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Skip the phone line and chat with our virtual assistant. Requests take an average of less than 4 minutes and may be submitted 24/7. 

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Request through the Auto Club App

Download our mobile app for the fastest way to get Roadside Assistance.


Text APP10 to 86792 to receive a link to download the app.*

24/7 Roadside Assistance: 1-800-400-4222. Photo ID required at time of service.

Roadside Assistance covers these services

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We’ll tow your vehicle to a repair shop, the nearest gas station, or another preferred location.1



We can test your car’s battery for free, and jump-start or replace it on the spot if needed.2

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Flat tire

If your vehicle has a spare tire ready to go, we can replace a flat. Otherwise, we’ll give you a tow.

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If you get locked out of your car, a technician will assist or we’ll help pay for locksmith services.

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Emergency fuel service

If you run out of fuel, we’ll bring you enough to reach the nearest gas station and fill up there.3

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Minor mechanical first aid

If your vehicle breaks down, a technician may attempt minor repairs so you can get back on the road.

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How many miles will AAA tow your vehicle?

Get details on Roadside Assistance and all AAA benefits.


Questions about coverage?

Certain limitations may apply to services. Photo ID required.

In a hurry? Get priority service

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Vehicle repairs

You’ll get priority service when your vehicle is towed to a AAA Approved Auto Repair facility or a AAA Car Care Center. Plus get 10% off regularly-priced parts and labor.4

Battery service that comes to you

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AAA Mobile Battery Service

Sometimes you’re better off replacing a dead battery than jumping it. That’s why AAA provides a convenient testing and replacement service that comes to you. If your battery fails the test and needs replacing, our technician can professionally install a AAA battery2 and recycle the old one. We also offer a nationwide 3 year free replacement warranty.

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Does Roadside Assistance cover motorcycles or RVs?

Members receive locksmith assistance and emergency fuel delivery for RVs and motorcycles. For an additional fee, members are eligible for RV and motorcycle towing; extrication and winching, and RV tire change.5 Benefits include up to $500 toward an RV/motorcycle service call, up to $1,000 total per household per membership year.6


If you already have RV/motorcycle service and need help, call 1-800-222-4357.

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Out of pocket reimbursement

If you paid for a roadside or battery service out of pocket, you can submit a form for reimbursement. 

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Interested in providing Roadside Assistance?

Apply to become an independent service provider and team up with AAA to serve members across the U.S. and Canada.

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1As a member you may call for help as many times as you need it. Every membership year, you and all the other members of your family who join AAA are each allowed up to four (4) free calls for Roadside Assistance each. After that, a service charge applies. Free towing up to seven (7) miles from the point of breakdown or unlimited miles back to the service facility providing the service. Service is generally provided by independent service providers and is limited to the U.S. and Canada. Certain conditions and limitations apply. See the member guide for more information.

2AAA Mobile Battery Service is part of Roadside Assistance for AAA members, generally provided by independent service providers, and is only available in select areas during select hours. Batteries and battery warranties are provided by independent suppliers. The battery test and replacement service counts as one of the member’s four (4) allowable service calls per membership year. Batteries are available for most makes and models. Battery prices vary depending on vehicle make and model. Warranty valid in the United States and Canada. Copies of the warranties are available for inspection from the technician at any time upon request. Membership Roadside Assistance terms and conditions apply to mobile AAA Battery Service. See the member guide for details.

AAA Battery price is for AAA members using the AAA Mobile Battery Service only, does not include cost of required membership dues, and applies if installed during one of the member’s four (4) allowable service calls per membership year. Extra charges may apply after the member’s fourth allowable service call and for certain vehicle types requiring labor intensive installations. AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities may charge extra for testing and installation.

3Classic member pays for fuel.

4Members save 10% (up to $50) on regularly-priced parts and labor at AAA Approved Auto Repair facilities and 10% (up to $100) on regularly-priced parts and labor at AAA Car Care Centers if discount is requested. Cannot be combined with any other discount or coupon. Valid AAA membership card must be presented at time of service.

5RV and motorcycle services are not available from AAA Hawai‘i.

6Members are responsible for all costs of service above stated service call and household limits. For those who were existing members with optional RV/motorcycle Roadside Assistance as of March 31, 2020, the new dollar limit changes will not apply until their next renewal date. Until such changes are effective, members will be towed based on the towing mileage limits in effect for their RV/motorcycle assistance services for their current membership year, and there is no dollar limit on extrication and winching or RV tire change services on allowable calls. Extended Roadside Assistance services for optional RV and motorcycle services are effective seven (7) calendar days after processing, and receipt of the full payment due.


*Available for iPhone® and Android™ smartphones. Message, data and roaming rates may apply. Mobile text messages are intended for subscribers over the age of 18 and are delivered via USA short code 86792. For help email, or call 1-800-222-8794See terms and conditions, and our privacy notice. The number of messages received will depend on the frequency of your use of the Auto Club App Program. You may stop mobile subscriptions at any time by messaging STOP to short code 86792. If you text STOP we will send a single confirmation text. Must be a current member of AAA to use certain features.e.

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