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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

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

2005 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
212,122
Service Date
3/27/2020
Services Performed
  • CLEAN MAS AIR FLOW SENSOR
  • CUSTOMER STATES DRAIN TRANSMISSION OIL, REPLACE PAN GASKET & FILTER, AND FILL WITH NEW FLUID
  • REPLACE BOTH ENGINE KNOCK SENSORS
  • REPLACE BOTH UPPER BALL JOINTS
  • REPLACE ENGINE OIL COOLER HOSE
  • REPLACE OIL PAN GASKET
  • REPLACE THE LOWER BALL JOINT
  • 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.
  • -UPON INSPECTION SCANNED FOR TROUBLE CODES. FOUND TROUBLE CODE P0332-Knock Sensor #2 signal short/low voltage DISCONNECTED KNOCK SENSORS TO CHECK FOR RESISTANCE IN EACH WIRE. FOUND #2 KNOCK SENSOR BAD AT 0.772 ohms AND KNOCK SENSOR #1 OKAY AT 100.3 ohms. RECOMMEND REPLACING BOTH SENSORS AS THEY ARE LOCATED IN THE SAME AREA. -ALSO RECOMMEND CLEANING THE MAS AIR FLOW SENSOR FOUND REALLY DIRTY DURING INSPECTION
 
TOM M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2020

2009 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline

Mileage
129,581
Service Date
3/4/2020
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION CONFIRMED DRIVERS BRAKE LIGHT INOP. REMOVED TAIL LIGHT AND FOUND BAD BULB. REPLACED BULB AND REINSTALLED TAIL LIGHT
 
SAM M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/30/2020

2011 Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke

Mileage
169,589
Service Date
3/26/2020
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATE HAVING TO JUMP BATTERY EVERY DAY
  • INCLUDES LOAD TESTING BATTERY AND CHECK SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL DRAW. FOUND ALTERNATOR CHARGING AT 14.37 BATTERY ONLY SHOWING 416 CCA OUT OF 680 CCA. BATTERY IS TESTING BAD, RECOMMEND REPLACING BATTERY.
 
ALLISON P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/28/2020

2014 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
41,758
Service Date
3/13/2020
Services Performed
  • CUSTOMER STATES TO ADJUST THE E-BRAKE
  • REMOVE THE FUEL TANK AND CLEAN
  • UPON INSPECTION REMOVED THE FUEL TANK AND DRAINED FUEL OUT AND CLEANED, REINSTALLED AND ADDED CLEAN DIESEL TO THE VEHICLE, REPLACED BOTH FUEL FILTERS, ADJUSTED THE PARK BRAKE PER CUSTOMER REQUEST, TEST DROVE, OK AT THIS TIME
  • FUEL
 
JERRY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/15/2020

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Subaru XV Crosstrek

Mileage
139,650
Service Date
3/4/2020
Services Performed
  • INCLUDES LOAD TESTING BATTERY AND CHECK SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL DRAW.
  • REPLACE BACK-UP LIGHT SWITCH
  • REPLACE HYDRAULIC CLUTCH HOSE AND BLEED SYSTEM
  • REPLACE THE PARK/NEUTRAL POSITION SWITCH
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES. FOUND TROUBLE CODES P0852-PARK/NEUTRAL Switch input circuit high C1561-Reverse lights not coming on when put into reverse. C1422-VDC Interruption for engine convenience U0140-Lost communication with body control module TESTED THE CHARGING SYSTEM AND FOUND THAT THE BATTERY IS TESTING 694/640CCA,TO THE STARTER AND ALTERNATOR ARE GOOD, TESTED POWER AND GROUNDS TO THE BACK UP LIGHT SWITCH, GOOD, TESTED HE BACK UP LIGHT SWITCH AND FOUND AN OPEN CIRCUIT, BACK UP LIGHT SWITCH HAS FAILED INTERNALLY AND WILL NEED TO BE REPLACED, DURING TESTING ALSO FOUND OPEN CIRCUIT IN THE CLUTCH PEDAL SWITCH AND FOUND A HOSE FROM THE CLUTCH MASTER TO SLAVE CYLINDER LEAKING, RECOMMEND THAT THESE ALSO BE REPLACED, INSTALLED NEW BACK UP LIGHT SWITCH AND CLUTCH SWITCH, REPLACED THE CLUTCH MASTER TO SLAVE HOSE AND BLEED HE BRAKE SYSTEM, CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODES AND RETEST, OK AT THIS TIME
 
