Why Barnes Auto Service?

Over the past 35 years, the Barnes family has serviced 25,000+ vehicles for customers throughout Louisville and surrounding areas. Thanks to their flexible service programs, affordable pricing, team of master mechanics, and personal service, Barnes Auto Service has earned a reputation for being the top diagnostic shop in the region.

Boasting 150 years of combined experience, Chuck Barnes Sr., Jr., and their team of certified technicians will take the time to understand your preferences, needs, and budget to ensure your vehicle performs for the long-haul. You will benefit from their attention to detail, diagnostic skills, and broad experience that has been refined on the racetrack.

Chuck Barnes Senior's passion for stock car racing, combined with his depth and breadth of knowledge, have ensured that his cars finish and perform to their highest capability. He is the all-time race winner at Salem Speedway and was the champion of the national street stock events held at Bristol Motor Speedway, Rockingham, Iowa Speedway, Kentucky Speedway, and the former Louisville Motor Speedway.

In his own words: "Half the battle is having a well-maintained car; the other half is knowing how to get the most out of your car."

Following in his father's tracks, Chuck Jr. is an ARCA Menards Series winner, All American 400 winner, CRA Super Series champion, former mechanic for Richard Petty (of Petty Enterprises), former racing reality show star, and has had countless other victories throughout the United States. Not surprisingly, he is an industry leader in test-driving and diagnosing race cars.

On weekdays, you will find the pair in their shop located at 3800 Bishop Lane, near Poplar Level Road and I-264 (Henry Watterson Expressway).

Whenever you're in need of routine service, a pit-stop, or a repair, "Bring it to Barnes." Book an appointment today by calling 502-966-8644.

Brakes, Fleet Brakes, Car & Truck Care, Miscellaneous Services, Timing Belt and Timing Chain Replacement, CV Axles and Axle Repair, Commercial Fleet Service and Heavy-Duty Repair, Classic Vehicle Repair, and Undercar Services


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What our clients are saying about us

We have established longterm and stable partnerships with various clients thanks to our excellence in solving their automotive needs!

I called Barnes needing preventative maintenance on a very compressed time frame. They were super friendly and helpful and got me in right away, and delivered my truck when they said they would. What makes me rate them 5 stars is that they were detailed in their inspection of my truck, they checked my differential for me, changed the fluid at my request, and took care of my transmission and transfer case, and all of this was extra on top of what I asked for. Yet they still delivered my truck on time. They even called me after about a week just to make sure my truck was doing well even though they knew I was out of State. They delivered a high level of customer service, and work product. quotes-image
, 03/29/2023
Really good place to take your vehicle if you need it worked on, employees are really respectful and does everything they can to fix a customers vehicle!!! I will be going back anytime my vehicle needs something done that I can't do!!!quotes-image
, 03/29/2023