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Welcome to Local Heroes Auto Repair & Service

It is likely that you have stopped by our new web site  for one of a few possible reasons:

  1. You are looking for a friendly auto mechanic to answer all of your questions, honestly.
  2. You need auto repair services, like an Oil change, Brakes or to get the check engine diagnosed.  
  3. You need new tires, because the ones you have are losing their tread.
  4. You need a Smog Test - We are a STAR CERTIFIED Test & Repair Station and administer the CAP program.
  5. You need Diesel Truck/Car Engine repairs and Service - We Specialize in all types of Diesel Repairs.
  6. You need service or repairs on your Foreign made car, like Toyota, Honda, VW, Nissan, BMW, Mercedes.

Fortunately, at Local Heroes Auto Repair & Service we can help you with all of these problems, concerns and much more!  Use our Shop Tires Tool - We are one of the few Tire Dealers who publish the price you will pay when you shop online for your tires on our Website. In addition, we run specials for Tires also that bring you more savings, just check our website too for those.   We are BBB A+ accredited and have 2 convenient locations to serve you in Petaluma, CA.  
 

Local Heroes Auto & Petaluma Napa Auto Parts
Congratulate California's Own, Rookie Alexander
Rossi, who Just Won the 100th running of the
Indy 500.  Rossi, NAPA & Local Heroes = WINNERS

  Napa Alex Rossi Alexander Rossi Napa

NBS Sports INDIANAPOLISAlexander Rossi has won the 100th Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil and Sponsered by Napa Auto Parts, following a stunning strategy gamble from Bryan Herta and the Andretti Herta Autosport team that came good.

It’s a stunning upset but an incredible run for the No. 98 NAPA Auto Parts/Curb Honda, having made it 36 laps home on fuel on the final stint of the race.  Rossi (Homepage:http://www.alexanderrossi.com/) started 11th but his final lap of the race – the 14th he led on this day – was only at 179.784 mph to limp home on fuel.  Rossi is the first rookie to win since Helio Castroneves in 2001. The win is Andretti Autosport’s fifth as a team: the first as Forsythe/Green Racing in 1995 with second year driver Jacques Villeneuve, then Dan Wheldon in 2005, Dario Franchitti in 2007 (Andretti/Green Racing) and Ryan Hunter-Reay in 2014 (Andretti Autosport).

But Rossi has been one of the pleasant surprises of the season, and his month at Indianapolis was close to flawless. He didn’t make a mistake all month, took to the track well, understood how to handle it and drove controlled all month.  The win with Herta follows up when Chaves won Rookie of the Year honors here last year with 16th place.

It might be one of the most incredible stories in Indy history… since the last time the ‘500 featured a 100 as part of its name.  The 100th anniversary race in 2011, the 95th running, saw Wheldon steal the win on the last lap – also driving for Herta – when J.R. Hildebrand crashed in Turn 4.

But this day, Rossi hung around – quietly – in the lower regions of the top 10  Had Rossi not been able to make it home, the win could have fallen to his teammate Carlos Munoz. The driver of the No. 26 United Fiber & Data Honda was flying in the final stages but, like most of the field, needed a late race splash as the race ran green for the final 32 laps.

 

NAPA AUTO PARTS No. 98 

ALEXANDER ROSSI TO PILOT NO. 98 NAPA AUTO PARTS HONDA FOR 100TH RUNNING OF THE INDY 500

INDIANAPOLIS (Friday, May 20) – Iconic auto parts retailer NAPA AUTO PARTS, parent to Napa Auto Parts in Petlauma, CA in conjunction with NAPA’s major supplier NAPA Balkamp and their supporting vendor partners, has joined with three-time Indy 500 champion Andretti Autosport to sponsor the No. 98 Indy car driven by Alexander Rossi in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500. Rossi’s No. 98 machine is fielded via collaboration between the Michael Andretti-led organization and Bryan Herta Autosport.

Tip Tollison, President of NAPA Balkamp in Indianapolis, stated, “Andretti Autosport symbolizes the excellence NAPA AUTO PARTS has maintained for nearly 100 years. With this being the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500, I cannot think of anything that makes the historic event more complete than the joining of a premier racing family and a premier auto parts company.”

