Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers Franchise

Last Updated on August 4, 2012 by DeanR

Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers Franchise Information

Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers is a franchise for a business providing full-service automotive repair. It was founded in 1923 and started franchising in 1966.

The Tilden family has been in the automotive repair industry and it was Sydney G. Tilden who founded S.G. Tilden Inc. It was in 1966 that he decided to award franchises to loyal employees. For 31 years, there were only two that were given franchises. One employee who worked for them for 20 years and the second one was given to a long-time supplier.

They were more known to be Tilden for Brakes from 1923 up to 1995 since in New York, they were popularized by their brakes. They are ASE Certified, Better Business Bureau, and an IFA member. Some of the fleets that they currently service include GE Capital, ARI, PH&H, Glesby Marks, Voyager, Wright Express, State of Colorado, and Enterprise Fleet Services. They now have 50 locations in a total of 12 states.

What services do they offer at Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers?

They provide services for cars, SUV’s, and trucks of all makes and models whether it is foreign or domestic. They have services for fuel injection systems, total brake systems, transmission rebuilding and repair, cooling system repair, struts and shocks, computer diagnostics, winterization, tire, tire balance, and rotation, registered emission repair facility, car inspections, air conditioning diagnostics, computerized wheel alignment and repair, electrical systems, engine rebuilding and replacement, oil change and lube services, exhaust systems, tune-ups, windshields, clutches, CV axles, safety inspections that are designed to your specifications, and factory maintenance.

Some locations also offer complimentary services such as free battery checks, free brake inspections, and free 22 point inspections. They advise for you to have your brakes check when you see symptoms such as noise that you hear when you step o n the brakes, you feel pulsations when you apply the brakes, the car moves to one side when you step on the brakes, and when there is a constant need to add brake fluid to the master cylinder.

Cost and requirements on running a Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers franchise

You need to have a net worth of $150,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $60,000. Expect to be investing about $155,000 to $201,000. The cost of Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers franchise fee is $29,900 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a renewable 20 year term agreement. You will need about four employees to run one location. They allow multi-unit ownership and absentee ownership.

What is included in the franchise package?

There will be two weeks training at the headquarters and one week training at our location and on-going trainings as needed. You will be receiving a toll-free phone number. You will be provided assistance at the grand opening. You will be given access to the internet and to purchasing cooperatives. For marketing support, there will be ad slicks.

Tilden Your Total Car Care Centers Contact Details

You may reach them at:

Address: 300 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 110 West Hempstead, NY 11552

Phone: (800) 845-3367 or (516)746-7911

Email: info@tildencarcare.com

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