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1722 Central Avenue
Albany NY 12205
Rating: 5 of 5 stars75 reviews

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1722 Central Avenue
Albany NY 12205
Rating: 5 of 5 stars75 reviews

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7:30AM - 6:30PM
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Midas albany is your one-stop shop for brakes, oil changes, tires and all your auto repair needs.

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Midas stores are owned and operated by families in your community dedicated to providing high quality auto repair service at a fair price. And their work is backed by our famous Midas guarantee* whether you need an oil change or tires, factory recommended maintenance, or brake repair, your local Midas has you covered.

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Average Rating: 5 of 5 stars75 reviews

Great service   5 of 5 stars
I actually switched Midas shops to follow Dean , Andy and Michelle to the Colonie store. I don’t trust my car to anyone else. And my entire family has switched shops as well. Also Bob M has been beyond very helpful in many situations over the years. Kudos folks

- M G.

Great place   5 of 5 stars
Excellent experience. Professorial in every aspect.

- Dennis B.

Great staff   5 of 5 stars
Thank you for being professional and knowledgeable about my vehicle. They always fix my car in a quick timely manner too. Awesome job guys!

- Kara F.

Great staff   5 of 5 stars
Thank you for being professional and knowledgeable about my vehicle. They always fix my car in a quick timely manner too. Awesome job guys!

- Kara F.

great service   5 of 5 stars
I met the new manager as well as a new young lady at the counter. friendly and very knowledgeable.Andy the mechanic is the BEST....

- Dave K.

Highly recommend   5 of 5 stars
Very easy to deal with. Brandon communicated very well the entire transaction. Definitely earned my business!!!

- Zack P.

A   5 of 5 stars
Great Service and time

- Craig W.

Great Service   5 of 5 stars
If the system would allow it I would give 11 stars. The entire team at my Midas is great. From Michele and Dean at the counter to all of the mechanics. Top notch service every time.

- Peter L.

Understaffed   3 of 5 stars
Overall, service was good and professional. Downside, although I had an appointment, an hour for a simple oil change was pushing my patience.

- Robert B.

oil change   5 of 5 stars
staff was helpful with recommendations for additional services for my car.

- Arleen R.

Great service   5 of 5 stars
Excellent service, frank and honest description of problem and solution options. Definitely gets my reference to others.

- Robert B.

Always great service   5 of 5 stars
I have been going to this Midas for years - they do great work and when they fix it you don't need to go back for the same issue.

- Michael R.

Thanks   5 of 5 stars
I didn’t want to look at the price, but I knew I was being taken care of. Dean was awesome, I appreciated the honesty, and the pickup and ride back to home. Class act! You have my business in the future.

- Patrick B.

Awesome   5 of 5 stars
Had an issue with another shop in the area. Midas was helpful , professional and awesome. Took care of my issue quickly. Many thanks. Will definitely recommend.

- Ken T.

Rear End   5 of 5 stars
The crew at my Midas did a great job taking care of me.

- Peter L.

Oil pressure gauge fixed   5 of 5 stars
Andy knew exactly what to do to repair the gauge.

- Richard C.

Jeff B   5 of 5 stars
Bob at the front desk was friendly and informative. Overall good job and excellent customer service.

- Jeff B.

Fantastic work   5 of 5 stars
Very professional and the work was excellent

- Tara B.

Great place!   5 of 5 stars
Excellent service today on central ave!! The staff was very friendly and accommodating!!!

- Kara F.

Bob, Manager Midas 1722 central ave albany   5 of 5 stars
This is my 3rd trip to Midas with 2 different cars. Bob and the Midas staff were all professional and courteous. I will definitely return to Midas again, and I will recommend Midas to friends and family. Leo P. Bressette

- Leo B.

Service.   4 of 5 stars
Everything was perfect, and the repairs were taken care of In a timely manner. Will use again.

- Sean D.

Oil change   5 of 5 stars
The visit was pleasent

- Heriberto C.

General automotive services   5 of 5 stars
Good group of people to do business with

- Brian I.

