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Lefty's Automotive

Founded 1986 • With Angi since April 2006


(55) Verified Reviews

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Phone Number



Chicago, IL 60646


9 employees; ase certified technicians. No appointment necessary. Ask about our complimentary shuttle service....

Verified Reviews

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William B.

As reflected in the A grades, timely, efficient, professional. My battery cable broke while I was reapplying. I called Bill and within 20 minutes I was on my way to pick up my son at the airport.

Description of Work
Oil change, belt replacement, brake job and a few others.

Category auto repair,car inspections



Eric D.

Love this place. Quality work. Fast service. Courteous staff.

Description of Work
Oil Change and Wheel Alignment

Category auto repair




This was the first time I had my car serviced at Lefty's. They were very professional, taking the time to explain clearly before beginning the work what the technical details relating to the job were. They charged me only the price that they had initially quoted and had it ready for me to pickup at the time they stated. Everything was straight forward. I was even offered a lift back to my house as I was leaving the car at the shop preparatory to having it repaired. Since the weather was nice, I turned down this thoughtful gesture, since I needed the exercise. However, I might take them up on the offer next time, if it's in the middle of winter. Another convenient point to note is that Lefty's is within easy walking distance to the Metra Forest Glen commuter train station.

Description of Work
He ran a "check engine light" diagnostics test on my 2000 Toyota Corolla. Determined that one of the Oxygen Sensors ( B1S2) was defective and had to be replaced

Category auto repair



joe E.

I have used them for years.

Description of Work
I used Lefty's Automotive to fix my daughter's car.

Category auto repair



Donald H.

Great service and honestly the fastest around. Kind courteous service ask for Jim or Bill.

Description of Work
Clean master air sensor,throtle body, and synthetic oil change. Been going here over a decade and the do great professional services. Also have emergency towing and loaner vehicles at your service!

Category auto repair



Michael W.

Efficient and timely repair and even gave me a loaner to use while repairs were being made.

Description of Work
Short in electrical system

Category auto repair



Joseph B.

The guy came to my house and checked out my car. It turns out it was no big deal, but he saved me SO much hassle by not having to automatically get my car towed to the dealership, only for the dealership to turn around and tell me it was no big deal. Lefty's customer service cannot be beat, and I cannot say enough good things about them! Thanks Bill!!

Description of Work
So, I called Bill at Rusty's because my car was smelling strongly of gas. He suggested bringing it in for them to take a look at it. I was happy to, however, I am 7 months pregnant, with a small child at home and didn't want to risk driving it over there, in case there was some kind of huge gas leak. The other thing to mention is that my car is still under warranty, so if I did need any work done to it, it would need to be done at the dealership. Bill offered to send one of his guys to my house to take a look and see if he could figure out what was going on with it, since I am located not very far away...even though if there was something wrong, they wouldn't be doing the work for me anyway.

Category auto repair



Bill M.

Went very well. Took my truck in after evaluating work to be done. Described specifically what had to be done and costs. Did the work promptly as I waited. Bill and Jim were very professional and courtious .

Description of Work
Replace heater/ ac fan on my 1997 Chevy Blazer and motor for my windshield washer reservoir.

Category auto repair



Hilton C.

They are honest with the diagnosis. I had a car which I took somewhere and was told that the engine was shot and that I should look at a new car but they fixed that same car for about 300 dollars. It has been running for 25,000 miles more yet it was supposed to be trashed.

Description of Work
I use Lefty's Automotive. They did a diagnostic on air conditioning.

Category auto repair



Julie M.

I thought they did good service. They are efficient and they call you back. If you contact them they get back to you promptly. They did the service when it was scheduled in a timely manner. I would use them again.

Description of Work
I had rear brakes put it.

Category auto repair

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    Payment Options
    Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover
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    Services Offered

    Complete Auto Repair & Maintenance - Domestic & Import Cars & Trucks.

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    Frequently Asked Questions & Answers about Lefty's Automotive

    How is Lefty's Automotive overall rated?

    Lefty's Automotive is currently rated 4.8 overall out of 5.

    What days are Lefty's Automotive open?

    Lefty's Automotive is open:

    Sunday: Closed

    Monday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Thursday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Friday: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

    Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    What payment options does Lefty's Automotive provide

    Lefty's Automotive accepts the following forms of payment: Check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover

    Does Lefty's Automotive offer free estimates?

    Yes, Lefty's Automotive offers free project estimates.

    Does Lefty's Automotive offer eco-friendly accreditations?

    Yes, Lefty's Automotive offers eco-friendly accreditations.

    Does Lefty's Automotive offer a senior discount?

    No, Lefty's Automotive does not offer a senior discount.

    Are warranties offered by Lefty's Automotive?

    Yes, Lefty's Automotive offers warranties.

    What services does Lefty's Automotive offer?

    Lefty's Automotive offers the following services: Complete Auto Repair & Maintenance - Domestic & Import Cars & Trucks.