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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

2004 Lexus RX 330

Lexus RX 330

Mileage
118,590
Service Date
5/19/2023
Services Performed
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS ___6 MM_____ REAR BRAKE PADS __7_MM______ FRONT ROTORS __WARPED__ REAR ROTORS _WARPED____ CALIPERS FRONT __OK____ REAR __OK____ BRAKE FLUID CONDITION ___GOOD__ DUE TO TEST DRIVE AND INSPECTION RECOMMEND THAT THE FRONT AND REAR BRAKE ROTORS BE REPLACED WITH NEW BRAKE PADS
  • REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE PADS AND REAR BRAKE ROTORS
  • REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND FRONT BRAKE ROTORS
 
DON M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/19/2023

2015 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
122,457
Service Date
5/18/2023
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES, FOUND TROUBLE CODES P2112 Throttle Actuator Control System Stuck Closed PERFORMED ON DEMAND TESTING AND FOUND THAT THE THROTTLE BODY HAS FAILED INTERNALLY NOT ALLOWING IT TO FULLY OPEN, REMOVED AND REPLACED THE THROTTLE BODY WITH RELATED PARTS, CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODE AND RETEST, OK AT THIS TIME
  • REPLACE THE THROTTLE BODY
 
MARK T. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/18/2023

2005 Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

Mileage
129,860
Service Date
3/28/2023
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.
  • FRIGHT
  • 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.
 
GENE J. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2023

2005 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
160,237
Service Date
3/30/2023
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE DRIVER REAR BLINKER BULB IS BURNT OUT, GAINED ACCESS AND INSTALLED NEW BULB, RETEST OK
 
DAVID G. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2023

2009 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
170,000
Service Date
3/29/2023
Services Performed
  • BLEEDS BRAKE SYSTEM AND REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACES FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
 
DIANE K. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/29/2023

2005 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
180,254
Service Date
3/27/2023
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.
  • REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS, AND REPLACE THE CALIPERS
  • BLEEDS BRAKE SYSTEM AND REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACES FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
  • REPLACE BOTH BATTERIES
  • REPLACE THE RADIATOR
 
JAREN J. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/28/2023

2012 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
144,887
Service Date
3/20/2023
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES, FOUND TROUBLE CODES P0103-00 Mass or volume air flow sensor A circuit high P0104-00 Mass or volume air flow sensor A circuit intermittent P0113-00 Intake air temperature sensor 1 circuit high bank 1 P0114-00 Intake air temperature sensor 1 intermittent/erratic bank1 PERFORMED ON DEMAND TESTING TO MONITOR READING FOUND THAT THE SIGNAL FOR THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR IS ERRATIC, INSPECTED THE WIRING TO THE SENSOR GOOD, UPON REMOVAL OF THE CONNECTOR TO INSPECT THE MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR FOUND THAT THE CONNECTOR IS NOT FULLY SEATED, CLEAN AND CONNECTED PROPERLY, CLEARED THAT TROUBLE CODES AND RETEST, OK AT THIS TIME, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER IF THE TROUBLE CODE RETURNS FURTHER DIAG WILL BE REQUIRED
  • REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE REAR BRAKE ROTORS
 
DENNIS H. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/22/2023

2006 Toyota Land Cruiser

Toyota Land Cruiser

Mileage
199,725
Service Date
2/24/2023
Services Performed
  • TO IN CALL# 3688
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE RIGHT FRONT UPPER CONTROL ARM HAS FAILED, THIS FAILURE HAS DAMAGED THE CV AXLE, ABS SENSOR, BRAKE HOSE AND RIGHT OUTER TIE ROD END, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER WE WILL NEED TO PERFORM THESE REPAIRS, PERFORM A WHEEL ALIGNMENT AND THEN RETEST TO SEE IF THERE ARE ANY FURTHER PARTS NEEDED, GAINED ACCESS AND REPLACED RELATED PARTS AND PERFORMED WHEEL ALIGNMENT, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER THE RACK AND PINION IS WORN AND IS STARTING TO SEEP, GAVE THE CUSTOMER AN ESTIMATE FOR REPAIRS
  • REPLACE THE UPPER CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY
  • REPLACE THE LOWER BALL CONTROL ARM BALL JOINT ASSEMBLY
  • REPLACE THE PASSENGER FRONT CV AXLE AND SEAL
  • REPLACE THE PASSENGER FRONT ABS SENSOR
  • REPLACE THE PASSENGER FRONT BRAKE LINE
  • BLEEDS BRAKE SYSTEM AND REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACES FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
  • 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.
  • GAINED ACCESS AND INSTALLED NEW BATTERY
  • REPLACE THE BATTERY
 
