Locally Owned Auto Repair Shop Servicing All Makes and Models
ASE Certifed Technicians - Fast and Accurate Service
State of the Art Diagnostic Equipment for Foreign & Domestic Cars, Trucks and SUVs
Honest Opinions and Warranty Backed Repairs

The Car Doctor
Expert Auto Repair & Top-Notch Service in the
Greater Palo Alto Area Including Los Altos, Mountain View, Palo Alto, Santa Clara and Sunnyvale

Auto Repair

Auto Repair

Our ASE Certified techs utilize modern tools & technology for expert auto repair.
Auto Maintenance

Auto Maintenance

We're a dealership alternative for factory auto maintenance services.
German Auto Repair

German Auto Repair

We service all German vehicles including BMW, Mercedes, Audi and more at our full service car shop.
Asian Auto Repair

Asian Auto Repair

The Car Doctor provides complete repair & maintenance for all Asian cars and trucks.

  • Full Service Auto Repair
  • Factory Auto Maintenance
  • All Makes & Models Serviced
  • Fleet Vehicle Repair & Service
  • 30-60-90K Vehicle Maintenance
  • Engine Repair & Diagnostics
  • Transmission Repair & Service
  • Brake Repair
  • Oil Change & Tune Up
  • Automotive AC Repair
  • 24-month or 24,000-mile Warranty

Symptoms of Cooling System Failure We Can Fix at Our Palo Alto Auto Shop
Common Signs of Transmission Trouble We Can Fix at Our Palo Alto Auto Shop
It's Road Trip Season! Complete these Maintenance Tasks before Your Adventure
Basic Ways to Reduce the Risk of Major Engine Trouble
Top Benefits of Always Keeping Up with Oil Changes
Easy Ways to Keep More Gas Money in Your Pocket
Basic Maintenance Tasks to Reduce the Risk of Major Engine Trouble
Common Causes of No-Start We Can Fix at Our Palo Alto Auto Shop
Signs of Alternator Trouble that Mean You Should Visit Our Palo Alto Auto Shop
Signs of Engine Trouble that You Need to Know
Must-Know Signs of a Suspension Problem
Is there a problem with my car's cooling system?
What are common check engine light triggers?
Going on a road trip? Complete these maintenance tasks before you leave
Experienced Mechanic in Palo Alto, CA
Brake Failure: 7 Warning Signs
Why Is It Important to Always Follow Your Oil Change Schedule?
8 Easy Ways to Improve Fuel-Efficiency
How Come My Car Won't Start? Here Are 6 Possibilities
Top 7 Signs of Alternator Trouble
Common Signs of Serious Engine Trouble
Bad Driving Habits that Can Destroy Your Transmission
When to Suspect a Suspension Problem
Important Benefits of a Coolant Flush
7 Reasons the Check Engine Light Illuminates
Always Keep Current with these 6 Important Auto Maintenance Tasks
6 Warning Signs of Cooling System Failure
Recognizing Brake Trouble
6 Symptoms of a Transmission Problem
Expert Auto Repair in Palo Alto, CA
Stay Up to Date on these 6 Important Fluid Flushes
7 Ways to Boost MPGs
6 Signs that You Could Need Alternator Replacement
6 Problems that Can Prevent a Car from Starting
Top Signs of Suspension Trouble
Why is the Check Engine Light On?
Does This Mean it is Time for Auto Repair?
Great Traits of a Professional Auto Repair Shop in Palo Alto
The Sounds of Car Trouble
Top Signs of Big Trouble Under the Hood
The Best Ways to Maintain a Safe Car
Why does my vehicle need oil changes every 3,000 miles?
Is it Time for a Tune Up?
The Importance of Fleet Vehicle Maintenance
Is Your Car Up to Date with These Auto Maintenance Services?
Is it Time for Drive Belt Replacement?
What is Cooling System Service?
What Triggers the Check Engine Light?
Schedule Brake Repair as Part of Routine Auto Maintenance
Why Does My Car Need Scheduled Auto Maintenance?
Restore MPGs with Routine Auto Maintenance
Top Qualities of a Dealership Alternative
Could Your Vehicle Benefit from a Wheel Alignment
How to Tell if it is Time for Transmission Service
Is Time for Major Engine Repair?
What is a Fluid Flush?
Keeping Up with Scheduled Auto Services
What is Factory Auto Maintenance?
3 DIY Auto Maintenance Tips
Top 5 Reasons Your Car Won't Start
Creating of a Fleet Vehicle Preventative Maintenance Plan
Does this mean I need brake repair?
5 Times you Need to Visit an Auto Repair Shop
Are You Keeping Up with Oil Changes?
6 Tips for Raising Your Miles Per Gallon
Finding Top Notch Auto Repair Services
How do I know if I Need Suspension Repair?
Easy Tips to Extend the Life of Your Car
What is Scheduled Auto Maintenance?
How Important is Tire Pressure?
5 Signs of a Failing Ignition
3 Signs it is Time for Clutch Repair
Does my car need new tires? Here's how to tell!
What is Leaking from my Car?
The Major Benefits of Quality Replacement Auto Parts
Top 7 Auto Electric Problems
How can an Auto Repair Shop become a NAPA AutoCare Center?
5 Transmission Troubles that Require Repair
5 signs it's time to make an appointment for brake repair
What Causes a Car Battery to Die?
Hard Starting: Does my car need a new starter motor?
Does my Car need an Engine Rebuild?
Fuel Delivery Failure: Common Fuel System Repairs
How to find a great auto repair shop in Palo Alto
Common Reasons the AC isn't Cold
Pee-Yew! The Smells of Car Repair
Why do Vehicles have so Many Computers?
What Does Colored Exhaust Smoke Mean?
Does My Car Need an Alignment?
Bad Vibes: 3 Shakey Signs Your Car Needs Auto Repair
5 Signs of Alternator Failure
3 Symptoms of an Exhaust Leak
Why Does My Car Smell Funny?
Help! My Car Won't Start
3 Signs it's Time for Exhaust Repair
Why is My Car Loud?
4 Common Reasons the Check Engine Light Comes On
How to Save Gas and Money this Summer
Time For Brake Replacement? 6 Ways to Tell
6 Signs Your Car Needs Suspension Repair
Timing Belt Replacement
Understanding 30/60/90K Maintenance
4 Signs You Need Brake Service or Brake Repair
How Important are Regular Oil Changes?
Six Signs of Transmission Trouble
Preparing for Winter Driving

