5628 N. Elston Ave. Chicago, IL 60646
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Welcome to Lefty's Automotive Repair & Service Shop

For over 25 years Lefty’s Automotive has been your local full service auto and light truck repair shop.  We service all makes and models, both domestic and imports.  Our reputation for top quality repairs along with fast dependable service has been recognized by Fox News, Chicago Magazine and Chicago Check Book Magazine.  We are also rated A+ by the Better Business Bureau and a proud recipient of the Super Service Award from Angie's List the last three straight years!

Lefty’s Automotive is a modern 8 bay facility with all of the latest computers and diagnostic equipment to service your car, SUV, minivan or truck.  Diesel engine no problem; hybrid - we can handle that too; check engine light? stop by and we will read the code for free.  If you are new to the neighborhood, or just learning about Lefty’s, we hope to welcome you to our long list of satisfied customers.  Many families have been with us since our early years and we are now welcoming the second and in some case third generations to our shop.

*** Please note, as we deal with the Covid-19 challenges we will remain open to support your needs.  However until further notice we will be CLOSED on Saturdays.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  ***


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Hours of Operation (CST)
    • Monday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Tuesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Wednesday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Thursday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Friday: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m.
    • Saturday: 8 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
    • Sunday:  Closed