Uncomfortable temperatures can seem all that much worse when you're behind the wheel, but maintaining a functional and efficient AC and heat system in your vehicle doesn't have to be a difficult endeavor. At Famous Automotive And Tire Center, we provide reliable auto AC and heat repair services to drivers throughout Jacksonville, FL.
Treat Yourself to a Comfortable Ride
Whether you use your car on a daily basis or for the occasional road trip, you deserve to be comfortable whenever you're out on the road. At Famous Automotive And Tire Center, our trained mechanics have the skill and knowledge to get your car's AC and heating system working properly. From newer cars to older, used vehicles, we can make temperature control a snap.
With convenient hours and reasonable rates, Famous Automotive And Tire Center is the place to go when you need reliable auto AC and heat repair work. Call or visit our Jacksonville, FL center today for more information or to have your vehicle serviced.
Service every customer like they're famous
Great experience and great customer service
- IV James. 5/15/2020
These guys are awesome, I was with my wife and 2 small children doing our weekly grocery shopping at walmart across the street when my low pressure sensor came on in our car. I saw a screw in the tread of my tire. I took it here and they were nice enough to patch our tire for FREE, within 40 minutes because we had groceries in the heat. These guys are awesome. Give them your business.
- Mister M. 5/15/2020
As a first time customer, I was expecting great customer service, and Famous Automotive definitely met above my expectations. Not only that, but also it was closer to home. Took my Volkswagen Passat in for a bad coolant leak and a wheel alignment, it was professionally taken care of. Staff were wonderful, very friendly no hassle people who care for their customers. Prices were decent compared to the other shops out here. This place was well worth it. Thanks Famous Automotive for all of the wonderful work you've done to my vehicle, and will be back for my next upcoming repair.
- Alex Davis. 4/29/2020
I had to get new tires and I found this company through Google and the reviews left by other people. So I called them and asked for pricing and they were professional and informative and gave suggestions. I decided to make an appointment for the next day and it was a quick and smooth one. Despite being told it would take 1.5 - 2 hours for my car, it took them 45 minutes. There weren’t a lot of customers on Sunday morning, so that helps when there are less customers. Also, I’m Deaf and I prefer the paper and pen method to communicate and they were non hesitant about doing it to ensure I understood everything regarding my car. Great people! You’ll be happy you picked this place.
- Farrah Selleck. 4/24/2020
Guari, the customer service rep at the counter is amazing. This is my third time up here in six months as I have three vehicles and he is always well spoken, polite, and accommodating. I watch him be consistent with the other customers as well. This is good stuff! Thought I would let the community know.
- Ray Turrentine. 4/6/2020
Very professional staff and honest. Had a nail in my tire. They informed me that it did not puncture the interior of the tire so it didn’t need patching or replacing. Didn’t charge me anything. I was on my way in 20 minutes. Highly recommend.
- Laura Christian. 3/11/2020
Great people, fast professional service, they get all my tire business
- Michael Kraft. 3/11/2020
There is not enough good I can say about this business and the people who run it! This shop is a true example of what shops were in the good old days! My car is there now having some major repairs, my husband had his truck there a couple of weeks ago and our son had a lift kit and New Tires installed last month. They are without a doubt the most professional, friendly, fair priced shop I've ever done business with. Have an issue with your vehicle? Call them they'll tell you to bring it on up and they'll do the diagnostic, give you the cost to repair, tell you how long it will take . They stay true to the schedule and deliver a top notch repair. NO HAGGLING, NO UP SELLING, NO PRESSURE. We own two businesses and both are very Customer Service Driven...Famous Automotive runs their business with the same concept of customer service as we do and nothing can beat that! Thank you Guari, Sam and all the staff for making us feel like family!
- Rose . 2/19/2020
- Clint Parrott. 2/13/2020
Only been there once, but so far it seems good. They do free suspension/brake inspections and when I got mine the result came across to me as pretty honest.
- Dan Strait. 2/13/2020
I took my car to Famous Automotive And Tire Center for the very first time today, to fix a tire with a slow leak. They starting working on it very quickly, and when they were done shortly thereafter, they didn't even charge me. Wow! I'm taking my car business to them from now on!
- Rick Powell. 2/12/2020
The staff at Famous is amazing! Sam has gone above and beyond to help with my mazda! He was there every step of the way while I was dealing with the dealership. I can not thank him enough for his service. I will continue to refer anyone and everyone to Famous. Thanks Sam!!!
