Norm's Automotive Service

  • 4.7 of 5 stars
7 reviews

3432 Sausalito St, Los Alamitos, CA 90720, us

(714) 826-5211


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Specializes in Transmission work
Specializes in Air Conditioning work
Specializes in Brakes and Mufflers
They are always honest
They are competent
Their repair price is reasonable
They complete the work in a timely manner
They respond well when they screw something up
They take the time to explain the problems and necessary repairs
They treat male and female customers in the same manner
They are always honest
I would use this mechanic again
I would recommend this mechanic to others
They fix the problem the first time
The shop is located in a safe neighborhood
The hours of operation are convenient for customers
They are near public transportation (or provide loaners, shuttle bus, rides as needed)
Dec 15, 2004
I heard about Sarkis through a friend, who heard about him through another friend. All 3 of us are women and Sarkis has treated all of us with respect and honesty. I've got an old 94 Taurus w/ 100+ miles that I'm trying to keep running. Sarkis is great about telling me what needs to be done vs what really doesn't need to be done. He saved me a lot of money when I went to him for a second opinion after an unscrupulous Ford dealer told me I needed several large repairs. His shop is very large and often crowded, but the work is usually done in a timely manner, and he talks to each customer individually when they bring in and then pick up their car. He's a local gem in Los Alamitos.
Nov 07, 2011
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Feb 27, 2005
The owner takes time to talk to each customer and keeps work on track
May 23, 2008
Sarkis, the owner, has checked out several used cars for us prior to purchase and makes honest helpful recommendations. He never charges us for little odds and ends that need to be taken care of (wind shield wipers replaced, light bulbs, etc.) when he does other work. He always tries to help us do the most economical repair if there are options. He treats our 18 year old as if it were his own daughter.
Mar 20, 2011
When my daughter wanted to by a car, we found a Ford Taurus that looked to be in good shape and took it to Sarkis for evaluation. His comment was it looked good now, but was likely to get into problems in the next 20,000 miles. His comment: he liked us too much for us to buy that car, even though it meant we would be in his shop 'all the time'!
Jun 09, 2011
From the time I walked in the door till I drove out, everyone was very polite and helpful. Sarkis checked out my car thoroughly and found nothing to be concerned about. He did not charge for his time or going over the car. I would strongly recommend this station.
Aug 28, 2011
Been screwed by the dealer more than once. 30K service on our Forester was $730 at Timmons, Norm's Automotive was about $230 for the same work. When there were some battery problems, they suggested that I go to the chain automotive supply/service as they were at least $50 less than they would charge to change out the battery.

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