All Tune and Lube Franchise
All Tune and Lube is a franchise for a total car care center. It was founded in 1985. They started franchising that same year. It has three branches: All Tune and Lube Total Car Care, All Tune and Lube Motor Mate which specializes in engine installation and All Tune Transmissions for complete transmission service and repair.
They call this their multi-branded franchise concept. Their target markets are the consumers who are no longer able to service their own cars and are looking for a one stop shop for all their car care needs. The automotive industry is expecting $170 billion annual sales.
What services do they offer in this multi-branded franchise?
For oil change, they drain oil, replace up to 5 quarts of motor oil, remove and replace filters, lubricate chassis, brake inspection, perform vehicle maintenance inspection, and check air and other filters. For brake and vehicle maintenance inspection, it includes inspecting of callipers and wheel cylinders, brake hardware, rotors and drums, brake pads or shoes, hydraulic system, fluids, wipers, filters, battery, hoses, belts, water pump, gaskets, radiators, exhaust, CV joints, and suspension system. Air conditioning service includes pressure test, evacuate Freon, and recharge air conditioning system. They also have factory scheduled maintenance inspections Bridgestone, Firestone, Avon, Continental, Dunlop, Hankook, Fuzion, Good Year, General Tire, Michelin, Kumho Tires, Yokohama, Sumitomo, Pirelli, Toyo Tires, and UniRoyal. Their Engine Maintenance and Tune-up includes replacing of spark plugs, evaluation of computer components, computerized engine analysis, inspection of ignition system, and visual vehicle maintenance inspection. For automatic transmission service has draining and evacuating of automatic transmission fluid, inspection of external seals and components, removal and cleaning of transmission pan, replacement of gasket and automatic transmission fluid. They also have the fuel injection and combustion chamber cleaning service which is done when these are observed: difficult starting, stalling engine, improper emissions readings, rough idle, and loss of power.
Costs and Requirements Associated with Running an All Tune and Lube franchise
You need to have a net worth of $100,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $32,000. Expect to be investing about $150,000. Franchise fee is $32,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 7%. This is for a renewable 10 year term agreement.
What’s included in the All Tune and Lube franchise package?
There will be 2 weeks training at the headquarters and 1-2 weeks at your location which includes the franchisee business management training program. You would be provided a comprehensive site analysis and selection and complete financing assistance. You will have access to their “system” of operating procedures and controls and a national purchasing program for equipment and your inventory. For marketing, they have multimedia advertising and marketing programs with co-op advertising, ad slicks, and regional advertising. Other on-going supports are the professional sales procedures, technical assistance, customer service guidelines, and assistance in hiring and training your employees.
You May Reach Them At:
Address: 8334 Veterans Hwy., #200 Millersville, Maryland 21108
Toll-free Number: (800)935-8863