Author: Robert Swedeen

Shocks and Strut Installation Shop

At St. Paul Automotive, we believe in being a well-rounded Minnesota repair shop. From maintenance and repairs, to rebuilding an entire system, our professionals here at St. Paul Automotive have you covered. It’s no surprise that vehicles here in St. Paul, MN are built to endure our weather and road conditions. A vital component to keeping your ride smooth and your vehicle safe is a properly running suspension system. St. Paul Automotive is proud to be a shock and strut installation shop that can handle all of your suspension system needs. Continue reading

Potholes and Your Vehicle

Living in St. Paul, MN, we’ve all hit our fair share of potholes. While everyone knows that hitting a pothole isn’t necessarily good for your vehicle, many people wonder what makes it so bad. At St. Paul Automotive, we’ve seen the worst of the worst pothole repercussions. We’ve also seen vehicles that weren’t bad initially but because they hit those potholes continuously, damage was done. If you live in St. Paul, Minnesota and your daily route has a considerable amount of pot- holes, you may want to consider changing your route or at least, come see our professionals here at St. Paul Automotive. Continue reading

Muffler Repair Shop by Me

St. Paul Automotive is a local Muffler Repair Shop that will get your vehicle back on the road quickly. Whether you are new to the area or a St. Paul resident for life, it is important to find a vehicle repair shop that you can trust. St. Paul Automotive performs comprehensive muffler and exhaust repairs that keep your vehicle in good working order, and those repairs go a long way towards keeping our St. Paul air clean. Continue reading

Tire Mounting and Repair

St. Paul Automotive offers the residents of St. Paul, Minnesota essential high-quality automotive services, including tire mounting and repair. Early winter is the ideal time to get new tires for your vehicle. As we enter the harsh winter months in Minnesota, new tires will provide you the traction you will need to safely travel the cold, snowy, and icy roads of our beautiful state. Continue reading

Winter Tune Up for my Car

The winter months in St. Paul, MN can be very difficult on a vehicle, especially one that is not properly maintained. Finding yourself stranded on the side of the road during the winter because of a vehicle issue is far from ideal. So, if you are looking to be proactive when it comes to your vehicle, consider dropping your vehicle off at St. Paul Automotive for a winter tune up. Continue reading

Heater Fan or Heater Core Issues

When you turn on the heat in your vehicle, does it barely come out of the vents? If increasing the fan speed doesn’t seem to strengthen the heat entering your vehicle, then you may be dealing with heater fan or heater core issues. This can be especially stressful living in the St. Paul, MN area because of the cold temperatures that hit this region. The good news is that our team at St. Paul Automotive is here to handle your heater fan or heater core issues in a timely manner. Continue reading

Chuck Holes And Wheel Bearing Replacement

As the weather begins to cool here in the St Paul, MN area, it’s time to think about getting your vehicle ready for the winter. Between the many chuck holes that line St. Paul streets as well as the multiple feet of snow that we can all expect this winter, your wheel bearings can really take a beating! If you feel that your car isn’t driving properly, it could be due to a number of issues. In this blog we’ll go over a few signs that you may be in the market for wheel bearing replacement. At St. Paul Automotive, we’ve been providing full service auto repair services to area residents for decades. Should you have any issues with your alignment or wheel bearings, we’d be happy to provide you with a free, no obligation estimate to help “steer you in the right direction”. Continue reading

Alignment Services after Tie Rod Replacement

We take a lot for granted about our vehicles, which is a testament to the marvels of engineering that they are. The modern automobile’s technology is extremely advanced, especially when compared to the vehicles that were produced many years ago. However, even with all of the advancements in technology, vehicles are still made up of a large number of simple parts that perform simple and essential functions. One of these parts is the tie rod. St. Paul Automotive can check and replace your tie rods when needed and then complete alignment services to ensure that your car is safe to drive. Continue reading

Your First Call for St. Paul Auto Repairs

There are many advantages of using a locally owned auto shop with deep ties to your community. For St. Paul Automotive, these ties are made deeper by our love of St. Paul and its citizens, as well as the commitment we have made to being the most knowledgeable auto repair technicians in the area. This is why we think St. Paul Automotive should be your first call for St. Paul auto repairs. Continue reading

Top 5 Signs it is Time for new Tires

If you’ve ever owned a vehicle for a substantial amount of time, it’s likely you’ve dealt with getting new tires. So many places will try and sell you on new tires before your vehicle truly needs them. Likewise, some people will go too long before replacing their tires and damage can be done. Somewhere in between those two extremes, there’s a nice middle ground. At St. Paul Automotive, we are happy to be your sweet spot, middle ground for new tires. Here are our top five signs it is time for new tires if you live in St. Paul, MN. Continue reading