Posted on 9/1/2021
As you may know, there is a big increase in thieves capitalizing on the precious metal value in vehicle catalytic converters. Whether you drive a car, truck, or van, thieves are taking any opportunity available to crawl under your vehicle with a reciprocating saw and leave with a part that is worth up to $800-$900 at the local metal recycler. What the thieves are not considering is where it leaves their victims. Usually the theft goes unnoticed until the unsuspecting driver starts their car and it sounds like a diesel tractor starting on a cold morning. Catalytic converter replacements and repairs can cost upwards of $5000! Thieves will often cut the pipe in front of the catalytic converter, and the pipe behind, while stealing your catalytic converter and oxygen sensor. This leaves a driver with 3 damaged/missing pipes, and of course a huge repair bill. At times, our customers have comprehensive insurance to help cover the cost of the repair but what is e ... read more
Posted on 4/14/2021
When we first partnered with Carfax we did not immediately realize the benefits of their program - (mainly because we did not have to pay for it :)) It was not until a few weeks later that customers mentioned they were thankful that we notified Carfax of work done on their vehicle - insurance, repairs, and maintenance. While we do keep records of our work for each customer, Carfax is seen as a great utility for vehicle ownership. Customers can easily pull up their vehicle history using Carfax which is useful for buying/selling/warranty claims etc, giving a person a complete picture of how the vehicle was owned and cared for. What we further did not realize is that customers could "rate" and "save as favorite" our shop. We are humbled by the responses and feedback and that Performance Auto Care was considered a top rated Service Center! Thank you to our great customers for trusting us with your vehicle and for letting others know about us ... read more
Posted on 3/4/2021
While most of our customers have import and domestic vehicles we still have the expertise and experience to work on European vehicles as well. From Porsches to BMWs, and Audis to Maseratis, our trained staff can handle the basics of maintenance to more complex repairs such as engine replacements. Give us a call to book at appointment at 510.659.9718 or visit our website www.pacsv.com
Posted on 1/3/2021
Here is another joint project with 510 Customs. Performance Auto Care helped fix an oil leak at the rear main seal while while 510 Customs focused on the "fun bits". Our partnership with 510 Customs gives our customers a one stop shop for their modified vehicle needs whether it be lifted off road vehicles, to lowered street cars.