West Seattle Auto News

Sneak Peek Under the Car Door Panels

Ever wondered what the inside of your door looks like? We caught a snap of exactly what it looks like with the panels off. This week we had a Ford Mustang in the shop that needed its door lock actuators replaced. We had to take the interior panels off in order to...

Rust in Your Brakes, Differential Fluid… & Dante

Hey West Seattle! We have lots going on this week at the shop. First off, our pup-friend Dante stopped by to say hi while his owner’s car was being checked out. He’s so sweet! Rust inside the brakes = no bueno It goes without saying that having rust inside of your...

A Sneak Peek at Your Car’s Computer

Let's look at your car's computer: you've got more tech under the hood than you may realize. When you think of a car, you don’t often associate it with having a computer inside of it. These days, it’s not actually possible to buy a newer model of car, truck, SUV or...

Replacing Water Pumps & Welcoming Special Pups in West Seattle

Can you say busy? That’s what we’re saying this week at Tom's Automotive Services... though we're not too busy for you. Been working on a wide range of jobs from air filters to water pumps. Here are a few of the jobs we've been working on... plus, a cute pup! Shoutout...

Nailed It in West Seattle: Tires and More

There are so many things to consider and watch for when it comes to keeping your car running safely. Here are a few things we’ve been working on this week. Thinking they're just helpful enough for you to know about and watch for while you're out and about. Nails in...

Clear & Quicker Diagnosis Means Savings For You on Car Repairs

Diagnosis is critical. We all want to be sure we're fixing a vehicle's issue the first time, right? These are a few of our recent jobs, in the video. In addition to the worn electrode on a spark plug and a loose water pump, this week’s video features some “research”...

Free Shuttle Service at Tom’s Automotive

What You Need to Know About Our West Seattle Service Shuttle No need to stay in our waiting room while we repair your car. We’ve got a free shuttle service for you. And great neighboring businesses, too. You’ve got full days and a busy schedule, we get it. That’s...

Under the Hood & Behind the Dash This Week

From leaking heater cores to blown head gaskets, it’s been a big week in West Seattle for car, truck, SUV & hybrid repairs. It’s been a week of leaks, blown head gaskets and drip diagnosis and repairs. Did you see the first clip of the video? That was...

Anybody Can Fix a Car… Right?

Not anymore. Today’s vehicles are more computer & technology than mechanical parts. Vehicles now are largely moving computers. The batteries and systems are different now than they were even a decade ago. Each manufacturer creates the makes and models of vehicles in...

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