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The inspector was prompt and unbelievably knowledgeable. Really helped me with my purchase decision as I was considering replacing the transmission on a 1998 Monterro. He called once the inspection was complete and gave my husband a full run through of the car and followed by sending the report later in the day. Awesome family business!
- DACIA T.
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OLD SCHOOL SERVICE AND VALUE!!!
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has earned a new customer in me...here's the story...
Auto shops get a bad rap because some of them are run by crooks, period. I was unlucky once to run into such a place. I went there for an AC charge, got talked into struts...was promised OEM stuff (not what I got)...and one lie
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to another...almost sued them.
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has renewed my faith in independent shops.
My car is a 2001 Toyota Avalon that I treat like gold. When it needed a timing belt and a new axle, I brought it to
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. Got sick of traveling to Precision Toyota in Tucson. After the initial belt replacement, the "check engine" light remained on. And the car had some major pulling issues after the axle replacement. I thought to myself, "Here we go again with independent mechanics..."
Well, I came in and got to know
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...who gave me a free rental for a couple days over the weekend in case there were any safety issues (Initial work was on 7/18/14, completed 7/21/14). The following Monday, I talked with
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, the shop manager, who had highly touted the shop and their head mechanic,
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. I was not real happy...and she could appreciate my problems...first time in and it seemed to all go wrong.
Then they showed the "old school magic".
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found out the reason the check engine light was coming on. The belt they had put in had a slightly different calibration from the original Toyota belt...at least for my model and year. So, they got the authentic one and reinstalled it. Problem solved!!
The pulling issue remained...and there were some weird noises too. All of this got worse AFTER he put in a new axle. This really peaked my skepticism. It turned out to be pure coincidence. After some clever thinking by
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and
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, they checked my strut mounts. Sure enough, there was the problem!!!
The crook that did my struts years ago? He supposedly replaced those, but he didn't. No problem,
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put in new ones, replacing both the strut mounts in the front. All the noise and pulling?? COMPLETELY GONE!!!
My Avalon is back to the way it used to be. They found a problem that had been bugging me for years...getting progressively worse...and the Toyota dealers had no clue!!!
You can guess where I bring my car from now on....
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!!! If you want old school service...to get treated like family...you just come here!!! You will be very glad you did!!
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and his crew are top notch!!! A breath of fresh air, old school treatment in a world that doesn't seem to understand what that means anymore. Thank you,
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- Jim L.
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I have used
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twice in
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and once in West Sac. Each time they have been efficient, polite, and professional. I will look to them first for my next
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check. They can process the DMV renewal for a fee. This is not true of all
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sites.
- Rob K.
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came to my house to do a jump start on my car & provide advice on it's repair.
As it would take more work & money to repair the car than it was worth he advised against any repair work.
He didn't want ot charge anything , but i gave him $20 for his advice & time.
It's good & rvery are to find an HONEST CAR MECHANIC like
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- Brett R.
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runs a professional, one-man shop. I have used him for all kinds of services, from timing belts to brakes. He does his work well, reliably, and at reasonable cost. He's the best in the valley as far as I'm concerned.
- Thomas P.
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The inspection was great.
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showed me many things that were incorrectly completed and how I could fix them. He walked me through the entire house and advised me sale fixes and warned me about the not so
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- James B.
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Honest and customer-friendly:
Bill Nibur was recommended by my neighbors - he lives in our town and has quite a following here, it appears. At any rate, my diesel's glow plug warning light started blinking while my teenage son was driving thecar. I decided that this was a problem serious enough to have the car towed to Bill's shop. Bill told me someone would look at the car immediately upon its arrival and he would get back to me with a diagnosis. Within a few hours Bill did get back to me to let me know what he thought the problem was and that it was a
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fix and that he spent almost no time on it and therefore would not be charging me for
it! Zero! I think you could say that this mechanic is honest.
And, after telling me that, he told me he would have two of his guys drive my car back to my house, which they did by the end of the day! Apparently, he often does this for my neighbors. Not sure if I should be sharing that info widely, because we don't want to
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that benefit, but it just illustrates Bill's positive, customer-friendly approach.
- STEPHANIE V.
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The waiting room is airconditioned and very clean the staff and mechanics are nice and seem very fair .I don't feel im being taken advantage of when im there the way i have felt in the past at other mechanics. I have taken my car there a few times in the past 14 months and everytime i do i feel that i am getting good service and a good deal .I would recommend this shop to anyone seeking car repair shop ,they also have other auto service needs.
- seavin B.
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I called in advance to see if they were very busy, and they said they could get me in within 10-15 minutes. I went right over and they talked with me right away to square away the paperwork. I was out the door 20 minutes later, so they were able to service my car even sooner than they had promised. This was the second time I used them, and both times were efficient, courteous, and inexpensive.
- Robin G.
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For years we've had our car serviced at a nearby garage, but they charge the same price as the dealerships charge. A friend had a repair on her car at
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last year and they seemed really good, so I called for a price on upcoming service on my car and they quoted me a price that was considerably less than what I was expecting, so I had the work done there. Nice people, the car was finished earlier than promised, and saved me money! I will definitely take my car there from now on.
- Ann Q.
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All Motor Vehicle Inspection in Mountain View, CA

