In Colorado Springs, we are the shop
that treats you like family.

We are located 1 block north of Palmer Park Blvd and 1 block south of Constitution Ave at
1804 North Academy Blvd
Colorado Springs, CO 80909.

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Academy Car Care Warranty

3 Years / 36,000s

On parts and labor

Begining January 1, 2015 Academy Car Card offers new Labor Warranty

We believe we offer one of the best and longest warranties in the entire auto repair industry.
We guarantee our work for 3 years or 36,000 miles! Read the full terms of our warranty below.

  1. FMP Partners Network is bound by the terms in the “nationwide warranty” as outlined in the Auto Repair contract for the 3 year or 36,000 mile warranty.
  2. The warranty is extended only to you, the original purchaser, and not to anyone who may purchase your vehicle from you during the term of the warranty. This limited warranty is made by Academy Car Care and Repair who is named on the original repair invoice and performed the service/repairs on your vehicle.
  3. Wear items such as air filters, cabin filters, transmission filters, fuel filters, brake pads, brakes shoes, spark plugs, fluids and tires are not covered by your warranty.
  4. Services and adjustments that have recommended service intervals that are lower than the warranty coverage are not covered such as clutch adjustments, valve adjustments, brake adjustments, alignments, tire rotations, fluid changes, fluid flushes etc.
  5. Academy Car Care and Repair warrants that our repairs/services performed at our location will be free from defects in materials and workmanship for 3 years or 36,000 miles of use, whichever comes first, measured from the date of the first repair and the odometer reading shown on the original repair invoice. This warranty is conditioned on the vehicle being subjected only to normal, non-commercial use, and receiving reasonable and necessary maintenance during the warranty period. Warranty repair costs shall in no case exceed the costs of the original repair or service. If there is a defect in either materials or workmanship within the warranty period, we reserve the right to perform remedial service work for you at no charge to you and replace the defective warranted part(s) without charge to you.
  6. A buyer of covered products or services has the right to have warranty service performed during the warranty period; the warranty will be extended for the number of whole days that the vehicle has been out of the buyers hand for warranty repairs. If a defect exists within the warranty period, the warranty will not expire until the defect has been fixed.
  7. What is not covered by the warranty: You must pay for any non-warranty service you order to be performed at the same time as any warranty service. This warranty will not apply to your repaired vehicle if it has been damaged by abnormal use, misuse, neglect, accident, alteration, or “tampering with” (by other than Academy Car Care and Repair). Academy Car Care and Repair employees and/or agents do not have the authority to modify the terms of this warranty, nor to make any promises in addition to those contained in this warranty. THIS DOES NOT IN ANY WAY INCLUDE INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (additional expenses which you may incur as the result of a faulty repair or service).
  8. You must keep a copy of the original repair invoice and present it when seeking service under this warranty.
  9. Problems that occur within 25 miles of Academy Car Care and Repair must come back to our facility for warranty repairs.
  10. For issues that occur outside of 25 miles from Academy Car Care and Repair, please call 1-855-367-7500 for information.
  11. Any questions can be directed to Academy Car Care and Repair at (719) 573-5973 or Also, has valuable information regarding your warranty.

Specials and Discounts

These Specials are our way of saying Thank You for being our Customer! Check this page often as these Specials change throughout the year.

Winterization Bundle

We are proud to offer you a special price “Winterization Bundle”; in addition to the great check-up and inspections done with our Winter Check, we are now offering a free oil change* and tire rotation with any regularly priced Winter Check (standard price $79.20**).

This special price will expire Dec 30, 2017 - so please call and schedule your appt. today!

*Most gasoline vehicles, up to 6qts of conventional motor oil; call for exclusions and limitations

**10% off labor with AAA or military ID will still be applied.

Triple A Membership

AAA Membership earns 10% discount (labor, $50 maximum)

Military Discount

We support our Military active and retired with a 10% Discount on Labor. (max $100) Thank you for your service to our Country!

Referral Discount

10% discount off parts & labor (max $100) with referral program. When you refer someone, they get a 10% discount (max $100) on their first visit. You will receive a 10% discount (max $100) on your next visit for having referred them. Be sure to bring the card Cal signs for all referral customers! Thanks for referring your friends.

Discounts may not be combined with any other offer, except the Referral Program

Our Services

Call us at (719)573-5973 to setup an appointment today!

  • Cooling Systems / Water Pumps / Radiators
  • Suspension and Front-end Repair
  • Batteries / Starters / Alternators
  • Clutches / Differential Repairs
  • Ignition Diagnosis and Repair
  • Carburetor Repair / Overhaul
  • Brakes / Shocks / Struts
  • Timing Belts / Fan Belts
  • CV Boots and Axles
  • Wheel Alignments
  • Electrical / Lights
  • TSB Information
  • Computer Diagnosis / Repair
  • Fuel Injection Cleaning/Repair
  • Transmission Service / Repair
  • No Start/No Crank Experts
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Emission Repair
  • Hoses / Filters
  • Appointments
  • Leak Repairs
  • Oil Changes
  • Tune-Ups

Same Day Service
in Most Cases

Contact Us Today!

