If getting your imported car fixed is a hassle now, just wait: it could get worse.

Demand for imported car repair service may be growing too fast for traditional establishments to keep up, according to John Ayers of Allied Aftermarket Division, which markets auto products.Since the 1970s, import car sales have increased dramatically. As many of these cars enter their "prime repair age," they need more service. The result: demand for foreign car service is growing five times as fast as for domestic cars.