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General Repair


Car troubles can arise at the most inopportune times. We at Water Star Motors have the answers to your car problems when it comes to general repair issues. This can include a wide range of problems, from a broken axle to ignition dilemmas. If your car, truck, or van needs general repair work, the expert mechanics at our shop would love to work on your automobile!


Water Star Motors is committed to excellence and customer satisfaction; we were voted the best auto repair shop in Santa Cruz. We try to save you the most money by working with your warranty services, both dealer and aftermarket, to serve you better! Bring your vehicle by our shop today to get your repair work done!


Our General Repair Include


  • Hybrid Service, Repair, and Diagnostics
  • Diesel Repair
  • Smog Testing and Repair
  • Oil Change
  • Check Engine Light
  • Muffler and Exhaust
  • Radiator Repair
  • Brake Repair
  • Timing Belt Replacement
  • Routine Service 30K, 60K, and 90K
  • Tire rotation
  • Transmission Service and Repair
  • Fuel system Repair
  • Battery
  • Power Steering Service and Repair
  • Pre Purchase Inspection

At Water Star Motors, we specialize in general repair and maintenance, with over 27 years of experience backing us up.

Our technicians have experience in handling the most challenging foreign and domestic vehicles.

If you notice knocking, rubbing, clunking, or any weird sounds from your vehicle, you can drop by our shop for a diagnosis.

Our technicians will take the time to listen to your issues and help get you back on the road as soon as possible.

We are equipped with the latest tools and equipment to provide general repairs that you can count on.

Water Star Motors General Repair


General auto repair is the best way for vehicle owners to keep their vehicles running smoothly.

Today’s modern cars and trucks are designed to be more durable than ever, the key to a longer lifespan is routine maintenance and repair. 

Fluids should be checked and replaced regularly, including other parts and components that are subject to wear and tear. 


Imagine all the money you can save on repair costs because car issues are nipped in the bud. General repair helps you avoid expensive car services arising from neglect.


A simple oil change can do wonders for your vehicle and help keep your engine running in top condition all the time.


The problem is, not all car owners get their vehicle services as frequently as needed. Don’t wait until your check engine light turns on before you head out to your trusted auto shop.


If you are tired of paying too much at the dealership, we have good news for you.


At Water Star Motors, you get the best dealership alternative for all your auto repair needs.


Most car owners think that a car dealership is the only repair shop that can offer excellent service. They don’t realize that they are missing out on great deals since general repair mechanics in Santa Cruz, CA, can provide the same level of service at affordable prices.


At Water Star Motors, you get a family-owned mechanic shop with 27 years of experience.


Here are reasons why you should check us out:


  • First Santa Cruz City Certified Green Business
  • Awarded by the Mayor of Santa Cruz for efforts in the Green Business Community in 2009
  • Certified Green Business in the State of California 
  • AAA approved mechanic shop
  • 2007 award for Small Business of the Year from Assemblyman John Laird
  • Voted Best in Santa Cruz on Good Times reader poll in 2002 and 2012
  • Santa Cruz Magazine Goldie Award in 2009 to 2012
  • ASE certified technicians
  • We have the longest warranties among local shops: 3 years, 36 months Parts and labor on most repairs.
  • We test-drive vehicles to ensure they get the perfect service
  • Latest test equipment for proper diagnosis and repair
  • Customer convenience with same-day service and shuttle service to home/office
  • Complete vehicle inspection every time you visit and give advice on safety issues and potential problems down the road
  • High-quality service at the best prices in town

If you are looking for general repair car mechanics near you we are the best, call us for an appointment today. We specialize in all domestic and import models, including European and Japanese.

Contact Water Star Motors at 318-A River Street, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. Call Us (972) 573-9254




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