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We are now open normal business hours and ready to serve you during these difficult times. Our staff has intensified our cleaning program to provide a clean, healthy environment for our customers and employees. Call us at (805) 541-1464 if you have any questions, or to schedule your next visit. Thank you for trusting us with your vehicles.
1101 Laurel Ln
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

1101 Laurel Ln
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

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Welcome to Continental Motor Works

Premium Automotive Service in San Luis Obispo, CA

If you’re looking for auto repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, you’ve found us. Here at Continental Motor Works we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a San Luis Obispo 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 San Luis Obispo, we are totally confident that Continental Motor Works is the best option in town!

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Continental Motor Works
1101 Laurel Ln
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-1464
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Continental Motor Works
1101 Laurel Ln
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-1464
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-5:30pm
Sat-Sun: Closed
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Why Choose Continental Motor Works

For nearly 40 years Continental Motor Works has been the local auto repair shop that you can trust.

Our focus has always been providing our friends and neighbors with dependable, trustworthy auto repairs. Whether you need a minor tune-up or a major overhaul, our trained service technicians can quickly diagnose problems and zero in on remedies; saving you valuable time and money.

Our cutting-edge diagnostic technology combined with the real-world experience of our ASE Certified Master Technicians, means we are able to get your car back on the road in less time than it takes other shops to simply figure out what’s wrong!

And, because of our ongoing training and certification, Continental Motor Works can offer you an affordable alternative to dealership pricing on almost any make and model vehicle made.

  • Smog checks, air conditioning, check engine lights
    … just part of our expertise
  • 36 Month/36,000 Mile Warranty
  • Supervised by Owners/Master Mechanics,
    John Fiorentino and Jaines Coloma
  • 2009-2010 AAA Quality service Award and Outstanding Member
  • Serving San Luis Obispo, CA for nearly 40 years

LONG-TERM BUSINESS

​John Fiorentino and Jaines Coloma, owners of Continental Motor Works and Jeff Spevack, the founder, feel strongly about being goods neighbors and in giving back to their San Luis Obispo community.

The following is a partial list of organizations that benefit from regular donations from the crew at Continental Motor Works:

  • Stand Strong SLO- we provide service for their vehicles
  • Donations to San Luis Obispo Botanical Garden
  • Donations to Transitions Mental Health
  • SLO High School Band – We participate in their fundraisers

About Continental Motor Works

John Fiorentino and Jaines Coloma went into business together in 2018 and purchased this small town shop from previous owner Jeff Spevack who opened Continental Motor Works in 1983. Our focus has always been providing our friends and neighbors with dependable, trustworthy auto repairs. Whether you need a minor tune-up or a major overhaul, our trained service technicians can quickly diagnose problems and zero in on remedies; saving you valuable time and money.

We are passionate about fixing cars and keeping customers confident in the safety and reliability of their vehicles. We strive to give our customers a positive experience, where vehicle maintenance and repair is as stress-free as possible. We even serve free popcorn!

The Absolute Best Car Service in San Luis Obispo, CA

What sets Continental Motor Works apart from all of the others in San Luis Obispo, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in San Luis Obispo, CA, 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 Continental Motor Works, 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 San Luis Obispo auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in San Luis Obispo, CA, 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

2016 Toyota Corolla

Toyota Corolla

Mileage
66,311
Service Date
7/23/2021
Services Performed
  • CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER. LUBRICATE ALL CHASSIS FITTINGS. PERFORM COMPLETE SAFETY INSPECTION INCLUDING, STEERING, SUSPENSION, BRAKING, FUEL, COOLING, EXHAUST , AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS. TEST DRIVE FOR PERFORMANCE.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
SHARON S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/23/2021

2016 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
76,510
Service Date
7/16/2021
Services Performed
  • PASSED
 
CINDY C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2021

2005 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Mileage
124,623
Service Date
7/13/2021
Services Performed
  • PASSED
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
DIANA P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

2005 Chevrolet Suburban

Chevrolet Suburban

Mileage
182,139
Service Date
7/9/2021
Services Performed
  • PASSED
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
LIN G. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/15/2021

2013 Hyundai Elantra

Hyundai Elantra

Mileage
108,729
Service Date
7/14/2021
Services Performed
  • OIL WAS LAST CHANGED 03/2021 @ 107,081mi. OIL LOOKS GREAT AND DOES NOT NEED TO BE CHANGED.
 