- Jamie Davis. 2/7/2020
Wanted to share how great Famous Automotive & Tire Center really is with a real life example of kindness and service. Our nanny, new to this country and having never owned a vehicle before, purchased a used car from a dealership. She knows very little about engines and what to look for and bought the car having only test driven it and looked at the exterior body and interior. She took it in to Famous the next day as her brakes were squeaking and I told her it was likely brake pads that needed to be replaced. The Famous team put it up and found the entire underside was so corroded and rusted that it would need almost $2K of repairs. This was not a high end car, a used Nissan that she paid around $5K for. Clearly she was not going to put $2K into a $5K car, especially since she had just purchased it the day prior. The Famous crew DID NOT CHARGE HER A CENT for this work. They didn't fix anything; however, they took the time to put the car up, examine it and allowed her to take photos, probably 45 mins of work. She took the car back to the dealers and while they wouldn't refund her, they gave her a car of equal value in exchange and allowed her to take the car to a shop to have it looked over this time first before she purchased it. She takes it back to Famous and has them examine it again and it gets a clean bill of health......once again AT NO CHARGE. She purchased this car this time knowing that the Famous team inspected it for her.
She needed front tires replaced after a few weeks and did not even consider shopping around anywhere else, Famous Tire is now her go to repair shop for any/all services.
I have personally went here several times and always come away satisfied. I am not a gear head and only know the basics behind maintenance and am leery of repair shops but the Famous crew is decent and honest and I would not hesitate to recommend them to anyone needing services on their vehicle.
So nice to see businesses like this still exist. Bravo.
- Eric Jones. 1/28/2020
Had a flat and drove on a donut to Famous. Sam, the manager, took care of everything quickly and professionally. Patched up my tire and didn't even charge me anything. I will definitely come here again whenever I need anything in the future.
- Prasanth Krish. 1/24/2020
(Translated by Google) Very professional
- Omar Castillo. 1/17/2020
Great service. Go see Guady. He is upfront and honest. Like any other shop, they try to sell you everything under the sun and make it seem "iminenet" but they are not high pressure and take no for an answer. As shops go, this is a good one. Prices are fair, ask for coupons when you arrive and save! Got here at 7, put by 9. Nice. Highly recommend.
- MATHIAS WIDGEON. 1/15/2020
Jay, just wanted to let you know that your great service was exhibited again yesterday by your manager and ?Obee. I stripped my wheel lock at home trying to get a tire back on. Your guys used an industry trick to get the other three off so I could install my normal lug nuts. No charge, just taking care of community customers. I don't go anywhere else. I know you will be very competitive And I always get the best customer service. Appreciate your philosophy.
- Randy Studt. 1/14/2020
This was my first experience per my mother’s recommendation and she knew what she was talking about. I (thankfully) only needed a tire patched but the gentlemen working here were so courteous and helpful. I was also pleasantly surprised how clean and spacious the waiting room was. I highly recommend and will definitely return for further service!
- Bethany Douglas. 0/31/2020
I love famous automotive. Not only are they friendly and professional, I trust them to keep my family safe on the road. They do a great job with oil changes, tire work and any other work I need done. I would highly suggest you try them, I’m sure you’ll love them!
- Randall Bogani. 0/9/2020
Amazing store!! Amazing staff!!
Sam and his crew went above and beyond to take care of my vehicle. Very friendly and outgoing. No hassle. Had 4 tires installed and alignment and was by far best priced in town. Ive called 2 other shops and they couldnt get near his price. I recommend Sam and his team to anyone i know and dont know. He treats everyone equally. Il be coming here for all my vehicles and my kids vehicles.
- Sam Nyjiah. 0/2/2020
This is my second time going to Famous tire and both experiences were great!! They have good price’s and it isn’t one of those places that will screw you over into paying a lot. Thank you for the amazing customer service and the quick return time!
- Tyler Land. 0/2/2020
Great place!!! Great people!!! These guys at this shop went above and beyond trying to help my Family and I get back on the road. We were blessed to have them help us out also put up with my dog. Great guys very honest and sincere. I would definitely recommend this place!!! Blessings to you guys!!!
- Brayan Senquis. 0/2/2020
Brought my wife's Hummer H2 in for a rear main seal and oil pan gasket. Calvin is top notch..The guys found my water pump was leaking and my pinion gasket. They fixed all issues at a very fair price and took good care of us in a very timely manor. Theses guys are top shelf. They earned my buisness from here on out. I highly recomend them.
