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9280 Greenback Ln
Orangevale, CA 95662

9280 Greenback Ln
Orangevale, CA 95662

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Welcome to Japan Auto Care

Asian and Hybrid Vehicle Service in Orangevale, CA

If you’re looking for auto repair in Orangevale, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Japan Auto Care we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Orangevale car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Orangevale, we are totally confident that Japan Auto Care is the best option in town!

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Japan Auto Care
9280 Greenback Ln
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 988-8996
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Japan Auto Care
9280 Greenback Ln
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 988-8996
Mon-Fri: 8am-5pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Jack Knoester, ASE, SPX OTC, IMACA

Owner

“If you can put that together (points to a VW bug engine) you can have the job.” Jack’s first interview at 18 years old, aced it and has been in the auto industry ever since. With positions at Niello, Braley & Graham Buick, Karl Kullman, McCoy’s Automotive, Roseville BMW Subaru, Lasher, Paul Snyder, Family Service Center and more Jack decided to stick with Japanese cars and start his own shop in 1990.

30 Years in Business

Harley Rider, Family Man, Music Enthusiast

Why Choose Japan Auto Care?

For years Japan Auto Care has been there for the people of Orangevale. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Orangevale has to offer.

Japan Auto Care was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Japan Auto Care the best car service in Orangevale!

  • Family Owned
  • 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • Trained Automotive Technicians
  • Serving Orangevale, CA since 1990

The Absolute Best Car Service in Orangevale, CA

What sets Japan Auto Care apart from all of the others in Orangevale, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Orangevale, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Japan Auto Care, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Orangevale auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Orangevale, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2011 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
136,608
Service Date
10/27/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed inspection for check engine light, light currently off. Performed system health check, found code p0304 in system for misfire cylinder #4. Checked spark plug, spark plug has minor compression ring. Swapped ignition coil to neighboring cylinder, no misfires present at this time. Suggest replacement of spark plugs and performing valve adjustment.
  • Perform Oil Change Service, Rotate Tires And Perform Complete Inspection
  • Tire Pressure LF____RF____LR____RR____Spare___
  • Performed complete inspection.
  • Replaced Front Brake pads and brake rotors
  • Performed engine oil cleaning service.
  • Performed brake fluid flush
  • Performed transmission fluid drain and refill service.
  • Performed valve adjustment, replaced valve cover gaskets, spark plug tube seals, spark plugs, and valve cover bolt grommets.
  • Performed oil pump reseal, replaced engine timing belt, water pump, idler and tensioner pulleys, and tensioner.
  • Replaced engine air filter
  • Replaced right front fog lamp bulb
 
Robin M. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/10/2022

2014 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
134,720
Service Date
11/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed Synthetic oil Change Service, Rotated Tires and Performed Oil Change Inspection
  • Tire Pressure LF__35__RF__35__LR__35__RR__35__Spare___
 
Charlie F. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/8/2022

2008 Honda Fit

Honda Fit

Mileage
75,883
Service Date
11/4/2022
Services Performed
  • Replaced High Mount Brake Lamp
  • Replaced Front Brakes
  • Replaced Cabin Air Filter
  • Cleaned and Adjusted Rear Brakes
 
Elaine W. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/5/2022

2014 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
81,765
Service Date
10/31/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed Brake Fluid Flush
  • Drained and Refilled Cooling System with Super Long Life Coolant
  • Replaced Engine and Cabin AirFilter
 
Jonathan B. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/2/2022

2013 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
90,910
Service Date
10/25/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed complete inspection
  • Performed oil change service, rotated tires.
  • Tire Pressure LF_32___RF_32___LR__32__RR_32___Spare__X_
  • Performed transmission drain and refill service.
  • Performed evaporator core cleaning service.
  • Replaced cabin air filter and cleaned debris from hvac housing.
  • Performed battery terminal cleaning service.
  • Replaced positive battery terminal end.
  • Replaced rear brake pads and resurfaced brake rotors.
 
Mike C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/27/2022

2005 Lexus GX 470

Lexus GX 470

Mileage
226,797
Service Date
10/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed inspection for whining noise from engine. Found power steering pump whining. Performed visual inspection of power steering system and found the hoses at the power steering reservoir are leaking and the power steering fluid is low. Suggest replacement of power steering hoses and clamps and recheck system for noise. Pump may be damaged due to being low on fluid.
  • Tire Pressure LF_32___RF_32___LR__32__RR_32___Spare__X_
  • Replaced power steering feed and return hoses, and clamps. Refilled and bled system, no further noise heard at this time.
  • Performed power steering fluid service.
 
