Dorn's Auto Repair Service Truly Makes us Your One Stop Shop for Automotive Care

Since 1965, we've helped drivers in Richmond maintain the value of their vehicles and preserve their manufacturer warranties!


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Auto Repair

Auto Service Center

Dorn’s Auto Repair Service and Car Care is part of the Dorn’s Body and Paint family. Their service and diagnostic area was designed specifically for mechanical repairs and maintenance. Our goal at Dorn’s Auto Service is to help you maintain the value of your vehicle whether you own or lease it or if your vehicle is part of a Fleet, we can handle all types of repairs. Every one of our mechanical technicians is ASE certified, so you will receive only the best work on your car, Truck or Van.

Dorn’s Auto Service stands above other repair facilities with our trained professionals, top of the line technology and accommodating facility and personnel. In fact, we are one of the only Service Centers in Virginia to have the new environmentally based Air Conditioning refrigerant YF-1234. This is what manufactures such as Land Rover, Mercedes Benz, Jaguar and General Motors will start using in 2015 and beyond. Well, at Dorn’s Auto Service, we are ready for it today!

Ask Dorn’s Auto Service about our weekly specials and money saving ideas. We can arrange financing if needed to guarantee you will always get the best service and value for every dollar you spend with us.


Services We Offer
Preventative Maintenance
Tires (Michelin, Goodyear, Continental, Yokohama, Cooper and more)
Oil Changes and Lubrication
Brake Service, Installations and Repair
Four Wheel Alignments
Electrical Repairs and Diagnosis
Coolant Flushes and Service
Pre-Purchase Inspections
Pre-Trip Inspections
Cooling System
Steering and Suspension
Transmission and Clutch replacement and overhaul
Full Belt Replacement
Shocks and Strut replacement
Factory 30,000 miles Service
Factory 60,000 miles Service
Factory 90,000 miles Service
Fuel Injection Service and Repair
Air Conditioning Recharge/Winterizing
Full Diesel Repairs

Proper Tire Maintenance

Proper tire maintenance and inspection is extremely important because the tires are the only thing between you and the road. The most important aspect of tire maintenance is the proper inflation of your tires. Tire rotation, balance, and alignment are important to ensure even tread wear and a comfortable ride.

Check Tire Pressure
Wheel Balance
Tire Rotation
Wheel Alignment
Tire Tread Depth

Take Care of Your Car’s Fluids

Remember that it is important to check all the fluids of your vehicle on a regular basis. The temperature of the vehicle not only affects the fluid levels but could cause injury if you come in contact with the hot engine parts.

Oil Changes
Windshield Washer Fluid
Brake Fluid

At Dorn’s, our Auto Service Center can handle just about everything from alignments and, transmission repair to full engine repair and replacement. We can keep your vehicle on the road longer and less expensive than anyone else in the local market. Find out why our clients and commercial fleet accounts are so loyal to our Auto Service Center.

Built on the loyalty of an ever-growing list of satisfied customers, we give you the same top quality of expertise found at a dealership, but provide a much better value on a personal level. Our cost effective auto repair services are backed by a 2 year/24,000 mile warranty and friendly, convenient customer support.

If your car has been involved in an accident – or if you just don’t like the strange sound that’s coming from under the hood – make sure you stop by our auto body and repair shop today. Our licensed auto repair experts specialize in all aspects of car maintenance and repair, including:

Other Services We Offer
Computerized diagnostics
Wheel alignment
Collision repair
Color matching
Custom paint jobs
Emission testing

We also will get your vehicle in tip–top shape for your state inspection, or make the necessary adjustments needed quickly and easily if you’ve failed inspection.

You can feel secure bringing your car, truck or van to our shop – foreign, domestic, rare and antique makes and models are always welcome.


Why Choose Us

  • Foreign and Domestic Auto Repair
  • Certified Expert Technicians
  • Free Estimates
  • Hertz On Site Car Rental
  • State of the Art Welding Technology
  • Environmentally Friendly
  • Towing Service Available 24/7
  • 3D, Computerized Frame & Structural Repair
  • Lifetime Warranty
  • All Work is Guaranteed

Dorn’s has been Richmond’s premiere auto body shop for over 50 years.