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Welcome to Tech-Age Automotive,
your car service in Thousand Palms, CA!

For 43 years Tech-Age Automotive has provided quality work and outstanding service. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are family owned and operated- our dedication to our customers is the reason they stick with us—the best auto repair Thousand Palms has to offer.

Here at Tech-Age Automotive we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Thousand Palms offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Thousand Palms, we are totally confident that Tech-Age Automotive is the best option in town!

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The Absolute Best Car Service in Thousand Palms, CA

What sets Tech-Age Automotive apart from all of the others in Thousand Palms, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Thousand Palms, 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 Tech-Age 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 Thousand Palms auto repair table.

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

About Tech-Age Automotive Thousand Palms, CA

For years Tech-Age Automotive has been there for the people of Thousand Palms, CA. 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 Thousand Palms has to offer.

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

Tech-Age 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 Tech-Age Automotive the best car service in Thousand Palms, CA!

Are you ready to experience the best Thousand Palms, CA car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2006 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
96,389
Service Date
4/21/2021
Services Performed
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • SPLASH SHIELD HOLES BROKEN AND RETAINERS MISSING, SUGGEST REPLACING
  • TEST DRIVE, RAISE VEHICLE ON HOIST. VISUALLY INSPECT STEERING COMPONENTS AND GEARBOX. CHECK TIE RODS AND LINKAGES FOR PLAY, LOWER VEHICLE AND CHECK UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINTS FOR PLAY.
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER.
 
JOANNE P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/22/2021

2010 GMC Terrain

GMC Terrain

Mileage
54,219
Service Date
4/16/2021
Services Performed
  • 35 PSI ALL AROUND .. ABLE TO RESET TPM SENSORS WITH NO ISSUES
  • VISUALLY INSPECT UNDER HOOD, DASH COMPONENTS AND CONTROLS. CHECK A/C AND OTHER BELTS. INSTALL GAUGES, CHECK SYSTEM PRESSURE AND FREON LEVEL. ADD FREON IF NEEDED. PERFORMANCE AND LEAK CHECK SYSTEM. ADVISE CUSTOMER. AMBIENT TEMP __75.2 F________ FREON TYPE ___134A_______ SYSTEM CAPACITY___1.43____ BEFORE REPAIRS: VENT TEMP ____80.4_________ LOW SIDE PRESS __10PSI_______ HIGH SIDE PRESS __115PSI_______ AMOUNT OF OIL RECOVERED__.25OZ______ AMOUNT FREON RECOVERED____.32LB____ LEAK TEST___PASSED __ AFTER REPAIRS: LOW SIDE PRESS __28PSI_______ HIGH SIDE PRESS ___160PSI______ AMOUNT OF OIL ADDED___.3OZ_____ AMOUNT FREON ADDED__1.43LB______ VENT TEMP _____43.5F _______ DISTRIBUTION DRIVER____CENTER____PASSENGER____DASH REGISTERS. UPON INSPECTION FOUND BOTH LOW AND HIGH SIDE PORTS LEAKING FREON .. REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH LOW AND HIGH SIDE SCHRADER VALVES AS NEEDED FOR THIS CONCERN . RECHARGED AC SYSTEM AND VERIFIED PROPER OPERATION . ALL OK
  • VISUALLY INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. ///NOTICED WASHER RESERVOIR CAP MISSING ///
 
JOSEPH R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/17/2021

2013 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
99,461
Service Date
4/7/2021
Services Performed
  • HOIST VEHICLE, DRAIN ENGINE OIL. REMOVE AND REPLACE OIL FILTER. INSPECT, REPLACE OIL DRAIN PLUG AND/OR GASKET. REPLACE OIL. PERFORM VEHICLE MULTI POINT INSPECTION. RESET OIL CHANGE SERVICE INTERVAL INDICATOR. CHECK AND REFILL FLUIDS AS NEEDED. CONFIRM PROPER OPERATION. TEST DRIVE.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. CABIN AIR FILTER DIRTY, BATTERY TESTED 207CCA OUT OF 710CCA AT 12.23V
 
CINDA K. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/7/2021

2018 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
42,704
Service Date
4/5/2021
Services Performed
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • VISUALLY INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. WIPER BLADES TORN
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
MIGUEL R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/6/2021

2005 Chevrolet SSR

Chevrolet SSR

Mileage
24,851
Service Date
3/26/2021
Services Performed
  • 30/30 FRONT AND REAR
  • COMPLETED AS DIRECTED. REAR SUSPENSION HAS ADJUSTABLE 5 LINK , NECESSARY TO READJUST AXLE POSITION , PINION ANGLE , THRUST ANGLE AND LATERAL OFF SET TO PERFORM PROPER ALIGNMENT . COMPLETED AS DIRECTED
  • VISUALLY INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. NOTE , REAR TRACK WAS RUBBING ON REAR DIFF COVER . NOTICED FRAME CROSS BRACE IN FRONT OF REAR AXLE , ONE MOUNTING BOLT NOT TIGHTENED , WILL NOT TURN, MAY BE CROSS THREADED OR SEIZED .
 
