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WE OFFER MOTOR-VAC TUNE-UPS FOR A VEHICLE THAT BEGS TO RUN MORE EFFICIENTLY

If you drive and live in the mountains, weather, altitude, dust, dirt, and sand on the roadways require you to pay extra attention to your vehicle and the quality of filters and fluids used. our Trusted Local Auto Care is an experienced shop with a mechanic to pay attention to specific needs of traveling at altitude. Starting a vehicle is hard, starting a vehicle in freezing temperature is much harder. Your vehicle needs attention more often, even if your owner’s manual says it doesn’t.

Proper Tune-ups and auto service and repair is essential when a failure can strand you on a mountain road. Truckee’s Quality Automotive and Smog have the auto mechanics and an expert team ready to keep you and your vehicle rolling up and down the mountain for as long as possible. Quality Automotive and Smog understands that when you live in Truckee and North Lake Tahoe, you need a different level of auto care that takes into consideration the harsh driving conditions of both summer and winter. 

Quality Automotive and Smog follows the severe recommendations outlined in your owner’s manual because of where we live and how we drive in Truckee. It’s understood that weather, altitude, dust, dirt, and sand to clear the roads has an impact on the functioning of your vehicle in summer and winter. You live in the mountains, you need a mountain mechanic, and Quality Automotive and Smog is exactly what you are looking for. Starting a vehicle is hard, starting a car in freezing temperature is much harder. Your vehicle needs attention more often, even if your owner’s manual says you don’t. 

Quality Automotive and Smog know the ins and outs of your domestic or foreign auto: Domestics: 15K, 30K, 60K, 90K, 100K (Chevy only) and Imports: minor service, intermediate service, major service. Quality Automotive and Smog has you covered! Not just that, you will find us consistent in the work we provide and friendly with our customers. Take a peek at what you can expect in this recent 5-star review:

“As always, great service & friendly staff!” -- Steve & Linda T. 

You will not find a more qualified, honest, and friendly auto repair shop than Quality Automotive and Smog in Truckee. Whether you live in Tahoe City, North Lake Tahoe, Kings Beach, Carnelian Bay, or beyond, we are your home team for all things auto repair and tune-ups. We are loyal to our customers and encourage you to take advantage of our ServicePlus Red Check program that includes an extended warranty, free local towing, seasonal benefits, and a dividend program. We are conveniently located at 11500 Donner Pass Rd, Unit D, Truckee, CA 96161. It may not be easy to find us, but it is easy to find a good cup of coffee, food, or a new pair of skis/bike nearby while we work on your car. In the Summer, you may consider borrowing our electric bike to tour Donner Lake while you wait. Open Monday - Friday from 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, and closed from noon to 1 PM. Request your appointment online today! 

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For the tune-up you can feel, try a MOTOR-VAC complete fuel system cleaning. MOTOR-VAC is used by our entire staff regularly to optimize power and fuel economy. MOTOR-VAC can increase your fuel economy and performance by as much as 17%.

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