Have a question? Call us at (719)573-5973, we can answer your questions. We have flexible scheduling and would like to set an appointment where we can meet you and your vehicle for a more in depth analysis.

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 7:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

  • COLORADO SPRINGS auto repair

Two resources you may find helpful are the Knowledge is Power pamphlet and ACDelco quarterly publication Intune.

Our staff

About Us

Academy Car Care and Repair was established in August 1993 by Cal Massey as a family owned and operated business serving Colorado Springs. John and David Massey have been active in learning the business for many years and are here to support your car care needs. Jan supports the clerical side.

Our Mission

Abide by the golden rule by providing quality parts & workmanship at a fair price. Supply trained honest & Knowledgeable ASE Technicians. To be kind, courteous and understanding while lifting others higher than ourselves. To have a commitment to a high standard of satisfaction and to continuously strive to exceed our customers' expectations. Have a good name rather than riches as we are grateful to God and our customers for our daily provisions through the business.

Cal Massey

Cal Massey started in the Automotive Field in 1956. Cal is Union Oil, Shell, Texaco, Chevron, Car Quest, and AC Delco Trained. He is blessed to be married to Jan Massey since 1975. Cal and Jan have 9 children. He opened Academy Car Care & Repair in August 1993. Cal is active at New Life Church since their arrival in Colorado Springs in 1993. Call loves being a husband and father and is very active in ministering to men about marriage.

John Massey

John is the eldest son of Cal and Jan and cut his teeth in his dad's service station/auto repair business. At age 8 he would go in on Saturday mornings and cashier for fun and experience. In 1999, John got his Emission Certification and worked part time while he finished high school. In 2002, John became a service advisor at Academy Car Care & Repair and last served as service manager 2004-2008. In 2010, John and his wife, Charlee, settled back in to Colorado Springs and John returned as service manager. John and Charlee are active at New Life Church and like to spend their free time enjoying music, movies, and going on walks or hikes with their three girls.

"I am eager to come back to the family business and reconnect with my customer base. We are currently updating our computer system to better serve you the customer. I look forward to serving you the customer and also your friends and family as well as my own."

John Marsland

John Marsland became an ASE Master Technician in 1986 and has maintained his credentials since then; his lifelong training includes Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Napa, and Carquest.

John was born with the proverbial silver wrench in his hand, as a third generation auto repair technician. He began his career repairing vehicles in his father's shop, on nights and weekends, while still in high school. After graduating from Minot High School (North Dakota), he attended Devils' Lake Technical College; graduating in 1976 with an associates degree in automotive repair. John returned to Minot and Hiway Corners Auto Repair where he worked as a technician until his father retired and sold the business. In 1985, John began working at a Goodyear repair shop and attended many training courses throughout the next fifteen years. In 2001, while on vacation with his daughter's family, John accepted a position with an auto repair company in Colorado Springs, CO. John later met Cal and began working for him at the Autohouse location, staying there approx three and a half years before coming to work at Academy Car Care.

John and his high school sweetheart Jeannette married in 1976; they enjoy the mountains, sight-seeing, and the many perks of living in Colorado. They are the parents of 3 adult children and 6 beautiful grandchildren.

Monty Lant

Monty Lant is an ASE Master and L1 Advanced Engine Performance Recertified Technician. Monty first started working at Academy Car Care and Repair in 1995. Prior to this, Monty worked for Cal Massey in California. The last job he had prior to returning in 2008 was working for an import car repair business for almost nine years. At that business, Monty worked primarily as a Volvo technician, but worked on Japanese vehicles as well.

Monty has been in the car repair industry since 1985. Training has included community college courses and AC/Delco, Napa and Car Quest seminars.

Monty has been married to his wife, Chris, since 1994 and has one daughter, Annalyse. The Lant family is active at Boulder Street Church.

Manny Weaver

Manny Weaver has been in the car repair industry since 2007; he is currently pursuing his ASE Master Certification. Prior to working at Academy Car Care, he worked at a diesel performance shop for 6 years. He worked primarily as a diesel technician, but also on Japanese and German vehicles. Manny married Anna in 2000 and they have 8 children. Their whole family is active at New Life Church.

Brian Kerkhoff

Brian Began in February 1998 at Academy Car Care & Repair. Brian is a third generation mechanic, father and grandfather. He chose automotive repair as the best avenue to express natural abilities. Brian enjoys mountain biking (especially downhill), spectator sports, (Big Broncos Fan), and science has always been of interest to him. Brian has been married since 1994 and has one daughter.

Certifications: ASE Master Auto Technician with L1 Engine Advanced Performance Certification. He was trained by Ac Delco, Car Quest, Jendham and ATG.

Leroy Day

Leroy moved to Colorado from Texas to start working for Cal in 1997 and has been with the company in multiple capacities ever since. He is an ASE Master Technician and continues his training through Napa, Motorcraft, and Ac Delco.