Dowdy's Auto – Idaho's Foremost Electrical Repair Specialists

In today’s vehicles, electrical systems are more complex than ever, integrating everything from basic engine functions to advanced driver assistance systems. When electrical issues arise, they can manifest in myriad ways—dimming headlights, malfunctioning indicators, mysterious battery drains, or even the car refusing to start. These problems not only inconvenience you but can also signal deeper, potentially hazardous issues within your vehicle’s network.

At Dowdy’s Auto, we understand how vital a fully functional electrical system is to your vehicle’s operation and your safety. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing comprehensive, cutting-edge electrical repair services across Idaho, ensuring your vehicle remains reliable, safe, and ready for the road ahead.

Our Comprehensive Electrical Repair Services

Battery Testing and Replacement

The battery is the heart of your vehicle’s electrical system. We provide thorough testing and, if necessary, replacement with high-quality batteries to ensure your vehicle starts reliably every time.

Utilizing state-of-the-art diagnostic tools, we can quickly identify the source of any electrical issue, from sensor failures to glitches in the onboard computer system, ensuring accurate and efficient repairs.

Alternator Repairs

The alternator charges the battery and powers the electrical system while your car is running. We can repair or replace faulty alternators to prevent power loss and ensure consistent charging.

Starter Repairs

Issues with the starter can leave you stranded. Our technicians can diagnose and repair starter problems, ensuring your vehicle’s engine turns over smoothly.

Wiring and Fuse Repairs

Damaged wires or blown fuses can disrupt the electrical flow, leading to various issues. We meticulously repair or replace wiring and fuses to restore full functionality to your vehicle’s electrical components.

Lighting Repairs

From headlights and brake lights to interior lighting, we ensure every light in your vehicle is functioning correctly for your safety and visibility on the road.

Dowdy’s Auto is Your Trusted Choice for Electrical Repairs

Entrusting your vehicle’s electrical repairs to Dowdy’s Auto means choosing a partner who values expertise, innovation, and transparency:

  • Expert Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians are trained in the latest automotive electrical systems, ensuring they can handle even the most complex repairs across a wide range of vehicle makes and models.
  • Advanced Technology: We invest in the latest diagnostic equipment and repair technologies, enabling us to quickly identify and resolve electrical issues with precision and efficiency.
  • Quality Components: For all repairs and replacements, we use only the highest quality parts, ensuring your vehicle’s electrical system operates at peak performance.
  • Transparent Service: We believe in clear, open communication. We provide detailed explanations of our findings and the recommended repairs, offering a comprehensive estimate upfront, so there are no surprises.

Dowdy’s Auto has been serving the Treasure Valley community for over 30 years, building our reputation on honesty, respect, and fair pricing. With convenient locations across Boise, Meridian, and Ontario, OR, we’re dedicated to making your electrical repair experience as smooth and stress-free as possible.


3183 S. Federal Way
Boise, ID 83705

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1645 W Grove St
Boise, ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1890 S. Meridian Rd
Meridian, ID 83642

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



4850 N Elsinore Ave
Meridian, ID 83646

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1821 SW 4th Ave
Ontario, OR 97914

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM



1202 W State St, Boise,
ID 83702

MON – FRI: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM