1. Comfortable waiting room
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    Comfortable waiting room
  2. Michael at work
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    Michael at work
  3. Michael
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    Michael
  4. Our technicians finishing up a rear brake job
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    Our technicians finishing up a rear brake job

FIRST CHOICE AUTO SERVICE  LLC​
1142 E. Johns Prairie Rd.     Shelton, WA 98584
​360-462-6622

  Overview of Services Offered
    At First Choice Auto Service our goal is to keep your car performing at its best to insure you get to where you need to go when you need to get there. We are a full service automotive repair facility that welcomes any type of vehicle, including domestic, foreign, diesel and electric/hybrid cars and trucks from any era.
    Our staff wants to make your auto maintenance and repairs as hassle-free as possible. We’re committed to completing the repairs your vehicle needs without hassling you—our highest priority is getting your vehicle running properly and safely once again, and getting you back on the road. We have the knowledge necessary to perform even the most complex repairs, regardless of the make and model of your vehicle.  We offer a comfortable waiting room or free shuttle service for longer repair jobs. Ask us for details.
   We take pride in the expert work our technicians put into our customer's vehicles and offer a 12 month/12,000 mile warranty on work done at our shop.    

Routine maintenance and lube service keeps your vehicle running by inspecting and replacing fluids and parts before they wear out and cause expensive repairs. Timing belts and batteries don't last forever and will need to be replaced

SERVICES


BE AWARE OF WHAT YOUR CAR IS TRYING TO TELL YOU

Services We Provide:
Maintenance and repairs including

Why has my ABS light started flashing?

 
The ABS system uses sensors at each wheel to monitor their rotational speed. A computer monitors the signals from all four wheels and the position of the brake pedal to make sure that the vehicle is stable and under control.

 
 


  

 


  • ​​Air condition
  • ​Brakes/Rotors/Calipers​ 
  • Diagnosis for Engine Performance
  • ​Engine replace
  • ​Radiator repair
  • ​Suspension/Shock/Strut
  • ​Transmission repair/replace
  • ​Heavy duty truck repair
  • ​Used car inspection
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Auto Electrical Repair
    Emission repairs
    Power accessories
    Alternators
    Starters
    Lights
    Engine Service & Repair
    Exhaust System Repair
    Heating System Repair
    Radiator Repair
    Steering System Repair
    Water Pumps
    All Hoses
     
What does the Malfunction Indicator Light mean?
The Malfunction Indicator Light can signal three different types of problems.
Occasional flashes indicate temporary engine malfunctions. In this case, it is good to be aware of the possible forthcoming issues which can later on turn to more serious ones.
The most common case is when the indicator light stays on constantly. It indicates more serious problem that requires action to be taken; the sooner the better. Yet, sometimes the issues aren’t that serious but can affect the emissions of the vehicle, for example.
The most serious type of signaling is when the MIL flashes all the time. It is a sign that your vehicle’s engine is misfiring. The issue is a major one and you should stop the engine immediately to prevent serious damage. For instance, it might cause the catalytic converter to overheat and become damaged. 

Schedule an apppointment for Check engine light diagnosis

Oil changes Standard, synthetic and diesel-

If you run out of engine oil, your engine will seize almost instantly. This means that a sudden lose of oil pressure and lubrication means sudden death to your engine.
However you should get a low oil level indicator light (if your car comes equipped with it), or a low oil pressure light well
before you run out of oil

Electronic Stability Programme

The light on the dash could have multiple meanings so it is important to understand how your particular system works. Generally, the light will illuminate when the computer is actively trying to maintain control. This light will stay lit only while the vehicle is not under control. If the light stays on constantly, it is likely that a malfunction has been detected or the system has been shut off manually.

HYDRAULIC  LINE REPAIR
We can repair most GM Brake Lines
 
SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE 30,000…60,000…and 90,000 Miles


Besides the normal maintenance such as oil changes every 3,000 miles ( Synthetic longer) , there will be a maintenance schedule for 30,000 miles, 60,000 miles, and 90,000 miles as well.

One of the things that we definitely want from our automobile is for it to last.
Regularly scheduled maintenance is a must if you want your vehicle to keep getting you to the places you need to go. 
There are plenty of reasons you want to maintain your vehicle at regular intervals. First of all, not doing so simply means that you’re guaranteeing yourself some hefty repairs down the road. You rely on your vehicle to get you to and fro, your vehicle relies on you to keep it in healthy order.
Let’s not forget that you’ll probably end up selling your automobile later on. Having well kept records of a regularly maintained vehicle is the easiest way to insure that you’ll get back what the car is worth when it comes time to sell it.