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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

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
123,500
Service Date
5/17/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Install Cat shield
  • Catalytic Converter Shield – Installation
 
Walker M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/18/2022

2008 Honda Element

Honda Element

Mileage
216,577
Service Date
5/5/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — A/C is not cold
  • Client states — Clunking from the rear suspension
  • REPORT No power to AC compressor check circuits Locate bad fuse Replace – A/C cold Road test good
 
Eldon K. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/6/2022

2008 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
204,155
Service Date
5/5/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Steaming, added water, lights on dash
  • Locate leak and repair water tee connection – Plastic and broke Fill with coolant to proper pH Hook up diagnostic scanner. Check computer for fault codes. Coolant temp issue Clear computer memory Road test – No overheat condition
 
Pascal G. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/6/2022

2014 Audi A5 Quattro

Audi A5 Quattro

Mileage
100,614
Service Date
5/3/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Had to add oil and check engine light on dash
  • Hook up diagnostic scanner. Check computer for fault codes. Report Codes P2188 Rich @ idle P0456 EVAP small leak detected Systems test and diagnose Pressure regulator @ High pressure pump There is a TSB for Leak detection pump for this code Clear computer memory
 
Miles B. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/4/2022

2018 Jeep Compass

Jeep Compass

Mileage
21,839
Service Date
4/28/2022
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.
 
Matt C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/29/2022

2006 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
168,308
Service Date
4/15/2022
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.
  • Inspect interior ventilation filter and replace as needed
  • [Includes testing]
 
Bianca R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
157,293
Service Date
4/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Check engine light came on and rumbling noise
  • Hook up diagnostic scanner. Check computer for fault codes. Report Codes P0301 random misfire P0303 random misfire detected Systems test and diagnose Check coils – All look old and show decay Recommend replacing plugs and coils Pressurize coolant system – Holding pressure Does not appear to be a head gasket issue Clear computer memory
  • IGNITION COIL – Remove and Replace – All Four – [Includes: R and I Wiper Link Assembly and Cowl Top Panel.]
  • Combo labor
 
Andrew S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022

2017 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
46,412
Service Date
4/20/2022
Services Performed
  • 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.
 
Dode L. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2022

2011 Toyota FJ Cruiser

Toyota FJ Cruiser

Mileage
100,020
Service Date
4/20/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — 100,000 mile service
  • Client states — suspension, pulls to left when hitting bounce, shakes at 60 mph Pulls when brakeing
  • 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.
  • COOLING SYSTEM – Flush
 
Andre B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/21/2022

2010 Mazda 6

Mazda 6

Mileage
101,197
Service Date
4/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Engine light
  • Hook up diagnostic scanner. Check computer for fault codes. Report Codes P0222 TP Sensor circuit Systems test and diagnose Needs throttle body replaced Clear computer memory
  • New throttle body causing vehicle to drive even worse Perform adaptations – Still no good Look for other throttle body – Options at this time CLEAN original throttle body out of vehicle Install – Vehicle runs perfect – Road test multiple times – Good Cannot warranty repair
 
Heather D. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/13/2022

2005 Lexus IS 300

Lexus IS 300

Mileage
129,815
Service Date
3/31/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Just purchased, Maint light on dash, check brakes and check over
  • REPORT – Due for oil service – Oil leaks – Transmission, valve cover, timing cover – Missing clearance lights – Missing front inner wheel liners Clunk from rear end – Could be differential moving around It appears to have been in accident in the rear
  • 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.
  • Add clips as needed
  • Flush system Add transmission fluids as needed Road test
 
Nicki A. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/11/2022

2020 Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mitsubishi Outlander Sport

Mileage
55,755
Service Date
4/11/2022
Services Performed
  • Client states — Dead battery and had to be jump started by AAA this morning
  • BATTERY TEST –
  • [Includes testing]
 
Sonya L. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/12/2022