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4005 E Jensen
Fresno, CA 93725
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Mon - Fri:8:00am to 6:00pm
Sat:8:00am to 6:00pm
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(559) 702-1076

Auto Repair Experience

  • Francisco Zarate , Owner
  • Established 1989
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Certified Auto Technician
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience


Zarate Auto Smog and Repair was established in 1989 and has worked hard to establish itself as an honest place for you and your modern vehicle. This RepairPal Certified shop features a hardworking staff who range from experienced professionals to ambitious technicians who are establishing themselves in the trade. All attend regular ongoing training in order to help ensure that professional repairs are performed on your vehicles. This work can range from minor and major mechanical repairs, to California State Smog checks, to check engine light repairs, as well as your scheduled maintenance needs. For your peace of mind they offer a 12-month / 12,000-mile warranty. Local shuttle service, early bird drop off, Saturday hours, and a waiting area with wireless Internet are available for your convenience.


Auto Repair Experience

  • Francisco Zarate , Owner
  • Established 1989
  • 5 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Certified Auto Technician
  • 55 Years of Car Repair Experience


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


  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Financing
  • Open Saturday
  • Open Weekends
  • Parts/Accessories
  • Service Guarantee
  • Wireless Internet


Makes We Serve

  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • FIAT
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jaguar
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Porsche
  • Ram
  • Saab
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
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Customer Service

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Overall Rating

24 Verified Reviews

Customer Reviews

Verified CustomerJuly 15, 2014

I have taking my car there for the past 4 years and they do good work, I am going to take my car in tomorrow because it makes some noise when I take a turn, and it starts to shake after I take it up to 50 or 60 mph.

July 15, 2014

The cost was too high and the wait was very long.

July 14, 2014

They did a good job that's why I keep going back there.

Verified CustomerJuly 12, 2014

They have good service by completing the job.

Verified CustomerJuly 12, 2014

They are efficient. The shop is clean with a friendly staff and a comfortable lounge room.

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Verified CustomerJuly 12, 2014

They fix my car and I like them. I have never had any problems with them.

Verified CustomerJuly 12, 2014

They do fix your vehicle and tell you what's wrong.

Verified CustomerJuly 11, 2014

They have very fast, excellent and inexpensive service there.

July 10, 2014

They are pretty good but they are a little expensive.

Verified CustomerJuly 10, 2014

They are kind of pricey.

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July 08, 2014

They were fast. They did what they needed to do in a timely manner. I was in and out. The customer service was good. The people were friendly. It was done in an hour and a half.

Verified CustomerJuly 07, 2014

They were fast and they are very friendly. I felt welcome there.

Verified CustomerJuly 02, 2014

I got good service, and I have been there several times, been treated well. They were friendly.

Verified CustomerJune 26, 2014

They don't communicate very well, they also found something that they didn't want to fix and now I don't trust them. They changed my oil 4 times within a few months they switched out a cap and didn't tighten it correctly.

Verified CustomerJune 25, 2014

They did a good job, they figured out what needed to be done and told me what I needed to do to get my car to pass the inspection.

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Verified CustomerJune 23, 2014

They were great I just wish they were in a different area. When they towed my car there they said they didn't have any room for it so the driver just left it on the side of the road.

Verified CustomerJune 21, 2014

They don't do the work we want, they seemed like a rip off from the get go and I shouldn't have been there at all.

June 20, 2014

I really like the service they provided.

Verified CustomerJune 19, 2014

They fix our work vehicles as well. They are friendly, convenient, and they do good work.

June 18, 2014

They did a pretty good job, I was satisfied but I wouldn't give them a ten. I have been to better shops but they do good work too.

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Verified CustomerJune 11, 2014

They did good and they helpful but I never received my smog certification.

Verified CustomerJune 07, 2014

The car bill was expensive but my car is still running.

Verified CustomerJune 03, 2014

They treated me very good, they didn't try to cheat me, if they fix the issue the first time they went out of their way to make it right.

Verified CustomerJune 03, 2014

They did a good job and it only took them 2 days to get my car back to me.

December 18, 2014

When i arrived here, all i needed was an oil change. Easy, right?
I was quoted a half hour to a 45 min wait.
I waited for an hour and a half!
All i needed was an oil change.
Customer service was okay.
And it's overpriced.

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