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Good mechanic, great service!!

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Always amazing work

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These guys are great! If you don't need it they don't sell it to you. Hard to find mechanic's you can trust. These guys you can trust.

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honest guys! if you dont need it they dont sell it to you. highly recommend these guys!

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Best automotive service in town!
Nice peoples, professional, reasonable prices.

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Take my fleet trucks here.

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I have used 1st Choice Automative several times in the maintenance of my car. Very professional and honest and also a great listener to the customer's needs. I would definitely use this business again.

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Very good service and communication

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both Alex's are truthful and honest mechanics and do very thorough work.. I've referred them to my friends and trust them both completely

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Alex and Alex are are not only great mechanics they are trustworthy. I trust them to tell me when repairs need to be done because they always show me the parts that they replace. Even if they did'nt show me the parts, I would trust them--they keep all of my family cars running safely.

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Awesome customer service and the most honest guys in town. Would recommend to anyone who is in need of any service whatsoever, they know their stuff and know how to get it done.

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Awesome guys, easy to work with!

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Best mechanic out there.

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Alex changed all my fluids and in doing so seen my spare tire was only hanging on. He ordered the part and changed that out as well. He his always professional and honest.

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Honest repair shop, fixed my bmw 330ci issues, which there were many of. Russian speaking.

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A1 service hands down!! Always get me in and out no matter the issue, sometimes before the day is even over with.

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My 9 year old beetle needed some repairs. I was leery to take the bug back to the dealership again, and was referred to Alex by a trusted friend. Wow! Never in my life have I worked with such an honest, professional, and knowledgeable mechanic. You can tell Alex loves his work, and really knows his way around a car. My car drives better than it has in years. You have customer for life! Thank you!

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Alex and team are the best. Total gentlemen and do an incredible job. Everyone in Jacksonville: go here.

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Alex and Alex have always treated me and my wife with the utmost respect, politeness, and professionalism no matter our families needs. Schedule has never been a problem. They are thorough and they look out for you. Most of all, they are honest cause they value ours and your business. Definitely worth giving them a shot. You'll be glad you did and probably won't ever need another. Thanks to Alex and the team.

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I cannot speak more highly of a Automotive service place to care for my vehicle than 1st Choice Automotive. Very honest, helpful, stands by their work. I have been so pleased in the last 4yrs. with thier business I even bought my Toyota 4runner from them. It is running fabulously. Took it to California and back, no issues at all. Thanks guys.

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Best place in NE Florida to bring your vehicle for maintenance or repair. I would trust Alex and his team with any vehicle problems that you might have regardless the age/model of the vehicle.

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It is the only place I take my Jeep that I trust in Jacksonville or St. Augustine.

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I just had an awesome experience. My daughter has a car that was in need of repair. Alex welcomed her and handled the repairs to perfection. He kept me, who lives in south Florida, involved with what they were doing and the cost of same. He was honest, reasonable and professional! Thank you so much.

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I've my car into this shop twice and have been very impressed both time. Alex is very communicative and explained exactly what he did in both cases. Very quick turn around with my vehicle as well. Would recommend this shop to anyone.

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Alex is the best mechanic i have ever met. So reliable and trustworthy. He always takes the time to explain to you the issues of the car and tell you exactly what is urgent to fix and which things can wait a while. Very proffesional, honest and kind. The waiting room is also very comfortable, it makes is a pleasure to just seat and relax while he takes care of your car. Thank you Alex for your services!

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100% professional! They have good inspection on the cars! Come here if you need to get your car a pre-sale inspection!

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Professional!!! The quality the experience the attention to detail these guys best in town rates the best

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They have maintained all my vehicles (8 of them) since 2016. I wish I had found them sooner. Friendly, courteous, and they get it right the first time. They just repaired and repainted the rear bumper on my Armada. It came out so well that Nissan could take lessons!

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I found a good reliable auto shop mechanic - Thank you Alex :-) He just charged me a quarter of what Pep Boys were going to charge me. I will be back and telling all my friends and family.