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101 Auto Body

5512 Martin Luther King Jr. Way
Oakland, CA

101 Collision Center

3033 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA

101 Smog

1005 Cleveland Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

19th Ave 76 Service & Repair

1401 19th Ave
San Francisco, CA

50/50 XTREME Auto Glass , LLC

2098 Market St.
Concord, CA

A-1 Foreign Auto Repair

1544 W El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA

A-Mergency Auto Repair Center

1025 Water Street
Santa Cruz, CA

A-SUPERIOR COLLISION SHOP

300 RAILWAY AVE
Campbell, CA

AAA CAR CARE PLUS

2615 KEYSTONE AVE
Santa Clara, CA

AAMCO Transmissions

968 W Evelyn Ave
Sunnyvale, CA

AAMCO Transmissions

2345 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA

ABOVE Car Care

1753
Concord, CA

Accurate Auto Appraisers

1456 Hopkins St
Berkeley, CA

Acura of Fremont

5700 Cushing Pkwy
Fremont, CA

ADVANCE AUTO REPAIR

265 Eddy St
San Francisco, CA

Advanced Automotive, Inc.

912 W EVELYN AVE
Sunnyvale, CA

All Auto & Truck Specialists

2529 Winchester Blvd
Campbell, CA

ALL SERVICE AUTOMOTIVE

2201 Commerce Ave
Concord, CA

Allied Auto Works

1540 Miramonte Ave.
Los Altos, CA

Almaden Wrecker

5945 Almaden Expy
San Jose, CA

Alpha Omega Auto

451 1St Ave
Redwood City, CA

ANTIOCH NAPA AUTO CARE

801 SUNSET DR
Antioch, CA

Assurance Automotive Repair & Service

2850 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA

Auto Analysts

80 Welsh St
San Francisco, CA

Auto Dynamik

240 6th St
San Francisco, CA

AUTOBAHN BODY & PAINT

778 YUBA DR
Mountain View, CA

AutoBrains

25751-6 Dollar Street
Hayward, CA

Autohaus Schmid

1213 Rollins Rd
Burlingame, CA

Automotive Consultants

6225 Dublin Blvd
Dublin, CA

Autonation Honda Fremont

5780 Cushing Parkway
Fremont, CA

AutoReportCard

2225 E. Bayshore Rd
Palo Alto, CA

Autowise Car Care

35194 Alvarado-Niles
Union City, CA

B & C AUTO CENTER

1850 ALMADEN RD
San Jose, CA

B & W SERVICE CENTER

3260 26TH ST
San Francisco, CA

BAY MUFFLER

2189 OLD MIDDLEFIELD WAY
Mountain View, CA

BENICIA SMOG CENTER

3840 INDUSTRIAL WAY
Benicia, CA

Berkeley Smog Test Only CTR

1010 Carleton St.
Berkeley, CA

BEST AUTO GLASS

903 COMMERCIAL ST
San Jose, CA

Bills mobile car inspection

405 W San Carlos st
San Jose, CA

Callagy Automotive & Smog

1008 S A St
Santa Rosa, CA

Car Care Service

PO Box 1407
Alameda, CA

Car Services

2235 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

Central Automotive Service Center

1425 Autocenter Dr
Walnut Creek, CA

City Smog Check Center

5759 Winfield Blvd
San Jose, CA

Colonial Life

1401 Willow Pass Road
Concord, CA

Country Automotive

16880 Joleen Way
Morgan Hill, CA

COWDEN AUTOMOTIVE

875 FOLSOM ST
San Francisco, CA

Dandos Automotive

45554 Industrial Pl
Fremont, CA

Dannicks Automotive Care

135 N Wolfe Rd
Sunnyvale, CA

DAVES AUTO REPAIR

830 E CHARLESTON RD
Palo Alto, CA

De Anza Tow