Top Notch Service   5 of 5 stars
Shawn is awesome,great customer service!

- Darren L.

Front brake replacement and fluid changes   5 of 5 stars
Excellent service customer care.

- Dean W.

Your Central Ave team is phenomenal   5 of 5 stars
I know how important CSAT models are for companies and employees alike. Be sure to recognize your Central Ave Albany teammates (Shawn, Dave, and team) on their exemplary customer focus and quality of work. When you go out of your way to take care of people (and not always easy with some members of the public), more often than not your customers will take care of you! Awesome job and I appreciate all you do.

- Greg M.

Excellent, as always.   5 of 5 stars
The only place I'll go to have work done on my car. The entire crew is professional and honest. David is my favorite and I feel that he is always looking out for my best interest as well as my safety.

- Gina R.

Excellent as always!   5 of 5 stars
The only place I'll go to have work done on my car. The entire crew is professional and honest.

- Gina R.

Excellent   5 of 5 stars
Excellent from management to shop workers.I found a shop that Knows what customers expect and their all in.

- Lawrence S.

They really try to help you out here.   5 of 5 stars
Old fashioned style repair shop where they really try to help you out. Dave, the mgr, has a great staff of knowledgeable employees and they don't try to sell you things you don't need. 5 stars.

- John D.

Replacement of manifold   5 of 5 stars
Manager Dave was wonderful worked w me on price and getting job done in a timely manner, I found everyone friendly n willing to take time to explain what was wrong n what was needed

- Diane P.

Great service everytime   5 of 5 stars
I have had my car in on several occasions; a 13 year old car that I'm not ready to part with yet. The managers and mechanics always do a great job, even when its bad news, they give all the options and never pressure you to get service done. Also, when they do the work it is done right the first time.

- Michael R.

5 star   5 of 5 stars
Dave, the manager was AWESOME!! Great customer service. My first time there an I will go back,very happy.

- Darren L.

Fast & Efficient   5 of 5 stars
Had a problem last night with one of my vehicles. Called early this morning and Dave knew what it was over the phone. He said bring it right in and we'll get right on it. The crew there is excellent. Been going there for years with 3 vehicles and never had an after problem.

- Joe D.

Service   5 of 5 stars
As always great service and done in a timely fashion!

- Mike R.

OUTSTANDING Customer Service   5 of 5 stars
Very appreciative of Bob’s referral from the East Greenbush Midas to the 1722 Central Avenue, Colonie Midas. I was in dire need of a flat tire repair, especially because I was going out of town a couple of hours away. The assistant manager, Shawn, set up the appointment for me while I was at the EG location. These managers truly have teamwork and genuinely care about their customers. Shawn took care of my scheduled oil change, fixed the tire in no time flat (no pun intended), and as requested made certain all my other tires had the proper air pressure and all fluids were full to ensure I would have a safe trip. While my CRV was being serviced, I had the most pleasant experience in their customer area. There were FREE cold beverages and FRESHLY MADE popcorn available to me and the TV was better than the one I have at home! Shawn is so nice. My wish is that every customer service person could be as friendly and courteous as him. When driving my car I must say it rode so well and I felt so confident that I finally found a place that I could believe in. You bet I will make my next appt here. Great job Shawn. Thank you!

- Brian SR M.

Fine work on my Cat Converters!   5 of 5 stars
Brought in my Xterra for emissions work, had to have all 4 cats changed out and the work was done without too much of a hitch! Good solid work, fair price and solid people! Hands down would recommend them.

- Brian M.

TPMS replacement   5 of 5 stars
The crew was friendly and timely. Did a wonderful job.

- Pat M.

Great job   5 of 5 stars
They were awesome!

- Alexis H.

AWESOME customer service   5 of 5 stars
I brought my truck here and had a request to do some exhaust work. The employee Dave at the front desk was very helpful and helped me work around my budget. Great quality work and didn't even take long!

- Ethan N.

good!   5 of 5 stars

- Peter H.