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The most honest and fair repair shop i have ever dealt with in my 36 years of living.
My trust will always be with this repair shop.
Thank you to both Alex and Alex for giving our family a great repair shop of awesome qualified people who care .

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I was on a road trip and on my way home and my engine light popped on. Without hesitation I called Alex at 1st Choice Automotive. He quickly told me what to do to diagnose the issue and got back on the road quickly. It's these little things that make Alex and his team there best. I would not our cars anywhere else.

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Great guys, good service with affordable pricing.

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If you are looking for a reliable and honest mechanic, you have come to the right place. Alex and team do a great job at diagnosing the issue and giving a...

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Honest and professional

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Alex maintenance all vehicles with supreme standard. I purchase a car from them and he made sure it was equipped and road ready. The staff are also nice and very informative. They make certain the vehicles are capable of performing. One of the best shops in jacksonville fl.

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Wow! What can I say. Great service. Alex did some mechanic Jedi tricks that they don’t teach in automotive classes. Got my truck back on the road and running right.

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Fast and professional.. will be back in the future

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Awesome shop!!! Very honest and wont sell you things you dont need. I wont send my family or work vehicles anywhere else!!!

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My car broke down downtown and was making a terrible metal grinding noise on top of a flat tire in an area I wasn't too familiar with. As a young woman who knows very little about cars I was practically helpless!! I searched auto repair shops near me and chose 1st Choice Automotive because of their amazing reviews. I'm SO happy I did. They were excellent, honest, and hardworking mechanics who got the job done in a timely manner for a great price. Thank you to the guys at 1st Choice and if I ever need work done again I will be coming here.

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I took my Bmw here to get some new tires and Alex and the rest of the staff were very helpful and professional. They got me in and out of the shop in no time. I highly recommend taking your vehicle to 1st Choice Automotive for any of your vehicle needs!

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Fast and reliable service!!! Reasonably priced for the excellent work preformed! Honest and professional, I'm a local Autobody shop here in town and bring all my vehicles here for all my mechanical needs!

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I took my car to Alex on the recommendation from a ASE certified mechanic from TOYOTA dealership. I was told bu Toyota that they could not figure out how to get an adequate reading on my alignment. Alex test drove my vehicle and was able to diagnose and properly fix my vehicle. I will be taking my vehicles to him from now on!!! He is ASE Certfied and also a Master Mechanic!!

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You can with full confidence bring your vehicle here.
They not only do excellent diagnostics and work, but are totally upfront and honest with you. That’s what drew me to this shop was there honesty. They look out for your best interests! What more could you ask of your mechanic!

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No need to shop around for a new mechanic. You have found it with First Choice. Great work and diagnostics, good price and total honesty. You couldn't ask...

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Great service before and after the sale!

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Bought a Nissan Titan from them. Was worried about a rebuilt title but definitely quality work. I had a problem with the back door after I bought it and they fixed it no problem. Even had it inspected at a dealership (they even drove it the door inspection) and they didn't find problems that the team wasn't already trying to fix and any parts they ordered already they gave me to have/install. 10/10 honesty and quality, would recommend over ANY number of windshield dealership and likely any other dealership to boot. Didn't waste my time though I might have wasted their's.

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My car was making a weird noise when it was idling, and I needed to get my car looked at. I started reading reviews and this shops reviews were really good so I took my car there. It ended up being my water pump and my car needed a few other things. He said my car should still be under warranty for my water pump. He really helped me by contacting Toyota for me at his own loss. I had no idea that I was still under warranty. If he never said anything I would have never known. I am going to let him do the rest of the work needed. I am going to give his name out to friends and family when they need work done on their car!

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Great service all around. Highly recommend this car shop to anyone who wants an honest repair service with workers who truly care about their clients.

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Best mechanic around!

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Mechanics are professionals and efficient!
They have extensive knowledge of all the different cars! I am very pleased with their customer service and how fast they are able to troubleshoot issues.
I would highly recommend this shop for any kind of work, from alignments to motor swaps.

