Auto Services in Wilmington, DE

Comprehensive Auto Care Services -- Kirkwood Auto Center

Services Available at Kirkwood Auto Center

For over 40 years, Kirkwood Auto Center has been the preferred auto repair shop in Wilmington, DE. Part of why we’ve become our community’s one-stop auto shop is our full suite of automotive services and our ability to service all makes and models. Our services, which are performed with state-of-the-art tools and components, include general preventative maintenance, brake repair, engine light diagnosis, transmission repair, wheel alignments, hybrid repair, and much more!* During your visit, feel free to spend some time with us! We have a comfortable waiting room with free wifi, refreshments, a work area, and a separate kids area! If you have places to be, we also have shuttle service and loaner cars to get you to your destination! Along with that, we have an industry leading payment plan with no interest on all purchases over $199, to make your life simpler.

We can’t wait to take care of you!

*A full list of our services can be found below

Kirkwood Warranty Plan

If you really take a look at it, we don’t provide you with personable, high-quality auto care. What we really provide is peace of mind. With so much going on in life, the last thing you should be worrying about is if your vehicle will make it to your destination. We want you to focus on the things that matter, and for us to help you towards that goal we need to provide you with more than just our auto services. Enter our Kirkwood Warranty Plan. This plan, which starts once your service with us is finished, covers your vehicle for 2 Years / 24,000 Miles on labor. If you notice a problem with your vehicle after a service visit with us, return to our facility and we’ll take care of the problem at no additional cost to you. Have peace of mind knowing that even when you’re outside of our shop, we have you covered.

Schedule Your Visit!

Whether your vehicle needs a tune-up or an exhaust repair, Kirkwood Auto Center in Wilmington, DE will have it all for you. Our high-quality auto services are performed using state-of-the-art tools & components by experienced ASE Certified technicians. By visiting us, you’ve ensured your vehicle will be performing at the level you expect it to, or better. Whether you have questions about our services or you want to schedule an appointment, give us a call, our support staff is ready and waiting for you! Need prompt same-day service? Don’t worry, we accept all walk-in customers!* Visit our shop at 4913 Kirkwood Auto Highway, we’re right next to Oakwood Valley Club! We can’t wait to help your vehicle achieve the best results possible!

*Wait times vary based on daily schedule

We Specialize in a Variety of Auto Repair Services

Standard Maintenance Services

  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • 30/60/90/120K Mile Services
  • DMV Certified Vehicle Inspection & Repairs
  • State Emission Inspections & Repairs
  • Computer Diagnostics
  • Oil Changes
  • Tune Ups
  • Filter Replacements
  • Safety & Emissions Inspections
  • Windshield Wiper Blades
  • Fluid Services
  • Trip Inspections
  • Maintenance Inspections
  • Check Engine Light Diagnostics & Repair
  • Brake Repair & Antilock Braking System (ABS) Repair
  • Shocks & Struts Repair
  • Chassis & Suspension Repair
  • Suspension & Steering Repair


  • Transmission Repair & Service
  • Transmission Replacement
  • Driveline Repair & Maintenance
  • Axle Repair & Replacement
  • Clutch Repair & Replacement
  • Transmission Fluid Service
  • Flywheel Repair & Replacement
  • Driveshaft & U-Joint Repair
  • Transmission Flush
  • Differential Diagnosis
  • Differential Rebuild & Service


For 24 hour towing please call Midway Towing at 302-323-4850

Engine Services

  • Engine Repair
  • Engine Replacement
  • Engine Performance Check
  • Belt Replacement
  • Hose Replacement
  • Cooling System Repair
  • Radiator Repair & Replacement
  • Water Pump Repair & Replacement
  • Drivability Diagnostics & Repair
  • Fuel Injection Repair & Service
  • Fuel System Repair & Maintenance
  • Ignition System Repair & Maintenance

Tire Services

  • Tire Sales
  • Tire Installations
  • Tire Rotation
  • Tire Balancing
  • Tire Replacement
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Tire Air Pressure Checks
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) Repair & Service

Heating & Air Conditioner Repair

  • Heating & Cooling System Diagnostics
  • Auto Air Conditioning Repair & Service
  • Heating System Repair & Service
  • Belt Repair & Replacement
  • Compressor Repair & Replacement
  • Evaporator Repair & Replacement
  • Refrigerant Replacement

Fleet Services

  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • Preventative Maintenance (PM)
  • Fleet Accounts Accepted

Auto Electrical Services

  • Electrical System Diagnostics & Repair
  • Alternator Repair & Replacement
  • Starter Repair & Replacement
  • Windshield Wiper Repair
  • Power Lock Repair
  • Power Antenna Repair
  • Power Steering Repair
  • Power Window Repair
  • Power Accessory Repair
  • Light Repair & Bulb Replacements

Exhaust Services

  • Exhaust Repair & Replacement
  • Muffler Repair & Replacement
  • Tailpipe Repair & Replacement
  • Catalytic Converter Repair
  • Exhaust Manifold Repair
  • Exhaust Upgrades

Hybrid Services

  • Factory Scheduled Maintenance
  • State of Health Battery Testing & Conditioning
  • High Voltage Battery Testing & Conditioning
  • High Voltage Cable Inspection & Repair
  • Brake System Repair & Maintenance
  • Transmission Fluid Flush
  • Heating & Cooling System Repair

Steering and Suspension Services

  • Shock Replacement
  • Strut Replacement
  • Lift Kits
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Ball Joint Replacement
  • Tie Rod Replacement
  • Power Steering Replacement and Repair