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2311 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401


Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm Saturday: 8am-12pm Sunday: Closed

2311 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401


Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm Saturday: 8am-12pm Sunday: Closed

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Welcome to Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists

Premium Automotive Service in Wilmington, NC

Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists has proudly been providing expert automotive service and car repair to Wilmington businesses and residents since 1959. Our goal is to “wow” our customers with professional service, quality workmanship and affordable prices. We strive to be a positive part of the Wilmington community by not only creating a safe place for novice car owners and car enthusiasts alike to get honest automotive repairs, but also by supporting other small local businesses and the Wilmington community.

We know our customers determine our future. They are our neighbors and friends and they’re what drives us (pun intended) to do everything possible to ensure their complete satisfaction. We hope that you will consider us for your automotive needs in Wilmington and join the Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists family. Visit our Specials page for a new customer coupon to try us out.

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Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists
2311 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1779
 Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm Saturday: 8am-12pm Sunday: Closed 
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Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists
2311 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1779
 Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm Saturday: 8am-12pm Sunday: Closed 
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Why Choose Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists

For years Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists has been there for the people of Wilmington. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Wilmington has to offer.

  • Full Service: We do it ALL.
  • Flexibility: Schedule ahead of time or walk-in
  • Large Capacity Shop: 10 bays + 7 techs = timely services
  • Versatility: We service all types of cars and trucks including diesel and hybrid vehicles both foreign and domestic.
  • ASE Certified technicians w/ continued education who take pride in their work
  • Integrity: Gene’s has been in business since 1959 and has long been regarded as an honest, affordable auto repair shop. We strive to be a positive part of our community and support other local businesses.
  • Affiliations: We are a Bridgestone/Firestone affiliated dealer backed by their warranty. We are also a CARFAX service center which makes for easy record keeping of all yogur vehicle maintenance.

Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists the best car service in Wilmington!

  • 18 Month/18,000 Mile Warranty
  • Lifetime Warranty on Brake Pads & Shoes
  • ASE Certified Master Auto Technicians
  • Serving Wilmington, NC since 1959

Some Of Our Services

Our technicians are highly trained and certified to perform whatever work you may need. We’re ready to provide auto service, whether you need a oil change or a complicated repair. See all of the services we offer.

BRAKES

ALIGNMENTS

AXELS

SUSPENSION

EXHAUST/MUFFLERS

STEERING

The Absolute Best Car Service in Wilmington, NC

What sets Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists apart from all of the others in Wilmington, NC?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Wilmington, NC, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Wilmington auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Wilmington, NC, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists is a complete automotive care center.  We do everything from state inspections and preventative maintenance to complete engine or transmission replacement and everything in between.  We service all makes and models both foreign and domestic.

Our History: Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists has been independently owned and operated since 1959.  Though it has changed hands over the years, Gene’s has always been a place that provides honest quality automotive care.  A business that places emphasis on community and our customers.

Staff: We believe the heart of any business is your employees. Each member of our staff has over 10 years of automotive experience.  Our mechanics are ASE certified and receive continued education to stay up to date on the latest automotive trends and technology.  In addition to being highly trained, they have high values as well.  We hand-picked each member because they are passionate about our mission to provide high quality, high integrity work to the Wilmington community.

  Service Manager: Glenn Mania  – 30+ years of professional automotive experience

  Lead Mechanic: TJ Barrow – 15+ years of professional experience, ASE Certified, BMW Master Mechanic Certification

  Owner: Lisa Wisner – 10+ years of automotive customer service and management experience

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2016 Kia Soul

Kia Soul

Mileage
80,551
Service Date
11/28/2022
Services Performed
  • TIRE PLUG, RIGHT REAR
 
ERIN M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/28/2022

2008 Chrysler Sebring

Chrysler Sebring

Mileage
107,767
Service Date
11/25/2022
Services Performed
  • NCSI – EMISSIONS INSPECTION
 
DENISE C. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/28/2022

2014 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
157,907
Service Date
11/22/2022
Services Performed
  • REAR BRAKES METAL TO METAL, FRONT BRAKES 10%
  • REAR METAL TO METAL
  • Road test vehicle. Check all suspension and steering parts for wear. Check tire pressure and condition. Check riding height. Check caster and camber angles and adjust as required. Check and set toe-in as required. Center steering wheel.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Removed and Replaced with Full Synthetic Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Lubed Chassis, Checked all Fluid Levels, Rotated Tires and completed Multi Point Inspection.
  • REPLACE BOTH FOG LIGHT BULBS
 
JEFF F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/22/2022

2014 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
154,164
Service Date
11/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Removed and Replaced with Full Synthetic Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Lubed Chassis, Checked all Fluid Levels, and completed Multi Point Inspection.
 
ALVIN H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/21/2022

2007 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
194,065
Service Date
11/19/2022
Services Performed
  • NEEDS LEFT FRONT WINDOW MOTOR AND REGULATOR AS WELL AS WINDOW SWITCH
  • LEFT FRONT
 
DAN E. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/21/2022

2017 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
67,045
Service Date
11/19/2022
Services Performed
  • Removed and Replaced with Full Synthetic Motor Oil & Replaced Filter, Lubed Chassis, Checked all Fluid Levels, Rotated Tires and completed Multi Point Inspection.
 
JEFF B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/19/2022

2018 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
42,626
Service Date
11/19/2022
Services Performed
  • Mount and Balance Tires
  • Align wheels and adjusted camber, caster and toe in/out
 
MARIA C. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/19/2022

2014 Chevrolet Impala

Chevrolet Impala

Mileage
80,925
Service Date
11/15/2022
Services Performed
  • ALL TIRE LOW PROPERLY INFLATED TIRES
 
LENA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/15/2022

2008 Saab 9-5

Saab 9-5

Mileage
76,470
Service Date
11/8/2022
Services Performed
  • NEEDS BOTH LOW BEAM AND 1 HIGH BEAM BULB
  • FRONT TIRES I N WEAR BARS AND REAR BADLY CHOPPED, NEEDS 4 TIRES THEN RE EST DRIVE
  • HEADLAMP BULB &/OR SEALED BEAM – Remove & Replace – THREE
  • Mount and Balance
 
KATHLEEN T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/8/2022

2018 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
34,326
Service Date
11/5/2022
Services Performed
  • NO LEAK FOUND, ALL TIRES LOW, PROPERLY INFLATE TIRES
 
CLAIRE M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2022

2019 Honda Clarity

Honda Clarity

Mileage
41,114
Service Date
11/4/2022
Services Performed
  • NO LEAK FOUND, PROPERLY INFLATE ALL TIRES AN RESET LIGHT
 
ANNETTE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/4/2022

2012 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
112,787
Service Date
11/3/2022
Services Performed
  • RESET ALL MAINTENANCE LIGHTS, FOUND LOW VOLTAGE CODES, LOAD TEST BATTERY, BATTERY WEAK, ALSO RECOMMENDING TRANSMISSION SERVICE
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION FLUID – Drain & Refill – [Includes: Additional time for use of scan tool to perform this procedure.]
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – [Includes: Test.]
 
NAOMI G. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/3/2022

Shop Amenities

Financing Available

Waiting Area Kid and
Pet Friendly

Touch-less Payments

 

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Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Tires & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
  • And Much More...
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Genes Tire and Autocare Specialists
2311 Carolina Beach Rd
Wilmington, NC 28401
(910) 762-1779