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Pat's Automotive

931 South Blosser Rd, Santa Maria, CA 93458 Map & directions

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RepairPal’s Comprehensive Evaluation

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93
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94
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93
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24 months / 24,000 miles
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Assessment Summary

Pat's Automotive of Santa Maria has been providing the local community with exceptional quality automotive repair since 1985. Pat Nicoll, the owner, is a very sincere gentleman who is committed to providing the local community with honesty and sincerity above all else. This commitment was confirmed in our unbiased review of their most recent customers who describe this team as excellent, courteous, reasonable, and professional. Pat employs a team of professionals who work hard to maintain their ASE Certifications and attend the ongoing training it takes to perform professional, fixed right the first time, repairs on your modern vehicle. These repairs range from California Smog Check, to check engine light diagnosis and repair, to wheel alignment, to minor and major mechanical repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. This work is backed by a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty for your peace of mind. Local shuttle service, rental cars, early bird drop off, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.

Message from the Shop

Pat Nicoll and his wife Patricia opened Pat’s Automotive in 1985. Since then the business has grown to become the largest and most respected independent auto service facility in the area.

We take pride in our clean, well-equipped shop and we have access to the most complete database of high tech service information in the industry. All of our technicians are ASE certified and attend update classes regularly.

We are committed to offering our customers the absolute best in auto repair and service. Our attention to detail and personal service set us apart from average shops.

We service all domestic,Japanese cars,light trucks and RVs. Our work is guaranteed a minimum of 12 months or 12,000 miles.

Auto Makes We Service

Acura Audi BMW
Buick Cadillac Chevrolet
Chrysler Dodge FIAT
Ford GMC Geo
Honda Hummer Hyundai
Infiniti Isuzu Jeep
Kia Lexus Lincoln
Mazda Mercury Mini
Mitsubishi Nissan Oldsmobile
Plymouth Pontiac Ram
Saturn Scion Smart
Subaru Suzuki Toyota
Volvo

Quality Affiliations

Specialties

AC/Heating Alignment Check Engine Light Diagnosis
Muffler & Exhaust Oil Change & Lube Scheduled Maintenance Service & Repair
Smog/Emissions Testing Timing Belts Transmission Repair

Amenities

AAA Member Discount Child Friendly Early Bird Dropoff Free Estimates
Rental Car Se Habla Espanol Service Guarantee Shuttle
Wireless Internet

Customer Reviews 24 verified reviews

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Pat's Automotive
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July 31, 2014

They provided excellent service. It's a human factor, they are not robots. They tell it how it is and help you understand what is going on.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 30, 2014

I like that they are honest, and pleasant to work with.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 28, 2014

They were timely and gave me a ride to my office, they were very, very friendly, and the price was right.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 24, 2014

They have done all my work for the past 15 years. He has fair reasonable prices.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 23, 2014

I have been going there for many years and they have always took good care of me.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 21, 2014

They're a great place to go, very friendly, nice, and helpful. They know what they are doing.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 21, 2014

It was the most expensive lube and oil change I have ever had.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 21, 2014

He knows what he is doing and he's honest. I know he is going to do the right job every time. He knows his product more than anyone I know.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 18, 2014

I have went to them multiple times and they charge fair prices. Sometimes they fix things for free.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 17, 2014

They told me everything that needed to be done. They were efficient. They picked me up and took me up. What more do I want?

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Pat's Automotive
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July 16, 2014

They got us in quickly, right on time with our appointment and the price was reasonable.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 15, 2014

I have already recommended them. Pat is very knowledgeable and explains everything in detail. Even with the regulator problem, he didn't talk at me like I was a girl like other mechanics do.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 15, 2014

I take all my vehicles to them because I have no problems. His prices are economical and his work gets done in a timely manner.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 11, 2014

I'm just very satisfied with them.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 09, 2014

I find them to be reliable, timely, and cost effective.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 08, 2014

They're good, fast, quick, and they do it when they are available, and when I have time. Take care of customers really good. They give you information whatever the car needs, that I have to do for my car.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 08, 2014

I scheduled a appointment, when I was done they charged me sixty dollars abd that's way over priced. Also the guy I talked to was very short with me.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 03, 2014

They are courteous, and helpful by working with me and waiting until I had money to pay without charging me storage fees. I live thirty miles away, and he helped with rides.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 03, 2014

I have recommended them to many people and I have been going there for many years. He also offers shuttle service, his quotes have been very fair priced and right on what he said it would cost. This shop is honest, fair, and I have no complaints. I have nothing bad to say.

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Pat's Automotive
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July 02, 2014

I have taken multiple vehicles and he does good repair work at a good price.

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Pat's Automotive
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June 27, 2014

Does a good job at a reasonable price. He's a good Christian man and I trust him. Friendly.

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Pat's Automotive
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June 26, 2014

His work is always good and I never have any problems. I usually go in when I travel and get my vehicle checked out. They are very friendly and nice when they greet me.

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Pat's Automotive
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June 25, 2014

My husband is handicapped. If anything is needed extra they do it for him. A jeep and a truck we take it to them. Their work is very good and take our statement to the Auto Club, and everything is fine. Everything is always positive.

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Pat's Automotive
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June 20, 2014

They were prompt and timely with my appointment. He got the vehicle done when they said they would, so I didn't have to wait.

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Hours of Operation
Mon - Fri:7:30am to 5:30pm
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(805) 804-9353

Auto Repair Experience

  1. Patrick Nicoll, Owner
  2. Established 1985
  3. 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  4. 4 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  5. 87 Years of Car Repair Experience