Popular Car Workshops in JB for Servicing, Modifications, and Accessories

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Finding a reliable car workshop to fix and maintain your vehicle is not an easy task. Here are some recommended workshops for you!

When it comes to car workshop, most Singaporeans would prefer one that is not only value for money, but also reliable. After all, you are entrusting your high-ticket purchase to the responsibility of a stranger.

The last thing any car owner would want is for the mechanic to give your vehicle a wrong diagnosis, or take advantage on your lack of technical knowledge to swindle your hard-earned money!

When it comes to finding a workshop, some vehicle owners in Singapore would prefer to turn their attention across the Causeway to take advantage of the currency difference.

Most of us might be familiar with the workshops along KSL City Mall. In fact, you can see a host of Singapore cars along that stretch. However, these workshops are not the only workshops that Singaporeans patronize.

In this article, we’ll explore a list of car workshops in Johor Bahru. We categorized them mainly into four segments: auto services, bodywork, tyres, as well as air conditioning and accessories.

Let’s have a look:

Auto Services

1) Jet Cheng Auto Service

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Jet Cheng Auto Service is a family owned business operated by a father and son team specializing in Honda vehicles. However, you can find other vehicular brands within the workshop as well.

It is located within a 15-minutes drive from the Aeon Bukit Indah Megamall. This provides plenty of downtime for you to do some shopping while you’re across the Causeway!

Services range from simple tasks such as engine oil change, to even replacing shock absorbers or engine mountings.

Apart from having a respectable 4.1/5 star rating with 15 reviews at the time of writing, Jet Cheng also has a Facebook page and WhatsApp for customers to seek queries.

We’ll recommend booking an appointment and planning ahead to avoid any disappointments.

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Jet Cheng Auto Services
Address: 10, Jalan Pendekar 17, Taman Ungku Tun Aminah, 81300 Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Unknown
Contact: +60 12-722 3531


2) A&A Automobile Workshop

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This workshop is for Continental car owners - the “Beemers”, the “Mercs” and the “Audis”.

A&A Automobile has over 10 years of experience and comes equipped with various tools to diagnose and cater to your continental vehicles.

At the time of writing, A&A has an excellent rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews on Google.

While the mechanics attend to your vehicle, the workshop provides a comfortable and relaxing setting with air-conditioning for you to relax in.

As usual, we recommend scheduling an appointment to prevent any wasted trips.



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A&A Automobile Workshop:
Address: 30 - 36, Jalan Permas 9/7, Bandar Baru Permas Jaya, 81750 Masai, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9am-730pm
Contact: +60 7-388 0363


3) Autobacs Tebrau City

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Perhaps one of the more reputable workshops in JB, Autobacs has an average rating of 4 out of 5 stars, along with 151 reviews at the time of writing.

Autobacs is known to be Japan’s pioneering automotive retail and service brand, with the first store opening in 1974 in Osaka, Japan.

Autobacs has a few outlets across Malaysia, and this success can perhaps be a testament to their craftsmanship. They also have two outlets in Singapore in Ubi and Bukit Batok.

They provide a wide spectrum of car services that range from general repairs to tyre changes. They also provide accessory installation for your vehicle.

Unlike most of the other smaller workshops in Malaysia, Autobacs has its own Website and Facebook page, which adds to its convenience and reliability. However, the drawback is that it is located relatively far away from the Woodlands Checkpoint.

Autobacs is located within the proximity to IKEA, and is also near Taman Mount Austin, a popular hangout spot for Singaporeans.

Autobacs is open from Monday to Sunday from 11am to 9pm. This surely accommodates to your busy schedule. As usual, remember to schedule an appointment to avoid a wasted trip!

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Autobacs Tebrau City
Address: 1, Jln Harmonium 24/3, Taman Desa Tebrau, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday: 11am to 9pm
Contact: +60 7-357 7742

Bodywork

1) BTS Painting Workshop

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Another highly rated and raved about workshop would be BTS. The workshop provides bodywork, panel beating, as well spray painting at a very decent price.