- Jaguar Heavy. 11/29/2019
Whats not to love!! Friendly, knowledgeable staff!!
- Patti Chiaravalloti. 11/10/2019
EXCELLENT customer service. Went last minute and they took care of me.... got an oil change, wheel alignment, brakes replacement and tune up. Maybe a few more things but my car just feels brand new out the shop, they are so sweet and very knowledgeable. If you need anything done with your car just stop by here or any of there locations , you will be in good hands.
- Amber Cosme. 10/29/2019
Outstanding service. Got me right in and out in about an hour! Very helpful and friendly. Highly recommend!
- mkhad1 . 10/23/2019
- Shorty Robbins. 10/22/2019
Best in town, best in the business.
- George Elabu. 10/17/2019
I went Famous Automotive & Tire Center to get my car checked out on why it was overheating when I stop. I literally went to the kangaroo by burger king on 17 to get a drink. Backed up out of my parking spot then went to put my car in drive and it just stayed in park. I was stuck in the middle of the parking lot. I called my boyfriend freaking out. Then I decided I was going to call Calvin and see what they could do for me. Calvin asked what's wrong and I explained to him and Calvin literally said "I'm sending Corey to help you!!" Not even 5 minutes and Corey pulled in and rigged my car so I could get to the shop so they could fix it!! If it wasn't for them my car wouldn't have been fixed. Really awesome guys there and very honest!!
- Constance Stinson. 10/12/2019
Employees were nice and helpful.
- April Eudy. 10/11/2019
I stopped by Famous Automotive in Julington Creek for service and was impressed with their clean waiting room, nice greeting and fast service.
- Jason Page. 10/3/2019
I visited the Julington Creek store today to have 4 new tires installed. The store manager, Calvin quoted me great pricing on new Michelins and had them ordered and installed in record time for me. I own a small business with a fleet of trucks and Famous Automotive has been my go to spot for my automotive needs since Calvin joined their team. I encourage all to give them a try.
- Tucker Evans. 9/28/2019
Just left this location and could not have recd better service. They handled my problem quickly and were more than fair. Was in and out in 10 minutes. Thanks guys!!!!! Tommy Lee
- Becky Lee. 9/28/2019
Friendly, helpful, and quick. No pressure and honest!
- David Alberts. 9/21/2019
Let me start by saying I’ve had some bad experiences with other auto service’s in the area and was looking for a better option. I had an oil leak so I found Famous Automotive while doing research. I took it in for a repair estimate. Although the repair was expensive the cost was not unexpected for this type of work on my particular vehicle. They provided a detailed explanation of all work required, so I approved the work and crossed my fingers. When I was still having issues they were addressed and corrected satisfactorily. So far, everything has been fine.
I can definitely recommend the excellent service team here.
- Martin Gearns. 8/28/2019
Well priced and amazing service!
- K B. 8/17/2019
My name is Aubrey Wilson, i have a 2011 MIT Galant. My tire blew out on the road about 4 miles from this shop. Desperate i threw on the spare and took it over. All my tires were in bad shape. I hate buying tires. They cost too much IMO. Not only did Calvin and his team take care of me, he gave me a more than fair price! I will go no where else ever again!! Thank you Calvin and the Team at Famous!
They do more than just tires too. Oil changes balance rotation, it’s a real shop with real pros! I won’t let anyone else touch my car from this point on!
- Aubrey Wilson. 8/16/2019
Calvin and the team did a great job. Tires were competitively priced and the service was outstanding. Tires, alignment and oil change all expertly done in a timely fashion. The legacy Jay and all created at Sun Tire lives on here at Famous Automotive.
- Bill Hampel. 8/13/2019
Excellent customer service and a well kept comfortable waiting lobby. Price? I don't know yet. Went there for a flat repair and they didn't charge me. I was delighted. This has become my go to shop now!
- Enrique Alvarez Sanchez. 8/3/2019
Calvin and the staff did a fantastic job ! Outstanding price, hight quality work and incredible customer service !
