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Tires in Santa Cruz?

Were you wondering where you could buy tires in Santa Cruz? Now, you can buy them at Doc Auto!! Yes, we are now selling tires. We decided to add tires to our services, because we value your time. We know that our customers are busy, and care about convenience. It’s not convenient for you if we send you somewhere else to buy tires. We know you are busy with work, school, kids, errands, etc. So now we have tires for you, so we can be your one stop shop for all of your vehicles needs!! Hope to see you... read more
Engine air filters and cabin air filters

Engine air filters and cabin air filters

With all the recent fires in California, air quality has been very poor. For the motorist, this means that engine air filters and cabin air filters have been exposed to the harmful particulates in the atmosphere, requiring more frequent replacement. Staying on top of engine air filter replacement ensures maximum fuel economy. A clean air filter also protects the engine from wear as well as protecting sensitive engine sensors from damage due to particulates. Changing the cabin air filter ensures that the air coming in through the dash vents stays nice and clean. Come visit us at the shop for a filter check and/or replacement, or give us a call to make an appointment at (831)... read more

Are you looking for a mechanic in Santa Cruz?

Are you looking for a mechanic in Santa Cruz? Are you new to the area and want to find a shop that you can work with? We know that it’s hard to know where to take your vehicle, especially if you are new to the area, so we would like to invite you to come and visit our shop. We would love to meet you and show you around. We’ll introduce you to our Mechanics and our Manager. You will be able to ask us questions, so that you can decide if we are a good fit for you! Hope to meet you... read more

When is it time to replace my shocks and struts?

When is it time to replace my shocks and struts? This is a great question…here at Doc Auto we recommend replacing them every 75,000 miles. I had them replaced on my car not to long ago, and it was amazing, it felt like I was driving a brand new car. You don’t notice that they are wearing out, because it happens slowly over time. Did you know that new shocks/struts reduces your braking distance? They also help in the stability of your vehicle. So if you haven’t had them replaced and your vehicle has over 75,000 miles, now is a great time to have them replaced. Why? Because it’s Shocktober!! Which means you buy 3 and get one for free through the end of October! So give us a call, (831) 600-7732, and we will get you in as soon as possible, and you will feel what it’s like to drive a new car... read more

Are your windows stuck up or down?

Are your windows stuck up or down, and you are wondering where you can get them fixed? Well, look no further, we can take care of that for you. We will need to remove the door panel, and then determine what part has failed. As soon as we do, we will call you with an estimate for the repair, and also let you know how long we will need your vehicle for. Most of the time the parts are readily available, but with some, it can take a day or so. We will gather all of this information before we call you, so that you will know what to expect. If being without your vehicle is a problem, we do have a shuttle service to help bring you where you need to go. So, let’s get that window working properly before the rain sets... read more

Planning on buying a used car?

Do you live in Santa Cruz and are you planning on buying a used car? If so, please get a pre-buyer’s inspection done, either at our shop, or another shop you trust. Most cars in the used auto market have had multiple owners, and have They get detailed and look great, but the damage is there, and you need a professional to look at it, before you purchase it. So please give us a call 425-481-1739 and we will be happy to do the inspection for... read more