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12 Months / 12,000 Miles Warranty--Foreign Autoworks

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Service Expertise–Since 1988!

The Foreign Autoworks team has been well-trained and is equipped to handle your import’s services and repairs. Visit our expert facility in Olympia, WA. Our shop’s atmosphere is modern and clean; a design and professional touch that makes your service experience quick, convenient, and comfortable. The waiting area was built by owner, Ward Johnson, himself and has chairs and a TV for customers. Many customers appreciate the convenience of our 24-hour drop-off capabilities. Most services can be handled–from beginning to end–via communication by phone. Even if you never see us, you can rest assured that your vehicle was seen and handled by the best in the business. We look forward to meeting all of our customers face-to-face, whatever’s most convenient for you. Foreign Autoworks eliminates all of the stress and hassle from the auto service experience.

Warden Johnson

Ward is President of Foreign Autoworks. He’s been in the automotive industry most of his life and grew up with an interest in cars. He has worked for several dealerships over the years including Ford Motor Company, Porsche, Audi, Volkswagen and Goodyear Tire. He spent 10 years working for various independent shops before founding Foreign Autoworks in 1989. He studied import automotive at South Seattle College and holds certificates with ASE, Porsche, Audi and VW. He has served on the South Puget Sound Community College Automotive review board. He has been happily married since 1973 and is proud of his two successful children. He is a “do-it-yourself” carpenter, plumber, and electrician having been mentored by two tradesmen parents. Ward is an avid motorcycle enthusiast and he always enjoys a good laugh.

Count Labelle

Count Labelle has been the lead technician since Foreign Autoworks opened in 1989. He has over 30 years experience in the automotive trade. He is ASE Certified and holds a degree as a machinist and is a skilled welder. He excels in diagnostic work for those difficult to find problems. He has an inventor’s heart and a desire for perfection in whatever he sets his hand to. Born and raised in Olympia, he has a grass roots connection here and an active social life. He enjoys off-road motorsports, boating, and camping.

Schedule An Appointment Today!

Our commitment to service excellence and our commitment to customers is what keeps them coming back to us. We can perform auto services for all makes and models but we specialize in Asian imports and European imports. Bring us your Honda, Toyota, Hyundai, BMW, VW, Audi, and more to receive top-notch auto services. We abide by the Golden rule–treating our customers like we’d want to be treated. After all, we’re all somebody’s customer at one time or another. Give us a call today at (360) 786-5676 to schedule your appointment. Next time you’re in the area–410 B Ronlee Lane NW–feel free to stop by with any questions or concerns.

We Offer24-Hour Drop Off Service

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