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  • Shuttle Service

  • Rental Vehicles

  • Drop-Off Service

  • 24 hour Service Center

  • Saturday Service

  • Certified Technicians

  • We Sell Tires

  • Mopar Performance Parts

  • Mopar Accessories

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Auto Service & Repair at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza

All in Service of the People Who Drive Us in Dixon, IL

If you're in the market for auto service, you owe it to yourself to schedule an appointment with the experts at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza. We go the extra mile to meet your auto repair needs by offering various routine and advanced services to help you get back on the roads safely in Sterling, IL. Whether you're looking to get an oil change, tire rotation, or battery replacement, we can help you manage all routine maintenance for your Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, or RAM at our facility in Dixon, IL.

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At Ken Nelson Auto Plaza, we recommend scheduling routine auto service to help keep a watchful eye over your vehicle's main operating components. Unlike traditional service and repair, routine service seeks to offer protection against the natural wear and tear of driving by identifying potential problem areas before they break down.

To avoid getting stuck on the side of the roads in Sterling, IL, the experts at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza are proud to offer an array of routine services to help you increase the longevity of your vehicle, including:

  • Tire Rotation
  • Oil & Filter Change
  • Wheel Alignment
  • Battery Replacement
  • Brake Service
  • Top Off Fluids
  • Air Filter Replacement
  • And More!

The Importance of Routine Maintenance

If you truly care about your vehicle, then it's important to treat it with respect by keeping up with its scheduled routine maintenance. The importance of routine maintenance is that it helps monitor and identify potential problems with your vehicle before they exacerbate and get worse. Even if your vehicle is new and in immaculate condition, it's still important to schedule routine maintenance to help maintain its health and well-being.

To help you get started, here are some basic routine maintenance services that you can employ to help increase the longevity of your daily driver in Dixon, IL, including:

  • Tire Rotation - Rotating your tires regularly is one of the best ways to maximize the performance of your wheels. As your tires are subject to regular wear and tear - which can result in uneven tire tread - it's important to rotate them at least twice a year to help evenly distribute damages amongst all four tires.
  • Oil & Filter Change - Routine oil and filter changes are perhaps the most important services you can provide for your vehicle. They not only help keep your engine properly lubricated but also work to maximize the performance of your powertrain for every mile that you drive.
  • Brake Repair - Your brakes are what help bring your vehicle safely to a halt. Without properly working brakes, your vehicle will have trouble slowing down, causing unsafe driving conditions for other drivers in Sterling, IL. Routine brake inspections are performed once or twice a year to check on your braking system and to clean your brakes to avoid letting them rust.

Seasonal Service Specials

As the weather changes, our team at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza is proud to help you champion every season with service specials that are designed to help you save. To learn how you can save on your next routine service appointment at our facility in Dixon, IL, please give us a call or contact our service department online to learn more about our ongoing seasonal service specials, including buy three tires and get the fourth tire for only $1.

New, Used & CPO Vehicles for Sale in Dixon, IL

No matter what type of service you're shopping for, our team recommends immersing yourself in our grand selection of new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles for sale at Ken Nelson Auto Plaza. Click to explore your favorite new, used, and certified pre-owned vehicles online from the comfort of your home and schedule service at a time that's best for you. We look forward to working with you!


  • Monday 07:00AM - 05:00PM
  • Tuesday 07:00AM - 05:00PM
  • Wednesday 07:00AM - 05:00PM
  • Thursday Closed
  • Friday 07:00AM - 05:00PM
  • Saturday 08:00AM - 12:00PM
  • Sunday Closed


Ken Nelson Auto Plaza

1000 North Galena Avenue
Directions Dixon, IL 61021-1523

  • Sales: (815) 285-5309
  • Service: (815) 288-4455
  • Parts: (815) 288-4455

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