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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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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

2011 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
105,796
Service Date
11/5/2020
Services Performed
  • TIRE MOUNT AND BALANCE, ALL 4
 
BRIAN E. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2020

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Mileage
67,933
Service Date
10/27/2020
Services Performed
  • UPON CUSTOMER REQUEST, REPLACED UPSTREAM NOX SENSOR (CUSTOMER PROVIDED-NO WARRANTY) AT THE REAR OF THE TURBO. TEST DROVE VEHICLE. GOOD
 
STEVE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2020

2019 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Mileage
11,058
Service Date
10/22/2020
Services Performed
  • BALANCE AND ROTATE ALL 4 WHEELS
  • CHECKED ALL FLUIDS, TOPPED OFF. TOPPED OFF DEF FLUID ALSO.
  • 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.
  • REPLACE FUEL FILTER
  • 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.
 
PHOEBE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/23/2020

2011 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
100,139
Service Date
10/21/2020
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES REPLACE FILTER AND FLUID AND RETEST, CLEAR CODES
  • RESET OIL CHANGE REQUIRED LIGHT
  • 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.
  • TOP OFF ENGINE COOLANT
  • WE EXPERIENCED THE TRANSMISSION IN LIMP MODE AND NOT SHIFTING PROPERLY. WE SCANNED FOR CODES: P0765- Underdrive solenoid circuit P0456- Small evap leak detected. WE TESTED WIRING FROM PCM TO TRANSMISSION, GOOD. TESTED SOLENOID, FOUND RESISTANCE TO SHOW OPEN CIRCUIT. RECOMMEND REPLACE TRANSMISSION SOLENOID PACK, FILTER AND FLUID, THEN RETEST SYSTEM. WE REPLACED THE SOLENOID, FILTER AND FLUID, RECHECKED SYSTEM, TRANSMISSION SHIFTS FINE AT THIS TIME.
  • FREIGHT
 
MICHAEL W. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/21/2020

2015 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Mileage
73,995
Service Date
10/13/2020
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.
 
KIRK L. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/14/2020

2005 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
177,016
Service Date
10/6/2020
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES P0345 camshaft position problem b2 INSPECTED CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ON THE BANK 2 SIDE AND PHYSICALLY IT LOOKS OK AND NOTHING IS LEAKING FROM THE SENSOR ITSELF. INSPECTED THE CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR ON THE BANK 1 SIDE AND THERE IS OIL LEAKING FROM THE SENSOR. SUSPECT THAT THE BANK 1 SIDE NEEDS REPLACED. INSPECTED THE COOLANT AND FOUND OIL IN THE COOLING SYSTEM. RECOMMEND FLUSH COOLING SYSTEM. INSPECTED OIL FOUND IT 1 QT LOW, ADDED 1 QT OF 5W30 OIL. ACCORDING TO STICKER OIL IS NOT DUE FOR ANOTHER 2K MILES. TEST DROVE VEHICLE 2 TIMES IN THE MORNING AND COULD NOT GET VEHICLE TO STALL OUT. RACKED VEHICLE FOR INSPECTION AND FOUND THAT OIL IS LEAKING FROM BEHIND THE ENGINE OIL COOLER. RECOMMEND REPLACE THE O-RING ON ENGINE OIL COOLER AND PERFORM OIL CHANGE AT THE SAME TIME DUE TO OIL BEING IN COOLANT. WHEN VEHICLE WAS STARTED THERE IS A WHINE WHEN ACCELERATING THAT GETS QUIETER AS THE VEHICLE WARMS UP. SUSPECT IT MIGHT BE THE VVT VALVE THAT IS LEAKING. WOULD LIKE TO START WITH THE COOLANT FLUSH, OIL CHANGE HAVE CUSTOMER DRIVE FOR A DAY OR SO TO SEE IF GETS BETTER. IF WHINE DOES NOT GET BETTER RECOMMEND REPLACING VVT VALVE AS IT IS LEAKING. CUSTOMER WILL BRING BACK FOR REPAIRS.
 
RYLEIGH F. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
255,064
Service Date
10/1/2020
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION TEST DROVE VEHICLE AND WAS ABLE TO FEEL TRUCKING LACKING IN POWER, VEHICLE DID NOT DIE WHILE DRIVING. INSPECTED BATTERY AND CABLES FOUND THAT BOTH BATTERY CABLES WERE LOOSE AND DID NOT HAVE GOOD CONTACT OR GROUND. TIGHTENED BOTH BATTERY CABLES DOWN, GOOD. THE CEL IS ON, SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES AND FOUND CODES FOR GLOW PLUGS, THIS COULD CAUSE THE LACK OF POWER AND SMOKE. RECOMMEND REPLACING GLOW PLUGS AND RETEST. ALSO NOTICE FAN CLUTCH NOT WORKING PROPERLY, RECOMMEND REPLACE FAN CLUTCH.
 
TY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2009 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
194,899
Service Date
9/9/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE REAR SHOCKS
  • 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.
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
 
PETE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/4/2020

2006 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
320,327
Service Date
9/25/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY. REPLACE FRONT BAND INSIDE TRANSMISSION, RE-INSTALL TRANSMISSION.
  • FREIGHT
 
MICHAEL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/28/2020

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
81,339
Service Date
9/25/2020
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES CIRCULATE SYTEM, CLEAN SURFACES FREE OF ANTI-FREEZE, TEST SYSTEM AND RADIATOR CAP PRESSURE, CHECK THERMOSTAT, WATERPUMP AND COOLING FANS FOR PROPER OPERATION, TEST DRIVE.
  • REMOVE RUST, SCALE, SLUDGE AND OLD COOLANT SLUDGE FROM VEHICLES ENTIRE COOLING SYSTEM.RESTORE COOLANT, INSTALL CONDITIONER TO PROTECT COOLING SYSTEM.
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES, NO TROUBLE CODES PRESENT AT THIS TIME, PERFORMED A COOLANT SYSTEM PRESSURE TEST, UPON REMOVAL OF RADIATOR CAP FOUND THAT THE RADIATOR CAP HAS FAILED, CONTINUED WITH COOLANT SYSTEM PRESSURE TEST AND FOUND THAT THE SYSTEM IS HOLDING PRESSURE, PERFORMED COOLANT SYSTEM FLUSH AND REPLACED THE FAILED RADIATOR CAP, TEST DROVE THE VEHICLE ABOUT 40 MILES AND MONITORED THE ENGINE TEMPERATURE, TEMPERATURE IS HOLDING AT 205 DEGREES WHEN DRIVING UP THE PASS AND 192-195 IN TOWN, OK AT THIS TIME
 
DALE-ERNIE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/26/2020

2008 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
86,441
Service Date
9/8/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE THE BATTERIES
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES, FOUND TROUBLE CODES, P2609 Intake air heater system performance P0513 Invalid skim key stored P063D Generator voltage sense high-stored TESTED THE CHARGING SYSTEM, BATTERIES HAVE FAILED, CALLED AND ADVISED THE CUSTOMER WE WILL NEED TO INSTALL NEW BATTERIES BEFORE WE ARE ABLE TO PROPERLY TEST FOR FURTHER ISSUES, REPLACED BOTH BATTERIES AND RETEST, NOW THAT THE PCM HAS THE PROPER VOLTAGE THERE ARE NO FURTHER ISSUES FOUND AT THIS TIME, PER CUSTOMER REQUEST BATTERY CORES ARE IN THE BACK OF THE VEHICLE, CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODES AND TEST DROVE, NO TROUBLE CODES HAVE RETURNED AT THIS TIME
 
DON D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/8/2020

2012 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
104,470
Service Date
9/1/2020
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.
  • UPON INSPECTION WE FOUND A VERY SLIGHT SEEP COMING FROM TIMING COVER AREA. THE AMOUNT OF OIL SEEPING OUT IS EXTREMELY MINIMAL. THE OIL IS MORE OOZING OUT AND COLLECTING DUST. THIS REPAIR REQUIRES ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION REMOVAL. SUGGEST TO CUSTOMER TO LET US WATCH THIS SEEP OVER TIME AND ADVISE IF IT GETS WORSE. CUSTOMER AGREED TO LET THIS GO FOR NOW AND WE'LL KEEP AN EYE ON IT.
 
SAM S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2020