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Welcome to Smith's Automotive,
your car service in Schenectady, NY!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Schenectady, NY, you’ve found us. Here at Smith's Automotive we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Schenectady car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Smith's Automotive we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Schenectady offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Schenectady, we are totally confident that Smith's Automotive is the best option in town!

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About Smith's Automotive Schenectady, NY

For years Smith's Automotive has been there for the people of Schenectady. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Schenectady has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Smith's Automotive as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Smith's Automotive was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Smith's Automotive the best car service in Schenectady!

Are you ready to experience the best Schenectady car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Schenectady, NY

What sets Smith's Automotive apart from all of the others in Schenectady, NY?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Schenectady, NY, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Smith's Automotive, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Schenectady auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Schenectady, NY, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2013 Buick Regal

Buick Regal

Mileage
44,109
Service Date
5/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Check problems, found: Could not hear the noise. Checked brakes, the rear brakes are locked up, shows signs of rotor overheating. Needs rear pads and rotors replaced.
  • Replace the rear brake pads with new pads. Clean and lubricate the mounting hardware. Install anti-squeal lubricant to the pad mounting areas. Also includes: removing of the rear brake rotors for replacement or machining and repacking of the wheel bearings if necessary
  • Complete exchanging of all the brake fluid in the system. Install the brake fluid flushing machine, exchange fluid using DOT # 4 brake fluid. Clean the inside of the master cylinder reservoir. Work was done with other brake work.
 
Catherine F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/13/2022

2012 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
49,761
Service Date
4/27/2022
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Check vehicle's A/C refrigerant for contaminated refrigerant. Identification results are: 100% R134a Diagnose air conditioning problems, add freon if needed, Check for leaks. Leak test system. Found the following problems: The compressor is a clutchless compressor, runs all the time, has internal valving to control refrigerant flow. Tested, the valve inside the compressor is bad, needs the compressor replaced.
  • A/C COMPRESSOR – Remove & Replace – Gas,In-Line4 – [Includes: R&I Radiator.] – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Evacuate A/C system for 45 minutes minimum and recharge the A/C System. After charging, performance test system. Compressor works as designed, vehicle is cooling properly.
 
Gary F. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/28/2022

2014 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
57,200
Service Date
12/22/2021
Services Performed
  • Cust. Req. OIL CHANGE
  • Oil change maintenance service, consisting of draining the crankcase and refill with the proper amount of oil listed in the parts section. Change the oil filter. Lubricate chassis fittings as required. Check and top up all fluids. Check the air filter. Test the antifreeze protection and condition. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications. Antifreeze is good for at least -35 unless noted.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
 
Dolores W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/12/2022

2015 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
22,159
Service Date
12/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
  • We checked and adjusted as needed the tire air pressures in all the tires. Set to the factory specification unless noted
 
Katherine C. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2021

2017 Buick Envision

Buick Envision

Mileage
19,245
Service Date
10/27/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Oil change is not due.
  • Check low tire, found: All tires low, due to time. Set pressures, light clears itsef.
  • Check rear a/c control problems, found: Rear controls are locked out in the front panel. We unlocked the controls, synced to the front control. Rear is now set to the front settings, but can be overridden by the rear controls.
 
Betsey S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2021

2015 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
22,039
Service Date
10/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • We installed the customers display. Does not work. Cbecked, found the customer purchased the wrong display, we ordered the correct display.
  • Check oil level and condition, found: No work needed. Oil was changed on 04/07/2021 @ 21270 miles.
  • We checked the brakes, front and rear, found: No problems with the brakes.
  • We replaced the display, all functions work good.
 
Katherine C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2021

2012 Toyota Prius C

Toyota Prius C

Mileage
69,119
Service Date
10/13/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Oil change maintenance service, consisting of draining the crankcase and refill with the proper amount of oil listed in the parts section. Change the oil filter. Lubricate chassis fittings as required. Check and top up all fluids. Check the air filter. Test the antifreeze protection and condition. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications. Antifreeze is good for at least -35 unless noted.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
  • Check tire light, found: All tires slightly low on pressure, we adjusted the pressure.
 
Ruth B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/15/2021

2004 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
66,347
Service Date
9/29/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Gary C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/30/2021

2013 Lexus RX 450h

Lexus RX 450h

Mileage
123,277
Service Date
9/27/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Lyle E. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/28/2021

2013 Mazda CX-5

Mazda CX-5

Mileage
84,002
Service Date
9/15/2021
Services Performed
  • 1. OIL CHANGE 2. GENERAL CHECKOVER
  • Oil change maintenance service, consisting of draining the crankcase and refill with the proper amount of oil listed in the parts section. Change the oil filter. Lubricate chassis fittings as required. Check and top up all fluids. Check the air filter. Test the antifreeze protection and condition. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications. Antifreeze is good for at least -35 unless noted.
  • General checkover, no problems found.
 
Paul W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/25/2021

2020 Subaru Ascent

Subaru Ascent

Mileage
14,567
Service Date
9/23/2021
Services Performed
  • Fix tire
  • We repaired the left front tire, found the following problem with the tire: Nail in the tread area, we patch plugged the tire.
  • WE BALANCED THE REPAIRED TIRE.
 
James W. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/23/2021

2017 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
46,516
Service Date
9/20/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Install 4 new tires on the vehicle, replace the valve stem, service kit, or sensor, as needed. Perform sensor registration/relearn procedures as needed. The D.O.T. identification for the tires are: 1. PJC8 JD1R 1821 2. PJC8 JD1R 1821 3. PJC8 JD1R 2121 4. PJC8 JD1R 2121
  • Computer Spin Balance 4 New Tires
 
Mark B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/21/2021