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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 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
141,803
Service Date
9/13/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION TESTED THE CHARGING SYSTEM AND FOUND THE ALTERNATOR IS WEAK, VOLTAGE IS READING UP AND DOWN, INSTALLED NEW ALTERNATOR AND RETEST THE SYSTEM, CHARGING SYSTEM IS OK AT THIS TIME
  • INCLUDES LOAD TESTING BATTERY AND CHECK SYSTEM FOR ELECTRICAL DRAW.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – F250 Super Duty,F350 Super Duty,Diesel,6.0L Eng,Automatic Trans One
  • 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 FRONT BRAKES AND RESURFACE THE FRONT ROTORS
  • REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE PADS AND RESURFACE THE REAR ROTORS
 
STEVE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2018

2004 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
199,103
Service Date
9/11/2018
Services Performed
  • INSPECTED THE FRONT END, EVERYTHING IS NEW AND TIGHT, ROTATED THE TRIES, TIRE WEAR OCCURRED PRIOR TO FRONT END WORK, ONCE IRREGULAR WEAR STARTS IT WILL NOT GO AWAY, RECOMMEND HEAVIER DUTY FRONT SHOCKS WILL HELP THIS WEAR PATTERN PROBLEM
 
PAUL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/11/2018

2009 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
122,855
Service Date
8/30/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INITIAL INSPECTION FOUND THE POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE HAS BEEN CHEWED THRU, WIRING HARNESS TO THE UP STREAM BANK 2 SENSOR 1 HAS BEEN CHEWED THRU, ALSO FOUND THE LEFT FRONT WHEEL SPEED SENSOR HAS BEEN CHEWED IN HALF, INSTALLED NEW WIRING HARNESS, WIRING HARNESS CONNECTOR, INSTALLED NEW 02 SENSOR, REPLACED THE BATTERY, VEHICLE STARTS NOW BUT IS MISSING, INSPECTED SPARK PLUGS, WORN, RECOMMEND TUNE UP, REPLACED THE SPARK PLUGS AND SPARK PLUG WIRES, CHANCED THE ENGINE OIL, RETEST VEHICLE STILL HAS A MISFIRE ON CYLINDER #7, TESTED AND FOUND THAT THE CYLINDER DEACTIVATION ASSEMBLY IS NOT FUNCTIONING PROPERLY, ADDED MOA AND TEST DROVE, NO CHANGE, REPLACED THE CYLINDER DEACTIVATION SOLENOID ASSEMBLY AND RETEST, CLEARED THE TROUBLE CODE AND TEST DROVE, NO FURTHER MISFIRE DETECTED AT THIS TIME
  • CUSTOMER STATES TO CHECK SPARK PLUGS AND WIRES
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove and Replace – 1500,V8,Gas
  • REPLACE THE DEACTIVATION SOLENOIDS
 
CINDY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/1/2018

2015 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Mileage
63,931
Service Date
8/22/2018
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. SET FRONT TIRES AT 55PSI AND REAR AT 60PSI
 
BEAR B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2018

2010 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
46,242
Service Date
8/20/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THERE IS AN ENGINE OIL LEAK, COMING FROM THE FRONT PART OF THE ENGINE AND POOLING UP ON THE EXHAUST, SUSPECT THE CAM AND CRANK SEALS MAY BE LEAKING, RECOMMEND TIMING BELT AND RELATED SEALS, UPON TEAR DOWN FOUND THAT THE ENGINE OIL LEAK IS COMING FROM THE CAM AND CRANK SEALS, REPLACED THE TIMING BELT, WATER PUMP, RELATED SEALS, DRIVE BELTS, FILLED AND TOPPED OFF THE COOLANT TO THE PROPER FLUID LEVEL, CHANGED THE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER, TEST DROVE, REINSPECTED FOR ENGINE OIL LEAKS, OK AT THIS TIME
  • REPLACE TIMING BELT, WATER PUMP, CAM AND CRANK SHAFT SEALS, OIL PUMP O-RING, 3 IDLER PULLEYS and AUTOMATIC TENSIONER, AND THERMOSTAT.
  • 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.
 
SIERRA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2018

2007 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
146,224
Service Date
8/10/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION TEST DROVE THE VEHICLE TO DUPLICATE THE CUSTOMERS CONCERN, DID SEE SLIGHT BLACK SMOKE, TRUCK REALLY DID NOT LACK ANY POWER AT THIS TIME, SCANNED THE VEHICLE FOR TROUBLE CODES AND FOUND TROUBLE CODES: P2453 DPF PRESSURE SENSOR "A" CIRCUIT PERFORMANCE P2002 DPF EFFICIENCY BELOW THRESHOLD
  • REPLACE THE DPF FILTER
  • FREIGHT
 
LANCE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/15/2018

2014 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
41,727
Service Date
7/31/2018
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.
  • TIRE MOUNT AND BALANCE, ALL 5
  • UPON INSPECTION DID NOT FIND ANY BROKEN COMPONENTS, WOULD SUGGEST REMOVING THE SEAT TO CLEAN AND LUBE SEAT TRACK AND BUSHINGS, ALSO THE CLUTCH PEDAL IS DIRTY AND DRY WOULD RECOMMEND CLEANING AND LUBING
  • UPON TEST DRIVE DID NOT HEAR ANT NOISE WHEN BRAKING DID HERE SOME SLIGHT CLICKING NOISE POSSIBLE COMING FROM THE SWAY BAR END LINKS AT THE REAR AXLE (NORMAL)
 
JEFFREY V. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/13/2018

2015 Ford F-250 Super Duty

Ford F-250 Super Duty

Mileage
106,443
Service Date
7/24/2018
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.
 
JEFF W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/27/2018

2005 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
78,827
Service Date
7/25/2018
Services Performed
  • UPON INSPECTION FOUND THAT THE OUTPUT SHAFT WAS LEAKING REMOVED AND REPLACED, WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
  • FLUIDS
  • 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
  • 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 FOUND THAT THE WATER PUMP HAD A LEAK, REMOVED AND REPLACED ADDED NEW THERMOSTAT GASKET AND COOLANT, WATER PUMP WORKING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
 
LOUISE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/27/2018

2012 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
81,211
Service Date
7/13/2018
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.
 
SAMUEL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/17/2018

2014 GMC Sierra 2500 HD

GMC Sierra 2500 HD

Mileage
71,330
Service Date
7/2/2018
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.
 
RICK B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/5/2018

2006 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
227,538
Service Date
6/28/2018
Services Performed
  • INSPECTED AND FOUND PASSENGER SIDE UP PIPE LEAKING, RECOMMEND REPLACING.
  • INSPECTED FRONT END , FRONT SUSPENSION PARTS ARE ALL TIGHT, BUT FOUND THE RIGHT FRONT UPPER AND LOWER TIE ROD ENDS LOOSE. WE RECOMMEND REPLACING. WE ALSO FOUND LEFT REAR BRAKE PAD METAL TO METAL, WE RECOMMEND REPLACING PADS AND ROTORS.
  • REPLACE THE PASSENGER SIDE UP PIPE
  • REPLACE THE REAR BRAKE PADS AND REAR ROTORS
 
MIKE A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2018