Knowing that visibility is key to safe driving, the experts at Marin Auto Glass ensure no flaw can be found in a car's glass parts. Vehicles with cracked back windows or windshields chipped by confused woodpeckers will roll out of their shop looking new again. The technicians also install tinted window film to ward off the sun. And if a client doesn’t have the time to come to the shop, techs will show up for a home visit.
The Diamond Certified lube shop—which opened its work bays in 1987 and still employs techs who have been there for more than 20 years—houses bottles of Pennzoil Conventional ready for use during 10-minute engine injections. If desired, drivers can upgrade to synthetic oil for an additional charge.
Drawing on half a century of automotive service, Midas helps drivers to prolong vehicle vigor with factory-recommended maintenance services. Mechanics pop car hoods to perform oil changes with standard and temperature-durable full synthetic solutions, taking time to inspect belts, hoses, fluids, and the air conditioner's resident penguin. Armed with EPA- and CARB-complying catalytic converters, the staff helps to shrink harmful emissions during muffler and exhaust-system checks. Trained technicians augment brake services with lifetime guarantees and curate healthy, evenly worn tires with rotations or replacements from Falken, Cooper, Michelin, and BFGoodrich.
Owner and mechanic Victor Amaya brings a decade of experience to AmayaS’ Auto Repair, where foreign and domestic cars can hop on a lift and forget their problems. Victor and his crew offer services that run the gamut from basic oil changes and tune-ups to replacements for finicky brakes, axles, and alternators. The technicians can also root out the causes of motor troubles and run diagnostics for the check-engine light, which typically illuminates when a good Samaritan leaves a cash prize under a car’s hood.
The ASE-certified mechanics at A1 Imports Autoworks keep both foreign and domestic vehicles humming smoothly down thoroughfares. Helmed by JP Cadoux, a seasoned motorsports enthusiast with professional racing experience, the auto-savvy team of techs brings a love for all things automotive to every oil change and tune-up. The staff, which specializes in BMW rebuilds, skillfully cares for coaches of any make and model. For quick care, A1 also performs basic work such as oil changes in about 45 minutes, or approximately the time it takes to microwave, eat, and regret 15 Hot Pockets.
At 70 miles per hour, your tires are the only thing keeping you from skidding across the highway like a holiday sled. It's only fair that you keep them well maintained. That's where 76 Autocare comes in. Skilled 76 technicians can mount, rotate, and balance tires—and then teach them how to roll over for good measure. Clients can also supplement wheel services with dent removal, oil changes, or a swift system flush.