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Complete Auto Repair Services

Tanners Garage is a full-service repair shop. We can complete many different auto repairs, service brakes and transmission, complete standard and scheduled maintenance services, fix and repair exhaust systems, and complete New York State Inspections, just to name a few of our services. With customer satisfaction as our ultimate goal, you can trust Tanners Garage to provide you with honest work that is completed in a timely manner, at an affordable price, and by certified ASE technicians.

Our services performed on both Asian and Domestic (U.S.) vehicles include:

  • A/C Service and Repair

  • Clutch repair & service

  • Electrical system repair

  • NY State inspections

  • Transmission service and Repair

  • Brake Repair

  • Computer Diagnostics

  • Engine Repair & service

  • Roadside Assistance

  • Timing Belt Replacement

  • Tune Ups & Oil Changes

  • Check Engine Light Diagnostics

  • Cooling System Service & Repair

  • Factory Recommended Maintenance

  • Safety Inspection

  • Tire Rotation

  • Wheel Alignment

Our customers have consistently trusted our automotive repair services. Tanners Garage strives to be a  5-star rated automobile repair shop in Jamestown NY, and we take our responsibility to live up to your expectations very seriously. We hire only the most capable ASE certified technicians, use the latest in technology for diagnostics and repair, operate in a fashion designed to minimize our environmental impact, and keep our facility stocked with the highest quality, most innovative automotive repair equipment.

If you are unsure of what is wrong with your vehicle, or your Check Engine light is on, bring your vehicle to Tanners Garage for a diagnosis! Every new car is equipped with a computer, or ECM (electronic control module) that monitors and controls the vehicle’s powertrain, consisting of the engine and transmission. The ECM is designed to keep your vehicle running at maximum efficiency with the least emissions. With today’s new regulations concerning emissions, it is imperative that you maintain your car’s health by ensuring the parameters of the ECM are set correctly. We have the technology to take information from your vehicle’s ECM and start the diagnostic process. The ECM does not necessarily tell us exactly what is wrong with your vehicle, but it does give our technicians a great starting point and speeds up the entire repair process.

Contact us today for an appointment with the most trusted auto repair shop in Jamestown NY, Tanners Garage!


Expert Brake Repair, Jamestown NY

Brake Repair You Can Trust

Your automobile’s brakes are one of the most important parts of your car. They keep you safe, prevent accidents before they happen, and allow you to retain a high level of control when they are repaired. The problem with brake systems is that they contain numerous components that undergo wear and tear.

brake pads can fail, brake lines can leak, low brake fluid levels can lead to inefficient braking, and a plethora of other nasty things can go wrong.That’s where our local brake technicians enter the picture. At Tanners Garage, we can diagnose and repair any issues with your brakes to ensure that you and any passengers in your vehicle are safe.Let’s examine some more information about brakes to better understand why brake repair is so important.


We only use the Highest Quality Brands of Brake Pads




How Do Your Brakes Work?

There are two main types of brake systems: disk brakes, which apply friction to both the front and rear axles; and drum brakes, which have a series of tubes and hoses connected to a drum that resides on the rear axle.


Other braking systems include parking brakes, power brake boosters and anti-lock brakes. The purpose of each brake is clear: to stop your car. When you press down on the brake pedal, you’re applying pressure to a plunger that pushes brake fluid into the hydraulics of your brake system.

Disk brakes have an extra step. The fluid is forced into a caliper, where it then applies pressure a piston that squeezes the rotors down upon the axle. This causes your wheels to decelerate, which in turn causes your car to slow down.


Fixing Common and Uncommon Brake Issues

At Tanners Garage, we have seen countless brakes and braking systems. We’ve encountered everything from the common worn rotors to warped rotors that fail to apply brakes evenly. The most common we fix are brakes worn due to excessive use or accumulated heat.

