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Yearly Archives: 2023

Benefits of Loyalty - Why Sticking to One Shop Pays Off

While it might be tempting to explore different options for service, consistency with a shop holds it's value. Here's why staying loyal to one shop is worth it.       1. Every visit to Quality Automotive Servicing adds to your vehicle's history log, creating a valuable record of maintenance and repairs. This history becomes an invaluable asset for technicians and service advisors, aiding them in making informed recommendations and diagnosing potential issues efficiently. It also helps with the sales value of the vehicle to have had one service provider.   2.  When you establish a relationship with Quality Automotive Servicing, you get to know the people behind the service and they get to know you. This is important for every day work and especially handy when there is an emergency or an issue with service. Having this established relationship is invaluable when it comes to car care.   3. You can be comfortable ... read more

Two Recent Awards Highlight Customer and Community Service at Quality Automotive Servicing

  Quality Automotive Servicing (QAS) and its employees have received notable recognition from prestigious organizations for their exceptional work in both customer service and community support. Here are the highlights: Employee of the Year Award for General Manager Gary Gunter: Gary Gunter's dedication and outstanding service at QAS have earned him the  "Employee of the Year" award from the Truckee Chamber of Commerce. Gary's journey from starting at QAS at the age of 19 to becoming the General Manager stands as a testament to his hard work and commitment. As a native of Truckee, Gary serves as an inspiration for local young adults pursuing careers in the trades. His engagement with high school students, providing insights into this career path, showcases his commitment to nurturing the next generation of professionals. Gary's exceptional communication skills, especially in explaining vehicle needs to customers, have made him hi ... read more

Full Circle Community Support Puts QAS at the Forefront of Community Action

The owners and team at Quality Automotive Servicing are proud of a commitment to the community and the impact that is made when business partners with non-profits and organizations. When submitting your donation request, please be prepared with how your fundraiser or event will fit in with the mission of Full Circle Community Support.      At Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee, California the owners and team have a genuine commitment to the community. Under the banner of Full Circle Community Support, the business is dedicated to making a difference in Truckee in three key areas.  1. Mentoring and challenge opportunities for young people. 2. Addressing local issues affecting Truckee's workforce, namely the housing crisis. 3. Involvement and support of local non-profits in ways that allow them to not simply raise money, but have a bigger impact on the community.    Apprenticeship & Internships The QAS apprentic ... read more

About Your Warranty With Quality Automotive Servicing in Truckee

As a customer of Quality Automotive Servicing, you receive a 24,000 mile/2 years warranty on parts and workmanship for work performed at Quality Automotive Servicing. If you are a member of the Red Check Club you earned an extended warranty of 36,000 miles/3 years. This warranty is based on whatever comes first, the number of years or the mileage.  Your Warranty is with Quality Automotive Servicing It is important to know that your warranty is with Quality Automotive Servicing and only for work performed at QAS. If you experience a problem or have a question, contact us immediately so we can address the issue promptly and effectively with the least amount of inconvenience to you. Trust that our technicians know what work was performed on your vehicle and are best at addressing your concern or issue. This warranty is with Quality Automotive Servicing. It is important to know that you will not be reimbursed for  ... read more

There is a Difference: Simple Oil Change vs Quality Oil Service

  When it comes to car maintenance & repair, it seems some drivers look for the cheapest and fastest way to get it done. Although this may seem like a reasonable way to approach vehicle maintenance, it can actually be the more expensive and time-consuming way. Let's look at a simple oil change at a "quick stop" versus a Quality Automotive Servicing oil service and how the latter will actually save you time and money over the lifetime of your vehicle.        The main difference between an oil change and a Quality Automotive "oil service" is the level of expertise and the comprehensive nature of the service. A "discount" oil change is a quick exchange of engine oil and a new oil filter, typically performed by someone who may or may not be a certified technician. The products used may not be properly specified for the vehicle or of the highest quality.   While an oil c ... read more