Santee Auto Repair

We work on all foreign and domestic vehicles (154 ) reviews
(619) 596-9999
Mon - Fri: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
open Saturday by appointment only

Loaner Cars

available by request

Free check engine

light testing

Santee Smart Repair and Service

Import Auto Service, located less than a mile from the Mission Gorge Road exit in Santee, CA, is a family-owned business is your one-stop Smart Car Service San Diego repair shop that specializes in servicing European and Asian cars. Whatever the year and make of your car, we address all your Smart Car service needs through providing a full range of auto repairs, from major transmission repair, to clutch failures and scheduled maintenance.

Santee Smart Repair and Service - Import Auto Service

Common issues to look for in your Smart Car include the following

  • Power window switch failure
  • Transmission failure
  • Vibration due to damaged engine mounts
  • Air Conditioning Problems
  • Battery or electrical system issues
  • Clutch replacement

General maintenance tips for your Smart Car

  • Regularly change oil and air filter (every 3-4k miles for regular oil, every 5-8k miles for synthetic)
  • Rotate your tires every 5-8k miles
  • Check tire pressure and fluids
  • Check timing belts every 25k miles
  • Replace other belt every 100k miles
  • Check battery terminals and electrical signals
  • Flush cooling system once per year
  • Check brake pads and rotors regularly
  • Replace fluid and bleed brake system once per year
  • Regularly check and top off fluids

Benefits of regular maintenance

  • Lower maintenance costs over time
  • Longevity of vehicle
  • Better gas mileage
  • Increase resale value (be sure to document all services)

At Import Auto Service, we value our loyal Smart Car customers and pride ourselves on providing exceptional service. To make an appointment, simply fill out our online request form or give us a call, and we’ll take care of the rest!

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