Ken's Automotive

  • 4.9 of 5 stars
7 reviews

203 Laurel Dr, Friendswood, TX 77546, us

(281) 996-8370


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Specializes in Transmission work
Specializes in Air Conditioning work
Specializes in Engine Rebuild work
They are always honest
They are competent
Their repair price is reasonable
They complete the work in a timely manner
They respond well when they screw something up
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
They are always honest
I would use this mechanic again
I would recommend this mechanic to others
They fix the problem the first time
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
Nov 06, 2011
Jan 21, 1999
Vic has been my mechanic for my last three cars (about 13 years). He kept the first car going when I was single, teaching in a Catholic school, and unable to afford a new one. Now two of my friends, my brother- and sister-in-law, my husband, and me all take our cars to Vic. He is also the mechanic for the local police department, so he must do good work (and yes, the local police do have a reputation for catching folks!).
May 27, 2007
I was traveling through the area and had a problem with my Nissan Pathfinder. I had taken it to the local dealership but had received horrible service there. Days after working with that dealership a new problem came up - no dash lights on my vehicle. I went back to the dealership to see if it was something they did. They swore the entire system that turned the headlights on would have to be replaced at a cost of $300. I decided to dig around for other options. This website was recommended to me and I found Ken's Automotive just around the corner from where I was staying. Ken identified right away that the problem was simply a blown fuse and figured out what caused the fuse to blow. New fuse was put in and new trailer light connection installed for an excellent deal. I would highly recommend this repair shop to anyone. Excellent trustworthy service.
Apr 03, 2011
Someone gave us a twenty-year old van equipped with motorized wheelchair ramp, since I have a child in a wheelchair. It was parked in front of the house when we had one of our periodic floods in Friendswood. The motor that operated the ramp was under water. Ken got a replacement motor (from an appliance parts store, I believe,) and got the ramp working again. How many shops would have bothered to work on this? I was very touched.
Apr 03, 2011
Ken has done repairs on my last two cars, and on my brother's ancient Izusu. He kept the Izusu going for 22 years.
Aug 11, 2014
  • LivingInFriendswood25years
I've had this Honda Civic SI for 7 years (since 2007), this is the first time this car has been in the shop. They fixed in in a day. Couldn't ask for better service. Also, my prior car was a Honda Odyssey (from 2000-2007). It rarely needed work, but when it did, they explained what was wrong, repaired it quickly and gave me fair pricing. Ken is also so refreshingly honest. When the Odyssey was at 200,000 miles, the transmission was failing. He knew I only had the one vehicle and need a reliable car, so told me that though he could replace the transmission and it might go another 200,000 miles, in the next few years, I could expect belts, hoses, and possibly the air to fail, so I needed to think about did I want to put the money in a new transmission or in a new car...a good man.
Mar 10, 2016
  • jtom58
I have trusted Ken to to do numerous repairs on my aged vehicles for about 15 years now. I have recommended family and friends to Ken and have heard nothing but good things about his work. My only wish is that he would be open on Saturdays. But I guess we can't have everything.

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