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Authorized Motor Service Inc

4.5 of 5 stars 14 Reviews

Major Engine Installation Center (New & Used Engines) & Complete Auto Repair Station
1112 S 8th St, Philadelphia, PA 19147
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Authorized Motor Services has been Philadelphia's motor specialists since 1929 - with over 75 years of service our expertise is 2nd to none. We can fix, rebuild or install any make or model engine. We are also a full service auto repair facility with...read more
Authorized Motor Services has been Philadelphia's motor specialists since 1929 - with over 75 years of service our expertise is 2nd to none. We can fix, rebuild or install any make or model engine. We are also a full service auto repair facility with ASE Certified Master Techs & Authorized Motor Service is even a Licensed PA Inspection facility. If your engine can't be fixed, we also offer a full line of new or low mileage used engines. Ask About Our 5 Year 50000 Mile Extended Warranty. We have one of the largest inventories on the East Coast. We offer all types of auto & truck repair. Financing can be arranged. We offer free engine diagnosis. Call today & schedule your repair
 
 

Business Details

Categories

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Auto Engine Rebuilding, Auto Engines Service & Repair, Auto Service & Repair, Engines Rebuilding Service & Repair, Truck Engines

Hours of Operation

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  • Mon 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Tue 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Wed 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Thu 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Fri 09:00 AM-06:00 PM
  • Sat 09:00 AM-02:00 PM

Brands

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  • All American Vehicles
  • All European Vehicles
  • All Japanese Vehicles
  • Lincoln

Payment Options

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  • American Express
  • Debit Cards
  • Discover
  • Financing Available
  • MasterCard
  • More
  • Personal Checks
  • VISA
  • Less

Certification & Affiliations

  • AERA
  • Certified Mechanics

Customers Served

  • Residential, Commercial

Emergency Service

  • Emergency service available

Ownership

  • Family Owned

Products & Services

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  • Air Bag Service & Repair
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning Service
  • Alternator Installation & Repair
  • Auto Repair
  • More
  • Axles
  • Ball Joints
  • Battery & Ignition Service & Repair
  • Belts
  • Brake Service & Repair
  • Brakes
  • Braking Systems
  • Bumper-To-Bumper Repair
  • Clutch Service & Repair
  • Commercial Services
  • Computerized Diagnosis
  • Cooling Systems
  • Corporate Accounts
  • CUSTOM ENGINES
  • Cylinder Head & Block Repair
  • Diagnostics
  • Differential Repair
  • Drive Shaft Repair
  • Emissions Testing
  • Engine Exchange
  • Engine Installation
  • Engine Service & Repair
  • Engines Install & Sold
  • Estimates
  • Exhaust System Service & Repair
  • Exhaust Systems
  • Financing
  • Fleet & Contract Services
  • Free Estimates
  • Freon Service
  • Fuel & Oil Conditioners
  • Fuel Injection
  • Fuel System Service & Repair
  • Heating System Service & Repair
  • Hoses
  • Imports
  • Inside Parking
  • Installation
  • Installations
  • Insurance Work
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance & Service Contracts
  • Major Auto Repair
  • Mayor Auto Repair
  • Mufflers
  • NEW
  • New Engines
  • No Appointment Necessary
  • Oil & Lube
  • Phone Quotes
  • Rebuilding
  • Rebuilt
  • Remanufactures
  • Repair
  • Same Day Service
  • Set Up
  • Set Up & Installation
  • Shocks
  • Steering System Service & Repair
  • Struts
  • Struts & Shocks
  • Suspension Service & Repair
  • Timing Belt & Heads
  • Towing
  • Transmissions Service & Repair
  • Tune Ups
  • Tune-Ups
  • Used Engines
  • used Low Mileage
  • Vans
  • Vehicle Inspections
  • Warranties & Guarantees
  • While You Wait
  • Wiring
  • Less

Specialties

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  • All American Vehicles
  • All European Vehicles
  • All Japanese Vehicles
  • All Van's
  • Engines
  • More
  • European
  • Japanese
  • Pickups
  • SUV
  • Towing
  • Trucks
  • Vans
  • Less

Additional Information

  • Need An Engine For Your Car We Got 'Em, American/Japanese/European Autos, SUV/Truck/Pickup/Van Specialist, Engines Installed / Repaired, Remanufactured - Rebuilt - Exchanged, Used Engines Available, T... More Need An Engine For Your Car We Got 'Em, American/Japanese/European Autos, SUV/Truck/Pickup/Van Specialist, Engines Installed / Repaired, Remanufactured - Rebuilt - Exchanged, Used Engines Available, Towing Service Available, All Types Of Engines Sold, Exchanged Cylinder HeadsLess

