NorthWest Auto Repair & Tire
NorthWest Auto & Tire is one of the few auto repair shops that still offers "Full Service". Services range from lube, oil and filter work from $24.95 with online coupon, to diagnosing today's complex computer-controlled fuel injection systems. We also specialize in emission control systems.
Located in Zion, IL, we provide auto repair service for vehicles from the surrounding areas including the following Illinois cities: Zion, Beach Park, Winthrop Harbor, Wadsworth, Waukegan & in Wisconsin, Kenosha, and Pleasant Prairie.
NEW! - 60 days to pay.
Need Tires? New Transmission? New Engine? Major Repairs? We'll take the pain out of the cost with easy payment plans! Call us today at (847) 872-2211 and we'll let you know how.
Blog - Battery Basics
It’s important for Zion auto owners to know battery basics. First, let’s talk about which is harder on a battery – hot or cold ILLINOIS weather. Most Waukegan motorists think it’s cold weather because that’s when we call on our batteries to have enough power to start a cold sedan engine.
However, heat does more damage to a battery than cold. Truth is, our batteries start to die a little from day one. Keeping a full charge slows the process, which is hard with short Zion trips because the alternator doesn’t have time to fully recharge the battery from starting the engine. Zion car owners can top off the charge with a computer controlled battery charger – say, once a month in the summer and every three months during the winter.
As far as how long a battery will last, statistics show that 70% have given up the ghost within four years. By that time, they aren’t capable of taking a full charge like they used to, and your sedan alternator has to work overtime to keep up. This causes your alternator to wear out early.… Read More…
Welcome Customers of Alexander's Auto
We'd like to extend a warm welcome to the customers of Alexander's Auto Care, Winthrop Harbor, IL. After many successful years of serving customers in the Winthrop Harbor area, Mike and Linda Alexander have closed their shop and moved on to greener pastures. We are proud and grateful that they have recommended their clients to Northwest Auto and Tire for their auto care. We know you'll be happy with our service and we look forward to serving you long into the future.
It's all about our service.
We know that you can take your car just about anywhere for repair, but we believe that Northwest Auto & Tire is better equipped to service your car than anywhere else. Our staff participates in the most current training, and we have the latest equipment available. But more than anything e lse, what has made Northwest Auto & Tire so successful and kept our customers coming back year after year is the level of service that we offer. I invite you to try it for yourself. I think you will find that when we say "Our Service Will Amaze You", we really mean it!