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Thom's Four Wheel Drive

Vincent G.
“ Simply the best mechanic I have ever done business with. Honest reliable and more than fair pricing. I have a 30 year old Wagoneer and Thom treats it like a new car.

This is my third truck that Thom has worked on and his service has always been at the same level. Good mechanics are hard to come by great ones are impossible to find, this is why Thom's always has a shop full of customers. Greg's a great manager and Jen runs a great front desk. “
Lucas M
"First I would like to say that I only take my 98 Jeep Cherokee to Thom's 4 Whee Drive repair shop. I purchased it 3 years ago and entrusted Thom's to help me get it right. It needed so much work. Thom and Greg came up with a game plan and now it is running and driving like I expected it to with these top mechanics working on it. From oil and lube to major repairs, this is the shop for quality work with a personal touch of a wonderful staff. Thanks to Thom's"
Rooney J
"I appreciated the fact that I was kept in the loop the entire time throughout the repair process. Thom's was able to diagnose the issue with my Jeep after it had been to two other shops, one being a Jeep dealer for 8 days with no fix. Thom's diagnosed the issue in one day and had my car back quickly and the price was within the estimate range."
Deasa M
"Listened to my vehicle issues and made the right recommendations. I've worked on my truck before and fairly familiar with issues, the problem is I don't have a garage, tools, or the time. I appreciate when as a customer the garage fixes what needs to be fixed and keeps communication open throughout the process. Great job. Keep up the hard and honest work!"
Manny U.
My search for a good, reliable and trustworthy mechanic is over!!!!! Thom's four wheel drive and his crew went above and beyond my. Was dealing w/ wheel alignment issue. The team address the issue and I walked out a very happy person.
David W.
Took my XJ Cherokee to Thom's because my heat was blowing cold and spoke to Gregg. Little did I know I would find my new favorite shop on the Northside. After they flushed the system thoroughly my heater is almost TOO hot without any pricey repairs! They could have just skipped that step and told me the whole system was shot, but they know what they're doing and saved me hundreds of bucks. Being a 2001 Jeep, naturally they gave me a comprehensive list of recommendations for other maintenance via text message including photos which was awesome. Never at any point did I feel like I was being upsold or pressured on anything. Returned the following week for a couple more maintenance items and once again had a great experience - on time and friendly service. If time allows, they'll even have your Jeep/4x4 washed when you arrive. They are a little more pricey than average, but you get what you pay for in this case. Good service Gregg and Thom!
Davis M.
I definitely rate Thom’s 5 stars! I took my Diesel truck and my car here for repairs, and they did an excellent job. They worked with me to help prioritize the repairs with what I could fit on my budget. Will use them again in the future!
Brian K.
Took my Porsche in for intermediate maintenance, and unfortunately they did not have the tools to perform all the work. I was notified early on and opted to get a brake line bleed instead. Only charged for services performed.
ASE Certified Master

We have ASE Certified Master
Technicians assuring your car is fixed right the first time

We repair only what needs to be repaired

We repair only what needs to be repaired and advise you of ALL your options

Car Rental available from Enterprise Rent a Car

Car Rental available from Enterprise Rent a Car

Serving Chicago since 1979

Serving Chicago since 1979

Our mechanics use state-of-the-art equipment

Our mechanics use state-of-the-art equipment to diagnose and fix your car

Easy access to CTA, Metra

Easy access to CTA, Metra

Welcome to Thom's Four Wheel Drive and Auto Service

Thom's Four Wheel Drive auto shop, located on the north side of Chicago, has been providing exceptional full-service automotive and truck repairs on both foreign and domestic vehicles for 45+ years. Our technician staff members are ASE certified and factory trained mechanics, enabling them to delve deep into your vehicle's systems to determine the precise problem and the most efficient method to complete your auto repair.

Our state-of-the-art equipment helps us diagnose your car's auto repair quickly and efficiently. Our library of technical data insures that our diagnostics are as accurate as possible in the ever-changing world of automotive technology. Some of our auto repair services include: check engine lights, tune-ups, transmission repair, brakes, and much more! We have received Angie's List 2008, 2010 and 2012 Super Service Award. We have proudly maintained an A++ rating with the Better Business Bureau since 2006; we are sponsors of the International Association of Automotive Technicians and a Food pantry collection point of the Greater Chicago Food Depository.

2 year / 24k mile warranty

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