Forgot to do last step in the oil change   4 of 5 stars
Midas you did great doing the oil change but you neglected to fix the monitor that keeps saying I need an oil change and I had to go entire weekend out of town and explaining to everyone I did get the oil change so you need to reset and or reprogram that so I don’t have to see it everyday and all day

- Sharon T.

Winning team   5 of 5 stars
New manager Robin was great to deal with. I have three vehicles Midas services and they do a great job. Had some questions today about my starter and Robin is quite knowledgeable when it comes to engines I found out and that's just an extra advantage to have him on the team. Ed, Anthony and DJ are great to work with.

- Joe D.

The best Customer service ANYWHERE/ looking out for the custumer   5 of 5 stars
I went in to this Midas store just to get a oil change, I was talking to the Dm Bobby and he was very nice, calm and informative. After my oil change Bobby asked me if he could " show me a few things about my car". Bobby showed me that my brakes where shot and my tires were on there way out as well. If i went anywhere else ( and i have) they would have just done what i asked but this team went above and beyond for me. Now this was definitely something i was expecting to pay or do. I called back the next day and spoke to the manager Robin, he as well was very nice and informative. After getting more details i made a appointment but i still wasn't ready to spend that kind of money. so 4 hours after i was supposed to be there he Robin called me. Robin wasn't calling to see why i didn't show up, he was just asking me if i was okay because of everything that is going on with my car. So now feeling better on about the purchase i made an appointment and showed up, thats were i met Chase, this guy made the experience for me. not only was he friendly but he held a nice convo, was very personable and made every one happy and smile. not only is he perform the best customer service i have every seen ANYWHERE but it was very busy. Chase kept up with the traffic and every interaction the customer smiled and laughed . you guys just made a life time customer. thank you

- Ryan C.

2005 impala repair/catylic converter   5 of 5 stars
Excellent and friendly service. Would highly recommend

- Matt H.

Always Excellent Customer Service!   5 of 5 stars
I was getting a "little" overdue on my oil change and my oil light low came on. I was trying to stretch the oil change out a couple days to also be in time for my inspection. I called Steve @ Midas, he got me in quickly to top my oil off and made me an appt for the following weekend for oil change and inspection. When I got to my appt I was in on time and out in a super reasonable time. Steve and crew are always super friendly, talk me though car needs (if applicable) and always work with my family to get us in when we need to. Also, I love that they always have the food drive going to help our community. Super Awesome!

- Courtnee C.

Integrity   5 of 5 stars
I've been going here over a year now with 3 vehicles and Stephen always gets me in, takes care of the problem and treats me right. It's nice to be able to trust a trust a repair shop.

- Joe D.

Great job   5 of 5 stars
As always, you did a great job. We really appreciate the good job you consistently do with our cars.

- Doris S.

great as usual   5 of 5 stars
treated with respect and courtesy by management and service was outstanding. the techs working on the car know their stuff. couldn't be happier with the service!

- Conrad B.

quick oil changed   5 of 5 stars
great service, quick job, polite workers!!!

- Kara G.

Excellent Customer Service   5 of 5 stars
Steve and the team at Midas are awesome! I have been coming to this Midas for over 10 years and they have always taken care of me. I continue to provide them with great reviews to my friends and co workers any chance I get. I have 3 cars that are serviced at this Midas and I can't say enough good things about everyone who I have worked with over the years. Steve remembers my name and my families names when we get our cars serviced. Thank you Steve for your excellent customer service.

- Lisa S.

So knowledgeable and helpful!   5 of 5 stars
The guys at this location were really awesome at explaining things and offering some tips and advice! Will definitely be returning for future service visits.

- Theresa W.

Awesome people and Great service!   5 of 5 stars
My household gets all of the work we need done on our cars at Midas (1722 Central Ave). It's like cheers, everyone knows your name and takes care of each other! Quick and easy oil change, no pressure/gimmicks. Thank you!

- Courtnee C.

clean facility, friendly and KNOWLEDGEABLE staff   5 of 5 stars
same day service, helped fix two problems I knew about but forgot to bring up to them, and they did it quickly, and for a reasonable price.

