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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

2017 Chevrolet Express 3500

Chevrolet Express 3500

Mileage
13,940
Service Date
5/6/2022
Services Performed
  • ===COMPLETED AS DIRECTED, ALSO A COURTESY ROTATED BOTH FRONT TIRES TO LEFT REAR DUE TO INNER TIRE WEAR ====
  • SET ALL TIRES TO 65PSI ..
 
DENNIS S. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/10/2022

2005 Ford Focus

Ford Focus

Mileage
109,638
Service Date
4/14/2022
Services Performed
  • TEST DRIVE, REMOVE ALL WHEELS AND FRONT AND REAR DRUMS IF NEEDED. INSPECT FRONT AND REAR LINING, HARDWARE, HYDRAULIC LINES, MASTER CYLINDER, AND FLUID CONDITION. MEASURE DRUM AND ROTOR THICKNESS. CLEAN AND ADJUST REAR BRAKES AND EMERGENCY BRAKE IF APPLICABLE. FOUND FRONT BRAKE LINING WORN TO __7.0MM__ REAR BRAKE LINING WORN TO __2.5MM__ LEFT FRONT ROTOR WORN TO __24.7MM__ RIGHT FRONT WORN TO __24.7MM__ MIN SPEC IS, __23MM__ CHECKED SHOES THROUGH INSPECTION HOLE, UNABLE TO REMOVE DRUMS DUE TO RISK OF BEARING DAMAGE DURING DISASSEMBLY AND CUSTOMER CAN NOT APPROVE BEARING REPLACEMENT AT THIS TIME. MAX SPEC IS __204MM__ BRAKE FLUID DIRTY BUT TESTED AND PASSED WITHIN TOLERANCES OF SPECIFICATION BRAKE FLUID DOES NOT NEED TO BE FLUSHED AT THIS TIME. DRIVER REAR AND PASSENGER FRONT BRAKES ARE ACTUATING WHEN BRAKES ARE APPLIED, DRIVER FRONT AND PASSENGER REAR BRAKES DO NOT OPERATE WITH BRAKE PEDAL ACTUATION. VEHICLE IS UNSAFE TO DRIVE WITHOUT ALL FOUR BRAKES OPERATING.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • VEHICLE WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATION__94__lbs TORQUED WHEEL LUG NUTS DOWN TO__94__lbs
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. BATTERY TESTED 469CCA OUT OF 590CCA AT 12.67V, WIPER BLADES WORN, REAR SHOCKS LEAKING, ENGINE COVERED IN MOISTURE CAN NOT DETERMINE WHERE LEAKS ARE COMING FROM AT THIS TIME.
 
CHRISTINE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/19/2022

2008 Ford Escape

Ford Escape

Mileage
131,848
Service Date
4/13/2022
Services Performed
  • TEST DRIVE, REMOVE ALL WHEELS AND FRONT AND REAR DRUMS IF NEEDED. INSPECT FRONT AND REAR LINING, HARDWARE, HYDRAULIC LINES, MASTER CYLINDER, AND FLUID CONDITION. MEASURE DRUM AND ROTOR THICKNESS. CLEAN AND ADJUST REAR BRAKES AND EMERGENCY BRAKE IF APPLICABLE. FOUND FRONT BRAKE LINING WORN TO __4MM__ REAR BRAKE LINING WORN TO __1MM__ LEFT FRONT ROTOR WORN TO __26.08MM__ RIGHT FRONT WORN TO __26.47MM__ MIN SPEC IS, __22MM__ LEFT REAR DRUM WORN TO __256.63MM__ RIGHT REAR WORN TO __256.55MM__ MIN SPEC IS __256.3MM/10.090"__ FOUND REAR BRAKE DRUMS AT MAXIMUM DIAMETER, REAR WHEEL CYLINDERS LEAKING BEHIND DUST BOOTS, SUGGEST REPLACE REAR BRAKE DRUMS SHOES AND HARDWARE, REPLACE REAR WHEEL CYLINDERS AND PERFORM BRAKE FLUID FLUSH.
  • VEHICLE WHEEL LUG NUT TORQUE SPECIFICATION__100__lbs TORQUED WHEEL LUG NUTS DOWN TO__100__lbs
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. WIPER BLADES WORN, BATTERY TESTED 575CCA OUT OF 650CCA AT 12.37V. FRONT STRUT MOUNTS MAKING NOISE WHEN GOING OVER SMALL BUMPS. SUSPENSION BUSHINGS CRACKED, FRONT UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINT BOOTS TORN.
  • CUSTOMER REQUESTED INFLATE TIRES TO 40 PSI AGAINST OUR RECOMMENDATION
  • REPLACED BRAKE DRUMS DUE TO WORN TO MAXIMUM DIAMETER. REPLACED WORN BRAKE SHOES AND HARDWARE.
  • REPLACED LEAKING REAR WHEEL CYLINDERS.
  • INSPECT MASTER CYLINDER, HYDRAULIC HOSES AND LINES. INSPECT CALIPERS AND BACKING PLATES FOR SIGNS OF LEAKING. INSTALL FLUSHING EQUIPMENT. FLUSH AND BLEED ENTIRE SYSTEM AT ALL FOUR WHEELS UNTIL CLEAN. CLEAN MASTER CYLINDER OR RESERVOIR. TOP OFF FLUID. CONFIRM PROPER OPERATION. TEST DRIVE. CHECK FOR LEAKS.
 
