About us

Our Story

Who We Are

 

Closs Tire & Auto was founded by James Closs in 1980. Closs Tire is a family owned and operated full-service automotive repair facility located in Waukegan. We pride ourselves in providing outstanding customer service and we are well known for going above and beyond the regular call of duty to satisfy our customers’ needs.

 

  • We always provide quick turnaround times, and prompt, friendly, honest service.
  • ASE certified mechanics.
  • Pickup and delivery service is available for all types of vehicles
  • One stop shop for all your automotive needs
  • Domestic, Import and Hybrid Vehicles Serviced
  • Fast, accurate estimates and a knowledgeable staff
  • Hunter, Snap-On, top of the line diagnostic equipment to pamper your vehicle
  • Some of our service we can perform same day, are: Brakes, Tires, Suspension, Emissions, oil change
James Closs in 1980
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Jim Closs

Jim Closs

Founder

Founder of Closs Tire & Auto Specializing in Good Old fashion service.
1937 - 2020

Shawn Kelekian

Shawn Kelekian

Service Advisor

Specializing in Automotive service. Over 15 years of Automotive Experience.

Carl Petrick

Carl Petrick

Automotive Technician

Specializing in Suspension, Brakes & Diagnostic Over 40 Years of Automotive Service .

Luis Camacho

Luis Camacho

Automotive Technician

Specializing in Brakes, Alignment & U.S Postal vehicle repairs Currently enroll at CLC in the Automotive Program

Jonathon Sanchez

Jonathon Sanchez

Entry Level Automotive Technician

Specializing in Maintenance Repairs, and Tire Services .

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Address

1340 N. Lewis Ave.
Waukegan, IL 60085

Monday – Friday:
8:00 AM – 5:30 PM