Once in a while we come across other businesses that we have a good relationship with and that we trust enough to recommend to our clients who may need their services. On this page you will find the names and contact information of our recommended businesses and vendors.
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE EXCELLENCE
ASE’s mission is to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service through testing and certification of repair and service professionals. Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center requires on going training of all its technicians to remain up-to-date on the latest information and technology. All of the Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center technicians are ASE Certified and wear the “Blue Seal of Excellence” patch on their uniforms. Visit ASE’s website for more information.
AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE ASSOCIATION
The Automotive Service Association is an international organization made up of approximately 12,000 member-businesses. Its mission is to advance professionalism and excellence in the automotive repair industry through education, representation and member services. Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center is a long-time member of ASA and adheres to the ASA’s strict Code of Ethics. Jerry Simmons has served as the State and Tucson ASA President in past years. Mike Gabrielson is the current Tucson ASA Vice President.
BETTER BUSINESS BUREAU
The BBB system has proven that the majority of marketplace problems can be solved fairly through the use of voluntary self-regulation and consumer education. Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center is a BBB Accredited Business with the highest standing. Follow the link on the BBB’s website for the BBB’s profile on Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center.
ARIZONA DEPT OF ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY
Emissions Repair Services
The emissions control systems on your vehicle are important for keeping our environment as clean as possible. If your vehicle fails an emissions test, Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center can test to find out why and perform the needed repairs. Residents living or working in the Metro Tucson area are required to have their vehicles emission tested. Follow the link for more information on Arizona’s Emissionis Testing and to find the nearest ADEQ Test Facility near you.
RIGHT TO REPAIR
Know your rights as a vehicle owner. You don’t have to return to the New Car Dealer for scheduled maintenance or repairs to keep your new vehicle warranty in effect. This was guaranteed by the courts in the Magnusen-Moss Act of 1975. You have the right to have your vehicle serviced by any qualified repair facility you choose. Car owners and independent shops must have full access to the information, parts, and tools necessary to accurately diagnose, repair, or re-program vehicle systems.
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE TECHNICIAN’S NETWORK
The International Automotive Technicians Network (iATN) is the largest network of automotive repair professionals in the world: a group of 75,862 automotive professionals from 158 countries. The members of this group exchange technical knowledge with their peers around the globe, sharing 1.8 million years of experience. iATN has been servicing the automotive service and repair industry since the mid 1990’s. Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center technicians have been members of iATN since 1998.
BG Products, Inc. is committed to maintaining the operational systems of today’s and tomorrow’s vehicles. Every business day more than 100,000 shops worldwide use BG brand products, services, equipment, and professional education to make vehicles last longer and perform better. BG Products works through a close-knit network of independent distributors. BG’s growing roster of automotive services is available only from professionals fully trained in their effective installatioin and use. Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center technicians are fully trained in the use of BG products and services.
JASPER ENGINES & TRANSMISSIONS
That big oil slick in your driveway or those strange noises from under your hood don’t have to mean you’ll be saddled with a new car payment soon. Instead Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center can drop in a completely remanufactured JASPER gas or diesel engine, transmission, or differential and get you back on the road again quickly! Jasper products are fully warranteed and are proudly remanufactured in the U.S.A.
ACDelco is a global leader in automotive replacement parts and related services and offers quality aftermarket products for most makes and models, including General Motors, Ford, Chrysler, Toyota and Honda, plus many original equipment service replacement parts.
An aftermarket leader, ACDelco is committed to elevating the status of professional automotive service technicians. As vehicle complexity advances, there is an increasingly urgent need for well-trained and certified automotive technicians. ACDelco participates in many programs targeted at youth and designed to entice them into the automotive service profession.
LEN’S AUTO BROKERS
Len’s Auto Brokerage has been in business in Tucson since May 1991. A family-operated used vehicle dealership started by Len Kahn, Brian Kahn (son) and Joelle Kahn (daughter). Brian took over the reins in 1996 when Len passed and has strictly adhered to his father’s business philosophy of treating his customers like relatives. Over 21 years, and 19,000 vehicles later, the dealer ship continues to thrive o nthe referrals from previous customers and vendors like Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center.
RAVELCO ANTI-THEFT DEVICE
The Ravelco Anti Theft Device is installed in an easily accessible place beneath or flush mounted in the dashboard of your vehicle. A removable 16 pin male plug makes all the electronic connections. A hidden armored steel cable protects the wires from the rear of the RAVELCO base on through to the engine compartment where all the connections are made and camouflaged. When the pl;ug is removed from the RAVELCO it is impossible to start the vehicle. There are more than 100,000 different combinations. An impossible obstacle for even the most persistent thief. No Bells, or Whistles . . Just Results! The Ravelco Anti Theft Device is endorsed and used by the staff of Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center.
SAMSAR—Southern Arizona Mounted Search & Rescue
Southern Arizona Mounted Search and Rescue, Inc. is an all volunteer, non-profit, mounted search and rescue unit service the Pima County community. SAMSAR is the primary provider of mounted search and rescue services for the Pima County Sheriff’s Department. SAMSAR’s members have a combined 80+ years of experience and recently created the group in order to provide more effective, paraprofessionial mounted search and rescue services. Each SAMSAR team consists of a roder along with their horse or mule, all of which have undergone rigorous training and field experience in order to meet field certification requirements. Jerry Simmons is a long-time member of SAMSAR and the staff at Simmons 4×4 Auto Service Center passes along their appreciation for all the SAMSAR member’s efforts at keeping hikers safe in Southern Arizona.
MERLE’S/PARTS PLUS AUTOMOTIVE
Established in 1969, Merle’s Automotive Supply Inc. has been serving Tucson and the surrounding communities becoming the largest locally owned supplier of automotive aftermarket parts in Southern Arizona. Merle’s has grown along with our customers and the areas we serve to include 8 locations in Tucson as well as locations in Green valley, Nogales, Sierra Vista, Casa Grande, Safford, Morenci and Globe. Our commitment to develop and maintain lasting personal relationships with our customers, such as Simmons 4X4 Auto Service Center, is a role of which we are very proud and the basis of our success. Merle’s is a member of the Parts Plus organization that includes 300 warehouses and 1000+ auto parts stores.
Frontier Towing is a family owned and operated business that has been around since 1969. Frontier services are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week (even on Christmas). The Frontier Towing fleet consists of 30 tow trucks ranging in size from light duty to heavy duty. They also offer equipment transport for your backhoe, wheel loader, or D9. If Chiva Falls, Mt. Lemmon Control Road, Warsaw Canyon or any other 4×4 trail is your passion, Frontier offers a 4×4 recovery service if something should go wrong.