Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Repair
Byrd Automotive Repair is here to to help you keep your hybrid or electric vehicle running efficiently and Eco-friendly. Contact us today at 859-885-9121 to set up a time for us to service your vehicle.
At Byrd Automotive Repair you'll find the expertise and premium parts needed to get your hybrid or electric vehicle back on the road in no time. The days of being stuck with dealer repairs, and the sky high bills that come with them, are over. At Byrd Automotive Repair you'll find highly trained and qualified mechanics with expertise in every area that makes your hybrid or EV different from everyday vehicles, such as electric drivetrain components and regenerative braking systems.
Your hybrid car's electric motor allows it to save gas when driving around in stop and go traffic. Getting your car rolling strains your engine much more than cruising along at a steady pace. This is where the torque of an electric motor comes into the hybrid drive system, and where your gas savings come from. At Byrd Automotive Repair, our experts are trained to keep those savings coming, by ensuring that the electric motors in your hybrid or EV are in optimal working condition. We provide diagnostic testing, repairs, and preventative maintenance for drivers near Nicholasville to make sure your hybrid or EV remains at peak performance.
Without your vehicle's battery and charging systems, those fuel-saving electric motors will have no power to turn. The specialized batteries in hybrid and electric vehicles are the costliest part of the entire system, so they should be serviced by mechanics that have expert training in the field. At Byrd Automotive Repair we ensure that only certified technicians, fully trained across all major manufacturers' power systems, will service your vehicle's battery and charging systems. As with your vehicle's electric motors, we can diagnose and repair issues, as well as sourcing and installing quality replacement parts should the job require it.
The capacity for regenerative braking is another clever feature of your hybrid or EV. This kind of braking essentially puts the electric motor(s) into reverse, assisting the mechanical brake pads and slowing the vehicle while generating electricity to charge the battery. A beneficial side effect of this system is the longevity that drivers see in the life of their brake system. At Byrd Automotive Repair we carefully monitor your vehicle's brake pads to ensure the pads last as long as possible, saving you even more money in the process. When it's finally time to replace the pads, we'll have you back on the road within a matter of hours.
If you are looking for great service for your hybrid car or electric vehicle in the Nicholasville KY area call Byrd Automotive Repair today at 859-885-9121.
Chris Dunagan, 11/25/2023
Wilmore / Nicholasville / Lexington area friends, this is a shout out to Byrd Automotive in Nicholasville. They are honest. A few years ago, a used car we bought developed an expensive problem long after the regular manufacturer's warranty expired. Byrd Automotive could have charged us nearly $3K to fix it, but instead, they told us about an extended warranty campaign from the manufacturer for that particular issue for a dealer to fix it for free. Then, when one of the local Toyota dealers botched that repair job by failing to secure a snap ring holding an axle in the transmission, Byrd diagnosed that problem too, brought me back into the garage to show me what the dealer did wrong so I could take pictures while the car was up on the rack to show the dealer, and Byrd didn't charge me a dime for that help. I could tell you other stories of Byrd Automotive's help with our vehicles. The bottom line is they are honest, determined, competent, qualified, and reliable. Even with hard jobs on old vehicles (one time a rusted part on a seventeen year old truck broke one of Hayden's tools, but he still found a way to get the job done), they never let us down. The guys at Byrd Automotive are Toyota specialists with walls full of factory training certificates. I would trust them with anything, and especially if you drive a Toyota, they know more about your Toyota than the dealers do and even do their own research. I'm posting this now because even years after we moved to Ohio, I still call occasionally with Toyota questions and Gene, Cameron, and Hayden are always happy to help by sharing what they know. If you need a mechanic in the area, especially for a Toyota, Gene, Cameron, and Hayden at Byrd Automotive are rock solid, trustworthy and dependable. I appreciate them and wanted you to know about them.