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2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

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Welcome to Main Street Automotive

Premium Automotive Service in Walnut Creek, CA

At Main Street Automotive, we are proud to have over 35 years of experience providing top-quality automotive repair service in Walnut Creek. Auto repair service is never too far away because our convenient, centralized location allows us to serve many surrounding local communities. From Lafayette to Concord, Clayton to Moraga, you are never more than 10 miles away from the best auto repair and transmission service in the area! We are also easily accessible from I-680 and Ygnacio Valley Road and we are located within walking distance of the BART public transportation stop. For more information on our location, discover how to find our shop.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Walnut Creek, we are totally confident that Main Street Automotive is the best option in town!

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Main Street Automotive
2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 945-0691
Mon-Fri: 8am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Main Street Automotive
2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 945-0691
Mon-Fri: 8am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Serving the Walnut Creek area since 1984

Why Choose Main Street Automotive

Since our beginning, our team has been dedicated to providing the most pleasant, leisurely customer experience possible. We understand that auto repair can be stressful and inconvenient, so we offer a clean, comfortable waiting area with free WiFi access so that you can make the most of your time during your vehicle’s auto repair. Main Street Automotive also offers a free morning shuttle service and can provide you discounted loaner cars through Hertz. We are happy to provide you with everything you need for a hassle-free, quality service!

  • AC Delco Service Center
  • Leading 2 Year/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • Custom Repair & Service
  • ASE Masters Technicians
  • Morning Shuttle Service
  • Serving Walnut Creek, CA since YEAR

The Absolute Best Car Service in Walnut Creek, CA

What sets Main Street Automotive apart from all of the others in Walnut Creek, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Walnut Creek, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Main Street Automotive, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Walnut Creek auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Walnut Creek, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2016 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
61,632
Service Date
6/18/2021
Services Performed
  • Raise vehicle. Remove engine oil drain plug and drain fluid. Remove and replace engine oil filter with new filter. Fill crankcase with fresh synthetic oil. Start engine, then shut off and recheck fluid level. Top off as needed up to 5 quarts. Other noteworthy items: Front tires are worn beyond service life, and have uneven tire wear. Recommend customer purchase new tires then bring back for an alignment.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
 
Edward O. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/22/2021

2014 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
100,432
Service Date
6/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Raise vehicle. Remove engine oil drain plug and drain fluid. Remove and replace engine oil filter with new filter. Fill crankcase with fresh synthetic oil. Start engine, then shut off and recheck fluid level. Top off as needed up to 5 quarts.
  • Disconnected battery terminal. Removed bolt for coil pack. Removed coil pack. Removed spark plug. Installation is the reverse order of removal and same procedure was followed for the rest of the spark plugs.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
  • DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND REMOVE PAN TO ACCESS AND REPLACE FILTER (IF APPLICABLE) REPLACE PAN/DRAIN PLUG AND REFILL TRANSMISSION WITH REGULAR ATF. START CAR AND CHECK FLUID LEVELS.
 
Mycol H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/17/2021

2018 Jeep Wrangler JK

Jeep Wrangler JK

Mileage
50,502
Service Date
6/14/2021
Services Performed
  • Found belt ripped apart. Upon further inspection found alternator pulley was the reason belt failed. Recommend replacing belt and alternator.
  • RAISE VEHICLE. REMOVE ENGINE OIL DRAIN PLUG AND DRAIN FLUID. REMOVE AND REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER. REINSTALL DRAIN PLUG AND FILL CRANKCASE WITH REGULAR ENGINE OIL. START ENGINE, THEN SHUTOFF AND RECHECK FLUID LEVELS. TOP OFF AS NEEDED UP TO 4 QUARTS. Upon further inspection found engine oil pan lower and upper section seeping oil, recommend resealing both. Also the lower oil pan is missing one nut indicating oil pan isn't properly tight and possible reason for seeping. Crankshaft seal also appears to be leaking. Recommend replacement of crankshaft seal. Recommend alignment front tires have outer tire wear.
  • Disconnected battery terminal. Removed belt. Removed 3 bolts attached to bracket under alternator. Disconnected positive cable from alternator and sensor connection. Removed remaining 2 bolts and removed alternator. Installation is the reverse order of removal.
 
Kelly H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/16/2021

2009 Nissan Murano

Nissan Murano

Mileage
201,100
Service Date
5/10/2021
Services Performed
  • RAISE VEHICLE. REMOVE ENGINE OIL DRAIN PLUG AND DRAIN FLUID. REMOVE AND REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER. REINSTALL DRAIN PLUG AND FILL CRANKCASE WITH REGULAR ENGINE OIL. START ENGINE, THEN SHUTOFF AND RECHECK FLUID LEVELS. TOP OFF AS NEEDED UP TO 4 QUARTS. Other noteworthy items: Rear shocks are leaking, front struts are also worn beyond service limit. Recommend replacement.
 
