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Helmut & Vito's Service and Parts

Founded 1977 • With Angi since June 2010

5.0

(20) Verified Reviews

Business Highlights

Emergency Services OfferedEmergency Services Offered
Auto Service
Auto Inspections
Auto Tires
Auto Sales
Auto Radiators
Auto Transmission
Auto Mufflers
COVID-19 Update
We are actively performing full services. We are taking additional precautions to protect our customers.

Health & Safety Measures

We will sanitize the workspace and all areas touched
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Description

Helmut & Vito's Service and Parts opened for business in September of 1977. For the past 30+ years it has been the definitive European import, auto repair shop in the suburbs of Chicago. Both Helmut and Vito retired from the business to relax and spend more time with the grandchildren. They still stop by to say “Hello” and to make sure that we are doing it right. Since 2008, transition between original and new owners been seamless. Jim and Tony were both previously employed for years by “The Wise Ones”. Over the years they learned all the tricks-of-the-trade from the masters. Our Promise: We both want to thank all of our customers for continuing to support our small shop. In return, we promise to continually improve, update and guarantee that your experience will be nothing but better. Whether it's a complex technical problem or just a routine tune-up or oil change, let Helmut and Vito's factory trained experience go to work on your Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche, Volvo, Audi or VW....

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Verified Reviews

A few reviews for this pro...
5.0

03/04/2017

We trust Helmut & Vito's implicitly. If they say it needs to be done....it needs to be done. We have 6 vehicles between 4 drivers and we gladly take the Bentley to Helmut & Vito's over the dealer anytime. I deal with Adam primarily - incredibly professional, patient, knowledgeable and he provides excellent customer service to go with the outstanding mechanic services provided. We couldn't be happi...

Description of Work
We have used Helmut & Vito's for everything from Oil Changes to trying to find the source of a high pitched noise heard while simply following the curve in a road. Battery replacement - battery keepers installed, etc. Brakes and so on.

Category auto repair

5.0

01/04/2016

It went very well. I had it towed there, and they were very nice. I've been going there for a little while, and they're always very nice. They sometimes don't even charge me to take a look at what's wrong!

Description of Work
My alternator failed in my VW Golf. They replaced it. They also did some standard lube & tune-up work while they had it, and found a mouse nest in my blower motor that they removed.

Category auto repair,car inspections

5.0

11/12/2015

I play musical cars w/ Helmut and Vito's (one car goes in, and when that's done, I swap it out with next car in line, etc.) - I bring in all of my cars, my parent's cars, and my in-laws cars. My 06 Volvo XC90 had some electronic modules that shorted out - quote from dealership for part alone knocked me over. Helmut and Vito use a shop on the east coast that was able to repair the units. All said, ...

Description of Work
3 vehicles total - Routine maintenance for 2 vehicles (oil change, tire rotation), repair of 2 electronic modules (modules were shipped out to repair shop) of one vehicle. (dealer quotes for new two modules along is over $3000).

Category auto repair,car tires

5.0

11/11/2015

Way cheaper than Mercedes dealership and excellent work. We love these guys. We moved to the city but still bring our cars back to DG for them to work on. They are that good.

Description of Work
Repaired electrical in the car so the keyless remote would work

Category auto repair

5.0

04/26/2015

Tony and company evaluate your car and give you an estimate, which is right on. Work done sooner than promised. They take ownership and pride in their work.

Description of Work
Change Alternator

Category auto repair,car inspections

    Services Offered

    Bosch and ASE certified, engine work, electronics, transmission, suspension, drivetrain, brakes, AC & heat, emissions, tire, alignment, oil and fluids & pre-purchase inspections.

    Services Not Offered

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    General Information
    Free Estimates
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    Eco-Friendly Accreditations
    No
    Payment Options
    Discover, MasterCard, Visa, Financing Available
    Senior Discount
    No
    Emergency Service
    Yes
    Warranties
    Yes