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Took my car in to fix bump-steer issue, new tires, and 4 wheel alignment.
Very happy and satisfied with the service, Mechanics are efficient and professional, had a very good knowledge of my vehicle. I left a very happy customer! !!!HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!!!

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Great service, friendly people, good prices

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Great place highly recommend them

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I went to a few places around town and nobody could figure out what was going on with my 328i BMW, started to get kinda worried knowing how these things can be complex and costly. Went to 1st Choice Auto one bright morning and low and behold one test drive and Alex had it figured out in no time, fixed the same day not one issue ever sense. Great auto mechanic shop with great mechanics I highly advise checking them out if you stay in the first coast area.

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Always great service and fast turn around. Highly recommend this shop for any automotive needs.

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Awesome people and great service

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Great job Alex. It was nice driving home with AC and knowing my car is safe. I'm extremely grateful to you.

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Great shop great prices very friendly staff

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Excellent service and care. They always go above and beyond what I would expect. Fast service. Great price. Great people.

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The guys there are fantastic

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Very knowledgeable and fair

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The best shop that I know, friendly people, exelent service. I do recomend this place if you have problems with your car.

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Everything you want in a local shop - honesty, fair pricing, great people, and experience. Like anyone else, I HATE car trouble but this place knows exactly how to handle even the toughest jobs. 10 stars!!!!

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Nearly two years doing maintenance for my cars. I can say that this guys are the best in the Town. Big thanks to Igor Mazur and Alex R.

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Excellent mechanics. As noted in other reviews, very knowledgeable and honest. This is the only car repair shop that I use. Highly recommend!

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Superior service and very knowledgeable mechanic, also great prices and high quality work!

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This is one of the best auto shops in town. Also, one of the few honest shops. I went trying to get my brakes and tires replaced and were told both still have useful life and might want to hold for a couple more months. Increíble !! What other shop tries to talk you out of spending money with them ?? These guys are my trusted mechanics from now on. They also know what they are talking about and are not full of hot air. Top notch service !! Thanks Alex!

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The only place I trust under the hood of my car with service that's impossible to match!

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1st Choice Automotive is second to none in this business! They are very reliable and I can always count on them to get the job done and accommodate my busy schedule! Thank you Alex at 1st Choice Automotive you guys awesome!

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1st Choice Auto is the only company I trust with mine and my wife's cars. Whether it's a tuneup, oil change, engine work or body repair, Alex and his crew do a phenomenal job. You can trust them to take care of you.

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This past week I took my 2008 BMW in for an oil change. This is probably my 6th visit to this location. The Owner and manager is Igor. You could not ask for a nicer, more honest guy. I have had my oil changed and fluids replaced many times, while I am there people wonder in and out with questions or concerns about their cars. He is always willing to look at anyone's car at no charge to see what he can recommend, and what he recommends is always the least expensive way to fix their problem. No price gauging, no recommendations for services that they do not need. In addition, his whole crew is the same way, always polite and honest. I would not hesitate to recommend this 1st choice automotive.

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Just bought a car and had a super positive experience. Alex is a very straightforward and honest person. Highly recommend!

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I am thankful to mechanics of 1st choice automotive and personally Alex and Igor for the quality repair of my car.

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Alex did a good job diagnosing my car issue. He called me immediately to notify me of the problem and asking me what I wanted to do next. This was important for me because it was a high dollar fix and might have not been worth it given the value of the car. ALSO a clean waiting area and cold refreshments!

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Alex K. did a great job getting my custom bmw perfectly aligned! I highly recommend him for any of your alignment needs.

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Serviced conducted to fix oil issue on wife's car, after receiving car back and spending large sum of money on services, had to put multiple quarts of oil in vehicle within a 2.5 week duration. Took apart see what was "fixed" and found it was not. Then after trying to reach out, I received no returned calls and spotty texts about fixing, brought vehicle there instead. Told me it would be fixed that day or following at latest. Strange time frame, when the labor charge was for 11 hrs of work so not possible. On day five of car being in his possession. Still no fix. Excuses like "he has to wait on Nissan to hear about parts warranty", that is not my issue that is his problem, my warranty is through him and her car should be fixed asap because I am a paid customer. You can't make this stuff up and let this be a warning to whomever decides to get work done through 1st Choice Automotives. FIND SOMEONE ELSE. Me being a paid customer coming back for a mistake made by mechanic, should be the first car worked on and finished, not put on hold. Will never make same mistake twice and will advise others the same.

