Crystal Lake and Barrington Auto Repair

The McAllister Family on the Douglas Automotive Truck

The Shop Your Neighbors Trust

A push button start with TRUST illuminated in the middleOur Mission is Our Business: To make automotive repair understandable and convenient, while reducing the cost of ownership.

We love the Barrington area. Our founder, Doug McAllister grew up here and began his career running a full-service Amoco station in Barrington while developing the volunteer program for Willow Creek’s Christian Automotive Repairmen Serving® (CARS) Ministry. Our neighbors, friends, and family have trusted us to protect their cars since 1993, and we work hard to keep that trust. It’s why we remain a successful business here in Barrington today.

A Complete Approach to Total Car Care

We won’t pressure you, and can help you avoid costly or unnecessary repairs through a regular program of preventative maintenance. We maintain a comprehensive service history for your vehicle and can take care of all your automotive and tire needs. We an keep your vehicle in peak condition with a more affordable, convenient approach.

True Customer Convenience

We often get compliments on our knowledgeable, helpful team. And our clean, inviting shops offer everything you (and the kids) need to be comfortable should you with to state during repairs. If your day is too busy, we’re pleased to offer free, comfortable shuttle service to and from home, work or the train station. In addition we offer:

  • 3-year/36,000-mile warranty on all parts and labor
  • Low-cost rentals
  • Early bird and night owl drop off
  • Same-day service goal
  • On-site owner, not a franchisee

Convenient hours of service
Monday-Friday: 7AM - 6PM
Closed weekend for staff family & faith time

The Better Alternative

By law, any certified shop can perform service without voiding your warranty. Douglas Automotive is fully-certified and completely qualified to perform any service or maintenance on your car—and your factory warranty will remain intact. Click here to learn more.

$49.95 Deluxe Service Special
• Oil Change • Brake Inspection • Fluid Level Inspection • Radiator & Coolant Inspection • Belts & Hoses ... [More] Inspection • Lights Check • Tire Rotation • Battery & Charging System Test • Road Test & More! A $130 Value for only $49.95 + Tax and Disposal Fees! Call store for complete details. Most cars/light trucks. Includes up to 5 Qts. of oil & new filter. Full synthetic oil is extra. Cannot combine with other offers. ... [Hide]
Free Warning Light Inspection
If a warning light is on, your vehicle is telling you it has a problem! We will report your trouble codes ... [More] for FREE! Additional diagnostics and cost may apply. Cannot combine with any other offers. ... [Hide]
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