cars parked under tree

We all love the sunshine but getting into that HOT car isn't always so wonderful even when you have a remote start it will take the breath out of you when the temperatures are soaring. Makes you want to pack your lunch instead of meeting friends for lunch! We decided that you should meet friends for lunch! So we got together and found some quick ideas for you. It isn't much but enjoy the sunshine on us here at Oliver Automotive here in Novato! Call it our fun day fact!

gas tanks

At Oliver Automotive in Novato, efficiency is a concept that interests us. While your fuel economy is largely dependent on what kind of car, truck, or SUV you drive, there are a variety of tips and tricks to get the most bang for your buck. We’ve provided a few of our favorites here.

brake being repaired

Obviously, your brakes are pretty important. Your brake system is made of many components that all have to work correctly for your brakes to operate seamlessly. If one thing needs to be repaired, the whole system is compromised. Brake pads, rotors, hoses, calipers, and metal lines all play a part in stopping your car. At Oliver Automotive in Novato, CA, we’re here to make sure your car, truck, or SUV stops as it should.

battery light on the dash

At Oliver Automotive in Novato, we know how annoying a dead battery can be. Here’s some information on the subject, that will hopefully help you understand your battery issues a little better.  If your battery dies after your car, truck, or SUV sits for a few hours, the battery itself isn’t necessarily the problem. While having the battery tested is a good place to start, many people mistakenly make a bad battery diagnosis, when actually something in the electrical system is to blame.

hand holding car remote start

While some keys or key fobs can only be obtained from dealerships, most cars can be programmed to accept a new key or key fob without expensive dealer intervention. At Oliver Automotive in Novato, we often provide such services, at a fraction of the cost.

red truck driving

Are you driving around with a loud scraping sound coming from beneath your vehicle? Chances are, a piece of your splash shielding has come loose under your car. At Oliver Automotive in Novato, we can have that annoying sound taken care of in no time.

self-driving car

At Oliver Automotive in Novato, cars are our passion, so naturally, we like to keep up with new technology on the market. At the moment, surprisingly the current trend is moving towards a goal you may not expect; self-driving vehicles. You’ve probably heard about self-driving cars a little bit here and there on the news, but it likely still seems somewhere in the realm of science fiction to you. However, the reality is that self-driving cars are on the way and maybe here sooner than you think. Already, almost all major automobile manufacturers are dumping billions of dollars into research and development for self-driving cars, and even companies like Uber are jumping on board. 

Passenger side window

Are you having trouble rolling one or more of your windows down? Worse yet, are you having trouble rolling them up? Either way, at Oliver Automotive in Novato, we have the answers you’re looking for.

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7417 Redwood Blvd
| Novato, CA

(415) 893-9056
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FRIDAYS | 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM
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