“We’re excited to begin a relationship with another storied American brand for this landmark event,” said Andretti Autosport CEO Michael Andretti. “This will be NAPA’s first time serving as a full primary sponsor in the Verizon IndyCar Series, and I’m honored to have Andretti Autosport chosen to represent their brand.”

The NAPA AUTO PARTS branding, which will also be carried as an associate sponsor on all Andretti Autosport Indy cars for the remainder of the 2016 Verizon IndyCar Series, will make its Indy car racing debut as the field takes to the famed 2.5-mile oval Saturday for Indy 500 practice. Together on Saturday, both Rossi and NAPA will make their first ever Indianapolis 500 qualifying attempt live on ABC at 11 a.m. ET.

The Indianapolis 500’s 100th Edition will go green at 11 a.m. ET May 29 in front of a sold out Indianapolis Motor Speedway and live to viewers worldwide, with the US nationwide broadcast living on the ABC network.

Local Heroes Auto is Hiring Qualified Auto & Smog Technicians in Petaluma, Ca.  Sign-On $$ BONUS $$ based on exp.  Apply here & here


Local Heroes Auto Wishes Everyone a Happy
and Safe Memorial Holiday Weekend!

Thank you Veterans   Memorial Day   Petaluma Holiday


Another Local Heroes Auto Satisfied Customer
with his New Rims & Tires, as well as complete
overhaul of his Suspension.  His parting words
as he pulled out "Elvis has left the Building!"

Corvette Restore


Local Heroes Auto is a Proud Sponsor for 10th Year in a Row of CRUISIN' THE BOULEVARD in Petaluma.

SAVINGS!  Any of our Valued Customers who attend the Event on May 19, 20 or 21st, just bring any receipt from any Vendor or function and receive a $35.00 immediate discount off any Service or Repair (excluding SMOGS) at either of our locations through May 31, 2016. Please visit all Event info at http://www.americangraffiti.net/  Have Fun!!!!


Petaluma American Graffiti

Petaluma Crusin the Boulevard  Local Hereos Auto Repair Petaluma Auto Repair
Why your fellow Petaluma, CA neighbors choose us

Every business claims to be the best. We are continually striving to be the best. Our satisfied customers speak for themselves, in saying we have exceeded their expectations and continue to provide amazing service beyond just a tune up or tire rotation. Read the reviews and testimonials from your Petaluma, CA neighbors. Also, please take a moment to check out all the auto repair services we can assist you with. Give us a try and if you aren't convinced that we are the best auto repair and tire company, then call, click, or stop by, and see how our friendly staff will go above and beyond to help you with all your auto repair needs. Customer satisfaction is our #1 goal here a Local Heroes Auto Repair in Petaluma.  We want to build relationships with our customers that last throughout the years, we do this through our honesty, our competitive pricing and our unsurpassed quality on each and every repair job we do; come to us once and we promise you will be back. We look forward to building a long term relationship with you. If there is anything we can do for you, don't hesitate to contact us.

LOCAL HEROES AUTO in Petaluma is OPEN SATURDAYS at both Locations 7am-3pm & for SMOGS TOO.


Jasper Engine Installer    Jasper Transmission      Jasper Warranty
Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma Becomes a
Jasper Engine and Transmission Preferred Installer and Supplier. 

Sometimes it seems that we cannot get enough information, and, at times, it seems like we get too much. We hope that we’ve struck the right balance of helpful information for you to learn more about Jasper Engines & Transmissions and its products, access the resources you need and even have some fun.

We here at Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma have tried to identify useful information within our website and Jaspers that will allow you to make an informed decision on whether it's the right thing and most cost effective decision to replace your Engine, Transmission or Drive Train components.  Among the pages in this section, you will find a virtual tour, download options for a variety of useful and informative literature, the Jasper newsletter archive and Jaspers “green” initiatives, Warranty information and cost/investmnet tools to help you make the right decision.

You can also catch up on Jaspers NASCAR racing involvement through which JASPER provides 4-Speed transmissions and differentials for some of the greatest teams in NASCAR Sprint Cup and xfinity Series racing, reports on our hot air balloon sponsorship and Jaspers sponsorship of professional bass angler, Chad Morgenthaler. Jasper  also has an online store where you can find a variety of JASPER clothing and souvenir items.

