FAQ

Why should I select Patrick Olsen Auto Repair for my repair services?

We are committed to you and your vehicle. We realize that you have many choices for all of your automotive needs. With Patrick Olsen Auto Repair, you can rest assured our qualified staff will take care of you and your vehicle.

What kind of cars does Patrick Olsen Auto Repair work on?

Patrick Olsen Auto Repair provides a complete range of repair and maintenance services. We handle all makes and models of cars, truck and SUV’s whether imported or domestic.

Do I need an appointment?

While we recommend scheduling an appointment to expedite the process as efficiently as possible, our professionals are available from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM Monday through Friday to help.

How long does an estimate take?

Estimates usually take 15-30 minutes to complete. We have plenty of space for you to sit and enjoy refreshments while you wait. If you’re in a big hurry, we’ll be happy to provide it via E-mail.

Do you offer shuttle service?

As a courtesy we offer local shuttle service as well as pick up and drop off while you are at work!

Can I have my car towed to Patrick Olsen Auto Repair?

Yes! You can have your vehicle delivered to us and we will handle from there.

How long will my repair take?

Every repair is different, but many repairs can be completed within a day. A detailed estimate will enable us to give you a better idea on when your car will be done. Please keep in mind that heavily damaged vehicles may take significantly longer to fix.

I want to keep my vehicle in excellent running condition, but money is tight. Are you able to suggest a repair plan?

Yes! We understand that sometimes vehicle repairs can be unexpected, but preventative maintenance can ensure less costly repairs in the future. Each time you visit we are able to recommend a service plan for the future on what you should consider for keeping your vehicle running correctly.

How often do I need an Oil Change?

The general rule for oil changes on any vehicle is every 5,000 miles. We recommend following the manufacturer’s instructions to ensure the peak performance of your vehicle. Consult with our auto repair experts for more information.

How often should my brake system be inspected?

According to the manufacturer’s recommendation, the brake system should be inspected every 12 months.

What should I do if my “check engine” light comes on

When the check engine light comes on in your vehicle it doesn’t necessarily signal a need for major repairs. To be certain, have your vehicle checked by a professional. Visit the service pages on this site for more information.

Is preventative maintenance important?

Yes. If your vehicle is properly maintained it will last longer, operate more efficiently and save you money in the long run. Your owner’s manual outlines recommended maintenance schedules for your vehicle. Just like anything in life, proper upkeep is key.

Can you perform manufacturer specified services for warranties?

Yes, contrary to popular belief YOU as the customer can choose where you take your vehicle for these types of repairs and services.