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BBB Accredited Business since

Lefty's Automotive Inc.

Phone: (773) 763-4000 Fax: (773) 763-4000 5628 N Elston Avenue, Chicago, IL 60646

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Lefty's Automotive Inc. is an automotive repair and service shop which provides maintenance and repair services for all makes and models of cars, both foreign and domestic. This company serves downtown Chicago and the surrounding areas, including the communities of North Park, Albany Park, West Ridge, Harwood Heights, Norridge, Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park, Edgewater, Uptown, Edison Park, Skokie, Morton Grove, Niles, Park Ridge, Des Plaines, Rosemont, Dunning, Montclare, O'Hare, Schiller Park, Avondale, and Belmont Cragin. Services available include oil changes, filter replacements, fluid flushings and exchanges, belt and hose replacements, fuel injection cleaning, computer diagnostics, tire rotation and inspection, air conditioner recharging, cooling system pressure testing, engine compression testing, alternator testing and replacement, leak repair and gasket service, wiper blade replacement, bulb replacement, oxygen sensor replacement, engine degreasing, emissions scanning and repair, and carburetor rebuilding.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since

BBB has determined that Lefty's Automotive Inc. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised the rating for Lefty's Automotive Inc. include:

  • Length of time business has been operating
  • No complaints filed with BBB

Customer Complaints Summary

0 complaints closed with BBB in last 3 years | 0 closed in last 12 months
Complaint Type Total Closed Complaints
Advertising/Sales Issues 0
Billing/Collection Issues 0
Delivery Issues 0
Guarantee/Warranty Issues 0
Problems with Product/Service 0
Total Closed Complaints 0

Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews

0 Customer Reviews on Lefty's Automotive Inc.
Customer Experience Total Customer Reviews
Positive Experience 0
Neutral Experience 0
Negative Experience 0
Total Customer Reviews 0

Additional Information

BBB file opened: August 29, 1991 Business started: 08/01/1989 Business started locally: 08/01/1989 Business incorporated 10/16/2008 in IL
Type of Entity

Limited Liability Company (LLC)

Business Management
Mr. Bill Dove, Owner Mr. Jimmy Visvardis, Manager
Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Bill Dove, Owner
Number of Employees


Business Category

Auto Repair & Service Auto Repairing - Foreign Auto - Emissions Testing Auto Repair - Suspension Auto Repair - Steering & Suspension Auto Repair - Shocks Auto Repair - Tune-Up Auto Repair - Power Steering Brake Service Mufflers & Exhaust Systems Radiators - Automotive Transmissions - Automobile Truck Repair & Service Auto Lube & Oil - Mobile Wheel Align, Frame & Axle Service Equipment & Supplies Auto Service - Tires/Batteries/Accessories Cylinders - Rebuild & Repair Cylinder Heads - Auto & Motorcycle Brake Fluids Windshield Wipers Auto Air Conditioning Alternators & Generators - Auto Repair Auto Diagnostic Service General Automotive Repair (NAICS: 811111)

Alternate Business Names
Zanderrae, LLC

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview

BBB Customer Reviews Rating represents the customers opinions of the business. The Customer Review Rating is based on the number of positive, neutral and negative customer reviews posted that are calculated to produce a score.

Customer Review Experience Value
Positive Review 5 points per review
Neutral Review 3 points per review
Negative Review 1 point per review

BBB letter grades represent the BBB's opinion of the business. The BBB grade is based on BBB file information about the business. In some cases, a business' grade may be lowered if the BBB does not have sufficient information about the business despite BBB requests for that information from the business.

BBB Letter Grade Scale

BBB Rating Value
A+ 5
A 4.66
A- 4.33
B+ 4
B 3.66
B- 3.33
C+ 3
C 2.66
C- 2.33
D+ 2
D 1.66
D- 1.33
F 1
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Star Rating scale

  Average Score
5 stars 5.00
4.5 stars 4.50-4.99
4 stars 4.00-4.49
3.5 stars 3.50-3.99
3 stars 3.00-3.49
2.5 stars 2.50-2.99
2 stars 2.00-2.49
1.5 stars 1.50-1.99
1 star 0-1.49

BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating is not a guarantee of a business' reliability or performance, and BBB recommends that consumers consider a business' BBB Rating and Customer Review Rating in addition to all other available information about the business. If the BBB Rating is NR then only Customer Reviews are used for the Star Rating.