The truth underneath the hood

I spent the day today “googling” this topic. It seems like every garage from the fly by nights to the well-established dealerships offer what they claim to be “convenient service”. Most service centres offer anything from an 18-30 minute turn-over time (most makes and models) for your oil change as long as you show up on time to their inconvenient location and no problems are discovered with your vehicle (which oddly enough, there always seem to be).
Let me tell you what goes on behind the closed door of the service floor. Once you’re in the door and the oil is drained from your vehicle, some apprentice proceeds to tear apart your car and point out what they perceive as life-threatening flaws and make recommendations that they must be repaired. This is why mechanics have always had the reputation of being scammers. Believe me, this is true. I have worked as a technician in local garages and high-end import dealerships all my working life and I’m here to tell you that it is impossible to do a proper 20-point inspection and oil change in 18 minutes, so we usually just inspect the components that can make us money. You see most mechanics are paid according to the work they sell, not how long they are punched in at work.

I am here to revolutionize the future of the auto industry. Here at Kambio Inc. we not only employ technicians with top-notch training, but also the highest moral ethics. Unlike other garages, we don’t get paid according to how much money we can get out of the customer but rather, on how well we satisfy our customers. After all, shouldn’t that be the goal of every business, “to satisfy its customers”? What sets us apart from other service centres is that there is no need to waste 3 hrs of your day at the dealership waiting for your car to be serviced. We will come and service your car at home, work, or even the golf course.

If you are like me who has a regular 9-5 job followed by responsibilities at home – picking up the kids, taking them to recreational activities, homework, dinner, baths, stories, pets, and on and on, why would you not choose this option and have your vehicle serviced while you are doing something you enjoy doing instead of waiting. Seems like a no-brainer to me! Contact Kambio today to schedule your hassle-free maintenance service. You won’t be sorry you did.

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Frequently Asked Questions+-

You have the ability to conveniently live stream the service being performed on your vehicle, as well as receive a detailed work order with our Kambio’s signature of completion.
All of our work is guaranteed, and we ensure your full satisfaction on the services performed on your vehicle. If in the rare event a customer experiences damage to their engine and the failure was proven to be caused by our products or service, we will either repair the engine or fully provide a replacement for your vehicle. Please ask our reservation team for more details.
Absolutely. We carry full garage insurance and coverage, and all of our Kambios are WSIB.
We only use high quality, name brand lubricants including synthetic oil. We use the correct viscosity of oil for your vehicle, as recommended by the manufacturer.
At this moment we are focused on our core service of on-location oil changes. Our added value services include but are not limited to seasonal tire change and storage, tire rotation, waterless car wash and other services as suggested by our customers.
Our prices are subject to the type of oil your vehicle OEM has suggested, and the location of the service. Our average going rate is $97.00, which includes up to 5L full synthetic oil, a new filter and travel time. Once you proceed with booking an oil change you will be provided with the exact price.
We’re currently in the GTA. Our main service points are commercial locations as well as residential locations after-hours.
Our services are catered to light duty vehicles.
No, what’s so cool about Kambio’s service is that you can continue doing what you love, while we do the same! You also have the freedom to live-stream our service from behind your desk.
We understand that your satisfaction is very important and that untidy work is not acceptable. We always place a large, absorbent safety mat under the vehicle before beginning an oil change. We also use over-sized oil drain pans, and we have special Spill Kits on hand in case a spill does happen. We are very concerned about the environment and about your vehicle.
Kambios are our operator technicians who are certified auto machanic's. They all have a minimum of 5 years experience as a mechanic and are passionate about changing the automotive service industry.
All of our waste oil and filters are recycled by Waste Management partners. None of it ends up in landfills.
Kambio was created for those who value time. Whether you are running a business, managing your busy lifestyle, using your vehicle for pleasure, or simply don’t have the time to travel to the dealership or lube shop, we offer the convenience of coming to you. Kambio delivers convenience, quality of work, and the value of time.
Our service hours for commercial zone clients are from 8:00am to 4:00pm, and residential clients from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. It’s recommended to check our scheduling portal for accurate service availabilities.
Yes. Our hours are 9am – 3pm.
Yes and No. it’s always recommended to check booking the schedule to see our operation hours on public holidays.
We require credit card information upon reservation in order to secure your booking.
You must cancel your booking at least 12 hours in advance in order to avoid any fees. Should there be a no show when the Kambio arrives, there will be a $50.00 cancellation fee charged applied to the credit card.
You can book your reservation by calling our live reservations at 1.844.526-2461 minimum of 24 hours in advance, or several weeks prior. You may receive same day service so long as your booking is done prior to 1:00pm EST. You’re always suggested to check with our live reservation team for availabilities.
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