We hope you enjoy learning more about Jasper and how they  follow their mission statement of “Do It Right… and Have Fun!  We at Local Heroes Auto are proud to have partnered with Jasper and to be able to provide such high quality products and services, all backed by a full Jasper 3 year/100K mileage warranty and the Local Heroes Auto commitment to Excellence and Integrity.  


BG Products    BG Lifetime    BG Services

Local Heroes Auto Now Offers BG Auto Products


BG Lifetime Protection Plan Lifetime BG Protection Plan - BG’s Automotive Maintenance Services are backed by the free Lifetime BG Protection Plan. 

BG on the Road Protection BG On The Road - Roadside assistance is complimentary with the purchase of BG Automotive Maintenance Services! 

BG is one of the industry’s largest suppliers of top quality additives and cleaners. BG’s products are focused on servicing the professional automotive world, making sure that the automotive technician is provided the right product for the desired outcome.

At Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma, we make sure that our skillfully trained, certified technicians use only the highest quality products when it comes to servicing your vehicle. BG products come with a trusted history of successful results, including an outstanding warranty & insurance policy provided to our customers.

By using BG Products when performing routine maintenance (such as fluid flushes and exchanges), you receive their Life Time Protection Plan when initial maintenance services are performed within the mileage range of 0-36,000 (for Protection Plan 1) or 36,001-75,000 (for Protection Plan 2) for as long as you own the vehicle. It is important that to maintain the car’s warranty plan, that routine services are performed within 30,000 miles of the last service. 

Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma is a proud authorized installer of BG products. In addition to the quality of product, BG backs their additives through a protection plan that will, in most cases, pay for the entire repair of the component if it happens to fail, within a specified mileage.

At Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma, we expect the same quality and care from our suppliers that we offer to our clients. We make sure that your vehicle is in good hands. For more information on BG Products, visit www.bgprod.com/bgams/  Please see more here for a complete description of each program offered by Local Heroes Auto and for the details of each BG Protection Program and Benefits. 

Contact us today to get an estimate for your vehicles BG Service needs or if you have any questions regarding the BG Protection Program.  Watch the BG commercial we all hear daily with the Famous "BG BEEP"

Testimonials from Customer Link Reviews here

Local Heroes Auto in Petaluma performs Diesel Upgrades as well as Factory Service on all makes of Foreign cars like VW, BMW, Honda, Toyota, Mercedes, Nissan, Audi & more.  read more here and here

We Perform all Diesel Service-Repairs in Petaluma, CA

We are Petaluma's premier Light & Heavy duty Diesel repair shop, specializing in Ford, Dodge and Chevy 3/4 ton and 1 ton Diesel trucks.  Local Heroes Auto is a state of the art repair facility with all the equipment needed to correctly diagnose and repair your Diesel powered truck or car.  Our Vehicle Specialization includes: Ford Powerstrokes, Dodge Cummins and Chevy Duramax Engines.  Our Service Specialization includes: All types of Diesel Engine Service & Repairs including, Electrical Service, Transmission Repair, Hydraulics ,A/C Service, Charging & Starting Systems, Complete Fuel Injection Service, Clutches, Welding & Fabrication & Aftermarket Parts, scheduled maintenance services. Unlike other shops and dealerships, we believe in correctly diagnosing the problem rather than performing guesswork diagnostics and throwing parts at the problem at the customer's expense.  
 
Put your trust in qualified Petaluma Diesel mechanics and trained ASE technicians and Schedule a service appointment today!   Full article here.

Local Heroes Upgrades Corona Waiting Room & Office

We are pleased to announce some Nice Improvements to our Petaluma Corona Shop Location.  Specifically, we have recently remodeled our Customer Waiting Area and Office area.  The upgrade project was started over the Holidays and recently completed in mid January.  Most of the work was done in-house & all of our employees contributed in some way with the design and work.  It involved building new walls, closing in the ceiling, fresh paint, a new floor, upgraded electrical work & lighting, upgrading the customer restroom, upgrading the computer services & furniture.  One cool thing was taking the original entrance door to the original building when it was built & refinishing it & reinstalling it as the door to the restroom.  It originally came from a local farm building and is made of hardwood & estimated to be close to 100 years old.  

