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Why Proper Diagnostic Procedures are Essential for Your Vehicle’s Warning Lights

Why Proper Diagnostic Procedures are Essential for Your Vehicle’s Warning Lights

Why Proper Diagnostic Procedures are Essential for Your Vehicle’s Warning Lights When the warning lights on your dashboard illuminate, it's your vehicle's way of telling you something is wrong. However, correctly diagnosing the issue is not as straightforward as just identifying the warning light. At 17th Street Automotive, we emphasize the importance of thorough diagnostic procedures to ensure your vehicle remains reliable and safe. Here’s why getting a code from places like AutoZone is not adequate and how our trained technicians handle complex issues.   The Pitfalls of Basic Code Reading Many drivers head to auto parts stores like AutoZone for a free check when their vehicle's warning lights come on. These stores use a basic code reader that can pull diagnostic trouble codes (DTCs) from the vehicle’s onboard computer. While this might seem like a quick fix, it’s far from a complete diagnosis.   Surface-Level Information The main i ... read more

Elevate Your Ride with 17th Street Automotive: Exclusive Dealer Pricing & Comprehensive Service Packages for 4x4 Truck/Vehicle Lift KITS, aftermarket wheel and tires all in house!

Elevate Your Ride with 17th Street Automotive: Exclusive Dealer Pricing & Comprehensive Service Packages for 4x4 Truck/Vehicle Lift KITS, aftermarket wheel and tires all in house!

4X4 Specialist At 17th Street Automotive, we're passionate about providing our customers with unparalleled service and access to top-tier automotive upgrades and repairs. We're excited to announce that we now offer exclusive dealer pricing and labor packages for a wide array of services, including air suspension repair/conversion, steering and suspension enhancements, off-road accessories, and much more. Our partnerships with leading industry vendors like Arnott, Skyjacker, Clayton Off Road, Rough Country, ICON Vehicle Dynamics, and Eibach ensure you're receiving premium quality at unbeatable prices.   Dealer Pricing and Labor Packages   Air Suspension Solutions   Experience the ultimate in ride quality and performance with our air suspension repair and conversion services. Whether you're looking to maintain your vehicle's factory air suspension or convert to a more traditional setup, our dealer pricing on parts from Arnott ensures you're g ... read more

Join Our Esteemed Team at NAPA BDG South Hampton Roads

  At NAPA BDG South Hampton Roads, we proudly stand as a cohesive network of 17 independently owned automotive repair shops. Each facility, rich in tradition and community spirit, contributes to our collective strength across the Hampton Roads area. As part of the esteemed NAPA Auto Care Business Development Group, our mission is to deliver unparalleled automotive services while fostering innovation and professional growth. **We Are Expanding Our Team** Our continued success is driven by our commitment to excellence and the talented individuals who make up our team. We are actively seeking high-caliber professionals to join us in various capacities: - **Management:** Leaders who can inspire, direct, and ensure the smooth operation of our shops. - **Technicians:** Skilled individuals with the expertise to diagnose and repair with precision. - **Sales and Parts Specialists:** Dynamic professionals adept in customer service and knowledgeable about automotive parts. - **Inventory ... read more

Bridging Communities: The Multilingual Team at 17th Street Automotive

Bridging Communities: The Multilingual Team at 17th Street Automotive In the heart of our bustling local community, 17th Street Automotive stands as more than just an auto repair facility; we are a bridge between cultures, languages, and people. With a vibrant team fluent in English, Spanish, and Tagalog, we offer more than just unparalleled automotive services—we provide a welcoming environment where every customer feels understood and valued. A Reflection of Our Community Our community is a beautiful mosaic of cultures and languages, each adding its unique color and texture to the fabric of our shared experiences. Recognizing the importance of effective communication in providing exceptional service, we've built a team as diverse as the community we serve. Our employees' ability to speak English, Spanish, and Tagalog isn't just a skill—it's our commitment to ensuring that every customer's voice is heard and understo ... read more

17th Street Automotive: Introducing Our New Soundproof and Rustproof Undercoat Services

17th Street Automotive: Introducing Our New Soundproof and Rustproof Undercoat Services

At 17th Street Automotive, we're thrilled to announce the launch of our latest offerings - specialized soundproof and rustproof undercoating services for vehicles of all types. Understanding the diverse needs of our clientele, we've tailored a variety of service packages to suit different vehicles, ensuring that your ride gets the protection it deserves, tailored precisely to its needs. **Why Choose Soundproof and Rustproof Undercoating?** Our vehicles brave the elements daily, from rain and snow to gravel and road salts, all of which can contribute to rust and corrosion. Not only does this affect the vehicle's integrity and resale value, but it can also lead to increased road noise, which diminishes the quality of your driving experience. Our soundproof and rustproof undercoating services are designed to combat these issues head-on, extending the life of your vehicle while ensuring a quieter, more enjoyable ride. **Customized Pricing for Every Vehicle** We recognize th ... read more