Common Automotive Issues and Concerns

Purchasing a used vehicle?

Purchasing a used vehicle can be stressful. Not only do you want to get a good deal on your vehicle but you also want to make sure you’re getting what you pay for before it’s too late.

Bring any vehicle you’re purchasing down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a full inspection and diagnostic analysis. We’ll check all the major aspects of your vehicle to make sure it’s not only functioning properly but that it will be reliable well into the future.

Concerns about yours or a loved one’s vehicle?

Do you want to make sure your loved one’s vehicle is safe and up to date with its maintenance?

If someone you care about is about to go on a trip or may be leaving the local area for long periods of time it’s best to make sure their vehicle is running at its very best before they go.

Bring that vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a full inspection and electrical and battery analysis. We’ll check all the major aspects of your vehicle to make sure it’s not only functioning properly but that it will be reliable well into the future.

Preparing for a road trip?

Any road trip or vacation can turn into an absolute nightmare if your vehicle breaks down unexpectedly. Beyond that your vacation could be completely ruined if you have to pay for towing and repairs in random and untrustworthy shops.

Make sure your vehicle is ready for your vacation with a full inspection and electrical and battery analysis at Wayne’s Automotive Center. We’ll check all the major aspects of your vehicle to make sure it’s not only functioning properly but that it will be reliable on every road you travel.

Engine Light On?

When you see that little red engine light come on it can be stressful and scary. Will this require a major repair? Can I pass emissions for vehicle registration? Is it safe to keep driving my vehicle?

At Wayne’s Automotive Center we’ll scan your vehicle for FREE!

Once we know what is causing the code we can go ahead and proceed with a complete inspection and diagnosis so we can determine the best course of action to fix the issue and get your vehicle back on the road quickly and reasonably.

Recent accident or collision?

If you’ve been in a recent accident or collision you need to know your vehicle is safe to drive and that it doesn’t have any issues that could cause major problems in the future.

At Wayne’s Automotive Center we’ll provide a full and complete structural inspection to make sure that your accident didn’t cause any permanent or serious harm to the major components of your vehicle. We’ll also work with most major insurers to quickly resolve your vehicle’s issues from inspection to claim so we can complete your vehicle’s repair with minimal stress and expense.

We’ll also partner with the most trusted body repair specialists in the Reno/Sparks area to make sure your vehicle looks as good as it did before the accident occurred.

Funny noises from the vehicle?

Are you hearing funny noises from inside your vehicle’s engine compartment? Does your vehicle make a specific noise when you stop or go? Are you noticing noises now that the seasons are changing?

At Wayne’s Automotive Center we understand your concerns about the noises you hear when your vehicle is in use. For most people, out of place noises and sounds are the only way for us to know that there’s something wrong with our vehicle.

Bring that vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a full inspection and suspension check. We’ll check all the major aspects of your vehicle to make sure it’s not only functioning properly but that it will be reliable and noise free well into the future.

Brake noise or squeal?

Are you hearing squealing and humming when you apply and release the brakes? Are you experiencing any other difficulties when you apply your brakes or emergency brakes?

If so you need to bring your vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a complete brake inspection today. We’ll determine the source of the problem or noise and make any repairs needed at a reasonable price. You’ll be back on the road before you know it, with peace of mind and a quiet road.

Vibrations while driving?

Are you experiencing light to heavy vibration while you drive? Do you feel vibration in the steering wheel, brake pedal, or throughout the vehicle?

Vibrations at high speeds or while stopping and going are often an indication that you may be having issues with your braking system, wheel balance or alignment, or suspension system.

Bring that vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a full inspection and alignment check. We’ll check all the major aspects of your vehicle’s tires, brakes, and suspension to isolate the problem and fix it reasonably and quickly.

Leakage under your vehicle?

Are you noticing significant oil stains under your vehicle? Have you notices liquids where you park or in your driveway?

If so your need to bring your vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center so we can determine the source of the leak and whether it may be causing major problems for your engine or vehicle components.

Bring that vehicle down to Wayne’s Automotive Center for a full inspection. We’ll check all the major aspects of your engine, transmission, and other systems to make sure your have adequate fluids and to determine the source of the leak so we can prevent major damage to your vehicle in the future.

Car not starting?

It’s absolutely frustrating and heartbreaking when your vehicle won’t start or has periodic trouble starting. After all, you need your vehicle to function consistently and reliably.

If your vehicle isn’t starting or has been having trouble starting make sure to bring it down to Wayne’s Automotive Center so we can provide a full inspection and diagnostic analysis.

If you can’t get your vehicle to us we’ll partner with some of the most reasonable towing services in the Reno/Sparks are to make sure we can fix your vehicle quickly and get you back on the road.

Losing power or driving issues?

Does your vehicle no longer have the spark it once had? Are you concerned about your vehicle’s power and performance?

If your vehicle isn’t running at the level you expect, make sure to bring it down to Wayne’s Automotive Center so we can provide a full inspection and diagnostic analysis.

We’ll check and repair your spark, intake, fuel delivery, combustion, engine pressure, and other related systems to make sure your vehicle is running at its very best. Many engine performance issues can be solved with a simple tune up, fuel system cleaning, or other simple maintenance and repair issue to bring your engine back to its ideal performance.

Let Wayne’s Automotive Center make your car run the way it should, bring it in today!

Summer Maintenance?

Is your air conditioning functioning properly or at peak performance? Is your coolant and radiator prepared for the grueling heat of Northern Nevada?

Bring your vehicle into Wayne’s Automotive Center when spring begins to make sure you’re prepared for the summer. Our technicians will inspect your vehicle and perform any maintenance needed to make sure it’s not only ready for the heat, but that you remain pleasantly cool within the comfort of your vehicle as well.

At Wayne’s Automotive Center we’ll make sure you’re ready for summer!

Winter Maintenance?

Is your vehicle prepared for starting and running efficiently in the cold winter brings? Are your tires and brakes adequate for the snow and ice we often encounter in Northern Nevada?

Bring your vehicle into Wayne’s Automotive Center when fall begins to make sure you’re prepared for the winter. Our technicians will inspect your vehicle and perform any maintenance needed your vehicle starts when it needs to but keeps you warm as well. We’ll also inspect or change out your tires to make sure you have traction in snow, ice, and when it’s most important.

At Wayne’s Automotive Center we’ll make sure you’re ready for winter!

Off-Road Maintenance?

Do you take your vehicle off-road to experience everything Northern Nevada’s wilderness has to offer? Are you concerned that your vehicle may breakdown in remote and desolate areas?

Wayne’s Automotive Center understands the needs of those who travel off the easiest paths. We provide full inspection, fluid check, and alignment check before and after any adventure you have. We’ll check, replace and repair all the major aspects of your vehicle’s fluids, tires, brakes, and suspension to make sure your vehicle is prepared for Nevada’s rugged terrain.