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Appreciation Letter to West Seattle

Appreciation Letter to West Seattle

Dear West Seattle Neighbors, Thank you! It's always a delight to receive positive recognition, but especially so when we get it from YOU.  Only people who live in the local neighborhood may award the titles of Neighborhood Favorite on...

Keep Core Vehicle Systems Clean & Cool

Keep Core Vehicle Systems Clean & Cool

Summer temps in Seattle are going up, up, up…  So much so that you’ll want to keep core systems updated, running smooth, and keeping you and your loved ones cool.  Right? Right. Top core vehicle systems to keep an eye on? Air Conditioner (AC): Well, in the...

The one with the nest

The one with the nest

Some critter just really wanted an nice Seattle condo but given real estate prices, chose to build one in the engine compartment. If you find odd things in your car, come on down to Tom's Automotive! We'll get you fixed up.

June Bug (video)

June Bug (video)

Tom's official Big of The Month last month was the June Bug. Get it? Of course you do. Does your car have any bugs? The kind that make it run not-so-well? Come to Tom's and get help you get less buggy!

Catalytic Converters 101

Catalytic Converters 101

In less than 3 minutes, a thief with a hacksaw can swipe an unprotected or unshielded catalytic converter from a vehicle.  Daaang.  And, yes, this can and does happen in West Seattle too.  What is a catalytic converter, anyway? Most gas-fueled cars and...

4 Allergy Relief Tips That Center Around Your Vehicle

4 Allergy Relief Tips That Center Around Your Vehicle

What? Tips to minimize or decrease allergy symptoms that have to do with your car? Here in West Seattle? Yes. And all will make sense when you begin to browse the list. True, we’ve, perhaps, been spending more time indoors and not as much on the road…  But! If...

Car Care: Still Winter in West Seattle

Car Care: Still Winter in West Seattle

Okay, in the shop, we're coming to accept that winter is still in full play here in mid-February.  While we look forward to days of sunshine ahead, let’s talk about vehicle heaters here and now. So, if your heater isn’t really giving you much heat, or isn’t...

Thank You for 50 Years, West Seattle!

Thank You for 50 Years, West Seattle!

Tom’s Automotive Service in West Seattle Turns 50 in February 2021. Sending a pre-Valentine message of thanks and celebration to you! For all of the love over the last 50 years. This is dedicated to you, West Seattle neighbors, friends, and family! The car industry,...

3 Critical Seattle Winter Prep Tasks for Your Vehicle

3 Critical Seattle Winter Prep Tasks for Your Vehicle

“Winter is coming”, West Seattle! So, let's talk winter vehicle prep. When it comes to your cars, trucks, SUVs, and hybrids that are left in the driveways or on the streets, there are a few ways to “winter-ize” that are specific to the Seattle-area climate.  (Special...

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