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Welcome to Built To Last Automotive Service, your car service in Durango, CO!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Durango, CO, you’ve found us. Here at Built To Last Automotive Service we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Durango car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Built To Last Automotive Service 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 Durango offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our Durango 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 Durango, we are totally confident that Built To Last Automotive Service is the best option in town!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in Durango, CO

What sets Built To Last Automotive Service from all of the others in Durango, CO?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Durango, CO, 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 Built To Last Automotive Service 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 Durango table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Durango, CO, 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 Built To Last Automotive Service Durango, CO

Built To Last is a family owned and operated business. Jeff Howard is the owner and one of the highly skilled ASE MASTER certified technicians working in the garage. We have a very diverse group of knowledgeable technicians and service advisors that enables us to service about anything you can drive onto the lot. Our main goal is to provide our customers with the confidence that they are receiving honest, and the highest level of automotive repair.

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

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2006 Hummer H3

Hummer H3

Mileage
158,148
Service Date
11/12/2018
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE. CHECK ALL SUSPENSION AND STEERING PARTS FOR WEAR. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND CONDITION. CHECK RIDING HEIGHT. CHECK ALIGNMENT OF ALL FOUR WHEELS. ADJUST CASTER, CAMBER, TOE-IN, AND THRUST ANGLE AS NEEDED ON ALL FOUR WHEELS. CENTER STEERING WHEEL.
 
MATT G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/14/2018

2015 RAM ProMaster 3500

RAM ProMaster 3500

Mileage
6,541
Service Date
11/9/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON ARRIVAL WE SCANNED PCM PULLED CODE P241D-SELECTIVE CATALYST REDUCTION INDUCEMENT-FORCED ENGINE SHUT DOWN. NORMALLY THIS CODE IS ACCOMPANIED BY ANOTHER CODE. WE SUSPECT THESE OTHER CODE(S) HAVE BEEN CLEARED. WE REMOVED DEF TANK, AND EMPTIED. FILLED DEF TANK WITH KNOWN GOOD DEF FLUID, FLUID LEVEL IS ONLY READING AT 25% FULL, WE TRIED PERFORMING A RESET ON DEF TANK LEVEL – IT WILL NOT RESET AT THIS TIME. WE WERE ABLE TO GET IT OUT OF LOCK OUT MODE (REDUCED SPEED) IT WILL NOW DRIVE ANY SPEED WITH 35 MILES LEFT ON CYCLE, THEN IT WILL LOCK OUT AGAIN. CUSTOMER IS TAKING VEHICLE TO THE DEALER FOR FURTHER TESTING.
 
TY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/13/2018

2008 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
67,229
Service Date
11/5/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE POWER STEERING IDLER PULLEY HAS FAILED, WILL NEED TO REPLACE AND THEN RETEST, INSTALLED NEW IDLER PULLEY AND RETEST, NOISE IS GONE, DO RECOMMEND PERFORMING POWER STEERING FLUSH DUE TO FLUID CONDITION, PERFORMED POWER STEERING FLUSH AND TEST DROVE, OK AT THIS TIME
  • REPLACE THE IDLER PULLEY
  • USE CLEANER TO DISSOLVE AND SUSPEND VARNISH AND GUM IN VEHICLES POWER STEERING UNIT. RID ENTIRE UNIT OF ALL OLD FLUID AND CONTAMINANTS. INSTALL NEW FLUID FOR BOTH SECTOR AND RACK AND PINION. ROAD TEST VEHICLE
 
MIKE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/8/2018

2014 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Mileage
78,358
Service Date
11/6/2018
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check and top-off all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle. RESET MAINTENANCE LIGHT.
  • REMOVE ALL TIRES, ROTATE FRONT TO REAR, CHECK AIR PRESSURE AND TORQUE LUG NUTS. RESET TIRE SENSORS IF EQUIPPED.
 
RICK B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/8/2018

2005 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
144,282
Service Date
11/5/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT ABS CODE 27 INTERMITTENT SIGNAL FROM LEFT FRONT HUB SENSOR IS GOING BAD, RECOMMEND REMOVING AND REPLACING. REPLACED FRONT LEFT WHEEL HUB AND TEST SYSTEM THERE IS NO FURTHER CODES AND LIGHT DID NOT COME BACK ON DURING TEST DRIVE, ABS IS WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLT MISSING, THERE IS EXHAUST LEAK ON CYLINDER 6, RECOMMEND REMOVING AND REPLACING EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKETS AND BOLTS.
  • UPON INSPECTION DO NOT HEAR ANYTHING OVER THE EXHAUST, NEED TO REPLACED THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD GASKETS AND BOLTS AND THEN RE- DRIVE TRUCK TO SEE IF WE CAN HEAR ANY OTHER NOISE.
  • WHEEL HUB – Remove and Replace – 4WD Front,One Side – [Serviced as Wheel Hub Assembly.]
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE EXHAUST MANIFOLD BOLTS TO BE MISSING, WHILE REMOVING EXHAUST MANIFOLD FOUND THAT THE EXHAUST WAS TWISTED AND COULD NOT GET THE BOLTS OUT. RECOMMEND NEW MANIFOLD, WHEN TAKING THE BOLTS OUT OF THE HEAD THERE WAS ONE BOLT THAT WAS BROKE ALL READY NUMBER 6 AND AT THE TURBO IT BROKE COMING OUT, FROM HEAT, DRILLED OUT AND RE-THREADED HOLES FOR NEW BOLTS. TEST DROVE AND TRUCK IS NOT MAKING ANY FURTHER NOISE AND IS DRIVING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
 
