I had an excellent experience there. They are more than willing to help. They always do a great job.

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by - Verified Customer August 31, 2016

They were great.

by - Verified Customer August 26, 2016

Had an oil change and it was performed perfectly.

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by August 23, 2016

They were very quick, friendly, and exact with diagnosing the problem.

by - Verified Customer August 22, 2016

It was great. I had an issue where my car actually died on my way home from work. I called them and they came right away. They were helpful, fast, easy, and inexpensive.

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by - Verified Customer August 19, 2016

It was fast. They were informative. They let me know about the issues with the car. They didn't push for too much work. It was affordable.

by - Verified Customer August 11, 2016

They did a fine job. Everything came out well. The car runs much better.

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by - Verified Customer August 03, 2016

They have been very helpful. Their prices are fairly decent. They do a decent job. They are very courteous. They are excellent mechanics. They stand behind their work. I have never had any problems with them. Excellent group of people. The owner is very involved and caring about the type of work he put out. I would highly recommend them.

by July 29, 2016

The service was pretty good. They were able to resolve the issue.

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by - Verified Customer July 28, 2016

They did a good job. I didn't have an appointment and they got me right in. The price was fair.

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by - Verified Customer June 26, 2016

Excellent service. Very knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer June 22, 2016

I think they were very helpful. They did a great job. They are very courteous and very fair in their pricing. I would recommend them to anybody.

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RepairPal Scorecard


J&L Auto Center was established back in 1972 and has been proudly serving South Plainfield 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 and safety 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 enthusiastically describe the team here as: “trustworthy”, “helpful”, “outstanding”, “friendly”, and "knowledgeable". A local shuttle service, early bird drop-off, Saturday business hours, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.



  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Collision Repair & Paint
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
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  • Child Friendly
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Open Saturday
  • Rental Car
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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  • NAPA


  • 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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Questions Answered by J&L Auto Center
When the car has been warmed up at a stop ...
We are in South Plainfield not too far from you. We can definitely help you if they can not find the problem. Cars new or old can all be fixed.

how can i tell if my washer pump is bad (f...
Could be a simple hose leak or possible washer pump. We could surely help you if you would like to bring it in. We are in South Plainfield.


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