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Welcome to American Imports,
your car service in Forest Lake, MN!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Forest Lake, MN, you’ve found us. Here at American Imports we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Forest Lake car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at American Imports we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Forest Lake offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Forest Lake, we are totally confident that American Imports is the best option in town!

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About American Imports Forest Lake, MN

For years American Imports has been there for the people of Forest Lake, MN. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Forest Lake has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at American Imports as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

American Imports was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes American Imports the best car service in Forest Lake, MN!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Forest Lake, MN

What sets American Imports apart from all of the others in Forest Lake, MN?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Forest Lake, 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 American Imports, 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 Forest Lake auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Forest Lake, 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

2016 Buick Enclave

Buick Enclave

Mileage
89,440
Service Date
7/21/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
  • Code P0496 for evap flow during non purge cycle. Tested signals from powertrain control module and readings were with specification at this time. Tested flow with the valve commanded off and flow was still present which indicates the valve is internally leaking. Due to the valve being open the engine will pull fuel vapor in and cause running issues. Replace purge solenoid and retest.
  • EVAPORATION CONTROL VALVE – Remove & Replace – Purge Valve
  • CREDIT ON FILE
  • OCC REDEMPTION
 
RON B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2022

2011 BMW 335xi

BMW 335xi

Mileage
138,368
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • HOIST FEE- CUSTOMER STATES HE HAS TO FILL THE COOLANT VERY OFTEN, AND HAS AN OIL LEAK. INSPECT THE VEHICLE TO DETERMINE IF ANY LEAKS ARE PRESENT. CUSTOMER MENTIONS HE BELIEVES FRONT BRAKES ARE WARPED, TEST DRIVE TO VERIFY.
  • RADIATOR / COOLING SYSTEM PRESSURE TEST AND INSPECTION. INSPECT ALL BELTS, HOSES AND COOLING SYSTEM COMPONENTS- VERIFY SOURCE OF COOLANT LEAK, BLOCKAGE OR CAUSE FOR COOLANT RELATED ISSUE(S) AND ADVISE.
  • Remove engine coverings and shields. Using heavy duty cleaners, wash engine and chassis free and clear of external fluids and add dye to appropriate system(s). Run engine to operating temperature and verify if any leak(s) are immediately present. Should no leaks be found, vehicle should be driven 100 miles and brought back for re-inspection.
  • DEGREASE CREDIT
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove & Replace
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
  • OIL PAN GASKET – Remove & Replace – Automatic Trans
  • Inspect for loose or failing steering/suspension components. Reference manufacturers alignment specifications. Adjust to proper specifications. Test drive
  • THERMOSTAT &/OR OUTLET – Remove & Replace – [Serviced as an Assembly. Includes: Bleed Cooling System.]
  • 20% OFF LABOR DISCOUNT
  • BRAKE SHOES &/OR PADS – Remove & 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.]
  • REAR DISC BRAKE SERVICE: REMOVE BRAKE PADS AND HARDWARE. CLEAN ALL CALIPER CONTACT POINTS. INSTALL NEW BRAKE HARDWARE / SHIMS AND RE-LUBRICATE. REMOVE AND REPLACE OR TURN / RESURFACE REAR BRAKE ROTOR. CLEAN HUB MOUNTING CONTACT POINTS. INSTALL OEM ROTOR AND PADS AND ENSURE PROPER FUNCTIONALITY OF REAR BRAKES.
  • CHECK A/C HOSES, LINES AND FITTINGS FOR LEAKS. CHECK DUCT TEMPERATURE, CHECK DRIVE BELT AND COMPRESSOR OPERATION. CHECK CONDENSER FOR RESTRICTIONS OR LEAKS.
  • FREE A/C PERFORMANCE CHECK
  • Evacuate, recycle, recharge, add dye and check system for leaks#### no leaks detected at this time, dye was added to system to help aid in leak detection. It is customers responsibility to contact us in a timely manner for repair before product leaks out completely. AMERICAN IMPORTS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PRODUCT, AND NO WARRANTY WILL APPLY ON RECHARGING OF A/C SYSTEM UNLESS A LEAK REPAIR HAS BEEN MADE PRIOR.
 
