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Advanced Automotive

RepairPal Certified Shop in Redding

Advanced Automotive

68 Verified Reviews
(530) 317-4928
5756 Westside Road
Unit F
Redding, CA 96001 USA
"Very professional, conscietious and excellent work."
— Carmelo, a Verified Customer
Hours
08:00
17:00
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08:00
17:00
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08:00
17:00
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08:00
17:00
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08:00
17:00
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Closed
M-F
8:00am to 5:00pm
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Closed
Auto Repair Experience
  • Cody Morelock, Owner
  • Established 1993
  • 4 Auto Repair Mechanics on Staff
  • 3 ASE Certified Auto Technicians
  • 90 Years of Car Repair Experience
Advanced Automotive Reviews
68 Ratings
Displaying 1 - 15 of 65reviews
03/19/17
Tim and Cody were excellent, friendly and very professional....So glad to have found Advanced Automotive.
03/14/17
We have always had great service with Advanced Auto, and will continue to go there. THANKS, CODY!!!!!
03/12/17
Cody and his team are very professional, friendly, do great work, and are very fair priced. I highly recommend Advanced Automotive.
03/14/17
Shared you on Facebook.
03/14/17
The only place in Redding I take my truck for maintenance.
03/08/17
Family friendly, professional and down right honest.
03/08/17
Love these guys!
03/08/17
Good job!
03/07/17
Very good service and fast!
03/02/17
There was a lot more work needed than I was expecting but that's what happens when periodic maintenance was ignored on this fleet vehicle. All things considered, the work was done in a timely matter even though the expected finish time could obviously not be met, That was a disappointment but understandable. The mechanic worked into the night to help out which was greatly appreciated.
02/22/17
Extremely kind, professional & knowledgeable. They were so pleasurable in assisting me during such hardship after having found a cracked head in my nearly new car. They were amazing & I highly recommend them.
03/02/17
My experience was good. I feel like the mechanics are looking and replacing the old worn parts, they always inform me of what needs to be done in their professional opinion. I trust they are a truthful and trustworthy people.
02/23/17
Good people to do business with.
02/19/17
Very good overall.
02/09/17
Very good.
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RepairPal Scorecard
93
Overall Quality Score
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24-month / 24,000-mile warranty
Technical Ability
97
Tools & Equipment
88
Customer Service
96
Customer Amenities
88
Advanced Automotive is a family affair. It was established in 1993 by Tim Morelock on the basic principles of good, honest, and reliable service. In 2009 this RepairPal Certified shop was taken over by Cody Morelock who grew up in the business with his father. Cody has a very experienced crew of professionals on staff to make sure that your vehicle is serviced confidently, by someone who has the training and knowledge needed to make professional repairs to your modern vehicle. This crew has participated in some of the best automotive training available, both technical and shop management related. An investment has been made in some of the best automotive tools and computer diagnostic equipment that is needed to make sure your vehicle is serviced and repaired accurately and efficiently. They back their work with a 24-month / 24,000-mile warranty. Local shuttle service, rental cars, and a clean comfortable waiting area are available for your convenience.
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Message From the Shop
Established in 1993 Tim Morelock opened shop with the basic principle that good,honest and reliable service would pave the way to a great automotive repair shop with unprecedented customer satisfaction and a business that his family could be proud of and grow with. In April of 2009 Tim turned the business over to his Son, Cody Morelock, this makes Advanced Automotive a second generation family owned business. Cody has a fantastic crew working with him. All technicians are ASE certified Master Technicians that take personal pride in their work and how they care for your automobile. AAA approved, A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau and just plain old fashioned honesty, quality, personal attention and personal responsibility are among the many reasons Advanced Automotive should be your repair facility when it comes to any and all of your vehicles needs.
Specialities
  • AC/Heating
  • Check Engine Light
  • Diagnosis
  • Muffler & Exhaust
  • Oil Change & Lube
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Scheduled Maintenance
  • Service & Repair
  • Timing Belts
  • Transmission Repair
  • Upholstery
  • Windshield/Glass
Amenities
  • AAA Member Discount
  • Coffee
  • Early Bird Dropoff
  • Free Estimates
  • Gas/Diesel
