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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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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 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

2006 Infiniti M35

Infiniti M35

Mileage
143,857
Service Date
9/3/2020
Services Performed
  • REMOVE AND REPLACE LEAKING CAM SENSORS
  • REMOVED LEAKING VALVE COVER GASKETS FOUND, SPARK PLUG TUBE SEALS LEAKING, TUBE SEALS CAN NOT BE REPLACE ON OE VALVE COVERS, REVISED VALVE COVER DESIGN NEEDED, REPLACED VALVE COVERS AND GASKETS. FOUND REAR CAM SENSORS LEAKING. STEERING RACK AND PINION APPEARS TO BE SEEPING POWER STEERING FLUID SUGGEST CHECKING NEXT SERVICE..
  • 41407
 
JANEY R. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/3/2020

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
134,029
Service Date
7/23/2020
Services Performed
  • 60 FRONT AND 72 REAR
  • CHECK HEADLAMP CONDITION AND OPERATION. CHECK MOUNTINGS AND ADJUSTMENT SCREWS. FOUND HEADLAMP LENS AND HOUSING PITTED, SUGGEST REPLACE HEADLAMP LENSES AND ADJUST.
  • DRAIN AND REFILL CRANKCASE, REPLACE FILTER, LUBRICATE CHASSIS, CK AND TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS, CK FILTERS, BELTS, HOSES, RESET OIL LIFE MONITOR AND GREASED ALL SUSPENSION FITTINGS.
  • REMOVE AND CLEAN FILTER ELEMENT WITH RECOMMENDED CLEANER. ALLOW TO DRY. COAT WITH RECOMMENDED CHEMICAL KIT. REINSTALL. VERIFY PROPER OPERATION.
  • TESTED FULL RANGE, FOUND MOTOR PULLING STEPS ALL THE WAY UP IN REAR WHERE MOTOR IS LOCATED, FRONT HINGES WORN.
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. OIL LIFE MONITOR AT 17% FOUND AIR FILTER DIRTY AND LOOSE FROM INTAKE TUBING. BATTERY TESTED AT 1051CCA OUT OF 760CCA AT 12.8V 137%. WIPER BLADES WORN.
 
CHET H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2020

2007 GMC Sierra

GMC Sierra

Mileage
130,225
Service Date
6/30/2020
Services Performed
  • HEATER HOSES – Remove & Replace – 1500,V8 Outlet REMOVE AND REPLACE LEAKING HEATER HOSE
  • MASTER CYLINDER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Perform ABS Automated Bleed procedure.] – [Includes: Bleed Brake System.] REMOVE AND REPLACE BYPASSING MASTER CYLINDER.
  • REMOVED, DISASSEMBLED AND INSTALLED CUSTOMER SUPPLIED BEARING, REMOVED BRAKE CALIPER FROM DAMAGED BRACKET INSTALLED HUB, BENT CALIPER BRACKET BACK, REPLACED BRAKES PADS ROTORS AND CALIPERS PER CUSTOMERS REQUEST, RE-INSTALLED WHEELS.
 
TYLER G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/2/2020

2006 Chevrolet Colorado

Chevrolet Colorado

Mileage
110,195
Service Date
6/16/2020
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.
  • INFLATE TIRES TO FACTORY SPECIFIED PSI
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – In-Line4 [Includes R&R Plug Boots]
  • 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 FOUND 2 CRACKED SPARK PLUGS SUGGEST REPLACING SPARK PLUGS AND BOOTS.
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. INSPECT VEHICLE EXTERIOR LIGHTING, HORN, WINDSHIELD, WIPER BLADE CONDITION AND OPERATION. ADVISE CUSTOMER. MARKER LIGHT BURNED OUT, LICENSE PLATE BULBS NONOPERATIONAL, BATTERY FAILED TEST BAD CEL 0CCA OUT OF 640CCA AT 10.33V. TIRES CUPPED.
 
