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Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Repair

Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Repair
John's Automotive Service is here to to help you keep your hybrid or electric vehicle running efficiently and Eco-friendly. Contact us today at 319-396-4206 to set up a time for us to service your vehicle.

At John's Automotive Service you'll find the expertise and premium parts needed to get your hybrid or electric vehicle back on the road in no time. The days of being stuck with dealer repairs, and the sky high bills that come with them, are over. At John's Automotive Service you'll find highly trained and qualified mechanics with expertise in every area that makes your hybrid or EV different from everyday vehicles, such as electric drivetrain components and regenerative braking systems.

Your hybrid car's electric motor allows it to save gas when driving around in stop and go traffic. Getting your car rolling strains your engine much more than cruising along at a steady pace. This is where the torque of an electric motor comes into the hybrid drive system, and where your gas savings come from. At John's Automotive Service, our experts are trained to keep those savings coming, by ensuring that the electric motors in your hybrid or EV are in optimal working condition. We provide diagnostic testing, repairs, and preventative maintenance for drivers near Cedar Rapids to make sure your hybrid or EV remains at peak performance.

Without your vehicle's battery and charging systems, those fuel-saving electric motors will have no power to turn. The specialized batteries in hybrid and electric vehicles are the costliest part of the entire system, so they should be serviced by mechanics that have expert training in the field. At John's Automotive Service we ensure that only certified technicians, fully trained across all major manufacturers' power systems, will service your vehicle's battery and charging systems. As with your vehicle's electric motors, we can diagnose and repair issues, as well as sourcing and installing quality replacement parts should the job require it.

The capacity for regenerative braking is another clever feature of your hybrid or EV. This kind of braking essentially puts the electric motor(s) into reverse, assisting the mechanical brake pads and slowing the vehicle while generating electricity to charge the battery. A beneficial side effect of this system is the longevity that drivers see in the life of their brake system. At John's Automotive Service we carefully monitor your vehicle's brake pads to ensure the pads last as long as possible, saving you even more money in the process. When it's finally time to replace the pads, we'll have you back on the road within a matter of hours.

If you are looking for great service for your hybrid car or electric vehicle in the Cedar Rapids IA area call John's Automotive Service today at 319-396-4206.


What Our Customers Are Saying

Great people and great service! Would recommend to anyone!


-Aaron B.

Great place to take your vehicle if you are looking for trust worthy service at a very competitive price. The staff is reliable, honest, prompt, and most importantly, knowledgeable. I have serviced my car here several times now and will continue to come back in the future because of their quality service and friendly atmosphere.


-Mark K.

As usual, the service is excellent, the prices are very good, and the information provided is always right on target. I have never had anyone there try to sell me anything I didn''t need. I have been a customer for a number of years. For as long as I am able to drive, I will always depend on John's Auto Service.


-Robert S.

I've been a long time customer. Business as usual. Staff took the time to get an accurate diagnosis without guessing.


-Ron N.

I do enjoy the rewards of being a car club member at John's Automotive! I actually left John"s Auto and I didn't have to get my card out to pay the bill. It was all covered by my Car Club membership. It pays to be loyal customer at John"s Automotive. I have received excellent care car!


-Peggy M.

I've been going to John's Automotive Service for about 5 years and have always been treated with respect. Bob, Al and the team do what repairs are required and do not try to up-sell you on things that are not needed. I do a lot of my own repair work, but I take it to John's when I need added expertise, special tools or just don't want to do it.


-Scott S.

The team at John's Automotive are knowledgeable, friendly and trustworthy. They always leave me feeling that they have my best interests at heart. Never fun to spend money on car repairs but it helps when you know you are getting value.


-Thomas G.

As always, John's Auto provided the quality service I have come to expect from them. They finish on time and in budget. I love the use of their loaner car as well. No upselling of additional services, but they will keep an eye on possible needs in the future.


-Josh W.

I absolutely love the people and service at John's Automotive Service. They are friendly, thorough, fair, and honest. They work around my schedule and always help to make sure I'm getting the best deal. They have an outstanding rewards program. I would highly recommend John's to anyone needing anything from minor to major repairs and service.


-Natalie I.

I can only give John's Automotive five stars for their service. They're knowledgeable, they are patient in explaining what and why I need work on my vehicle. They don't look at me or talk to me like I'm just a female, and not worth their time. They are people friendly, which is also important to me. Last fall they even went above and beyond 'the call of duty'. After they had finished working on my truck, I rode my recumbent trike to their shop to pickup the truck. I had just bought the transport rack and was still learning how to load the trike. They volunteered to help me get the trike loaded. As a matter of fact, one of the mechanics even helped adjust the rack to fit the trike better. Some places would just say ... To bad: it's your problem. Not the personnel at John's ... They wanted to make sure both I and my trike were safe. My father has been gone for years and my brothers and son do not live close. It is really nice to feel secure in the fact that I have mechanics who will give me good advice without taking advantage of me and at the same time, give me qualîty work that they stand behind. Thanks to all personnel at John's Automotive.


-Diane K.
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