Auto Shop

Can You Drive a Car With an Oil Leak?

Unfortunately, we all don’t have gobs of money lying around when our car begins to give us trouble. If your car is beginning to show major signs of trouble such as an oil leak, you’re likely thinking it’s finally time to start looking for a new vehicle. While this could be the case, there could be a scenario where your car could be repaired as well. At St Paul Automotive, we offer all types of auto repair service and would be happy to take a look at your oil leak to determine if it’s something that could easily be fixed or if repairing the problem wouldn’t be a wise financial move on your part. Continue reading

Understanding the Importance of Regular Vehicle Maintenance

If you own a car, you likely understand that it can break down from time to time. While car trouble is never convenient, there are a variety of vehicle maintenance tasks you can do to help prevent major car problems from ever occurring in the first place. At St. Paul Automotive, our team of certified mechanics can diagnose your car problems, but more importantly perform regular vehicle maintenance to ensure your car is always running in tip top shape! Continue reading

Brake and Rotor Replacement

If there’s one thing on a vehicle that must be in absolute working order, we hope it’s the brakes. Brakes are an essential part of the car and should always be in working order. At St. Paul Automotive, we don’t want you or your vehicle to end up looking like the end of a thriller movie scene where the brakes completely go out. There are plenty of warning signs that tell you it may be time for brake and rotor replacement. At St. Paul Automotive, we are your local brake and rotor replacement repair shop that will get you back on the road safely. Continue reading

Car Repair Shop

Choosing a local car repair shop is almost as difficult as choosing a doctor. You want someone that you can trust, but you also want someone that won’t charge you an arm and a leg. If you’re new to the area, or just looking to switch mechanics, it may be time to give the team at St. Paul Automotive a call today. We’ve been in business for more than 30 years and have developed a reputation as always being a fair and honest auto repair shop. Continue reading

Alternator Replacement St. Paul MN

When your vehicle’s alternator fails, it can be difficult for some mechanics to identify and diagnose the problem. Unfortunately, because the alternator is just one component of your vehicle’s electrical system, it’s only one piece of the electrical puzzle that could be to blame when something in your electrical system goes wrong. Whether it’s your lights, your battery, your radio, your windshield wipers, or any other electronic mechanism in your car, if it’s failing, it could be caused by a failing alternator. If you think your alternator needs replacing, come have your vehicle inspected by the mechanics at St. Paul Automotive. Servicing the St. Paul and Minneapolis, Minnesota, area for more than 35 years, our mechanics have enough experience to find the problem with your alternator the first time. Continue reading

Car & Truck Engine Replacement Shop St. Paul

When it comes to engine replacement, you don’t want to choose just any auto repair shop to handle this project. Before choosing an auto repair shop for your engine replacement needs, you must do your homework to make sure that they have experience handling this type of repair. If you are in the St. Paul, MN area, there’s no better engine replacement shop than our fine team at St. Paul Automotive. From the minute you decide to put your faith in our engine replacement shop, you become part of the family! Continue reading

Automotive Air Conditioning Testing & Repair St. Paul

At St. Paul Automotive, we believe that all of our customers should be put first. We want to make sure that you aren’t only comfortable while you are visiting us, but also comfortable in your vehicle. A simple amenity, like your air conditioning unit, should always be available for use. Honestly, if you’ve ever had your AC unit go out during the dead heat of summer, it’s likely you understand that this simple amenity is something that we all can take for granted. At St. Paul Automotive, we perform AC testing and repairs for any and all vehicles that need it. Continue reading

Oil and Filter Change St Paul

If you take reasonably good car of your car, and are vigilant about changing the oil and filter as recommended, you can dramatically extend the life of your car. The simplicity and importance of regularly scheduled oil and filter changes cannot be overstated, yet many people still neglect this simple act of auto maintenance. On top of all that, the cost of changing the oil and replacing the filter is among the least expensive services offered by auto shops. Continue reading

Diagnostics for Check Engine Light

Modern cars are more complex than ever before. If the days of burying your head under the hood of your car in your driveway are not completely over, they do seem to be fewer and farther between.  One of the best examples of modern cars’ new complexity is the check engine light.  When that light begins to shine, many people begin to worry.  But because the check engine light can communicate dozens, if not hundreds, of possible engine issues, it is important to have your car serviced by a reliable and trustworthy auto repair shop.  St. Paul Automotive works hard to establish trust in our customers by providing reliable diagnostics when your check engine light comes on. Continue reading

Reasonably Priced Engine Mechanic near St. Paul

St. Paul Automotive, located in the heart of St. Paul, is one of the best engine mechanics in Minnesota.  We provide reasonably priced repairs and our staff is always honest with our customers about the nature of the repairs that are needed.  We value your business and understand that the best way to keep you coming back is to give you excellent service at a reasonable price.  We offer a full range of engine repair services, from minor repairs and major overhauls to diagnostics and troubleshooting.  Cars are expensive investments, and we understand that.  So we price our repairs reasonably and competitively so that our success is tied to business volume, rather than high profit margins on individual repairs. Continue reading