- Robert Sullivan. 7/30/2019
Excellent experience for a minor tire fix on a Sunday morning. I was greeted when I arrived, and requested help with a front tire issue (slow leak). They took my car in, and fixed the valve stem leak (replaced the valve stem no charge) in about 15 minutes, took my car out on the road to assure tire pressure was OK, and told me what to look out for in the event the tire encounters additional problems. I am not a Google fan by any means but logged on to specifically give these guys a shout out and for giving great customer service on a Sunday morning! I appreciate it greatly and I will recommend you to my neighbors and co-workers who live in the area. The best of luck to you and our business!
- Mike Rogalski. 7/25/2019
Great customer service! Highly recommend going here!!!
- Kara Hinckley. 7/24/2019
I was super bummed when Jay left Suntire. Then I found out he started Famous Auto, THEN I found out there was a Famous Auto just down the road from my home. Both Calvin and Jay’s son Sam run an awesome store. Every time I go there, I get top service which is what I expected knowing how good Jay was at Suntire. Excellent service, great prices. I always heard not to trust mechanics. In this world, it’s hard to find ANYONE trustworthy. These guys are fantastic!!!
- Dennis Mizrahi. 7/24/2019
Thank you Calvin and the rest of the crew at Famous Automotive and Tire Center. You and your crew go above and beyond service. I drive from the other side of Jacksonville to come see you guys and will continue to. Best service and customer attention around!!!!!
- Robert Reilly. 7/20/2019
Great staff and honest people here will definitely be back for all my automotive needs.
- Jerry Fakhouri. 7/20/2019
Fantastic service. Highly recommend Famous! Prices are excellent as well.
- Nils Ranneklev. 7/5/2019
Awesome job, friendly people and fast service - exactly what you want in automotive service. Famous has a new customer!
- Wade Thrower. 7/4/2019
Another great experience today! I first heard of Famous automotive through word of mouth by other moms in my area. Every time I take my car here they are thorough and never try to uncharge me! They checked my brakes and plugged my tire that had a screw jammed in it for free. Customer for life!
- Nicole Wroten. 6/29/2019
Fast friendly quality care
- rick rivers. 6/29/2019
This is my second time using this company. They have been very professional, quick and took good car of me and my cars.. I'll be using them again!
- Jackie Sanford. 6/23/2019
This is my favorite place I’ve ever taken a car to. The guys are honest, friendly, and up front about everything. Pricing is great and the work gets done efficiently and professionally. Definitely recommend them to anyone I know 👍🏻👍🏻
- Ashley Russ. 6/10/2019
Awesome service as always. They are very helpful and informative. I appreciate the guidance I get when I come in for service on my car. Thank you.
- Brenda Kay Corbin. 6/6/2019
I had no appointment but they got my truck in for an oil change in about 15 minutes. So, I say good service.
- Gregory Haynes. 6/5/2019
It’s July 3 and I wanted 2 tires swapped and balanced. They are loaded up with work but they took on my job and fit my car in and didn’t seem bothered at all!!
Plus they have super fast WiFi!!
- Exec Video. 6/3/2019
Amazing service and lightning fast, professional repairs, Thank you Famous Automotive, for treating me like I was the one that was famous! 💪🏽💪🏽💪🏽
- Austin Smith. 5/29/2019
I took my car here for the first time today with an electrical problem. I received prompt and courteous service, and most importantly, they were honest and reasonably priced. I highly recommend.
- cigarsandscotch . 5/25/2019
Grateful for great service today! I went in without an appointment to have my headlight replaced. Most places try to refuse me for headlight service because the old Volkswagen beetles are difficult to change out. They took my car without an issue and even with several other cars being worked on, they immediately pulled my car back to be serviced. I figured it would take some time so I left and had a call within 15 minutes of leaving that it was ready. Turns out the headlight was just loose and they handed my keys with no charge. Super friendly and helpful. Thank you!
- Valerie Larson. 5/24/2019
Unbelievable service. Great guys. Will definitely make them my one stop.
- Susan Peters. 5/18/2019
There were problems on my repair, but it was handled well and professionally. I would trust these guys again, just because how they treated me as a customer
- Jim Mcgarry. 5/4/2019
- Reka Beane. 5/4/2019
Highly recommend Famous Automotive! Calvin is the best and everyone there has great customer service! Wouldn’t go anywhere else.
- Hayley Beard. 5/3/2019
Great customer service very clean shop will be back for all my automotive needs
- Danny Winters. 4/8/2019
Great management and great service technicians!!!! Job well done at a fair price ever time
- Clinton Staats. 3/29/2019
Great time, very fair and honest gentlemen! Will take the time to explain what’s going on and address only the issue present (no overcharging or selling unnecessary services/repairs). Get your peace of mind with vehicle repair and maintenance here.
