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163 Goldmine Drive Unit B
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

163 Goldmine Drive Unit B
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147

In response to COVID-19, as an essential business, we are doing our part to help our community stay safe by implementing all government recommended cleaning and disinfecting procedures in our office and shop. These procedures are also done in and around each vehicle in our shop. For a detailed list of actions being taken, please feel free to email us. We are also utilizing “key drops”, payments over the phone, as well as courtesy vehicle pick up and drop off service. Ask about these services when scheduling.

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Welcome to CT's Automotive

Premium Automotive Service in Pagosa Springs, CO

We are building relationships one vehicle at a time!

If you’re looking for auto repair in Pagosa Springs, CO, you’ve found us. Here at CT's Automotive we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Pagosa Springs car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

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 Pagosa Springs, we are totally confident that CT's Automotive is the best option in town!

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CT's Automotive
163 Goldmine Drive Unit B
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-1630
Mon-Fri: 8am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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CT's Automotive
163 Goldmine Drive Unit B
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-1630
Mon-Fri: 8am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Meet Our Team

Natalie Tom

Our receptionist, also Co-Founder and Business Manager, oversees our front and back office affairs.  Natalie will be happy to assist you in scheduling your next appointment.

Chris Tom

Co-Founder and ASE Master Certified Technician, will be there to answer your questions and walk you through the automotive repair process. With over 20 years experience in auto repair, Chris makes it a point to assure you leave with a better understanding of your vehicle and the repairs that are necessary to keep you safe on the road.

David Wesley

David joined our team in 2015. He brings with him 13 years of mechanical experience and a multitude of certifications in automotive repairs/ electrical diagnosis. David is currently undergoing his ASE certification testing in order to obtain his ASE Master status.

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Why Choose CT's Automotive

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For years CT's Automotive has been there for the people of Pagosa Springs. 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 Pagosa Springs has to offer.

CT's Automotive 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 CT's Automotive the best car service in Pagosa Springs!

  • 24 Month/24,000 Mile Warranty
  • ASE Master Certified
  • Serving Pagosa Springs, CO

The Absolute Best Car Service in Pagosa Springs, CO

What sets CT's Automotive apart from all of the others in Pagosa Springs, CO?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Pagosa Springs, CO, 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 CT's Automotive, 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 Pagosa Springs auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Pagosa Springs, CO, 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

2009 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
163,813
Service Date
9/23/2022
Services Performed
  • drained and refilled with 6.5 quarts 5W30 synthetic blend and a can of MOA replaced oil filter, new sticker set for 3,000 miles at 166,813, current odometer is 163,813, verified oil levels full, oil maintenance was reset.
  • General Inspection: Priority's: 1. transmission flush, 2.clear codes 3. CV shaft, 4. service air filter. SEL- Code list: multiple codes, recommended clear codes and reevaluate. Oil Life %: vehicle is 3000 Miles overdue. Cabin air filter: cabin air filter is a little dirty recommend to replace at next service. Air Filter: reusable air filter is pretty dirty recommend to clean and service. Transmission fluid: transmission fluid is dark recommend transmission flush. Driveline (Axles / CV Shafts): driver CV shaft boot is torn recommend to replace.
  • Repairs performed removed and replaced front driver Cv shaft, road tested 10 miles comfirming repair
 
Mary Sue H. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/24/2022

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
175,335
Service Date
9/20/2022
Services Performed
  • Removed and replaced engine oil drain plug. drained and refilled with 3.9 quarts 5W-30 synthetic blend and a can of moa, replaced oil filter, new stickers set for 3000 miles at 178,335, current odometer is 175,335, verified oil levels full, oil maintenance was reset.
  • Rotate all tires and adjust tire pressures to specs.
  • Priority One: 1. clear codes, 2. air filter 3. glass, 4. body shop SEL- Code list: multiple codes, recommend to clear codes and reevaluate. Windshield / Glass: read glass is broken, recommend to replace. Lights (Head, Brake, Turn): driver rear tail light assembly damaged recommend to replace. Air Filter: air filter is a little dirty recommend to replace at next service.
 
