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EXPERIENCED. COMMITTED. TRUSTED.

Fox River Tire & Auto Repair uses the latest technology, machines and tools to fix and maintain your car, truck or SUV. But what sets us apart from other repair and tire shops in the Fox Valley Area are the people. Our team has over 100+ years of combined ASE certified automotive repair and customer service experience.

Our service goes beyond fixing your vehicle or replacing parts.  Our commitment is to YOU, our customer. The people that serve you demonstrate our core work ethic everyday and are dedicated to making sure the car you drive is safe and you are happy.


KEVIN BICKFORD
KEVIN BICKFORDGeneral Manager - 25+ yrs Industry Experience
MERLE KORLASKE
MERLE KORLASKETire Specialist - 35+ yrs at FRTA
JOE GARITY
JOE GARITYService Specialist
YVETTE HERNANDEZ
YVETTE HERNANDEZTire & Lube Technician
RAMON ESTRADA
RAMON ESTRADAFull Service Technician
SARAH BICKFORD
SARAH BICKFORDBusiness Manager
JON KAMMES
JON KAMMESTechnician
JR RIVERA
JR RIVERATechnician
CAROLYN CONLEE (aka ‘Gram’)
CAROLYN CONLEE (aka ‘Gram’)Marketing Manager

Our Values and Promise To You

HONESTY

We are truthful and open in all of our interactions with our customers

RELIABILITY

We are known for being conscientious, professional, responsible and dependable

INTEGRITY

We are honorable, trustworthy and we stand behind our work and parts

RESPECT

We value ourselves, each other, our customers and members of our community

TEAMMWORK

We work together to achieve our goals, making use of diverse skills, abilities, roles and views

PROFESSIONALISM

We maintain the highest level of professionalism in our employees

Service & Maintenance Tips

You depend on your car everyday. But how much do you really know about maintaining the vehicle you depend on so much? Our team of car care experts offer car care tips and maintenance advice to help you understand your car and to help avoid unexpected car trouble.

You’ll find new articles being added to our Car Care Tips Blog 

  • The Most Important Car Safety Feature Is… YOU!

    THE MOST IMPORTANT CAR SAFETY FEATURE IS...YOU! Why? If you do not look after your car, it doesn’t matter the number of car safety features installed, they will not be functioning properly when you need them.   Imagine: It’s after dark and you have to [...]

  • Why Do My Brakes squeak

    Why Do Brakes Squeak?

      WHY DO BRAKES SQUEAK? It’s a bright and beautiful morning, you get into your car and as you are driving to work, you suddenly hear an odd noise as you get to the intersection. You think to yourself “I’m sure it was not my [...]

The Most Important Car Safety Feature Is… YOU!

August 11th, 2016|5 Comments

THE MOST IMPORTANT CAR SAFETY FEATURE IS...YOU! Why? If you do not look after your [...]

  • Why Do My Brakes squeak

Why Do Brakes Squeak?

July 30th, 2016|6 Comments

  WHY DO BRAKES SQUEAK? It’s a bright and beautiful morning, you get into your [...]

Are You A Severe Driver?

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

ARE YOU A SEVERE DRIVER? If you regularly make frequent errands throughout the day or [...]