Call (954) 970-3015

Your full-service
Automotive repair shop

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

We Service all
Makes and Models

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Contact Us Today!

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Customer Satisfaction
is our top priority

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Customer Satisfaction
is our top priority

SCHEDULE APPOINTMENT

Home 2019-01-02T22:42:05+00:00

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.

Affiliates &
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

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

2009 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
160,774
Service Date
7/13/2019
Services Performed
  • Vehicles battery seems to be at fault. Had to recharge the battery in order to start the vehicle. After charging was complete, retested the battery and it is already showing lack of charge. This indicates that the battery is bad. Once battery is replaced will be able to recheck charging system and starting system to make sure there are no further problems. BATTERY must be replaced first.
  • Tow Service
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove and Replace – Front,Both Sides. – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • BRAKE LIGHT BULBS – Remove and Replace Both Right and Left / 2 bulb # 1157 and 1 # 108
  • Flush power steering lines, pump, rack and pinion, and or gear box. Install new power steering fluid. Install power steering additive to revitalize seals if necessary.
  • Headlight Restoration service. Restored dull , faded yellowed headlights to like new crystal clear condition.
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace
 
Yvonne W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/18/2019

2010 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
306,847
Service Date
7/11/2019
Services Performed
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove and Replace – Front or Rear,Both – [Includes: Replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • BRAKE PADS – Remove and Replace – 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.]
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove and Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings and replace Seals (where applicable). Includes: Replace Seals and repack (where applicable). DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • 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.
  • 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.
 
Marc Enzy T. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/12/2019

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
84,508
Service Date
7/6/2019
Services Performed
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
 
Markus H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2019

2008 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
108,805
Service Date
7/2/2019
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.
 
Yerelin P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/4/2019

2014 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
22,330
Service Date
7/2/2019
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.
 
Claudia Q. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/3/2019

2014 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
90,624
Service Date
6/27/2019
Services Performed
  • Customers complaint: customer concern vehicle is not blowing cold air
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • COMPRESSOR CLUTCH COIL Circuit – Remove and Replace – V6 – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and recharge.] – [Includes: R and I Air Conditioning Compressor Assembly. DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System charge.]
 
Ana M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2019

2014 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

Mileage
89,798
Service Date
6/27/2019
Services Performed
  • STARTER ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – LT,LTZ,1.8L Eng – [Includes: R and I Battery and Tray.]
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
 
Mariana M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/28/2019