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191 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106-1938

191 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106-1938

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Welcome to Motorcar Alternatives

Premium Automotive Service in Hooksett, NH

We service the surrounding areas including
Manchester, Auburn, Candia, Allenstown, Bedford, Bow, Chester, Goffstown and Pembroke.

If you’re looking for auto repair in the Hooksett/Manchester area, we may be just what you need. For nearly 25 years, Master ASE technician/owner Ric Morin and his team have been working hard to earn the trust of car owners just like you. We know how important it is to find service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Our professional and caring team offers you years of combined expertise, providing you with a truly unique experience. We treat our auto professionals well because we value their skills and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair, we are totally confident that Motorcar Alternatives is the best option in town! Let us be your alternative!

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Motorcar Alternatives
191 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106-1938
(603) 622-6434

(603) 837-6292 Text/SMS #
(978) 986-4214 Text/SMS #

Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Motorcar Alternatives
191 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106-1938
(603) 622-6434

(603) 837-6292 Text/SMS #
(978) 986-4214 Text/SMS #

Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Why Choose Motorcar Alternatives

For nearly 25 years Motorcar Alternatives has been there for the people of Hooksett. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Hooksett has to offer.

Motorcar Alternatives was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Motorcar Alternatives the best car service in Hooksett!

  • 3 Year/36,000 Mile Warranty on non-wear items
  • Family Owned and Operated
  • ASE Certified Master Technician
  • Serving Hooksett, NH since 1996

The Absolute Best Car Service in Hooksett, NH

What sets Motorcar Alternatives apart from all of the others? It’s the three T’s!!

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Hooksett, NH, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Motorcar Alternatives, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Hooksett auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Hooksett, NH, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2010 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu

Mileage
93,568
Service Date
10/14/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Includes road test, inspect and adjust tire pressures and perform minor factory available adjustments. Major adjustments, rust and modifications for non-factory adjustments extra.
  • Inspect for cause of check engine light. Light is not currently on. Road test. Engine is running okay. Scan engine module for codes. Found code p0128 for coolant not warming up. Inspect coolant level. Level is okay. Road test and monitor coolant temp. Temp is low. Recommend new thermostat.
  • Loaner
  • Replace LH Headlamp
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – In-Line4
  • This labor is to input the necessary information about your car into our computer system. We use this information to repair and order parts. This is only needed once when we first see your car.
  • TP: __30__, WT:___100_, DPT:___19_
  • TURN SIGNAL SWITCH – Remove & Replace – Multi-Function Switch
  • WHEEL BEARING – Remove & Replace – Front,Hub & Bearing Assy,One Side – [Includes: Replace Inner and/or Outer Bearings, Cups, Seals and repack (where applicable). Includes: Replace Seals and repack Bearings (where applicable).]
  • Wash Vehicle
 
Beverly R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2020

2013 Nissan Juke

Nissan Juke

Mileage
42,828
Service Date
9/30/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Includes inspection of all vital fluids. Check tires for wear and pressure. Inspection of belts and hoses. Inspection of radiator condition, antifreeze protection level and reserve alkalinity. Inspection of battery charging system. Heater/defroster operation checked. Inspect wipers for wear and operation. Check exhaust system integrity.
  • Loaner
  • Remove and replace worn wiper blades with new Icon wiper blades.
  • Replace rear brake pads. Check rear brake rotors for wear. Check brake calipers for leaks. Check brake hoses for wear and cracking. Inspect rear wheel bearings for wear or play. Resurface rotors to within manufacturers specifications or replace rotors with new as needed. Torque wheels to specs. Road test for safe and proper operation. Rear disc rotor spec is:____________
 
Pam M. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/30/2020

2019 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
30,432
Service Date
9/30/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Inflate all tires to proper pressure. Inspect tires for wear and damage. Cursory inspection of all four brakes while tires are off. Clean and lubricate wheel studs. Torque all wheel nuts to manufacturers specifications. Cursory inspection of suspension components.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Inspect belts and hoses. Check all lights.
 
Rickey L. K. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/30/2020

2008 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
76,657
Service Date
9/16/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Includes OBD testing. _X_ Pass __ Fail __Corrected
  • Loaner
  • Mount & Balance 4 Tires
  • TIRE DISPOSAL
 
Richard Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/17/2020

2019 Kia Sorento

Kia Sorento

Mileage
41,064
Service Date
9/4/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Inflate all tires to proper pressure. Inspect tires for wear and damage. Cursory inspection of all four brakes while tires are off. Clean and lubricate wheel studs. Torque all wheel nuts to manufacturers specifications. Cursory inspection of suspension components.
  • Lube all doors
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Inspect belts and hoses. Check all lights.
  • Replace Cabin Air Filter
 
Carl C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/12/2020

2013 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
163,653
Service Date
9/11/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Loaner
  • Pulled apart door panel and checked handle inop Found handle broken Replaced handle Someone has been here already-there are covers on panel missing and one mainscrew in center is stripped out
  • Replace rear brake pads. Check rear brake rotors for wear. Check brake calipers for leaks. Check brake hoses for wear and cracking. Inspect rear wheel bearings for wear or play. Resurface rotors to within manufacturers specifications or replace rotors with new as needed. Torque wheels to specs. Road test for safe and proper operation. Rear disc rotor spec is:____________
  • STABILIZER BAR &/OR BUSHINGS – Remove & Replace – 4WD front
 
