Foreign Motors of Durham

  • 4.7 of 5 stars
9 reviews

10 Dover Rd., Durham, NH 03824, us

(603) 868-5274


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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)
Nov 06, 2011
May 08, 1997
I brought my Saab 900 in for repairs since it was running poorly. I expected it would need extensive work since it was doing all sorts of strange things. The check engine and was on and the upshift light was flickering...very wierd. Also the car would hesitate when accelerating and start hard. Gary told me he would check it out. I expected the worst. When I returned to pick up the car, I was amazed. I had been charged only $19.00 for a half hours labor and sent on my way. It turned out that there was a bad connection on the throttle position switch, whatever that is, and the problem was corrected. I would or could have paid possibly ten times that and been happy (I definetly would have at Gary Blake Saab in Exeter!). Gary could have overcharged me but he didn't. I realize now that there are honest mechanics out there, you just have to find one. I strongly reccommend Foreign Motors of Durham. You can count on them being trustworthy and competent. I no longer go in asking for written estimates, because I know I won't get ripped off, the $19.00 bill assures me of that.
Jan 20, 2005
Very impressed by their honesty. Had to replace a part in my Audi A4. The dealer wanted $700 for the job. They helped me find a used part at my request and completed the job for $260. Everything works great. I will definitely be going back.
Nov 15, 2006
Gary is a great mechanic. Though he can be a bit brusk at times at his heart he is a very good egg. They do great honest work and look out for the customer. If you ever need a volvo worked on in this area he is the guy to see
Nov 02, 2008
Gary, the owner, enjoys working on Jaguars and that is hard to find in any repair shop in my area. He, or his Jag specialist, fix the problem and in the proper manner.
Jul 01, 2009
We have taken a VW, Volvo, & SAAB to Gary. He always fixes them at a reasonable price in a respectable amount of time. If he is too busy to work on something, he'll tell us, and if it is something urgent, he will find a way to fit it in. Gary may appear gruff at times, but he has treated my husband and me fairly, respectfully, and honestly. Given his training with Peugeots (oh I wish those were still sold in the US) and other foreign cars, and his incredibly high integrity quotient, I highly recommend him to anyone.
Nov 06, 2011
Dec 26, 2010
Gary always tells me not to waste money doing repairs only in order to get the check engine light to go off. Any other auto shop would be delighted to take my money on whatever minor equipment repair or replacement would be required to get the light turned back off.
Feb 18, 2017
Gary closed the shop last year.

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