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Welcome to Du Fresne's Auto Service, Inc. Here, we make it our mission to be the ultimate auto repair shop in the Beaverton area, and at the same time provide our customers with old-fashioned service that goes the extra mile and treats you like one of the family. Du Fresne's has been in business since 1968, and we've enjoyed watching our clients go from teenagers to young parents to retirees, all while coming to us for car repair. Here, we like to offer a wide range of services. Whether you need help with a domestic car, import auto repair, a small car or a large truck, Du Fresne's has the skill and equipment to get the job done right. Contact us today for more information!
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Regular Hours
Mon - Fri:
  • Fuel Systems
  • Volvo Automobile Repair & Service
  • Rental Cars
  • Maintenance Programs
  • Hermetic Motor Rewinding
  • Corrosion Control
  • Dodge Automobile Repair & Service
  • Suzuki Automobile Repair & Service
  • Saab Automobile Repair & Service
  • Isuzu Automobile Repair & Service
  • Automotive Lighting
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Differential Repair
  • Kia Automobile Repair & Service
  • Buick Automobile Repair & Service
  • Auto Alignment
  • Battery Charging
  • Auto Computer Repair
  • Air Brake Service & Repair
  • Brake Repair
  • Cylinder Head & Block Repair
  • Emissions Testing
  • Suspension Repair
  • Exhaust Repair
  • Antilock Brake Service & Repair
  • Engine Service & Repair
  • Lexus Automobile Repair & Service
  • Cleaning
  • Cooling Systems
  • Carburetor Repair
  • Engine Cleaning
  • Heating System Service & Repair
  • Fuel System Service & Repair
  • Tire Repair
  • Steam Cleaning
  • Mitsubishi Automobile Repair & Service
  • Battery & Ignition Repair
  • Wheel Balancing
  • BMW Automobile Repair & Service
  • Shuttle Services
  • Parts Exchange
  • Flat Tire Repair
  • Auto Heating
  • Shock Absorber Repair
  • Mazda Automobile Repair & Service
  • Rentals
  • Porsche Automobile Repair & Service
  • Windshield Wiper Replacement
  • Hyundai Automobile Repair & Service
  • Battery Recycling
  • Pick Up
  • Chevrolet Automobile Repair & Service
  • Recycling
  • Radiator Repair
  • Clutch Repair
  • Vehicle Inspection
  • Subaru Automobile Repair & Service
  • Auto Glass Installation & Repair
  • Ford Automobile Repair & Service
  • Imports
  • Mercedes Automobile Repair & Service
  • Transmission Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Electrical Services
  • Glass Tinting
  • Infiniti Automobile Repair & Service
  • Front End Repair
  • Repair Services
  • Tire Rotation
  • On Board Computer Specialists
  • Tire Recycling
  • Honda Automobile Repair & Service
  • Auto AC Repair
  • Nissan Automobile Repair & Service
  • Jeep Automobile Repair & Service
  • Freon Charge
  • Toyota Automobile Repair & Service
  • Steering Repair
  • Battery Repair
  • Installation
  • Volkswagen Automobile Repair & Service
  • Scion Automobile Repair & Service
  • Audi Automobile Repair & Service
  • Freon & Coolant Recycling
  • Collision Services
  • Auto Inspection
  • Alternator Installation & Repair
  • Oil Recycling
  • Machine Shop Services
  • Acura Automobile Repair & Service
  • Auto Tune Ups
  • Propane
  • Axles
  • Differentials
  • Carburetors
  • Retreads
  • Ball Joints
  • Smokeless Oil
  • Spark Plugs
  • Tires
  • Wheels
  • Fuel & Oil Conditioners
  • Car Batteries
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Cedar Hills - Cedar Mill
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Provided by Citysearch - 
good work, good service

I'm really happy that the closest (to my house) car repair place is so good -- especially with my VW Passat.
My car is MUCH more reliable taking it to Du Fresne's rather than the dealership!

Forest Heights


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Superb Customer Service

Du Fresne Auto body shop is the easiest and best way to support local business. They have provided us with superb customer service every time we go- they even give us free coffee with every service and a ride back home if we have to leave our car there! My husband and I love and trust Du Fresne Auto and will continue to take our car there for any sort of service that it needs. We highly suggest this business to others in the neighborhood.



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Friendly, Honest & Skilled Repair and Service

I consider myself to be an auto shop phobic, but since switching to Du Fresnes a few years back, all those fears have vanquished. Their service writer, Steve Lund, is super friendly (but never in a cheesy, pressuring, salesman way) is really knowledgeable, honest and calls all around town to get you the best price on parts. He goes over everything with you, makes only necessary recommendations, provides accurate estimates and never starts work with out getting permission. Like all their staff, highly trained technicians & owner, they are just good salt-of-the-earth people.

