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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

2007 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
159,699
Service Date
7/27/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY
  • REPLACE TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER AND FLUSH LINES
  • TEST DROVE VEHICLE AND CAN FEEL THE TRANSMISSION SLIPPING BETWEEN GEARS. SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES AND FOUND CODES THAT SEEMS TO BE FALSE BECAUSE THE TRANSMISSION IS CONFUSED. CHECKED FLUID LEVEL AND FOUND IT TO BE 1 GALLON LOW. ADDED FLUID TO PROPER LEVEL BUT NO CHANGE OCCURRED WHILE DRIVING. REMOVED THE TRANSMISSION PAN TO INSPECT, FOUND EXCESSIVE METAL DEBRIS IN PAN. RECOMMEND REPLACE OR REBUILD TRANSMISSION.
 
GARY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2020

2004 Jeep Liberty

Jeep Liberty

Mileage
203,306
Service Date
7/21/2020
Services Performed
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS _____40_____% REMAIN REAR BRAKE PADS ____40_____% REMAIN FRONT ROTORS __GOOD____% REMAIN REAR ROTORS __GOOD_____% REMAIN CALIPERS FRONT __GOOD____ REAR __GOOD____ BRAKE FLUID CONDITION ___PASS_______
  • INCLUDES RECOVER, EVACUATE AND RECHARGE.
  • REPLACE A/C DISCHARGE LINE
  • REPLACE DOWNSTREAM OXYGEN SENSOR (B1S2)
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED VEHICLE FOR CODES. FOUND THE 02 SENSOR FOR BANK 1 SENSOR 2 HAS IS FAILING. RECOMMEND REPLACING. INSPECTED ENGINE FOR LEAKS FOUND THE A/C DISCHARGE LINE IS LEAKING, RECOMMEND REPLACING AND RETEST. REPLACED THE 02 SENSOR AND THE A/C DISCHARGE LINE. RECHARGED A/C SYSTEM AND CLEARED CODES. RETESTED CHECKED FOR LEAKS. NONE. TEST DROVE VEHICLE NO CODES CAME BACK. VEHICLE GOOD AT THIS TIME.
 
DEBORAH C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/21/2020

2011 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
71,365
Service Date
7/3/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVES CONTAMINATED FLUID FROM THE ENTIRE HYDRAULIC SYSTEM. REPLACE FLUID WITH BG BRAKE FLUID.
  • REPLACE THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE FRONT BRAKE ROTORS
  • UPON INSPECTION TEST DROVE THE VEHICLE TO VERIFY THE CUSTOMERS CONCERN, NO NOISE HEARD COMING FROM THE FRONT OF THE VEHICLE, RACKED VEHICLE FOR INSPECTION, DROVE VEHICLE IN THE AIR AND FOUND NO NOISE COMING FROM THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL, INSPECTED OTHER WHEELS AND DRIVETRAIN, NO NOISE, REMOVE THE DRIVER FRONT WHEEL AND INSPECTED ROTOR FOR SIGNS OF SOMETHING CAUGHT BEHIND THE BACKING PLATE, GOOD, DID FIND THAT THE FRONT BRAKE PADS ARE HEAT CRACKED, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER OF NOT BEING ABLE TO DUPLICATE THE ISSUE, CUSTOMER STATES THEY HAD BEEN DRIVING UP A DIRT ROAD AT LOW SPEEDS, TEST DROVE THE VEHICLE AGAIN UP A DIRT ROAD AT LOW SPEEDS STILL NOT ABLE TO DUPLICATE THE CUSTOMERS CONCERN, SUSPECT THAT A ROCK MAY HAVE BEEN STUCK BETWEEN THE BACKING PLATE AND ROTOR ON THE DRIVER FRONT WHEEL, DUE TO THE CUSTOMER NOT DRIVING VERY FAR ONCE THE NOISE STARTED THIS MAY WHY THERE IS NO INDICATION OF SOMETHING BEING STUCK BEHIND THE BACKING PLATE, ADVISED THE CUSTOMER AND AT THIS TIME CUSTOMER HAS OK THE REPLACEMENT OF THE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND PERFORMING BRAKE SYSTEM FLUSH
 
