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Welcome to Bruce's Auto Service,
your car service in Arundel, ME!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Arundel, ME, you’ve found us. Here at Bruce's Auto Service we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Arundel car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Bruce's Auto Service we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Arundel offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Arundel, we are totally confident that Bruce's Auto Service is the best option in town!

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Why Choose Us?

  • We are an independent family owned business that has the ability to provide warranty benefits of an established national company.
  • We pride ourselves in fixing your work and personal vehicles to keep you safe in all of Maine’s weather.
  • Updated equipment to keep up with vehicle technology.
  • Direct communication between you and Bruce/Craig about your vehicle.
  • Our mechanics attend training often to keep up with technology.
  • Approved repair facility for GE Fleet Services and other aftermarket extended warranty and insurance plans.
  • Proud sponsor of local Little League Teams.
  • We are in your neighborhood.
  • We are a NAPA Auto Care Center.
  • We are a Cooper Tire Medallion Dealer.
  • We are ASE Certified.

Bruce Barden; Owner Bruce has been in the Auto Repair field since 1976. He worked at another repair facility until 1990 at which time he opened Bruce’s Auto Service Inc. In addition to holding the basic inspection licenses, Bruce has a motorcycle inspection license. You will often see Bruce outside or in the office talking with customers directly about their vehicle.
Craig Barden; Automotive Technician Craig grew up at his father’s business since Bruce opened the doors in 1990 where he would help pump gas. He’s been a full-time employee here since January 2001. Craig graduated from SMCC with an Automotive Technology Degree and is a Re-Certified ASE Master Technician. In addition to holding the basic inspection licenses, Craig has his Class E License for Cumberland Emissions Inspections. When Bruce is not working, Craig is our main contact person for our customers.
Rodney Collard; Automotive Technician Rod has been employed with us since 2007 but has been in the automotive field since 1981. Rod prefers to work on our large Fleet Vehicles.

Brett Lacasse has been with us since 2016. He has prior experience from his time at Quirk & Prime. Brett is a Massabesic High School graduate and willingly takes any/all training offered since he’s been with us.

Caleb Moody has worked on vehicles since graduating from Westbrook High School. His previous work at U-Haul and Sears Auto Center have helped him adjust here at Bruces Auto.

Rob Membrino has been working on vehicles since he was a kid. Rob has worked for other reputable small family businesses in our area and we welcome his knowledge as our newest member of Bruce’s Auto.

About Bruce's Auto Service Arundel, ME

For over 27 years Bruce's Auto Service has been helping customers take care of their vehicles. Our expert technicians thoroughly inspect every vehicle and consult with you on only the work required to fix your vehicle for safe and reliable use. You can TRUST us to treat you right! We will review our inspection with you to show you what needs to be done to your vehicle.

Are you ready to experience the best Arundel car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Arundel, ME

What sets Bruce's Auto Service apart from all of the others in Arundel, ME?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Arundel, ME, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Bruce's Auto Service, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Arundel auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Arundel, ME, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2013 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
117,622
Service Date
6/10/2020
Services Performed
  • Mount and balance tire up to 17"
  • Replaced the front brake pads and rotors. Cleaned caliper brackets and slides.
 
Dave O. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/29/2020

2010 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
153,562
Service Date
6/15/2020
Services Performed
  • Ignition coil and wires are arcing causing the misfire. Both will need to be replaced to repair engine misfire.
  • SPARK PLUG WIRE SET – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models IGNITION COIL – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models SPARK PLUGS – -Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Meri C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2020

2008 Toyota Matrix

Toyota Matrix

Mileage
102,751
Service Date
6/5/2020
Services Performed
  • Lube, oil, and filter change. Check all fluids.
  • Oil Disposal Fee
  • Oil dye was seen at the firewall side of the head. The leak was concentrated between the cylinder head, block, timing cover, and the chain tensioner gasket. Suggest replacing the timing chain tensioner and gasket and clean off the engine. The vehicle should be brought back in about 1000 miles to re-inspect to make sure the leak is repaired.
  • TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Marc B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/6/2020

2017 Buick Envision

Buick Envision

Mileage
40,242
Service Date
6/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Lube, oil, and filter change. Check all fluids.
  • Maine State Inspection
  • Oil Disposal Fee
  • Tire Rotation
 
Karleen F. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2020

2006 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
200,234
Service Date
6/3/2020
Services Performed
  • All four wheels were significantly toed in. Adjusted as needed.
  • Maine State Inspection
  • Mount and balance tire up to 17"
 
Bruce D. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2020

2015 Jeep Cherokee

Jeep Cherokee

Mileage
64,194
Service Date
5/28/2020
Services Performed
  • Complete check over of vehicle.
  • Lube, oil, and filter change. Check all fluids.
  • Oil Disposal Fee
  • Tire Rotation
 
Russ F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/29/2020

2013 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
166,195
Service Date
5/26/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR BAG SPIRAL CABLE – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Lube, oil, and filter change. Check all fluids.
  • Oil Disposal Fee
  • Scanned vehicle for codes. Vehicle had a code B1054 Airbag module open circuit stored in history. Cleared codes and the codes came back once the steering wheel was turned. Suspect bad clockspring. Installed airbag simulator in place of the clockspring and the codes did not return. Clockspring will need to be replaced.
 
Andy S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/27/2020

2013 Audi Q7

Audi Q7

Mileage
112,094
Service Date
5/19/2020
Services Performed
  • Lower steering shaft u-joint is seized causing the hard steering. Lower shaft has to be replaced as part of the steering column assembly. Replaced as needed.
  • Re-code and program new steering column.
 
Stephanie F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/21/2020

2015 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
74,249
Service Date
5/13/2020
Services Performed
  • Inspected all brakes. All brakes estimated to be a little less then half worn. Removed left rear caliper and rotor because it sounded like the noise was coming from that area. All parts are in good shape.
 
Jessica F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/19/2020

2012 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
60,820
Service Date
5/18/2020
Services Performed
  • Alignment
  • Maine State Inspection
  • Tire Rotation
 
James M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/19/2020

2014 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
35,012
Service Date
5/13/2020
Services Performed
  • Battery tested bad. Had to remove air cleaner housing and part of the battery tray to remove and replace the battery. Extra time was needed for this battery install.
  • Maine State Inspection
  • Mount and balance tire up to 17"
  • Plastic door panel was catching on the rubber door seal. Customer elected to have us install a small screw instead of replacing the door panel.
 
Richard M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/16/2020

2006 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
211,591
Service Date
3/31/2020
Services Performed
  • Checked torque of all wheels. The drivers front had three lug nuts that were still snug, but had loosened up. Torqued as needed
  • Lube, oil, and filter change. Check all fluids.
  • Oil Disposal Fee
 
Mark C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2020