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Acura Maintenance Services

Acura certified mechanicsWe offer maintenance services on all years and models of Acura vehicles including: TSX, RDX, RL, TL, TSX, ZDX, MDX, CL, ZDX, Integra, Legend & RSX.

At Acura Service Santa Cruz, we want to help you keep your vehicle on the road for as long as possible. With regular oil changes and lubes, we can help you get the most from your car. Our oil change offers the appropriate oil type for your car, a fresh oil filter, lubrication and a visual inspection for potential leaks or other issues.

Acura vehicles come with manufacturer's recommendations for services and repairs. That is why your vehicle needs a mechanic that specializes in Acura service. After carefully listening to you, our certified Acura service mechanic will perform a thorough inspection and diagnosis of the appropriate systems. We will advise you of any areas of concern that may be safety related or which warrant re-inspection in the near future.

Oil Change

Most manufacturers recommend an oil change every three months or 3,000 miles under severe driving conditions - city driving, dusty conditions, short trips, stop and go traffic - in almost every situation except steady highway driving.

At Acura Service Santa Cruz, we want to help you keep your vehicle on the road for as long as possible. With regular oil changes and lubes, we can help you get the most from your car. Our oil change offers a fresh oil filter, lubrication, the appropriate oil type for your car, and a visual inspection for potential leaks or other issues.

Acura service and repairOil – The Life Blood of your Vehicle

One of the main functions of oil is to keep the engine's moving parts separated from each other, preventing damage and wear. Motor oil also keeps your engine clean by picking-up and holding dirt and contaminants as it lubricates.

When oil becomes over-saturated with contaminants, sludge deposits can form in the engine. Regular oil changes will keep your engine free of sludge and running smoother for longer.

Acura Factory Scheduled Maintenance

Your Acura will run better, save on fuel and have the power and performance it was built to have when you keep it well maintained and running in tip-top condition.

The mechanics at Mick's Automotive are experts in Acura service and maintenance, it doesn't matter if it is a 3,750, 60,000 or 180,000 Mile Service, your vehicle will be in good hands with our ASE Certified Master Technicians. You will feel better knowing your Acura is running great and as reliable as the day you bought it. Call today for an appointment or drive your Acura to our service center today.

Acura Service Santa Cruz will perform a car diagnostic evaluation to catch issues before they become serious repairs.

Acura Suspension

Many things affect vehicles in motion including; weight distribution, speed, road conditions and more. Your Acura's suspension system (shocks, struts and springs) must be in good condition to handle every obstacle in the road.

Worn suspension components can reduce vehicle stability and driver control, while putting stress on other critical steering and suspension components.

Bring your Acura into Acura Service Santa Cruz if you notice these suspension warning signs:

  • Vehicle sways or leans on turns
  • Excessive bouncing after hitting a road bump
  • Harsh, bumpy or shaky ride
  • Uneven tire wear
  • Engine cranks but won't start
  • Vehicle "nose dives" when braking
  • Steering is stiff or makes noise

Acura Timing Belt

acura repair Santa CruzCar makes have specified intervals for replacing timing belts, and should a timing belt or chain fail, the valves in the cylinder head may collide with pistons and lead to serious repairs.


Affordable Acura Timing Belt Service, Quality Products

All Acura Service Santa Cruz timing belts and timing chains meet or exceed the specifications set by the company that made your vehicle. All Acura timing belts and timing chains are covered by the manufacturer's warranty.

Your Acura's radiator is the heart of its heating and cooling system. Maintaining the cooling system is vital to protecting your engine from serious damage from overheating. Your cooling system is also connected to the heating and defrosting system inside your car.

If you notice anti-freeze leaks, spiking temperature needles, or a lack of heat in your vehicle's interior, your may need cooling system repair.

Tune Up Your Car With Acura Service Santa Cruz

Acura Service Santa Cruz's tune-up services and diagnosis help spot issues before they cause damage, and keep your car running at peak performance.

Clogged fuel injectors, dirty air and fuel filters, and corroded spark plugs will lead to poor engine performance and can create problems for your vehicle.

When your car is properly tuned, the ignition system, fuel system, emission system and computer system are all working together. This results in peak combustion chamber efficiency, saving you money at the gas pump and making sure your car is emitting a minimum amount of pollutants.

Is It Time for a car Tune-Up?

It may be time for an auto tune-up if you notice any of the following occurring with your Acura:

  • Decrease in gas mileage
  • Stalling at stops
  • Noticeable loss of power or "Rough" engine running
  • Engine noise or "knocking" during acceleration or run-on (dieseling) after turning off the ignition
  • 'Check Engine' Light or 'Service Engine Soon' lights are on

Maintenance Reminders

Today's lifestyle is hectic, from squeezing in appointments to making it to a soccer game. Frequently vehicle maintenance can be neglected until it's too late. There’s a lot to keep track of, oil changes, tire rotations, flushing and changing fluids, it’s tough to keep things straight.

Acura Service Santa Cruz can help with friendly vehicle maintenance reminders. We'll let you know when you are due for an oil change and when any manufacturer recommended maintenance is coming up, so you know when it's time to come in.