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Welcome to Dando's Automotive,
a family-owned auto repair shop in Fremont, CA!

We serve the Fremont, Union City, Newark, Hayward, Pleasanton and Milpitas areas.

Dando's Automotive offers 35+ years of industry experience, using the latest technology to quickly and accurately pinpoint your vehicle’s needs. The licensed technicians at our Fremont, CA-based auto repair company have the highest level of ASE certification. Our services include Auto Repair, Classic Car Restoration (with a special niche for Datsun 240Z, 260Z, 280Z and 280ZX), and Fleet Maintenance. Dando’s Auto maintains your factory warranty. We are always happy to help.

Dando's Automotive knows our reputation is riding on your wheels. Customer service is a priority for us. We know auto repair in Fremont offers you lots of choices. We aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that is important to you and your family.

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About Dando's Automotive Fremont, CA

Dando's Automotive has been a part of Fremont, CA since 1995 when it first opened with a focus on the auto racing world and Datsuns Z cars. In the early 2000’s current owners Ken and Ann purchased Dando’s Automotive Services. Ken brought many years of experience, specific to auto repair and classic car restoration, to Dando’s. Our staff is seasoned, experienced and has had the pleasure of servicing, repairing and restoring all types of vehicles. Give us a call to make an appointment (510) 659-7900

Review our Automotive Services Below

REPAIRS

DATSUN Z

RESTORATION

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2008 Honda Fit

Honda Fit

Mileage
164,183
Service Date
10/6/2020
Services Performed
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Drain and refill with new Coolant.
  • Remove & Replace Front Brake Pads.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • Remove and replace transmission fluid,service transmission where filter replacement is not possable in vehicle.
  • Resurface front brake rotor to true.
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Ted M. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2007 Lexus GS 350

Lexus GS 350

Mileage
145,968
Service Date
10/5/2020
Services Performed
  • Currant engine codes P0504 brake switch a/b correlation P0894 trans component slipping P2714 pressure control solenoid D performance stuck off P2757 torque converter clutch pressure control solenoid pressure circuit P2757 torque converter clutch pressure control solenoid stuck off C1201 engine control system fault C1241 too low or too high battery voltage the transmission fluid is burnt and the transmission is slipping badly in 3rd gear . 2/3 shift point . we recommend transmission replacement
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect all hydraulic line and hoses. Inspect calipers and wheel cylinders. Inspect master cylinder and cap. Flush entire brake system including master cylinder, calipers, wheel cylinders until clean.
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Drain and refill with new Coolant.
  • R&R Torque Converter Seal
  • R&R Trans filter
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • TRANSMISSION ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – RWD
 
jose G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2010 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
61,765
Service Date
10/2/2020
Services Performed
  • CABIN AIR FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Perform visual inspection of the vehicle.Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Remove & Replace Front Brake Pads.
  • Resurface front brake rotor to true.
 
Sue C. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/8/2020

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
174,185
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • Engine trouble code P0302 misfire cylinder #2 found coated spark plug It appears to be an old plug installed we recommend replacing all spark plugs.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: R&I Wiper Link Assembly & Cowl Top Panel.]
 
Russell C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2020

2006 Jeep Liberty

Jeep Liberty

Mileage
150,075
Service Date
9/22/2020
Services Performed
  • General Inspection starter ?
  • STARTER ASSEMBLY – Remove & Replace – V6,4WD,Automatic Trans
 
Steve C. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/22/2020

2007 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
94,265
Service Date
8/21/2020
Services Performed
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • HEATER HOSES – Remove & Replace – 1500,V8 Inlet – [NOTE: Deduct .2 when used in conjunction with Radiator Hose(s) – R&R.]
  • Inspect the cooling system for coolant loss or an engine overheat problem, check hoses, fan operation ,coolant & cooling system condition, chemical test system if necessary
  • Perform visual inspection of the vehicle.Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Replace Tires mount and ballance on standard rims.
  • Road test vehicle. Check all suspension and steering parts for wear. Check tire pressure and condition. Check riding height. . Adjust caster, camber, toe-in, and thrust angle as needed. Center steering wheel.
 
Rhonda G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/21/2020

2010 Acura TL

Acura TL

Mileage
214,161
Service Date
8/14/2020
Services Performed
  • Check Engine Light diagnosis,retrive engine code (s) and perform a circuit diagnostic up to 1 hour.
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect air conditioner performance. Check condition of all belts a/c hoses and lines. Inspect system for leaks and proper pressure. Mininum charge may be required for testing purposes Test system performance. Advise on recomended repairs.
  • Perform visual inspection of the vehicle.Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • R&R Cycling Switch
  • TIRE PRESSURE SENSOR – Remove & Replace – Each,Additional
 
Joe T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/17/2020

2007 Honda Odyssey

Honda Odyssey

Mileage
150,674
Service Date
8/4/2020
Services Performed
  • Engine code P0134 O2 sensor circuit no activity detected bank 1 sensor 1 P2237 O2 positive current control circuit open bank 1 sensor 1
  • OXYGEN SENSOR – Remove & Replace – Each
 
Judy T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/15/2020

2010 Mercedes-Benz E350

Mercedes-Benz E350

Mileage
144,173
Service Date
7/21/2020
Services Performed
  • ALTERNATOR DRIVE BELT – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Serpentine type Belt(s).]
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Inspect for tune and advise
  • Inspect hoses and clamps. Pressure test cooling system. Drain and refill with new Coolant.
  • Perform visual inspection of the vehicle.Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
  • Remove & Replace Rear Brake Pads
  • SPARK PLUGS – Remove & Replace – 4Matic,Base
 
Toby A. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/24/2020

2010 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
170,141
Service Date
7/17/2020
Services Performed
  • AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – Complete Charge – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Air Conditioning system recover, evacuate and recharge.]
  • CONDENSER – Remove & Replace – Mfr Body CD ZVW30 w/o Radar Cruise Control – [Includes: R&I Bumper Assembly.] – [DOES NOT include Air Conditioning System recover, evacuate and/or recharge.]
  • Inspect air conditioner performance. Check condition of all belts a/c hoses and lines. Inspect system for leaks and proper pressure. Mininum charge may be required for testing purposes Test system performance. Advise on recomended repairs.
  • OIL PRESSURE SENDER OR SWITCH – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
 
Russell C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/20/2020

2005 Acura TL

Acura TL

Mileage
143,916
Service Date
7/14/2020
Services Performed
  • AXLE SHAFT ASSEMBLY – Remove & Install or Remove & Replace – One Side
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove & Replace – Return,Each – [Includes: Bleed and test System.]
  • Remove & Replace Front Brake Pads.
  • Remove and reinstall four wheels and rear brake drums to inspect brake condition. Inspect entire system for leaks.
  • Remove and replace transmission fluid,service transmission where filter replacement is not possable in vehicle.
 
Zoe H. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/18/2020

2005 Ford RV Cutaway

Ford RV Cutaway

Mileage
35,366
Service Date
7/8/2020
Services Performed
  • Coolant leak
  • COOLANT RECOVERY TANK – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Hazardous Waste Disposal Fee (Cal)
  • Perform visual inspection of the vehicle.Remove and Replace Motor Oil and Oil Filter, Lube Chassis where applicable, Check tire pressure and all Fluid Levels
 
James P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/8/2020