Stranded with car trouble? Find where to fix it

Kali Price

Between trips home or back and forth to Dix Stadium, anyone’s car is prone to taking a beating. With the harsh winter ahead, simple tune-ups are necessary. In case something goes wrong with your car, it’s good to know there are plenty of repair shops around Kent to take care of all of your car care needs. Here’s a few:

Meineke Car Care Center

Located on the corner of state routes 261 and 43 at 1610 S. Water St., Meineke is a familiar chain that offers a multitude of services for your car.

Meineke performs services that every car needs such as oil changes, tires, batteries and tune ups. They also repair everything from exhaust to belts to shocks and struts.

Printable coupons can be found on the Meineke Web site.

To contact this shop, call (330) 677-9455.

Meineke is open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and is closed on Sundays.

Firestone Tire and Service Centers

Firestone Tire and Service Centers offer more than just tire services. The shop also does other services including maintenance, brakes, exhaust and suspension.

Walk-ins are accepted. The shop is open seven days a week. Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays.

Firestone is located at 202 E. Main St. and can be contacted by calling (330) 673-1700.

Performance Collision

Accidents happen. If your car needs collision repair, Performance Collision on 1505 Enterprise Way can take care of your car’s body needs. Performance does body and paint work for cars, motorcycles, SUVs and trucks.

Performance is open 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

No appointments are necessary, but the shop does ask that you call ahead. Contact Performance Collision at (330) 677-4004.

Contact general assignment reporter Kali Price at [email protected].