Kevin L. Hinkley Auto Tech

5269 Crow Canyon Road
Castro Valley, CA 94552
(510) 881-1052

Open Monday-Friday
7:30AM- 5:30 PM

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S e r v i c e s

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      Signature Oil Change

Smog/STAR Certified



Dealer Mainenance

Cooling and Heating Systems



Computer Controls

Check Engine Light

Timing Belts

Computer Carburetors

Air Conditioning


Suspension and Steering

Transmission, Differential, and Transfer Case Services

Dealer Maintenance
You do NOT need to take your NEW car back to the dealership for warranty maintenance!
Our ASE Certified Technicians can keep your new car under factory warranty!
We use factory approved fluids and methods.
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Air Conditioning
Drain and refill air conditioning system
Check system for leaks
Clean condensor
Check drive belt, coolant fan operation, blower motor, distribution system, outlet temp
Up to 2 lbs of R134 freon
Pressure and Vacuum tested for leaks

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SMOG Check/STAR Certified SMOG 
Kevin L. Hinkley Auto Tech is YOUR SMOG Test Station! STAR Certified Smog Test station.
We can test and repair all vehicles, if it fails
(TEST ONLY SMOG CHECK Stations can only TEST, not repair).
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We stock a variety of ACDelco batteries.

Replace Battery
Clean Cables
Secure Battery with hold down
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We have a large variety of name-brand tires, such as Michelin, Uniroyal, Goodyear, Firestone, plus many more.
Deal with 4 large warehouses, to give you the best price available.
That deliver twice a day

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Timing Belts
Inspect all drive belts and replace as needed.
Remove timing cover and replace timing belt.
Inspect camshaft seals for leakage.
Replace idler pulley.
Remove and replace hydraulic/mechanical tensioners.
Remove and replace water pump.
Align timing marks on camshaft and crankshaft gears.
Set belt tension to manufactors.
Torque all fasteners to manufactor's specifications.
Replace hardware on an as-need basis.
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