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A+ Japanese Auto Repair

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780 Industrial Rd
San Carlos, CA 94070
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(650) 595-2900
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A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA
A+ Japanese Auto Repair - San Carlos, CA

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I've been taking my car to A+ Japanese Auto Repair for about 4 years. As a woman I never worry about getting ripped off or being talked into unnecessary work. I take my car there ...

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i was told that i needed certain repairs or maintenance on the car..$5,000 for an ABS (automatic braking system)..which was more than the car was worth...We had moved to a part of...

Cheaper than bringing your car to the dealership for servicing. 4/5/2010

I decided to bring my Lexus RX 330 to A Plus Japanese Auto Repair for its 60,000 mile servicing after the dealership (Putnam Lexus) told me the basic cost for this servicing would be $1199. At A Plus - they charged me ~$100 for a minor servicing where they changed the oil, rotated tires and did all the basic tests and fluid checks. They told me that most of the things on the 60K mile servicing checklist that Putnam does were not really needed right now so there was no reason to charge me for replacing perfectly good things. They told me and showed me that the front brakes needed replacement and did that. Total cost out the door for the servicing and new front brakes was ~$550. At Putnam it would have been $1199 for the servicing plus whatever they would have charged me for the brakes. \r \r I loved that they were open on Saturday and able to do all the work same day. (Note: On Saturday they do not have shuttle service so get your own ride). I loved that they emailed and calle more

These guys stand by their name A+ 5/6/2009

I've been taking my car to A+ Japanese Auto Repair for about 4 years. As a woman I never worry about getting ripped off or being talked into unnecessary work. I take my car there for its routing oil changes and they make sure that it always runs smoothly. They complete all repairs quickly and without error. more

why i choose A+ Japanese Auto Repair 4/3/2009

these guys rock. i took a vehicle i had just purchased to them for a complete inspection and they were great. i felt very comfortable with the service consultants (rob and steve). everything was explained to me in a way that i could understand and they even gave me a tour of the shop. this is not your typical auto repair shop. it's really nice and clean and very professional. all in all i had a great experience and i will be going back to them for any maintenance and repairs i may need. ladies, they are in with askpatty...check them out! ; ) Pros: mechanics i can trust Cons: car repairs are not much fun more

Great Service, Great Quality! Check them out... 3/23/2009

I recently purchased a vehicle and wanted to have it checked out. A+ Japanese Auto Repair did a great job of inspecting my vehicle. They are friendly, courteous and professional. I felt they did a great job overall and I now have a new auto repair shop that I can trust. Check them out. Oh, and they are Female Friendly Certified by AskPatty.com so ladies, you can feel comfortable bringing your car to them. more

I had a really good experience & so did my Honda :) 1/5/2009

I had a really good experience bringing our honda in for a service. The staff here is very courteous and knows honda cars very well. I checked around after getting a call from rob as this was my first time here. The prices he gave me were fair and even a little on the low side which was great! Pros: very convenient especially the ride to work! Thanks Cons: No coffe in the morning? must be a dealer thng... I can live without the dealer more

Happy Customer 11/5/2008

I have been looking for a mechanic I can trust and I think I have found them. I brought my Honda Odyssey to them because I had noise went I used the brakes, the check engine light was on, and it shifted funny. They charged a lot to check it out, I wasn't used to paying that much just to look at the problems but a friend said they were good so I said ok. When they told me what was wrong with the car they said I needed front brakes and found out that I needed a new transmission ugghh. I guess the check engine light set a code that the transmission was bad. They said they had ran across this issue before with the Odyssey and recommended that I go to the manufacture because it should be covered under warranty. I did the brakes and then brought the car to the dealer. I found out that Rob from A+ Japanese Auto Repair had called ahead and told the dealer that I would be coming in. Sure enough I had to pay about $100 but they replaced my transmission and a converter... thank you to the dealer more