Joy A. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/20/2022

2017 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
31,348
Service Date
8/30/2022
Services Performed
  • DRIVER'S FLOOR MAT – CHECK – [Check installation of driver's floor mat. Only use the driver's floor mat designed specifically for the model and model year of the vehicle. Always properly secure the driver's floor mat using the retaining hooks. Never install another floor mat on top of the existing driver's floor mat. Never install the driver's floor mat upside down.] BALL JOINT & DUST COVERS – INSPECT BRAKE LINEHOSE CONNECTIONS – INSPECT BRAKE SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Visually inspect brake linings/drums and brake pads/discs. Inspect thickness measurement and disc runout.] DRIVESHAFT BOOTS – INSPECT – [Except RWD.] ENGINE COOLANT – INSPECT EXHAUST PIPES & MOUNTS – INSPECT FLUID LEVELS – INSPECT – [Inspect and adjust all fluid levels.] FRONT AXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [Except RWD.] FUEL SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect fuel lines and connections, fuel tank band and fuel tank vapor vent system hoses. Fuel tank cap gasket.] RADIATOR & CONDENSER – INSPECT REAR AXLE FLUID – INSPECT STEERING SYSTEM – INSPECT – [Inspect steering gear box, steering linkage and boots.] TRANSFER CASE FLUID – INSPECT TRANSMISSION FLUID – INSPECT PROPELLER SHAFT – LUBRICATE AIR CLEANER ELEMENT – INSPECT CABIN AIR FILTER – INSPECT – [Driving in heavy traffic, on dirt roads or in urban, dusty or desert areas may shorten the life of the cabin air filter. Replacement may be needed if you notice reduced air flow from the air conditioner and heater or if the windows fog easily when you use the "Fresh" mode.] ENGINE OIL & FILTER – REPLACE – [Reset the oil replacement reminder light ("MAINT REQD") or the message "OIL MAINTENANCE REQUIRED" on the multi-information display after maintenance at every 5,000 miles.] PROPELLER SHAFT BOLTS – RETORQUE TIRES – INSPECT – [Check tire tread depth and for uneven or excessive wear.]
  • During vehicle inspection found: No recommendations at this time vehicle is in great condition SEL- Code list: Multiple history codes will clear and reevaluate at next service Engine Oil: Slightly dirty will continue with oil change Tire pressure & condition: Set tire pressure to 32 psi
  • Replaced drain plug and removed and replaced oil filter. Lowered vehicle and filled engine with 6.6 qts of 0w20 and one can of BG MOA oil treatment. Started vehicle and confirmed no leaks and oil level is correct. Stick weed vehicle for 5000 miles and reset oil life.
 
Barb F. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/30/2022

2017 Toyota RAV4

Toyota RAV4

Mileage
97,036
Service Date
8/25/2022
Services Performed
  • During vehicle inspection found:
  • Headlight Bulb – Remove & Replace – Front,One Side
 
Vickie S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/26/2022

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
238,753
Service Date
8/17/2022
Services Performed
  • Verified customers concern by performing a vehicle scan and verified code P0304 present. Scanned live data and verified cylinder number for has active misfire. Inspected secondary ignition system and found no visual faults. Tested injector circuits and ignition coil circuits and verified all present within specs. Performed compression test and cylinder leak down test and found no fault on cylinder number four. Removed all spark plugs and found cylinder number three has excessively worn spark plug and oil soaked. Performed compression test and verified compression on cylinder number three is within specs. Found worn secondary ignition system. Recommend performing ignition tuneup including AC Delco assistance spark plugs and premium spark plug wires.
  • Performed ignition tune, cleared codes and road tested vehicle with monitoring live data to verify repairs.
 
