5/15/2014-These Guys are Awesome!
I came in with a clogged air conditioning tube in my 2008 Yaris, which was causing my car to leak water and make a sound like a rain stick when I made a left turn.
Since my car is still under warranty, I called the Toyota Dealership and they said they’d charge me a $125 diagnostic fee plus labor. When I told them that I knew what the problem was, they condescended me and implied I couldn’t possible know what was wrong with my own car.
I called up Akey Brakey, described the symptoms and the said that it’s a clogged tube and I could swing by and get it fixed for 45 dollars.
I swung by, and was in and out in 20 minutes! These guys are awesome!
5/1/2014-Little acts of honesty go a long way
I’ll admit it– I’m suspicious of mechanics and anyone else who can charge me a lot of money, telling me that they are fixing things I don’t understand. So, to me, little acts of honesty go a long way. My wife and I have countless examples of little and big acts of honesty that have given me complete faith that Akey Brakey will actually look out for our best interests. Things like offering us coupons for discounts we didn’t even know existed, or telling us that we didn’t need to have them do some work we thought we needed. We first started taking our cars there when we lived close by. We’ve moved further away, but we will always make the extra drive to bring our cars in here, and we will confidently recommend them to anyone…
I’ve been here multiple times and I have always had a great experience. I am very hesitant to take my car to repair shops because staff often try to up sell and overcharge for services I don’t even need. The staff at akey brakey have always been honest, friendly, and reasonably priced. I will continue coming back even though I have moved out of town!
Took two cars here based on the positive reviews. Work seems to have been competently completed, but the pricing seemed just a tad high. I wanted to change a small outside light bulb (which I supplied), and they charged $40 for it.
Great place. Good customer service and honest people. My husband and I have been going to them for years now.
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The new shop is truly a relaxing place to be! Very bright, clean and comfortable if I need to wait for my car. I had some work done last week and I was please with the service and would recommend this to anyone needing auto repair.
Has the same GREAT service, HONEST mechanics & REASONABLE prices but with BETTER new location right off of Cheseboro with a much more COMFORTABLE waiting room. I always feel SAFE bringing my cars here because I know they have my BEST INTEREST in mind. LOVE AKEY BRAKEY!! Recommend to anyone who needs work done on their car…
Good prices and the office was really nice. The new place looks great
Akey Brakey Auto Repair
Repair on my Vehicle
World class rating 5 Stars
I took my car to Greg for many reasons and over a period of many years. Even when I changed cars. I took my cars to Akey Brakey for repairs. because Greg is an honest person. He has always been fair and reasonable with pricing. Has always described any work to be done. and has even found less expensive ways to repair my car if it was possible. I know Greg has struggled with his business in the past. but it hasn’t stopped him from maintaining his integrity as a business owner and mechanic. and doing what’s best for his customers. That’s how you get repeat business: word of mouth and good. honest work. Personally. I have had only the best of service from Greg. and he has always done the right thing by me. I can’t say a wrong thing about him.
Alan & Marge Diehl
Excellent work at reasonable prices
We’ve taken several family cars and an RV to Akey Brakey over the years. We have recommended this honest auto repair shop to family and friends. No one has been disappointed. Westlake Village, CA.
Agoura Hills. CA
Finally an honest mechanic!!!
Not knowing a lot about cars I had a great experience with this shop. They cured a brake problem that other shops could not. Very nice family run business. Appointments get you in and out fast!!! I would recommend this honest shop to my own mother. I love them.
Unbelievable!! Went to Honda Dealership because my remote key was inoperative. Wanted to charge S300. Went to Akey Brakey where I get my oil changed. Showed them the problem and low and behold Mark fixed it in 3 minutes. The wire had come loose so he reattached it and didn’t charge anything!!! This is whatl call an honest mechanic…
We’ve taken our cars to Akey Brakey since they opened their shop in 1993. I feel very fortunate to have Akey Brakey in our neighborhood. and I completely trust Greg and his crew. They are wonderful about letting us know what really needs to be done. they try hard to fit us in when an unexpected problem develops with one of our cars. and they help us explore options on repairs that are particularly costly. I highly recommend them!
Oak Park. CA
Friendly. Fast and Fair
I’ve taken my car here several times. for brakes. tune-ups. etc. Never had any problems with the service. it’s been all very routine.