KEVIN A. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/12/2021

2008 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
49,562
Service Date
3/24/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspect all four wheels for proper toe, caster and camber. Correct any misalignment to manufacturer specifications. Upon further inspection found TPMS light to be on upon arrival, filled car with proper tire pressure. Brake fluid has 2% moisture in system. Power steering dark, burned and low, recommend flushing system. Engine oil came in about 1/4 quart overfilled. Oil change is almost due based on maintenance light on dashboard. Recommend coolant flush based on engine protection level and the fluid level is below minimum. Recommend fuel treatment based on age of car.
 
Dexter H. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/26/2021

2008 Ford Ranger

Ford Ranger

Mileage
114,341
Service Date
3/11/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle, verified customer concern. Leak is coming from between transfer case and transmission, however transfer case removal is necessary to diagnose specific leak location. Recommend removal in order to further diagnose issue. Other noteworthy items: Front lower control arm bushings are dry rotted and falling apart, beyond end of service life. Recommend replacement of lower control arms.
  • Raised vehicle on hoist. Removed front and rear drive shaft. Removed transfer case skid plate. Drained transfer case fluid. Disconnected t-case electrical connections. Removed t-case hardware. Removed t-case from vehicle. Removed extension housing. Removed old gaskets from mating surfaces. Installed new gaskets and installed t-case in reverse order of removal. Filled t-case with proper fluid. Road tested vehicle to ensure resolution of leak. No further leak detected. Complete.
  • removing, cleaning of seals/gaskets
 
Jay R. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/19/2021

2008 Honda Ridgeline

Honda Ridgeline

Mileage
154,002
Service Date
3/10/2021
Services Performed
  • DRAIN TRANSMISSION AND REMOVE PAN TO ACCESS AND REPLACE FILTER (IF APPLICABLE) REPLACE PAN/DRAIN PLUG AND REFILL TRANSMISSION WITH REGULAR ATF. START CAR AND CHECK FLUID LEVELS.
  • Service air conditioner. Check condition of all belts and lines. Check for presence of sealant. Evacuate and recharge with reclaimed R-134. Add freon as necessary. Test system performance. Upon further inspection found brake fluid to have 4% moisture in system recommend flushing brake system. Front lower control arm bushings are torn, recommend replacing front lower control arms. Oil seepage can be seen around back of engine oil pan. Front passenger cv-axle boot is leaking, recommend replacement. Engine air filter is passed it's service limit recommend replacement. Transmission fluid is overdue for it's 150k service interval as well as transfer case. Strongly recommend transfer case fluid be done soon since it sits next to exhaust without heatshield and can easily overheat. Next service interval is for rear diff fluid at 157k.
 
James W. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/12/2021

2011 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
142,533
Service Date
3/4/2021
Services Performed
  • Raise vehicle. Remove engine oil drain plug and drain fluid. Remove and replace engine oil filter with new filter. Fill crankcase with fresh synthetic oil. Start engine, then shut off and recheck fluid level. Top off as needed up to 5 quarts. Upon further inspection found driver's and passenger side cv-axle to be torn, recommend replacement. Recomend alignment in order to fix tire wear for future tires. Engine air filter needs replacement. Recommend fuel treatment based on mileage of car. Recommend having battery terminals serviced in near future. Also coolant should be replaced at 150k service based on maintenance interval and the fact that the protection level has gone down.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
 
JONATHAN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/5/2021

2014 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
93,198
Service Date
2/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected brakes. Front brakes are at 6mm and Rear brakes are at 1mm. Recommend replacement of rear brakes.
  • Raised car. Removed tire. Removed caliper. Removed brake pads and hardware. Removed brake caliper bracket. Cleaned brake residue left behind by old brake pads. Lubricated slide pins on brake caliper bracket. Lubricated any metal to metal contact surfaces. Installation reverse order of removal. Proceeded to passenger side. Same procedure was followed. Test drove the car to test brakes. Brakes are working. properly.
 
Wil Z. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/28/2021

2013 Audi Q5

Audi Q5

Mileage
64,820
Service Date
2/19/2021
Services Performed
  • Inspected vehicle. Confirmed both left and rear front control arm bushings are torn. Recommend replacement. Removed front upper control arms, replaced with new front upper control arms, complete.
 
Susan B. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/20/2021

2016 BMW 528i

BMW 528i

Mileage
42,780
Service Date
2/19/2021
Services Performed
  • Raise vehicle. Remove engine oil drain plug and drain fluid. Remove and replace engine oil filter with new filter. Fill crankcase with fresh synthetic oil. Start engine, then shut off and recheck fluid level. Top off as needed up to 5 quarts.
 
James K. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/19/2021

2011 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
119,065
Service Date
2/17/2021
Services Performed
  • Complete. See notes above
  • Found Alternator Belt missing. Checked all pullies, and found the water pump ,bearing starting to fail. Other notable items: *Transmission fluid is burnt, and pump is whining *Transmission leaking from case half *Engine leaking from valve covers, and timing cover *Brake fluid at 3% water (corrosive) *Front and Rear Shocks/Struts worn (Safety) *Battery Cleaning needed
  • Towing
 
Emily E. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/18/2021

Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Tires & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
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Main Street Automotive
2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 945-0691