I was first recommended to their shop from friends who were just blown away with their service, tact and economic savings. My first visit to Du Fresnes was for an estimate for a new radiator that another repair shop told me I needed. Du Fresne’s quickly discovered the issue was something entirely different and under $50 to repair. I couldn’t believe their integrity, down-home customer service, plus huge cost savings. Even if you just want an oil change, this is the place to go!!! Their monthly newsletter is both entertaining, good tips and stocked full of savings.

Highly recommend becoming a Car Club Member! You will save yourself a ton of money and be confident your car is in good hands.

Jason Glick


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Mechanics you can trust!

I just had a good deal of maintenance done on my car and couldn't have been happier. I felt like they only recommended things my car actually needed to have done and explained why they were necessary. They go out of their way to make sure I'm satisfied with the service and answer any questions or concerns I have!



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Dependable and Trustworthy!

I have been visiting DuFresne's for over 4 years now. I even moved to St Johns and still make the drive over there to get my car serviced. I really appreciate that they explain the issues with my car and let me know what is an immediate fix and what can wait. It is also important to me to support a small locally owned family business.They treat me as a valued customer from coupons to free coffee. I absolutely trust my car to DuFresne's!

Pam D


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Great Service

I have had great service at Du Fresne's Auto Body - getting car repairs is never something that puts a smile on my face, but they make it a manageable experience. They also provide the service of taking you to where you need to go (within reason) while your car is being serviced. Another plus is the coupon offers they have every month in their very fun and informative newsletter.

R L Willis


Provided by Citysearch - 
Can't go wrong at Dufresne's

I have been going to dufresnes since I moved to portland oregon from california. I learned about them when they sent me a welcome to the neighborhood letter. So I tried them and have never gone anywhere else. well I can't exactly say that. I recently took a trip to idaho and had a flat tire. wasn't to worried about going to a place i didn't know for a small item like this. I had changed my tire and was driving on the spare. I put in auto service in my gps and i found a place not to far from where I was at. The sign on the door said open at 8:00 am - great it was 8:30am. but the door was locked. So I waited around and 15 minutes later comes a guy with a key. HE told me I would have to wait outside till he got everything opened. so another 15 minutes goes by and finally he is taking my information. Then tells me i will have to wait because his mechanic is just a few minutes late. The mechanic should up a 1/2 hour later. the tire was finally fixed and i was on my way. It just reminded me why i go to dufresnes. Its like going to a doctor that actually has known you for years and you can tell that they the doctor really cares. That is the feeling i get everytime I walk in the door at dufresnes. They know my name and even my pets names. Did i mention they are dog friendly. not to many places are. I have gone thru a few cars since i started going to dufresnes and i honestly feel that I have gotten more money for my cars when i have sold them because they are in such great shape. I trust them completely. One time i knew I needed a new clutch. Even told Steve that I was getting myself prepared for the bad news. The next thing I know they are telling me my car was all done. They were able to adjust my clutch and when I sold the car 2 years later it was still going strong! Do yourself a favor and give them a try-



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Best we've met

Our customer relationship is in its 20th year, starting in 1991 with Boris the Taurus (we've an eccentric habit of naming our cars). After Boris went to one of our sons, Du Fresne's attended to Mary Lou the Subaru until she went on to another son. Now the focus is on Brian the Scion (aka Sweet Pea the xB).
Long ago I adopted the practice of having cars regularly attended to by professionals who know what they're doing and charge a fair price. I recommend the practice and Du Fresne's for the job. These people are professionals, know what they're doing and are very pleasant to deal with.

S Owens


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Won't take my care anywhere else.

I have been a client of Du Fresne's Auto for 12 years and never have I experienced what the previous reviewer experienced.That is why I am writting this review. I did receive the email he is speaking of and in the past have received similar emails from Du Fresne's. Their email are always specific about time, date and whether or not an appointment is necessary. As for paying people to say nice things about them (through their TV contest) Du Fresne's many times through the year has contests and games. I've won movie tickets, played Rock em Sock em Robots, donated food to the community food bank for free brakes and the list goes on and on.

My opinion would be try Du Frense's Auto Service and experience what I have experienced through out the years.

Patrick Nicholas


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Go Anywhere Else -- Not Here!!

