Cliff's Car-Tech

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Cliff's Car-Tech
29 Verified Reviews
Cliff's Car-Tech
29 Verified Reviews
(281) 547-0357
17525 FM 529 Rd
Houston, TX 77095 USA
7:30am to 6:00pm
Auto Repair Experience
  • Clifford M. Smith, Owner
  • Established 2006
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 1 ASE Certified Auto Technician
  • 63 Years of Car Repair Experience

Cliff's Car-Tech Reviews
(28 Ratings)
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The quality of the repairs is really, really good and the quality of the diagnostics was very thorough and excellent and the knowledge of the front desk staff in matters of car repair and car systems exceeded my expectations.


I would trust Cliff's with any vehicle I have or my friends or family has. Very reliable.


I had an estimate on my air conditioner. It was 200 dollars under and they did a fantastic job. Friendly staff.


Good, honest people and good to work with.


He is a very honest mechanic and that is rare to find in the automotive industry. Anyone who goes to his shop will get honest treatment.

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One of the true benefits of Cliff's Car-Tech is that the owner, Cliff, oversees much of what happens in the shop. His experience, along with that of his techs, is what we like to see in our Certified shops. With three technicians on staff, including one ASE certified tech, their team boasts an impressive 63 years of combined experience. Cliff's also has a well-rounded assortment of quality scan tools, covering all of the makes and models they service. The building is clean, well maintained, and easily accessible. They offer a shuttle service if you find yourself in need of a ride and they have WiFi in their comfortable waiting room if you should decide to wait while your vehicle is repaired. 

Message From the Shop

Cliff's Car-Tech is conveniently located in Northwest Harris County, across from Langham Creek High School (one of the most populated schools in the Nation). We are a master technician owned family business. We diagnose & repair foreign and domestic and offer a 36 month or 36,000 mile warranty on most repairs!

The facility offers 12 work bays, Wi-Fi, best-in-class parts, and friendly, dependable advice and service you can trust.

Cliff's Car Tech will be closed Thursday and Friday Nov 23-24 for Thanksgiving; Monday Dec 25 for Christmas and Monday Jan 1 for New Year's Day.

-Cliff & Teri

  • AC/Heating
  • Alignment
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Smog/Emissions Testing
  • Timing Belts
  • AAA Member Discount
  • Child Friendly
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Extended/Evening Hours
  • Free Multi-Point Safety Inspection
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Loaner Car
  • Military Discount
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
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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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Questions Answered by Cliff's Car-Tech
My interior lights use to come on when you...
If pushrod's answer doesn't resolve the problem, the light could be burned out (replace the bulb) or the switch in the doorframe could have failed and would need replacement.
cheapest unit to fix cat issues to pass te...
Call Meme's Mufflers & More - they often have the best solution at very reasonable price - 281.861.5959 - 17642 W Little York Rd between Queenston & Barker Cypress - great people
No cold aor only warm and hot air when i r...
It may or may not be the compressor. It could be that there is a leak in the system somewhere, allowing the freon to escape, which would also mean no cold air. It needs to be diagnosed first. I suggest bringing it by the shop when you have about an hour or so.
Squeaking noise
Lubrication is not necessary, all those components are sealed. Likely some component is worn out and needs to be replaced. A suspension check to identify the source of the noise is recommended. We'd be happy to help you with that here at Cliff's Car Tech.
All of sudden, speed drops and car moves ...
Hmm, it sounds like the vehicle is going into 'limp mode' which is designed to let you limp home, then it resets when you restart the vehicle. Code would be helpful, but throttle body unlikely to make it act the way it is doing. Multiple problems may throw vehicle into limp mode, including a severe misfire, or problem with throttle position sensor. Suggest diagnosis by competent technician. We will be happy to do that here for you. Please contact shop if you wish to schedule a diagnosis.
Truck died on me while driving code was a ...
From your description the vehicle needs to be diagnosed by a competent technician.
There could be something wrong with the original diagnosis, or the cam sensor, or there may be another cause for the 3/6 coil not firing. We'd be happy to diagnose it here at our shop. give us a call at 281.855.2211 if you'd like to set an appointment.
I tried 10 seconds hold procedure and it i...
Did you do both of the procedures listed? With the ignition key on, but engine not running?
Holding the reset knob for 10 seconds until maintenance items blink? Release for a second,
Followed by holding the same knob for another 5 seconds until the items disappear, and oil life returns to 100%?
Sounds like something is loose inside stee...
For a temporary fix, you can remove the horn relay. Eventually you would need to get the problem looked at to determine what is broken and what will be needed to fix it. We can do that here of course. If you will email our shop, I can try to send you diagram of where the horn relay is located.

problem just started suddenly. replaced re...
Sounds like this one potentially has more than one problem. Having the tires rotated and/or balanced may help with the high-speed wobble. I suggest having a reputable shop check it out. Please give us a call at 281.855.2211 if you'd like to bring it in. Thanks!

Check engine light came on. So i press t...
Oops, sorry, I read 5200 miles, not 52k miles. Pushrod has an appropriate question re: transmission - standard? automatic? CVT? Not getting above 40 and the rpms going high likely indicates transmission problem. Take it to a competent shop that can diagnose the problem.
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