Services

At Dave's Auto repair you can be sure that your vehicle will be serviced with state of the art equipment and by expertly trained technicians who understand exactly what it takes to keep your car or truck running smoothly. So call today if you need an oil change, smog, need your brakes checked or need help diagnosing a problem.


Car Care Services with 30 Point Courtesy Inspection

(for cars, light trucks, vans, diesel and hybrid vehicles)

  • Oil and Filter Change·                       
  • Check Brakes
  • Check Belts
  • Check Hoses
  • Check Cooling System
  • Using Test Strips for PH on Coolant and Brake Fluid Test for Contaminants
  • Rotate Tires as Needed
  • Please ask a Service Writer for a Complete Listing of Inspection Details
  • Mileage and Service History Followed For Reminders and Follow up.
  • E-mail Service Reminders Recommended

Engine Diagnostics                                                                            
  •  Check Engine Light, Diagnose Trouble Codes (DTC)
  •  Check Engine Light On will trigger a Smog Test Failure, Repairs Available
  •  Fuel Injection Service
  • Spark Plug Replacement under Manufacturer Recommendations
  • Spark Plug Wire Replacement as Needed
  • Diagnose Misfires (Rough Idle, Lack of Power, etc.)
  • Check and Adjust Timing On Older Vehicles
  • Repair Running Rough Issues
  • Repair Engine Fuel Leaks

Transmission Service

  • Fluid Exchange
  • Filter Replacement
  • Manufacturer recommended transmission fluid
  • Road Test for transmission operation and up-shift points
  • Re-check transmission fluid, top off as needed


Complete Cooling System Service and Repair   

  • Repair and/or replace most radiators
  • Check Belts and Hoses
  • Replace worn drive belts as needed
  • Check Radiator Cap Seals
  • Check Coolant using Test Strips for correct PH balance
  • Coolant Exchange with Manufacturer Recommended Fluids
  • Repair Engine Coolant Leaks
  • Cooling System Operation
  • Thermostat Operation
  • Verify Operating Temperatures      
  • Check Cooling Fan Operation


Brakes
  • Remove Front and Rear Wheels
  • Inspect Brake Pads and/or Shoes
  • Brake Fluid Leaks Checked, Wheel Cylinders, Brake Calipers, Brake Lines and Hoses, Brake Master Cylinder

Air Conditioning and Heating Service and Repair

(AC System Aids in Defrosting Windows in Winter)

  • Check Air Conditioning Compressor for Normal Operation
  • Check Cooling Temperatures Out of Vents
  • Check Freon Pressures
  • Check AC Compressor Belt
  • Recharge AC Freon
  • Dye Added to Observe Leaks
  • Check Heater Hoses and Clamps
  • Replace Heater Cores if Leaking
  • Check Blend Door Operation

Timing Belt Replacement

  • Following Manufacturer Mileage Recommendation Replacement (On vehicles with Timing Belts)
  • Install New Timing Belt
  • Check and Replace Belt Tensioning Pulleys
  • Install New Water Pump at Replacement (this Saves Labor Costs)
  • Check for Oil Leaks at Cam and Crank Shaft Seals as Needed
  • Check and Replace Cracked or Worn Drive Belts at No Extra Charge
  • Road Test Vehicle for Proper Operation


Buying a Used Car?  Pre-purchase Vehicle Inspection for Used Vehicles

  • Minor or Major Inspection Depending on Vehicle Mileage
  • Smog Test Vehicle for Transfer of Ownership
  • Road Test Vehicles for Proper Operation
  • Provide a List of Needed Repairs if Necessary


Additional Services Available

  • Brake Service and Repair
  • Check Charging Systems and Batteries Replaced as Necessary
  • Repair of Electric Window Mechanisms
  • Repair Power Door Locks
  • Replace and Repair Headlights, Running Lights and Stop Lights
  • Electrical Issues Repaired as Needed
  • Diagnose and Repair and Replace Fuel Pumps, Fuel Injectors as Needed

Additional Services are available and our Service Team will be happy to assist you with your vehicle needs.