Tom Dwyer Automotive Service

  • 4.8 of 5 stars
23 reviews

530 SE Tenino St, Portland, OR 97202, us

(503) 230-2300


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Has ASE certified mechanics
Reminds you when routine maintenance is needed
Keeps track of your cars repair history for you
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 07, 2011
Jul 02, 1997
I trust him to be honest, frank, and professional
Jul 18, 1997
Dwyer is by far the best mechanic I've ever known. Professional and courteous, they always take the time to thoroughly discuss whats going on with my auto. I never feel incompetent or stupid despite my ignorance about cars because they seem to have a genuine interest in "teaching" their customers about their autos. The best.
Sep 13, 1997
Tom Dwyer has aided me to avoid many lemons in pre-purchase inspections, he has talked to length... about tires and other very interesting automotive things, he has helped me in a pinch, and he's a good guy besides. My whole family is loyal to his shop. His prices are not the cheapest, but he and his staff are very good. You get what you pay for. No? I've been a customer of Tom Dwyer Automotive for 10 years and have never been unhappy with service or advice. I've watched his business grow and maintain good service standards to boot.
Apr 26, 1999
Tom Dwyer Automotive keep has the same mechanic or mechanics do all the repairs to your car while it is in the shop so they know what work has been done and how it was done. When my wife had radiator trouble with her 95 ford taurus, we took it my mechinic on a Monday. They told us that they could finish the work by thursday. The mechanic leading the job on our car hurt his hand and couldn't finish on Thursday. So before we went in to pick it up, they called us and explained it would be another day before our car was ready and to apologize for the inconvience they wanted to give us a ten percent discount on the overall price. The price was already better than most other places we had looked at. Simply put, our mechanic runs such a clean, honest, respectful and efficient business that my wife, a medical student, wants to model her future practice on his shop.
Dec 10, 1999
First of all I no longer live in Portland, but I'd move back for this garage! I asked them to come with me, but alas they could not.
Feb 15, 2005
Always friendly, always explain the work that is needed without making you feel stupid for asking questions. They are trustworthy, and have refused to do work that another mechanic said was "necessary." The location isn't convenient for me since I work and live in Beaverton, but because they are high on the trust factor I don't mind going out of my way.
Nov 07, 2011
Aug 16, 2004
The shop is actually called Tom DWYER, and it's in Sellwood. They kept my band's van on the road through 3 years of touring. They even talked us through a problem with the cooling system via cell-phone while we were stranded on the side of the road in West Texas!
Aug 19, 2004
Tom has been looking after my cars since the early 90s. Except for the time I gave up autos in favor of bicycle transport. Burn fat not oil! Anyway, He was always helpful and even helped me steer clear of a few bad car purchases even though he would have made a bundle. He takes the time to explain what needs doing and after a few "Tom, could you dumb that down a little"s I understand what he is saying without any problems. I didn't give his neighborhood the safest rating because I lived close by.

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