GUY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/28/2021

2011 Volkswagen Golf

Volkswagen Golf

Mileage
15,486
Service Date
3/16/2021
Services Performed
  • 38 PSI ALL AROUND
  • COMPLETED AS DIRECTED
  • VISUALLY INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER.
 
GUY G. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/16/2021

2004 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Mileage
196,711
Service Date
2/10/2021
Services Performed
  • 32PSI, 35PSI SPARE
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. STEERING GEAR LEAKING, HYDRO-BOOSTER LEAKING, POWER STEERING PUMP AND HOSES WET. UPPER CONTROL ARM BUSHINGS TORN, FRONT LOWER CONTROL ARM BUMP STOPS BROKEN OR MISSING LARGE PIECES. FRONT SHOCKS SEEPING, REAR SHOCKS APPEAR OE, NEEDS TPMS SYSTEM DIAGNOSIS, VALVE COVER LEAKS, DRIVER SIDE ENGINE COVER LEAKS
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT
 
KIETH Y. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/10/2021

2012 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
158,218
Service Date
1/25/2021
Services Performed
  • HOIST VEHICLE, DRAIN ENGINE OIL. REMOVE AND REPLACE OIL FILTER. INSPECT, REPLACE OIL DRAIN PLUG AND/OR GASKET. REPLACE OIL. PERFORM VEHICLE MULTI POINT INSPECTION. RESET OIL CHANGE SERVICE INTERVAL INDICATOR. CHECK AND REFILL FLUIDS AS NEEDED. CONFIRM PROPER OPERATION. TEST DRIVE.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
 
DOMIAN F. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2021

2017 Ford Mustang

Ford Mustang

Mileage
56,857
Service Date
10/20/2020
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
  • CONFIRM CUSTOMER COMPLAINT. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. CHECK FLUID CONDITION AND LEVEL. CHECK FOR COMPUTER FAULT CODES. PERFORM FLOW OF DIAGNOSIS AS PRESCRIBED IN FACTORY REPAIR PUBLICATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. SHIFTER CABLE DAMAGED, EVAP CANISTER MISSING, BOTH FRONT AND REAR SKID PLATE/SPLASH GUARDS DAMAGED AND HANGING DOWN MISSING HARDWARE, TRANSMISSION PAN DENTED BUT NOT LEAKING.
  • EVAPORATION CONTROL CANISTER – Remove & Replace Missing – V8,5.0L Eng
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • REMOVED TRANSMISSION PAN FOUND CONTROL VALVE CHECK SPRING DAMAGED AND HANGING UP DETENT WHEEL, MUST REMOVE VALVE BODY TO REPLACE DETENT WHEEL.
  • REPLACED DAMAGED SHIFTER CABLE FOUND INTERNAL SHIFT MECHANISM STUCK SUGGEST REMOVING PAN AND INSPECT.
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. BOTH BATTERY TERMINALS LOOSE, BATTERY TESTED 64CCA OUT OF 590CCA AT 10.39V 10%, ENGINE AIR FILTER NOT INSTALLED PROPERLY, VACUUM LEAKING FROM PORT ON INTAKE NO HOSE INSTALLED,
 