1655 S De Anza Blvd
Cupertino, CA

Dean's Automotive

2037 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

Dinan Service

2232 Old Middle Field Way
Mountain View, CA

Dinan Service

980 Camden Ave
Campbell, CA

DIRITO BROS WC VOLKSWAGEN

2020 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA

Don Wise Autowerks

1320 Dell Ave Suite E
Campbell, CA

DUBLIN CAR TEK

6008 Dougherty Rd.
Dublin, CA

DUNCAN MOTORS

1132 BENICIA RD
Vallejo, CA

East Washington Smog

440 E Washington St
Petaluma, CA

ECO Collision

23520 Clawiter Rd
Hayward, CA

Econo Lube 'N Tune

1331 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA

El Sobrante Smog Test Only

5050 Appian Way
El Sobrante, CA

ENDO AUTOMOTIVE

405 E 4TH AVE
San Mateo, CA

Engine Works

1923 Minturn St
Alameda, CA

Enliven Nail & Spa

570 Masonic Way
Belmont, CA

Envirotech Toyota Lexus Scion Independent

1761 LESLIE ST
San Mateo, CA

EUR-ASIA MOTORS

645 BRYANT ST
San Francisco, CA

European Auto Works

629 N Mathilda Ave
Sunnyvale, CA

European Car Repair LLC

275 N Fairoaks Ave
Sunnyvale, CA

EUROPEAN MOTORS

408 1ST AVE
San Mateo, CA

EV Battery Doctor

5651 Merit Way
Fremont, CA

Firestone Complete Auto Care Store

1099 S GREEN VALLEY RD
Watsonville, CA

Flintworks

1360 White Oaks Rd
Campbell, CA

Foo Bar

San Francisco, CA

FRED'S EUROPEAN ASIAN AUTOMOTIVE

16875 Joleen Way
Morgan Hill, CA

Fremont Chevrolet

43155 Auto Mall Cir
Fremont, CA

FRIZZIE CORP. / DTS

255 Par Blvd
Richmond, CA

GEARMASTER

222 KEYES ST
San Jose, CA

Global Automotive service & repair

230 Villa St
Mountain View, CA

Greenstar Transmissions & Auto Repair

2765 Scott Blvd
Santa Clara, CA

GREG SOLOW'S ENGINE ROOM

125 FRONT ST
Santa Cruz, CA

Hans Art Automotive

3121 17th St
San Francisco, CA

Hansel Honda

1310 Auto Center Dr.
Petaluma, CA

Harding Foreign Auto Repair

502 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA

Harry's Auto Repair Inc

183 Wyoming St
Pleasanton, CA

Helmings Auto Repair

2520 Wyandotte St
Mountain View, CA

Hill Top Auto Service Inc

20 Theta Ave
Daly City, CA

HINMAN'S EVERGREEN GARAGE

3519 SAN FELIPE RD
San Jose, CA

Honda of San Leandro

1302 Marina Blvd
San Leandro, CA

Hotei Motors

464 Kenwood Ct
Santa Rosa, CA

INSIDE GARAGE INC

211 87TH ST
Daly City, CA

International Sport Motors

440 9th St
San Francisco, CA

Io Motors

2852 Soquel Ave
Santa Cruz, CA

IQ Autoworks

1436 White Oaks Rd
Campbell, CA

Jemco Inc

475 4th St
Oakland, CA

Joe's Foreign Automotive

2830 N Main St
Walnut Creek, CA

John Gardiner Automotive Inc

1023 Mission St
San Francisco, CA

John's Bascom Automotive

1305 S Bascom Ave
San Jose, CA

JQ Autotech

845 Polk St
San Francisco, CA

JSC Automotive Volkswagen Repair

60 W Barham Ave
Santa Rosa, CA

K-Tech Automotive

198 S High St
Sebastopol, CA

Karmakanix Audi, VW & Porsche

707 JONES ST
Berkeley, CA

KENCO AUTOMOTIVE

37640 CEDAR BLVD
Newark, CA

KEVIN'S AUTO REPAIR INC

1968 LEGHORN ST
