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7435 NE Glisan Street Portland, OR 97213

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Specialty Auto Care, The Best Truck and Car Repair Service in Portland

ShopGet top-notch auto repair services today at Specialty Auto Care. From AC repair to transmission services, our goal is to offer expert auto repairs at an affordable price. We are conveniently located near you in Portland. Come by our shop at 7435 NE Glisan Street or call today to schedule an appointment at 503-253-4853.

Quick and Trouble-Free

CrewWe know your time is money. Most truck or car maintenance services can be completed while you wait. Many repairs such as AC repair, brakes, and transmission repairs will be performed that day. Straight forward or complicated, our mechanics will get your auto repairs done quickly and get you back on the road right away.

Get A Clear Estimate With No Hidden Costs

MechanicWe will provide you with an easy to understand estimate before beginning any services. Ask us about options to keep auto repair costs low or upgrades to keep your car in top shape. We stand behind all of our work with a guarantee you can count on. Call today to schedule an appointment at 503-253-4853.

Our Mechanics Can Handle It

Our certified mechanics and highly skilled auto repair specialists provide the best in auto repair services for domestic and import automobiles of all makes and models.

Call today to schedule an appointment at 503-253-4853 or email us.

See What We Do!

4x4 Services, AC Repair, Asian Vehicle Repair, Batteries, Brakes, Car & Truck Care, Electric and Hybrid Vehicle , Electrical Services, Electronic Services, and Engine & Transmission


    4 x 4 Repair
    A/C Service
    Auto Repair
    Brake Service
    Engine Services
    Import and Foreign Repair
    Undercar Services
    Car Care

    Vehicle Tips

    According to recent studies, 5 percent of all motor vehicle fatalities are clearly caused by automobile maintenance neglect.

    The cooling system should be completely flushed and refilled about every 24 months. The level, condition, and concentration of coolant should be checked. (A 50/50 mix of anti-freeze and water is usually recommended.)

    Never remove the radiator cap until the engine has thoroughly cooled. The tightness and condition of drive belts, clamps and hoses should be checked by a pro.

    Change your oil and oil filter as specified in your manual, or more often (every 3,000 miles) if you make frequent short jaunts, extended trips with lots of luggage or tow a trailer.

    Replace other filters (air, fuel, PCV, etc.) as recommended, or more often in dusty conditions. Get engine drivability problems (hard stops, rough idling, stalling, diminished power, etc.) corrected at a good shop.

    A dirty windshield causes eye fatigue and can pose a safety hazard. Replace worn blades and get plenty of windshield washer solvent.

    Have your tires rotated about every 5,000 miles. Check tire pressures once a month; let the tires cool down first. Don't forget your spare and be sure your jack is in good condition.

    Check your owner's manual to find out what fuel octane rating your car's engine needs then buy it.

    Keep your tires inflated to the proper levels. Under-inflated tires make it harder for your car to move down the road, which means your engine uses more fuel to maintain speed.

    Lighten the load. Heavier vehicles use more fuel, so clean out unnecessary weight in the passenger compartment or trunk before you hit the road.

    Use the A/C sparingly. The air conditioner puts extra load on the engine forcing more fuel to be used.

    Keep your windows closed. Wide-open windows, especially at highway speeds, increase aerodynamic drag and the result is up to a 10% decrease in fuel economy.

    Avoid long idling. If you anticipate being stopped for more than one minute, shut off the car. Contrary to popular belief, restarting the car uses less fuel than letting it idle.

    Stay within posted speed limits. The faster you drive, the more fuel you use. For example, driving at 65 miles per hour (mph) rather than 55 mph, increases fuel consumption by 20 percent.

    Use cruise control. Using cruise control on highway trips can help you maintain a constant speed and, in most cases, reduce your fuel consumption.

    Keep your engine tuned. A fouled spark plug or plugged/restricted fuel injector can reduce fuel efficiency as much as 30 percent.

    Inspect the engine's belts regularly. Look for cracks or missing sections or segments. Worn belts will affect the engine performance.

    Have the fuel filter changed every 10,000 miles to prevent rust, dirt and other impurities from entering the fuel system.

    Change the transmission fluid and filter every 15,000 to 18,000 miles. This will protect the precision-crafted components of the transmission/transaxle.

    Inspect the suspension system regularly. This will extend the life of the vehicle's tires.

    What Our Customers

    Are Saying

    reviewiconHonest, Fair, Fast
    Portland, OR
    Specialty Auto Care is the best mechanic in Portland! They are honest, do not overcharge, courteous, timely and get back to you when you leave a message. The small staff are equally as good. It is nice to go to a small business where you and your car are taken care of and remembered.
    , 02/17/2020

    reviewiconGreat Experience
    Car & Truck Care, near Portland, OR
    Had a really good experience dealing with Mark at Specialty Auto. Extremely insightful, knowledgable, AND informative. Estimates were accurate and fair, labor rates are competitive, they have a secure lot and good mechanics. Don't know what else to say
    , 01/02/2020

    reviewiconGreat Service
    Car & Truck Care, near Portland, OR
    Always great service and professional help with excellent prices.
    , 12/12/2019

    reviewiconFriendly and Professional
    Portland, OR
    My Family has used this shop for years and love coming here. Staff is super friendly and prices are great!
    , 04/17/2020
    Tires, near Portland, OR
    Went out on my lunch break and noticed I had a leak in the valve stem on drivers side tire. He got me right in and replaced the valve stem super fast, and back on the road so I could make it back to work before lunch break was over.
    , 10/22/2019

    reviewiconAwesome and trustworthy.
    Car & Truck Care, near Portland, FL
    Once you come you will never leave.
    , 03/06/2019

    Specialty Auto Care

    7435 NE Glisan Street,
    Portland, OR 97213

    ASE (Automotive Service Excellence)
    AAA Approved Auto Repair
    Car Care Aware