GARRETT M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2020

2014 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD

Mileage
163,952
Service Date
7/3/2020
Services Performed
  • DURING TEST DRIVE WE CAN HEAR HUMMING FROM BOTH FRONT WHEELS. UPON INSPECTION WE FOUND BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS TO BE WORN AND GROWLING, RIGHT BEARING IS WORSE THAN LEFT. RECOMMEND REPLACE BOTH.
  • DURING TEST DRIVE WE CAN HEAR THE RATTLE AND WE CAN FEEL A PULL TO RIGHT. UPON INSPECTION WE FOUND THE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT LOOSE AND RATTLING. WE ALSO FOUND BOTH LOWER BALL JOINTS HAVE MODERATE PLAY. RECOMMEND REPLACE AND ALIGN.
  • REMOVE RUST, SCALE, SLUDGE AND OLD COOLANT SLUDGE FROM VEHICLES ENTIRE COOLING SYSTEM.RESTORE COOLANT, INSTALL CONDITIONER TO PROTECT COOLING SYSTEM.
  • REPLACE BOTH FRONT WHEEL BEARINGS.
  • REPLACE BOTH LOWER BALL JOINTS.
  • REPLACE INTERMEDIATE STEERING SHAFT.
  • 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.
 
PATRICK G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2020

2012 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
186,789
Service Date
6/19/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE THE REAR DRIVESHAFT
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THE U JOINT ON THE REAR DRIVESHAFT HAS FAILED. WILL NEED TO REPLACE REAR DRIVELINE. REPLACED REAR DRIVELINE, TEST DROVE VEHICLE, NO VIBRATION
 
LAUREL B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/24/2020

2011 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
154,215
Service Date
6/8/2020
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. In each case, the consumer has the opportunity to see the car in person before he or she buys the car. Buying this car based on this report alone is completely at the consumers' own risk.
 
GERALD V. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/9/2020

2007 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
199,179
Service Date
5/28/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACED THE REAR AND CENTER U-JOINT IN THE REAR DRIVESHAFT, RETEST NO MORE VIBRATION GOOD AT THIS TIME
 
JENNIFER J. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2020

2016 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
47,603
Service Date
6/4/2020
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.
  • REMOVE ALL TIRES, ROTATE FRONT TO REAR, CHECK AIR PRESSURE AND TORQUE LUG NUTS. RESET TIRE SENSORS IF EQUIPPED.
 
AMANDA K. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2020

2005 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
187,805
Service Date
5/26/2020
Services Performed
  • REBUILD THE TRANSMISSION WITH CUSTOMER PROVIDED PARTS (NO WARRANTY ON CUSTOMER PROVIDED PARTS)
  • REMOVED TRANSMISSION FROM VEHICLE. UPON OVERHAUL FOUND TRANSMISSION HAD OVERHEATED AND OUTPUT SHAFT WAS MELDED TO REAR DRUM. RECOMMEND REPLACING WITH ASSEMBLY . REPLACED TRANSMISSION PARTS PROVIDED BY CUSTOMER WITH NEW OUTPUT SHAFT AND REVERSE DRUM ASSEMBLY. REINSTALLED TRANSMISSION, REPLACED TRANSMISSION OIL COOLER, FLUSHED LINES, AND TEST DROVE-GOOD. NOTE THAT DUE TO HEAVY DUTY SHIFT KIT THE TRANSMISSION SHIFTS HARD.
  • REPLACE TRANSMISSION COOLER AND FLUSH LINES
 
COREY J. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/28/2020

2015 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Ford F-350 Super Duty

Mileage
83,482
Service Date
5/21/2020
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.
  • UPON INSPECTION TESTED THE 4X4 OPERATION, FOUND THAT WHEN THE FRONT HUBS ARE MANUALLY LOCKED IN THE 4X4 WILL ENGAGE, AUTO HUBS ARE NOT LOCKING IN, PERFORMED PINPOINT TESTING ON THE WIRING TO SHIFT ACTUATOR, GOOD, PERFORMED VACUUM TEST ON THE SYSTEM AND FOUND A VACUUM LEAK, WILL NEED TO DISASSEMBLE THE FRONT END TO FURTHER DIAG
  • UPON INSPECTION VERIFIED THE CUSTOMERS CONCERN, PRESSURE TESTED THE SYSTEM AND SAW COOLANT LEAKING FROM A HOSE BELOW THE THERMOSTAT HOUSING, GAINED ACCESS TO FAILED HOSE AND INSTALLED NEW HOSE, FILLED AND TOPPED OFF THE COOLANT TO THE PROPER FLUID LEVEL, RETEST THE SYSTEM, NO FURTHER COOLANT LEAK DETECTED AT THIS TIME
 
ROBERT F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/21/2020

2014 Mercedes-Benz GL550

Mercedes-Benz GL550

Mileage
106,211
Service Date
5/19/2020
Services Performed
  • PERFORM TRANSMISSION SERVICE
 
RANDY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/20/2020

2011 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
99,300
Service Date
4/22/2020
Services Performed
  • TIRE MOUNT AND BALANCE ALL 4 TIRES, SWAP OUT WINTER TIRES FOR SUMMER TIRES, SAVE CUSTOMERS WINTER TIRES
 
BRIAN E. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/23/2020