These brakes become less able to brake due to the decreased friction in the system, which means that they must have more pressure applied and thus must undergo more heat. Rotors are another common issue we repair. Drivers wait too long to replace their brakes, which in turn causes the rotors to become warped or bent due to higher levels of heat or pressure.


Do You Need Brake Repair and live in the Jamestown NY, area?

If you experience any of the following, then it’s a good idea to contact Tanners Garage to have our technicians inspect your brakes:

  • Metal-against-metal sounds.

  • Having to brake harder to stop.

  • A high amount of braking.

  • Braking while carrying heavy loads.

  • Routinely braking from high speeds to a complete stop.

If you perform the following, then your rotors may be warped or worn:

  • Regular hard brakes.

  • Driving through hilly areas.

  • Braking using metallic rather than ceramic brakes.

  • Braking with worn or sticking rotors.

  • Using unvented rotors.

  • Braking heavy loads without the assistance of trailer brakes.


When you make the decision to repair your brakes, you should trust Tanners Garage because your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. Our repair technicians are ASE certified and use only the latest technologies to provide you with the best brake repair solutions.

Providing you the best brake repair service in the Triangle

We’re so focused on providing you with the best service possible that we stand behind our with a 36-month, 36,000-mile warranty that covers parts and labor.

Our customer-oriented service will provide you with the satisfaction you need to reliably control your vehicle while our employees’ ability to respect and treat you as one of our valued customers will impress you. Trust Tanners Garage for all your mechanical maintenance and repair needs.

If you’re looking for the most reliable brake repair Jamestown NY has to offer, then look no further than Tanners. 


Expert Electrical Diagnosis & Repair

Tanners Garage can assist you with any problems you may experience with your vehicle’s electrical system. Our technicians are up-to-date on all of the advances automobile manufacturers are incorporating into new vehicles and use the newest electronic diagnostic tools and equipment. Electrical systems can seem complicated, but we can diagnose and solve all of your electrical problems. Customer service is our ultimate goal and we will work to make sure your car is fully functional for all of your needs.

A quick word about your automotive electrical system:

The electrical system consists of a battery, starter, solenoid, alternator or generator, voltage regulator and fuse panel (box). The battery makes 12-volt power accessible for all of your auto’s electrical needs. The battery is recharged by the alternator or generator. An alternator is connected to the engine by a belt and generates the electricity needed to charge the battery. The voltage created from the battery then goes on to the starter and allows you to start your vehicle by turning the ignition switch. Along with these basic components, there are miles of wiring connecting these items to various parts of your vehicle. In older vehicles, the wiring harness may wear out and cause a variety of electrical problems, such as electrical shorts. Problems with your electrical system can be simple, such as when a battery has died or a fuse may be faulty, or very complex and involve multiple systems controlled by the electrical system.

Remember, your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. In order to keep you satisfied with our repairs and services, we employ only the best mechanics and technicians. Our repair technicians are ASE certified, and use the latest in technology and equipment to keep your car in peak condition. We also want you satisfied with your entire experience here at Tanners Garage, which is why we promote our business philosophy with all employees: treat customers with kindness, respect, and honesty and we will be successful. In addition to our focus on customer service and satisfaction, we stand behind our work with a 36-month, 36,000-mile warranty on parts and labor.


Complete Engine Service & Repair


As a professional engine repair service shop, there is no one more qualified or more concerned with customer service than Tanners Garage here in Jamestown NY. We take you and your needs seriously, and service your car as though it were one of our own. We started as a repair shop and worked tirelessly to become a 5-star rated repair shop. You can rest assured that when you bring your vehicle to us, we will service it with the best technicians, tools, equipment, and procedures.

