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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) 945-0510
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) 945-0510
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!

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  • Leading 2 Year/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • Custom Repair & Service
  • ASE Masters Technicians
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  • 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

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

2011 Ford Fusion

Ford Fusion

Mileage
125,638
Service Date
2/15/2021
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.
  • Raised hood, removed coil packs, removed old spark plugs, installed new spark plugs, replaced coil packs. lowered hood. Complete.
 
Michael C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/16/2021

2008 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
158,042
Service Date
2/10/2021
Services Performed
  • Checked fluid condition and it is new. Found codes 76-04 Pressure control Solenoid valve stuck on, and 40-03 TC Clutch Stuck off. Cleared codes and performed road test. Found 2-3 second delay in revers, and a 2-3 flare. Switches and solenoids test good. internal mechanical failure. recommend transmission replacement.
  • Installed trans cooler. Complete.
  • Lowered transmission, inspected rear main seal. Rear main seal is leaking. Recommend replacement. Complete.
  • Raise vehicle. Drain oil from oil pan. Disconnect rear driveshaft, remove all electrical connections, shift cable, speedo cable, and rear crossmember. Remove any exhaust system in the way. Next, undo the converter bolts then unbolt transmission from the engine and lower it down and out of the way. Power flush the cooler lines with heated power flushing machine. Reinstall rebuilt transmission in reverse order, fill with correct transmission fluid and test drive.
  • Removed control arms. Installed new control arms. Complete.
  • Removed old crankshaft seal. Installed new crankshaft seal. Complete.
  • Removed sway bar links. Installed new sway bar links. Complete.
  • Test drove vehicle and inspected. Front control arms are worn past service life and front sway bars are also worn past service life. Recommend replacement of both. Complete.
 
Vincent C. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/13/2021

2016 Chevrolet Express 3500

Chevrolet Express 3500

Mileage
157,704
Service Date
1/23/2021
Services Performed
  • Raise vehicle. Drain oil from oil pan. Disconnect rear driveshaft, remove all electrical connections, shift cable, speedo cable, and rear crossmember. Remove any exhaust system in the way. Next, undo the converter bolts then unbolt transmission from the engine and lower it down and out of the way. Power flush the cooler lines with heated power flushing machine. Reinstall rebuilt transmission in reverse order, fill with correct transmission fluid and test drive.
  • The Transmission Control Module has detected an incorrect gear ratio or neutral condition when the low and reverse clutch and the 4-5-6 clutch is commanded ON. This condition must occur 3 times.
  • RAP Programming for New Certified GM unit
 
Heather H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2021

2018 Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Volkswagen Golf SportWagen

Mileage
29,682
Service Date
1/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Could not replicate customer concern.
  • 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.
 
Chris J. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/27/2021

2017 Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Land Rover Range Rover Evoque

Mileage
38,185
Service Date
1/25/2021
Services Performed
  • Connected scan tool. Put rear brakes in service mode. Raised vehicle. Removed tires. Removed retaining spring. Removed brake caliper bolts. Removed brake caliper. Removed old pads. Removed brake caliper bracket. Removed bolt holding rotor to hub. Removed rotor. Installation is the reverse order of removal and same process for other side was done.
  • 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.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
 
Sabine W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/27/2021

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
1
Service Date
11/17/2020
Services Performed
  • Check instrument cluster and confirmed its not working, tried reset procedure but did not work, this generation of prius has a known problem with the circuit board for the cluster, Recommend replacing the cluster. Upon further inspection found engine oil to be about 1 quart low upon arrival. Recommend monitoring fluid levels and topping off oil. Coolant for engine is low in both reservoir and radiator. Front tires are 2 different brand tires and thread pattern. Car is missing 3 lug nuts (possibly locking type). Recommend flushing cooling system in order to rectify protection level due to fluid being low and not mixed properly.
  • Disconnect negative terminal cable from battery. Removed all 4 A/C vents. Remove 2 screws holding steering wheel lower panel. Remove panel top panel where push start button is located. Disconnect electrical connection to push start button and remove panel. Removed defrost vent from both driver and passenger side. Removed driver and passenger side A pillar panel. Removed upper glove box by removing 2 screws. Removed lower glove box. Removed 2 bolts from under lower glove box that hold passenger air bag. Removed 2 screws holding the dashboard. Proceeded to pry dashboard and removed it from car. Removed screws holding instrument cluster. Installation is the reverse order of removal. Right Driver's side A/C vent came in cracked and partially broken before it was removed.
 
Azeddine T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/18/2020

2018 Acura MDX

Acura MDX

Mileage
52,245
Service Date
11/13/2020
Services Performed
  • CHECK ALL SEALS AND GASKETS ON TRANSFER CASE FOR LEAKS. REMOVE DRAIN BOLT AND DRAIN FLUID. REPLACE WITH TRANSFER CASE FLUID ACCORDING TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS.
  • 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 LEVEL.
  • INSPECT SEALS AND GASKETS OF DIFFERENTIAL FOR ANY LEAKS. REMOVE REAR PAN/DRAIN PLUG AND DRAIN FLUID. REPLACE GASKET AND REFILL REGULAR FLUID TO MANUFACTURERS SPECIFICATIONS. CHECK LEVEL. UP TO 2 QUARTS.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
 
Robert S. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/16/2020

2011 Chevrolet HHR

Chevrolet HHR

Mileage
160,275
Service Date
11/5/2020
Services Performed
  • Drive Belt Cracking. Removed Drive Belt. Inspect Pullies. Installed new drive belt. Check for proper operation.; Complete.
  • During inspection found the exhaust manifold was cracked causing a large exhaust leak. Removed manifold and all related hardware. Reinstalled in reverse order using new exhaust manifold. Complete.
  • 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 5 QUARTS.
  • REMOVE AND KEEP OLD AIR FILTER. REPLACE WITH NEW MANUFACTURER APPROVED FILTER.
  • Removed Spark plugs and all related hardware. Re-installed in reverse order using new spark plugs. Complete.
  • Upon inspection of vehicle for spark plugs worn, exhaust manifold is cracked, engine oil pan is seeping, shocks annd struts are original and worn right rear leaks, engine air filter is dirty.
 
kay b. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2020

2006 Nissan Pathfinder

Nissan Pathfinder

Mileage
219,265
Service Date
11/2/2020
Services Performed
  • Tech scanned vehicle and found multiple codes for the transmission. Transmission does not engage in reverse and we have confirmed a mechanical failure internally to the transmission. Customer declined repairs at this time.
 
JOSH L. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2020

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Main Street Automotive
2040 N Main St #2
Walnut Creek, CA 94596
(925) 945-0510