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2844 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062

831-464-2269
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  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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831-464-2269 | 2844 Soquel Ave Santa Cruz, CA 95062

Car Care: Auto Maintenance Services

Car Care: Auto Maintenance Services

Catalpa Street Garage LLC. in Santa Cruz, CA 95062 is a full-service preventative maintenance and auto repair center, providing comprehensive car care services for your domestic or import vehicle to keep it running at full power. For questions, contact us at 831-464-2269 or send us an email, and our experts will help determine what needs to be done.

Our basic auto maintenance services include:

30/60/90K Mileage Maintenance
As time goes by, various auto repair and maintenance needs come up at different intervals. Most manufacturers recommend car maintenance in intervals of 30,000 miles. This is the 30/60/90K mile schedule (issued by the manufacturers to car owners). Trust the experts at Catalpa Street Garage LLC. to keep you on schedule, and help you preserve the condition of the vehicle, optimize its performance, and increase its resale value. The 30/60/90K service includes the following:

  • Fluid replacements
  • Oil and Filter changes
  • Tire rotation, spin balance, and pressure adjustments
  • Inspection of parts and systems - gears, tires, brake pads, belts, hoses, etc.
  • With higher mileage: spark plugs, belts, timing belts when applicable

Belts
A fan belt, also known as a drive belt, is a belt connecting your car's engine to the front mounted accessories. The fan belt rotates the water pump and engine fan, which maintains a cool environment for the engine and its components. Sooner or later, your vehicle's fan belts will dry out and crack. When you are ready for a replacement you can count on Catalpa Street Garage LLC. for all your vehicle's repair needs.

You not only have to get the belts replaced with quality ones but you should have the work done by experts. To have the belts replaced by auto cooling and heating experts - and get your car driving right - visit Catalpa Street Garage LLC. today. The mechanics at Catalpa Street Garage LLC. will thoroughly inspect your car's belts; replace all worn belts; and adjust the installed belts.

Check Engine Light
No one likes to see their car's "Check Engine" light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At Catalpa Street Garage LLC., we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at 831-464-2269 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

Factory Recommended Service/Maintenance
Automotive and auto parts come with a factory recommended service and maintenance schedule. The manufacturer will tell you how often to service or replace an auto part. At Catalpa Street Garage LLC., we offer factory recommended service/maintenance. Our highly skilled auto mechanics offer comprehensive knowledge and experience. At Catalpa Street Garage LLC., all your factory recommended service/maintenance needs are handled with the latest diagnostic equipment. Remember, we work on all American and imported vehicles (either diesel or gas engines).

Headlight and Bulb Replacement
To maintain maximum visibility (and keep you safe), you should always make sure that your vehicle's headlight bulbs are in good working condition. Although replacing faulty headlight bulbs is a simple and quick process (takes very little time), you need to rely on an experienced auto mechanic to handle your headlight and bulb replacement. This way, you will have quality bulbs installed by experts. Remember, it is a critical part of your car's maintenance and your safety. For all your headlight and bulb replacement needs, call or visit Catalpa Street Garage LLC. today.

Hoses
Hoses transfer coolant and antifreeze throughout the engine's cooling system (including the radiator). Sooner or later, your vehicle's hoses will dry out and crack. When you are ready for a replacement you can count on Catalpa Street Garage LLC. for all your vehicle's repair needs.

You not only have to get the hoses replaced with quality ones but you should have the work done by experts. To have the hoses replaced by auto cooling and heating experts - and get your car driving right - visit Catalpa Street Garage LLC. today. The mechanics at Catalpa Street Garage LLC. will thoroughly inspect your car's hoses; replace all worn hoses; and adjust the installed hoses.

Oil, Lube, and Filter
To keep running smoothly, your car highly relies on oil, lube, and oil filters. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. Your car needs an oil, lube, and filter change every three months (or 3,000 miles). When it is time for a lube, oil, or filter change, take your vehicle to Catalpa Street Garage LLC. in Santa Cruz, CA 95062.

Wiper Blade Replacement
Visibility is very important to safe driving. Having properly functioning wipers can help keep you safer on the road. If your car's wipers are not wiping well or are leaving lines, have them replaced immediately. To have wiper blades fitted on your vehicle, call 831-464-2269 or visit Catalpa Street Garage LLC. today. We will fit your car with high quality and effective wiper blades.



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reviewiconProfessional Service
Car & Truck Care, near Santa Cruz, CA
06/08/2021

I loved being able to drop my car off after hours. They were *exceedingly* professional and got the work done quick! Will definitely be going back for future maintenance.



reviewiconHonest and Fair
Car & Truck Care, near Santa Cruz, CA

I brought my 4 series to Catalpa after getting a laundry list type quote from the dealership that included $100 for "standard scope" (running a scan); new key battery, which isn't needed; new wipers even though there's no rain and I'm driving 3 miles a week in the pandemic; and spark plugs that are not due for another 20,000 miles. Catalpa performed the work that was actually needed for roughly 43% less than the dealer's quote with honesty, promptness, and professionalism.



reviewiconHelpful and Professional
Car & Truck Care, near Santa Cruz, CA

Extremely helpful and professional. As I am from out of town, the gentlemen at Catalpa Street Garage worked with my BMW shop back home to make sure my X5 is perfectly serviced and dependable. I would recommend them to my dearest friends.



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I have been taking my BMW to Catalpa Street since 2006 and they have been great. Honest, fair, reliable and friendly. I have been hanging on to my car because I good mechanic is hard to find. Once this one dies, it will be another BMW for me and Catalpa Street will be servicing that one too!
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