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Honda Repair in San Jose | Alvin's Auto CenterHonda Service and Repair in San Jose

Alvin’s Auto Center offers residents of San Jose premiere Honda services and repairs. Honda vehicles provide reliable and economical transportation – at Alvin’s Auto Center we provide reliable and economical Honda repairs. We service all current Honda models, including Honda SUVs, Honda pickup trucks and Honda hybrid vehicles.

Honda vehicles are very popular, as a matter of fact, in one year Honda Civic overtook Ford F series as the bestselling vehicle in the United States. We offer comprehensive Honda services – regular oil service, factory recommended services, including 30,000 mile, 60,000 mile and 90,000 mile service. We are big fans of regular oil change, since it prolongs engine life, and keeps the vehicle in top shape.

Servicing your Honda at Alvin’s Auto Center satisfies manufacturer requirements to keep original warranty in force.

Our San Jose auto repair shop offers complete Honda maintenance services, including factory recommended maintenance. We also offer broad range of repairs, from brake repair, to a/c repair, transmission problems, electrical system issues and engine repairs, check engine light repair – our highly trained technicians use state-of-the-art digital tools to diagnose your Honda, and most repairs can be completed the same day.

Whether you own of Honda Accord, Honda Crosstour, Honda Insight, Honda Fit, Honda CR-V, Honda Odyssey or the Honda Pilot, or the ever popular Honda Civic, you can bring your vehicle to Alvin’s Auto Center, knowing that it will be treated as if it were our own. Our friendly staff will welcome you and provide quality repairs and services, including:

  • Local free towing (10 mile radius around the shop)
  • Same day service (in most cases)
  • Clean, children friendly office
  • Digital Vehicle Inspection
  • Use of Original Equipment quality parts
  • 24 months / 24,000 mile warranty

Honda vehicles are world-famous for their reliability, but even they require regular maintenance, and in some cases, can have a bad year. 2008 Honda Accord had brake problems and engine problems, while 2006 Honda Civic suffered from engine problems and internal accessory issues. 2007 Odyssey had steering pump issues. Newer models that had well known issues are 2015 Honda CRV, which could suffer from engine and transmission problems, and 2015 Honda Pilot which had electrical system problems and some transmission issues. That’s why it is so important to bring your vehicle in for regular maintenance and service.

Alvin’s offers wide range of Honda repairs and services, and our goal is to keep your Honda reliable and on the road for many years to come. Our San Jose auto repair shop offers hundreds of services and repairs – below is just a small subset of what we offer:

  • valve cover gasket replacement
  • battery service
  • power window & door lock diagnosis and repair
  • axle and control arm replacement
  • alternator replacement
  • power steering fluid exchange service
  • computer diagnostics
  • fuel injector cleaning & service
  • transmission replacement
  • tire installation and wheel alignment
  • preventative maintenance and fluid flushes
  • wiper blade replacement
  • engine replacement
  • differential & transfer case (4WD) service
  • timing chain replacement
  • tire pressure monitoring system repair
  • preventive maintenance inspections
  • chassis repair
  • brake calipers replacement
  • overheating diagnostics
  • brake fluid exchange
  • air conditioning system recharge
  • driveshaft replacement
  • oil service
  • radiator flush
  • hybrid battery replacement
  • water pump, thermostat replacement
  • head light replacement
  • drivability diagnostics
  • complete engine performance check
  • auto a/c condenser replacement
  • airbag and SRS systems
  • alternator failure
  • CV/axle and control arm replacement
  • torque converter problems
  • preventative maintenance inspections
  • tire repairs
  • auto a/c evaporator replacement
  • timing belt and water pump replacement
  • tune up
  • starter relay

When your Honda needs maintenance, advanced diagnostics, or major repairs, call Alvin’s Auto Center.

Just to give you an idea, a typical Honda 5,000 mile (or 6 month) service at Alvin’s Auto Center includes:

  • Engine Oil Change and Engine Oil Filter replacement
  • Tire Rotation and tire air pressure adjustment as needed
  • Brake Inspection
  • We inspect all fluid levels and test fluid condition
  • Top off all fluids as needed
  • Inspect and lubricate locks and hinges
  • Check air filter
  • Check parking brake adjustment
  • Courtesy digital vehicle inspection

We highly recommend use of fully synthetic engine oil – while it is a little bit more expensive, it offers better engine protection than the conventional oil or the synthetic-conventional oil blend. 100% Synthetic oil stays slippery longer, and it degrades more slowly in the high heat generated by modern engines. The additional cost of the synthetic engine oil is offset by the longer service intervals – if your vehicle uses regular oil, it should undergo oil change every 3000-3500 miles. With synthetic oil, your vehicle can easily go 5000 miles between oil changes. Additionally, all Honda vehicles are known for their excellent fuel efficiency – so the added cost of the synthetic oil is easily offset by the longer engine life - keeping your Honda longer means saving on fuel costs, as well as not having to buy a new vehicle. With the current automobile prices, it can easily add up to $4000/year savings in avoided new car payments.

At Alvin’s Auto Center in San Jose we service and repair all Honda vehicles manufactured in 1996 or later, up to and including current model year - you don’t have to go the dealer to service your new Honda:

  • Honda Civic
  • Honda Accord
  • Honda Crosstour
  • Honda CR-V
  • Honda HR-V
  • Honda Passport
  • Honda Pilot
  • Honda Odyssey
  • Honda Insight
  • Honda Clarity Plug-in Hybrid
  • Honda Hybrids
  • Honda Fit
  • Honda Ridgeline

Alvin’s Auto Center offers complete San Jose Honda repair and maintenance services. Our technicians use state-of-the-art digital diagnostic tools, and have extensive Honda repair experience. While we have the depth of skill to work on most vehicles currently on the roads, Honda has a special place in our hearts – we love Honda vehicles and love working on them. Whether your Honda needs new brake pads or requires timing belt and water pump replacement, or needs head gasket replacement, our technicians will be happy to take care of your vehicle.

So visit Alvin’s Auto Center in San Jose. We offer clean, family friendly waiting area, digital vehicle inspections (and you get an electronic copy of the inspection results), as well as friendly staff who are glad to see you. We combine high quality services with high quality Original Equipment Manufacturer parts – and we back our repairs with a 24 month / 24,000 mile warranty.

We are a family owned and operated San Jose auto repair shop, and we have been servicing Honda vehicles for almost 30 years. Whether you have questions, or your Honda needs service or repairs – give us a call.

We offer convenient online appointments, or simply call the shop – we are happy to be of service.