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Welcome to RQ Automotive,
your car service in Margate, FL!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Margate, Coral Springs, Coconut Creek, and Pompano Beach, FL, you’ve found us. Here at RQ Automotive we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Margate car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

As a family-owned business, our relationship with our customers and our community is very important to us. We strive in providing you top service using high-quality parts at very affordable prices. We are confident that in addition to the excellent maintenance and repairs we perform, you will find that our outstanding customer service is second to none. We understand that repairing your vehicle can be stressful, but one of the things we hear from our customers is how much they trust us. What sets us apart is that each one of our team members is truly dedicated to providing fast honest work along with the best customer service possible. You can trust that our family will go the extra mile to make your experience easy, honest and enjoyable.

We look forward to serving you,
The RQ Automotive Family.

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Certifications

Our automotive technicians at RQ have the expertise and tools they need to get the job done right and get you back on the road. Our work is 100% Guaranteed by a  2 year/ 24,000 miles warranty, that’s our promise!

Auto Repair Services

We offer complete auto repair services ranging from oil changes and tire alignment to tune-ups and fuel system services. We can provide you with the repair service you need at a fair price.

Tire Services

We can help with you with all your tire needs including new tires, wheel rotation, vehicle alignment, tire balancing and more. We also repair flat tires and offer brakes services as well.

Auto Care Experts

At RQ Automotive, we have only the most qualified, trained automotive technicians who are dedicated and committed to providing you with the highest quality auto repair service.

About RQ Automotive Margate, FL

History

Established in 1996, our founder Ruben Quiceno, an immigrant from Colombia had a dream of establishing a business that would provide quality and affordable auto repairs. While working very hard at a machine shop, he saved enough money to accomplish his dream in 1996.

Since then, our business strives to deliver outstanding auto repair services and has been blessed with growth and a community of loyal customers who trust us to handle all of their car maintenance or repair services. We have always treated our customers with respect and honesty. We recommended services that are truly needed and only use the highest quality brand tools and equipment at our shop. We are a family owned and operated business that holds our values true to our customers. The RQ Automotive team serves the cities of Margate, Coral Springs, Lauderhill, and its surrounding areas and takes pride in providing quality professional service at very competitive pricing. We will go out of our way to make sure our customers have a great experience and come back for ALL their automotive needs.

Meet The Owner

Virgilio joined RQ Automotive in 2010 after relocating to Florida from Massachusetts where he previously owned a car business.

Virgilio prides himself on taking time with all his customers to clearly explain what is going on with their car.  Very easy going and with a positive attitude, he goes out of his way to make sure all his customers leave feeling confident that the work provided was exceptional. He firmly believes in honest, reliable auto repair service to all of his customers, because exceeding customer expectations is what keeps his customers coming back and ultimately becoming loyal and happy regulars. He treats his customers like family and always welcomes everyone to his shop with a smile and outstanding customer service.

Are you ready to experience the best Margate car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Margate, FL

What sets RQ Automotive apart from all of the others in Margate, FL?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Margate, FL, 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 RQ Automotive, 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 Margate auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Margate, FL, 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.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

Jeep Grand Cherokee

Mileage
35,794
Service Date
9/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and oil filter. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
 
Andrew S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/19/2019

2007 Dodge Durango

Dodge Durango

Mileage
141,901
Service Date
9/6/2019
Services Performed
  • Full A/C Service. Evacuate and recover refrigerant from the vehicle, vacuum complete AC system and recharge with the proper amount of refrigerant up to 1 lbs. Includes test system performance.
 
Luis P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2019

2014 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
88,319
Service Date
8/20/2019
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and oil filter. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
 
Jerry J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/27/2019

2010 BMW 528i

BMW 528i

Mileage
137,743
Service Date
8/22/2019
Services Performed
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Bleed and inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • Diagnostics: 1)Removed under Carriage to inspect for Oil leaks. Oil Pan Gasket is leaking and needs to be replaced. 2)All computers and check engine lights were reset. if check engine light comes back on will need to replace oxygen sensors and electric water pump. 3) After computer was reset we Test drove vehicle for 10 miles and check engine light returned. Scanned computer codes P2098, P2198, P2272 returned for Oxygen sensors and codes 2E85, 2E8B, 2E81 for Electric Water Pump. If vehicle is not over heating then just replace the oxygen sensors. But if vehicle has been or is overheating then Electric Water Pump needs to be replaced. Other random codes also returned P0015, 2C32, 2C2C, 2C6C, 2E98, 2A87, 4E86 and 6E83. Upon inspecting to install Daytime Running lights noticed all the wires are stripped. This can cause a trigger to the computers causing random codes. How ever further Electrical Diagnostics will need to be performed. Cost for Electrical diagnostics is $150 plus tax. 4) rear view mirror needs to be replaced. Cannot be repaired.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • OIL PAN GASKET – Remove and Replace
  • Headlight Restoration service. Restored dull , faded yellowed headlights to like new crystal clear condition.
  • Headlight Restoration – Complimentary – No Charge to Customer
  • Installation of Daytime running light
  • Installation of Daytime running light – No Charge to Customer
 