Derek L. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/11/2020

2020 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
4,716
Service Date
9/9/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • INSTALL RECEIVER AND WIRING
  • This labor is to input the necessary information about your car into our computer system. We use this information to repair and order parts. This is only needed once when we first see your car.
  • TP: _35___, WT:__100__, DPT:____
 
Rodrigo R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2020

2016 Lincoln MKX

Lincoln MKX

Mileage
52,763
Service Date
9/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Includes OBD testing. _x_ Pass __ Fail __Corrected
  • Replace Cabin Air Filter
 
Michele B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/8/2020

2011 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
141,536
Service Date
8/28/2020
Services Performed
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID – INSPECT BRAKE FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT BRAKE HOSES & LINES – INSPECT – [Check the master cylinder and VSA modulator-control unit for damage and leakage.] DRIVESHAFT/PROPELLER SHAFT DUST BOOTS – INSPECT – [Check boots for cracks and boot bands for tightness.] ENGINE COOLANT – INSPECT – [Check the coolant level in the coolant reservoir. Make sure it is between the MAX mark and the MIN mark. If the coolant level in the coolant reservoir is at or below the MIN mark, add coolant to bring it up to the MAX mark, then inspect the cooling system for leaks.] EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check catalytic converter heat shields, exhaust pipes, and muffler for damage, leaks, and tightness. NOTE: According to state and federal regulations, failure to do this maintenance item will not void the customer's emissions warranties. However, Honda recommends that all maintenance services be done at the recommended interval, to ensure long-term reliability.] FRONT & REAR BRAKES – INSPECT – [Check pads and discs for wear (thickness), damage, and cracks. Check calipers for damage, leaks, and tightness of mounting bolts. Check brake linings for cracking, glazing, wear, or contamination.] FUEL LINES & CONNECTIONS – INSPECT – [Check for loose connections, cracks, and deterioration; retighten loose connections and replace damaged parts. NOTE: According to state and federal regulations, failure to do this maintenance item will not void the customer's emissions warranties. However, Honda recommends that all maintenance services be done at the recommended interval, to ensure long-term reliability.] PARKING BRAKE – INSPECT POWER STEERING FLUID – INSPECT STEERING COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Inspect tie rod ends, steering gearbox, and gearbox boots. Check steering linkage, boots for damage and leaking grease. Check fluid lines for damage or leaks.] SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Check bolts for tightness. Check condition of ball joint boots for deterioration and damage.] WINDOW WASHER FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE MAINTENANCE MINDER LIGHT – RESET – [Reset the Maintenance Minder Light after every service is performed. If the Light is reset without performing a service, the system will not show the proper maintenance intervals. This can lead to serious mechanical problems because you will no longer have an accurate record of when maintenance is needed.]
  • AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID – REPLACE
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Loaner
  • TIRES – ROTATE
  • Wash Vehicle
 
Pat B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/28/2020

2014 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
32,500
Service Date
8/4/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Includes OBD testing. __ Pass __ Fail _x_Corrected
  • Includes replace front brake pads with first quality units. Replace wheel seals if equipped. Remove rotors and resurface to within manufactures specifications when applicable. Grease wheel bearing when applicable. Lubricate slides or pins. Apply antisqueal compound. Torque wheels to manufactures specifications. Road test for safe and proper operation.
  • Inflate all tires to proper pressure. Inspect tires for wear and damage. Cursory inspection of all four brakes while tires are off. Clean and lubricate wheel studs. Torque all wheel nuts to manufacturers specifications. Cursory inspection of suspension components.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Inspect belts and hoses. Check all lights.
  • Remove and replace worn rear wiper blade with new wiper blade.
  • Remove and replace worn wiper blades with new Icon wiper blades.
  • Remove brake pads. Replace needed hardware, clean and lubricate all surfaces and pins. Reinstall existing pads and ensure free movement. Apply anti-squeal compound to pads. Assemble and torque all fasteners to manufacturers specifications. Re-use hardware. Unable to get out today.
  • Replace Air Filter
  • Replace Cabin Air Filter
  • This labor is to input the necessary information about your car into our computer system. We use this information to repair and order parts. This is only needed once when we first see your car.
  • TP: _34___, WT:___90_, DPT:_30___
 
Marge B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2020

2016 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
43,090
Service Date
7/22/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Inflate all tires to proper pressure. Inspect tires for wear and damage. Cursory inspection of all four brakes while tires are off. Clean and lubricate wheel studs. Torque all wheel nuts to manufacturers specifications. Cursory inspection of suspension components.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Inspect belts and hoses. Check all lights.
 
Rodrigo R. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2020

2017 Chevrolet Malibu

Chevrolet Malibu

Mileage
29,713
Service Date
7/15/2020
Services Performed
  • Every vehicle serviced has a pre-work and post work checklist performed to ensure quality service.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures. Inspect belts and hoses. Check all lights.
  • Replace Air Filter
 
Jack B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2020

Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Tires & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
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Motorcar Alternatives
191 Londonderry Turnpike
Hooksett, NH 03106-1938
(603) 622-6434