Kim B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/9/2022

2019 Mazda CX-3

Mazda CX-3

Mileage
24,391
Service Date
10/7/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed A/C Diagnosis, no customer concerns at this time. Center vent temperature of 43 degrees prior to service. Performed visual inspection of system, no issues found. Performed A/C evacuation and recharge service, removed .39kg, refilled system to .42kg. Center vent temperature of 42 degrees after service. All operation as intended at this time.
  • Performed inspection.
  • Replaced engine and cabin air filters.
  • Performed oil change service
  • Tire Pressure LF__32__RF__32__LR__32__RR__32__Spare___
  • Performed oil system cleaning service.
 
Gilda O. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/9/2022

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
193,122
Service Date
9/30/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician Confirmed Rattle on Cold Start, Sound is That of Dual Mass Flywheel "Fighting Compression". Technician Observed Check engine light to be Illuminated due to (5) Stored DTC's and are listed as follows. P0300 – Random/Multiple Cylinder Mis-Fires Detected. P0301 – Cylinder #1 Mis-Fire Detected, P0302 – Cylinder #2 Mis-Fire Detected, P0304 – Cylinder #4 Mis-Fire Detected, and P261B – Engine Coolant Pump "B" Control Malfunction. Technician Confirmed Coolant level Full however Heavily diluted with water. Using Scan tool technician Manually operated Electric water pump in Which Pump did not Activate, Using Power Probe technician Confirmed B+ 12VDC Power on Control Wire Further verifying Electric Pump is Worn and Should be replaced. Technician Removed Wiper assembly including Cowling and Tray, to than Remove all (4) Spark plugs for Further inspection in which was found after Pressurizing cooling system to spec (108KPA) and using Borescope to than inspect each Cylinder bore in Which was found Cylinder #1 to have Puddle of Coolant atop Piston and finding Cylinder head gasket compramised having a trail of coolant running down cylinder. Technician Recommends Removing Cylinder head from Engine to Inspect for Further damage in which Cylinder head Deck surface as well as Piston height will be measured to Determine if any further damage is present. Replacing head gasket along with other Necessary Gaskets Seals, Thermostat, and Head Bolts where necessary.
  • Tire Pressure LF 33 RF 33 LR 33 RR 33
  • Performed Cylinder Head Gasket Replacement.
 
Nathan C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/2/2022

2004 Toyota Tacoma

Toyota Tacoma

Mileage
69,854
Service Date
9/9/2022
Services Performed
  • Technician Confirmed No Start Condition with no Starter Activation when Ignition key was turned to the full-Start Position. Inspection found Starter Fuse and Relay in good Condition and found When Key was in the On Position and when power was Probed to the Starter Remote Signal wire the Vehicle Started Indicating Starter motor in Good health. Technician Performed Resistance testing of Clutch Safety cancel Switch and found good Continuity of Switch measuring 0.8Ohms When Switch was depressed. Technician Observed vehicle to Have an Aftermarket Alarm system in which the led Indicator was unplugged . technician Plugged Alarm Indicator back in and Found that the led was blinking Indicating system was Armed. Technician Using Remote found on Keys found no Arm or Disarm Functions to be had. technician Removed 12V Battery from Remote and inspection found when measuring voltage it measured Below spec at 11VDC. Remote battery was Replaced (23A) and Found when the disarm button was depressed the LED Indicator Stopped Blinking and Vehicle was able to be started.
  • Tire Pressure LF 33 RF 33 LR 33 RR 33 Spare x
 
Linda N. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/11/2022

2016 Toyota Tundra

Toyota Tundra

Mileage
101,068
Service Date
8/1/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed inspection for leak from front of vehicle. Found radiator and overflow bottle very low on coolant. Added water to system and performed cooling system pressure test. Found coolant leak at radiator. Suggest replacement of radiator and cap and recheck for leaks.
  • Performed oil change service, rotated tires, and performed inspection.
  • Tire Pressure LF_30___RF_30___LR_33___RR__33__Spare_X__
  • Replaced radiator, bled cooling system, no further leaks found at this time.
  • Performed transmission drain and refill service.
 
Steve & Tina G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/3/2022

2004 Honda Civic

Honda Civic

Mileage
254,459
Service Date
7/21/2022
Services Performed
  • Check engine mounts / Second opinion
 
James G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/22/2022

2016 Honda Pilot

Honda Pilot

Mileage
69,053
Service Date
6/28/2022
Services Performed
  • Performed oil change service, and inspection performed
  • Tire Pressure LF__31__RF__31__LR__30__RR__30__
 
Lisa T. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/29/2022

Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
  • And Much More...
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Japan Auto Care
9280 Greenback Ln
Orangevale, CA 95662
(916) 988-8996