(650) 492-6853
The Car Doctor
710 San Antonio RD
Palo Alto, CA 94303

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Auto Repair & Service Shop in Mountain ViewIs your car ailing or sick? The Car Doctor is a top auto repair shop in the Palo Alto & Mountain View area, working hard to gain the trust and business of our local community. We've been voted Best Oil Change three years running in our local community, and our local auto shop's commitment to customer satisfaction shows in more than 100 five-star online reviews! Next time you need auto repair or regularly scheduled automotive maintenance in Mountain View or Sunnyvale, call The Car Doctor. We take good care of our customers and their vehicles!

Our ASE-certified auto mechanics are highly skilled and experienced, providing expert auto repair and auto maintenance services for foreign and domestic cars, trucks, SUVs and commercial fleet vehicles of all makes and models. Providing quick and accurate diagnostics and prescribing careful, comprehensive cures for our four-wheeled patients, our automotive physicians do everything from oil changes, tune ups and fluid flushes to engine rebuilds, transmission service to brake repair. We fix auto trouble correctly, ensuring it doesn't come back. If your car needs fluid checks or an engine tune-up, our guaranteed automotive services will put your driving machine back on the road of good health.

NAPA Auto Center and ASE Certified

We offer a 24-month or 24,000-mile warranty on qualifying auto repairs. For exceptional car repair and regularly scheduled auto maintenance alongside unparalleled customer service, call The Car Doctor at (650) 492-6853 or visit our nearby auto shop in Palo Alto!