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

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Katie Melton
Katie Melton

5 out of 5 stars

posted 4 days ago

I have nothing but good things to say about Tom's Auto! I had stopped by before and they helped with my windshield wipers, free of charge and without having been a paying customer before. That's just one example of many--they are incredibly professional, friendly and trustworthy, and they've 100% earned my business for life. They seem to genuinely want to help their clients, and to educate them on the problems. I've NEVER had a report with photos from any car-related company...ever! I love that I found a local business I can support, that I can trust and that's only a few minutes away 🙂 Thank you!

aliyah a
aliyah a

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 week ago

My car is older, a 2005 PT Cruiser and from what I was told by a previous mechanic not the easiest to work on. Tom's has kept it running very good since I started taking it there, much better than before. The professionalism and customer service are top notch as well. Never had one interaction that I could say was off or bad. And I love the lockbox option for your key if you have to pick up your vehicle after hours. I've lost my back up key so the lockbox was a lifesaver. Call or email them when you need something done. You'll be happy you did.

Lawrence Reid
Lawrence Reid

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 days ago

They were really great with their Covid set up/ distancing and cleaning measures as well as great communicating with me. Great experience all around.