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U S A Muffler & Brakes

U S A Muffler & Brakes

(773) 238-1333

U S A Muffler & Brakes

36 years in business
11044 S Western Ave
Chicago, IL 60643-3928
Fax Numbers
  • (773) 881-8663
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 03/11/1998
Business Started: 06/01/1981
Business Started Locally: 06/01/1981
Business Incorporated: 02/13/1991 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Joe Heyd, President
Business Category
  • Auto Repair & Service
  • Axles
  • Drive Shafts
  • Engines - Diesel
  • Auto Bumpers, Guards & Grilles
  • Shock Absorbers
  • Auto Air Conditioning
  • Alternators & Generators - Auto Repair
  • Auto Customizing
  • Auto Detailing
  • Auto Diagnostic Service
  • Auto Electric Service
  • Auto Machine Shops
  • Auto Repair & Service - Diesel
  • Auto Repair & Service - Airbags
  • Auto Headlight Restoration
  • Auto - Emissions Testing
  • Auto Repair - Suspension
  • Auto Repair - Steering & Suspension
  • Auto Repair - Shocks
  • Auto Repair - Tune-Up
  • Auto Repair - Power Steering
  • Engines - Gasoline
  • Engines - Rebuild & Exchange
  • Mufflers & Exhaust Systems
  • Wheel Alignment, Frame & Axle Service - Auto
  • Auto Service - Specialty Parts
  • Auto Services
  • Auto Body Shop Equipment & Sup
  • Wheel Align, Frame & Axle Service Equipment & Supplies
  • NAICS: General Automotive Repair

Service Area
Alternate Business Names
  • Usa Muffler & Brake
  • Western Automotive Repair, INC.
BBB accredited business



U S A Muffler & Brake is a Chicago auto service and repair company which performs service on most makes and models and repairs a variety of automotive issues beyond mufflers and brakes. Located in Chicago, IL, this company serves the southwestern neighborhoods of Chicago. Owner Joe Heyd started working in the automotive industry in 1993 and bought U S A Muffler & Brake in 1997.

This company performs preventative maintenance and repair on a variety of automotive issues, including issues related to engines, emissions, brakes, starters, alternators, batteries, fuel injection pumps, heating systems, radiators, water pumps, wheels, suspension, drive axles, catalytic converters, anti-lock brakes, power windows and doors, tire pressure monitoring systems, exhaust systems and mufflers, air conditioning, and transmissions. In addition, they perform diagnostic exams of engines, oil changes, tire repair, steering adjustments, greasing wheel bearings, and balancing tires up to 28 inches in diameter. Their technicians can determine the cause of a variety of squeaks, rattles, and banging noises.

All of their oil changes come with a complimentary vehicle inspection, and they also perform complimentary brake checks to ensure that a car is not in a dangerous condition before being sent onto the road. Their website also includes articles on car care and internet specials, in addition to news reports of the giveaways and contests that the company has completed during their years of service.

Visit the website for U S A Muffler & Brake to learn more about the services this auto shop offers, read their articles on proper car care, and view contact information in order to schedule an appointment.

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U S A Muffler & Brakes

U S A Muffler & Brakes


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