Dowdy's Auto – Idaho's Top Tune-Up Service Shop

Keeping your vehicle running at its peak isn’t just about addressing problems as they arise—it’s about preventing them before they start. Yet, finding the time for regular maintenance, amidst the hustle of daily life, can be a challenge. Worse still, when your vehicle begins to show signs of wear—maybe it’s running a bit rough, the fuel efficiency has dipped, or it just doesn’t have the get-up-and-go it used to—the thought of extensive diagnostics and repairs can be daunting.

You need a reliable, comprehensive tune-up service that can breathe new life into your vehicle without the hassle. That’s where Dowdy’s Auto comes in. We understand the importance of regular, thorough maintenance to extend the lifespan of your vehicle, enhance its performance, and ensure your safety on the road. That’s why we’re dedicated to providing the best tune-up service in Idaho, using our expertise to keep your vehicle running smoothly and efficiently.

Our Comprehensive Tune-Up Services

Diagnostic Checks

Utilizing the latest diagnostic tools, we start by thoroughly assessing your vehicle’s engine, transmission, exhaust system, and other critical components to pinpoint any potential issues.

Spark Plug Replacement

A key part of any tune-up, replacing old or worn spark plugs can significantly improve engine performance and fuel efficiency.

Filter Replacements

We replace air, fuel, and cabin filters as necessary, ensuring your engine breathes easily and your vehicle’s interior air quality remains high.

Fluid Checks and Changes

From engine oil to transmission fluid, coolant, brake fluid, and power steering fluid, we check and replace fluids as needed to keep your vehicle running smoothly.

Battery Inspection and Service

We inspect your vehicle’s battery, cleaning connections and testing its charge to ensure reliability, especially in extreme weather conditions.

Belt and Hose Inspections

We examine belts and hoses for signs of wear and tear, replacing them as needed to prevent breakdowns and maintain engine health.

Tire Pressure and Tread Check

Proper tire maintenance is crucial for safety and fuel efficiency. We check and adjust tire pressure and inspect tread wear, recommending replacements or rotations as needed.

Why Choose Dowdy’s Auto for Your Tune-Up Needs?

When you entrust your vehicle to Dowdy’s Auto for a tune-up, you’re choosing a service known for its dedication to quality, precision, and customer satisfaction:

  • Expert Technicians: Our ASE-certified technicians bring a wealth of experience to every tune-up, ensuring that every aspect of your vehicle is expertly assessed and serviced.
  • Quality Parts and Materials: We use only high-quality parts and fluids for all tune-ups, ensuring your vehicle benefits from the best products available, enhancing longevity and performance.
  • Transparent Communication: We believe in honest, straightforward communication. We’ll explain the findings from our diagnostic checks, discuss the recommended services, and provide a detailed estimate before any work begins.
  • Commitment to Excellence: Our goal is to exceed your expectations, not just meet them. We stand behind our work with a satisfaction guarantee, ensuring you leave confident in the performance and reliability of your vehicle.

Dowdy’s Auto has been serving the Treasure Valley for over 30 years, built on a foundation of honesty, respect, and fair pricing. With convenient locations across Boise, Meridian, and Ontario, OR, we’re dedicated to making your tune-up service experience as effective, efficient, and straightforward 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