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Welcome to Motor Masters Automotive,
your car service in San Mateo, CA!

At Motor Masters Automotive, you can count on friendly, professional and knowledgeable people to help you make intellegent decisions about your vehicle. This can save you time and money and reduce the stress of auto service.

Motor Masters Automotive takes pride in exceeding industry standards in automotive service and repair and is rated “A” by the Better Business Bureau since 1996. Whether you have a domestic or foreign, car, truck or SUV, we will provide you with quality service.

We Service Hybrid, Diesel, and Electric Vehicles!

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About Motor Masters Automotive San Mateo, CA

Motor Masters Automotive is family owned and Operated since 1996. Our mission is to provide to our customers correct, courteous and timely automotive service and repair at a fair price. We are a Long Standing, Rated “A+” Member of the Bay Area Better Business Bureau, AAA and ASE Certified, and the first automotive shop in San Mateo County to be a Bay Area Green Business.

Motor Masters Automotive has been there for the people of San Mateo. 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 Mateo has to offer.

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

Motor Masters 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 Motor Masters Automotive the best car service in San Mateo!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in San Mateo, CA

What sets Motor Masters Automotive apart from all of the others in San Mateo, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Mateo, 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 Motor Masters 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 San Mateo auto repair table.

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

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2005 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
132,538
Service Date
8/21/2021
Services Performed
  • TIRES – INSPECT – [Rotation recommended for optimal tire life.] MULTI-POINT INSPECTION (RECOMMENDED) – PERFORM ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE
  • Ford recommended scheduled maintenance – In order to keep your vehicle running right, it is important that you have the systems on your vehicle checked regularly. This can help identify any potential issue before there are any major problems. Ford Motor Company suggests the following multi-point inspection be performed at every scheduled maintenance interval as one way to ensure your vehicles keeps running great. BATTERY – CHECK – [Check battery performance.] EXTERIOR LAMPS – CHECK HALF SHAFT DUST BOOTS – CHECK – [If equipped.] HORN OPERATION – CHECK OIL & FLUID – CHECK – [Inspect for oil and fluid leaks.] RADIATOR, COOLERS, HEATER & A/C HOSES – CHECK SHOCK ABSORBERS/STRUTS – CHECK TURN SIGNALS & HAZARD WARNING LIGHTS – CHECK AIR CLEANER/ELEMENT – INSPECT AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [If equipped with a fluid level indicator.] BRAKE FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT – [Top up fluid.] CLUTCH OPERATION – INSPECT COOLANT RECOVERY RESERVOIR – INSPECT – [Top up fluid.] ENGINE ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT – INSPECT EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check for leaks, damage, loose parts and foreign material.] MANUAL TRANSAXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [If equipped with a fluid level indicator.] POWER STEERING FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT – [Top up fluid.] STEERING LINKAGE – INSPECT SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Check for damage/leaks.] TIRES/SPARE TIRE – INSPECT – [Inspect tires for wear and check air pressure, including spare.] WINDOW WASHER FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT – [Top up fluid.] WINDSHIELD WIPER & WASHER SYSTEMS – INSPECT – [Check windshield for cracks, chips and pitting.]
 
CHERYL P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/23/2021

2018 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
28,294
Service Date
7/31/2021
Services Performed
  • Do not exceed one year or 10000 miles (16000 kilometers) between service intervals. ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT – INSPECT – [After initial inspection, inspect every other oil change until replaced.] AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [Inspect fluid level.] BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect brake pads, shoes, rotors, drums, brake linings, hoses and parking brake.] CABIN AIR FILTER – INSPECT – [The cabin air filter life is dependent on exposure to dusty and dirty conditions. Vehicles operated in these conditions require frequent inspection and replacement of the filter.] ENGINE COOLANT – INSPECT – [Inspect engine cooling system concentration and hoses.] EXHAUST SYSTEM & HEAT SHIELDS – INSPECT HALF SHAFT DUST BOOTS – INSPECT REAR AXLE – INSPECT – [Inspect the rear axle and U-joints. Lubricate any areas with grease fittings (4WD vehicles).] STEERING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect the steering linkage, ball joints, suspension, tire-rod ends, driveshaft and U-joints. Lubricate any areas with grease fittings (4WD vehicles).] MULTI-POINT INSPECTION (RECOMMENDED) – PERFORM ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE – [Do not exceed one year or 10000 miles (16000 kilometers) between service intervals.] OIL LIFE MONITOR – RESET – [Reset your oil monitor system after each engine oil and filter change.] TIRES – ROTATE – [Inspect the tires, tire wear and measure the tread depth. Inspect the wheels and related components for abnormal noise, wear, looseness or drag.]
  • Ford recommended scheduled maintenance – In order to keep your vehicle running right, it is important that you have the systems on your vehicle checked regularly. This can help identify any potential issue before there are any major problems. Ford Motor Company suggests the following multi-point inspection be performed at every scheduled maintenance interval as one way to ensure your vehicles keeps running great. BATTERY – CHECK – [Check battery performance.] EXTERIOR LAMPS – CHECK HALF SHAFT DUST BOOTS – CHECK – [If equipped.] HORN OPERATION – CHECK OIL & FLUID – CHECK – [Brake, coolant recovery reservoir, automatic transmission (with an underhood dipstick), power steering (if equipped) and window washer fluid. Fill if necessary.] RADIATOR, COOLERS, HEATER & A/C HOSES – CHECK TURN SIGNALS & HAZARD WARNING LIGHTS – CHECK ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT – INSPECT AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – INSPECT EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check for leaks, damage, loose parts and foreign material.] STEERING OPERATION – INSPECT SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Check for damage/leaks.] TIRES/SPARE TIRE – INSPECT – [Inspect tires for wear and check air pressure, including spare.] WINDOW WASHER FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT WINDSHIELD WIPER & WASHER SYSTEMS – INSPECT – [Check washer spray, wiper operation and clean all wipers blades. Replace as necessary.]
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace
 
