VEHICLE MASTERS AUTO REPAIR & PERFORMANCE CENTER

6012 W. 159th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452
708-687-9955

Independently Owned and Operated
Vehicle Masters is a full-service automotive repair center with over 30 years experience.
You can put your trust in us to perform high quality repairs to a wide range of services.
Your satisfaction is of great interest to us, and our services are guaranteed.

We are your best choice for scheduled preventive maintenance and automotive repair.
Domestic and foreign cars, SUV’s, trucks, vans, and fleet vehicles.

From everyday drivers to cool customs,
Vehicle Masters is the Auto Repair you want.

Give us a call, it’s what we do.
708-687-9955

Stephen BeckerStephen Becker
17:27 15 Nov 22
Excellent. Very happy. My son’s car didn’t start. It just made clicking sounds. I did have a charger at home and charged up the battery enough to get it started. I really... couldn’t be sure if maybe my son left the lights on and accidentally drained the battery is 1 year old or if the alternator wasn’t charging the battery. I did call a place closer to my house but that guy was just trying to sell me a battery without even looking at the car. I called Vehicle Masters and Steve said he would check the batter and test the alternator. Vehicle Masters got me in the same day, tested everything, fully charged my son’s car battery. End result was my son probably just left his lights on and he is not in danger of getting stuck somewhere without the car starting. They didn’t even change me a diagnostic fee. They were very accommodating. Seems like they want to develop long-term customers.read more
Danny GDanny G
00:56 01 Nov 22
Steve went above and beyond to help me with a dinky little job bending an exhaust pipe - it was probably more of a hassle for him than anything, but he really went out of his way... to accommodate me for such a small thing. Steve is the kind of mechanic that's really hard to come by - he's good at what he does and isn't out to rip you off. So much in fact he didn't even ask me for any money for helping me out (but don't worry, i know it's not charity work). Only reason i mention that is because it speaks volumes about his character. Super pleased with the service - would recommend him to anyone. Thanks Steve!read more
Jennifer DeWildeJennifer DeWilde
19:04 12 Oct 22
Called ten places for help with diagnostic testing - everyone was three days out to help. The owner here was very helpful in trying to determine if this is a simple fix or... something more complicated. He was very accommodating and didn't hit me with a $175 fee just to walk in the door. I appreciate his business ethic a lot!!! Great A++++ service. Super fast and very fair with pricing! It was a simple fix for $80 and the other places around here wanted to charge me $100-$200 just to tell me what the problem was. He said let’s rule out the simplest possibilities first. He has my business in the future!!! I highly recommend them for your car repairs.read more
Marlon bellMarlon bell
17:40 28 Aug 22
Lifted my jeep Wrangler 4in in the front and a 3/25in in the rear causing a squat affect..They did a great job had a few problems but the owner took care of it in a timely... manner...read more
Gail FloresGail Flores
11:20 28 Jul 22
Have always been very straight forward, fair priced, and eager to get my truck back to me as soon as they can. Have not had to return for any issues they have addressed.
Terry DusekTerry Dusek
10:43 28 Jul 22
I had a great experience. They fixed my car out quickly and even some problems I wasn't aware off. They provided quick and wonderful service.
jeff austinjeff austin
19:05 07 Jul 22
Had my fourth vehicle exhaust done by Vehicle Masters(Merlins) Excellent jobThanks Steven
B CB C
08:46 07 Jul 22
Great experience. Great customer service
Lawrence LawsonLawrence Lawson
15:01 01 Jun 22
Great guys! They do great dependable work, honest and always helpful and willing to go that extra mile to help.
Zach JoritzZach Joritz
21:03 31 May 22
My family and I have been getting auto repair work done with Steve and his team for over ten years, and every experience has been nothing but professional, courteous, and... knowledgeable. Over the years, we have had repairs done on nearly every part of our cars and the team at Vehicle Masters has always been up to the task. I trust Steve to give me an honest assessment, and to do a high quality job with all repairs. I cannot recommend them enough!read more
Melissa GuarinoMelissa Guarino
15:48 23 May 22
We have been bringing our cars here for the last six years or so. Sometimes we are visiting more often than we would like for various issues, but dealing w/ Steve and team is... always a pleasant experience. They are everything you want out of a mechanic - honest, reasonable, reliable. Steve always takes his time to explain in detail what needs to be done to your car, when, and why. This last time, I mainly dealt with Shin, who also took his time to explain everything going on. As someone trying to get every last mile out of their car, I'm glad they are around. Highly recommend!read more
lonnie knightlonnie knight
00:08 13 May 22
I highly recommend this shop quality work by honest people Dave is the man for the job
Gary MarshallGary Marshall
09:42 04 Apr 22
Great business! Very professional, thoughtful, and they make sure you are completely satisfied with the work throughout the process.
Andy BurnsAndy Burns
18:29 18 Mar 22
First visit after the change over and my experience is starkly different. Much more amenable to discussions and alternative options. Going back shortly to get secondary work... done, looking forward to it.read more
Erika RafaelErika Rafael
03:00 18 Jan 22
Went here to get my Highlander’s drivers side window fixed towards the time they were closing but they still squeezed us in. Excellent customer service! I am definitely coming... back 🙂read more
Charles JohnsonCharles Johnson
15:58 19 Nov 21
Went to get my car serviced & was done in less than an hour!! Parts were the original but new parts for my truck!!! Definitely will be going to them for anything else needed!!!... Highly recommended!!!read more
Scott WinterrothScott Winterroth
02:50 14 Nov 21
The crew at Vehicle Masters is very knowledgeable and trustworthy with my auto repairs and brakes. They are great mechanics that work on all types of cool cars but also work on... regular daily driver vehicles and trucks. I would recommend these local mechanics to anyone looking for a solid, trustworthy service for vehicle maintenance and repairs in Oak Forest. Thanks STEVE!read more
Mitch WeinerMitch Weiner
14:33 21 Sep 21
Good job. Great folks. Straight shooters, reasonably priced, same folks(owner) for decades. I'll definitely be back. Polite, friendly and professional 👍👏💯
Jason RichardsonJason Richardson
15:19 02 Jun 21
I have been going to Vehicle Masters Performance Center (old Merlin's) in Oak Forest since I was 21 (I am almost 49 now). Steve is the most polite and thorough mechanic and owner... I know. Everyone talks about staying local and keeping our small businesses open, etc well this is definitely one that is a staple of the town of Oak Forest. Highly recommend coming here first and save yourself time shopping around for the right place. This is it! I won't go anywhere else.read more
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We service all types of light duty and medium duty vehicles

