Official Partner of U-HAUL & the USPS

Federally Certified Woman-Owned Business By The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)

Serving Waukegan & The Surrounding Communities Since 1980

Female Owned Servicing All Makes & Models Foreign & Domestic

Closs Tire and Auto is a Female-Owned Family business serving Waukegan and the surrounding areas since 1980. Affordable service with Confidence Plus North American Warranty which covers parts and labor giving our customers the coverage and confidence they want and need.

We make every effort to meet all your maintenance and repair needs as efficiently and effectively as possible. Bring us that brake repair, routine maintenance, suspension, or steering problem, and have our ASE trained technicians do the repair right the first time. Check engine light on? We can service any of your automotive repair needs, domestic or foreign.

Do you have an aftermarket or extended warranty? We work with many of the aftermarket warranty companies. Call us with your warranty information.

Life’s too busy to get your vehicle to the shop? No worries! Call us for pick up and drop off service. We can schedule a pick up at your house or office, repair it, and return it back to you at no extra cost. We also offer free local shuttle service.

Need to drop off your vehicle after hours? No problem! We have a key drop box located smack dab in the middle of the first bay garage door. This is available 24/7 for your convenience.

Sue and Shawn of Closs Tire and Auto

Need a tow after hours? J.R Wreckers will come and pick it up and tow it to our door for next day service.

Welcome to Closs Tire and Auto, your one stop shop for automotive repairs serving Waukegan and the surrounding areas since 1980. We are a female owned, family business, and our top priority is to fix your vehicle right. If you’re in need of routine maintenance, brake service, oil change, battery replacement, emissions issues, tires, or a muffler, we can do it. If you have a question, give us a call, and we will do our best to give you the information you need. Closs Tire and Auto can handle all of your vehicle’s needs under one roof. We offer fleet services, and we also work with many aftermarket warranty companies. We hire ASE certified mechanics, and we are a CarFax service center.

Services We Provide


Your vehicle depends on a properly working electrical system. Four main parts make up this system, and they must work together effectively.


Your car's suspension and steering system allows your wheels to move independently of the car, while keeping it "suspended" and stable.


Our ASE-certified technicians take professionalism to the next level by offering courteous and knowledgeable service to all of our customers.


We recommend you get a seven point preventative cooling system maintenance check performed at least once every two years. Consult your vehicle owner's manual for specific guidelines.