David K. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/17/2022

2015 Cadillac SRX

Cadillac SRX

Mileage
51,418
Service Date
8/12/2022
Services Performed
  • Front Brake Pads Measurements – front brake pads are in the yellow at 6 mm. Front Brake Rotor Thickness – FrontRunner thickness 1.174. Front Rotor Runout – front lateral run out is 0.001 Rear Brake Pad / Shoes Measurements – her brake pads are in the yellow at 6 mm. Rear Disc / Drum Thickness – we will order thickness 0.899 Rear Disc Rotor Runout – rear lateral runout is 0.001. recommending to replace both front and rear brake pads. Installed new front and rear brake pads per recommendations, road tested to verify repairs.
  • Road test vehicle 10 MI found vehicle to drive pretty straight with no brake pulsation or pulling. Did find when excessively stepping on brake, vehicle makes a loud clunking noise and steering wheel shifts ever so lightly, suspecting possible lower control arms. Front end inspection found driver side front lower control arm bushing has an excessive amount of play and passenger side lower control arm bushing has weather cracking recommend to replace both bushings before making any adjustments to the alignment. performed alignment check found rear toe to be excessively out. There are no adjusters for rear tow will need adjustable control arms.
  • General Inspection Priority List – priority One. 1 suspension recommendations. 2 brakes. 3 clear codes and reevaluate. Inspection Findings – SEL- Code list – rear differential clutch control module code u0126 recommend clear code and reevaluate next oil change Windshield / Glass – windshield has a very small chip recommend to have repaired. Power Steering Fluid – na Brakes (Pads/Shoes) – see brake inspection for specs. Steering System – see alignment MPI for specs
  • Per steering and suspension inspection removed and replaced both lower rear control arm bushings checked alignment and found it to be good. Road tested vehicle and can confirm noise no longer is present.
  • Performed alignment check, found after installed front control arm bushings, found alignment with in spec's, road tested and verified vehicle track normal.
 
Sue W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2022

2008 Lexus GX 470

Lexus GX 470

Mileage
172,784
Service Date
8/11/2022
Services Performed
  • General Inspection Priority One. 1 brake inspection. 2 timing belt and serpentine belt. 3 driver side exhaust manifold gasket. Priority Two. 1 diagnose codes. 2 power steering flush. 3 plastic clips. SEL- Code list tire pressure monitoring codes c2123, c2124, c2172. recommending to further diagnose all codes Other zip ties holding engine plastics due to suspected loss of clips, recommending replacement clips Power Steering Fluid a little dark but still good Belts: engine, accessory, serpentine, V-drive serpentine belt looks to be the original equipment recommended to replace by mileage. according to timing belt sticker found on airbox if calculations are correct customer only has 10,000 miles before needing to do timing belt. oh you recommends to replace it at 185,000 MI Brakes (Pads/Shoes) front and rear brake pads are low recommending break inspection
  • Removed transfer case and replaced output shaft seal and input shaft seal. Reinstall transfer case and refilled. road test vehicle and reinspected confirming repair.
  • Visually inspected exhaust and found no signs of leaks at this time. Started vehicle and did find what sounds to be an exhaust leak on driver side. using smoke machine was unable to determine where leak is coming from. using stethoscope did confirm that the exhaust manifold gasket is leaking and needs to be replaced.
  • Removed and replaced oil filter. drained oil and refilled with 6.5 quarts of 5W-30 synthetic blend and a can of moa. Stickered vehicle for a 3000 mi at 175877. reset maintenance light and double checked oil level confirming repair.
 
Steve K. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/11/2022

2009 Hyundai Santa Fe

Hyundai Santa Fe

Mileage
148,487
Service Date
8/10/2022
Services Performed
  • Front Struts/Shocks – Struts are okay however mounting point for worn sway bar link is walleyed out and need to replace struts Rear Struts/Shocks – Rear shocks leaking recommend replacing Sway Bar Links – Passenger side frt link is worn. Alignment – Vehicle pulls to the left hard.
  • General Inspection Priority one 1 oil change wit Bg EPR MOA 2 transmission service 3 brake flush 4 coolant flush Priority two 1 reseal engine for oil leaks 2 air filter 3power steering flush Inspection findings – SEL- Code list – Tpms codes recommend taking to tire shop Oil Life % – Oil change due2000 miles ago Engine Oil – Front valve cover has been seeping for sometime has gotten to the point of covering the alternator in grime and oil. Appears to be leaking directly out of bottom of bell housing indicating rear main seal leak. Vehicle 2000 miles overdue for oil change roughly half qt low on oil recommend BG EPR AND MOA Treatments with oil change Brake Fluid – testing high in contamination recommend flushing Antifreeze/Coolant – Coolant measures low on glycol recommend flushing and refilling with proper 50/50 mix Power Steering Fluid – Slightly dirty Transmission fluid – Transmission fluid dirty recommend flushing Steering System – See steering and suspension inspection Shocks / Struts – See steering and suspension inspection Tire pressure & condition – Set to 36 psi
  • STABILIZER BAR CONTROL LINK – Remove & Replace – One Side
 