ERIC S. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/21/2020

2008 Lexus IS 250

Lexus IS 250

Mileage
17,987
Service Date
3/9/2020
Services Performed
  • 35PSI FRONT, 38PSI REAR, 60PSI SPARE.
  • 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. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. BATTERY TESTED 450CCA OUT OF 575CCA AT 12.36V 78%. STAGGERED WHEELS AND TIRES 225/60R18 FRONT AND 255/60R18 REAR.
 
CLEMENTE L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/9/2020

2007 Acura RDX

Acura RDX

Mileage
124,333
Service Date
1/23/2020
Services Performed
  • 32PSI
  • CHECK COMPONENTS OPERATION. CHECK FUSES AND WIRE CONNECTIONS. CONSULT FACTORY REPAIR PUBLICATION AND WIRE DIAGRAMS. FOUND BATTERY DEAD, CHARGED BATTERY TO 473CCA OUT OF 550 AT 12.6V 86%. FOUND NEGATIVE BATTERY TERMINAL LOOSE AND POSITIVE TERMINAL CONNECTION FROM WIRE TO TERMINAL BAD, REPLACED TERMINAL AND CRIMPED NEW RING TERMINALS TO WIRE AND REINSTALLED. FOUND HANDS FREE LINK CONTROL UNIT CREATING A 2-5AMP DRAW ON BATTERY, HOUSING DAMAGED, REMOVED HOUSING AND FOUND SECONDARY CIRCUIT BOARD HAD NOT BEEN ASSEMBLED CORRECTLY PRIOR TO ARRIVING, INSTALLED LOOSE SECONDARY CIRCUIT BOARD CORRECTLY AND RE-INSTALLED HANDS FREE CONTROLLER IN VEHICLE, FOUND BATTERY NO LONGER HAS DRAW. SECONDARY CIRCUIT BOARD WILL NOT STAY IN PLACE DUE TO CONNECTOR DAMAGE.
  • FOUND GAUGE CONTROL UNIT TESTED GOOD, CONTINUITY FROM HANDS FREE LINK CONTROL UNIT GOOD.
  • INSTRUMENT CLUSTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • VISUALLY INSPECT OUTSIDE AND UNDER HOOD COMPONENTS. TEST DRIVE VEHICLE. HOIST AND INSPECT VEHICLE ACCORDING TO 50 POINT INSPECTION WORK SHEET. ADVISE CUSTOMER. HOSES APPEAR OE, SHOCKS AND STRUTS MARGINAL.
 
JANIE V. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2020

2008 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
132,706
Service Date
11/7/2019
Services Performed
  • AFTER HYDRO-BOOSTER WARRANTY REPLACEMENT NO AUDIBLE RATTLE COULD BE HEARD FROM DASH
  • SCAN PCM FOR FAULT CODES, CK CODE DESCRIPTIONS, CONSULT REPAIR PUBLICATIONS, ADVICE CUSTOMER TO OUR BEST RECOMMENDED TESTING PROCEDURES P0128 ENGINE COOLANT TEMP BELOW THERMOSTAT REGULATING TEMPERATURE, SUGGEST REPLACING THERMOSTATS.
  • THERMOSTAT – Remove & Replace – 2500 HD,3500 HD,Diesel One or Both
  • VISUALLY CHECK UNDER HOOD, HOIST VEHICLE, DE-GREASE AFFECTED AREA, RINSE AND DRY. RUN ENGINE OR LOWER AND TEST DRIVE FOR A PERIOD OF TIME. RE-HOIST AND CHECK. FOUND HYDRO-BOOSTER LEAKING, HYDRO-BOOSTER REPLACED 07/15/19 AT 130148mi. INVOICE 430733 REPAIR COVERED UNDER WARRANTY. RO 431107
 
CHET H. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2019

2008 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
166,735
Service Date
6/27/2019
Services Performed
  • 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. AFTER ENGINE UP TO TEMPERATURE AND TEST DRIVEN, CAT TEMPERATURES WERE OUT OF SPECS, FUEL TRIMS AT 0 TO +1, BOTH NORMAL AND O2 RESPONSE WAS NORMAL, GOOD O2 SENSORS AND BAD CATS, SUGGEST REPLACING CATALYTIC CONVERTERS.
 
ALEX M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/5/2019