MARK J. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/19/2022

2005 Ford Pickup

Ford Pickup

Mileage
250,244
Service Date
4/6/2022
Services Performed
  • — VERIFIED CUSTOMERS CONCERN, REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH CRACKED EXHAUST MANIFOLDS AS NEEDED – TEST DROVE VEHICLE AND VERIFIED REPAIRS – ALL OK
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. BED BUSHINGS AND BOLTS BROKEN AND MISSING. BED COULD POSSIBLY FALL OFF.
  • -45 PSI ALL AROUND –
  • – COMPLETED AS DIRECTED – ADDED 4INCH OVAL BLACK SIDE STEPS – VERIFIED PROPER FIT – ALL OK
 
WYATT T. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/19/2022

2012 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
66,494
Service Date
4/12/2022
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.
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. ///upon inspection noticed wipers worn out and air filter dirty … battery hold down missing //// DRIVER REAR SHOCK LEAKING.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – Remove & Replace
 
JIM M. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/12/2022

2009 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
128,722
Service Date
2/24/2022
Services Performed
  • SMOKE TESTED EVAP SYSTEM AS PER CUSTOMERS REQUEST – FOUND SMOKE AT REAR OF FUEL TANK . TANK NEEDS TO BE LOWERED FOR PROPER DIAG, ALSO NOTICED PURGE VALVE SMOKING INTO INTAKE – CUSTOMER WAS ADVISED AND AUTHORIZED REPAIRS
  • ===REMOVED FUEL TANK FROM VEHICLE AND SMOKE TESTED , FOUND LEAK AT FUEL PUMP – REMOVED AND REPLACED FUEL PUMP AS NEEDED = ALL OK
  • – DURING DIAGNOSES FOUND LEAK AT PURGE VALVE – LEAKING INTO INTAKE – REMOVED AND REPLACED VALVE AS NEEDED FOR THIS CONCERN ..
  • 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
 
CARLOS C. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/2/2022

2014 BMW X5

BMW X5

Mileage
51,428
Service Date
3/1/2022
Services Performed
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT ENGINE MOUNTS AS DIRECTED-TEST DROVE VEHICLE TO VERIFY PROPER OPERATION – ALL OK
  • COMPLETED AS DIRECTED – NOTICED MARGINAL CRACK ON BOTH INNER THRUST STRUT BUSHING – NORMAL WEAR AND TEAR WITH MILES – DID NOT NOTICE ANY VIBRATION DURING TEST DRIVE ON BRAKE APPLY
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. ///will need rear brake soon ///3-4mm remaining //needing wiper blades ///
  • CLEANED ALL RESIDUE OIL AND ADDED DYE AS DIRECTED –
  • F33/R41
 
RICK L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/1/2022

2009 Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
141,873
Service Date
2/10/2022
Services Performed
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Both,w/o Auto Leveling Headlamps – [DOES NOT include disassemble or alignment.]
  • SHOCK &/OR STRUT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [DOES NOT include alignment.]
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT WHY DOES THE CUSTOMER BELIEVE THEY NEED AN ALIGNMENT?
  • HOIST VEHICLE, DRAIN ENGINE OIL, REMOVE AND REPLACE OIL FILTER. INSPECT, REPLACE OIL DRAIN PLUG AND/OR GASKET IF NEEDED. REPLACE OIL. PERFORM VEHICLE MULTI POINT INSPECTION. REFILL NEEDED FLUIDS. CONFIRM PROPER OPERATION. TEST DRIVE.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER.
  • 35/35
 
RENATA O. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/16/2022

2018 Dodge Journey

Dodge Journey

Mileage
67,212
Service Date
1/31/2022
Services Performed
  • WHEEL ALIGNMENT SLIGHT PULL TO THE RIGHT
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
 
ROBERT S. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/5/2022

2019 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500XD

Mileage
26,564
Service Date
1/27/2022
Services Performed
  • RV WHEEL ALIGNMENT WHEEL ALIGNMENT PREVIOUS ALIGNMENT PERFORMED 04/15/21 AT 13773 MILES CUSTOMER STATES PASSENGER FRONT IS WEARING UNEVENLY, CHECK AND ADVISE.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
 
HENRY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/5/2022

2007 Jeep Wrangler

Jeep Wrangler

Mileage
99,378
Service Date
12/31/2021
Services Performed
  • -UPON PROPER DIAGNOSES .. NEEDING TO START WITH REPLACING STARTER- INTERNAL FAILURE
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. ///CLEANED BATTERY AS A COURTESY///
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • STARTER ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace
 
RICHARD A. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/26/2022

2016 Toyota Camry

Toyota Camry

Mileage
53,667
Service Date
1/18/2022
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
 
JERRY B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/25/2022