Friend's Auto Center Can Help Keep Your
on the Road Longer.

Providing regular service to your vehicle will ensure to address technical issues before they become a problem.


Our Services

Friends Auto Center in Richmond, California provides a wide variety of automotive repair services. Our technicians hold relevant industry certifications and have decades of experience with the most complex technical issues and services offered in the automotive industry today. We use state of the art tools and techniques to ensure you get the best service possible.

Brakers & Brakers Repair

Our certified automotive brake and light technicians will inspect your brakes and compare to factory specifications to give you the right feedback on the state of your brakes.

Oil Change

A regular oil change will keep your car properly lubricated and your internal engine system running smooth and noise free.

Tires & Tire Repair

You depend on your tires to ensure you have a good grip on the road surface. Regular tire rotation & inspection are highly recommended

Mufflers & Exhaust Service

Properly working exhaust system ensures your vehicle engine power is working properly at all times. Regular inspection is highly recommended.

Check Engine Light

We use state of the art equipment to diagnose and troubleshoot check engine light problems. Make an appointment today if your check engine light is on.

Belts & Hoses

Belts ensure your engine primary systems run smoothly and must be inspected regularly for wear and tear. Hoses ensure your internal engine cooling system runs at the right temperature preventing overheating.

Car Heating & A/C

Air conditioning system ensures you enjoy nice cool air during days of high heat. A/C systems usually need charging once or twice a year. Yea! we can recharge your A/C system.

Steering &Suspension

We have a state of the art alignment machine that will ensure your car drives straight down the road. Properly working suspension system ensures you are safe while driving down the road.

About Friends Auto Center

Serving The Contra Costa Community Since 2000

We have served the city of Richmond and surrounding areas over the last 20 years with the utmost sense of respect, quality, customer service, and professionalism.  We thrive in ensuring safety in our workmanship in every single one of our work orders. Our quality control system is the most sophisticated known to the automotive industry. That is why our ratings are so high.

We use state of the art technology to provide the most accurate diagnosis.  Our technicians undergo regular training to ensure they are up to speed with the latest technologies and techniques in the industry.

Benefits from Working with Us

Friends Auto Center Provides The Highest Quality Service

Fully Trained Mechanics

Our technicians hold automotive industry certificates and often undergo technical training to ensure they are up to speed with the latest tools and techniques.

Car Service

We quality control every single job before the vehicle is handed over to the customer to ensure the highest customer satisfaction.


We provide warranty on parts and workmanship.

We Solve the Problems

We Are Solution Providers

Friend’s Auto Center’s team of experts will take a look at your automotive issue and get their minds together to ensure you get the proper diagnosis until your vehicle is back to normal operating conditions.  With over 100 years of combined automotive experience, your car is in expert hands. We provide bumper to bumper expertise on a wide variety of vehicles domestic and foreign.

Hours of Operation

We Are Solution Providers

Hours of Operation

Monday           8:00AM – 6:00PM

Tuesday           8:00AM – 6:00PM

Wednesday      8:00AM – 6:00PM

Thursday         8:00AM – 6:00PM

Friday              8:00AM – 6:00PM

Saturday          8:00AM – 3:00PM

Hours of Operation

We Are Solution Providers

Contact Us

3700 MacDonald Ave Richmond, CA 94805

Telephone: 510-307-5507

FAX: 510-778-9541

Hours of Operation

We Are Solution Providers

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Satisfied Customers

Customers have lots of great things to say about our service

I have known the owner for about 15 years him and his staff do really great work real great guys

Cesare Scott

Prompt and Great service. Thank you

M San

Good work, nice staff and standby their work with a satisfactory warranty. Most work completed is few hours or one day. Up front with cost. Thank You Mr. O. and crew.

Sharon Logan

This has been my go to mechanic for over ten years. Very fair and professional.

Marco Marshall

Haven't had to take my truck back yet, a year or so since they rebuilt heads on my truck and it's running good as ever. My go to mechanic...

Humberto Madrigal Jr.