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Chevrolet Service and Repair in Albany CA

Adams Autoworx Albany offers complete Chevrolet diagnostics, maintenance services and repairs. Whether your Chevy Cruze needs oil change, or your Silverado 2500 needs new brakes, our nationally ASE certified technicians will get your vehicles back in top shape and ready for the road. At Adams Autoworx Albany we highly recommend following Chevrolet recommended schedule of service. Regular service keeps you vehicle in top shape, and gives us an opportunity to spot developing problems before they result in major repairs or breakdowns. With all services and repairs we perform a complimentary digital vehicle inspection, so that you are up-to-date on the overall condition of your Chevrolet. If your Chevy needs diagnostics, our highly skilled technicians will use state-of-the-art digital diagnostic tools to find the cause of the problems exhibited by your vehicle. At that point, we will inform you of the root cause of the problem, and provide you with a written estimate of the cost of repai ... read more

Tesla Wheel Alignment in Albany, CA

Tesla wheel alignment is among the Tesla services you will find at Adams Autoworx Albany. Tesla vehicles may need alignment for a variety of reasons – perhaps the tires are wearing unevenly, or you just replaced all four tires, or maybe your Tesla bumped into a curb or drove over a nasty pothole – any one of these events could necessitate wheel alignment. At Adams Autoworx Albany, a family owned and operated Alban car care facility, Tesla owners will find nationally ASE certified technicians and as well as high end wheel alignment equipment to allow for rapid and accurate wheel alignment service. Proper wheel alignment is important for a number of reasons – it provides smoother ride, prevents premature tire wear (especially important for Tesla vehicles, which, as all EVs, are hard on tires), and allows for better control over the vehicle. So if your Tesla needs wheel alignment (or if you are not sure – we can perform alignment check for you), call Adams Autow ... read more

Prius Water Pump Replacement in Albany, CA

Will your Prius Hybrid need water pump replacement? Chances are the answer is “Yes”.  There are two reasons for this assertion – Prius vehicles have multiple water pumps, and Prius vehicles last a long time. Put these two factors together, and Prius water pump replacement is almost a certainty. At Adams Autoworx Albany we offer comprehensive Prius services, including Prius water pump replacement. Our technicians are highly trained and intimately familiar with Prius vehicles. So whether your Prius needs replacement of the heater core pump, the inverter coolant pump, or the engine water pump, our nationally ASE certified technicians can diagnose the problem, and get your Prius ready for the road. Naturally we offer complimentary digital vehicle inspection with any service or repair, and all work performed at our Albany auto care facility is backed by industry leading 36 month / 36,000 mile nationwide warranty. Adams Autoworx in Albany is a family owned auto repai ... read more

Fall Auto Tune Up in Alabny, CA

Fall Auto Tune Up in Albany, CA Most modern cars are self-tuning in large measure - the onboard computers adjust air intake, timing, richness of the air-fuel mixture, and many other parameters. So the traditional tune-up has become a thing of the past. Still we highly recommend a "Fall tune-up" - since there are still plenty of components and systems that need a professional mechanic to inspect, adjust, and make sure that the vehicle is ready for the wet roads that the Autumn brings.  When it comes to wet roads, first thing to check is the condition of the tires - the main concern is that the tread depth is sufficient to properly remove water from under the tires, to prevent hydroplaning and loss of control over the vehicle.  When talking about vehicle control, suspension needs to be checked as well, since worn suspension can significantly increase braking distance. While we are talking about braking distance, a brake inspection is a good idea as well ( unless yo ... read more

Toyota Power Steering Fluid Replacement in Albany, CA

Every vehicle comes with a power steering system that allows us to turn the steering wheel quickly and easily. Like many other systems in the car, the power steering requires fluid to keep its different parts (including valves, pistons, hoses and power pumps) working. Without the power steering fluid, turning the steering wheel of your Toyota would be difficult, and it would only be a matter of time before the pump and other related components would get damaged. While this fluid doesn’t get burnt off like motor oil, grit and grime can accumulate over time. When this happens, the fluid loses its effectiveness and needs to be replaced. Signs your Toyota is due for a power steering fluid replacement service Most of us acknowledge the importance of changing the power steering fluid but not many know when to do that. The following are signs that usually indicate that it’s time to change the power steering fluid. Manufacturer’s recommendation ... read more

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