Complete Engine Service & Repair | Engine repair service in Redding, Calif
As a professional engine repair service shop, there is no one more qualified or more concerned with customer service than Alternative Auto here in Redding. We take you and your needs seriously, and service your car as though it were one of our own. We started as a repair shop and worked tirelessly to become a top rated repair shop. You can rest assured that when you bring your vehicle to us, we will service it with the best technicians, tools, equipment, and procedures.
A quick word about your engine:
A basic automotive engine, no matter its size or type, works by combusting–or burning–a combination of fuel (gas or diesel) and air inside its cylinders. The cylinders are long, narrow passageways in the center of the engine that house the engine pistons. The pistons are what compress the air and the fuel inside the engine. As the fuel and air are compressed inside the engine, the spark plugs, which are small ceramic diodes attached to each cylinder wall, ignite the air and the fuel inside each cylinder. The spark plugs are attached to wires that receive electrical current from the car’s electrical system. This electrical current, or spark, is what initiates combustion inside an engine. The force of the engine combustion is what gives an engine its power. The engine pistons, connected to the engine crankshaft, which is in turn connected to the driveshaft of a vehicle, are thrust downward inside the engine with violent force. This occurs each time the air and fuel mixture is ignited. As the pistons are thrust downward, the force of the engine combustion is transferred through the engine crankshaft, the driveshaft and ultimately to the wheels of the vehicle.
Remember, your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. In order to keep you satisfied with our repairs and services, we employ only the best mechanics and technicians. Our repair technicians are ASE certified, and use the latest in technology and equipment to keep your car in peak condition. We also want you satisfied with your entire experience here at Alternative Auto Repair, which is why we promote our business philosophy with all employees: treat customers with kindness, respect, and honesty and we will be successful. In addition to our focus on customer service and satisfaction, we stand behind our work with a 12-month, 12,000-mile warranty on labor.
Check Engine Light
Today's vehicles have sensors that send signals to a computer that monitors emissions set to a government standard. If any of the sensors read a level that falls outside acceptable levels, your check engine light will illuminate, helping you avoid catastrophic damage to your vehicle.
Our Warranty program covers labor for 12 months or 12,000 miles, whichever comes first. Most parts come with their own warranty.
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