JAREN J. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2018

2017 GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia

Mileage
6,367
Service Date
10/29/2018
Services Performed
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check and top-off all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
RICK B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/31/2018

2011 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
173,147
Service Date
10/25/2018
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE. CHECK ALL SUSPENSION AND STEERING PARTS FOR WEAR. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND CONDITION. CHECK RIDING HEIGHT. CHECK ALIGNMENT OF ALL FOUR WHEELS. ADJUST CASTER, CAMBER, TOE-IN, AND THRUST ANGLE AS NEEDED ON ALL FOUR WHEELS. CENTER STEERING WHEEL.
  • This inspection and the opinions expressed are exactly that, opinions. Many parts perform perfectly until the moment of failure. Failure may occur suddenly and without warning. The inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report cannot accept liability for failures, which may occur after the inspection is completed. By accepting this report, the consumer acknowledges that the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report, cannot be held responsible for any and all alleged vehicle defects, and further, the consumer releases and holds harmless the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report from any and all further claims on this vehicle. No warranty for this vehicle is implied or given by the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report.
  • USE CLEANER TO DISSOLVE AND SUSPEND VARNISH AND GUMS IN THE TRANSMISSION, VALVE BODY, TORQUE CONVERTOR,PAN AND FILTER ELEMENT,TRANSMISSION LINES AND COOLER. REPLACE ALL FLUID.
 
CATHERINE R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2018

2006 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
179,492
Service Date
10/18/2018
Services Performed
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE. CHECK ALL SUSPENSION AND STEERING PARTS FOR WEAR. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND CONDITION. CHECK RIDING HEIGHT. CHECK ALIGNMENT OF ALL FOUR WHEELS. ADJUST CASTER, CAMBER, TOE-IN, AND THRUST ANGLE AS NEEDED ON ALL FOUR WHEELS. CENTER STEERING WHEEL.
 
WILLARD H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/24/2018

2004 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
64,204
Service Date
10/17/2018
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATES THAT THERE IS NO POWER, IT IS HARD TO START AND WAS SURGING, TRUCK IS NOT STARTING NOW AT ALL AND WAS TOWED IN
  • FUEL INJECTION POWER MODULE – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,6.0L Eng FICM – [Includes: Programming.]
  • CORE ON FICM
  • RE FLASH CONTROL MODULE.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check and top-off all fluid levels and tire pressures. Perform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • FUEL FILTER – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,V8,Diesel,6.0L Eng Both – [Includes: Bleed System.]
  • FAN CLUTCH – Remove and Replace – Diesel,Standard Trans
  • This inspection and the opinions expressed are exactly that, opinions. Many parts perform perfectly until the moment of failure. Failure may occur suddenly and without warning. The inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report cannot accept liability for failures, which may occur after the inspection is completed. By accepting this report, the consumer acknowledges that the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report, cannot be held responsible for any and all alleged vehicle defects, and further, the consumer releases and holds harmless the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report from any and all further claims on this vehicle. No warranty for this vehicle is implied or given by the inspector and/or all parties relative to the compilation of this report.
  • POWER BRAKE BOOSTER – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty Hydraulic,w/Dual Batteries
  • REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACE FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
  • INCLUDES CLEAN AND TIGHTEN TERMINALS, POSTS AND BATTERY
  • USE CLEANER TO DISSOLVE AND SUSPEND VARNISH AND GUMS IN THE TRANSMISSION, VALVE BODY, TORQUE CONVERTOR,PAN AND FILTER ELEMENT,TRANSMISSION LINES AND COOLER. REPLACE ALL FLUID.
  • DRAG LINK – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty – [Includes: Adjust toe-in.]
  • ROAD TEST VEHICLE. CHECK ALL SUSPENSION AND STEERING PARTS FOR WEAR. CHECK TIRE PRESSURE AND CONDITION. CHECK RIDING HEIGHT. CHECK ALIGNMENT OF ALL FOUR WHEELS. ADJUST CASTER, CAMBER, TOE-IN, AND THRUST ANGLE AS NEEDED ON ALL FOUR WHEELS. CENTER STEERING WHEEL.
 
PETE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/24/2018

2008 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
117,859
Service Date
10/12/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE RADIATOR NECK HAS BEEN CRACKED, COULD BE WHY THE UPPER RADIATOR HOSE CAME OFF, ALSO FOUND ON THE PASSENGER SIDE OF THE RADIATOR IT IS LEAKING, RECOMMEND REPLACING THE RADIATOR AND THERMOSTAT, INSTALLED NEW RADIATOR AND THERMOSTAT, FILLED AND TOPPED THE COOLANT TO THE PROPER FLUID LEVEL, TEST DROVE AND RETEST, OK AT THIS TIME
  • REPLACE THE RADIATOR
  • REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT
 
BOYD R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2018

2010 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
120,187
Service Date
10/9/2018
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATES TO REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE ROTORS
 
ADAIR H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2018

2014 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
44,942
Service Date
10/8/2018
Services Performed
  • INSTALLED AIR BAGS AND RAN AIR LINES, ARE BAGS ARE CURRENTLY AT 50SPI
  • FREIGHT
 
STEPHANIE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/10/2018