  • Heated Waiting Room
  • Military Discount
  • Rental Car
  • Senior Discount
  • Service Guarantee
  • Shuttle
  • Towing
  • Warranty Accepted
  • Wireless Internet
Makes We Serve
  • Acura
  • Audi
  • BMW
  • Buick
  • Cadillac
  • Chevrolet
  • Chrysler
  • Dodge
  • Ford
  • GMC
  • Geo
  • Honda
  • Hummer
  • Hyundai
  • Infiniti
  • Isuzu
  • Jeep
  • Kia
  • Land Rover
  • Lexus
  • Lincoln
  • Mazda
  • Mercury
  • Mini
  • Mitsubishi
  • Nissan
  • Oldsmobile
  • Plymouth
  • Pontiac
  • Ram
  • Saturn
  • Scion
  • Smart
  • Subaru
  • Suzuki
  • Toyota
  • Volkswagen
  • Volvo
Affiliations
  • ASCCA
  • NAPA
  • iATN
Questions Answered by Advanced Automotive
Idling Rough And Now More Times Then Not Running Rough No Code What Could It Be? on 2005 Mazda Mazda6
Thank you for your question, As far as running rough and no check engine light there are several things that can cause this, The code PO401 and PO302 are rarely related to one another, The OBD -2 system is very accurate on this vehicle, however replacing parts based on codes and pattern failures is never a good option. The system does have the ability to go into much deeper diagnostic data through mode 6 diagnosis, this is basically serial data analysis and can pin point alot of underlying issues, The best advice I can give you is get full and proper diagnosis, then have the repairs done with a facility that backs there diagnosis AND repairs, possibilities are fuel quality, fuel supply, fuel delivery (yes they are two separate systems), intake tract issue, engine mechanical issues.
Why Does My 99 Camry Shake So Badly When I Travel More Than 50 Mph? on 1999 Toyota Camry
Good Morning and thank you for submitting a question. We are Advanced Automotive in Redding, Ca.
A vehicle that shakes at any give speeds can have any number of things not going right, the first place is tire wheel condition, make sure that the tires are not out of round or do not have any signs of ply seperation, it could as simple as a tire balance issue, that is a good place to start. Other items could be drive axle related.
Thanks again, Tim
Front Wheels Wont Engage In 4hi Or 4lo on 2004 Chevrolet Silverado 2500 HD
The way the system works on your truck is, IF the actuator is OK and getting the proper engagement command, wheel rotation must be present for the actuator to engage the drive axles, in other words if you are just lifting vehicle off the ground and engaging 4x4 the actuator cannot do its job in locking the axles in until drive axle rotation is present for the pin to engage. I assume (and I hate that word) that all circuitry for the actuator and transfer case and the mechanical condition of transfer case and front differential has all been verified as sound and functional.
Best of luck
Tim
My Instrument Panel Lights Go Off And On Randomly. on 2005 Dodge Stratus
In reference to your question on the cost of instrument cluster replace, the number you have given does seem a bit high, but then again I do not have the vehicle in my shop for any verifications, I can say the the average cost of cluster replace on the year make and model you have described is $575 - $675. Variables do come into play, but these are some guidelines. Most importantly remember that without the vehicle in my shop any prices are just that guideline pricing.
Best of luck.
Tim
My 97 Pathfinder 3.3 2wd Does Not Fully Start. on 1997 Nissan Pathfinder
As far as your no start condition goes, a little more info is required, Now just 2 of 6 spark plugs being faulty...no that will not cause your no start. You say it "turns immediately" Does the engine start then stall out or does it quit cranking over ?, Keep in mind what is required for an engine to start, Fuel, air (the ability of the engine to "breathe") and spark (spark does include proper timing). Start with the basics, check for proper fuel pressure, check for spark on 2 or more cylinders (check at end of spark plug wires please), check engine cranking vacuum. Be sure the check engine light does come on when the key is cycled on. If this gets a little to complex for you, the best investment you will make is getting it properly diagnosed at a trusted repair facility, I mean seriously, your time, frustration and monies spent of parts that have not fixed the problem....a diagnosis by a professional is a drop in the bucket.
Best of luck.
Tim
My Car Failed Inspection Because Of Its Evap System. on 2001 Mazda 626
In regards to a failed emissions test due to a fuel evaporation control system failure the best advice is to get into a local shop that can has the proper equipment to test the system. Did you or do you have a "check engine" or other malfunction indicator light on? The problem can range from a faulty fuel cap, faulty vapor hoses or a faulty controlled component. The best answer to your cost of the repairs question is get a proper diagnosis and an estimate in writing that once fully diagnosed and repaired you will not "fail" the evap system portion of the test.
Best of luck.
Tim
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