Vehicle Repairs

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

Second Opinion Mechanic St Paul, MN

St. Paul Automotive provides free second opinions for all types of auto repair. If you have taken your car to another mechanic and have either developed concerns about that shop’s assessment of your car’s issue or if you simply want to make sure the assessment is accurate, come see us. We have worked hard to establish our shop as a reliable and trustworthy source of automotive maintenance and repair. Our second opinions are based on honesty, experience, and automotive expertise. We have been in business since 1980 and have been successful as much because of the trust we have cultivated in our customers as our expertise in automotive matters. 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

Car Maintenance Prior To Your Next Road Trip

This time of year many vehicle owners start planning their next road trip adventures. As the price of airlines tickets increase, many people are choosing to drive to their summer vacation destination. No matter what type of road trip you may be planning, the first thing on your checklist should be to get your vehicle seen at St. Paul Automotive for road trip car maintenance. No matter what type of vehicle you own or how many miles happen to be on it, getting it checked before a long trip is a crucial component to your safety and the longevity of your vehicle. Continue reading

Vehicle Air Conditioning Charge St. Paul, MN

Summertime and the living is easy in St. Paul, MN…or is it? The weather temperature in St. Paul, MN can reach high temperatures during the warm months of the year. Is your car ready for that kind of weather? At St. Paul Automotive, we want to make sure all of our customers are prepared for the summer heat! That’s why we are offering A/C charging for any and all types of vehicles in St. Paul, MN. Continue reading