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12510 Oxford Park Drive Houston, TX 77082

281-589-8984
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Your Well Trained Technician at Westside Automotive

Posted December 11, 2022 11:45 AM

When your vehicle has a problem or just needs some routine service, you might get a little nervous. Your vehicle's so important to your life in Houston, you need to get back on the road as soon as possible – with the problem fixed right the first time.

If you've ever checked into some of the technician training Westside Automotive professionals receive, you may be surprised at how much specialized knowledge and skill goes into diagnosing and repairing a modern car. For example: Today there are four cylinder engines that generate more power than the 1980s-era V-8's. I mean a new V-6 Toyota Camry could beat Sonny Crocket's Ferrari in a race to 60 mph/100 kph.

Our engines are more and more powerful and at the same time their fuel economy keeps inching up – even with steep Houston gas prices. They are also amazingly reliable: Kudos to the automotive engineers. But the advances come at the price of simplicity. The modern vehicles driven around TX are so much more complex from a mechanical standpoint that it makes your head spin – not to mention the electronics.

Some vehicles have several networked computers controlling most of the engine functions and many other vehicle operations as well. Houston motorists take all of this sophistication for granted, but somebody has to fix it when it breaks. It's a real challenge for Westside Automotive in Houston technicians to keep up, but we work hard to stay ahead of the technology. It requires a high level of commitment on the part of the technicians and the Houston service centers as well.

Westside Automotive technicians receive training through a combination of formal classroom training, training provided at Westside Automotive by parts and equipment manufacturers, online courses and home study courses.

In addition to the expensive training, there's the financial commitment for Westside Automotive to purchase the diagnostic and repair tools.

There are many independent certifications held by the pros at Westside Automotive. The ability to repair your vehicle requires a strong combination of training and resources. No one can know everything, so Houston auto service centers subscribe to data services, technical libraries and even online communities that can help them when they run into a difficult problem.

It's like those medical diagnosis shows on TV. Here are the symptoms – what's the diagnosis and treatment? Diagnosis is every bit as much an art as a science. At Westside Automotive, we want everything to be simple, straightforward and inexpensive – but sometimes it just isn't.

The next time you bring us your vehicle, don't worry. You're in good hands at Westside Automotive.

Westside Automotive
12510 Oxford Park Dr.
Houston, TX 77082
281-589-8984
http://www.houstonwestsideautomotive.com



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, 06/05/2024
Excellent service once again! I’ve been going to Westside automotive for over 30 years now and always trust their professional advice and comprehensive repairs. I’m always confident that they will never recommend anything that’s unnecessary.
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