Mountain View, CA

LadyParts Automotive Services LLC

3033 Middlefield Rd
Redwood City, CA

LARRY'S AUTOMOTIVE REPAIR

57 CALIFORNIA AVE
Pleasanton, CA

Larry's AutoWorks

2526 Leghorn St
Mountain View, CA

Larsen Auto Care

940 Petaluma Hill RD
Santa Rosa, CA

LaVere's VW and Audi Only

1121 Landini Lane
Concord, CA

LaVere's VW Restoration

1121 Landini Ln
Concord, CA

LOMBARDI AUTO SVC

2540 EL CAMINO REAL
Santa Clara, CA

Los Gatos Auto Service Inc

1460 White Oaks Rd
Campbell, CA

Lou's Automotive

2247 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

M&M German Car Care

6557 Crystal Springs Dr
San Jose, CA

MA Auto & Tires

21994 Mission Blvd
Hayward, CA

MacArthur Smog Check

999 MacArthur Blvd
San Leandro, CA

MADE IN JAPAN/ USA / EUROPE

2970 Winchester Blvd
Campbell, CA

Made in Japan/Europe/USA

16455 Chuch St.
Morgan Hill, CA

MARTY'S MOTORS

10929 SAN PABLO AVE
El Cerrito, CA

Meissner Automotive

811 E Charleston Rd
Palo Alto, CA

Mercedes Exclusively

350 Kiely Blvd
San Jose, CA

Michael & Company Inc

380 Lincoln Ave
San Jose, CA

MICKS AUTOMOTIVE

1257 THOMPSON AVE
Santa Cruz, CA

MILT'S SERVICE GARAGE

515 TUOLUMNE ST
Vallejo, CA

MOELLER BROTHERS BODY SHOP INC

539 LEWELLING BLVD
San Leandro, CA

Moore Buick GMC

15500 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA

Moraga Auto Care & Service

1135 Moraga Way
Moraga, CA

MT Smog Check - Star Station

210 San Jose Ave.
San Jose, CA

Newell Auto Group

3925 Alhambra ave
Martinez, Ca

Oakland Auto Works

240 W Macarthur Blvd
Oakland, CA

OVER THE TOP

825 Civic Center Dr
Santa Clara, CA

P J'S FOREIGN AUTOMOTIVE

1801 EMPIRE INDUSTRIAL CT A
Santa Rosa, CA

PACIFIC AUTO REPAIR

124 HIGHLAND AVE
Burlingame, CA

Pacific Heights Chevron Auto Repair

2500 California St
San Francisco, CA

Palo Alto 76

835 San Antonio Rd.
Palo Alto, CA

Palo Alto Shell

2200 El Camino Real
Palo Alto, CA

Pan American Collision Center

555 Burke Street
San Jose, CA

Pan American Collision Center

637 Industrial Way
Los Gatos, CA

Pan American Collision Center

10120 Bubb Rd
Cupertino, CA

Pearce Autotech

518 Brannan St & 4th
San Francisco, CA

Pit Row - The Do-It-Yourself Auto Shop

2555 Lafayette St, STE 122
Santa Clara, CA

Planet AutoWerks

45 Dore St
San Francisco, CA

POPULAR MECHANIX

252 14TH ST
San Francisco, CA

PR MOTORSPORTS

19845 CABOT BLVD
Hayward, CA

Precision Auto Care

13990 E 14th St
San Leandro, CA

Precision Automotive

4045 Broadway Ave
Oakland, CA

Precision Automotive Service Inc

439 Lambert Ave
Palo Alto, CA

Precision Motorworks

2545 Keystone Ave
Santa Clara, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care

1353 W San Carlos St.
San Jose, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care

1304 El Camino Real
Redwood City, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care

1805 El Camino Real
Santa Clara, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care

8390 Swanston Lane