At the time of writing, BTS also has a relatively high rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars among 35 review on Google.

The fantastic thing about BTS, is that it is in the heart of Bukit Indah - it is only a mere 1.3 km away from the AEON Megamall.

For those that are not interested in shopping, there are a few eateries along the vicinity as well!

To avoid any disappointments, remember to schedule an appointment!


BTS Painting Workshop
Address: 46, Jalan Indah 16/11, Taman Bukit Indah, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday-Saturday 9am-8pm, Closed on Sundays
Contact:+60 12-980 6665


2) D'LUX - Premium Car Grooming Studio

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When it comes to grooming, car enthusiasts know that it is extremely important to maintain the shine and aesthetics of the car. D'LUX - Premium Car Grooming Studio, does exactly that.

Their services range from car washes, polishes to various car detailing. However, do note that the prices of their car washes are slightly higher compared to the typical car wash found elsewhere along the streets.

However, their quality justifies their price tag. In fact, there are plenty of positive feedback on their Facebook page.

Another plus point: It is located near KSL City Mall, which is a popular hotspot for Singaporeans!


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D'LUX - Premium Car Grooming Studio
Address:77, Jalan Serampang, Taman Sri Tebrau, 80050 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday: 10am to 10pm
Contact: +60 18-240 4860

Tyres

1) Hawk Tayar

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Choosing the right set of tyres for the best value for money can be difficult. Hawk Tayar, offers a comprehensive range of tyres at a relatively decent price.

They have twelve outlets across JB, with the nearest store located at Taman Sentosa, which is also a close distance away from KSL City Mall.

The tyre brands that the store carries include Goodyear, Bridgestone, Michelin to even Pirelli. They also offer other products and services such as rims, oil and brake change.

Established in 1953, Hawk Tayar has a long history in the industry. The shop also has a strong Facebook presence of about 17,000 followers, and regularly showcase their products and promotions.

In addition, they also have a website that provides a more comprehensive set of information.


Hawk Tayar
Address: 40, Jalan Sulam, Taman Sentosa, 80150 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Saturday: 9am to 6:30pm
Contact: +60 7-333 4207


2) HBE AUTO SDN BHD/ Save n Safe

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HBE Auto, also known as Save n Safe, is also another popular go-to place for tyre change.

At the time of writing, HBE has a positive rating of 4.3/5 starts across 86 reviews on Google. HBE also has a Facebook page that showcases products as well as regular promotions.

HBE uses products from reputable brands that range from Pirelli to Continental and Bridgestone. They also have a wide array of rims to increase the overall aesthetics for every type of vehicle.

Prices are quoted to be relatively reasonable from reviews across Facebook and Google.


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HBE AUTO SDN BHD/ Save n Safe
Address: No.6, Jalan Suria 14, Taman Putera, 81100 Johor Bahru, Johor, Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday: 9am-6:30pm
Contact: +60 7-334 0152

Air Condition and Accessories

1) Sheng Auto Air-Cond & Accessories

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To address the air-condition of your car or any other accessory needs, look no further than Sheng Auto Air-Cond & Accessories.

At the time of writing, Sheng Auto has an impressive 4.4/5 rating among 18 reviews on Google. Market watchdog mainly complimented Sheng Auto on its craftsmanship and affordable pricing.

They also have a very strong presence on Facebook as well.

There is a myriad of products, from upgrading the vehicle’s In-Car Entertainment System (ICE), parking sensors to even the audio speakers.

It is no wonder why Sheng Auto Air Cond & Accessories remains a place to patronize for both Singaporeans and Malaysians.


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Sheng Auto Air-Cond & Accessories
Address: 92, Jalan Bukit Kempas 1/18, Taman Bukit Kempas, 81200 Johor Bahru, Johor,Malaysia
Operating Hours: Monday to Sunday 1030am to 8 pm
Contact: +60 16-703 5250


We hope you found our list of JB workshops useful. If you have any preferred workshops or recommendations, do share them with us below!


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