Auto Repair & Maintenance in Manito

For almost three decades, Bernshausen Automotive has maintained a strong reputation as one of the best car repair shops in Manito. We know that customer satisfaction is the best way to build a customer base, and we would never jeopardize our reputation by overcharging or cutting corners. We offer repairs for most foreign and domestic vehicle models, and specialize in servicing trucks, trailers, RVs, motor homes, buses, and farm equipment.

We offer the following automotive/truck repair services:

  • Engine Performance: Diagnosis & Repair
  • Emission System Repairs
  • Air Conditioning Service & Repair
  • Electrical System Diagnosis & Repair
  • Brake Service & Repair
  • Suspension & Steering Repair
  • Air filter replacement
  • Tune–ups, Lube Service, & Oil Changes
  • CV Joints, Axles, Drivetrain, Differentials
  • Traction Control Systems
  • Alternators and Batteries
  • Power Window & Power Locks
  • Fuel Injection
  • Exhaust and Muffler Repairs
  • Cooling / Heating System Service & Repair
  • Scheduled Routine Maintenance Services
  • Clutch Repair / Replacement
  • Transmissions Services & Rebuilds
  • Radiators & Water Pumps
  • Hydraulic Hose Repairs
  • Repair Check Engine Light
  • Timing Belt & Starter Repairs
  • Trailer Truck Engine Overhaul
  • Diesel Engine Repair
  • Fabrication
Automobile, Truck, & Tractor Repair

Automobile, Truck, & Tractor Repair

We handle your automobile repair and servicing needs for most vehicle makes and models. We offer repair and maintenance service for trucks and heavy equipment. These vehicles include, but are not limited to: pickup trucks, heavy–duty work trucks, dump trucks, buses, plows, backhoes, trailers, flatbeds, RVs, school buses, tractors and farm equipment. Makes and models include: Kenworth, International, Peterbilt, Mack, Western Star, Chevy, Duramax, Dodge, Cummins, School Buses, RVs, Semi–Trailers, Ford, and GMC.


Preventive Maintenance

Preventive Maintenance

The best way to minimize more serious breakdowns and the higher costs associated with automotive repair is by doing routine maintenance.

Preventive vehicle maintenance is simply what the manufacturer of your vehicle suggests getting done to keep your vehicle going. Whether you have a car or truck we provide the maintenance services to keep it running well.


Brake Repair & Service

Brake Repair & Service

Brakes wear out over time requiring service. How long your brakes last is based on various things such as driving conditions, how you brake and other factors. For this reason, it is necessary to service your brakes regularly. We are familiar with the driving conditions here in Manito and know that your brakes need care. So we provide a complimentary inspection with every service to make sure that any problem is taken up before it becomes a major concern.


Transmission Service & Repair

Transmission Service & Repair

The transmission may well be one of the most complicated and important components of your car or truck. That's why it's important to trust its maintenance and repair to a full-service shop. There are a number of problems that can be resolved simply while others may require a complete transmission overhaul. Our skilled mechanics have the training and expertise to properly diagnose your transmission problem and get you back on the road.


Oil Change & Lube Service

Oil Change & Lube Service

As our mission is to provide Manito, IL and the surrounding areas with a place that takes care of all their vehicle needs, we provide oil changes for all cars and trucks. We additionally offer a complimentary vehicle inspection with your oil change as we care about your safety.


Emergency Repairs

Emergency Repairs

We are here for any kind of trouble with your car or truck. We know your vehicle breaking down can be frustrating and even worse it can leave you stranded. So we provide the best service we can to make you feel at ease during such a time. If you ever need emergency vehicle service, call us. We provide towing in addition to repairing your vehicle so you can relax and let us take care of it.