Precision Motorworks (Auto Repair) Seattle

  • 4.2 of 5 stars
8 reviews

1501 Elliott Ave W, Seattle, WA 98119, us

(206) 282-1000

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They are always honest
4.0/5
They are competent
4.1/5
Their repair price is reasonable
3.9/5
They complete the work in a timely manner
4.6/5
They respond well when they screw something up
2.8/5
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
4.6/5
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
3.7/5
They are always honest
4.0/5
I would use this mechanic again
5.0/5
I would recommend this mechanic to others
5.0/5
They fix the problem the first time
3.8/5
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
4.0/5
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
3.3/5
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
4.1/5
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
Feb 10, 2003
I used this shop once for some unknown electrical problems (repair cost was less than expected - very reasonable). They did a great job of contacting me to explain the nature of the problem and estimated cost of repair. They could easily have tacked on a new altenator installation and no telling what else. The repair cost was under $100. I can't remember the last time I had any work done on a car for that little. I also used this shop for a major service and took advantage of their loaner cars.
Sep 13, 2004
Had the timing belt on my old '81 242DL strip out on the way home from a trip to Canada. Left it in Seattle, then had it towed to Precision Motorworks. They did very good work on it... Apparently, they discovered a cracked timing gear on the crankshaft, which I hadn't seen when I replaced the belt myself a couple months beforehand. They did adjust the timing a little too far advanced, but, that was because I didn't tell them that the engine had been swapped with one from Canada. Otherwise, I felt they did a good job. A little spendy, but, that's ok. May use'em again, even though they are a bit of a distance away from my place...
Jul 06, 2005
I purchased a '98 Volvo V70 with 115K from my boss in 2001. She had Precision Motorworks do all the previous service on the car, and since they knew the car, I decided to take the car to them as well, althought not for every type of service. I have found them to be very thorough, courtious, and and helpful. They always call and explain any issues and costs with you before doing the work. Although not as expensive as the local Volvo dealer, they are not a discount shop by any means and I have begun taking the car to another local shop for oil changes, brakes, and minor service, but I still take the V70 to Precision for major service and any engine work that requires diagnostics and I certainly would not hesitate to recommend them based on quality of work. Aside from price, the only major gripe I have with them is their strict closing time of 5:30. For those of us that work until 5:00, it is often hard to get to them by 5:30 and they have seemed pretty preturbed when I've shown up at 5:20 to pay and pick up the car, but the shop is not in a particularly good part of town and I have not liked the idea of leaving the car in their yard overnight.
Nov 06, 2011
Nov 06, 2011
Apr 23, 2015
  • K SWENSON
I have been using these guys for at least the last 2 years to keep my V70 alive and kicking until we can afford buying a new car... They offer free loaners and let you drop off and pick up your car on Saturdays too if its done. Thanks Guys! P.S Josh is great explaining things to me so I can understand the repair.

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