FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Do You Offer Specials For Business Accounts?

Ruggless Auto Service is a local business that understands the importance of local businesses, too. If you are a company with a fleet of vehicles, we offer discount services and monthly billing options. Contact us today to learn more!

Can I Receive An Estimate Without Bringing My Vehicle To Your Auto Repair Shop?

While you can call over the phone and inquire about an estimate, it may not be as accurate as if you bring your vehicle in. For example, we can quote you for a water pump replacement, but if it turns out you also need to replace your timing belt, that could drive the price up. It is better and more accurate to bring your vehicle into our repair shop for an exact quote.

Do You Service Brakes?

Ruggless Auto Service provides full-service to your brake system. Your brake system is one of the primary safety components of any vehicle and our certified mechanics help ensure they are in pristine condition.

Do You Service Tires?

We provide tire sales and service, including wheel balancing, tire rotation, and tire pressure monitoring systems service.

Do I Need An Appointment For Auto Repair or Maintenance Service?

Ruggless Auto Service has appointments and walk-ins. If you would like to schedule an appointment, contact our auto repair shop. If you need emergency service or want to take your chances without an appointment, we provide service for that too. There may be a waiting time. We advise you to call ahead of time and schedule service, we may be able to provide same-day service!

What Type of Vehicles Do You Service?

Our ASE-Certified mechanics provide auto repair service for all makes and models in Springfield, Illinois, including foreign and domestic vehicles.

What Is Considered Preventative Maintenance?

Preventative maintenance from Ruggless Auto Service includes tire service (rotation, balancing, and alignment) oil changes, and engine tune-ups. Preventative auto service helps extend the longevity of your vehicle and ensure that it is at its peak performance.

How Can I Prepare My Car For Winter?

Before winter approaches, inspect your antifreeze level and condition. If your antifreeze is a rust color, it may be time to flush and refill your cooling system. Check your oil and see if it is time to have an oil change. Inspect your battery, a weak one is at risk of failing in the cold. Check the condition of your tires and inspect your brake system. If you don’t feel comfortable performing these tasks, Ruggless Auto Service would love to do it for you.

Why Is My Check Engine Light On?

Your vehicle is made of a complex system of sensors and computerized components that oversee your engine’s performance and emissions. When a component fails, the “check engine” light shows up on your dashboard letting you know there may be a potential problem. Our auto repair shop can run a diagnostics test to pinpoint the source of the problem.

How Often Should I Rotate My Tires?

Rotating your tires should be a regular maintenance service, you should have them rotated when you have your oil changed or every 6,000 miles. If you ignore the need to rotate your tires, it can cause premature tire wear.

If You Service My Vehicle, Will It Void My Dealership Warranty?

Ruggless Auto Service can provide all your auto repair and maintenance needs without voiding your factory warranty. However, your dealership must perform all factory warranty and recall work. While we can perform all other auto repair and maintenance work, it doesn’t make sense to not use the dealer if the work is “free”.

Where Is Your Closest Auto Repair Location in Springfield, Illinois?

Our auto repair location is at 3417 Constitution Dr, Springfield IL 62711.

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