DIANE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/4/2020

2013 Subaru XV Crosstrek

Subaru XV Crosstrek

Mileage
137,528
Service Date
1/30/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE REAR ROTORS
  • REPLACE THE RIGHT FRONT WHEEL SPEED SENSOR
  • REPLACE THE SPARK PLUGS
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODE, FOUND TROUBLE CODES C1211 Right front wheel speed sensor open or high input TEST DROVE THE VEHICLE WITH ABS LIVE DATA AND FOUND THAT THE RIGHT FRONT SPEED SENSOR SIGNAL IS MISSING, RACKED THE VEHICLE FOR INSPECTION, FOUND THAT THE RIGHT FRONT SPEED SENSOR WIRING HAS BEEN DAMAGED, WILL NEED TO REPLACE THE RIGHT FRONT ABS WIRE/SENSOR ASSEMBLY AND THEN RETEST, INSTALLED RIGHT FRONT ABS WIRE/SENSOR CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODE, RETEST, NO FURTHER TROUBLE CODES ON AT THIS TIME
 
DIANE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/31/2020

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
310,197
Service Date
1/8/2020
Services Performed
  • INSTALLED NEW ENGINE AIR FILTER
  • REPLACE THE #4 FUEL INJECTOR
  • REPLACE THE FICM
  • REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS
  • REPLACE THE FUEL INJECTOR HARNESS
  • REPLACE THE GLOW PLUG CONTROLER
  • UPON INSPECTION SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES, FOUND TROUBLE CODES: P0611 Fuel Injector Control Module Performance P1378 Fuel Injection Control Module Circuit Low Voltage P0261 Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low P0270 Cylinder 4 Injector Circuit Low P0674 Cylinder 4 Glow Plug Circuit Fault UPON INSPECTION THE FUEL INJECTOR HARNESS, FOUND THAT THE PLASTIC PORTION OF THE HARNESS IS VERY BRITTLE AND FALLING APART, REPLACED THE FUEL INJECTION WIRING HARNESS AND RETEST, STILL HAVE A NO START CONDITION, INSPECTED THE FICM TO MAKE SURE THERE IS NO LOOSE CONNECTION, GOOD, TESTED FOR POWER AND GROUND, FOUND THAT THE PLUG ON THE FICM THAT SUPPLIES POWER TO FUEL INJECTORS 1, 4 ,6 AND 7 IS SUPPLYING NO POWER, FICM HAS SHORTED OUT INTERNALLY AND WILL NEED TO BE REPLACED, INSTALLED NEW FICM AND RETEST, VEHICLE WILL START HOWEVER IT IS RUNNING ROUGH AND MISSING, PERFORMED A CYLINDER CONTRIBUTION TEST AND FOUND THAT THE #4 FUEL INJECTOR IS BAD, RECOMMEND REPLACING THE #4 FUEL INJECTOR AND GLOW PLUG CONTROLLER (NO SUPPLYING POWER TO THE #4 GLOW PLUG) AND THEN RETESTING, REPLACED THE #4 FUEL INJECTOR AND GLOW PLUG CONTROLLER, REPLACED THE FUEL FILTERS AND RETEST, AT THIS TIME VEHICLE IS STARTING, NO FURTHER ISSUES AT THIS TIME
  • TOW BILL
 
GEORGE V. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/11/2020

2011 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
98,794
Service Date
12/9/2019
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.
  • REPLACE THE FUEL FILTERS AND DRAIN THE WATER IN FUEL SEPARATOR
 
BUNKY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/27/2019

2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty

Ford F-350 Super Duty

Mileage
45,606
Service Date
12/24/2019
Services Performed
  • INSTALL CAMBER KIT ON THE LEFT FRONT
  • 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.
 
ROSS P. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/24/2019