Very good trustworty shop. customer service is excellent! 10/15/2008

This is a great place to have your car serviced. I brought my subaru in for the first time 3 months ago and did a factory recommended service. I was very impressed with customer service experience. I really dispise taking my subaru to the dealership for service because the customer service is poor. Anyways, fast forward 3 months and I got a post card in the mail reminding me I am due for an oil change. I also got a follow up call from one the gentleman I worked with at the facility originally to set up an appointment for this. I would have to say that I feel that I am in good hands when I get a reminder call for something as simple as an oil change. I took the car in yesterday for the oil change and again was treated really well. I would highly recommend this shop to anyone that is looking for an alternative to the dealer. Aslo, it was nice that they have local shuttle service that made my day a normal day considering i didnt have to do a lot of cordinating with co-workers to get to and from. this is a really well run and professional family owned business Pros: Very knowledgable Staff, Meticulous workmanship more

Amazing Service!!! 4/24/2008

I had a severe oil leak in my car due to a prior accident. The car spent 2 months at another auto body shop for repair, yet they seemed to miss a huge puncture in a valve. I took it to A+ on a recommendation. I'm so happy that I took their word for it! Not only were they able to spot the problem in literally secongs, but everybody was amazingly friendly and went out of their way to take care of things that weren't even their problem (working with insurance to get them to cover the repairs). When explaining the work, they put it into friendly terms so I could understand. They worked fast and did all the repairs correctly. I haven't had any problems since! Thanks A+!! Pros: Shuttle service and wonderful staff more

lot of upsale, and overpricing 4/12/2008

i was told that i needed certain repairs or maintenance on the car..$5,000 for an ABS (automatic braking system)..which was more than the car was worth...We had moved to a part of town where the car had to be parked at a very deep incline. nose down. which for some strange reason activated the ABS light on the console. I was told to have the ABS flushed which cost 2 - 3 hundred dollars.. Pros: rob has the gift of gab.. Cons: hopefully, folks can see through it.. more

5 stars and 5 reasons why!!!!!!! 12/25/2007

Star 1 - Great customer service\r Star 2 - Great quality of work (my car thanks you)\r Star 3 - Fair price (my wallet thanks you)\r Star 4 - Family owned (I love supporting family business)\r Star 5 - I look forward to going back (and telling friends and family about a great experience)\r \r So there you have it.... 5 stars, and five reasons why more

Excellent Service: I highly recommend 11/9/2007

I've been taking my cars to A Plus Japanese Auto Repair for close to 2 years now and I must say that they provide excellent service. I will not take my cars anywhere else. I found this business in the yellow pages one day and I'm so glad I did. You will be very satisfied with the work and service they provide. \r \r Let me list some highlights:\r \r 1. My cars go in...in need of repairs. My cars are returned to me...fixed and working properly.\r \r 2. They offer shuttle rides back home (within a certain distance). I live in Belmont. Jimmy has given me many rides but I've also gotten a ride once from one of the owners. They take care of their clients. \r \r 3. Jay and Rob are usually the ones in the front office to meet you. They are friendly and definitely try to make the process of paperwork easy and quick. \r \r 4. I've met both owners (Eric and Adam) and they understand that customer service is very important. They are polite, helpful, and personable. \r \r If you want more tes more

Total Disappointment!!! 9/25/2007

I'm surprised by all these good reviews. Maybe I just got ""lucky"". Maybe you'll get ""lucky"" too. Pros: shuttle service Cons: complete morons more

So Happy I found A+ Japanese Auto!!! 10/9/2006

I just moved into the area and went to A+ Japanese Auto Repair on a friends recommendation. It's good to be able to go to a repair shop and know that you'll get an honest estimate, good work in a timely manner. Everyone there is very knowledgeable and there customer service is great! I highly recommend this shop. A co-worker also told me that A plus japanese auto repair is the best shop in San Carlos. I agree. PROS: Fixed my car right the first time! Local Shuttle and one day service! CONS: I wish they were open on saturdays. more
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  • <p>A+ Japanese Auto Repair is your trusted San Carlos mechanic. We are a family owned and operated auto repair shop employing top rated auto repair mechanics. We use the highest quality parts, highly skilled AAA approved mechanics, and offer you the best...

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  • Hours:

    Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM ; Saturday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM ; Closed Sunday
  • Payments:

    American Express, Cash, Discover, Master Card, Visa
  • Neighborhoods:

    San Carlos

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