Furgerson’s Recognized with ASE Blue Seal Excellence Award

Furgerson’s Garage has earned Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition as prescribed by the National Institute for Automotive Excellence (ASE), a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of vehicle repair and service by means of voluntary testing and certification for automotive repair and service professionals.To be eligible for this recognition, a company must have 75% of its automotive professionals ASE certified. In addition, there must be a certified technician in each area of service offered. To remain in the program, a business must renew each year and confirm their professionals’ certification status.


Family-owned, operated and AAA approved, Furgerson’s Garage has serviced the automotive needs of Encinitas residents and neighboring cities since 1981. Furgerson’s Garage is staffed by customer service representatives and technicians who take great pride in their work. With nine service bays, workstations equipped with the latest technical information and an up-to-date repair management system, our ASE certified master technicians and certified service advisors can take care of your complete automotive needs including but not limited to: diagnostics/repair, regular scheduled maintenance, STAR certified smog inspections and tire replacement. Business house are Monday-Friday, 7:30 AM – 5 PM. Early- bird and late drop off available as well as a free local customer shuttle.


“Businesses that have earned the ASE Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition have gone the extra mile in support of their customers. Employing ASE-certified professionals is an important element in their overall customer satisfaction program.  We salute those businesses who achieve this goal and thank them for helping promote quality automotive repair and service,” says Timothy Zilke, ASE President.


“Providing our customers with the knowledge that we employ ASE certified master technicians gives them the added reassurance they need to make thoughtful decisions on vehicle repairs as well as understating the value our service facility offers. By joining the Blue Seal of Excellence Recognition Program, Furgerson’s Garage has raised the bar and continues to provide the very best in automotive service, which is reflected by our 100% Customer Satisfaction rating awarded by the American Automobile Association (AAA).” Says Brad Dow, President, Furgerson’s Garage.


ASE was founded in 1972 as a non-profit, independent organization dedicated to improving the quality of automotive service and repair through the voluntary testing and certification of automotive technicians. Technicians, engine machinists, and parts specialists have participated in ASE’s program from all segments of the service and repair industry: car and truck dealerships, service stations, independent repair shops, collision repair facilities, maintenance garages, leasing and rental businesses, fleet repair facilities, franchised outlets, etc. Today, more than 350,000 professionals are ASE certified.