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Auto Repair Columbus Ohio, (614) 263-9042


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  Rick’s 1 Auto Service is a local neighborhood shop providing friendly, personal service.

Rick’s has been providing quality, affordable auto repair at the intersection of Oakland Park and Ontario on the north side of Columbus since 1971. We work on all makes and models, foreign and domestic. We can service your engine, brakes, transmission, exhaust system, cooling system, and air conditioning. Everything except body work!

If you need a ride, let us us know in advance and we will arrange shuttle service when you drop off your vehicle.


1401 Oakland Park Avenue Columbus, OH 43224

Hours: Monday-Friday: 6 AM to 5 PM
Saturday: 9AM to 12 PM (noon)
Sundays: CLOSED
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Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 1 comment

If your car needs a $500 repair, we’ll break the news gently. But if it really only needed a good blast of WD-40, we’ll tell you that, too. And we probably won’t bother charging you for the WD-40. At Rick’s, we’re regular people. We understand that many people have had difficult experiences with car mechanics and are wary of being “taken for a ride.” Please let us know if you have any concerns. We are always happy to return parts to you that we have removed and replaced, for your peace of mind. Better yet, ask our loyal customers! You’ll find many of our regulars who can tell you great stories about being treated fairly, and about our mechanics who go above and beyond to save you money....

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Our Facility

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Some big-name car repair shops invest their money in fancy waiting areas and staff people who never touch the cars. Here are Rick’s #1 Auto on Oakland Park, you’ll find we have a smallish TV and we’ve got grease under our nails. But that’s because when we invest in the business, we invest in tools, not chandeliers. When you come in, you’ll be speaking to the mechanic who actually works on your car. If it’s making a funny noise, we’ll drive around the block with you to make sure we know which noise you’re talking about. Our shop has six auto bays with hydraulic lifts. We have the diagnostic equipment we need to figure out why your check engine light came on. And when you need a part replaced, we use high quality...

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Our Services

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Uncategorized | 2 comments

We specialize in making your car run quietly and efficiently, just like the day you bought it. From oil changes and scheduled maintenance to complex repairs, Rick’s #1 Auto on Oakland Park Avenue is ready to serve your needs. We excel in the following areas: Check Engine Light diagnostics (trouble codes) instrument panel gauges warning light indicators Accessories and Optional Equipment Brakes and Traction Control Cruise Control Engine Cooling and Exhaust muffler catalytic converter radiator coolant water pump tailpipe...

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