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Welcome to Golden Nugget Auto,
your car service in Gardnerville, NV!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Gardnerville, NV, you’ve found us. Here at Golden Nugget Auto we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Gardnerville car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Here at Golden Nugget Auto we understand what makes customer service truly outstanding. You will feel the difference exceptional customer care makes when you work with us. We know auto repair in Gardnerville offers you lots of choices, and we aim to provide the kind of caring customer service that will bring you back.

Our professional automotive service offers you years of combined expertise from our well-trained technicians. We treat our auto repair professionals well because we value their skill and can-do attitude. We know our team sets us apart, saving you time and money, not to mention worry. When it comes to auto repair in Gardnerville, we are totally confident that Golden Nugget Auto is the best option in town!

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About Golden Nugget Auto Gardnerville, NV

For years Golden Nugget Auto has been there for the people of Gardnerville. We love what we do, and that basic fact fuels our business. We are dedicated to our customers, and that’s why they stick with us—the best auto repair Gardnerville has to offer.

Our family of technicians and service staff sees their work here at Golden Nugget Auto as more than a job. It’s their vocation and livelihood. Each member of our team is invested in your satisfaction.

Golden Nugget Auto was founded on the basic idea that everyone deserves respect. It is our mission to treat each person that comes through our door with dignity and sensitivity. We believe this attention to detail has paid off by providing us with our loyal, friendly family of customers. That’s what makes Golden Nugget Auto the best car service in Gardnerville!

Are you ready to experience the best Gardnerville car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Gardnerville, NV

What sets Golden Nugget Auto apart from all of the others in Gardnerville, NV?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Gardnerville, NV, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At Golden Nugget Auto, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Gardnerville auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Gardnerville, NV, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2008 Mazda Tribute

Mazda Tribute

Mileage
214,294
Service Date
4/28/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS, CHECK ALL FLUIDS, BELTS, HOSES & BRAKES
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION PER CHECKLIST. FOUND PASSENGER PLATE LIGHT OUT. OIL WAS 1 QT LOW PRIOR TO SERVICE. DRIVERS LOWER BALL JOINT HAS PLAY. FRONT TIRES HAVE SLIGHT INNER WEAR. OIL LEAK FROM FRONT COVER. NO OTHER CAUTIONS OR FAILS AT THIS TIME.
  • REPLACE BULB AS NEEDED
 
LAURANCE T. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/9/2022

2007 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
120,948
Service Date
4/25/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORM DIESEL LUBE OIL AND FILTER CHANGE PER CUSTOMER REQUEST.
  • PERFORM 27 POINT INSPECTION
  • REFILL DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID IF NEEDED
  • NO LEAKS DETECTED – UNDERCARRIAGE CLEAN WITH NO SIGNS OF RESIDUAL OR CURRENT LEAKS.
  • REMOVE FUEL FILTER AND REPLACE WITH NEW PERFORM BLEED PROCEDURE TEST DRIVE OK
 
LAURIE R. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/2/2022

2014 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
163,491
Service Date
4/22/2022
Services Performed
  • VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AND INTERROGATE FAULT MEMORY – FOUND FOLLOWING CODES STORED P0303 P2196 P2198 FOLLOW TEST PLAN AND FOUND IGNITION COIL INTERMITTENTLY INOPERATIVE ON CYLINDER 3. RECOMMEND REPLACE COIL THEN MONITOR OXYGEN SENSORS. SEE ADDITIONAL LABOR LINE FOR REPAIR AUTHORIZED.
  • INSPECT EXHAUST AND RETORQUE MANIFOLD BOLTS. UNABLE TO VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AT THIS TIME.
  • REMOVE UPPER INTAKE MANIFOLD AND REMOVE SPARK PLUGS. REPLACE WITH CUSTOMER SUPPLIED AND REPLACE IGNITION COIL AS RECOMMENDED. REPLACE INTAKE MANIFOLD GASKET AND REASSEMBLE. RESET CONTROL MODULE AND TEST DRIVE MONITORING OXYGEN SENSOR OPERATION – ALL WITHIN SPECIFICATION. PERFORMING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
 
NOLAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/28/2022

2010 Chevrolet Traverse

Chevrolet Traverse

Mileage
113,686
Service Date
4/21/2022
Services Performed
  • MISSING TWO AIR FILTER HOUSING SCREWS. SUSPECT THEY WERE LOST DURING A PREVIOUS AIR FILTER INSPECTION OR REPLACEMENT. ADVISE SERVICE WRITER OF SCREW NEEDED.
  • CONFIRMED WHINING NOISE COMING FROM ENGINE. NOTICED RIGHT WHEN STARTING ENGINE. SUSPECTED POWER STEERING PUMP AS WHINE WOULD INCREASE WHEN TURNING AND ACCELERATING. REMOVED ENGINE COVER TO CHECK FLUID LEVEL. LEVEL IS FULL. STEERING FELT TIGHT. HEARD WHINE INSIDE SHOP. REC REPLACING POWER STEERING PUMP, SEE ADDITIONAL LABOR LINES FOR REPAIR AUTHORIZED.
  • RAISED VEHICLE TO INSPECT FOR COOLANT LEAKS. I DID NOT SEE ANY VISIBLE SIGNS OF A COOLANT LEAK. LOWERED VEHICLE AND REMOVED COVER AT FRONT OF CAR TO GAIN ACCESS TO RADIATOR. HOOKED UP COOLANT PRESSURE TESTER AND PRESSURIZED COOLING SYSTEM. LET SIT FOR ABOUT 20 MINUTES. LOST ONLY 1 1/2 LBS OF PRESSURE AND NO LEAKS WERE PRESENT. NO PROBLEM FOUND. WHEN PERFORMING POWER STEERING PUMP REPLACEMENT DISCOVERED LEAK – SEE ADDITIONAL LABOR LINE FOR REPAIR AUTHORIZED.
  • REMOVE NUMEROUS COMPONENTS FOR ACCESS AND DRAIN POWER STEERING FLUID. REMOVE FAILING POWER STEERING PUMP AND REPLACE WITH NEW. REINSTALL REMOVED COMPONENTS AND FLUSH SYSTEM TO MAINTAIN PART WARRANTY (SEE ADDITIONAL LABOR LINE). PERFORM ROAD TEST AND CHECK FOR ABNORMAL NOISES – PERFORMING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
  • PERFORM SYSTEM FLUSH AS REQUIRED FOR POWER STEERING PUMP WARRANTY. TEST DRIVE AFTER FLUSH – PERFORMING AS DESIGNED.
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS, CHECK ALL FLUIDS, BELTS, HOSES & BRAKES
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION PER CHECKLIST. FOUND BOTH REVERSE LIGHTS OUT. REC REPLACING BULBS. ALSO FOUND BOTH FRONT STRUTS LEAKING. REC REPLACING STRUTS AND PERFORMING ALIGNMENT. NO OTHER CAUTIONS OR FAILS FOUND AT THIS TIME.
  • REMOVE COMPONENTS FOR ACCESS AND REMOVE FAILING WATER PUMP. REPLACE PUMP ASSEMBLY WITH NEW AND REASSEMBLE. REPLACE LOST COOLANT AND PERFORM COOLANT BLEED PROCEDURE. ROAD TEST – RECHECK FOR LEAKS NONE FOUND. PERFORMING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
 
CONNIE R. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/27/2022

2015 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy

Mileage
49,887
Service Date
4/15/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS, CHECK ALL FLUIDS, BELTS, HOSES & BRAKES
  • PERFORMED 27 POINT INSPECTION. RECOMMEND CVT DRAIN AND FILL
  • REMOVED AND REPLACED CABIN FILTER.
  • PERFORMED BATTERY SERVICE.
 
