Grease Monkey® Opens First West Texas Location

Nation’s Largest Independent Franchisor of Automotive Oil Change Centers Expands Into Lubbock

March 30, 2017 // Franchising.com // LUBBOCK, Texas - Grease Monkey®, the nation's largest independent franchisor of automotive oil change centers – known for their “less hassle, more hustle” customer experience and wide range of services – has opened its first location in West Texas.

Located at 10405 Slide Rd in Lubbock, the new Grease Monkey is owned and operated by West Texas natives Kris Hefner and Ken Harrison. Kris, a pharmacist by trade with nearly 20 years of experience with CVS Health, and Ken, an executive with one of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, ultimately plan to own as many as 10 Grease Monkey centers throughout the region.

“We are truly excited to be opening the first Grease Monkey in West Texas,” said Hefner. “The demand for an automotive oil change and car wash center in Lubbock was evident, and we will bring a unique level of customer service to the local industry.”

Like all of Grease Monkey’s nearly 300 centers across the country, the new Lubbock location provides preventive maintenance services including full service oil changes and more. With each Full Service Oil Change, Grease Monkey centers provide a complete review of the vehicle's maintenance needs according to the owner's manual. Every full service oil change includes a 16-point maintenance inspection: Wash Exterior Windows, Vacuum Interior, Check/fill Battery Fluid, Check Air Filter, Check Windshield Wiper Blades, Check Breather Element and PCV Valve, Check/fill Windshield Washer Fluid, Check All Exterior Lights, Check/fill Transmission or Trans-axle Fluid, Check Radiator Level and Test Coolant, Check/fill Power Steering Fluid, Install New Oil Filter, Change Oil (up to 5 quarts), Lubricate Chassis, Check/fill Differential Fluid, Check and Set Tire Pressure.

Grease Monkey technicians also visually inspect hoses, belts (including drive belts), etc. per the manufacturer's scheduled maintenance guide.

Every full service oil change also comes with a FREE Basic Car Wash.

“We know our customers race through the day, so our certified pit crew offers them a speedy and precise service experience that is unrivaled in the automotive industry,” said Harrison. “If our crew doesn’t finish in the time promised or less, customers will get a dollar back for every minute we go over. That’s our service commitment, and is just another way we will deliver on our ‘less hassle, more hustle’ mantra.”

Grease Monkey of Lubbock will be open seven days a week. Their oil change center will be open from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sundays. The car wash will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, and from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sundays.

About Grease Monkey

Founded in 1978 and headquartered in Denver, Colorado, the Grease Monkey brand currently has more than 300 centers operating in the United States, Latin America, and China. Grease Monkey centers provide preventive maintenance services including full service oil changes and more for all of your truck, SUV, and car care needs. With each Full Service Oil Change, Grease Monkey centers provide a complete review of the vehicle's maintenance needs according to the owner's manual. Grease Monkey Certified Pit Crews offer customers a service experience that is unrivaled in the automotive industry. For more information, visit www.greasemonkeyintl.com.

Contact:

Zach Lawrence
Franchise Elevator PR
(847) 239-8171
zlawrence@franchiseelevator.com

SOURCE Grease Monkey

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