Vehicle Repairs

Transmission Installation and Repairs by Me

St. Paul Automotive offers local transmission installation and repairs in St. Paul, MN. Your vehicle’s transmission could be described as its heart or its brain because of its importance to the drivability of your vehicle. The bottom line is that without a well-functioning transmission your car or truck is at risk of failure. Not all auto repair shops are qualified to provide transmission installation or transmission repairs, but St. Paul Automotive has the experience, expertise, and qualifications to cover all of your transmission needs. 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

Front Wheel Drive Repair Shop

Do you have a front wheel drive vehicle? If so, you’ll likely need to have it repaired from time to time. If you’re in need of a reputable front wheel drive repair shop, look no further than our team of certified mechanics at St. Paul Automotive. We’ve been in the St. Paul area for decades and are a family owned auto repair shop ready to serve your needs. 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

Is Your Vehicle Ready For a St Paul Winter

With winter quickly approaching, there’s a lot to do to get prepared. While you may first think of preparing your home for the winter, you also want to prepare your cars for winter weather as well. If you’re not very handy when it comes to vehicle maintenance and repairs, why not leave the winter weather preparation for your cars up to the experts. As an auto repair shop since 1980 in St. Paul, MN, our team at St. Paul Automotive knows what it takes to keep your cars protected from winter weather. Continue reading

Warped Rotor Replacement

Have you been told that you need new rotors on your vehicle? If a rotor becomes warped it can result in diminished brake performance when the brake pads clamp onto a damaged rotor or disk. Though you probably won’t be able to see rotor warpage, you will probably be able to feel it. Brakes are one of the most important safety features on any car, truck, van or SUV. Bring your vehicle in to St. Paul Automotive if you notice a vibration or shutter when pressing on the brake pedal. Our mechanics can provide you with a comprehensive brake inspection to determine whether or not the rotor is warped and in need of replacement by one of our reliable auto mechanics. Continue reading

Second Opinions On Any Auto Repair Service Quote

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting in an auto mechanic’s shop staring at an extremely expensive auto repair bill. Many times you simply pull out your charge card and pay to have the work performed, but is that really your only option? At St. Paul Automotive, we’d like to think that you still have options, even if you’re staring at an expensive auto repair bill. While the service may be necessary, there’s no harm in getting a second opinion on virtually any auto repair. Continue reading

Scheduling Fall Vehicle Maintenance Appointments Now

Doesn’t the fall always seem so busy? While most would think that things would slow down after running around all summer long, it’s just not the case! While we know that you have a lot on your plate this fall season, remember that you can’t do any of it without a properly functioning vehicle! At St. Paul Automotive, we offer fall vehicle maintenance to all of our customers around town. This time of year is a crucial time for maintenance on your vehicles. With winter just around the corner, the last thing you need is an unexpected problem with your car. So let us here at St. Paul Automotive serve you and give you the quality car care that you deserve. Continue reading