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Welcome to Neal's Garage

Welcome to Neal's Garage – your trusted partner for all things auto repair and maintenance since our journey began back in 1950, right here in Durham, NC. Over the years, we've blossomed into one of Durham's premier destinations for car care. At Neal's Garage, we believe the secret to our lasting success is simple: we treat our customers like family. This approach has earned us a host of glowing testimonials from those who've experienced our service firsthand. As a comprehensive auto repair shop, we've been the go-to choice for generations of customers. From oil changes to brake repairs, and everything in between – if your vehicle has an issue, whether it's at the front bumper or the rear exhaust, we've got you covered. Trust us to keep your ride running smoothly!

Free car & auto services offered

Wheel Alignment Testing

Wheel alignment is a crucial service that adjusts your car's wheels to the manufacturer's recommended positions, ensuring your car drives straight and your tires wear evenly. It's essential for a smooth ride and optimal fuel efficiency. Drop by Neal's Garage, and we'll ensure your wheels are perfectly aligned for a safer, more enjoyable drive.

Battery Testing

Battery testing is a quick but vital service to check whether your car's battery is holding enough charge to start your engine reliably and power all your electrical components. At Neal's Garage, we use state-of-the-art equipment to evaluate your battery's health, ensuring you're never left stranded with a car that won't start. Swing by for a battery check to give you peace of mind that your car will be ready to go whenever you are.

Tire Inspection

Tire inspection is a critical service to ensure your safety on the road. Our team at Neal's Garage meticulously examines your tires for any signs of wear, damage, or incorrect pressure that could lead to decreased performance or even a blowout. Drive in for a tire check today and roll out with confidence, knowing your tires are in top condition for your journey ahead.

Brake Inspection

A brake inspection is a crucial safety check where our skilled mechanics at Neal's Garage assess the condition of your braking system. We look at the brake pads, rotors, fluid, and all connected components to ensure everything is in working order. Swing by for a thorough brake evaluation and drive with the assurance that your vehicle can stop on a dime when it matters most.

ASE Certified Mechanics Serving Durham, NC since 1950.

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We're the first shop in Durham, NC with EV charging and certified in EV maintenance & repair.

Tire Repair & Service

Tire repair and service at Neal's Garage is your one-stop solution for all tire-related issues. Whether it's fixing a puncture, balancing for a smooth ride, or rotating your tires for even wear, our experts have you covered. Trust us to keep your tires in peak condition, ensuring your safety and extending the life of your tires with our comprehensive tire services.

Car Repairs

At Neal's Garage, we understand the importance of dependable car repair services. From the simplest fixes to the most complex issues under the hood, our seasoned mechanics are equipped to handle all your repair needs. With our blend of experience, precision, and a commitment to getting you back on the road safely, we're the trusted choice for car repairs in the community. Whether it’s a timing belt that’s run its course or an engine that needs fine-tuning, you can count on us for reliable service every time.

Check Engine Light

When your check engine light comes on, it's your car's way of telling you it needs a little TLC. Here at Neal's Garage, we're on hand to diagnose the issue promptly with our advanced diagnostic tools. We'll pinpoint the source of the problem, explain what's going on, and provide a clear solution to get you back on the road with confidence. Don’t ignore your car’s cry for help—let our experts take care of that pesky check engine light today!

Car Maintenance

Regular car maintenance is the key to a reliable and long-lasting vehicle, and at Neal's Garage, that's exactly what we specialize in. Our comprehensive maintenance services cover oil changes, filter replacements, fluid checks, and more to keep your car running smoothly. Trust our team to help maintain your car's health with top-notch care and advice, ensuring you stay worry-free and your vehicle stays road-ready.

Neal’s Garage is a full service Auto Repair shop. Since 1950, our customers have trusted us for their routine maintenance and auto repair services. We have the experience to do it right — if there’s an issue from the headlight to the taillight, Neal’s Garage can help!


  • New Car Warranty Service & Repairs
  • Fuel System Service
  • Alignments
  • Tires
  • 30-60-90K Services
  • On-site Welding Services
  • Clutches
  • Auto Glass Repair / Replacement
  • Air Conditioning Service & Repair
  • Preventative Maintenance Services
  • Electrical (Starters, Alternators, etc)
  • Hybrid Vehicle Service and Repair
  • Auto Detail Service
  • Power Steering System
  • Diagnostic Services
  • Exhaust
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Inspections
  • Brakes
  • E-Fleet Club Service
  • Timing Belt Replacement