Category Archives: Auto Repair in Willow Glen, San Jose

February 2024 Update Catalytic Converter Replacement in Willow Glen, San Jose

At Alvin’s Auto Center in Willow Glen we provide wide range of automotive repairs, including catalytic converter replacement. Fortunately, since catalytic converters have no moving parts, they rarely brake down of their own accord. However, when they do, the repair can be delayed due to parts availability. Availability of catalytic converters used to be limited due to supply chain issues and large demand caused by catalytic converter thefts.  Fortunately, the thefts have subsided a bit – those catalytic converter shields we offer must be doing some good. Supply chain issues have become less of a problem as well. As a result, recently we have been able to perform catalytic converter replacements with no time delays due to parts availability. Naturally all work performed by our technicians, who are certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE), is covered by our 24 months / 24,000 miles warranty. We also offer free towing within 10 miles o ... read more

Toyota on Top Again!

In 2020 Toyota sold 9.5 million vehicles, reclaiming the #1 spot as the biggest automaker in the world. Volkswagen slipped to second place with 9.3 million vehicles sold. At Alvin’s Auto Center we congratulate Toyota. We offer full range of automotive repair services to Toyota owners. We also service and repair Volkswagen vehicles, so while the two companies fight it out for the #1 spot, you can rest assured that no matter the outcome, Alvin’s Auto Center in Willow Glen, San Jose will continue to service your passenger car or light truck – whether it’s a Toyota Camry, Lexus,   Volkswagen Jetta, or any other make currently on the road. Our Willow Glen auto repair shop offers full range of maintenance services and repairs, and we back our work with a 24 months / 24,000 miles warranty. Appointments are easy to set up online, or you can call the shop directly

Brake Repair in Willow Glen, San Jose

Does your vehicle need brake repair? Alvin’s Auto Center offers full range of brake repair at our auto repair shop in Willow Glen, San Jose. Whether your vehicle needs new brake pads, rotor replacement, brake line repair, brake shoe replacement, new brake drums, brake fluid testing or brake fluid exchange (aka brake fluid flush), or the ABS warning light is on, bring it to our Willow Glen facility, and we will take great care of your vehicle. Brakes are vital to your safety, so it is important to pay attention to any clues your vehicle might offer: if your vehicle turned on brake warning light, or the brakes are squealing when braking, or the car pulls to one side during braking, or the brake pedal vibrates while braking – these are all sings that your vehicle needs help from a professional. When you bring your vehicle to ... read more