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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

2007 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
127,652
Service Date
4/19/2019
Services Performed
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • This car need to replace cylinder head gasket serpentine belt special silicone for engine and valve cover gasket
  • CYLINDER HEAD GASKET – Remove and Replace – CE,Hybrid,LE,SE,XLE,In-Line4 – [Includes: Remove carbon and check surfaces for warpage. Includes (where applicable): Adjust idle speed, Ignition timing, Valves and clean and adjust Spark Plugs.]
 
Virgilio P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/23/2019

2004 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
137,204
Service Date
4/6/2019
Services Performed
  • Customers complaint: customer concern vehicle is leaking oil he was here already a year ago was recommended to replace front main seal main seal water pump and timing. Please advise.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • TIMING BELT – Remove and Replace – 1.7L Eng – [Includes: Adjust Valves.]
  • (Combination) – CAMSHAFT OIL SEAL – Remove and Replace Front,Each
  • (Combination) – CRANKSHAFT SPROCKET – Remove and Replace All Applicable Models
 
Juan M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/14/2019

2014 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
110,942
Service Date
4/8/2019
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.
  • Rotated tires from front to back as needed. Checked and filled air as necessary.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Ridel M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/10/2019

2015 Nissan Rogue

Nissan Rogue

Mileage
67,680
Service Date
4/5/2019
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.
  • FRONT DISC ROTOR – Remove and Replace – Front,Both Sides – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • REAR DISC ROTOR – Remove and Replace – Rear,Both Sides – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
 
Legie P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/6/2019

2012 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
119,644
Service Date
4/2/2019
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.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • Rotated tires from front to back as needed. Checked and filled air as necessary.
 
BELINDA C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/3/2019

2008 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
165,103
Service Date
3/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Vehicle has several codes for the evap canister canister vent solenoid. Evap vent canister is clogged not allowing gas to flow through when pumping gas. It needs to be replaced along with the vent shut off valve . see pictures in inspection
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • EVAPORATION CONTROL CANISTER and Vapor Canister Check Valve- Remove and Replace
  • Pumped 3.784 gallons of gas and there was no issues pumping the gas at this time. Computer was reset and there is no chech engine light on at this time. Light may return.
 
Marcella B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/1/2019

2008 Chevrolet Aveo

Chevrolet Aveo

Mileage
108,862
Service Date
3/21/2019
Services Performed
  • Vacuum hose is broken. The hose was replaced and the rpm remained stable.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • 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.
  • Removed nail from affected tire and plugged. Refilled tire, check for leaks and install tire in vehicle.
 
Manuel T. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/23/2019

2017 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
25,616
Service Date
3/12/2019
Services Performed
  • 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.
  • Rotated tires from front to back as needed. Checked and filled air as necessary.
 
Indira A. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/15/2019

2004 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
173,493
Service Date
2/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Transmission Shift Control cable should be replaced or repaired.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • SHIFT CONTROL CABLE – Remove and Repair shifter cable with new shims and gaskets – Automatic Trans – [Includes: Adjustment.]
  • FRONT BRAKE PADS and ROTORS – Remove and Replace – Front,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.]
  • TRANSMISSION – Tune – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R and I Oil Pan, drain Converter (if drain plug available), clean or replace Oil Filter or Screen. Adjust (where applicable): Band(s), Cable(s) and Linkage(s). Replace necessary fluid and road test.]
  • 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.
  • Drain and flush radiator. Inspect hoses and clamps, add cooling system lubricant and add up to 1 gallon of coolant. Check thermostat and electric fans operation.
 
Mathieu M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/27/2019

2012 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
95,870
Service Date
1/19/2019
Services Performed
  • FL New Tire Fee
  • Tire Disposal Fee
  • Remove wheel from vehicle. Mounted new tires. Computer spin balance. Reinstall wheel to vehicle and torque lug nuts to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Chassis shield is too close to the rear new tires which can potentially damage the tires . *Customer Authorized to Partially removed the chassis shield corner, by either cutting or bending , a piece of that corner in order not to damage the new tires. Also Re thread a stripped wheel stud and wheel lug nut. ** Recommend an Alignment to be done.
  • Alignment
 
Mauricio C. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2019

2014 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
64,723
Service Date
12/28/2018
Services Performed
  • Removed nail from affected tire and plugged. Refilled tire, check for leaks and install tire in vehicle.
 
Diane S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2018

2013 Toyota Yaris

Toyota Yaris

Mileage
61,071
Service Date
12/12/2018
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.
  • Rotated tires from front to back as needed. Checked and filled air as necessary.
  • Complementary safety and vehicle health inspection.
  • Headlight Restoration service. Restored dull , faded yellowed headlights to like new crystal clear condition.
 
Gabriela G. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/12/2018