Professional Auto Mechanics Serving Johnston IA

Auto-Lab of Des Moines - The Leading Auto Mechanics Serving Johnston!

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Everyone needs an auto mechanic that they can rely on to be knowledgeable, professional, and trustworthy. Auto-Lab is proud to be the car repair shop that our valued customers can turn to for the high level of quality service and affordable rates they expect from us. It's our commitment to uphold the expectations of our customers, that's why we provide fast and reliable auto repair services.

Our 12-month/12,000-mile parts & labor warranty is part of our promise to you that we genuinely care about the quality level of the service that you receive at any of our locations nationwide. It is our top priority to make sure that our customers are satisfied with our service and that the service we provide makes their cars safer.

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Computerized Diagnostics

Our ASE-certified technicians and state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment allow us to quickly and accurately identify and repair computerized engine issues.
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AC, Heating and Cooling Systems

Come see us for an A/C inspection or recharge - before the hottest day of the summer! Give us a call for an inspection of your cooling system.
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Mufflers and Exhaust Systems

We can supply and install exhaust components or complete systems. A thorough inspection of your exhaust system performed on a regular basis will help identify potential problems from becoming major inconveniences.
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Tire Repair and Replacement

To get the longest life possible from your tires, tire pressure should be regularly checked and set. It is crucial that the wheel alignment is within the manufacturer's specifications.

The #1 Auto Mechanics In Johnston - Auto-Lab!

Along with computerized diagnostic services, we also offer computerized auto repairs. This combination of service options can locate or correct some of the most common issues in modern vehicles, including:

  • Complete ignition system diagnostics
  • Engine code checks
  • Engine oil light diagnosis
  • Engine overheating diagnosis
  • No start diagnosis
  • Charging system diagnosis
  • Computer re-flash
  • Replacement of electronic computers
  • Replacement of control modules
  • Computer system repairs

We believe in using proper and very reliable computerized diagnostic testing to locate the source of your car trouble, eliminating the possibility of faulty guess work that can result in further mechanical issues and even more costly repairs. We even take it a step further, providing a full 33-point inspection of some of the most important parts on your vehicle with every service we offer, free of any additional charge.

Our ASE certified technicians are trained to diagnose automotive related problems on a wide range of vehicles both foreign and domestic. We have the latest in diagnostic equipment, which enables us to be more efficient in both diagnosing your problem as well as quicker repair times. We back our work with a 1 year, 12,000 mile warranty, and all our service work comes with a free roadside service program.

Auto Lab of Des Moines is conveniently located on the corners of 28th and Grand Ave, just west of downtown Des Moines. Formerly Schaller's, we have been providing the downtown area with honest and dependable work for over 60 years. Big town service with a small town feeling.


If you're in the Johnston area and need a professional auto-repair shop, there's Auto-Lab! Our team can repair most issues that come our way. Schedule your appointment today to get your car the attention it deserves!