JAMES E. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/21/2020

2007 Mercedes-Benz E350

Mercedes-Benz E350

Mileage
114,466
Service Date
10/2/2020
Services Performed
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • REMOVED VALVE BODY AND CONDUCTOR PLATE, SENT CONDUCTOR PLATE OUT TO BE REPAIRED, ONCE RECEIVED REPAIRED CONDUCTOR PLATE, RE-INSTALLED CONDUCTOR PLATE AND VALVE BODY, REPLACED TRANSMISSION FILTER, FILLED TRANSMISSION. TEST DROVE AND CONFIRMED REPAIR.
  • TEST DRIVE, PERFORM VISUAL CHECK OF UNDERHOOD COMPONETS, RETRIEVE COMPUTER FAULT CODES, CK FUEL SYSTEM PRESSURE AND VOLUMN IF APPLICABLE, SCOPE IGNITION , CK VACUUM AND VAPOR HOSES AND CONNECTION, PERFORM INTAKE SMOKE TESTS, CONSULT FACTORY REPAIR PUBLICATIONS AND WIRING IF NECESSARY E1805 FAULT PRESENT IN CONTROL MODULE (TRANSMISSION 2768 2768 COMPONENT Y3/8N2 (INT SPEED SENSOR (VGS) IS DEFECTIVE 2767 SIGNAL FROM COMPONENT Y3/8N2 (INT SPEED SENSOR (VGS) IS NOT AVAILABLE 9204 CONTROL UNIT ASSYST IS NOT RECEIVING ANY MESS FROM THE ENGINE COMPARTMENT CAN BUS 9204 THE CODING OF THE CONTROL UNIT ASSYST PLUS IS NOT COMPLETE 9099 FAULT IN CAN COMM W/CONTROL UNIT C9W ERASE AND IGNORE IF THIS MODULE IS NOT FITTED TO THIS VARIANT 9401 CONTROL UNIT N93 (CENTRAL GATEWAY CONTROL UNIT) IS NOT TRANSMITTING DATA ON THE CAN BUS 5024 THE CAN COMM OF ENG. CONTROL MODULE IS FAULTY 5025 " " " " " " " " " 5026 " " " " " " " " " 5020 FAULT OF CAN COMM WITH CONTROL UNIT ESP PROG. RT/FR 930C KNOWLEDGE BASE CONFIGURATION IS INCOMPLETE. D146 NO OR INCORRECT CAN MESSAGE FROM CONTROL UNIT N73 (ELECTRIC IGNITION SWITCH CONTROL UNIT) /NO OR INCORRECT MESSAGE FROM CONTROL UNIT N93 (CENTRAL GATEWAY CONTROL UNIT) D010 SUPPLY VOLTAGE OF THE CONTROL UNIT IS TOO LOW (UNDERVOLTAGE)
  • 157350
 
ALEX S. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/3/2020

2013 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
38,873
Service Date
9/11/2020
Services Performed
  • ACCESS BATTERY COMPARTMENT. INSTALL MEMORY KEEP ALIVE DEVISE. REMOVE CABLES AND BATTERY. REPLACE BATTERY. REASSEMBLE. COAT TERMINALS WITH CORROSION INHIBITOR/SEALER. VERIFY CORRECT OPERATION.
  • CHECK COMPONENTS OPERATION. CHECK FUSES AND WIRE CONNECTIONS. CONSULT FACTORY REPAIR PUBLICATION AND WIRE DIAGRAMS. ENG CODES P0513 THEFT DETERRENT KEY INCORRECT (SYMP00) TEST FAILED SINCE DTC CLEARED P0565 SYSTEM VOLTAGE LOW (SYMP00) ABS CODE C0900 DEVICE #1 VOLTAGE HIGH (00) HIST DTC DOOR SWITCH B2555 PASSENGER COMPARTMENT LAMP CONTROL CIRCUIT SHORT TO GROUND (02) THEFT CONTROL B3031 SECURITY SYSTEM CONTROLLER IN LEARN MODE (00) B3055 NO TRANSPONDER MODULATION OR NO TRANSPONDER SUGGEST REPLACE BATTERY AND REMOVE STRIP LIGHTING.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • VISUALLY INSPECT UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS AND BELTS. TEST BATTERY AND CABLES. TEST ALTERNATOR OUTPUT. CHECK STARTER OPERATION AND AMP DRAW. PERFORM CIRCUIT TESTS IF NEEDED. ADVISE CUSTOMER. NEGATIVE BATTERY CABLE VOLTAGE DROP 49MV POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE VOLT DROP 50MV AAA BATTERY NO SIZE OR SPECS ON LABEL LOAD TEST AT 552CCA AT 12.27V REMOVED AND REPLACED BATTERY WITH CORRECT 48 GROUP BATTERY REMOVED STRIP LIGHTING. CLEARED CODES RAN MOST MONITORS.
  • CALIFORNIA BATTERY FEE
 
MARK H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/13/2020

2010 Chevrolet Camaro

Chevrolet Camaro

Mileage
84,989
Service Date
8/28/2020
Services Performed
  • FOUND LOOSE CROSSMEMBER BRACKET, ONE BOLTS MISSING 18MM X 1.25 TIGHTENED SHIELD BRACKET AND REPLACED MISSING BOLT. VERY SMALL EXHAUST LEAKING COMING FROM X-PIPE FRONT INNER WHEEL WELLS MISSING 1 BOLT ON EACH SIDE, POSSIBLY REMOVED DUE TO WHEELS TOUCHING INNER FENDERS.
 
DANE F. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/9/2020