Roc La Lu Automotive Repair Offers Auto Repair Services You Can Count On!
Roc La Lu Automotive Repair is the automotive expert in Albuquerque, NM 87108. Since,
2014 we've provided the Albuquerque area with reliable, affordable automotive
maintenance and repair services including 4x4 Services, Alignment, Brakes, Car & Truck Care, Collision Repair Services, Domestic Cars & Trucks, Electric and Hybrid Vehicle , Electrical Services, Electronic Services, Engine & Transmission, Engine Maintenance, General Services, Heating and Cooling Services, Import Cars & Trucks, Miscellaneous Services, Quick Lube Services, Tires, Towing, Transmission Services and Undercar Services.
We have experience servicing all makes and models of domestic and import vehicles, and we're honored to keep vehicles throughout the Albuquerque area reliable and well-maintained. Our skillful mechanics will take great care of your vehicle too, quickly diagnosing any problems and offering cost-effective solutions to get you back on the road.
Call Roc La Lu Automotive Repair today at 505-255-0310! You can also send us an email. Either way, we're looking forward to providing you with reliable automotive service!
According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.
The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)
Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.
Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.
Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.
A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.
Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.
Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.
Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.
Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.
Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.
Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.
Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.
Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.
Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.
Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.
Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.
Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.
Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.
Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.
These guys did a Brembo Brake conversion on my Dodge Magnum - it hasn't ever stopped this well! From basic service and sensor evaluations to suspension work these guys can do it all and fast! Definitely my go to shop in Albuquerque!
Great place to take your car if it needs any repair work done! I am a female, so it makes me hesitant taking my vehicle to a new place since you always hear horror stories of how females are ripped off by auto repair shops. However, after asking a friend for a referral, she recommended Lawrence at Roc La Lu Auto Repair Shop at 315 San Pedro. I also called other repair shops for estimates on brake pads and rotors, the work I needed done, and Roc La Lu was the lowest price I could find. I am visiting back in Albuquerque now for a few days, and I really wish that I would have known of this place while I lived here. However, I live in Arizona, so if I need any repair work done and can drive my vehicle here, I will bring it to Roc La Lu. Highly recommend it!
I have taken my car to dealerships and highly recommended auto shops here. Roc la lu is the experience every woman hopes for. They are honest and give the information and price of repairs. They have years of experience and I always say they could quite possibly fix anything:) they are awesome.
Good honest mechanics highly recommend
We take all of our business vehicle to Lawerence over at Roc La Lu and he always does an amazing job at a very fair price!! The shop always seems very busy but he somehow manages a way to get us in and out quickly. Thanks for all you do!
So, I've been taking my 2002 Jeep Liberty, which I bought used and had for 5 years, to Lawrence, and he takes very good care of my vehicles. They are very forthcoming, trustworthy, and have honest prices. I even have his person cell, given age of my truck and the 'emergency' calls I've had to give to him. I've had my water pump, alternator, battery, back window, entire radiator system, head lights cleaned, thermostat fixed. In March of 2017, that straw that broke the camel's back was when my transmission went out WHILE I was driving. I had it towed to his place, he gave me a quote for the fix and labor - far too much for a 15 year old vehicle and I wasn't looking into pouring too much money into it - so I went and got a new car and gave him the Jeep so that he could do what he wanted with it. I'm not from ABQ, but he's the first mechanic I've trusted with the welfare and health of my vehicle. Roc La Lu is fantastic.
I moved back to NM less than a year ago and shortly after my move needed a repair for my BMW. As a female, I look for honesty, trustworthiness and reliability all which are hard to find in the auto repair industry. This place has it all including great personalities and reasonable pricing. I have not had any issues with my car since its repair and I now take my car here for all it's maintenance needs. Roc La Lu will continue to be my go to auto repair place for all my vehicle needs.
Great experience i have ever had. Every time i need a repair the owner and employees take great care of me. The work gets done right the first time and in a timely manner. I suggest this shop to everyone. They even do payment plans.
Great shop and always helpful. Willing to answer questions and help educate about vehicle issues which is wonderdul.
I have taken my car to Roc La Lu for a few years now. Everything from regular maintenance to a new intake manifold. Super honest guys that do great work aren't trying to suck every penny out of you. Friends and family have also had service there and love it. Won't take my care anywhere else.
Roc La Lou are freaking awesome! So had my car taken there from a "mechanic" whom works at the Chevy dealership who does work on the side. Gave us a price and we have done it. But did not know Roc La Lou until having to go through the trouble, everything happens for a reason. But I've found the best shop I've ever been to. These guys are very professional and got the job done for me. They have gotten a screw that has been drilled so tight into my engine block which broke from being screwed in too tight from trying to get the thermostat housing on. Their prices are unbeatable, they get the job done, they don't give you the run around, test driven the car before we have taken it in poccesion incase something else could've been wrong. Thank you guys so much! If it wasn't for these two gentlemen at the shop my engine could've been blown. Due to my thermostat housing being "glued" on instead of using the "gaskets". Now they are my go to shop whenever I need something done, right and at the best price!