Gilmore's Auto Service
2151 N Broadway
Walnut Creek, CA 94596 USA
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7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
7:30am to 5:30pm
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(925) 338-8854
26 Verified Reviews

Auto Repair Experience

  • Phil Sanders, Owner
  • Established 1977
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 30 Years of Car Repair Experience
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Gilmore's Auto Service was established back in 1977 and has been proudly serving Walnut Creek and the surrounding area ever since. This shop features a team with an excellent mix of experience, ongoing training, and ASE certifications who are equipped with the tools and diagnostic equipment necessary to service and repair today's modern vehicles. Repairs performed here can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to check engine light diagnosis and repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. All this work is backed by a 36-month / 36,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Our survey of their recent customers revealed a group who describe the team here as: “helpful”, “honest”, “reliable”, “knowledgeable”, and "professional". A local shuttle service, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are also available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Phil Sanders, Owner
  • Established 1977
  • 2 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 30 Years of Car Repair Experience


  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Tire Sales/Repair


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Wireless Internet


  • iATN

Message from the Shop

Gilmore’s Auto Service is a comprehensive auto shop that specializes in domestic & foreign car repair & vehicle maintenance. Gilmore’s employs an honest & skilled staff that has been satisfying its customers for over 36 years. Gilmore’s is ASE Certified, & is a member in good standing of the California Bureau of Automotive Repair & the Automotive Service Councils of California. Gilmore’s is Better Business Bureau accredited and BBB rated A+.

We cover a host of vehicle maintenance and repair. The staff at Gilmore’s is first & foremost concerned with the safety of you & your vehicle as it performs on today’s busy roads. It is very important to have your car performing at its optimal performance, not only for your safety, but also to get the best gas mileage possible out of your vehicle.

It is Gilmore’s goal to keep your family’s cars well maintained so you never find your family vacation ruined, or find yourself stranded on the side of the road.

Routine Oil Change(3,000 to 5,000 mile maintenance): will change your engine oil and filter; check your brakes & tire tread depth; check all belts & hoses; ensure brake fluid, transmission fluid, & wiper fluid levels are full; & check for overall vehicle safety & performance.

Axle Shafts, Joints, Boots
Battery, Alternator, Charging Systems
Belts & Hoses
Check Engine Light
Cooling System, Coolant, Hoses, Thermostat
Computer Diagnostic
Drive Train
Engine Mechanical Diagnostics
Engine Repair & Replacement
Exhaust System, Muffler, Catalytic Converter
Fuel System, Injectors
Heating and Cooling (HVAC)
Oil Change
Maintenance - Scheduled & Preventive
Power Steering
Pre-Purchase Inspections
Rear End Service, Repair, Overhaul
Suspension, Struts, Shocks
Timing Belts
Transmission Service & Replacement
Tune Ups, Spark Plugs & Ignition Systems
Water Pump Replacement

Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo

Overall Rating

26 Verified Reviews
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by - Verified Customer September 15, 2015

The folks are very helpful. The have fixed things messed up by the dealer service. I feel they are very trustworthy.

by - Verified Customer September 12, 2015

Great, honest and fast service.

by - Verified Customer September 10, 2015

Gilmore is the best automotive I've been too. Very honest and provided excellent service.

by - Verified Customer September 09, 2015

Always great service, a fair price & an owner who has integrity.

by - Verified Customer September 06, 2015

Gilmore's work is excellent and they are very trustworthy!

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by - Verified Customer September 05, 2015

Trustworthy, reliable mechanic.

by - Verified Customer September 04, 2015

Speedy honest service.

by - Verified Customer September 01, 2015

Good Service. Honest.

by - Verified Customer August 30, 2015

Honest, trustworthy, and personable and do good work!

by August 29, 2015

Honest business practices.

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by - Verified Customer August 26, 2015

They always take care of me and fix exactly what needs fixing.

by - Verified Customer August 25, 2015

Great owner to work with.

by - Verified Customer August 12, 2015

Reliable, trustworthy.

by - Verified Customer August 11, 2015

Great personal service.

by - Verified Customer August 09, 2015

I have always been pleased at how I have been treated at Gilmore's. I felt that they were very knowledgeable and professional.

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by - Verified Customer August 08, 2015

Good, reliable mechanic.

by - Verified Customer July 31, 2015

Very competent, fair, friendly service from Phil and his crew.

by - Verified Customer July 30, 2015

Honest, friendly service.

by - Verified Customer July 22, 2015

They are friendly, helpful, and seem very knowledgeable.

by - Verified Customer July 21, 2015

I always recommend Gilmore's.

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by July 19, 2015

Phil has always been great and has had my car turned around in a day. Pick up and drop offs before or after hours is always smooth.

by - Verified Customer July 10, 2015

The owner is helpful. The prices are higher than some other places though.

by - Verified Customer June 29, 2015

They do a good job of fixing the car. They take care of the problem.

by - Verified Customer June 27, 2015

I have about six cars. He's the only one who will take on the older cars. I have a nineteen twenty nine car and a nineteen ninety Camaro. He did the best stuff with them. He starts out slow but then he calls when he reaches a three hour limit. He lets me know what we need to proceed.

by June 18, 2015

He's a very good mechanic. He's very honest. The owner is. He's also a nice person.

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by June 17, 2015

I've gone there for years. I'm always satisfied with the work. I'ts done in a timely fashion and they always explain what they did. Good prices.

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