Native Houstonians Craig Mueller and Lloyd Coulson are co-owners of Bellaire Auto Center, Inc. We first met while in high school, while “cruising” Westheimer in our Pontiac GTOs. After high school, we both attended Texas State Technical Institute (now Texas State Technical College) in Waco. We graduated in December, 1978 with Associate Degrees in Automotive Technology.
After graduation, Craig opened his own independent automotive repair shop in 1980, while Lloyd worked at several new car dealerships and independent automotive repair shops for a few years. Lloyd opened his own repair shop in 1987, right across the street from Craig’s business.
As our respective businesses grew and prospered, it became apparent that neither of us could handle our work load by ourselves any longer. In the fall of 1990, we made the decision to become partners in a new business, and moved to our current Bellaire location. We take great pride in being a locally owned, and owner-operated, independent auto repair business.
Currently our lead technician is Robert Kriehn. Robert was a freshman in high school when he first came to work here, on a part-time basis. He finished high school and went on to complete his post-secondary education in the Automotive Technology program at Harris County Community College. Robert has now been with us for nearly 20 years, and we consider him to be one of the finest auto repair technicians in the area. We also employ one additional technician, Paul Mueller – no relation to Craig. Paul has been with us going on six years, and is a very capable and diligent General Service technician. He also assists Robert in the shop quite a bit.
As for our other interests, Craig is a pilot and aircraft mechanic. Lloyd stays busy raising his teenage daughter. Robert spends his weekends working with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, as well as raising his toddler-age daughter. Paul is studying Construction Management at the University of Houston.
When you entrust your vehicle to Bellaire Auto Center, our technicians treat your vehicle as if it were their own. You can rest assured that you're dealing with the finest auto repair professionals. Our #1 goal is to provide quality, consistent automotive service for Bellaire and the surrounding areas.
We are equipped to service all of the mechanical systems on your vehicle, such as: lubrication and oil changes, brakes, suspension and steering systems, struts and shocks, tune ups, computerized emission control diagnostics and repairs, fuel injection services, cooling systems and radiators, heating and air conditioning, engine and transmission repair and maintenance, electrical system repairs, and MUCH MORE!
Always call us first with any automotive need! With over 30 years in the trade, we can also connect you with the right shop for specialized needs.
Please inquire about our no-cost 24 month 24,000 mile nationwide Pronto Association limited parts and labor warranty.
24 Hour Towing – We’re always here for you! Please call Priority Towing at (713) 728-7728 for assistance.
Bellaire Auto Center provides competent, comprehensive and professional maintenance and repair services for your Domestic or Asian SUV, light truck or automobile. We are conveniently located in the City of Bellaire, just south of the Galleria - minutes from Loop 610, and the Southwest Freeway.
Our technicians are well trained, highly experienced and fully equipped to service and repair your vehicles. Our entire staff is committed to be your friendly, neighborhood automotive service & repair center. The owners, Craig and Lloyd - are hands-on guys, and one or both of them is here every day to make sure that our customers receive the very best service.
5118 Spruce St, Bellaire, Texas 77401, United States
Our Business Hours Are:
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Closed Noon to 1:15 for Lunch
Saturday and Sunday: Closed