ERNIE P. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/17/2022

2016 Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Chevrolet Silverado 1500

Mileage
41,841
Service Date
4/15/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS, CHECK ALL FLUIDS, BELTS, HOSES & BRAKES
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION PER CHECKLIST. FOUND BRAKE FLUID LEVEL AT MINIMUM LINE IN RESERVOIR. FRONT BRAKE PADS AT 3MM AND REAR PADS AT 4MM. ROTOR FACE RUSTY ON ALL FOR WHEELS. REC REPLACING PADS, ROTORS AND PERFORMING BRAKE FLUID FLUSH. TIRES AT 5/32. REC REPLACING TIRES. FOUND RIGHT REAR SHOCK LEAKING. HAS AFTERMARKET ICON SHOCKS. REC REPLACING REAR SHOCKS. TRANSMISSION FLUID SLIGHTLY DISCOLORED. NO OTHER CAUTIONS OR FAILS AT THIS TIME.
  • HOOKED UP SCAN TOOL TO ACCESS TPMS. FOUND THE FOLLOWING CODES. C0750, C0755, C0760, C0765 AND C0755. ALL CODES FOR IMPROPER SIGNALS. CLEARED DTC'S AND TRIED TO RELEARN SYSTEM. NO SENSOR WERE FOUND. REC REPLACING ALL 4 TIRE PRESSURE SENSORS AND RELEARNING SYSTEM. ALSO, TIRES AT 5/32. REC REPLACING TIRES AND SENSORS AT THE SAME TIME.
 
TIM C. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/16/2022

2009 Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mercedes-Benz ML350

Mileage
99,261
Service Date
4/4/2022
Services Performed
  • FOUND OIL FILLER CAP LEAKING. REMOVE CAP AND FOUND SEAL NOT SEALING PROPERLY. REPLACE SEAL AND CLEAN RESIDUAL OIL – RUN ENGINE AND VERIFY NOT LEAKING. NO CHARGE TO CUSTOMER SEE HISTORY – OIL CHANGE JUST PERFORMED HERE.
 
SHER H. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/9/2022

2014 RAM 1500

RAM 1500

Mileage
152,353
Service Date
3/30/2022
Services Performed
  • VERIFY MANIFOLD CRACKED – SEE ADDITIONAL LABOR LINE FOR REPAIR AUTHORIZED.
  • PERFORM 27 POINT INSPECTION
  • REMOVED ALL OLD SPARK PLUGS AND REPLACED WITH NEW ONES
  • REMOVED OLD EXHAUST MANIFOLD AND REPLACED WITH NEW ONE INCLUDING NEW GASKET AND HARDWARE
 
LASSEN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/6/2022

2016 GMC Sierra 1500

GMC Sierra 1500

Mileage
163,823
Service Date
3/29/2022
Services Performed
  • REMOVE COMPONENTS FOR ACCESS AND REMOVE LOWER BALL JOINTS. TEST FIT NUMEROUS BALL JOINTS WITH NO RESULTS. TEST FIT SEVERAL CONTROL ARMS.
  • ALIGNMENT COMPLETE.
 
BILL S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2022

2016 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
44,496
Service Date
3/28/2022
Services Performed
  • CHANGE OIL & FILTER, LUBE CHASSIS, CHECK ALL FLUIDS, BELTS, HOSES & BRAKES
  • PERFORMED INSPECTION PER CHECKLIST. FOUND AIR FILTER DIRTY, REC REPLACE. BATTERY FAILED LOAD TEST. 258 OUT OF 390 CCA, REC REPLACE. COOLANT LEVEL LOW IN RESERVOIR PRIOR TO SERVICE. TOPPED OFF WITH ASIAN BLUE COOLANT. NO OTHER CAUTIONS OR FAILS FOUND AT THIS TIME.
  • REPLACE ENGINE AIR FILTER AS RECOMMENDED
  • REPLACE BATTERY AS RECOMMENDED
 