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We've done business with Alex, his shop is immaculately clean. We bought a vehicle from him that was well care for. We recommend 1St choice automotive.

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Terrific to find good auto mechanics who work hard, do a great job and have exceptionally fair prices! Thank you Alec!

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Thank you for helping my wife and I keep our Toyotas running. A good mechanic is hard to find and one you can trust is even harder. I would have to say that you have the most honest auto shop that I’ve been into.

Your resourcefulness has helped us keep our late model Toyotas up and running at minimal costs. You have been able to solve electrical issues at a fraction of the cost when compared to quotes of hundreds of dollars that we were told at other shops.

Your help in my pre-purchase inspection of my new late model Genesis helped me to know what I was buying and negotiate a better deal.

From oil changes, tires, maintenance checks and batteries, your prices have been very competitive combined with your resourcefulness and honesty we wouldn’t dream of taking our vehicles anywhere else.

You are definitely our 1st and only choice in auto repair and maintenance. You are the best!

Steve Goranson

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Alex is honest, trustworthy and downright helpfull. In a town full of crooked mechanics, this guy is a ray of sunshine!

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Best mechanics in Jacksonville no comparison. Honest, fair and dependable, always go above and beyond. Don't take you vehicle anywhere else.

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This is an auto shop you can trust! Alex and his crew are helpful, prompt and easy to deal with (even if I'm not. :-)) They are top notch at diagnosing and prioritizing jobs that are needed. They also make sure that your vehicle is safe when it leaves their shop. I had a couple of tires that were on the verge of blowing due to tread issues on the inside walls (not visible to the standard walk around). This "catch" saved me from a blow out on the highway or worse! Additionally, when i call to make an appointment, they are on time and get me out in a timely manner.

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Very professional mechanics. They have nice air conditioned waiting area with soda and chairs. You can watch cable tv there also. Reasonable prices. Great service.

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Alex is one of those guys that you can trust to service your car properly and at a reasonable cost. His expertise is unsurpassed. Once you get to know him and his crew you'll never want to go anywhere else.

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Alex was a lifesaver...literally. When my Toyota tried to slide off the road during a thunderstorm, I took it to him and he pointed out that the front tires were wearing unevenly due to poor alignment that my previous mechanic never caught. He swapped out the 2 front tires and aligned the front end and I was good to go. I'll never take my car to anyone else.

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Alex was a lifesaver...literally. When my Toyota tried to slide off the road during a thunderstorm, I took it to him and he pointed out that the front tires were wearing unevenly due to poor alignment that my previous mechanic never caught. He swapped out the 2 front tires and aligned the front end and I was good to go. I'll never take my car to anyone else.

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This place is great, got me in fast and took care of everything I needed, one of the best shops around jax, highly recommended!!

Went back for an alignment check after I hit an object and once again wasn't disappointed. Alex knows exactly what he is doing I recommend talking to him with any services you need done. Great shop, great price.

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I would not go anywhere else. Alex is always available and always has my best interest at heart.

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Its always nice to have a trustworthy auto mechanic that you can rely on. 1st Choice Automotive has provided me and my family with a level of service second to known. I highly recommend using 1st Choice Automotive for all of your automotive needs.

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I have been looking for an honest and competent mechanic since moving to the US 10 years ago. I have finally found First Choice Automotive and I couldn't be happier! Honesty is a rare thing in business these days but you will find it here, where Alex will fix your car at a reasonable rate. You owe it to yourself to go to First Choice Automotive for a fair deal and a great job of diagnosing exactly what is wrong with your car. Very highly recommended!!

