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Chumbley's Auto Care Launches NEW Website!

 

April 20, 2016


We got a new look! Chumbley's Auto Care of Indianola, Iowa, has launched a new website. We understand that the web is taking over how our customers are looking for businesses and services. Our goal is to make sure that our quality auto repair services can be easily found on the web! Feel free to browse around Read more...

AAA Top Repair Shop Indianola

 

March 9, 2016


When I decided to go into business on my own, I did it because I was not happy with the way my previous employers were conducting business. I knew the positive reputation that Chumbley’s Auto had in the community of Indianola Iowa. This helped me make the decision to partner with this business. So I Read more...

First Day of Shop #2

 

May 19, 2015


In the interest of meeting the increasing demand for service, we have acquired two bays in a off site location to perform our more “time consuming” services of Chumbley’s Auto Care. With this move, we hope to service our customers in a more timely fashion. We will have one tech working at this shop. We Read more...

Simpson College Auto Care Service Center

 

April 27, 2015


My kids are not out of Community school yet- but the day is getting closer. When that happens, I too will have to source my “go-to-team” of professionals I can call on to help my Son – or daughter out of a jam. Sure I will go over the car with a fine tooth comb Read more...

A Noise from my wheels

 

April 27, 2015


Here at Chumbley’s, we often receive phone calls asking about a noise that appears when the wheels are rolling or stopping. It can range from and grinding, or squeaking noise, to a rhythmic click type noise. I will say that the most common causes are 1) worn out brake parts. 2) lose lug nuts ( Read more...

Hunter Wheel Alignment

 

March 11, 2015


Chumbley’s recently added a brand new “Flush Mount” drive on wheel alignment rack. This rack is set into the floor, to be “level” with the shop floor. The advantage is several. No damage to low to the ground cars. Less shop ceiling height needed. No drive on ramps needed. Keep us in mind the next Read more...

Road Force Tire balance machine Indianola

 

March 11, 2015


Chumbley’s is proud to say we are one of very few shops in the Central Iowa Des Moines Metro area that operates a Hunter Road Force Tire Balancer. Why a road force? This is the only machine that dynamic balances the tire. It measures the spring rate of the sidewall of each tire, and then Read more...

Hybrid Car Payback / Cost

 

March 11, 2015


This is a run down of added cost of Hybrid car VS a normal Gas motor vehicle. The actual calculations will depend on the types of vehicles selected. I will give you two examples to compare. Let’s say that you are considering purchasing a 2005 Toyota Corolla or a 2005 Toyota Prius – both have Read more...

Facility of year Award – ASA Vision Show Midwest

 

March 20, 2013


Just about each year for the past 10+ years, in early March we enjoy taking part of the Automotive Service Associations Midwest “Vision” Show.  The reason we like this event is it gives us a chance to get out of town, and go to the big city of Overland Park KS – suburb of K.C. Mo. Read more...

New Financing Option at Chumbleys

 

January 23, 2013


We are exited to offer a new consumer finance option that works in partner with Napa Auto Care program. Here is a brief synopsis of how it works. A consumer wants some time to pay for those un-expected repairs, or a large maintenance service. Simply fill out a online application, and once approved -response is Read more...

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