MAUREEN B. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/2/2021

2004 Mercury Grand Marquis

Mercury Grand Marquis

Mileage
194,980
Service Date
5/14/2021
Services Performed
  • CHROME FENDER TRIM – Remove & Replace – All
  • MARKER LAMP ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install – One, Left
  • RADIATOR SHIELD – Remove & INSTALL
  • BLEND LEFT FRONT DOOR OUTSIDE
  • CLEAR COAT
  • FINISH SAND & BUFF
  • MASK FOR OVERSPRAY
  • REFINISH LEFT FENDER OUTSIDE
  • REMOVE & REPLACE STRIPE TAPE
  • REPAIR LEFT FENDER PANEL
  • TINT COLOR
 
JUDY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/22/2021

2019 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
24,633
Service Date
5/19/2021
Services Performed
  • Ford recommended scheduled maintenance – In order to keep your vehicle running right, it is important that you have the systems on your vehicle checked regularly. This can help identify any potential issue before there are any major problems. Ford Motor Company suggests the following multi-point inspection be performed at every scheduled maintenance interval as one way to ensure your vehicles keeps running great. BATTERY – CHECK – [Check battery performance.] EXTERIOR LAMPS – CHECK HALF SHAFT DUST BOOTS – CHECK – [If equipped.] HORN OPERATION – CHECK OIL & FLUID – CHECK – [Brake, coolant recovery reservoir, automatic transmission (with an underhood dipstick), power steering (if equipped) and window washer fluid. Fill if necessary.] RADIATOR, COOLERS, HEATER & A/C HOSES – CHECK TURN SIGNALS & HAZARD WARNING LIGHTS – CHECK ACCESSORY DRIVE BELT – INSPECT AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – INSPECT EXHAUST SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Check for leaks, damage, loose parts and foreign material.] STEERING OPERATION – INSPECT SUSPENSION COMPONENTS – INSPECT – [Check for damage/leaks.] TIRES/SPARE TIRE – INSPECT – [Inspect tires for wear and check air pressure, including spare.] WINDOW WASHER FLUID LEVEL – INSPECT WINDSHIELD WIPER & WASHER SYSTEMS – INSPECT – [Check washer spray, wiper operation and clean all wipers blades. Replace as necessary.]
  • MULTI-POINT INSPECTION (RECOMMENDED) – PERFORM CABIN AIR FILTER – REPLACE – [The cabin air filter life is dependent on exposure to dusty and dirty conditions. Vehicles operated in these conditions require frequent inspection and replacement of the filter.] ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE – [Do not exceed one year or 10000 miles (16000 kilometers) between service intervals.] OIL LIFE MONITOR – RESET – [Reset your oil monitor system after each engine oil and filter change.]
 
JUDY H. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/21/2021

2008 Mazda CX-7

Mazda CX-7

Mileage
178,344
Service Date
3/15/2021
Services Performed
  • DRIVE BELT IDLER PULLEY – Remove & Replace
  • DRIVE BELT TENSIONER – Remove & Replace
  • ENGINE CLEANING SERVICE
  • INCLUDES REMOVING OLD BROKEN BELT THAT WAS BADLY WRAPPED AROUND THE ALTERNATOR PULLEY.
  • Lubricate(where applicable) and check chassis. Change oil and filter. Check air and breather filter. Check all accessible fluid levels under hood and tire pressures. Perform basic maintenance inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
CHRIS L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/16/2021