Ashley G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/11/2022

2006 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
164,801
Service Date
8/10/2022
Services Performed
  • During vehicle inspection found:
  • ENGINE OIL & FILTER – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Test Drive vehicle to verify customer concern. Check and inspect suspension & steering components: ball joints, tie rods, idler/pitman arms, springs, bushings, shafts, struts/shocks and all applicable items for damage. Found noise to be coming from both wheel wells, although struts are leaking they have yet to become weak and are not making any noise and pass bounce test.
 
Jayne T. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/11/2022

2009 Chevrolet Tahoe

Chevrolet Tahoe

Mileage
156,085
Service Date
8/9/2022
Services Performed
  • General Inspection Priority List: Priority one 1 recommended brake repairs 2 replace front tires 3 diag engine oil leak 4. diag of all codes During vehicle inspection found: SEL- Code list – Multiple codes in multiple modules recommend diag of all Engine Oil – Engine oil level low found leaks under vehicle recommend dye testing and re inspecting Brakes (Pads/Shoes) – all rotors have excessive run out and heavy brake pulsation present. Recommend all new rotors and maybe pads for good measure. Tire pressure & condition – Both front tires over 8 years old. Passenger side went flat between road test and pulling into bay. Side wall has damage, highly suggest to replace both front tires
  • Test drove vehicle; verified heavy brake pulsation. Removed, cleaned/lubed and inspected all four wheel braking components. Inspected entire system for leaks. Recommendation: Replace front and rear rotors due to excessive lateral run out, and all pads ( due to the unknown brake pad compond)
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Front,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • DISC ROTOR – Remove & Replace – Rear,Both – [Includes: Repack Wheel Bearings (where applicable) and replace Pads (if necessary). DOES NOT include refinishing.]
  • Check brake fluid for moisture and contamination. 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.
  • Tires from Parts Plus
 
Bradley S. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/9/2022

2014 RAM 3500 HD

RAM 3500 HD

Mileage
128,441
Service Date
8/8/2022
Services Performed
  • Scaned vehicle for codes and confirm code P2459 present, suspect impossible exhaust leak or restricted exhaust filter. Performed visual inspection of exhaust with vehicle running, confirming no exhaust leaks present at this time. Road test vehicle 10 miles while monitoring exhaust temperature sensors and pressure sensors. Confirmed that exhaust pressure is reaching 4 PSI indicating a restriction in the exhaust filter due to soot. Perform regeneration to remove any possible soot from filters and road test confirming pressures down to .5 psi.
 
Dan G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/8/2022

2015 Chevrolet Equinox

Chevrolet Equinox

Mileage
85,345
Service Date
8/5/2022
Services Performed
  • Evacuated and recharged AC system. Evac Freon low by .4 lbs. Recharged with 1.46 lbs of freon and Pag Oil & Dye. Tested pressures High (IN) 100, Low (IN) 35, and finished at High (OUT) 100, Low (OUT) 35. Vent temps at 49 deg F (IN) and finishing at 45 deg F (OUT). Inspected for leaks as system was 0.4 lbs low on freon. No signs of leaks at this time but did add dye for next technician to find with UV light. Did find cabin air filter to be extremely restricted, recommend replacing filter. Topped off washer fluid and found reservoir is leaking and needs to be replaced.
 
Sandra W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/5/2022

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CT's Automotive
163 Goldmine Drive Unit B
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-1630