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Welcome to Dave's Garage, your car service in South Bend, IN!

 

Dave's Garage has been in the community for 58 years. We specialize in engine diagnostics, suspension and steering repair. Along with having the most up to date diagnostic equipment and alignment equipment available, we also specialize in major and minor repair on light trucks, domestic and foreign cars.

If you’re looking for auto repair in South Bend, IN, you’ve found us. Here at Dave's Garage we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a South Bend car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Dave's Garage we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in South Bend offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our South Bend car service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well, because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in South Bend, we are totally confident that Dave's Garage is the best option in town!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in South Bend, IN

What sets Dave's Garage from all of the others in South Bend, IN?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in South Bend, IN, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Dave's Garage you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the auto repair South Bend table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in South Bend, IN, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

About Dave's Garage South Bend, IN

For years Dave's Garage has been there for the people of South Bend. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair South Bend has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff see their work here at as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Dave's Garage was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Dave's Garage the best car service in South Bend!

Are you ready to experience the best South Bend car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2012 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
135,966
Service Date
4/8/2021
Services Performed
  • Change oil, top off fluids & set tire pressure
  • ENGINE OIL PRESSURE – Check – 1500,V8,Gas/Ethanol – [Includes: R&I Intake Manifold.]
  • OIL PUMP – Remove & Replace – 1500,V8,Gas/Ethanol,4WD w/Skid Plate – [Includes: Perform Relearn procedure.]
 
Jim C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/8/2021

2015 Kia Optima

Kia Optima

Mileage
51,169
Service Date
4/5/2021
Services Performed
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Flush engine, radiator, and heater core in both directions. Bring antifreeze to -35 degrees. PH balance coolant to between 9.8 to 10.5. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation.
 
Ken S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2021

2009 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu

Mileage
146,400
Service Date
4/2/2021
Services Performed
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – Front,Hub & Bearing Assy,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
Greg E. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/2/2021

2006 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica

Mileage
140,838
Service Date
4/1/2021
Services Performed
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Pressure
  • STEERING GEAR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Adjust toe-in on Rack and Pinion type Steering Gears. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed.]
  • Test drive vehicle. Set up to measure alignment specs. on all four wheels and adjust front toe angle
 
Connie W. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2021

2010 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
199,105
Service Date
3/31/2021
Services Performed
  • CONTROL ARM – Remove & Replace – Lower,One Side – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • Test drive vehicle. Set up to measure alignment specs. on all four wheels and adjust front toe angle
  • TIE ROD &/OR END – Remove & Replace – Outer,Both – [Includes: Adjust toe-in only. NOTE: Deduct .4 if alignment is also performed. NOTE: Manufacturer recommends removal of Rack and Pinion Steering Gear when replacing Inner Tie Rod End(s) on some models
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – Front,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
Len L. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2021

2010 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
132,846
Service Date
3/31/2021
Services Performed
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
Michael S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2021

2005 Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse

Mileage
208,913
Service Date
3/5/2021
Services Performed
  • Weld In New Resonator
 
Scott C. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/27/2021

2004 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Mileage
154,086
Service Date
3/25/2021
Services Performed
  • HEADLAMP BULB – Remove & Replace – One Side,w/o HID Lamps
 
Sarah W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/25/2021

2006 Pontiac G6

Pontiac G6

Mileage
153,521
Service Date
3/17/2021
Services Performed
  • Mount and balance 4 tires
 
Pam B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/17/2021

2004 Dodge Durango

Dodge Durango

Mileage
154,559
Service Date
3/15/2021
Services Performed
  • HEATER CORE – Remove & Replace – Front – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Flush engine, radiator, and heater core in both directions. Bring antifreeze to -35 degrees. PH balance coolant to between 9.8 to 10.5. Check thermostat and electric cooling fan operation.
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Test system performance.
 
Milton L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/15/2021

2004 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
159,922
Service Date
3/12/2021
Services Performed
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove & Replace – Front or Rear
  • Scan PCM for current and history codes.
 
Melissa W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2021

2012 Buick LaCrosse

Buick LaCrosse

Mileage
91,932
Service Date
3/12/2021
Services Performed
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove & Replace – FWD Rear,One Side – [DOES NOT include wheel alignment.] – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable).]
 
David P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2021