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Welcome to Cowden Automotive,
your car service in San Francisco, CA!

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

Here at Cowden 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 San Francisco offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our San Francisco car 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 San Francisco, we are totally confident that Cowden Automotive is the best option in town!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in San Francisco, CA

What sets Cowden Automotive from all of the others in San Francisco, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Francisco, CA, 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 Cowden 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 auto repair San Francisco table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in San Francisco, CA, 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.

About Cowden Automotive San Francisco, CA

For years Cowden Automotive has been there for the people of San Francisco. 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 San Francisco has to offer.

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

Cowden 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 Cowden Automotive the best car service in San Francisco!

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

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2012 Fiat 500

Fiat 500

Mileage
30,462
Service Date
10/16/2018
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – REPLACE CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE SPARK PLUGS – REPLACE BRAKE HOSES and LINES – INSPECT BRAKE LININGS – INSPECT CV JOINTS – INSPECT EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT SUSPENSION SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect the front suspension, tie rod ends and boot seals for cracks or leaks and all parts for damage, wear, improper looseness or end play; replace if necessary.] HANDBRAKE – ADJUST OIL LIFE SYSTEM – RESET – [Unless reset, this message will continue to display each time you turn the ignition switch to the ON/RUN position. To turn off the message temporarily, press and release the Menu button. To reset the oil change indicator system (after performing the scheduled maintenance) perform this procedure: Turn the ignition switch to the "ON" position (Do not start the engine). Fully depress the accelerator pedal slowly three times within 10 seconds. Turn the ignition switch to the "LOCK" position. If the indicator message illuminates when you start the vehicle, the oil change indicator system did not reset. If necessary repeat this procedure.] SUNROOF RAILS – CLEAN/LUBRICATE TIRES – ROTATE – [Rotate the tires at the first sign of irregular wear, even if it occurs before 32,000 miles (52,000 km).]
 
JOHN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/18/2018

2007 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
58,901
Service Date
10/16/2018
Services Performed
  • tech inspected vehicle, recd to replace shocks and struts
  • ck brake lights
 
BOB B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/17/2018

2007 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
138,457
Service Date
9/20/2018
Services Performed
  • ck brakes squealing from passenger side, ck wipers
  • CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS,BELTS,HOSES,BOOTS,TIRES,LIGHTS,ETC.LUBE LOCKS AND HINGES
 
KATHY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/24/2018

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL450

Mercedes-Benz GL450

Mileage
54,946
Service Date
9/19/2018
Services Performed
  • CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS,BELTS,HOSES,BOOTS,TIRES,LIGHTS,ETC.LUBE LOCKS AND HINGES
 
AMY R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2018

2004 GMC Yukon

GMC Yukon

Mileage
174,032
Service Date
9/14/2018
Services Performed
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove and Replace – Each Additional
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove and Replace – One
 
robert p. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/15/2018

2014 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
80,972
Service Date
8/30/2018
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – CHECK – Second Battery – [If equipped. If equipped.] CV JOINTS – CHECK – [Check for damage/leaks.] REAR WINDOW – CHECK – [Check cleaning nozzle functionality (if applicable).] BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect brake system and shock absorber for leaks and damage, check thickness of brake pads, brake disc condition front and rear. Look for contact pattern and corrosion of brake discs, and check brake fluid level subject to abrasion.] COOLING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check coolant level and frost protection.] DRIVE BELTS – INSPECT – Ribbed Belt – [Check condition.] ENGINE – INSPECT – [Check engine and engine components: Check (from above) for leaks and damage. Check (from below) for leaks and damage, check transmission, final drive, and drive shaft boots.] EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check for leaks, damage, and secure fittings.] HEADLIGHTS – INSPECT – [Check adjustment] LIGHTING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check interior and glove box lights, cigarette lighter/power outlets, horn, and all warning lamps. Check front and rear lights, luggage compartment lighting, turn signals, hazard warning lights, daytime running lights, curve lighting, and automatic headlights.] POWER STEERING FLUID – INSPECT – [Check and correct fluid level.] TIE ROD ENDS – INSPECT – [Check for excessive play, check boots.] TIRES/SPARE TIRE – INSPECT – [Check tread depth, condition, wear pattern and pressure of all tires (including spare).] UNDERBODY CONTACT POINTS and LINKAGE – INSPECT – [Inspect under seal, underbody trims, pipe placing, and plug for damage] WINDSHIELD WIPER and WASHER SYSTEMS – INSPECT – [Inspect windshield washer, headlight cleaning system, and wiper blades: Check for damage and function. Check fluid level and add if necessary.] CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE – Dust and Pollen Filter ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE HINGES and CHECKS – LUBRICATE SERVICE INTERVAL INDICATOR/DISPLAY – RESET – [Where applicable] TIRES – ROTATE – [Rotate front to rear.] VEHICLE – ROAD-TEST – [Check braking, kick-down, steering, electrical, heating and ventilation systems, air conditioning, handling, and parking brake.]
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front ( 85 %) Rear ( 85 %)
 
MATTHEW D. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/10/2018

2008 Chrysler 300

Chrysler 300

Mileage
46,539
Service Date
9/5/2018
Services Performed
  • GPS loses signal at times, move antenna and starts working
 
Stephen E. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/6/2018

2016 Chevrolet Sonic

Chevrolet Sonic

Mileage
49,071
Service Date
8/7/2018
Services Performed
  • TECH FOUND EXPANSION TANK CRACKED AND LEAKING ALOT OF COOLANT. TECH REPLACED EXPANSION TANK. PRESSURIZED COOLING SYSTEM AND NO LEAK FOUND. TECH TEST DROVE VEHICLE AND CAME BACK AND FOUND MAJOR LEAK COMING FROM WATER PUMP. WATER PUMP NEEDS TO BE REPLACED.
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove and Replace – LTZ,RS,1.4L Eng,Turbocharger
 
allana a. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/24/2018

2007 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
100,523
Service Date
8/3/2018
Services Performed
  • ck alignment of windshield washer fluid
  • Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels and tire pressures.
 
TAREQ M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/14/2018

2007 Honda Fit

Honda Fit

Mileage
112,558
Service Date
7/30/2018
Services Performed
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks. Lining remaining is: Front ( 5 %) Rear ( 50 %)
  • TECH FOUND BRACKET THAT HOLDS FENDER, THE WELD IS BROKEN. TECH FOUND FENDER BENT A LITTLE TOO. VEHICLE NEEDS BODY WORK.
  • SKID PLATE IS STILL SECURED. TECH INSTALLED 4 BODY CLIPS ON TOP OF BUMPER
  • REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS
 
ANDRES C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/2/2018

2004 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
106,951
Service Date
7/9/2018
Services Performed
  • anual service, includes, regular service,BRAKE INSPECTION ,tire rotation Lubricate and check chassis. Change oil and oil filter. Check air filter and breather filter. Check all fluid levels FRONT BRAKES %___80____ REAR BRAKES%__80_____
  • POWERSTEERING SEEMS TO BE OK AT THIS TIME. POWERSTEERING SYSTEM MIGHT OF NEEDED TO BE RESET AFTER BATTERY REPLACEMENT.
 
LINDA W. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2018

2014 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
21,275
Service Date
6/22/2018
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
 
GARY W. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/26/2018