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Honest and knowledgeable mechanics at a great price. Alex did an awesome job on my car! Definitely my new place to go to when I need maintenance done.

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Great place! The guys there are awesome knew exactly was wrong with the car. I was in and out with out a problem. Definitely going back next time!

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Alex and his team are very honest and will provide his costumers with quality automotive care!

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Alex was fantastic. I took my truck thinking I had to replace a tire due to a nail puncture but he found the nail didn't penetrate far enough the tire and there was no need to replace it. I was pleasantly surprised by his honesty and the fact that even when he took the time to diagnose the issue there was no charge. I have found my car mechanic for life :-)

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First Choice Automotive is my first choice and only choice for auto repair. They keep both my and my wife's Toyota's running in top shape.

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I feel confident to recommend Alex from First Choice Automotive for anyone needing auto repair or maintenace. Alex and his team are very organized and business oriented. Highly recommend

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Alex and crew at 1st Choice automotive provide excellent service for all my vehicles. Knowledge and experience definitely show when dealing with these guys. You ask a question, you get a honest answer. Will definitely return and recommend to others.

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First and foremost, I wanted to thank Alex at 1st Choice Automotive for the fantastic work he performed on my vehicles. Alex is a rarity in the field of...

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Honest ASE certified mechanic, best price in town, always fast service, thanks Alex.

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Alex is honest, fair and dependable. Well worth the drive!!

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First and foremost, I wanted to thank Alex at 1st Choice Automotive for the fantastic work he performed on my vehicles. Alex is a rarity in the field of automotive mechanics, meaning he is as good with his mind as he is with his hands. Other mechanics don't trouble shoot, but instead use the shotgun approach. They replace everything associated with the problem rather than correctly determining the problem, therefore there is always an opportunity for an unethical mechanic to increase profit. Alex is the most ethical mechanics I've ever done business with. Not only will he troubleshoot, but he also determines the most cost effective manner to the repair without compromising customer safety. I would highly recommend Alex and 1st Choice Automotive to anyone.

Best regards,
Dr. Dave Edenfield

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First and foremost, I wanted to thank Alex at 1st Choice Automotive for the fantastic work he performed on my vehicles. Alex is a rarity in the field of automotive mechanics, meaning he is as good with his mind as he is with his hands. Other mechanics don't trouble shoot, but instead use the shotgun approach. They replace everything associated with the problem rather than correctly determining the problem, therefore there is always an opportunity for an unethical mechanic to increase profit. Alex is the most ethical mechanics I've ever done business with. Not only will he troubleshoot, but he also determines the most cost effective manner to the repair without compromising customer safety. I would highly recommend Alex and 1st Choice Automotive to anyone.

Best regards,
Dr. Dave Edenfield

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I cannot thank Alex enough for the services he provided me yesterday. I took my wife's 2010 Tahoe to him to dismount/mount and balance 4 new tires and do an alignment. The truck now rides as smooth as a Cadillac and the balance is perfect. Also the alignment is dialed in tight. While we had the truck on the lift, he also let me know the brake pads will need replacing soon, and knocked out an oil change for me. My wife is riding good now and there are no worries with having the babies in the car, as its as safe as it can be. I will definitely be a returning customer for all of my maintenance and repair needs. Thank you again!

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The level of work integrity and attention to every details are unmatched.

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world class service

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Took my 1995 BMW M3 to 1st choice and Alex did an excellent job diagnosing my car and saved me several hundred dollars over what everyone else thought it was. Cars running better than ever and I couldn't be happier. I even brought up my wife's car for tires and alignment. It is difficult to find a shop you can really trust, and this is it.

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Fantastic alignment done and friendly service! They treated me like family when I arrived, and until I left.

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great service and quality work.good all around people .

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Awesome crew awesome prices definitely trust them with my car

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Good service. Treated very well. If I'm ever back this way and need service on my car you can be certain they will be my 1st Choice!

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Very friendly. No problems at all. Personable.

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Alex is the BEST! Great business and great people.

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Alex changed 4 tires on my Camry. Great customer service and high quality work. Highly recommend!