Ron Tonkin Acura

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Acura MDX Car Battery at Ron Tonkin Acura near Lake Oswego, OR 97035

Your car’s battery is a critical part in your vehicle for providing you with a smooth and problem-free drive. If it’s due time for a battery replacement or for a simple check, visit us for a Acura MDX car battery at Ron Tonkin Acura near Lake Oswego, OR 97035. Our Service Department is filled with knowledgeable, experienced, and professional technicians who are experts at what they do, which means you’ll have a smooth-running vehicle in no time.

There are a few warning signs to look out for that indicate a dying battery. If your battery smells of rotten eggs or sulfur, it could mean that it is leaking, and should be looked at in a timely manner. A welling or bloated battery case or a low-fluid level, as well as a slow turn-over or engine crank are additional factors that could potentially lead to a dead battery. Of course, if your Acura MDXs “Check Engine” light comes on, that is a clear sign that it’s due time for a battery change.

To make sure your car is running in tip-top shape, the average timeframe between battery changes is every three to five years. However, if you start to notice these problems stemming from the battery earlier, it’s always best to bring it in for a check-up to be sure. Our well-informed team can assist you with any questions you may have, as well as help you purchase the correct battery for your vehicle. In any case, bringing your Acura MDX in to our Service Department at Ron Tonkin Acura can solve all problems.

There are also several ways that can help you get the most out of your battery life. Oftentimes, your battery can accumulate corrosive materials over time, which not only can make it die quicker, but it can also be harmful to the rest of your engine. Because of this, you can have your battery cleaned and inspected regularly to prevent this from happening. You can also insulate the battery from extreme temperature changes and keep it secure and free from vibration.

Schedule a service appointment today for your Acura MDX car battery at Ron Tonkin Acura near Lake Oswego, OR 97035 by giving us a call, or by using our convenient schedule service appointment tool on our site. Our Service Department technicians will ensure your car battery is installed properly and is performing at peak capacity. Contact us for more information.

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Service Hours

Monday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Tuesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Wednesday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Thursday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Friday 7:00 am - 6:00 pm
Saturday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday Closed

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Ron Tonkin Acura
9655 SW Canyon RD
Portland, OR 97225 Get Directions

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Gabe Matos
Service Director

Since May 1987

I was born in New York City, NY. After graduating from high school, I enrolled in the Delahanty Institute, an automotive school specializing in all aspects of the automobile. After completing all courses at the Delahanty Institute, my family decided to move to Los Angeles, CA.

My first employment was with a Cadillac dealership in Glendale, CA, called Modern Motor. While employed at Modern Motors, I was drafted into the military and served in the Vietnam War. After returning from the Vietnam War, I worked at Modern Motors for another 3 years where I met my wife of 41 years, Linda. Linda and I decided to move to Portland, Oregon to have a family.

I started working for Kuni Cadillac, a Portland area Cadillac dealership, when we relocated to Portland, Oregon. I worked for 16 years at Kuni Cadillac. I started as a technician and worked up to quality control manager, assistant service manager and then to service manager. In 1987, I decided to apply at the new Acura dealership on Canyon Road, called Ron Tonkin Acura, as their service manager.

Through the last 21 years we have accomplished great things at Ron Tonkin Acura. The dealership is known throughout the country for its customer-focused environment and 19-time Precision Team winner that we share with only one other dealer in the country. We are all so proud of the achievement.

I enjoy spending time with family members including my 14 grandchildren. I also enjoy working around the woods, cutting wood and riding my tractor.

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James Schuermyer
Asst. Service Manager

Since October 2011

As a born and raised Oregonian I take pride in working for a local company. I have worked in the automotive industry for over 20 years. During that time I have worked hard to gain and maintain the training needed to offer the highest level of customer service possible. As a 10 year master service advisor with Volkswagen I was honored to be able to transfer those skills to the Tonkin family when I started working for Ron Tonkin Acura in October 2011. I am pleased to be working for a company and with a team that puts the highest importance on customer service.

In my spare time, I enjoy working on a large variety of charity events with the Gateway Elks Lodge and spending time with family and friends BBQ'ing and camping.

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Darrel Honigberg
Asst. Service Manager

Since September 2002

I have been working at Ron Tonkin Acura for over 9 years. I started in the car business 12 years ago in Los Angeles, CA. I began in the sales department and transferred to the service department a year later.

I won the National Championship for Acura Service Consultants in early 2011. This was the first service competition conducted by Acura. All service advisors across their network of dealerships in the United States were eligible. It was a tough competition and an honor to win.

In my spare time, I enjoy riding motorcycles and taking cruises to different parts of the world.

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Ken Biddulph
Asst. Service Manager
Since July 2015