ABOUT US

Doing It Your Way

We founded California Auto Repair in 2001 to proudly serve automobile owners in the East Chicago, IN area. We all grew up in love with the power and feel of vehicles — don’t hesitate to ask about our favorites, but you might be sticking around for awhile!
We’re passionate about cars, and we bring that passion to the work we do. Our mechanics are professional, quick and careful. We’ll send you home driving a safe vehicle that meets all regulations and inspections.

FAQ

The Answers You Need

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE TRANSMISSION GOES OUT?

When your transmission goes out, your car's handling will be affected. You may experience vibrations, slippage engine revs but vehicle does not accelerate as it should or different shift patterns in your vehicle. This may be caused by a bad fluid pump in the transmission, which can lead to total gear breakdown.

CAN YOU DRIVE A CAR WITH A BROKEN RADIATOR?

Often, a leak at the radiator valve coupling nut can often be fixed by simply retightening the coupling. If this fails, you'll need to replace the olive inside thecoupling. To do this you have to drain the heating system of water and then loosenthe nut between the leaking pipe and the radiator.

HOW DO I RESET MY AIR CONDITIONING UNIT?

  1. Step 1: Turn off your AC at the thermostat. Go to your thermostat and set it to “off.” ...

  2. Step 2: Find the circuit breaker box. ...

  3. Step 3: Reset the AC's circuit breaker. ...

  4. Step 4: Wait 30 minutes. ...

  5. Step 5: Turn the thermostat back to “cool” and celebrate.

What is the East Chicago Award Program?
Each year, in and around the East Chicago area, the East Chicago Award Program chooses only the best local businesses. We focus on companies that have demonstrated their ability to use various marketing methods to grow their business in spite of difficult economic times. The companies chosen exemplify the best of small business; often leading through customer service and community involvement.
For most companies, this recognition is a result of your dedication and efforts as well as the work of others in your organization that have helped build your business. Your team is now a part of an exclusive group of small businesses that have achieved this selection.

East Chicago Award Program

California Auto Repair

219.398.9770

4608 Tod Ave
East Chicago, Lake County 46312
USA

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