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Rod

Rod

Owner

Rod is a Former Technician and now Business owner for over 12 years. He has been in the automotive business for over 30 years! Rod values each customer that walks into his Bellingham auto repair shop. In his spare time, Rod enjoys spending time with his 3 children and going camping with his cat Skye.

Brittany

Brittany

Service Manager

Brittany has been a full time Service Manager for over 4 years now, and she absolutely loves working with our Bellingham auto repair team! She enjoys providing excellent customer service to every customer, and building lasting customer relationships. If you have any car questions, Brittany loves to be thorough in explaining what needs to be done and why. Outside of work, Brittany coaches soccer and goes hunting and fishing.

Logan

Logan

Service Writer

“I have been in the industry for over 11 years. I started as a service writer at Rod’s back in 2005 & I moved back to town & back here at this awesome shop! I love what I do & helping people! I enjoy spending time with my 2 kids, building our house & camping!”

Luis

Luis

Technician

Luis has been a professional mechanic for over 13 years. He has lived in Bellingham since 1996. He was born and raised in Mexico. He loves to collect classic cars and fix them up.

Brandon

Brandon

Technician

Brandon came to Rod’s in August of 2014.- He is a certified Honda Technician! He also specializes in Subaru’s, Toyota’s, and many more makes including domestics vehicles. He has been a technician for over 11 years now. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and 2 kids! He also enjoys playing softball.

Lexus and Skye

Lexus and Skye

Shop Cats

Lexus (left) has been Rod’s Greeter for just over 9 years. She loves to sunbathe, but is usually too tired to play anymore. She asks you to be gentle when petting her, especially on the belly because she’s a bit tender there. Lexus has handed the title of “The Official Greeter” over to Skye (pictured on the right) Skye is 7 years old and LOVES people, especially strangers. Don’t be alarmed if she jumps up on you lap and hangs out with you while you are waiting for your car- she is VERY friendly. If you don’t want her on your lap just give her a slight nudge and she will understand and not bother you anymore. Lexus and Skye both love people, but are not used to dogs and are afraid of them.

Nolan

Nolan

Technician

Nolan has been with Rod’s for a year now after completing the automotive program at Bellingham Technical College and graduating high school at Ferndale High. He has been working on cars with his dad who is also a mechanic, since he was a kid. He has lived in Ferndale his whole life. In his spare time he enjoys hiking and paint balling!

Our Shop

Our Commitment

At Rod’s Japanese Auto Care, we’re proud to continually serve our customers’ needs with our expertise in auto repair. We believe in creating positive relationships with you, and we emphasize consistency and quality when repairing each vehicle. We’re proud to be the best dealership alternative auto repair facility in the Bellingham area. We’re able to pass along massive savings to our customers by cutting out overhead expenses and unnecessary marketing. We’ve earned the loyalty of hundreds of customers since we started in 2002.

Our Community

As a family owned & operated business, we’re proud to serve the families in our community. With any oil change service, we donate $5 to the charity of your choice! We also support many local and high school sports teams, including Meridian School District, Nooksack High School, Bellingham Bull Dogs, Bellingham Dogs Cheerleaders, Bellingham Technical College, Whatcom Community College, and many more. We also love to donate to local charities such as Lydia place, and the Women’s Care shelter, and Blue Skies for Children!

Our Values

At our Bellingham auto repair shop, we not only provide you quality service, but we also take care of the environment we work in. We recycle everything, including all oil, fluids, plastic, rubber, paper, and cardboard used in our auto repair services. Our team is dedicated to keeping our earth green, so we also incorporate recycled paper, a waste oil heater, and energy-efficient lighting in our shop!

 

 

A TRUE ALTERNATIVE TO THE DEALER

Looking for an affordable alternative to the high Auto Repair service pricing at the local dealership? Rod’s Japanese Auto Care can help. Owned and supported by a team of ASE certified mechanics who receive ongoing training in automotive technology and auto repair services, we’re proud to be able to offer you dealership quality knowledge and experience without dealership pricing!

 

CUTTING-EDGE TECHNOLOGY AND REAL-WORLD EXPERIENCE GET YOU BACK ON THE ROAD FASTER!

Our team of technicians strives to stay up to date on the latest automotive technology, and has professional, hands-on experience working with both foreign and domestic vehicles. We strive to use the most current diagnostic equipment available including original factory equipment, which means that we can often more quickly uncover the problem and begin working on the solution. Combining cutting-edge technology with real-world experience, it is our mission to be able to get your car back on the road in less time than it takes other shops to simply figure out what’s wrong!

CONTACT US…WE’RE HERE TO HELP!

We invite you to take a look around our website and learn a bit more about our Auto Repair shop and what we do. Read some of the testimonials from some of our many happy customers, or find out more information on some of our Auto Repair specialties. Call or email us to inquire about how we can help with your specific automobile concern. And if you’re in the Bellingham area, feel free to stop by the shop and say hello, even if you aren’t currently in any need of auto repair or maintenance services. We’d be delighted to introduce ourselves, show you around the facility and answer any questions you may have about our business and our services.

 

Benefits and Convenience for our Customers

  • 5 Years, 60,000 Miles Warranty
  • Courtesy Shuttle Service
  • 24 Hour Drop Off
  • Free Loaner Car by Appointment
  • Vehicle Pickup and Drop Off
  • Financing Available
  • Online Vehicle History Reports Through AutoVitals
  • We Think Green: We recycle everything and use a paperless system to manage our work orders.

The Result is Customer Loyalty

We are a family owned business that has been providing top-notch customer service to the residents of Bellingham since 2002. With countless 5-star reviews and customer testimonials, we are proud of our reputation as one of the area's most trustworthy Auto Repair shops.

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