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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

2011 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
142,477
Service Date
7/16/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Diagnose check engine/service engine soon light, found the following trouble codes: P2101, P2110, P2112 Diagnose the trouble codes, found: All of the codes are related to the throttle body system. Throttle body needs cleaning or replacing. We removed the throttle body, something is broken inside the unit, can hear something rattling. Need to replace the unit.
  • We replaced the throttle body unit. Performed the re-learn procedure.
 
Marc C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2021

2017 Chrysler Pacifica

Chrysler Pacifica

Mileage
67,074
Service Date
7/14/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Roger H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

2013 Dodge Avenger

Dodge Avenger

Mileage
74,428
Service Date
7/13/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Check noise, found: Left front inner brake pad grinding, worn out, needs pads and rotors replaced.
  • Replace the front brake pads with new pads. Clean and lubricate the brake hardware. Install anti-squeal lubricant to the pad mounting areas. Also includes: removing of the front 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.
 
Raheem D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

2009 Chevrolet Avalanche

Chevrolet Avalanche

Mileage
196,282
Service Date
7/2/2021
Services Performed
  • Cust. Req. OIL CHANGE
  • Oil change maintenance service, consisting of draining 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. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
 
Matthew F. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/2/2021

2010 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
53,900
Service Date
6/30/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
This vehicle's owner gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2021

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
12,160
Service Date
6/29/2021
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. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
  • We installed customer supplied wheel liners.
 
Joe B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/29/2021

2012 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
151,401
Service Date
6/16/2021
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. Adjust the tire pressures to factory specifications.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
  • Check noise, found: Noise is the left front brake dust shield, got out of place and was rubbing on the rotor, we re-positioned the shield. Also, vehicle will need rear brakes soon, pads and rotors, and the brake fluid changed.
 
Mike C. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/19/2021

2018 Cadillac XT5

Cadillac XT5

Mileage
24,568
Service Date
6/18/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Randy H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/18/2021

2017 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
50,763
Service Date
6/15/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • We mounted a bracket, mounted the plug, wired to vehicle. Tested, all lighting circuits work.
  • We intalled new license plates, front and rear.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Mary G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/15/2021

2013 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
116,513
Service Date
6/11/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • We changed 4 tires, summer to winter, or, winter to summer, the tires were not on rims.
  • We computer spin balanced 4 tires.
  • 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. We reset the A,1 maintenance.
 
Mike L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/13/2021

2016 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
47,673
Service Date
6/10/2021
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.
  • Check axle seal leak, found: Slight leak from the drivers side front axle seal. We found the front differential is overfilled. Corrected the level, cleaned up leak, need to monitor. Probably no other work needed.
 
Kim S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/10/2021

2008 Chrysler Town & Country

Chrysler Town & Country

Mileage
130,638
Service Date
6/9/2021
Services Performed
  • Check 1. A/C doesn't cool well on passenger side 2. Struts 3. Oil Change 4. Check exhaust
  • We replaced both front struts and sway bar links.
  • Check and adjust if necessary: caster, camber and toe using the Hunter WA-430 four wheel alignment machine. Adjustments are made to the front wheels only. Re-set the steering angle sensor, if equipped, using the alignment machine.
  • Oil change maintenance service, consisting of draining 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 protection is good for at least -35 unless noted.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
  • Check exhaust system, found the following problems:
  • We replaced the catalytic converter.
  • Identify refrigerant for proper refrigerant. Found 100% R134A. Leak test with electronic leak tester. Found the rear evaporator core is leaking. See estimate. Remove and measure old refrigerant. Evacuate system. Install proper refrigerant charge. Performance test system. System only has 6 O/Z of freon in it. System holds 40 O/Z. Not sure how long the charge will last.
 
Heather M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/9/2021