St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel

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St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel
24 Verified Reviews
St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel
24 Verified Reviews
(217) 487-4271
703 N Fourth St
St. Joseph, IL 61873 USA
8:00am to 5:00pm
Auto Repair Experience
  • Matthew Phillips, Owner
  • Established 2014
  • 3 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Master Auto Technician
  • 34 Years of Car Repair Experience

St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel Reviews
(15 Ratings)
Displaying 1 - 5 of 15 reviews

They were very helpful, and they took the time to explain and go over things with me.


Everything went smooth and the price was right.


I had no problems, it was great service.


Matt, the head mechanic, does a great job. I've been very every time I've taken my vehicle there. They're also fair on the price.


I already recommended them to my friends and family. I really like the way they service my car, the fees are very reasonable, and they provided transportation to and from work while my car was serviced.

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St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel has been serving the community of Saint Joseph and the surrounding area since 2014. During this time they have developed a loyal following of satisfied customers who described this shop to us as: "accommodating”, “courteous”, “helpful”, “prompt” and "honest". This location features an experienced and well trained team lead by an ASE Certified Master Technician. An investment in the necessary tools and diagnostic equipment help make them capable of repairs ranging from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light and computer system diagnosis and repair, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. Repairs are covered by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind, and a lifetime warranty is offered for non-maintenance work. A local shuttle service, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are all available for your convenience.

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St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel, in St. Joseph, IL, is a full service repair facility for all makes and models of cars, light duty trucks, medium duty trucks, buses and RVs. Our goal is to create an experience so amazing that you feel the need to tell your friends. We offer a Lifetime Warranty on all repairs and 24 month 24,000 mile warranty on maintenance and all other services. Our technicians are factory trained and ASE certified with a combined experience of more than 40 years. Call today with any automotive or diesel repair needs.

  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Classic Car Repair/Restoration
  • Diagnosis
  • Hybrid/Electric
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair
  • Transmission Repair
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  • AAA Member Discount
  • Car Delivery
  • Car Pickup/Dropoff
  • Car Wash
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Free Estimates
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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Makes We Serve
  • Acura
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  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
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Questions Answered by St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel
I have a 2000 Jetta 2.0, I bought the vehi...
I agree with pushrod. If you need any help with this you can call us at 217-469-2018. We are located in St. Joe, IL.
Brake peddle goes Almost all the wayto the...
If your brake fluid reservoir is full and you don't see any external leaks, it could be a master cylinder or ABS unit bypassing. It would be recommended that you get this looked at by a professional immediately. We can fit you in at St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel as early as tomorrow for this concern. You can call us at 217-978-4292 to set up an appointment. The initial inspection won't cost you anything but a moment of your time. From there we can advise you on what course of action to take.
Stops at acc only, won't go to lock position.
Sometimes these vehicles will have a problem with the sensor that monitors what gear is selected or have a misadjusted shift cable. If this is the case you may be able to disconnect the battery for a minute or so and reconnect. If this works, I would recommend getting the vehicle in for service immediately so you don't get stranded. We would love the opportunity to help in any way we can. You can call 217-469-2018 at any time to set up an appointment.
just started today
Could be a number of things. First thing I would do is check your fluids and drive belts to make sure there is nothing obvious. Then check to make sure there are no exhaust or intake air leaks. If you need any help doing this St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel would love to take a quick look for you. Our initial inspection is free and will give you clear next steps in fixing your problem. Call 217-469-2018 so we can help.
There are many different things that can cause this situation. If the shop or person that is helping you now is stumped we would like a chance t help you out. As a repair pal customer that is having a rough time with this I would be happy to extend this to you at no cost as long as you do the repair with us. We are located in St. Joe. Call us at 217-469-2018 and we will do our best to get you back on the road.
The code is for Cooling system performance. Start by checking your coolant level. There is also a Technical Bulletin out for reflashing the PCM if this code persists. We would be able to help with diagnostics and reflashing if necessary. You can call us at 217-469-2018 for further assistance if needed.
Runs fantastic in park/neutral. Runs fanta...
If you ideas do not work, I would also change the fuel filter and then check for vacuum leaks. If it sat for a while, I agree that fuel could be the issue. You may also have rodent damage to vacuum lines, damaged wires etc. Is there a check engine light? If all of these things don't help then checking for DTC's would be next. If you need any help with this St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel can check it out for you. 217-469-2018.
when it was working, when you stop at a re...
Your A/C system could be low on refrigerant, or you might have an air restriction somewhere. It would be best to take it to a shop. St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel would be glad to take a look at it and do a complimentary check of your A/C system at no cost. Call us at 217-469-2018.
It's in a 1995 Winnabago Rialta. Manufactu...
If you are still in need of help I found this link on you tube. if you look in the description of the video it gives detailed info in pdf files. If we can be of any assistance at St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel just give us a call 217-469-2018.
Took the car in to have a check engine lig...
If you are still looking for help with this St. Joseph Automotive & Diesel can help. 217-469-2018. A boost sensor code does not necessarily mean you need to replace the sensor. If you still have this problem we'd love the opportunity to check it out for you.

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