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Purchase Order (PO) Services

Services That Require a Purchase Order (PO) From Fleet Services

Note: For these services, contact Jason Davenport at or (209) 228-2277 to arrange to have the fleet vehicle maintained or repaired.
A Work Order and PO Number are required PRIOR to repair

Other Maintenance

Basic routine maintenance including oil changes, smog inspections and certifications, tune-ups, transmission service, cooling system service, parts and repair, yearly safety inspections, batteries (purchases and installations), brakes (pads, shoes, rotors, and drums - including parts and labor), vehicle electronic computer work, and major component failure.

Campus Automotive Contact: Louie or Andrew 55 E. 13th St. (209) 723-3334
Performance Auto Repair Contact: John 1145 MLK Jr. Way (209) 723-0726


Remote Colorado Location

For our customers in Boulder Colorado

Midas Automotive 3000 Walnut St. Boulder, CO (303) 449-5808
Big O Tires 3000 Valmont Rd. Boulder, CO (303) 449-5393


Warranty Services

During the warranty period, any authorized dealer is available to honor the manufacturer's warranty as needed. For customer pay incidental charges not specifically covered under the warranty, most dealers are not set up to honor or choose not to honor our POs. However, the following local dealers are, in the event this type of incidental repair is needed.

Merced Honda 1775 Auto Center Dr. (209) 722-8100
Razzari Ford 1234 Auto Center Dr. (209) 436-5912
Courtesy Chevy 1485 West 15th St. (209) 383-3306
Razzari Nissan 1675 Auto Center Dr. (209) 383-0100


Local Towing from UC Merced to anywhere in town

We have set up a flat tow rate with Courtesy Auto Center for $40.00 per tow.

Courtesy Auto Center Contact: Don Bergman 1485 West 15th St. (209) 580-3623


On-site Campus Glass Repair or Replacement

Chips and small cracks can be repaired before they become major replacement issues. With a $500 glass deductible for insurance, these replacement costs are borne by the department.

Don's Mobile Glass 28 West Main St. (209) 723-4576


Paint-less Dent Repair and Removal

Small dents and dings can be removed on campus with relatively little cost.

Affordable Dent Repair Contact: Jim Beebe On-site (209) 559-1738


Offsite Car Wash

UC Merced full service rate is $15.00

Bob's Car Wash Contact: Veronica or Bob 11 West 15th St. (209) 725-9369


Please note: With an appointment TAPS can offer you two (2) car washes on-site per month. Please contact Joe Resendez at (209) 228-8726 to set this up.