Now more than ever it takes highly qualified technicians to keep pace with new advancements in the automotive industry.
Drake Auto features A.S.E. certified technicians with over 25 years of experience. Outfitted with up to date equipment and diagnostic tools our team will make certain your vehicle accurately gets the service it needs. Previously named, The Auto Shop, Drake Auto has been founded and independently owned by Carl Epstein for over 12 years in Sterling, VA. With the owner on site you can rest assured your vehicle will be repaired correctly. We are proud members of the Better Business Bureau and The Independent Automobile Technicians Network as well as local car clubs for European, Domestic and Asian cars. All work is guaranteed to be done to your satisfaction. Fixing cars is not rocket science. Just fix what you say you are going to fix for the price quoted and you have the recipe for success and repeat business. We look forward to seeing you at the shop.
Alternators and Starters
Brake System Repair
Computer Diagnostic and Repair
Cooling System Diagnostic and Repair
Cooling System Flush
Drivetrain Service and Repair
Electrical System Diagnosis and Repair
Emissions System Diagnostic/Repair
Engine Performance and Tune-up
Fuel Injection Diagnosis and Repair
General Repair (Aftermarket)
Headlamps and Vehicle Lighting
Heating and Air Conditioning
Muffler & Exhaust Repair
New Tire Replacement
Oil Change Facility
Scheduled Factory Maintenance
Shock and Strut Replacement
Steering and Suspension
Timing Belt Service
Tire & Brake Repair
Transmission & Clutch Repair
Transmission Fluid Service
Used Car Evaluations
Brakes and Mufflers only
Most extended Warranties accepted
Certifications & Memberships
96.7%would refer friends and family to us
Very Clean facility with nice people. My problem was that my tires are max 50 psi. I left for a long drive north of 4 hours, and the car wasn't handling well. It was only the next day that I realized that my tires were deflated to 29 psi. They are not stock tires.
I have talked with this customer. Their tires were overinflated causing premature tire ware and poor handling. This car is a Mazda Miata which is a very small car. The tires have a specific tire pressure that is written inside the drivers door. The max tire pressure is from the tire manufacturer stating the max pressure with a full load that the tire is designed to carry. This car manufacturer recognizes the max load vs the actual load this car puts on the tire and comes up with a tire pressure for this exact car. I put the tires at the manufacturer recommended tire pressure. So I am assuming if I overinflated the tire to 50 psi that the customer has put in there and they got in an accident due to the tires not performing properly then it I would have been at fault also. Interesting world we have. :)
Drake Auto Repair was AWESOME! Quick, friendly and extremely affordable. I have been passing out their business cards to all my friends!
Honest and super easy to work with. Also probably one of the cleanest shops I’ve ever seen outside of professional racing. My new shop of choice and I highly recommend giving them a shout the next time you need car repair.
I got rotors/brake pads changed on my Audi. Job well done; excellent service at a low price. I found Carl and Kyle very professional, friendly and answered all my questions patiently. Highly recommend.