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Welcome to Whitney Auto Service,
your car service in
Sherman Oaks, Encino and Van Nuys, CA!

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

Since 1950, Whitney Auto Service is a 4th generation family owned and operated automotive service and repair shop. We hold old fashion values while providing high-tech service. We value honesty and trust.

We perform key programming, key fob programming, computer programming, computer updates for PCM, BCM, TCM, ABS, and more.

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About Whitney Auto Service Van Nuys, CA

Whitney Auto Service is a third generation family-run business that has been serving thousands of satisfied customers since 1950.

Courtesy and care have been the hallmark of Whitney Auto Service—no wonder we have received the Automobile Club’s highest service award 10 years in a row!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Van Nuys, CA

What sets Whitney Auto Service apart from all of the others in Van Nuys, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Van Nuys, 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 Whitney Auto Service, 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 Van Nuys auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Van Nuys, 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

2009 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
68,011
Service Date
6/14/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Service and check over
  • Cannot duplicate at this time
  • Front brakes are getting low. Possibly needed next service
  • Client states — Check A/C works great in the morning but not as efficient in the afternoon
  • Replace motor oil and oil filter. Check all fluids and top off as needed, Check and inflate all vehicle's tires to the recommended tire pressure rating. Lube chassis if possible. Inspect air filter and replace if needed. Check belts and hoses. Reset engine oil replacement reminder light [MAINT REQD], if equiped.
  • Replace both A/C schrader valves leak check system – OK Add additive
 
Melanie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/19/2019

2011 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
90,399
Service Date
6/3/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Hissing noise, loss of power, stalled and wont start. Temp gauge started to go up
  • REPORT Engine has been overheated Water pump is leaking Starter is unable to turn over seized engine We were able to jump starter once and start engine for a few seconds and it sounded terrible Needs engine replaced
  • ENGINE VALVE COVERS – Remove for internal engine inspections
  • Transfer all parts as needed Replace water pump Replace water thermostat Install fuel injector seal kits Install New exhaust manifold gasket Install new cam position sensor o rings Install High pressure fuel pump gasket New motor oil and oil filter Add new anti freeze to proper pH level Add power steering fluid Customer agrees to replace Replace all 4 camshaft position sensors Replace crankshaft position sensor Replace radiator hoses Replace spark plugs Replace air filter
  • REPORT Low pressure OK High pressure is half of what is should be. 800 normal and high pressure pump is only producing 400 Install leak/smoke detector to fuel system – No leaks present Engine runs good above idle but vehicle barely runs @ idle NEEDS High pressure fuel pump replaced
  • Replace stretch bolts for fuel pump Replace Connector pipe
 
Kevin B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2019

2010 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
84,922
Service Date
6/3/2019
Services Performed
  • Upper oil pan is leaking
  • OIL PAN GASKET – Remove and Replace
  • Replace motor oil and oil filter. Check all fluids and top off as needed. Check and inflate all vehicle's tires to the recommended tire pressure rating. Lube chassis if needed. Inspect air filter and replace if needed. Check belts and hoses. Reset engine oil replacement reminder light [MAINT REQD] , if equiped.
  • VALVE COVER GASKET – Remove and Replace – Both
  • Install new clutch kit
  • Sublet
 
David B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/4/2019

2015 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
70,510
Service Date
5/31/2019
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove and Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
 
John Q. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/5/2019

2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Chevrolet Monte Carlo

Mileage
68,872
Service Date
5/28/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Service and check over
  • Replace motor oil and oil filter. Check all fluids and top off as needed, Check and inflate all vehicle's tires to the recommended tire pressure rating. Lube chassis if possible. Inspect air filter and replace if needed. Check belts and hoses. Reset engine oil replacement reminder light [MAINT REQD], if equiped.
 
Donna K. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/30/2019

2007 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
162,079
Service Date
5/21/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Service and check over
  • Replace motor oil and oil filter. Check all fluids and top off as needed, Check and inflate all vehicle's tires to the recommended tire pressure rating. Lube chassis if possible. Inspect air filter and replace if needed. Check belts and hoses. Reset engine oil replacement reminder light [MAINT REQD], if equiped.
 
Gil B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/23/2019

2015 Nissan Altima

Nissan Altima

Mileage
67,352
Service Date
5/1/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Quit on freeway offramp
  • Client states — Starts and dies
  • REPORT Hook up diagnostic scanner Codes P0340 Camshaft position sensor (2) and P0335 Crankshaft position sensor Diagnose codes Report – NO crank RPM signal from crank sensor No spark at ignition coils Need to replace Crank sensor and both Cam sensors Nissan always recommends replacing all sensors when fault is given Clear codes
  • CAMSHAFT POSITION SENSOR – Remove and Replace – In-Line4 Both
  • CRANKSHAFT POSITION SENSOR – Remove and Replace –
  • No fuel pressure
  • Replace fuel tank seal
 
John Q. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/3/2019

2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser

Mileage
73,374
Service Date
4/29/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Brakes squeal
  • Reline front brakes Replace brake pads Measure front brake rotors and report Re-surface/machine both brake rotors Check brake calibers Top off brake fluid Road test
  • SUBLET –
 
Andre B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/2/2019

2010 Audi A6

Audi A6

Mileage
60,117
Service Date
4/26/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Left rear window wont go up
  • WINDOW REGULATOR – Remove and Replace – Left Rear
  • OUTSIDE WINDOW SEAL – Remove and Replace, Left Rear
 
Shelby A. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2019

2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
168,717
Service Date
4/23/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Shocks for the truck
  • SHOCK ASSEMBLY – Remove and Replace – Both Front
  • SHOCK ABSORBER – Remove and Replace – Both Rear
  • WIPER BLADES – Remove and Replace
 
John H. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/24/2019

2007 Lexus ES 350

Lexus ES 350

Mileage
116,550
Service Date
4/16/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Pop sound, smokes from engine compartment, red fluid leaking
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – [Includes: R and I Bumper Cover.]
  • (Combination) – RADIATOR HOSE – Remove and Replace Lower
  • (Combination) – RADIATOR HOSE – Remove and Replace Upper
 
Caryn F. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/23/2019

2008 Scion xB

Scion xB

Mileage
128,450
Service Date
4/9/2019
Services Performed
  • Client states — Service and check over
  • Replace motor oil and oil filter. Check all fluids and top off as needed. Check and inflate all vehicle's tires to the recommended tire pressure rating. Lube chassis if needed. Inspect air filter and replace if needed. Check belts and hoses. Reset engine oil replacement reminder light [MAINT REQD] , if equiped.
 
Diane P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/10/2019