202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506
(713) 473-5543

Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care provides Engine Diagnostics and Performance services to Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, La Porte, TX, and other surrounding areas.

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Description of Engine Diagnostics and Performance

Every vehicle built since 1996 has been equipped with an On-Board Diagnostics System that monitors engine performance. Discrepancies in performance levels are reported through your vehicle’s computer system. Once the “check engine” or “service engine” light is displayed, your next step should be to seek out an engine diagnostic service or an engine tune-up. Engine diagnostics allow our staff to gather helpful information about the operating condition of your engine. The insights obtained during an engine diagnostic will determine the extent of suggested engine repairs. The most common diagnostic trouble codes are generated in response to malfunctions in the powertrain. Ultimately, regular engine tune-ups are necessary to optimize engine performance. A tune-up is also one of the most effective ways to prevent unexpected engine trouble. During an engine tune-up, our staff may replace the spark plugs, spark plug wires, air filter, fuel filter, and distributor cap and rotor in your vehicle. Our experts will also check emission levels, fuel lines, and belts and hoses. Engine diagnostics and regular engine tune-ups can help extend the life of your vehicle and improve the health of your engine.

Benefits of Engine Diagnostics and Performance

While regular engine maintenance will help ensure that your engine always performs at peak conditions, there are also signs you can look for that indicate an engine repair service is needed. The “check engine” or “service engine” light is a sure sign that your engine should be looked at by an expert sooner than later. Most of the time, your vehicle’s On-Board Diagnostics System will detect an engine issue and store the corresponding repair code, which can be accessed by a member of our service staff. Slow-cranking, rough idling, stalling, knocking, or pinging while accelerating are all signs that you should seek engine repairs or engine diagnostics to determine the full extent of your engine trouble. A decrease in gas mileage and detectable loss of power during acceleration are also signs of an impending engine tune-up or engine repair service. Engine warning lights help alert drivers to minor issues before they become major repairs. Be sure to follow up with our staff once your vehicle's On-Board Diagnostics System detects a problem with your engine.

Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care proudly serves the Engine Diagnostics and Performance needs of customers in Pasadena, TX, Deer Park, TX, La Porte, TX, and surrounding areas.

Areas Served : Deer Park TX | La Porte TX | Pasadena TX | and surrounding areas

Engine Diagnostics

The OBD System, or On-Board Diagnostics System, was originally installed to monitor vehicle emissions, but it also detects problems...

Approx. Time: 60 Minutes

Engine Tune-Up

In the past, engine tune-ups were much more time consuming because they required a motorist to check a variety of parts...

Approx. Time: 180 Minutes

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Bass & Meineke Complete Auto Care

Since 1958, Bass and Meineke has provided automotive repair service and auto parts sales from the same location in Pasadena, Texas. With 16 service bays able to accommodate passenger cars and light and heavy duty trucks, Bass and Meineke is your one stop auto shop for service and repair. Our service facility contains state of the art equipment staffed by ASE-Certified mechanics. Here you can have your vehicle inspected, emission tested, or your fleet vehicles maintained in our family owned and operated facility. For business customers, we offer commercial charge accounts. Bass & Meineke Auto Service is dedicated to providing our customers with the most innovative and highest quality service in the industry. We make fleet maintenance simple through advanced technology, detailed reporting, and communication. Our CERTIFIED knowledgeable & well trained staff will be there for all of our customer's service needs. Stop by or contact us today!

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Phone: (713) 473-5543
Fax: (713) 473-1441
Address: 202 Pasadena Blvd.
Pasadena, TX 77506