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4X4 SERVICES

The technicians at Poway's Precision Automotive have years of experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4x4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system (all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously) that employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.

We understand the special needs of these vehicles. These are some of the services we offer.


Transmissions
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Poway's Precision Automotive today.

Transfer Cases
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Trust the automotive experts at Poway's Precision Automotive for all your transmission repairs.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Poway's Precision Automotive today for differentials examination and servicing.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Poway's Precision Automotive, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Alignment
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Poway's Precision Automotive.

Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are connected to the brake system. They can become worn over time, causing a vibrating suspension and noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they break completely, the vehicle will become very difficult to control and unsafe to drive. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically. Poway's Precision Automotive can make sure that your bearings are in good shape and let you know if they need replacement.

Hubs, Seals, Studs, & Nuts
A wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. You can have a safer and smoother ride today by replacing your warped and worn out wheel hubs. Let Poway's Precision Automotive replace your worn out hubs today.

Properly working seals provide oil and grease sealing - offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit. This ultimately leads to premature failure of the bearing unit. To keep out contamination and retain lubricant in the bearings, have the seals replaced with new ones. To have the seals replaced by experts, contact or visit Poway's Precision Automotive today.

Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. The wheel studs are permanently mounted on the wheel hub through the brake disk or brake drum. To secure the wheel, nuts (lug nuts) are fastened over the stud. Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 858-486-4444 or visit Poway's Precision Automotive today.

A wheel nut or lug nut is a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub. A set of lug nuts are used to secure a wheel to the threaded wheel studs (which are fixed to a wheel hub). Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To have your truck's wheels securely fastened to the hub, contact or visit Poway's Precision Automotive in Poway, CA 92064 today.


What Our Customers Are Saying

I recently brought in my Chevy Cruze for check engine light issue. The guys called to discuss the issues, checked if anything was on the recall list, and kept me informed on the status of a part being delivered from out of state. I am always satisfied with my service here.


-Dave

This was my third time coming to this place and they didn't disappoint. They are always fast and professional and they have the best deals. I recommend this place to anyone needing automotive work done. Great Job!!!!!!


-Carl B.

Service for a smog test and wheel alignment was prompt and professionally done. The service coordinator was courteous.


-GENE & EVELYN O

Very pleasant. Josh was very helpful. Thank you!


-BRANDY F

I arrived for my appointment and was immediately served. Within a half hour My car had been smog tested and I was on my way. Pleasant to work with and courteous. Thanks!


-CAROL G

Has consistently done good work at a fair price, including no-cost warranty work when a replacement part failed. I recommend Poway Precision Auto.


-TOM L

I really am glad I brought my car here. They are fun, friendly and Straght forward.


-JOSH T

They fit me right in to the next day schedule, estimated worst case scenario and then managed to finish repairs for much less! Good, knowledgeable, polite staff. I will be bringing them my business again!


-DAVE H

Thanks for the excellence service! I can always count on the two of you to do the absolute best job possible. Your mechanics have been excellent and their expertise is exceptional


-STEVEN P

I took my truck in for it's DMV required smog certification. Had a 2:00PM appointment, but arrived early. Not a problem. Precision took me right away, completed my service in about 15 minutes & I was done. Very professional, knowledgeable & friendly staff.


-MIKE G

I went in for a smog check, they were great fast and efficient and the coupon said 41.20 out the door and it was. There were no hidden costs. I will use them for all my other auto needs as well.


-ANNETTE S

I would like to say that precision came recommended as the place to go for an alignment. I called and made an appointment for today. I got there 30 min. early and was able to get right in. Mike was the service tech and Jay assisted me at the desk. It only took 45 minutes and that included a tire rotation. The car is now perfect again, There are a couple of minor repairs they would recommend but there was no pressure from them. I am going to go back and have some other work done very soon. Just wanted to give Jay and Mike a huge THANK YOU for being professional and respectful of my time and money.


-Robert Hehman

I came here when my brakes were making noise. they inspected the brake system and the rest of the entire car for free and told me exactly what needed to be done. they even brought me into the shop to show me the worn parts on my car. i opted to take my car back so i could shop around before i committed to buying anything from them. they ended up having the cheapest estimate and got the job done while i waited in the lobby. great service, nice guys, and quality work. will definitely be coming back here.


-John M. - Encinitas, CA

If you want exceptional service by a caring team of people that are honest and up front - then this is the place for you. I plan on being a long term customer - Dirk & Jimmy made me feel like family and were able to help me right away. A pleasure to work with any day of the week. Kenny who worked on my car took time to answer my questions thoroughly - nothing bad to say about this team. Will send as many referrals as I can. Thanks again for the great service.


-Karen K. - San Diego, CA

Love this shop! Trustworthy and honest guys :-). Have been going here for a few years now and wouldn't trust my car with anyone else!! Thanks for your hard work guys! Funny reading some of these reviews ... Really goes to show you can't please everyone!


-Danielle M. - Escondido, CA

I took my car here for a smog check. I called for an appointment and they were ready for me at the appointed time. I ambled over from the waiting area to the inspection area and the mechanics were not irked by my presence. They chatted amiably with me while going about their tasks. The mechanics were very thorough and did not seem to be handling the car roughly. The inspection was completed in a reasonable time. The manager and mechanics are courteous and friendly. The only reason it's not a 5-star is because I had printed out a coupon from their website, but was still charged a little over the price on the coupon. Still, I'd definitely go back for the quality of service and customer care.


-Sreejith G. - San Diego, CA

I was referred here for and alignment and scheduled an appointment. The place was easy to find with a large sign off the main road. When I arrived they gave me an estimate and told me the work would take a couple of hours. One of the guys mentioned a shopping center near by. It has a coffee shop, some eateries - even a movie theater, and took about a 10 min walk to get to. My car was done when they said it would be, and the cost was as estimated. The staff was great, - friendly and professional. A few weeks later I returned to have some recommended repairs done and had the same great experience.


-Lynn M. - San Diego, CA

Thanks to the skillful way problems were diagnosed and repairs made, our 1998 Chevy pickup truck performed well on our return trip to FL.


-Bill H.
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