Electrical

It’s the electrical system in your vehicle where lots and lots of small details and parts come into play and they work together to give you essential details you need to drive safely and well day-to-day.

Essentials include dash illumination for night driving, head and tail light illumination, door locking and power window motors and even your turn signal switches.

Here’s a quick list of the main elements that are affected or supported in your vehicle’s electrical system:

Alternators 

Alternator Belts

Batteries

Battery cable ends

Battery cables

Battery corrosion

Computer control circuit repairs

Cruise control

Dash gauges

Dash illumination

Door latches

Door locks

Electrical diagnoses

Electrical draw tracing

Electrical shorts

Electronic control units

Flashers

Gem modules

Headlight assemblies

Lamp sockets

Lights

Power windows

Relays

Reprogram modules

Rewiring for harness damage

Speedometer repair

Starters

Taillight assemblies

Trunk latches

Turn signal switches

Window motors

Window regulators

Window switches

Windshield washers

Windshield wipers

Wiper motors

Wiper switches

Wiring

Pretty comprehensive, right? From the headlights to the tail lights and all of the wiring in-between….even the battery!

There’s no detail too small for us to repair or manage for you.

We’re looking forward to your next service with us here in West Seattle.

Why not schedule it today?

 

Learn more about Batteries!

Bad Ignition Coils
This is a video of a bad ignition coil. It’s not supposed to spark on the outside, only on the inside where you shouldn’t see it. A bad coil can make your vehicle run bad and potentially leave you stranded.

Our Reviews

Tom's Automotive Service
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4.7 out of 5 stars

Cory c
Cory c

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 weeks ago

Hands down the best auto shop I've ever been to. Tom's is always friendly, accommodating and takes time to explain the issue. Recently they went the extra mile on an issue with our car and spent time (that the dealer wouldn't) diagnosing, finding and fixing the issue. All for a fair price and with an incredibly helpful attitude. Don't hesitate for a minute to go to this locally owned small business who consistently knocks it out of the park. We've been going to them for 10+ years and always had A+++ customer service.

sishi691
sishi691

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

I called in to get oil change for my 2018 car and the guy who took my call told me about the importance of going back to the dealer for the first oil change so that we wouldn’t have any warranty issue in the future. He told me that he would be happy to work on our car next time. I’m definitely taking our car back there! Hard to find a place like this nowadays 🙂

Angelique Wouters
Angelique Wouters

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

Thank you so much guys. They fixed my rear tyre for free! Now i can go on my roadtrip without any worries! Keep up the good work.

Holli Margell
Holli Margell

5 out of 5 stars

posted 6 months ago

What I appreciate most about Tom's Auto in West Seattle is their level of customer service. Compared to a dealership shop, their personal attention to details like explaining the list of items your car needs in order of priority helps to break it down and not be overwhelmed. Yes, car repairs can add up, but their approach makes it palatable. It puts us in the position to prioritize what to take care of first. They are experts in auto repairs and customer service!

Joelle Hammerstad
Joelle Hammerstad

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 months ago

EXCELLENT service. I went in for burned out tail lights. They took me without an appointment; got me in and out in 20 minutes and chargedme less than $25. Definitely going back