A quick word about your engine:

A basic automotive engine, no matter its size or type, works by combusting–or burning–a combination of fuel (gas or diesel) and air inside its cylinders. The cylinders are long, narrow passageways in the center of the engine that house the engine pistons. The pistons are what compress the air and the fuel inside the engine. As the fuel and air are compressed inside the engine, the spark plugs, which are small ceramic diodes attached to each cylinder wall, ignite the air and the fuel inside each cylinder. The spark plugs are attached to wires that receive electrical current from the car’s electrical system. This electrical current, or spark, is what initiates combustion inside an engine. The force of the engine combustion is what gives an engine its power. The engine pistons, connected to the engine crankshaft, which is in turn connected to the driveshaft of a vehicle, are thrust downward inside the engine with violent force. This occurs each time the air and fuel mixture is ignited. As the pistons are thrust downward, the force of the engine combustion is transferred through the engine crankshaft, the driveshaft and ultimately to the wheels of the vehicle.


Complete Automotive Tune Ups


Tanners Garage advocates for customers to maintain their car through the proper scheduled maintenance procedures. We understand that customers are always looking to save money, and scheduled maintenance and vehicle tune-ups will save you a great deal of money by keeping your car in peak condition. These scheduled maintenance procedures also help identify potential problems before they cause more, and often very expensive, damage.

A quick word about the importance of scheduled maintenance for your vehicle:

Performing basic car maintenance tasks can keep your car running more efficiently, saving you money, extending the life of your car and keeping you safe. Some of these tasks and checks should be done at regular scheduled times, whereas others should be done when your car reaches a certain mileage. The certified technicians at Tanners Garage will be more than happy to lookup your particular vehicle’s suggested maintenance schedule so that you can keep your car running better for a longer period of time.Maintenance is one of the most serious aspects of ownership. It determines the longevity, performance and reliability of whichever vehicle you drive. Maintenance means taking care of all the parts, even those that are under the hood. After all, those are the ones that directly concern the performance of your vehicle. In addition to having a certified repair shop assist you with scheduled maintenance, there some things you can do as an owner to keep your car in peak performance: checking the battery, keeping a check on the oils, changing the oils, checking the electrical system, are some of the absolutely unavoidable things to keep your vehicle in good shape.

Remember, your satisfaction is our ultimate goal. In order to keep you satisfied with our repairs and services, we employ only the best mechanics and technicians. Our repair technicians are ASE certified, and use the latest in technology and equipment to keep your car in peak condition. We also want you satisfied with your entire experience here at Tanners Garage, which is why we promote our business philosophy with all employees: treat customers with kindness, respect, and honesty and we will be successful. In addition to our focus on customer service and satisfaction, we stand behind our work with a 36-month, 36,000-mile warranty on parts and labor.


Timing Belt Replacement


Timing belt repair and replacement work is routine at Tanners Garage. We offer timing belt services in Jamestown NY. We can inspect your timing belt to see if it is ready to be replaced, and diagnose any other potential engine problems you could be facing during our automobile inspection services. You can trust us to make accurate and fair diagnosis of any problems your car might face. If you suspect timing belt problems in your car, truck, SUV, or other vehicle, then it is time to see an auto repair professional at Tanners Garage.

There are many symptoms of timing belt problems. In fact, timing belt problems are one of the most common primary causes of automobile break downs. So, staying on top of your timing belt by inspecting it regularly can avoid costly repairs in the future. It will also save you the hassle of waiting for a tow truck alongside the roadway at an inconvenient time.


Typically, timing belts can last from 60,000 to 100,000 miles. This will vary from engine to engine as well as from driver to driver. You can get suggestions for frequency of timing belt repair in your car’s owner’s manual. However, an inspection from Creech Import will give you a definitive answer as to whether or not it is time to replace your timing belt.

A timing belt serves to connect the crankshaft to the camshaft(s) in internal combustion engines. This is part of the process of controlling the opening and closing of the engine’s valves. This process allows air into the engine to allow combustion to happen efficiently. A well tuned engine will work in a synchronized and smooth manner. This is why we recommend that you let a professional auto technician handle any kind of timing belt replacement project. The mechanics at Tanners Garage are skilled and experienced in timing belt problems of all kinds. At our local auto repair shop, we are ready to fix your timing belt in Jamestown NY

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