Mitchell J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2019

2017 Lexus RX 350

Lexus RX 350

Mileage
16,146
Service Date
8/12/2019
Services Performed
  • Rotated tires from front to back as needed. Checked and filled air as necessary.
  • Change engine oil and oil filter with high quality full synthetic oil. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
 
Monica S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/19/2019

2009 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
89,550
Service Date
8/17/2019
Services Performed
  • Flush out transmission fluid while vehicle is running. Replace transmission fluid completely and add additive for added protection. Refill with new synthetic fluid to correct level.
 
Dimitry Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/18/2019

2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250

Mercedes-Benz CLA250

Mileage
74,101
Service Date
8/14/2019
Services Performed
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS and ROTORS – Remove and Replace [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Change engine oil and oil filter with high quality full synthetic oil. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Bleed and inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
 
Micah I. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/16/2019

2009 BMW 128i

BMW 128i

Mileage
108,095
Service Date
8/8/2019
Services Performed
  • Tow service
  • Findings! During initial inspection Oil leak was found in the bottom Harmonics seal. Cause by a previous broken belt not completely removed. Also missing bottom engine cover used for aerodynamics and viechle efficiency.keeps derby from colliding inwards on engine and transmission.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL – Remove and Replace – Standard Trans Front
  • RADIATOR – aling radiator to body mount to prevent radiator damadge,All Applicable Models – [Includes: Bleed System (where applicable).]
  • BRAKE SHOES and /OR PADS – Remove and Replace – Front or Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • (Combination) – DISC ROTOR – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace Each,Rear
  • all the lights were reset, brake light stays on due to a faulty ABS Sensor. vehicle was tested no new lights have returned. If engine light comes back on vehicle mystery tested for that specific code
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • (Combination) – STRUT – Replace Each
 
Dana S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2019

2009 BMW 128i

BMW 128i

Mileage
108,095
Service Date
8/8/2019
Services Performed
  • Tow service
  • Findings! During initial inspection Oil leak was found in the bottom Harmonics seal. Cause by a previous broken belt not completely removed. Also missing bottom engine cover used for aerodynamics and viechle efficiency.keeps derby from colliding inwards on engine and transmission.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • CRANKSHAFT OIL SEAL – Remove and Replace – Standard Trans Front
  • RADIATOR – aling radiator to body mount to prevent radiator damadge,All Applicable Models – [Includes: Bleed System (where applicable).]
  • BRAKE SHOES and /OR PADS – Remove and Replace – Front or Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • (Combination) – DISC ROTOR – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace Each,Rear
  • all the lights were reset, brake light stays on due to a faulty ABS Sensor. vehicle was tested no new lights have returned. If engine light comes back on vehicle mystery tested for that specific code
  • SHOCK and /OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove and Install or Remove and Replace – Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • (Combination) – STRUT – Replace Each
 
Dana S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2019

2010 BMW 328i

BMW 328i

Mileage
86,726
Service Date
8/7/2019
Services Performed
  • As soon as vehicle was checked we noticed that the fan was not working. Manually started the fan and is now working fine. Air conditioning valves high and low were replaced. If problems returns possibly the fan assembly will need to be replaced.
 
Diane S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2019

2016 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
92,627
Service Date
7/31/2019
Services Performed
  • Confirmed 2 different noises from the same area. To eliminate the noise Needs to replace Left Front Axle and front Left Upper Strut Mount. For the AC, recommend to have a Full AC Service.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • Change engine oil and oil filter with high quality full synthetic oil. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
  • REAR BRAKE PADS and ROTORS – Remove and Replace – Rear – [Includes: Clean, lube and/or replace Brake Hardware as necessary. Adjust Brakes (where applicable). Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable).
 
Rufino L. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/4/2019

2017 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
31,811
Service Date
7/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Change engine oil and oil filter with high quality full synthetic oil. Lubricate and check chassis. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Preform basic safety inspection. Road test vehicle if necessary.
 
Indira S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/19/2019