Everything from the daily driver to classic cars, Jeeps, pick-up trucks, SUV’s, box trucks,
utility trucks, work trucks, vans, and powersports vehicles.

MAINTENANCE & GENERAL REPAIR

It’s safe to say most vehicles will not be in need of major repairs, however, most vehicles are in need of something. Vehicle Masters will conduct a comprehensive vehicle inspection prior to any work being performed. We are here to inform you of your needs without pressure, and let you decide what’s in your best interest. If your vehicle is in poor condition, we will advise you accordingly. We will not waste your money fixing a P.O.S.

No work will be conducted without your authorization.

Vehicle Masters has you covered with almost every automotive service you could need.
Our most common services are listed below, please consider us for all your vehicle needs.

6012 W. 159th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452

708-687-9955

FULL SERVICE REPAIR

BRAKES • EXHAUST • STEERING • SUSPENSION • TUNE-UPS • EMISSIONS FAILURES • ELECTRICAL PROBLEMS CUSTOM WHEELS • TIRES • WHEEL ALIGNMENTS • ANTI-LOCK • TRACTION CONTROL

PARTS

AXLES • DRIVESHAFTS • HUB BEARINGS
P/S PUMPS • RACK-N-PINIONS • STEERING COLUMNS
BELTS • TENSIONERS • PULLEYS • COOLERS
FUEL PUMPS • FILLER NECKS • GAS TANKS

COOLING

WATER PUMPS • RADIATORS • THERMOSTATS HOSES • HEATER CORES • COOLING FANS

MORE PARTS

ALTERNATORS • BATTERIES • STARTERS • HARNESSES WINDOWS • MOTORS • REGULATORS • MIRRORS DOOR HANDLES • LOCKS • SWITCHES • INSTRUMENTS HEADLIGHTS • TAILLIGHTS • WIPER MOTORS

AIR CONDITIONING

COMPRESSORS • CONDENSERS • EVAPORATOR CORES
EXPANSION VALVES • LINES & HOSE

ENGINE COMPONENTS & SENSORS

TIMING CHAIN • TIMING BELT • HEAD GASKETS • INTAKE PLENUMN • THROTTLE BODY MAS AIR FLOW • IDEL AIR CONTROL • EVAP CANISTER • PURGE SOLENOID FUEL INJECTORS • OXYGEN SENSORS • CRANKSHAFT SENSOR • CAMSHAFT SENSORS COMPUTERS • CONTROL MODULES • SENSORS

CUSTOM & OEM LINE REPAIR ~ REPLACEMENT

BRAKE LINES • FUEL LINES • P/S LINES • TRANSMISSION LINES

SYSTEM FLUSH~CLEANING SERVICES

COOLANT • TRANSMISSION • BRAKE • POWER STEERING • DIFFERENTIAL • FUEL SYSTEM

POPULAR SYSTEM COMPONENTS

BRAKES ~ PADS • ROTORS • CALIPERS • MASTER CYLINDER • ANTI-LOCK SENSORS EXHAUST ~ MANIFOLDS • CATALYTIC CONVERTERS • MUFFLERS • PIPES • HEADERS STEERING ~ CONTROL ARMS • BALL JOINTS • TIE RODS • PITMAN ARM • IDLER ARM SUSPENSION ~ STRUTS, SHOCKS, COIL SPRINGS, LEAF SPRINGS, STABILIZER LINKS

Vehicle Masters has you covered with almost
every automotive service you could need.
Our most common services are listed throughout the site, please consider us for all your vehicle needs.

6012 W. 159th Street

Oak Forest, IL 60452
159th between Central and Oak Park Ave.

708-687-9955


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Vehicle Masters Auto Repair
6012 W. 159th Street
Oak Forest, IL 60452

VEHICLE MASTERS PERFORMANCE CENTER

6012 W. 159th Street, Oak Forest, IL 60452 708-687-9955

Independently Owned and Operated Auto Repair Center