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

Bethany Manahan
Bethany Manahan

5 out of 5 stars

posted 1 month ago

My bosses were the ones that recommended me to see Tom's when I had my 'check engine' light on some time last year. They were very helpful, and kindly, turned the light off as there wasn't anything particularly wrong with my car. However, recently, my car was being looked at by them (as I've had other things happen to my car), and the staff helped me walk through the process of either furthering the fix or getting rid of my car. As someone who doesn't know anything about cars (oh boy), they really did a great job of explaining things to me. Thanks!

Jason Spencer
Jason Spencer

5 out of 5 stars

posted 2 months ago

The staff was very friendly and helpful. I came in late and they serviced my within 30 minutes. Will definitely go back when my car need more service.

Rochelle Dobson
Rochelle Dobson

5 out of 5 stars

posted 3 months ago

I had an incredible experience with Tom's Automotive, my window was not working properly, after getting it replaced at a different auto body shop I decided to go to one I knew I could trust and took it in to Tom's. I first described the situation on the phone, brought it in for them to see, and their team spent time researching what could be wrong. They called me back to bring in my car and within minutes had it fixed. Tom's Auto and their whole team is top-class, I will DEFINITELY be using their services again. I highly recommend them. Thank you for going above and beyond my expectations!

Nancy I
Nancy I

5 out of 5 stars

posted 5 months ago

I take my car to Tom's because they are friendly and reliable. I appreciate they are able to "triage" and explain the maintenance needed to keep my car up and running. It's great they offer a shuttle in the morning and late afternoon to help the locals get back to work!
I once had to pull off the freeway due to my car acting oddly. I called Kandie at Tom's and she was able to explain what I needed to do. This helped me stay calm and confident in an otherwise stressful situation.