2005 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
127,418
Service Date
3/6/2021
Services Performed
  • Lubricate(where applicable) and check chassis. Change oil and filter. Check air and breather filter. Check all accessible fluid levels under hood and tire pressures. Perform basic maintenance inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
CHERYL P. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/7/2021

2013 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Mileage
89,350
Service Date
3/4/2021
Services Performed
  • (Combination) – A/C COMPRESSOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng – [Includes: Serpentine type Belt(s).]
  • FUEL INJECTOR – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng One (#5)
  • Lubricate(where applicable) and check chassis. Change oil and filter. Check air and breather filter. Check all accessible fluid levels under hood and tire pressures. Perform basic maintenance inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • SEE NOTES ABOVE.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng
  • VERIFY CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS ON, SCAN FOR CODES & FOUND CODE #P0305, MISFIRE DETECTED CYLINDER #5. CROSS #4 & #5 COIL, ENGINE STILL MISFIRING. CROSS #4 WITH #5 SPARK PLUG, ENGINE STILL MISFIRING. REPLACE #5 FUEL INJECTOR, ENGINE NOT MISFIRING AT THIS TIME. CLEARED CODES & RECHECK, CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS OFF AT THIS TIME.
  • WATER PUMP – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng – [Includes: R&I Timing Belt.] – [Includes: R&I Radiator (where applicable).]
 
LISA K. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/5/2021

2014 Ford C-Max

Ford C-Max

Mileage
91,564
Service Date
3/2/2021
Services Performed
  • PATCH/PLUG RIGHT FRONT TIRE
 
ALEXIS J. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/3/2021

2016 Ford Transit Connect

Ford Transit Connect

Mileage
110,602
Service Date
1/30/2021
Services Performed
  • CYLINDER HEAD TEMPERATURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – 2.5L Eng – [Includes: Component test.]
  • VERIFY ENGINE WILL START WHEN VERY COLD BUT ENGINE STRUGGLES A LOT TO STAY RUNNING & WHITE SMOKES A LOT FROM THE TAILPIPE & SMELLS LIKE RAW FUEL & THEN IT SEEMS TO RUN OK. ENGINE WILL NOT RESTART AFTER ITS WARMED UP. INSPECT FUEL PRESSURE & ITS ABOUT 79 PSI WHILE CRANKING, ITS WITHIN SPECS. CHECK FOR CODES (CHECK ENGINE LIGHT IS NO ON), FOUND NO CODES PRESENT. INSPECT SENSOR ON SCANNER WHILE ENGINE IS RUNNING AT NORMAL OPERATING TEMPERATURE, ALL LOOKS NORMAL EXCEPT THE CYLINDER HEAD TEMPERATURE SENSOR (CHTS) IS SHOWING -12 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT, IT SHOULD BE WELL OVER 180 DEGREES. REPLACE CHTS, RESET COMPUTER & RECHECK, VEHICLE STARTING & OPERATING NORMALLY AT THIS TIME.
 
RON L. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/30/2021

2005 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
159,633
Service Date
11/3/2020
Services Performed
  • Lubricate(where applicable) and check chassis. Change oil and filter. Check air and breather filter. Check all accessible fluid levels under hood and tire pressures. Perform basic maintenance inspection. Road test vehicle.
 
TEEJAY D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/4/2020

2004 Mercury Grand Marquis

Mercury Grand Marquis

Mileage
193,603
Service Date
10/27/2020
Services Performed
  • [Includes: Adjust air pressure and torque wheels to factory specifications.]
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • BATTERY CHARGE SERVICE
  • CHECK ATTACHED INSPECTION REPORT
  • FOUND BATTERY LOW & CHARGED. TEST ALTERNATOR OUTPUT & IT 12.3 VOLTS, NO CHARGING REPLACED ALTERNATOR & RECHECK 13.6 VOLTS, SYSTEM NOW CHARGING.
  • Lubricate(where applicable) and check chassis. Change oil and filter. Check air and breather filter. Check all accessible fluid levels under hood and tire pressures. Perform basic maintenance inspection. Road test vehicle.
  • MOUNT & BALANCE 4 TIRES
 
JUDY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/28/2020

2010 Volkswagen New Beetle

Volkswagen New Beetle

Mileage
170,186
Service Date
10/5/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Move Lock Carrier to service position.]
  • BATTERY CHARGE SERVICE
  • VERIFY BATTERY IS COMPLETELY DEAD & CHARGED FOR ABOUT 2 HOURS. VEHICLE NOW RUNS, TEST ALTERNATOR & IT'S NOT CHARGING. REPLACED ALTERNATOR & RECHECK, SYSTEM IS CHARGING AT THIS TIME.
 
ADREANNA E. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/6/2020