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Undercar Services: Maintenance & Repair

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:15PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:15PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:15PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:15PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:15PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

Undercar Services: Maintenance & Repair

Rely on Barkley's Auto Service in Greenbrier, AR 72058 to provide quality care for your vehicle's undercarriage. Stop by our shop to see how we can help you or call 501-679-6770 for more information.

To keep your vehicle running at peak performance, we provide undercar services that include:

Alignment
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Barkley's Auto Service.

Anti-Lock Brakes
Anti-lock brakes prevent wheel lock-up when rapidly decelerating by automatically modulating the brake pressure during an emergency stop. With this system, the wheels are able to maintain traction with the road while braking. Failure of the anti-lock brakes could lead to an increase in the risks of multiple vehicle crashes and run-off road crashes. To avoid this, have your anti-lock brake system checked and repaired by experts. At Barkley's Auto Service, we have anti-lock brake experts who will examine and repair your faulty ABS - keeping you safe.

Brakes
A brake is a mechanical device for slowing or stopping a vehicle (usually by means of friction). In short, a brake inhibits your car's motion. It lets you stop the car whenever and wherever you choose. Brakes are one of the most important parts of a motor vehicle. Without them, you would not be able to stop the car. If your vehicle's brakes are having issues, consider having them worked on. Brake experts at Barkley's Auto Service can work on your car's brakes to ensure you have a safe drive.

Brake System Flush
Brake fluid is hygroscopic (it absorbs moisture). The absorbed moisture lowers the fluid's boiling point. It also corrodes the lines and cylinders. With the lowered boiling point, the brake fluid could boil during braking which makes you lose braking ability. Although this is an extreme scenario, it does happen in heavy braking. To reduce the effects of the absorbed moisture, auto manufacturers recommend that you have a brake flush done periodically. A brake system flush involves the replacement of used and contaminated fluid with fresh fluid. With Barkley's Auto Service's quick lube services, you will have a brake system flush performed by brake experts. Call 501-679-6770 or visit Barkley's Auto Service today.

Chassis
A chassis is the car's internal framework that supports the body and other parts like the wheels, engine, transmission, driveshaft, differential, and suspension. A weak or damaged chassis will translate to a weak car. To have a strong and properly working vehicle, have your car's chassis checked for defects. At Barkley's Auto Service, there are experienced undercar service providers who can work on your chassis.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Barkley's Auto Service today for differentials examination and servicing.

Differential Flush
The differential is a car part that compensates for the difference in travel distance between the inner wheels and outer wheels when the vehicle is turning. Due to the differential's position in most non-four-wheel-drive (FWD) vehicles (located at the rear and under the car), it does not get any of the star treatment the engine gets. The one thing that every car owner needs to know is that failure of the differential will mean failure of the car. To save the differential from failure, you need to have differential fluid changed every 30,000 to 50,000 miles. Changing the oil on the differential is as important as changing the car's engine oil. Although checking and changing differential oil is pretty easy, you need to visit an auto shop to get a comprehensive differential flush. For differential flush services, visit or call Barkley's Auto Service in Greenbrier, AR 72058 today.

Exhaust
In a motor vehicle, an exhaust system is a piping used to guide exhaust fumes away from the engine - usually to the rear of the vehicle. A properly functioning exhaust system not only sounds better, it is better - for you, your car, and the environment. Barkley's Auto Service has expert technicians to service your car's exhaust system.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Barkley's Auto Service, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Tires
As tires get older, they lose traction and deteriorate from the inside out, increasing the likelihood of a tire bursting. This can cause a rapid loss of control of your vehicle. To have a better performing vehicle, you need to make sure the tires are in good condition. For all your tire needs, contact Barkley's Auto Service today.

Shocks
Shocks (or shock absorbers) are mechanical devices designed to smooth out rough roads. The devices do this by converting kinetic energy to another form of energy. Properly working shocks reduce the effect of traveling over rough ground, leading to improved ride quality and vehicle handling. When shocks develop problems, driving on poorly leveled roads becomes unpleasant, and your vehicle may sway when turning. To have your vehicle's shocks diagnosed and repaired, visit Barkley's Auto Service today.

Struts
Much like a shock absorber (shocks), your car's struts provide a dampening effect as you travel over a road's surface. By absorbing the shock of the road, struts allow passengers to ride in a car without constant and uncomfortable motion. Struts work a bit differently than shocks in that they provide structural support for your car's suspension. This means that struts support your car's weight, unlike shocks which only regulate the speed at which the weight is transferred. Struts usually last around 50,000 or 60,000 miles. This is simply because the damping characteristics of the parts gradually deteriorate over time. Call Barkley's Auto Service at 501-679-6770 if you have questions about the struts on your car. Our expert technicians will diagnose any problems and help you make an informed decision about repairs.

What People Say About Us


  • -Matt H.

    Best place in Greenbrier to have work done. Took my truck in and asked them to do a bumper to bumper inspection and tell me what it needed. They gave me a list of things that needed to be done immediately and another of things that could be done at a later time. They were flexible with my time and got the work done on schedule. Their prices were fantastic and their entire crew was extremely professional.


  • -Marti R.

    Very honest and hard working employees. Employees are courtious and shop is clean. I was very impressed.


  • -Billy C.

    Professional auto repair shop. No games, fair pricing, quality work and friendly.


  • -Kendall L.

    My entire family have been taking our vehicles here for years now. They are always up front about what is wrong and how much it will cost before they perform the repairs. They will let you know what needs immediate repairs and what can wait. They will go above and beyond to make sure you are happy. They are always extremely fair on parts and labor costs. There is no other place I will take my vehicles to. They will have my family's business for as long as I am alive.


  • -Connie P.

    Always a pleasure doing business with these guys. I trust them to fix any vehicle I have, and they give you a very fair deal for thier great work.


  • -Angel M.

    Tom is the best, great mechanical knowledge.


  • -Glenda H.

    Awesome mechanics!


  • -Michelle T.

    I am from Evansville, Indiana. I had just bought my car there. I drove to Greenbrier, AR not knowing my brakes were very bad when I started. The seller told me he had just put brakes on it. I called Barkley's, which was highly recommended. They got me in right away. Replaced all of the brakes, rotors and something else that fell apart while removing the rotors. They were EXTREMELY professional, and the bill was VERY cheap. I HIGHLY recommend these guys! If I ever need any kind of repairs again while visiting here, these guys will ALWAYS get my business!


  • -Josie C.

    Friendly service.


  • -Julie G.

    Best mechanics out there.


  • -Stephanie M.

    Friendly and fast service!!


  • -Patti H.

    Great service, very understanding, and get the job you need done to your vehicle done for a reasonable price.


  • -James T.

    Fast service, and they are up front. He actually recommended other places that could help me get a cheaper price for tires; I will keep coming back.


  • -Chris C.

    Fair and honest.


  • -Michael G.

    Attentive, fair, honest and professional service. They have been servicing my vehicles for several years. I wouldn't think of using anyone else.


  • -Matt H.

    Best place in Greenbrier to have work done. Took my truck in and asked them to do a bumper to bumper inspection and tell me what it needed. They gave me a list of things that needed to be done immediately and another of things that could be done at a later time. They were flexible with my time and got the work done on schedule. Their prices were fantastic and their entire crew was extremely professional.

Call us for service: 501-679-6770

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