LUKE C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2022

2015 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
92,141
Service Date
6/22/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
 
LEONARD L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2022

2012 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
151,383
Service Date
6/17/2022
Services Performed
  • IN THE VEHICLE AND HAS TO BE PUT NEAR THE STEERING WHEEL TO BE ABLE TO START. INSPECT AND ADVISE.
  • FUSE BOX – Remove & Replace – Luggage Compartment – [NOTE: Labor estimates listed are for R&R only and DOES NOT include diagnosis time.]
  • BACKUP LIGHT BULB – Remove & Replace – Rear,One Side
  • 20% OFF LABOR DISCOUNT
 
LARISSA F. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2022

2006 Lexus RX 330

Lexus RX 330

Mileage
162,197
Service Date
7/5/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
 
JANICE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/6/2022

2014 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
101,292
Service Date
6/30/2022
Services Performed
  • CHECK A/C HOSES, LINES AND FITTINGS FOR LEAKS. CHECK DUCT TEMPERATURE, CHECK DRIVE BELT AND COMPRESSOR OPERATION. CHECK CONDENSER FOR RESTRICTIONS OR LEAKS.
  • FREE A/C CHECK
  • DIAGNOSE A/C-
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove & Replace – V6 – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • CONDENSER/RECEIVER DRIER – Remove & Replace – V6 Condenser Assembly
  • Evacuate, recycle, recharge, add dye and check system for leaks#### no leaks detected at this time, dye was added to system to help aid in leak detection. It is customers responsibility to contact us in a timely manner for repair before product leaks out completely. AMERICAN IMPORTS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PRODUCT, AND NO WARRANTY WILL APPLY ON RECHARGING OF A/C SYSTEM UNLESS A LEAK REPAIR HAS BEEN MADE PRIOR.
 
AIME G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2022

2016 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln MKX

Mileage
80,446
Service Date
6/25/2022
Services Performed
  • OIL CHANGE AND 16PT INSPECTION
  • OCC REDEMPTION
 
MARLYS S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2022

2005 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
190,554
Service Date
5/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician confirmed that there is significant noise, primarily from right rear of vehicle. Upon further assessment, technician noted that immediately upon lifting vehicle, right rear wheel has significant movement indicating that wheel bearing and/or other failures are present. Attempted to remove lug nuts and wheel to further inspection extent of damage but one lug nut is seized and will not come off. At this time, showed customer initial findings and advised that moving forward with inspection will result in broken wheel stud and require further repairs. Customer requested estimate for potential worst case scenario- Provided customer estimate for, right rear brake drum, spindle, brake shoes and hardware. Customer does not wish to perform further inspection or repairs and will have vehicle towed back to repair shop closer to home. No further work performed.
  • AAA MEMBER COURTESY INSPECTION
 
LISASIA K. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/14/2022

2012 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
167,538
Service Date
6/4/2022
Services Performed
  • TREAD DEPTH(S) LF 8 /32NDS RF 9 /32NDS LR 9 /32NDS RR 9 /32NDS
  • TIRE ROTATION FREE W/ TIRES PURCHASED IN STORE
  • REPLACE VALVE STEM
  • AAA MEMBER DISCOUNT
 
TED W. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/5/2022

2015 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
86,732
Service Date
6/2/2022
Services Performed
  • $5.00 OFF OIL CHANGE SPECIAL
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
  • AAA MEMBER DISCOUINT
 
TED W. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/3/2022

2013 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy

Mileage
135,505
Service Date
6/1/2022
Services Performed
  • DURING INSPECTION FOUND BRAKE ROTORS TO BE CAUSING PULSATION, CALIPERS MOVE FREELY AND DO NOT BIND AS WELL AS BRAKE PADS HAVE NO ISSUES AND HAVE WORN WELL. ONLY RECOMMENDING REPLACEMENT OF ROTORS TO ADDRESS ISSUE OF BRAKE PULSATION AT HIGHER SPEEDS.
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both
  • LABOR WARRANTY
 
JEAN R. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/2/2022

2014 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
172,117
Service Date
5/31/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL AND FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS & PERFORM 16PT INSPECTION
  • GIFT CERTIFICATE
 
CAROL L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/1/2022