- Randy R. 3/15/2019
These guys are great! I called them about tire pressure sensor activation and they quoted me a price that was different than 2 other places. I asked why and they walked me thru the whole process so I knew what to expect. None of the other places did that. Brought my vehicle to them and they said it would be an hour due to other vehicles ahead of me (which I respected and was OK with). 10mins later my vehicle was done and ready to go. Their honesty and customer service has earned my business moving forward. I highly recommend FAMOUS AUTOMOTIVE and TIRE CENTER. Give them a shot to earn your business.
- Chad Bohms. 2/26/2019
Great. In and out. Had appointment.
- Gene House. 2/20/2019
Fantastic service and fair prices. My family has been there several times and will never go anywhere else. Sam's the man!!
- Don Angle. 2/13/2019
Highly recommended. Calvin is the man!!!
- Monica Scott. 2/7/2019
Jay and his knowledgeable staff are great. I had my tires balanced in my alignment done which came out great. I will definitely be back in the future.
- Google Review. 0/31/2019
Awesome place and great prices
- Kamal Fakhouri. 0/30/2019
Went in there yesterday cranky and cold because my brand new battery went dead in my truck and my tire kept losing air and I had just been to the dealer. They took care of me even though they were extremely busy. New battery, large nail taken out of the tire and tire repaired at no cost, oil change, and reset the computer in the truck so tires were correctly identified (unlike the dealer who rotated the tires but never reset the computer so the car said right wheel leaking when it was really front wheel). I highly recommend this shop. I will no longer be taking my car to the dealer but, will instead, head over to Famous Automotive. I left in a great mood and the truck is purring right along. I enjoy when I can support local merchants and will be taking my other car to this shop soon for an oil change as well. These guys are good!
- Marsha Palmer. 0/30/2019
Absolutely fantastic customer service. A different tire company told me that I needed an entirely new tire, they were able to patch my tire. They were prompt, called me back immediately. I was very impressed!
- Alexandria Turnage. 0/6/2019
We are so thankful for everyone's support and giving us an opportunity to take care of you in 2018 . We hope 2019 is a great year for all.. happy new year
- jay fakhouri. 11/30/2018
Calvin is very customer service oriented. Their prices are great and they are quick. Thanks, Calvin!
- Flippin Carter. 11/18/2018
Great prices, very honest people, ZERO pressure for add-on services and my car has been ready when promised OR SOONER. It’s the little things like that which keep me loyal to business. I can get tires anywhere - it’s the manager Calvin that keeps me and my family coming back over and over.
- K Langford. 10/30/2018
Can’t say enough about the team at Famous Automotive. They continue to take care of our vehicles with the utmost care and honesty. We love that they have a location so close to home now, too! Highly recommend!
- Alana Calderon. 10/30/2018
Cannot say enough about Famous Automotive. Jay and his staff are fair, honest, and efficient. I highly recommend them for all your automotive needs!!!
- Leo Calderon. 10/27/2018
Great company to do business with. Jay has been in the industry for years and I’ve personally used him for all of our car care needs (and referred many friends) for over 10 years. He has put together a great and trustworthy team and they do a great job at a fair price.
- Rob C. 10/24/2018
In and out in a jiffy. Confirmed it was just the batter and not the alternator. Confident and trusted.
- Howard Flaschen. 10/20/2018
If you want great service and fair pricing please visit. I highly recommend!! Calvin is the best!
- Monica Strickland. 10/11/2018
Prompt, courteous service at very reasonable prices. They have certainly earned my repeat business.
- Eddy Coopmans. 10/8/2018
Amazing complete service. The staff is kind and knowledgeable and they completely check and double-check at each step and with a quick efficiency. God bless you all. Amen!
- Jameel Akel. 9/9/2018
Friendly, honest and excellent service
- Paul Spanjer-Furstenburg. 8/20/2018
Had a nail in my tire! Sam got me in and out and didn’t charge me! Great service and they didn’t try to up sell me!
- Blake Fisher. 8/16/2018
Great and honest service!
- Deborah Bishara. 8/14/2018
Best service and prices in town!! These guys are friendly and explain everything. I was in and out in a timely manner! Go check them out for all of your automotive needs!!!