corrosive battery in car image

When you are having trouble with your car or truck starting and you open the hood up to take a peek to see this....you'll see what an overly corroded battery looks like. This happens naturally over time on vehicle battery terminals.  If you are like 99% of normal Reno drivers, you don't check your oil or your battery so you don't keep an eye on the amount of corrosion that's building up on your car or truck battery.  Here at Nick's Automotive, we do and there are solvents that we can use here in the shop during a battery maintenance service that will help slow the corrosion process but nothing that can prevent it 100%. Way before it gets to this point, we will be suggesting you consider replacing the battery. 

Lady with car hood up - steam rising

Sometimes it is EASY to see if your car or truck needs to come into our shop for professional repairs! 
1.  You see steam rising from the engine!
2.  The Check Engine Light is on!
3.  The engine starts, but there is an odor that is not right.
4.  You hear grinding or thumping noises.

mechanic repairing brakes

Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. At Nick's Automotive in Reno, NV, we are here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops like it should.

Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. Our team is equipped to make sure all of those parts are in working order, so you can be safe on the road ahead. 

Great service, and very fair!

-Crystal P.
5-Star Google Review 

Nick's Automotive is the best place in Reno if you want to get a good quality of service at a reasonable price.

-Ni F. 
5-Star Google Review

Great service and fair price. Not many mechanics who can work on an older vehicle, but they fixed my 1986 Samurai. 

-Rhonda H.
5-Star Google Review

You deal directly with Tony the shop Owner here. Tony takes the time to thoroughly explain all facets of your repairs needed and makes the best recommendations for You. Tony always is completely honest and trustworthy. This is the BEST shop in town, hands down!

- Lou L. 
5-Star Google Review

Tony is very knowledgeable and got us in right away. His pricing was very fair and transparent.

- Russ W. 
5-Star Google Review

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