AAA Mechanical First Aid Service

Mechanical issues? No problem.

Our drivers are trained to identify and address vehicles’ most common mechanical problems. We'll make minor adjustments (not requiring parts) in an effort to get your vehicle up and running again.


AAA roadside technicians will check fluids, wire connections, and more. Note that services are provided as is, without any warranty or guarantee, and may be temporary in nature.

If you can’t start your car or drive it safely, AAA can tow it to an Approved Auto Repair facility. Your covered towing distance will depend on which AAA Membership plan you have chosen.

For questions about your AAA Mechanical First Aid Service benefits, call 800-922-8228.

AAA ClassicAAA Plus and Plus RVAAA Premier
Towing to the nearest AAA-approved auto repair facility
Towing to a AAA independent contractor station
Miles of free towing included5 miles100 milesOne tow up to 200 miles*; three tows up to 100 miles

Can AAA replace a starter?

AAA offers a wide variety of services and can help with many types of service requests. In the event your starter no longer works, AAA can tow your vehicle to a repair location of your choice. Coverage limits depend on the level of your Membership.

Can AAA test my alternator?

For vehicles that won’t start, AAA road service technicians may provide certain battery services, such as testing the battery or the vehicle starting and charging systems or attempting to jump-start it. If you battery is not from AAA, your technician can replace it for you on the spot. Battery technicians carry batteries for most types of vehicles in their trucks. You are responsible for the cost of the battery and possibly for any additional labor.

Will AAA bring me coolant?

AAA offers a wide variety of services, and can help with many types of service requests. In the event your vehicle needs coolant, AAA can tow your vehicle to a repair location of your choice. Coverage limits will depend on your membership level.

AAA Mobile App

Request mechanical roadside assistance in a single click. The app lets us find you.

Phone

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Online

Request Mechanical First Aide Service online, 24 hours a day. Member sign-in required.