Please stop by and say hello.  We now offer hot coffee and drinks as well as cold beverages, Improved WiFi, TV and comfortable couches for when our customers wait to have their car repairs, Smogs, oil changes and tires done.  We also now stock Batteries, wipers, belts, all types of filters and other auto parts to cut down on the time our customers have to wait for simple services.                   

New Office Cars Customer Waiting Room New Office Desk Tires

Please let us know what you think and if you have any ideas or suggestions for even more improvements.  Submit suggestions or a review here.

Local Heroes Auto Offers 4 Financing Options more details

We at local Heroes Auto Repair and Service, an LHAS LLC company, recognize that economic times are tougher these days and we are offering all of our customers a few different options to help with any necessary or unexpected car or truck repairs that you may need.  We are offering 4 programs, all with different options and terms. Two of them are Directly with Local Heroes Auto,  Another One is a Credit Card with CarCareONE in conjunction with our partner Napa AutoCare and the last One is with GoodYear Tire.  Although we are not a Bank, we wanted to offer something directly for all our customers and potential customers, that does offer very reasonable payment terms and flexibility.  We have developed financing options for both consumers and business's; please see details on our Finance page. This is our way of saying we want to help everyone when needed and truly be a Local Hero in our community, as well as a way for us to say Thank you for your Business.
 

         Napa Easy Pay CarCareOne Mobil          

Local Heroes Auto Service & Repair Launches New Web Site. For the Best in Petaluma Auto Repair! See more 

If you are looking for someone to help you design your website, please visit our partner TCS Technologies, an ARI Company, strives to be the leader in customer satisfaction.  They specialize in many areas of Auto and Tire related website design and marketing and at affordable pricing.  They are the ultimate in professionalism and honesty, unlike a lot of others out there who purport to be looking out for you and your marketing efforts.  TCS is on a mission to provide its clients with the best customer support in the industry by producing a stable, reliable product backed by a competent and knowledgeable staff. With nine years in business offering tools, resources & support, TCS Technologies, strives to be a leader in customer satisfaction. For contact information, visit their website.  Feel free to contact us at Local Heroes & we would be willing to share with you how the planning & process’s occurred with us. 

Freddy's ToolBox Blog - Car & Truck Tips, Insight & Articles "Buy Local & Tire Talk"

December 2, 2015 - Issue #2

In this 2nd issue, I'm writing about the benefits of Buying Local in Petaluma and have integrated it with some tire information and tips.  I’m using this space on our home page, instead of more ads, to bring regular feature stories, tips and updates on the things I see in the auto repair business and changes that are always occurring that can affect our our community, customers and all consumers.  I hope it will bring insight and useful information to everyone.  Having been in this business for over 30 years I can honestly say I’ve seen a lot, the good and the bad, as it concerns keeping your cars, trucks, RV’s in a safe and good running condition.   Please read more here in Issue #2 or find it under the About Tab above, under News Center.  Thanks for reading, Freddy. 

History of Local Heroes Auto Repair & Service in Petaluma, CA

We were established as Freddy Blues Local Heroes auto Repair in 1995.  It all started for Freddy when he was about 8. His Dad would fix all of their cars, and the neighbor’s cars too. He couldn't keep Freddy away. Fast forward 40 years and Freddy still can't keep away.  Originally only a mobile service, your "Local Hero", a term coined by a few of his first customers and many more since, he would fix the car where it broke.  He has now changed the name to Local Heroes Auto Repair & Service as it’s more than just him now, but rest assured our staff has the same passion Freddy has for quality. He has expanded and settled into 2 shops now in Petaluma on both sides of town. He has been in business 10 years now and looks forward to giving the community he grew up in the best auto repair available anywhere.  Always honest, always fair. His motto and the Local Heroes motto is: “Integrity is Earned One Job at a Time”.

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" I can't let 2015 end without a special "Thank You!!" to my friends Fred Blue and Melissa Hall at Local Heros Petaluma. I have had a rough year with my ca ...[more] "  |  December 18, 2015
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