Import Maintenance Service

  • 5.0 of 5 stars
14 reviews

1817 3rd Ave S, Birmingham, AL 35222, us

(205) 324-8438


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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)
Mar 30, 1998
Danny is very honest, which I feel is one of the most important characteristics a mechanic can have. He is very competent. He specializes in Honda, but I take my Nissan to him and have been very pleased. Also, He is a nice person.
Oct 30, 1998
Danny always looks for the most cost-effective solution for the customer, even if it means he doesn't make as much. In fact, he's done several small jobs for free, including fixing a window that wouldn't roll up and putting in a free can of freon (yes, the old and expensive kind, too!) My Civic Si has 85,000 miles on it, and with Danny's help, it's running as well as a new one. If you want your Honda looked at in Birmingham, give Danny a call at Import Maintenance.
Nov 03, 2000
I had been postponing the big timing belt replacement on my Honda, but finally decided to get it done. I found the recommendation on this website for Danny Tsimpides and deicided to try his shop. What I liked was actually talking to the person who was going to work on the car, being shown what was wrong with my car, and having things clearly explained. I have never spent so much money on car repairs and felt so good about it. The car sounds great now. I don't know if Danny Tsimpides is the best Honda mechanic in town, but I wouldn't be surprised if he is....and I am sure he is the nicest to deal with.
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Jan 11, 2005
For the past several years Danny kept my 10+ year old Honda Accord rolling along. When it finally reached the point where I needed a new car, one of the reasons I chose another Honda is so I don't have to find a new mechanic. Even though the dealer will extend the warranty if I get all the service from the dealer, I will instead go back to Danny. Having a mechanic you trust and like and can call on the phone to ask questions (even about the new car you're buying) is great!
Jul 26, 2007
Danny Tsimpides is the gold standard for mechanics, as far as I'm concerned. He kept my 1993 Honda Accord EX in excellent running condition for several years and always treated me with respect, good humor and honesty. Women, in particular, should feel comfortable bringing their cars to Danny. He explains problems and solutions very clearly -- even takes the time to show you what's going on under the hood -- and never talks down to you. He really knows Hondas and handles other foreign cars, too. I can't say enough good things about him. He's a great mechanic and a great guy.
Jun 10, 2008
Danny always did a good job for me on my Acura when I lived in Birmingham. I even sent my mother to him when she came down to visit. I don't live there anymore, but I highly recommend him. About the only things I can say bad about his shop are that he doesn't always have the specialized equipment newer cars are requiring and that his shop is strictly for those who expect to drop off their car and not wait around for it to be finished, even though he's usually pretty prompt, since there's no place to do so except at a local restaurant or the like. He often went a little bit extra for me and didn't always charge, or charge very much, for something that was bit more than minor. His shop is pretty much a one man show and working on Hondas and other Japanese cars is very much a "feast and famine" proposition that probably wouldn't be possible for him without the generosity of his church leasing him his facilities, so I wanted to add my feelings to help him out with a recommendation from a satisfied customer.
Oct 07, 2009
First mechanic I've ever had that I trust completely...other than my Dad. Danny Tsimpides owns and operates his business single-handedly, as far as I know. He is personable and reliable, prompt with calls to let us know what needs to be done and clear with his cost estimates, which he has always honored. I always come away feeling repair costs are reasonable and fair. If he is backed up on work he lets us know up front, but has never kept us waiting for more than a day or two. Once a repair is begun, it is always completed in very reasonable time. Despite his quick work, Danny never fails to take time to explain thoroughly what he's done, point out things we should watch for, and let us know matter-of-factually if there are repairs he anticipates might be down the road - without big-shop fear tactics or pressure to lay out money for a 'pre-emptive strike.' I have recommended Danny to friends and relatives, and those who have used him seem equally pleased. I hope Danny stays in business for as long as I own cars!

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