- Robert T.

Happy   5 of 5 stars
I am always happy with the service I receive at Midas. I have been using Midas for a long time.

- Michaela P.

They're the BEST   5 of 5 stars
The people at my Midas are always informtive, courteous and professional. I've been a customer for years, and wouldn't go anywhere else.

- Sandra M.

good service   5 of 5 stars
i have been using midas for the past 20 * years and have been very pleased with their service. I always ask for their technician Ed Decker. He always directs me to the best route to go with any needed repairs. Midas is my only repair shop.

- Conrad B.

Great Service   5 of 5 stars
Would highly recommend this location to anyone. Great service.

- Larry R.

service   5 of 5 stars
We made an appointment with Steve. He greeted us warmly and professionaly. Our service was performed as expected at the prices quoted. The car was ready for pick up as promised

- frank m.

Service   5 of 5 stars
I stopped in today for an oil change. New manager Steve Vincent was there to greet me. After going to a competitor for some time it was a pleasure to have service done by techs that know what they were doing. While waiting Steve chatted with the customers and was very personable. I have 3 vehicles and will recommend Midas to all my friends. It feels good to be treated like a customer and not just a number in the waiting line. Good job Midas for having a enthusiast crew.

- Joe D.

NYS Inspection   5 of 5 stars
I tend to have my car service at the 1722 Central Ave location. I always feel confident that my car is safe when I drive away. It has been years and I have not had a complaint.

- Michaela P.

Excellent Service   5 of 5 stars
Went in to my oil changed and tires rotated. As always the folks at Colonie midas are very welcoming and take the time to show and explain any work that might need to be made on the car soon. An earlier time when I brought my wife's car in for an oil changed they took the time to show me the cracks in belts that needed replacing. will continue to go here for my automotive servicing

- Patrick R.

inspection appointment   5 of 5 stars
I called and asked for same day service on overdue inspection. The team got me in and performed the service promptly and professionally. A very positive experience!! Deb

- debbie m.

great shop   5 of 5 stars
Arien and his crew are great, always take the time to explain what's wrong, how they can fix it and how much it will cost BEFORE they do the work. I feel like I'm always treated fairly and with respect. I never worry when they do work on my car, it's always done right the fist timee. Thanks!

- Pamela C.

Tire Fix   5 of 5 stars
Pam and the crew did a fantastic job with the new tire. I always go there for service.

- Peter L.

NY State Yearly Inspection   5 of 5 stars
Great location, quick service, pleasant experience. Thank you.

- James S.

Service   5 of 5 stars
Excellent & quick Service

- Julio A.

excellent service   5 of 5 stars
for oil change/tire rotation. Ed the mechanic was very thorough, checked tires, brakes, topped off windshield fluid, etc and kept car clean. I went over to thank him, and he told me that I should come back to re-torque the wheel nuts after 100 miles. Manger Laura was very nice and I can tell they really care about their customers.

- ping w.

Great service!   5 of 5 stars
I recently bought a living social deal to get 2 oil changes and the manager Laura was really friendly and knowledgable. I ended up coming back for some tires and felt like she really took care of my car. Thanks so much - found a great shop to take my car. Thanks again for the terrific service

- Susan H.

oil change   5 of 5 stars
My experience with Midas on the 24th was a very good one and I thank you. They topped of the windshield wiper fluid, and other things that have never been done before, like putting air in tires. Thanks again George Hussar.

- George H.

Neutral Safety Switch   5 of 5 stars
Recent inspection of my Jeep Cherokee showed that the neutral safety switch was malfunctioning. Fortunately, only the backup lights were effected. But to insure that it did not fail further and prevent the car from starting a replacement was recommended. Pam and Bob secured the correct part and arranged a time to do the job. Eddie easily and quickly made the repair and everything works fine. I have been bring my Cherokee to this Midas for all my repairs because they are efficient, fast, accurate and reasonably priced.

- Richard C.