In Business Since

  • 1929
  • Licensed, Insured

Areas Served

  • Philadelphia
 

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5 of 5 stars
Feb 3, 2014
by anonymous
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Thank you guys for fixing my truck. You guys are honest, professional, got my truck back to me quickly. all the things I need in a mechanic. Go to these guys, they will do right by you. They did by me, even though I didn'nt want to hear the bads new... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Jan 15, 2014
by anonymous
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Go here, I am the one with the buick headgaskets. The car is running great. and thank you again for working with me
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5 of 5 stars
Jan 15, 2014
by anonymous
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Hi Guys. Thanks for taking care of my sisters Kia, She is beyond happy with you guys. She is telling everyone. I meant to post this earlier. She just reminded me. will be seeing you soon. I hope you guys had a great holidays.
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 25, 2013
by anonymous
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Was at another shop that was milking me for money. I googled and found Authorized. They told me the truth, I needed another engine. They could not fix mine at all, it would be a waste of money. Aim and the guys were wonderful. I could not afford a r... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 25, 2013
by anonymous
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Was at another shop that was milking me for money. I googled and found Authorized. They told me the truth, I needed another engine. They could not fix mine at all, it would be a waste of money. Aim and the guys were wonderful. I could not afford a r... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 20, 2010
by Guest87831
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
I took my chevy prism to them, I was told I needed an engine due to a lack of power etc problem. The other shop quoted me for a used engine. I decided that I needed a second opinion, i took my car to them. I found out that I was having a fuel inject... (More)
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1 of 5 stars
Sep 10, 2010
by Guest09300
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
They have the worst customer service I have ever encounteres, They lied and stole my money and didnot preform the work need to be done, None the less there were only 2 tech on staff and neither of them were even certified to work on cars, let alone... (More)
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Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
This customer came in with a rod threw the block. The vehicle came in wasn't not able to drive it. We replaced the her engine with a used engine she choose.The engine ran great. She had a problem with a sensor with her transmission. Which we had not... (More)
5 of 5 stars
May 11, 2010
by Guest70471
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
You can't go wrong going to these guys, they fixed my car in a day. Everyone wanted 300.00 dollars more and they would have had my car for 2 weeks. Don't go anywhere else for engine troubles. Everyone pretends to be an expert but they are just takin... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
May 10, 2010
by Guest69735
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Everyone I went to tried to sell me a engine for my 98 Chevy. I called them, they said to bring it down so they can see what i was talking about. I took the vehicle down, it turned out that it could be repaired, it was the rocker arms. They saved me... (More)
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5 of 5 stars
Dec 7, 2009
by Guest54845
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
they fixed our cadillac for half then what the dealership wanted. your best bet is going to them...
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5 of 5 stars
Dec 7, 2009
by Guest06751
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
they fixed my car, everyone said I had a headgasket, it turned out that i had a leak from one of the hoses and needed a new waterpump. I am so happy I went to them they saved my over $500.00 dolllars
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5 of 5 stars
Oct 8, 2008
by Guest26348
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
Gave me fast reliable service at a price that was $100 (30%) less than another shop had quoted me.
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4 of 5 stars
Aug 11, 2008
by Guest59429
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
they explained everything in detail about what was wrong with my engine and how I had to get a another engine, it would not pay to repair. They explained that the engines are remanufactured and how the warranty works I will be sending everyone I kno... (More)
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1 of 5 stars
Jul 21, 2008
by Guest66729
business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
paid for a brand new motor install and got a rebuild
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Business Reply to this Review by AMS business
Authorized Motor Service Inc 1112 S 8th St,
Philadelphia, PA 19147
USA
This customer decided to have an used engine installed, he decided against the reman engineThe customer has to sign the paperwork for before the product is even ordered. The customer signed the used paperwork to order engine and he signed even more... (More)

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Authorized Motor Services has been Philadelphia's motor specialists since 1929 - with over 75 years of service our expertise is 2nd to none. We can fix, rebuild or install any make or model engine. We are also a full service auto repair facility with ASE Certified Master Techs & Authorized Motor Service is even a Licensed PA Inspection facility. If your engine can't be fixed, we also offer a full line of new or low mileage used engines. Ask About Our 5 Year 50000 Mile Extended Warranty. We have one of the largest inventories on the East Coast. We offer all types of auto & truck repair. Financing can be arranged. We offer free engine diagnosis. Call today & schedule your repair