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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

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

2011 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
97,017
Service Date
6/7/2021
Services Performed
  • We checked, one of the cooler hoses, a section of the hose blew out, needs to be replaced. The other hose, was hit by the fan, also need to replace this hose. We replaced both hoses, filled system. Road tested, all good.
 
Derek P. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/8/2021

2012 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
204,618
Service Date
6/3/2021
Services Performed
  • 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 rotated the tires, following the recommended procedure. Re-set the tire monitor system, if equipped.
 
Keeshan S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/3/2021

2013 BMW 535xi

BMW 535xi

Mileage
146,691
Service Date
5/26/2021
Services Performed
  • Computer spin balance 2 tires.
  • We changed 2 tires, snows to summers, or summers to snows, Tires were not on rims.
 
GUAYSHAUN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/26/2021

2017 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
44,252
Service Date
5/24/2021
Services Performed
  • We changed 4 tires, summer to winter, or, winter to summer, the tires were on wheels.
 
Paul W. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/24/2021

2013 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
74,886
Service Date
5/10/2021
Services Performed
  • Check brakes, found: Rear brake work has been done. Front rotors are getting rusty, need to monitor. Brake fluid is clean. Road tested for brakes, found: Pedal seems good, we can hear scraping sounds, should replace the brakes soon.
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • We installed a new Napa Legend Battery.
  • We tested the battery with the Snap-on electrical system and battery tester, the battery tested fair. It is an old Interstate brand battery. Positive terminal is also very corroded.
 
Dick D. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/11/2021

2018 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
10,965
Service Date
5/7/2021
Services Performed
  • INSPECTION REQUESTED.
  • New York State motor vehicle inspection, passenger vehicles and light trucks.
 
Joe B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/7/2021

2020 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
11,613
Service Date
5/7/2021
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 rotated the tires, following the recommended procedure. Re-set the tire monitor system, if equipped.
 
Michael F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/7/2021

2014 Dodge Charger

Dodge Charger

Mileage
90,936
Service Date
5/3/2021
Services Performed
  • Customer requests the following work be performed, listed in the symptoms section.
  • Diagnose and Test Electrical Systems, Based on Customer Complaint, Found: We checked. the only active code is P2767. This is for input shaft 2 speed sensor circuit, no signal. Checked with a scan tool, reads 8,000 rpm's without the engine running. Unplugged wiring at the transmission, and transmission controller, tested wiring, all good. Assembled, tested readings at the transmission control module, sensor 1 is reading properly, sensor 2 does not read. Needs the connector assembly replaced.
  • 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 removed the transmission pan. Removed valve body. Replaced connector assembly. Assembled, filled, road tested, transmission shifts good.
  • We reset the oil life monitor system.
 
Robert F. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/3/2021