Jammed front wheel made like new   5 of 5 stars
We had a severe problem with the RF disc brake on our Cherokee. Eddie promptly diagnosed the problem as a cracked and jammed piston in the caliper. All necessary repairs were made in a timely manner and the performance is as good as new, only better! This is not the first time this shop has done a good job on this car.

- Richard C.

Great Service   5 of 5 stars
I have taken my vehicles to Midas for a while now. I am thrilled that Pam came back. Ed is the only one who works on my car and I trust what he says. They won't sell you something unless its necessary. Any problems just go back and they take care of you. Great place to take your car.

- Theresa S.

Great Service   5 of 5 stars
As always Pam and the crew are always so friendly, courteous * polite. I'm always pleased with the work they do.

- Mabel L.

Thank you*   5 of 5 stars
I love this place, everyone is always so nice. Especially Bob* He always looks out for me and lets me know what is going on with my car and explains it to me so I understand. There's plenty of other shops closer to my house but this one is worth the extra few minutes on the road. Exceptional service.

- Ashley S.

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    • Anti-lock Brake System repair and replacement
    • Brake adjustment
    • Brake fluid testing and replacement
    • Brake pad replacement
    • Brake shoe replacement
    • Brake System Evaluation
    • Brake System Inspection
    • Brake System Visual Check
    • Caliper repair and replacement
    • Drum reconditioning and replacement
    • Rotor reconditioning and replacement
    • Wheel bearing repair and replacement
    • Wheel cylinder repair and replacement
    • CV axle repair and replacement
    • Driveshaft repair and replacement
    • Motor mount replacement
    • Transmission mount replacement
    • U-joint repair and replacement
    • Check Engine Light Diagnosis
    • Emissions Repair
    • Ignition Wire replacement
    • Spark plug replacement
    • Timing belt replacement
    • Catalytic converter repair and replacement
    • Exhaust pipe repair and replacement
    • Flex-pipe repair and replacement
    • High-Performance Exhaust installation and replacement
    • Manifold repair and replacement
    • Muffler repair and replacement
    • Oxygen sensor repair and replacement
    • Tail pipe repair and replacement
    • Fleet service
    • Windshield repair and replacement
    • Air Conditioning System Check
    • Compressor repair and replacement
    • Condenser repair and replacement
    • Coolant hose repair and replacement
    • Engine Block heater installation and repair
    • Evaporator repair and replacement
    • Heater core repair and replacement
    • Radiator repair and replacement
    • Refrigerant evacuate & recharge
    • Thermostat repair and replacement
    • Water pump repair and replacement
    • Fuel filter replacement
    • Fuel injector repair and replacement
    • Fuel pump repair and replacement
    • Fuel tank repair and replacement
    • Accessory belt replacement
    • Cabin air filter replacement
    • Coolant drain and fill
    • Coolant system flush
    • Differential fluid drain and fill
    • Engine air filter replacement
    • Fuel filter replacement
    • Fuel System Cleaning
    • Headlight replacement
    • Lift support replacement
    • Lighting repair and replacement
    • Oil & Filter Change
    • Power steering fluid drain and fill
    • Power steering fluid system flush
    • Serpentine belt replacement
    • Transfer case fluid drain and fill
    • Transmission fluid drain and fill
    • Transmission fluid system flush
    • Wiper blade replacement
    • Alternator repair and replacement
    • Battery testing and replacement
    • Starter repair and replacement
    • Starting/Charging System Check
    • Emissions testing
    • Safety inspections
    • Ball joint repair and replacement
    • Coil spring repair and replacement
    • Leaf spring repair and replacement
    • Rack & pinion repair and replacement
    • Shock & Strut mount repair and replacement
    • Shock repair and replacement
    • Steering component repair and replacement
    • Strut repair and replacement
    • Tie rod end repair and replacement
    • Custom wheels
    • Flat repair
    • Tire & wheel replacement
    • Tire Inspection
    • Tire mounting
    • Tire rotation
    • TPMS recalibration
    • TPMS repair and replacement
    • Wheel balancing
    • Winter tire mounting and storage
    • 4-wheel alignment
    • Alignment Check
    • Thrust-angle alignment
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