Gilroy, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care 155-21

4236 Monterey Road
San Jose, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care 155-23

2295 Story Rd
San Jose, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care 155-29

810 Miramonte Ave
Mountain View, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care 155-47

1630 S. Main St.
Milpitas, CA

Precision Tune Auto Care 155-51

1220 First St
Gilroy, CA

PREFERRED AUTOMOTIVE

8460 Church St
Gilroy, CA

PROGRESSIVE COLLISION REPAIR

790 Chestnut St
San Jose, CA

Quality Tune-Up Shops

2602 Monument Blvd
Concord, CA

Quality Tune-Up Shops

4217 International Blvd
Oakland, CA

Quality Tune-Up Shops

580 W A St
Hayward, CA

Quality Tune-Up Shops

1823 Soscol Ave
Napa, CA

Quality Tune-Up Shops

1500 19th Ave
San Francisco, CA

Quik Smog

2235 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

R & C Auto Service

3596 Utah St
Pleasanton, CA

Regal Automotive

27 Augusta Dr
Rancho Mirage, CA

RENNWERKS PERFORMANCE

1070 DELL AVE
Campbell, CA

Renson Automotive

1436 White Oaks Rd
Campbell, CA

Rick's Rotary Performance

3295 Bernal Ave
Pleasanton, CA

Saab Replay

1014 carleton street
Berkeley, CA

Sanders Automotive Servicenter

256 Harbor Blvd
Belmont, CA

Skips Tire & Auto Center

970 Blossom Hill Rd
San Jose, CA

SMOG IT TEST ONLY CENTER

117 E EVELYN AVE
Mountain View, CA

SMOGUYS

5835 WINFIELD BLVD
San Jose, CA

Speedee Oil Change & Tune Up

2205 Railroad Ave
Livermore, CA

SQUARE DEAL GARAGE

2500 SAN PABLO AVE
Pinole, CA

Steves Auto Care

11820 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA

Sunnyvale Ford Lincoln

650 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, CA

SUNNYVALE FOREIGN CAR SERVICE INC

15 Pioneer Way
Mountain View, CA

SUNSET GARAGE INC

150 INDUSTRIAL WAY
Brisbane, CA

SV SMOG TESTING

287 N FAIR OAKS AVE
Sunnyvale, CA

The Car Doctor

2235 Old Middlefield Way
Mountain View, CA

The Driving Machine

PO Box 695
Cupertino, CA

Tires Import / European Motorsports

1335 Rollins Rd
Burlingame, CA

Traps Tire & Auto Center

490 Victory Ave
South San Francisco, CA

TriStar Motors LLC

701 Illinois Street,
San Francisco, CA

Truman Auto Care

17015 Monterey Rd
Morgan Hill, CA

ULTIMATE AUTO REPAIR

441 LEIGH AVE
Los Gatos, CA

Vallejo German Car Clinic

614 Tuolumne St
Vallejo, CA

VOLKSWAGEN OF HAYWARD

25115 MISSION BLVD
Hayward, CA

Walnut Creek Imports Auto Care

690 Ygnacio Valley Rd
Walnut Creek, CA

Walsh Brothers Inc

1060 Harrison st
Berkeley, ca

West Coast Auto Service

21 Bishop St.
Watsonville, CA

Wheel Works

15553 Los Gatos Blvd
Los Gatos, CA

Wheel Works Complete Auto Care

521 S B St
San Mateo, CA

WILLIAM MICHAEL AUTOMOTIVE

1800 RICHARD AVE
Santa Clara, CA

William Michael Automotive

1800 Richard Ave
Santa Clara, CA

WINCHESTER TEST ONLY

3303 WINCHESTER BLVD
Campbell, CA

ZUFFENHAUSEN AUTO

123 MILL ST
San Rafael, CA
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