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Torrance Area Auto Repair

When you bring your vehicle to Walt's Auto Service in Torrance, you are getting the very best auto repair services for your money. Our customers continue to return to us because they know that Honesty and Trust are the core tenets of our business. They know that we will always work to provide personalized, premium auto repair to every resident of Torrance and the outlying communities of Hermosa Beach, Redondo Beach, Manhattan Beach, Palos Verdes, Hawthorne, Carson, and Gardena! We will never talk down to you or patronize you. Just check out these reviews from our many ecstatically satisfied customers:

5

Found Walt's Auto Service when I was looking for a different auto repair shop for my 1990 Honda CRX SI, a long time ago. The independent Honda repair shop where I had been a customer for many years changed owners and it was time to move on. I've been a customer at Walt's Auto Service for........what must be going into a second decade by now. I first found them on a "Top 10" list in Auto Club's Westways Magazine of auto repair shops in Southern California. Then I began to notice that they made the "Daily Breeze's South Bay's Best" awards list year after year.Hondas and Toyotas (and their associated makes) are what Walt's primarily repairs, but they are certainly perfectly able to diagnose and repair other makes as well. I took my 1990 Honda CRX SI to Walt's for many years until I gave it up in 2010, and now my 2010 Honda Accord is there for every oil change, service.....whatever it needs. At my very first Walt's visit, I liked how I could see AND watch (if I chose) my car being attended to, simply by standing in the customer parking area. All nine bays are visible. At Walt's, the standard is integrity, thorough inspections, industry-standard pricing (or better), Genuine Honda/Toyota parts and same day service is the "norm" (with rare exceptions).This small, very personal staff has never disappointed. Kay, the owner and manager, is at the shop everyday and interacts with every customer. Paul, the ASE Certified Service Consultant and ASE Master Technician, will always explain and show everything on the car that is an issue, without even having to ask him. (He knows I will look up parts online on my own otherwise). I ask for these "teaching moments" and Paul always "makes time" to be sure that every customer is satisfied with the work when they drive away. He shows me the old, busted parts that came off my car, even if he has to scrape up the remains off the floor (and he has).Paul will always tell a customer "the whole situation". He never insists that any particular repair must be done immediately; unless, of course, there is a clear and/or catastrophic failure with a part, system, etc. If a repair or part replacement doesn't HAVE to be done today, Paul might say, "I would take care of (name a repair) within the next 'x' number of miles"..... or "Honda recommends that (name a part) be replaced every 'x' number of miles", but it is always YOUR choice, without any pressure. You will NOT find "upselling" at Walt's Auto Service. A car owner's OWN prior neglect of their automobile is certainly not to be blamed on ANY repair shop. Any "unexpected" repairs brought to your attention at Walt's are simply a testament to the thoroughness of their highly-experienced technicians' inspections. As far as who "works the magic" in the service bays, Walt's employs two technicians, Francisco and Randy. Francisco is a fully certified ASE Service Technician/Specialist and has been servicing cars at Walt's for at least two decades, I believe, and Randy has been there for many, many years as well. Talk about technicians that know EVERY one of their customer's cars..... inside and out.If my car was ever stuck out in the desert or anywhere else with a major problem, I would have it towed to Walt's Auto Service in Torrance without a second thought.

5

My first review was about 4 years ago and I am still a very happy customer! I use my car for work and drive much more than the average Joe. Paul always tells me "the way it is" and of course I give push back.....and we converse on about priorities and such to determine what is best for my car and my wallet. Kay, Paul and they guys are nice, honest and good people. Not only that; they have wifi and good coffee too. ;) Of course I'd recommend them!

5

Always professional, nice and great job. Honest with pricing and problems with car issues.

5

Always professional, nice and great job. Honest with pricing and problems with car issues.

5

Last week I called to get a service on my Altima . I use the car for work. They were able to accommodate me later in the day and wait. They did a great job and are very nice people to deal with. Kay and Paul the advisor. Very thorough and did an inspection I needed for work. Thanks again.

5

I too my Honda CRV to Walt's for its 15,000 mile maintenance based on the reviews I saw about the shop online. The shop was clean, and the staff was friendly. The work was done in a timely fashion. While a 15,000 mile maintenance isn't difficult, what did impress me about the shop is that I have a noise in my undercarriage when I go over a speed bump. Walt's checked it out and explained what was causing the noise. Furthermore, I was told that it was not anything that needed immediate attention, and that it posed no danger to me. Good for Walt's!! They didn't try to upsell me on an expensive repair. That went a long way toward my trusting the shop. I will be using Walt's again. Thanks!!

5

I have been taking my 1999 Isuzu Oasis since 1907 to these folks. Don't recall how I ended up at Walt's but I sure am happy I did. I looked around when the Power Acura dealer told me my car needed platinum spark plugs! That was at 90K miles - I am now at 175K & Walt's is where I go. Wish I had found them sooner.They are good, fair, honest and very nice. They have given me rides to & from work.My Isuzu was made by Honda and they always use Honda parts.

Thank you, Virginia, for the shot out!

- Walt's Auto Service, Inc.
4

I brought my 2002 Camry in here today for an oil and Trans. oil change and general inspection. The service was great, they explained everything that they found, gave me a complete list of things that needed to be taken care of. Great service. I will use them again for sure!

4

Good atmosphere, very wam feeling from the counter when you get in. I'm not crazy that the person who explains it isn't he mechanic himself. I've always preferred that. A little pricey too, but not by much and I don't think I am getting ripped off.I would recommend, though some things may need a second opinion.

5

I had a great experience at Walt's and my car was finished in 24 hours. The owner was friendly and kind...she helped turn my frustrating situation around. Paul was knowledgeable and thorough. I will definitely be using this shop in the future and I will recommend to friends and family!

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