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Automotive Repair & Maintenance Services

We’ve got your back, Arvada! Our ASE-Certified technicians have the tools, training, experience, and technology to keep your vehicle running in great condition. Give us a call and we'll walk you through anything. (Including our myriad of services.) Don’t worry – we’re in this together!

Brake Systems

At Colchin Automotive our ASE Certified automotive technicians are experts at repairing, servicing and replacing brakes on cars and light duty trucks. If your vehicle’s brakes are squealing or you don’t have the stopping power that you used to, please give us a call.


Arvada diesel engine service repairs and maintenance: from diesel oil changes to exhaust system repair. We’ll care for your diesel as if it were our own – the highest quality work and our great service comes standard with every job.

Electrical and Electronics

At Colchin Auto Repair, we have the expertise and equipment to properly diagnose the electrical system warning lights and what’s required for repair. We systematically work through the symptoms you describe and the probable causes, then isolate the intermittent or hard-to-find problem. Persistence pays off and our long term experience leads us to success.

Emission Systems Diagnostics

  • Comprehensive Emission System Diagnostic Services Schedule
  • Emission Failure Diagnostics Schedule
  • Failed Emissions Schedule

Emission Systems Repair

  • Catalytic Converter Replacement Schedule
  • Comprehensive Emission System Services Schedule

Engine Mechanical Services

Engine mechanical services repairs and maintenance: The engine is the “heart” of your vehicle and ensuring everything is running properly can dramatically improve your vehicle’s performance and lifespan. Whether you’re experiencing total engine failure or a minor issue, we will inspect and repair your engine to restore your vehicle to optimal condition.

Engine Performance Repair and Maintenance (Tune Up)

We offer every service your vehicle needs for engine performance repair and maintenance. Your engine tune-up checklist will include both preventative and restorative engine assessment, and final maintenance recommendations that will vary from vehicle to vehicle based on age, mileage and unique manufacturer recommendations.

Exhaust System Repair

Fleet Services

Fluid Services

Fluid services repairs and maintenance.

Fuel System (Gas)

The fuel supply system in your vehicle is extremely important, with a variety of parts required to store, supply and circulate fuel. From fuel tanks, pumps and filters to pressure control valves, hoses, fittings and more, proper care of the fuel system will help your car achieve its highest potential MPG as well as lowest possible emissions.

Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC)

Living in Colorado means wild temperature swings throughout the day. The Colchin team are experts at diagnosing and repairing HVAC problems.

Hybrid Drive Systems Maintenance

Hybrid drive systems maintenance and repairs.

Interior Equipment

Lighting Systems

Restraint & Safety Systems

Starting and Charging

Steering and Suspension

Steering and suspension systems are equally important as brakes when it comes to keeping you and others safe on the road. Experienced ASE certified technicians will be able to make assessments of these critical systems then make a corrective action plan.

Transmission and Drivetrain

Transmission and drivetrain repair and service covers a wide array of vehicle components. Colchin Automotive is a full service automotive repair shop offering coverage of everything mechanical as well as electronic. If you need help with transmission, transfer case, drive axles, power transfer units, electronic system controls, you are in the right place. We have 30 plus years of experience coupled with on-going training and automotive data base information making us your expert repair shop.

Vehicle Accessory Repair

Windows and Glass

Certifications & Memberships

We take pride in our certifications and adherence to the code of ethics for the Automotive Service Association (ASA), and The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

Automotive Service Association (ASA) for auto shops
The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for auto shops