Getting your auto work done in the past may have been stressful, but we’re here to give you a whole new experience.
Car Emissions Repair Service
Maximizing your car’s efficiency is always a win. One of the best ways to do that is to start with an emissions repair. The work can usually end up saving you a good chunk of change at the gas pump. And there are a handful of other benefits:
- Helps protect your engine long-term
- More power while driving
- Prevents oil contamination
- Easily pass the emissions test
- Better fuel efficiency
No surprise—an emissions repair service helps prevent your car from spewing out extra fumes. It’s just a one-time cost, and then you’ll be keeping more money in your pocket long-term. (Plus getting all the other perks too.)
Smog Check Repair for the Treasure Valley
Got a vehicle that failed a smog check? Or want to make sure you’re good-to-go before putting it through the test? Stop by Dowdy’s Automotive and we can get things sorted out. Our smog check repair services will help make sure your car is safe and fit for the road!
Exhaust and Mufflers Auto Service
We’ve all driven past cars with broken mufflers. They’re hard to miss because they’re usually really loud and distracting. If your car has been acting up, we can get things fixed.
Some quick repairs can get the vehicle driving nice and quiet again.
Of course, it’s not just about that. A broken exhaust system can significantly interfere with your engine’s performance. Obviously you’ll know something is wrong if the tailpipe is dragging. But other problems aren’t always as noticeable. An exhaust leak or failing muffler will cause your vehicle to have more emissions. Some of those gasses could even enter your cabin, and that’s a real safety concern—for carbon monoxide especially.
Catalytic Converter Repair
Your car’s emissions management process relies heavily on the catalytic converter. This piece of equipment works to mix fresh air into the exhaust system. As a result, your vehicle has cleaner emissions. On the other hand, any malfunctions with the catalytic converter might lead to a failed state or county emissions test.
Sometimes damaged hoses or valves are to blame. But there are other possibilities too. The catalytic converter has oxygen sensors to help keep track of how it’s performing. Over the years, those sensors might end up needing to be replaced.
Following through with the proper maintenance for your emissions system will hopefully let you avoid any issues both now and later on. It’s not necessarily impossible for this equipment to last through the entire lifetime of your car. But if it isn’t able to make it that long, we’d be happy to handle that catalytic converter repair to get you back on the road with a more efficient car!
Your Dealership Alternative for Auto Repairs
Dowdy’s Automotive is committed to providing fast service—without compromising on quality. Even better, we tend to be more efficient and more affordable than the competition. While a few types of warranty issues can only be handled by a dealership service department, our team can essentially address everything else.
Either give us a call to schedule an appointment, or just stop by whichever one of our shops is closest to you.
We’d be happy to help take care of any emissions repair service or other maintenance work your vehicle needs. We’ll also be sure to keep you informed of all the options you have available. Finding the most cost-effective solution is always our go-to. That’s part of the reason why we’ve been able to build such a loyal customer base over the years. If you haven’t worked with us yet, please don’t hesitate to reach out!