MITCHELL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/25/2023

2007 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
186,158
Service Date
2/10/2023
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE LEFT REAR TAIL LIGHT IS NOT WORKING GAINED ACCESS AND FOUND THE BULB HAS FALLEN OUT, INSPECTED THE WIRING PIGTAIL AND CONNECTOR, REINSTALLED THE BULB (FULLY SEATED) AND RETEST, BULB IS WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME, GAINED ACCESS AND FOUND UPON INSPECTION THAT THE SOCKET IS MELTED, WILL NEED TO REPLACE THE PIGTAIL, SOCKET, BULB AND THEN RETEST, INSTALLED NEEDED PARTS AND THEN RETEST, LIGHT IS WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME
  • GAINED ACCESS FOR REPLACEMENT AND FOUND ONE OF THE DRIVER SIDE SPARK PLUGS WAS HALF UNSCREWED, INSPECTED THE THREADS IN THE HEAD AND DIDN'T SEE ANY ISSUES AT THIS TIME, REPLACED ALL SPARK PLUGS AND RETEST, OK AT THIS TIME
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR ANY RELATED TROUBLE CODES, NO TROUBLE CODES FOUND AT THIS TIME, ENGAGE THE 4X4 SYSTEM IN BOTH HIGH AND LOW 4X4, FOUND NO CURRENT ISSUES, INSPECTED THE WIRING AND TRANSFER CASE FLUID, GOOD, SUSPECT THAT THE SHIFT ACTUATOR MAY HAVE GOTTEN BOUND UP DURING THE SHIFT PROCESS, NOT ABLE TO DUPLICATE THE CONDITION AT THIS TIME, IF THIS OCCURS AGAIN FURTHER DIAG WOULD BE REQUIRED
  • TESTED THE VEHICLE SEVERAL TIMES AND WAS NOT ABLE TO DUPLICATE THE CONDITION, TESTED COLD AND WAS ABLE TO DUPLICATE, SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES AND FOUND THAT IT HAD AN MOBILIZER FAULT CODE, CALLED THE CUSTOMER TO SEE IF THERE IS ANOTHER KEY FOR THE VEHICLE, CUSTOMER BROUGHT IN ANOTHER KEY FOR US TO RETEST, CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODE AND RETEST, SO FAR WITH NEW KEY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO DUPLICATE THE CONDITION, WILL HAVE THE CUSTOMER DRIVE THE VEHICLE WITH THE NEW KEY, IF THE CONDITION OCCURS WITH THE NEW KEY FURTHER DIAG WILL BE REQUIRED, IF THE CONDITION DOES NOT OCCUR RECOMMEND THE CUSTOMER HAVE A NEW KEY CUT AND PROGRAMMED TO THE VEHICLE
  • 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.
  • BLEEDS BRAKE SYSTEM AND REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACES FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
 
FRANK C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/10/2023

2018 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
41,263
Service Date
12/21/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORM REQUESTED RECALL PER MAZDA, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER THE INTERIOR MAY SMELL LIKE FUEL FUMES DUE TO REPAIR
 
JOHN E. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2022

2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
215,912
Service Date
12/6/2022
Services Performed
  • TOW IN CALL 2780
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE COOLANT IS VERY LOW, PERFORMED A COOLANT SYSTEM PRESSURE TEST, FOUND THAT THE RADIATOR HAS FAILED, RADIATOR AND THERMOSTAT WILL NEED TO BE REPLACED AND THEN THE SYSTEM RETESTED, GAVE THE CUSTOMER AN ESTIMATE FOR REPAIRS, GAINED ACCESS AND REPLACED THE RADIATOR AND THERMOSTAT HOUSING, FILLED AND TOPPED OFF THE ENGINE COOLANT, RETEST, NO FURTHER COOLANT LEAKS FOUND AT THIS TIME, ADVISE THE CUSTOMER TO CHECK COOLANT LEVEL 1ST COUPLE OF DRIVES IN CASE THE SYSTEM BURPS
  • INCLUDES CIRCULATE SYSTEM, CLEAN SURFACES FREE OF ANTI-FREEZE, TEST SYSTEM AND RADIATOR CAP PRESSURE, CHECK THERMOSTAT, WATER PUMP AND COOLING FANS FOR PROPER OPERATION, TEST DRIVE.
  • REPLACE THE RADIATOR
  • REPLACE THE THERMOSTAT HOUSING ASSEMBLY
 
TIM J. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/6/2022

2013 RAM 2500 HD

RAM 2500 HD

Mileage
172,648
Service Date
12/5/2022
Services Performed
  • **NO WARRANTY ON CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS*** INSTALLED PER CUSTOMER REQUEST
  • INSTALL RIGHT FRONT SEAT BELT BUCKLE
  • REPAIR LOOKS GOOD AT THIS TIME
 
MIKE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/5/2022