Auto Repair South Bend, IN | Hedman Tire & Auto Repair

Hedman Tire & Auto Repair, formerly known as P.T.L. Tire & Auto, has been proudly providing top quality auto repair, maintenance and tire services in downtown South Bend, IN since 1978. Our goal is to make your car repair experience as worry-free and convenient as possible!

We pride ourselves in our above and beyond customer care that has helped us serve South Bend and the surrounding communities for more than 30 years. Our ASE Certified Technicians and Master Technicians utilize state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment to handle auto repair services on all makes and models of vehicles. To make your experience with us even easier, we offer a free shuttle service to get you where you need to go downtown!

We truly are your one-stop auto shop! So give us a call, easily schedule your appointment online or check us out at the shop. We look forward to meeting you!

Meet the Team

Roy Hedman

Owner/ASE Master Technician

A graduate of South Western Michigan College, Roy Hedman started his career in the automotive industry as a technician at P.T.L. Tire in 1987. In 1995, he moved up to become the store manager of the shop, and then eventually bought the company in 2001. Roy’s passion for his customers and the auto repair business as a whole is evident. Roy is married with two daughters and one granddaughter.

Jeff Starkweather

Store Manager/ASE Master Technician

Jeff Starkweather started at Hedman Tire & Auto Repair in 2005 as the Store Manager. Jeff is a seasoned veteran in the automotive industry, and has 23 years of experience as a GM technician. He is also a certified ASE Master Technician.


ASE Certified Technician

Dale has been with Hedman Tire & Auto Repair for more than 20 years! He is an ASE Certified Technician and has a great deal of experience servicing all makes and models of vehicles. Dale is an integral part of our team.


ASE Certified Technician

Avery started with Hedman Tire & Auto Repair in 2006. He is a very skilled ASE Certified Technician and has a background in Ford dealership service.

Hedman Tire & Auto Repair

135 N. Lafayette Blvd.
South Bend, IN 46601

(574) 234-1144

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