Blog Articles

How to make your car last longer

Today, many people are interested in getting the most life out of their cars.  They want to keep them longer and avoid new car payments.  Well, you’ll be happy to know that a lot of cars today can last much longer than previous years. Cars are better built by all car manufacturers.  Some are higher […]

How can I expect to be treated by your staff?

As the shop owner, I have high standards on how our customers are treated and I make sure all of my employees do as well. We don’t talk over your head to confuse you.  We don’t talk down to you either.  We are experienced but we know how to communicate the technicalities of our business […]

How do your prices compare to others?

Certainly, the price you pay is an important issue when choosing an auto repair facility.  However it is only one of many issues to consider.  In the end, the lowest price, may cost you the most. Our comparisons have shown that Bender’s is not the cheapest and not the most expensive auto repair shop around.  […]

Do you offer shuttle service?

Yes we do.  In the interest of getting you in and out of the shop quickly and efficiently, our shuttle service is quick. Just show up to the shop for your appointment, we get the paperwork done right away and give you a ride to home or the office.  Then, once your car is done, […]

How long have you been in business?

Bender’s is a family owned and operated auto repair company that started right here in Covina in 1972.  We’ve been in business for over 44 years now.  Tom Bender is the owner and auto repair and restoration is his passion. Bender’s enjoys a long standing reputation of great work with for our customers.  Our commitment to […]

What kind of quality can I expect?

Auto Repair Quality Standards at Bender’s Auto Care Auto repair and maintenance is our passion, quality is our creed.  There are many levels of quality today in auto repair and maintenance.  On one end of the spectrum is the shop that cuts as many corners as possible just to compete as the cheapest.  They hire […]

Why should I choose your shop?

Why Choose Bender’s Auto Care for your auto repair and maintenance needs? First, thank you for considering our auto repair shop for your needs.  My staff and I greatly appreciate it.  We look forward to providing you with the kind of service you really want from an auto repair shop.  We have a great family […]

Mike Brown, Service Advisor, Shop Manager

Mike is our friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful service advisor.  He is a full ASE Master Technician with an Automotive Tech Degree from Citrus College. Mike has been with Benders for over eight years and started as an alignment tech and now is our service writer and shop manager.  Mike has well over a decade […]

Theresa Wilcox, Office Manager

Teresa has been with Bender’s for over 15 years.  She handles manages our office and is a very important part of our company. Our customers love her and many have a great relationship with her.  She is friendly and cares a lot about each customer.

Tom Bender, Owner, ASE Certified Technician

Tom started in the family business over 40 years ago.  Auto repair and restoration has been his passion.   He has been involved in the local automotive community for many years. Tom is an instructor and integral part of the Citrus College’s Automotive Department.  His restoration work as been featured in  national magazines. Tom is an ASE Certified Technician.