Welcome To Bernshausen Automotive

Welcome to Bernshausen Automotive! At Bernshausen Automotive, we provide quality automobile, truck, trailer, tractor, and RV repairs to Manito, IL and surrounding communities. Founded in 1986, our family owned and operated shop has been providing the Manito area with trustworthy and high–quality truck and automobile repairs for nearly three decades.

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Bernshausen Automotive Shop Interior
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For fast and reliable auto and truck repair service, count on the dedicated experts at Bernshausen Automotive to provide the highest standards of service in the industry. We work and live in a small community where everyone knows everyone, so trust and quality are everything. Our business has been passed down through 3 generations over the course of 30 years. Since we are family run, we believe in treating the customer like family. Each skilled member of the Bernshausen Automotive team is here to provide you with the peace of mind that comes from decades of experience and knowledge. We stick to our estimates and we don't try to sell you repairs you don't need.

At Bernshausen Automotive, we're honest with our pricing and provide prompt, courteous service on most domestic and foreign cars and trucks. We also service tractors, grain trucks, and other farm machinery. We will even make house–calls to the middle of a field if needed. In addition, we service most major truck makes and models, including: Kenworth, International, Peterbilt, Mack, Western Star, Chevy, Duramax, Dodge, Cummins, School Buses, RVs, Semi–Trailers, Ford, and GMC. In addition to being a repair shop, we sell high–grade auto parts, which means you won't have a long wait time for repairs due to ordering parts from other places.

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24 hour towing, 7 days a week, including holidays!

Choose Bernshausen Automotive for all your auto, truck, and equipment repair needs! Our certified technicians are up-to-date with modern technology and have a full understanding of automotive history. We are here to ensure your vehicle is fixed fairly, accurately, and honestly, so you can avoid any automotive pitfalls down the road. We also offer drop-off services if you need a ride home. Take advantage of our unbeatable prices and excellent customer service.

Contact us at (309) 968-6635 for further information or to make an appointment. We offer same–day appointments based on availability.

Or visit us at: 108 N Washington Street, Manito, IL 61546


In addition to serving the Manito community, we are proud to serve its surrounding areas: Pekin, Peoria, Havana, Green Valley, San Jose, Mason City, Lincoln, Morton, Canton, Lewistown, and surrounding areas.


Bernshausen Automotive is proud to offer interest free financing options.

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Auto Maintenance, Service & Repair

At Bernshausen Automotive we provide all the services, repairs and maintenance your vehicle needs. Some of the automotive services and repairs we provide include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alternators
  • Belts & Hoses
  • Brake Repair
  • Engine Repair
  • Muffler/Exhausts
  • Inspections
  • Oil Changes
  • Radiators
  • Shocks/Suspension
  • Starters
  • Tune-Ups
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • And More!