Auto Repair Services

Auto Repair Services

Boubin Tire & Automotive Service offers full service auto and light truck repair. Serving Northeast Iowa for over 46 years, Boubin operates full service automotive service centers in Cedar Rapids,  Waterloo, Manchester and Independence. Family owned and operated, our auto repair shops offer only the highest quality products with most parts in stock.

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Your family’s automotive safety is our highest priority. Each oil change includes a 74-point inspection and we offer a winter protection program to keep your vehicle operating in peak condition. From alternators to wheel alignments, our ASE certified auto mechanics can get you back on the road fast. Fixed Right – Fixed Fast – That’s Boubin.

Our repair services include:

  • Alternators, Starters & Batteries
  • Belts & Hoses
  • Brakes
  • Computer Engine Diagnostics
  • CV Joints & Axles
  • Electrical Diagnosis & Repair
  • Extended Warranty Service Performed
  • Factory Recommended Maintenance
  • Fluid Flushes
  • Heating and Air Conditioning (at select store locations)
  • Hitch Installation and Wiring
  • Light Engine Service (intake manifold, head, & valve cover gaskets)
  • Mufflers, Exhaust Systems, including Performance & Custom Bent Exhaust
  • Oil Changes
  • Radiator Service or Repair
  • Shocks, Struts, & Suspension
  • Tire Balancing and Repairs
  • Trailer Service & Repairs
  • Tune-ups
  • Water Pump
  • Wheel Alignments

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Vehicle Maintenance Services

We are your logical alternative to the dealership for all scheduled maintenance of your personal vehicle. Boubin has the staff, skills, training, and equipment necessary to perform all required maintenance on your new vehicle while maintaining your warranty.

Fuel Induction System Cleaning

Using specialized equipment, our technicians quickly & effectively clean fuel injectors, intake manifolds, ports, intake valves & combustion chambers. This service will restore lost power & performance & will reduce harmful exhaust emissions.

Cooling System Service

  • Flush cooling system
  • Pressure test
  • Check hoses
  • Cap & check connection
  • Install BG Cooling System Corrosion Kit
 

Power Steering Flush Service

Our technicians use a powerful cleaner to dissolve gum and varnish in your vehicle’s power steering unit. Next we flush old worn-out, contaminated fluid and install fresh new fluid fortified with special antioxidant and anti-wear ingredients to prevent expensive mechanical failures.

Transmission Flush Service

Using the latest in state-of-the-art technology, we will install a safe and effective cleaner to suspend harmful varnish and sludge from the transmission valve body, torque converter, and lines. Flush out all old fluid and install high-tech fluid with conditioners.

Engine Flush Service

Install and circulate a powerful cleaner to remove damaging sludge and deposits (which decrease power and engine life) from your vehicles engine lubrication system. Install high quality oil and a conditioner to prevent oxidation and reduce friction and wear of engine parts.

Battery Service

This service will safely and quickly remove accumulated corrosion deposits from battery terminals and cables. We also install anticorrosion pads to prevent future corrosion deposit formation.

Driveline Service

When driveline lube fluid is left in for too long, your vehicle will experience premature wear of gears, bearings, and seals resulting in differential or transfer case failure. Our driveline service removes worn out gear oil and replaces it with new synthetic gear lubricants.

Brake System Flush Service

Brake fluid draws moisture which oxidizes and contaminates your brake fluid. This will shorten the life of ABS and basic brake components. We power flush the brake system and fill with new Heavy Duty Dot 4 High Temperature Brake Fluid.

Cabin Air Filter Replacement Service

The cabin air filter for your vehicle is designed to remove air borne contaminates like dirt, dust, pollen and pet hair from the air before it enters your vehicle. We encourage following the factory recommended replacement intervals for the air cabin filters in your vehicle.  

Basic 3000 Mile Service

  • Change Engine Oil & Filter
  • Lubricate Vehicle Chassis
  • Top Off Fluids as Needed
  • Perform Maintenance Inspection
  • Vacuum & Clean Windows

Better 5000 Mile Service

  • Perform Basic 3,000 Mile Service
  • Install BG MOA Oil Conditioner
  • Includes Complimentary Roadside Assistance!

Best 5000 Mile Service

  • Perform all Better 5000 Mile Service
  • Install BG MI 3000 Fuel Additive
  • Rotate Tires
  • Includes Engine Protection Plan (See service advisor for details)
Free Shuttle Service and Vehicle pickup and deliver available!