New Canaan Avenue Service
87 New Canaan Avenue
Norwalk, CT 06850 USA
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8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
8:00am to 5:00pm
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(203) 989-3565
28 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Douglas Dingee, Owner
  • Established 1986
  • 1 Auto Repair Mechanic on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 30 Years of Car Repair Experience
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Our team found New Canaan Avenue Service, Inc. to be a well established shop servicing the community since 1986. Doug Dingee has over 30 years of automotive experience, he is an ASE Certified Master Technician. This is a 2 man shop that has had the same staff for the past 16 years. These guys are certified State of Connecticut Smog Technicians and this is a state emissions testing center. Certified shops in our network are held to a high bar from training, certification, and tenure and we found New Canaan has done what it takes to keep current with training, and has made the investment in the tools and computer diagnostic equipment needed to perform professional repairs on your late model vehicles.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Douglas Dingee, Owner
  • Established 1986
  • 1 Auto Repair Mechanic on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technicians
  • 30 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair


  • Child Friendly
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Shopping Nearby
  • Store
  • Wireless Internet


  • ASE Blue Seal

Message from the Shop

General repairs, specializing in computer diagnostics and emission repairs. Complete automotive service in a modern and clean facility with up to date dealer level specialized equipment. Experienced master tech with L-1 advanced performance certification. The facility is a State of Connecticut Emissions testing station and a certified repair facility.

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
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

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by - Verified Customer January 04, 2017

Prices have risen since Doug, the former owner left. More importantly, I was told my breaks were dangerous, which it turns out they weren't, and was quoted over $400 to get them fixed, since 'it's a Mercedes'. I went elsewhere and paid $140. Guess I am looking for a new mechanic! Where did you go Doug?

by - Verified Customer November 15, 2016

Price charged was 30% higher than estimate. Previous estimates have always been on target, so this was surprising.

by - Verified Customer September 09, 2016

Matt and Steve give the customers the time of day and the job is done right the first time!

by - Verified Customer May 22, 2013

He went out of his way to help me. He went above and beyond. I felt like I got a good value for my money.

by May 20, 2013

I was very happy with the jobs that they did with the repair and the decisions that they made.

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by - Verified Customer May 20, 2013

The work is quick, and they're very reliable.

by May 17, 2013

He was truthful. He did the job that he was supposed to perform. He was honest, just perfect. He performed the job correctly. He didn't take us for a ride. He was very truthful and he definitely knew his job. He was the most professional mechanic that I had met in a long, long time. I so highly recommend it. I sent two customers to him. I dropped one car off and the other recommendation dropped their car off. Two customers from that.

by - Verified Customer May 08, 2013

They have been very good to me and they do a very good job. They have been taking good care of me for years.

by - Verified Customer May 07, 2013

Service was everything that I expected. My car was fixed. What I brought it in for was fixed and it was done within the next day of my calling.

by May 03, 2013

They performed the service. They were accommodating and very nice.

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by April 26, 2013

He is very good and helpful. He does a good job.

by April 24, 2013

He's a very good mechanic. Excellent mechanic. Very satisfied. He's a top notch mechanic. Excellent. I'm very satisfied.

by - Verified Customer April 23, 2013

I have known the people there and they have worked on my car before. They do a good job. When they say it will be done, it's done. Great personality.

by - Verified Customer April 17, 2013

I had my car or truck fixed there half a dozen times and it's always been great. He's quick and efficient.

by April 15, 2013

They do good work. Satisfied with what they did. Never had a problem.

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by April 12, 2013

The service was great and the people were great.

by February 15, 2013

I have been going there for a while and I get nothing but good service. All the work I have done has been done quickly and at a decent price.

by January 09, 2013

I've been using them for repairs for over ten years. They're convenient and they're very nice staff.

by January 09, 2013

They did fine. No problems. Everything was done okay.

by - Verified Customer October 10, 2012

We have been with them for I can't tell you how many years and they have always been honest with us. Al and Doug both, so I would never not recommend them. My daughter and husband take their cars in there, and I will never say anything bad about Doug and Al. They have always been honest with my husband and I, and my daughter and her husband. They've been reasonable for us. They're a good group of guys for us to be able to take our cars to.

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by October 06, 2012

I have always used their services for gasoline and repair and I been really happy about it.

by October 03, 2012

They have done good work for me.

by - Verified Customer September 13, 2012

I know the owner's father. They are very fair and honest.

by September 13, 2012

They were very helpful and took care of me right away. They are very friendly.

by September 08, 2012

I have had several cars worked on there. I have always had good service there. I have been going for years.

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by August 18, 2012

They just changed my oil. They called and asked if I wanted my tires rotated. I didn't ask how much. I feel that they charged to much for that.

by - Verified Customer July 03, 2012

They are really fair. They do good work. They watch out for the customer.

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