LORI M. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/29/2022

2007 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
210,895
Service Date
3/17/2022
Services Performed
  • PERFORM DIESEL LUBE OIL AND FILTER CHANGE PER CUSTOMER REQUEST.
  • PERFORM 27 POINT INSPECTION
  • REFILL DIESEL EXHAUST FLUID IF NEEDED
  • REMOVE WHEELS AND INSPECT BRAKES – FOUND FRONT INNER PAD WORN TO METAL – OUTER PAD HAS MATERIAL REMAINING. RECOMMEND REPLACE BOTH FRONT CALIPERS AND MACHINE ROTORS – REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS UNDER GOLDEN NUGGET WARRANTY
  • INSTALLED CUSTOMER SUPPLIED BED ASSIST STEP AS REQUESTED.
  • REMOVE SEAT AND REMOVE LOWER CUSHION COVER AND FOAM – REPLACE WITH NEW CUSTOMER SUPPLIED PARTS. REINSTALL SEAT AND TEST OPERATION – OK
  • ROTATED TIRES FRONT TO REAR – SET PRESSURES
  • REPLACED ENGINE AIR FILTER
  • REMOVE COMPONENTS FOR ACCESS AND REMOVE FRONT BRAKE CALIPERS. REPLACE WITH NEW AND BLEED BRAKE SYSTEM. INSTALL NEW PADS.
  • REMOVE BOTH FRONT BRAKE ROTORS AND MACHINE AS NEEDED. INSTALL ON VEHICLE AND PERFORM ROAD TEST – PERFORMING AS DESIGNED.
  • REMOVE FAILED BRAKE PADS AND REPLACE WITH NEW. NO CHARGE TO CUSTOMER – SEE NOTES.
  • REPLACE LEAKING HEATER HOSE CONNECTOR AND TOP COOLANT – ROAD TEST NO FURTHER LEAKS DETECTED.
 
DAINER B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/17/2022

2007 Dodge Pickup

Dodge Pickup

Mileage
224,111
Service Date
2/18/2022
Services Performed
  • VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AND RAISE VEHICLE TO INSPECT – FOUND PASSENGER CV AXLE BUSTED AT WHEEL JOINT, DRIVER CV AXLE JOINT LOOSE AND BOOT RIPPING THROWING GREASE EVERYWHERE . RECOMMEND REPLACING BOTH FRONT CV AXLES
  • VERIFY CONCERN AND REMOVE DRIVERS SIDE REAR DOOR PANEL. CHECK FOR POWER TO WINDOW MOTOR – NO POWER TO MOTOR REGARDLESS OF SWITCH POSITION. INSPECT AND FOUND SEVERAL WIRES CUT IN DOOR WIRING HARNESS. NOT ENOUGH LENGTH REMAINING TO REPAIR – RECOMMEND REPLACING INSIDE DOOR WIRING HARNESS. CUSTOMER WAS ADVISED AND DECLINED REPLACEMENT AT THIS TIME. DIAGNOSIS ONLY.
  • VERIFY CUSTOMER CONCERN AND INTERROGATE FAULT MEMORY – FOUND FOLLOWING CODES STORED: P0138 B1S2 OXYGEN SENSOR P0524 ENGINE LOW OIL PRESSURE FOLLOW TEST PLAN AND FOUND OXYGEN SENSOR OUT OF RANGE. RECOMMEND REPLACE B1S2 OXYGEN SENSOR. RECOMMEND REPLACE OIL PRESSURE SENSOR THEN RETEST DIAGNOSIS ONLY CUSTOMER DECLINED REPAIRS AT THIS TIME.
  • REMOVE COMPONENTS FOR ACCESS AND REMOVE BOTH LEFT AND RIGHT CV AXLES. FOUND FRONT AXLE SEALS LEAKING AND UPPER BALL JOINTS EXTREMELY LOOSE AND DANGEROUS. RF AXLE STUB SHAFT WORN OUT OF DIFFERENTIAL AND SHOULD BE REPLACED. REPLACE FRONT CV AXLES WITH NEW AND REINSTALLED REMOVED COMPONENTS. CLEAN RESIDUAL GREASE AND PERFORM ROAD TEST – PERFORMING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
  • WITH COMPONENTS REMOVED PRESS BOTH FRONT UPPER AND LOWER BALL JOINTS OUT AND REPLACE WITH NEW. REASSEMBLE AND ROAD TEST – PERFORMING AS DESIGNED AT THIS TIME.
 
KESHA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/16/2022