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Rod's Japanese Auto Care

RepairPal Certified Shop in Bellingham

Rod's Japanese Auto Care

36 Verified Reviews
(360) 900-1480
5292 Guide Meridian
Bellingham, WA 98226 USA
"Perfect as usual. I can trust them not to load me up on unnecessary repairs but alert me to repairs needed immediately and repairs that can wait until sometime in the future."
— Kay, a Verified Customer
Hours
08:00
17:30
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08:00
17:30
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08:00
17:30
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08:00
17:30
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08:00
17:30
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Su
Closed
M-F
8:00am to 5:30pm
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Closed
Auto Repair Experience
  • Rod Schindler, Owner
  • Established 2002
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Certified Auto Technician
  • 35 Years of Car Repair Experience
Rod's Japanese Auto Care Reviews
36 Ratings
Displaying 1 - 15 of 36reviews
03/31/15
Amazing customer service and went above and beyond what was necessary.
03/31/15
Perfect as usual. I can trust them not to load me up on unnecessary repairs but alert me to repairs needed immediately and repairs that can wait until sometime in the future.
03/29/15
Great customer service. Had to take vehicle back a few times for resultant issues.
03/18/15
They've always fixed my car to be safe for my family and I, Brittany is also a great person at the front desk!
03/18/15
Very Friendly and great customer service.
03/16/15
Rod's has honored their warranty on service and worked to keep my car running well. They have consistently put forth a no frills, no pressure environment that makes me comfortable and confident that I am not being upsold on services.
03/16/15
Courteous service. Waiting room stocked with two cats to pet while you wait. Honest.
03/10/15
Very courteous and friendly staff. Very comfortable experience. I am from Canada and will gladly cross the border again for the service. :)
03/09/15
Friendly, Fast and accurate service, at fair price.
03/09/15
Service and work is always exemplary
03/03/15
It's pretty pricey for basic service. But they do a good and timely job, provide accurate quotes, and do a thorough inspection.
03/02/15
Terrific service, clean and very well-stocked lobby (magazines, coffee, fat friendly cat), friendly staff.
02/26/15
Honest, friendly, knowledgeable and very good equipment to do repairs at a fair price and they stand behind their work.
02/25/15
They did a great job.
02/23/15
Awesome service fair price.
RepairPal Scorecard
93
Overall Quality Score
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60-month / 60,000-mile warranty
Technical Ability
94
Tools & Equipment
90
Customer Service
92
Customer Amenities
95
Rod's Japanese Auto Care is a full service repair facility with special training to work on your Japanese vehicles. This team of automotive professionals is very experienced and takes the time to attend regular training to help ensure your vehicle is repaired correctly the first time. This training, coupled with some of the best automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment enable this location to provide repairs ranging from check engine light diagnoses and repairs, to minor and major mechanical repairs, to tires and wheel alignment, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Our unbiased review of their most recent customers revealed they not only do a great job taking care of your car, they also excel at customer service as well. This team was described as “awesome”, “friendly”, “helpful”, “honest”, and “knowledgeable”. For your peace of mind they back their work with an exceptional 60-month / 60,000-mile warranty. A local shuttle service, Rental & loaner vehicles, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.
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Message From the Shop
PROVIDING AUTO REPAIR SERVICES IN BELLINGHAM FOR MORE THAN 13 YEARS If you're looking for a local Auto Repair shop that you can trust, consider Rod's Japanese Auto Care. Ever since 2002, Rod's Japanese Auto Care has been providing our friends and neighbors in Bellingham with dependable, trustworthy Auto Repair services. Whether your vehicle needs a minor tune-up to a major overhaul, our trained service technicians are skilled at quickly diagnosing and pinpointing solutions to problems, which can save valuable time and money. A COMMITMENT TO COMPLETE CUSTOMER SATISFACTION At Rod's Japanese Auto Care, our number one goal is complete customer satisfaction. Every day, with every customer, we focus on providing high-quality Auto Repair services coupled with top-notch customer service. With countless 5-star reviews and customer testimonials, we are proud of our reputation as one of the Bellingham area's most trustworthy Auto Repair shops.
Specialities
  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
  • Windshield/Glass
Amenities
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Rental Car
  • Se Habla Espanol
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
Makes We Serve
  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
Affiliations
  • ASA
  • iATN
Questions Answered by Rod's Japanese Auto Care
What Engines Are Non Interference? on 2000 Subaru Outback
It is an interference engine, meaning if the timing belt breaks it will do serious engine damage. Subaru before 95 were noninterference engines
Why Would I Get Different Diag. Codes? Which O2 Sensor? Exhaust Leak A Factor? on 2004 Subaru Forester
Exhaust leaks need to be fixed or it will give you false codes. Fix the exhaust and retest
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