I went to Du Fresne's a couple of times over the past few years and had work done that I felt was somewhat overpriced, but I wanted to support a local independent business. Then I needed new brakes and they tried to sell me $1600 ceramic brakes. Needless to say, I took my Camry elsewhere and had the work I actually needed done for a few hundred bucks. Then I get an email from them advertising a great deal on oil change, inspection, tire rotation, etc. I received the email the same morning of the one-day-only special. So I send my wife in with our infant daughter. She drives across town late morning, walks in carrying our daughter, and asks for the special. She's told she should have made an appointment, they are full and can't possibly squeeze her in because they send out over 800 emails and only have four technicians and can't do everyone. Don't they know the customer is always right? At least when she is a new mom, responding to an ad sent out that morning, and wanting to do business? Upon further review, the email did say call for an appointment in relatively fine print at the bottom, buried underneath some language about a 32"" flatscreen TV giveaway. You have to scroll way down to even find the phone number. If they had half a brain they could have earned a very happy and loyal customer by simply saying ""We're sorry, we can't do it today, but here's a certificate for the deal and please make an appointment at your convenience and we will honor our ad."" I heard about it, of course, and called in to complain, and the lady had the audacity to say I must be a very unhappy person. Nope -- just mad at you, Du Fresne's! Probably not a good idea to insult people calling with a problem, which is an opportunity to work things out. Could they be that dumb, or do they just not care? Either way, I will never return, and I demanded to be taken off the mail and email lists (no unsubscribe option in the emails). The next day I get another email about the TV giveaway which tries to bribe customers to write good reviews for a free TV.

We likely would have spent hundreds if not thousands more over the years had the service there been halfway decent. Instead, I am writing negative reviews on a mission to spread the word about my horrible experience with Du Fresne's. Seems like almost everyone else here agrees. The few good reviews sound like the same person -- see for yourself . . . but patronize Du Fresne's only if you like paying too much for crappy service!



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Compare prices

I used Dufrenes for several years now on my three cars. I was relatively pleased with the service and attention and pleasantness of the crew. However, I noticed they cost a little more than other places. I never minded too much since they were an independent outlet and I believe in supporting the local businesses when possible. But, recently it got ridiculous. Went in to have oil changed. John called me to tell me I needed new tires and gave me an estimate. After calling around to compare prices, I found another dealer estimated almost $180 less than John did for the exact same tire model and services. I called John back to let him know that I would be going elsewhere, he proceeded to be pushy and tried to give me all this nonsense about the other place. He also gave me mixed messages about the tires I was getting. Initially he had good things to say about the ones he was quoting me, then afterwards told me that they were generic and wouldn't last as long as another more expensive brand that he was trying to push onto me. Beware. I've never had a problem with the personel until I had to deal with John. I think I'll be servicing my cars elsewhere for awhile.



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Warning!!!! They will overcharge you.

I came in with one problem on my car and then they billed me for other things that I didnt agree on.. Go somewhere else.



Provided by Citysearch - 
Avoid the place

We had a horrible experience; John treated us poorly and we were so over charged. The car still does not run.



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Stop in for espresso, but not for auto repair!!

My car broke down shortly after moving to Oregon. A friend recommended Dufresne's. Since I was new to the area, I took their advice. BIG MISTAKE!
The car ran perfectly before breaking down, then suddenly wouldn't turn over. Dufresne's told me that my timing chain had broken, and had damaged other parts in the aftermath. As they 'worked' on the car, they called each day to let me know they'd found some other problem. When they were finished, I picked up the car and paid them $1900!
On the way home, the car stalled at each intersection. I had to keep my foot on the gas to keep it running. When I called Dufresne's, they said ""it wasn't running at all when we got it."" I took it back to let them look at it, but they couldn't find anything wrong.
When it failed DEQ, I was given a list of local shops that could work on it. When the new mechanic got it up on the lift, he said ""Who worked on this car? They put the exhaust system together all wrong!"" After he reassembled it, the car ran perfectly, again!
Dufresne's also has an espresso stand. I hope they're much better barista's than mechanics!!



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Consumer Beware

I recently had my car serviced by DeFresnes auto service. They ran diagnostics and told me I needed several things done to my car so I went ahead and had the work done. It cost me 750.00 dollars. I picked the car up on a Saturday and on Monday I had my coolant leaking all over the ground. I took t back and they told me that I now had water pump problems and would need that replaced. No where was my water pumped mentioned in the prior report for what they told me I needed done, and just by coincidence my water pump fails two days after getting it back from have major repairs done. I found the coincidence hard to swallow. The fact that they flushed all my liquids, transmission, radiator, brakes etc. makes it hard to believe it happened out of the blue. They gave me do discount to replace the pump after jsut spending over 700.00 dollars and a poor explanation on top of it. So all I'm saying is buyer beware at DeFresne's auto repair.