4 Top Mechanics in Oakland Park

Oakland Park residents often frequent the Living in Oakland Park Group looking for recommendations. One of the most frequently asked is, “Who can recommend a good mechanic/shop in Oakland Park?”. Choosing a mechanic can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be.

Second to a home, a car is one of our most significant investments. It’s no wonder then that we are always looking for the best of the best to work on them and treat us fairly in the process. While things like the best price in town are nice, it’s important to remember that you are entrusting professionals to not only keep your car running but keep you and others safe on the road.

Specific Criterias to Compile the List

This list of Oakland Park mechanics and shops was compiled using specific criteria: word-of-mouth and reviews.

Word-of-mouth: To be featured, the mechanics had to be recommended at least two times or more in the Living in Oakland Park Facebook Group. Reviews: Let’s face it, we all scan the reviews before we go almost anywhere these days, and a mechanic shop should be no exception. All of the following shops had at least 4.5-star reviews or higher, except for one up-and-coming shop that does not yet have any ratings yet.

Finally, location. The shops must be located in Oakland Park. While many do not mind traveling for top-notch service, it is always best to find a shop close to home or work, especially in an emergency situation.

Below you will find the shops that met these criteria right here in Oakland Park. In no particular order. Need a service not listed? Exclusion of services does not mean a shop does not provide a specific service. Please feel free to call them and ask. They are all amiable community members that are happy to answer your questions.

Top Mechanics in Oakland Park

Abbiati Auto

This shop opened in August 2020. While owner Gus Abiattti’s shop may be the new kid on the block, Gus himself is a certified mechanic with 21+ years of experience, including dealership experience. This shop specializes in A/C, electrical, steering, and suspension.

Abbiati Auto: 536 NE 32nd Street, 33334 | Phone: 954-818-0927

Adamo Auto Repair

Adamo Auto has been in business since 1982. Father and son owned and operated; this shop has serviced everything from muscle cars to boats. Foreign & domestic cars welcome. Adamo Auto also specialties in computer diagnostics as well electrical and A/C. Fun Fact: Adamo Auto has serviced a corvette from every generation.

Adamo Auto Repair: 4313 NE 6th Avenue, 33334 | Phone: 954-561-0043 | Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5pm / Saturday 8-12.

FixIt Mechanical Services

Ask for Mitch or Samantha. Fixit is an ASE-certified, small family-owned shop established in 2014. It features full-service auto repairs and maintenance, which prides itself on quality work and parts—getting you in and out on time. Fleet work is available and prioritized.

FixIt Mechanical Services: 4632 NE 8th Terrace, 33309 | Phone: 954-492-9707 | Hours: M-F 8:00am – 5pm

Motorman's A Car Club

Ask for Tom. This shop was established in the late ’70s and specializes in general auto repair; engine builds, and more. The owner, Tom, is an above-knee amputee that started working in auto repair as a child.

Motorman’s A Car Club: 4514 NE 5th Terrace, 33334 | Phone: 954-771-9020 | Hours M-S 9:30 – 6:00 pm.

Communication is Vital

Two other shops that have been mentioned frequently are The J.A.P Shop and Autobahn Performance, Inc., so if you give them a shot, make sure to leave a review in the OaklandParkBusinessDirectory.com. 

No matter which shop you choose, remember communication is vital. Be sure to share any concerns and ask for clear, concise answers. A good shop will be willing to explain in detail what services your car needs, and you should feel secure that you are not being taken to the bank.

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About the Author

Rhiannon Samoyedny

Rhiannon Samoyedny

Rhiannon Samoyedny was born and raised in South Florida. She has lived in Oakland Park for over 25 years and purchased her home in Garden Acres in 2012 where she resides with her husband, two teenaged boys, a few rescue cats, and her dog.

Her professional career began as a project manager and estimator for a small Oakland Park construction company and she later went on to earn her degree in Court Reporting, where she later incorporated her own small business RS Reporting, Inc.

She has a passion for gardening and attends many horticulture classes and workshops. She is also an LGA (Local Government Academy) graduate, class of 2019, and an active community volunteer and activist. You can usually find her around town at various Oakland Park meetings and events with her notebook, so be sure to say hello.

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