SARAH M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/14/2021

2005 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
201,856
Service Date
7/1/2021
Services Performed
  • CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER, LUBRICATE CHASSIS FITTINGS, ROTATE TIRES AND PERFORM BRAKE INSPECTION. COMPLETE SAFETY INSPECTION INCLUDING SUSPENSION, STEERING, EXHAUST, COOLING, FUEL, AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS. SERVICE AND TEST BATTERY. TOP OFF ALL FLUIDS. ROAD TEST FOR VEHICLE PERFORMANCE.
  • EVACUATED AND REFILLED TRANSMISSION FLUID, ADJUSTED FLUID LEVEL, AND TEST DROVE. CAR DRIVES WELL.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
HEIDI B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/12/2021

2004 Chevrolet Silverado

Chevrolet Silverado

Mileage
150,779
Service Date
7/9/2021
Services Performed
  • CONFIRMED CONCERN AND FOUND WATER PUMP TO BE LEAKING FROM THE WEEP HOLE. REMOVED AND REPLACED WATER PUMP. REFILLED COOLANT AND PURGED AIR FROM SYSTEM. TESTED AND FOUND NO MORE COOLANT LEAKS.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
ROBERT,RYAN D. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/9/2021

2013 Honda CR-V

Honda CR-V

Mileage
85,620
Service Date
7/7/2021
Services Performed
  • PASSED
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
JULIE B. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/7/2021

2004 Mitsubishi Eclipse

Mitsubishi Eclipse

Mileage
251,178
Service Date
7/7/2021
Services Performed
  • P0442: EVAPORATIVE EMISSION SYSTEM SMALL LEAK DETECTED. HOOKED UP SMOKE MACHINE AND TESTED FOR LEAKS. FOUND LOCKING GAS CAP TO BE LEAKING. CUSTOMER NEEDS TO REPLACE GAS CAP WITH FACTORY GAS CAP.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
J.D. M. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/7/2021

2013 Toyota Avalon

Toyota Avalon

Mileage
74,539
Service Date
6/29/2021
Services Performed
  • CHANGE ENGINE OIL AND FILTER. LUBRICATE ALL CHASSIS FITTINGS. PERFORM COMPLETE SAFETY INSPECTION INCLUDING, STEERING, SUSPENSION, BRAKING, FUEL, COOLING, EXHAUST , AND LIGHTING SYSTEMS. TEST DRIVE FOR PERFORMANCE.
 
NORMAN S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/4/2021

2012 GMC Acadia

GMC Acadia

Mileage
96,356
Service Date
6/30/2021
Services Performed
  • TESTED AND FOUND ALTERNATOR TO BE PUTTING OUT 9.8 VOLTS AND THE VOLTAGE WOULD DROP THE LONGER THE ENGINE RAN. REPLACED FAILED ALTERNATOR AND CHARGED BATTERY. ALTERNATOR IS NOW PUTTING OUT 14.1 VOLTS AS IT SHOULD.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
LEO C. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/1/2021

2007 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
96,566
Service Date
6/30/2021
Services Performed
  • REPLACED WORN OUT REAR BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS. DESCALED HUBS, LUBED CALIPER CARRIERS AND SLIDES, BLED BRAKE FLUID. TEST DROVE AND BRAKES WORK GREAT.
  • SET TO 35 PSI
 
ISABELL L. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/30/2021

Services:

  • Brakes & Brake Repair
  • Oil Changes
  • Tire & Tire Repair
  • Mufflers & Exhaust
  • Check Engine Light
  • Belts & Hoses
  • And Much More…

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Continental Motor Works
1101 Laurel Ln
San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
(805) 541-1464