Auto Repair in San Rafael and the Surrounding Areas
Even the most meticulously maintained vehicles can suffer from sudden onset car trouble, especially as the miles add up. If your vehicle has begun making weird noises, gives off a strange smell, has odd vibrations or is expressing other signs of a car problem, be sure to visit Auto Repair Specialist at your earliest convenience. When our ASE certified mechanics combine their years of experience with the latest automotive repair technology, we're able to quickly and effectively fix auto issues. Give us a call to schedule service or to request an estimate for the cost of auto repair in San Rafael or the surrounding California communities.
Diesel & Gas Engine Repair
Our expert mechanics provide professional engine repair in San Rafael for all gas and diesel powered cars and light trucks. If you've noticed an engine oil leak, increased exhaust smoke, engine knocking noises, the check engine light or a general decrease in performance or fuel efficiency, come see us for engine diagnostics. We'll complete a thorough analysis of the situation and let you know what your options are. As necessary, our engine shop can complete an engine swap to restore the driveability of your car or truck without worry of ongoing issues.
Grinding gears, delayed shifting, slipping gears and transmission fluid leaks are among the most common signs of transmission trouble. If you notice any of these issues, or have another reason to suspect a tranny problem, visit our transmission shop. We offer expert automatic transmission repair, manual transmission repair and CVT transmission repair for all makes and models. Give us a call to learn more about transmission costs for your vehicle.
It's imperative that you act quickly if you believe your car is suffering from any form of brake trouble. Common signs of an issue include a soft or spongy brake pedal, a grinding noise when braking or the illumination of the ABS dashboard light. When you visit us for a brake job we can perform brake pad replacement, brake rotor replacement, brake master cylinder repair or other services. Contact us to request an estimate for brake repair in San Rafael.
Cooling System Repair
The cooling system includes parts such as the radiator, water pump and thermostat that work together to ensure your car's engine doesn't overheat. If you notice the engine temperature gauge rising or spot white steam coming from the hood of your car, it may be time for cooling system repair. Putting off diagnostics could result in major engine repair, so visit us right away.
Tire Sales & Repairs
Auto Repair Specialist offers used and new tires in San Rafael for all types of vehicles from name brands that you know and trust, such Cooper, Hankook, Michelin and Toyo. We also offer many tire services, such as flat tire repair, tire balancing and tire rotation. Don't put off fixing or replacing tires when necessary, as healthy tires are key to safe and reliable driving.
Domestic & Foreign Auto Repair
Auto Repair Specialist services all cars, vans, SUVs and light trucks year 2000 and newer. This includes Asian, European and domestic vehicles. Among the popular makes that we regularly service are:
- Domestic Auto Repair: Chevrolet, Cadillac, GMC, Buick, Oldsmobile, Pontiac, Saturn, Hummer, Ford, Lincoln, Mercury, Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM & Plymouth
- European Auto Repair: MINI, Land Rover, Jaguar, Volvo, Saab, Alfa Romeo, FIAT, BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Porsche & Volkswagen (VW)
- Asian Auto Repair: Acura, Nissan, Honda, Mitsubishi, Mazda, Toyota, Subaru, Kia, Hyundai, Genesis, Infiniti, Lexus, Isuzu & Scion
The mechanics at Auto Repair Specialist offer full service auto repair in San Rafael for all makes and models of cars, trucks and SUVs. If you suspect car trouble for any reason, give us a call at (415) 612-3933 to schedule an appointment at our local auto repair shop. We would be happy to answer any questions or provide you with an estimate for automotive services.
"This is an honest auto repair shop. I came here once by chance over a year ago and have been making the drive from the city for car maintenance ever since. It's kind of like a diamond in the rough."
~ Daniel Y.