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General Maintenance

The technicians at Joy Automotive have years of experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4×4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system (all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously) that employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.

General maintenance is the routine upkeep of your vehicle. It can include things like changing the oil or replacing a battery, and it’s an essential part of keeping your car running smoothly for years to come.

There are many reasons you should have a mechanic perform general maintenance on your car for your safety. If you neglect the small things that can cause significant problems with your vehicle, you are putting yourself or others at risk if something goes wrong. For example, if you don’t change your windshield wipers often enough, they won’t work properly when you need it the most.

Another way general maintenance helps keep you safe is by ensuring that your car runs at optimal levels. If you neglect certain aspects of our vehicles’ care, they may not run as efficiently as possible, which will mean less fuel efficiency.

Choosing the right general maintenance expert is essential to keeping your car running smoothly.

Many drivers don’t know how to maintain their vehicles. They don’t know when the oil needs to be changed or if their tires should be rotated. They may not even know where to start.

This is where a general maintenance expert can help you choose the right services for your car. An expert should be honest and effective in the work they do. They will also fix your vehicle’s problem the first time instead of taking multiple tries to get it right.

An expert will ensure that all parts are correctly aligned when they do an alignment, which helps keep your tires from wearing out prematurely and saves you money on new tires. An expert can also check for leaks in your car’s cooling system, which could indicate a more significant problem with your car’s engine or transmission that needs immediate attention.

When you need excellent general maintenance, Joy Automotive is the smart choice.

When you choose Joy Automotive for your general maintenance, you know you’re getting the best.

We’ve been serving the community since 1995. And we continuously learn what it takes to keep you on the road and happy. Our ASE-Certified auto repair technicians are experts in every type of vehicle, and we use only the highest quality parts and fluids when we perform your service.

Our honest and effective services are backed by the highest customer satisfaction ratings in the industry—and you’ll see why when you get behind the wheel of your car after one of our visits.

Schedule your visit today and drive further with your car.

We know that you have many auto repair and maintenance options, and we are grateful for the opportunity to earn your business. We want you to be confident that we can deliver exceptional service at a reasonable price. That’s why we offer a 100% satisfaction guarantee policy on all our work.

If you have any concerns about the quality of our work or our staff, please let us know so we can address them. We will do whatever it takes to ensure you are happy with your experience at Joy Automotive.

Joy Automotive.
Your Trustworthy Auto Repair Experts in Santa Monica, CA

We know that your vehicle is a precious asset that you want to keep durable for years to come. Our full-service auto repair shop in California offers all the services you need from bumper-to-bumper.

Moreover, both existing and first-time customers in Santa Monica say that we have the best technicians in town – and we agree.

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We know that your vehicle is a precious asset that you want to keep durable for years to come.


We know that your vehicle is a precious asset that you want to keep durable for years to come.


We know that your vehicle is a precious asset that you want to keep durable for years to come.

Your Trusted Auto Repair Experts in Santa Monica, CA

For all your car repair and maintenance needs, do not hesitate to call Joy Automotive Service & Repair.
Our skilled and honest mechanics in Santa Monica are your partners in keeping your
vehicle reliable for years to come.

Please schedule an appointment online or visit our auto repair shop at 1325 Pico Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405.