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Welcome to Straightaway Motors,
your car service in Bozeman, MT!

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

Here at Straightaway Motors 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 Bozeman 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 Bozeman, we are totally confident that Straightaway Motors is the best option in town!

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About Straightaway Motors Bozeman, MT

For years Straightaway Motors has been there for the people of Bozeman. 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 Bozeman has to offer.

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

Straightaway Motors 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 Straightaway Motors the best car service in Bozeman!

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

The Absolute Best Car Service in Bozeman, MT

What sets Straightaway Motors apart from all of the others in Bozeman, MT?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Bozeman, MT, 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 Straightaway Motors, 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 Bozeman auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Bozeman, MT, 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 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
148,837
Service Date
9/8/2020
Services Performed
  • BATTERY – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Test.]
  • CYLINDER HEAD GASKET – Remove & Replace – In-Line4,Gas – [Includes: Remove carbon and check surfaces for warpage. Includes (where applicable): Adjust idle speed, Ignition timing, Valves and clean and adjust Spark Plugs. Includes: R&I Timing Belt (where ap
  • TIMING CHAIN – Remove & Replace – In-Line4,Gas
  • TIMING CHAIN TENSIONER FAILED
 
SCOTT B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/8/2020

2011 Audi Q5

Audi Q5

Mileage
51,573
Service Date
9/4/2020
Services Performed
  • – FLUID LEVEL IS CORRECT – SLIGHT LEAK AT POWER STEERING PUMP FRONT SEAL – CHECKED SCAN DATA FOR FAULTS – OPEN CIRCUIT AT SERVOTRONIC SOLENOID. – CHECKED SOLENOID FOR DAMAGE – FOUND WIRES TOO SOLENOID DAMAGED. – WIRES WILL NEED TO BE REPAIRED.
  • REPAIR WIRES TOO SERVOTRONIC SOLENOID
 
JESSICA B. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/5/2020

2008 Dodge Sprinter

Dodge Sprinter

Mileage
137,512
Service Date
9/2/2020
Services Performed
  • – Verified customer concern. – Checked all systems for related faults and possible communication BUS failure. – Checked power circuits to transmission control unit. Found #5 fuse missing in fuse block 3 for transmission module. – Installed new fuse. Communication restored. No fault codes stored. Transmission works as designed. – Rechecked transmission control unit for faults after test drive. No faults stored.
 
OMAR S. gave our service a 5 star review on 9/2/2020

2009 Audi A4

Audi A4

Mileage
101,948
Service Date
8/25/2020
Services Performed
  • Diagnose Fluid leak, performed pressure test.
 
Lorri W. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/31/2020

2013 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
92,815
Service Date
8/10/2020
Services Performed
  • -CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS -CHECK BRAKES FRONT AND REAR -CHECK BELTS AND HOSES -CHECK EXTERIOR LIGHTS -VACUUM AND CLEAN WINDOWS
  • REPAIR NAIL HOLE RIGHT FRONT TIRE. TPMS LIGHT IS OFF NOW
 
MICHAELA A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/29/2020

2007 Cadillac Escalade ESV

Cadillac Escalade ESV

Mileage
108,612
Service Date
8/4/2020
Services Performed
  • -CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS -CHECK BRAKES FRONT AND REAR -CHECK BELTS AND HOSES -CHECK EXTERIOR LIGHTS -VACUUM AND CLEAN WINDOWS
  • LEFT FRONT HEADLAMP INOP. INSTALLED NEW BULB, STILL INOP, FUSES CHECK GOOD, POWER AND GROUND TO BALLAST GOOD. HEADLIGHT BALLAST HAS FAILED. RE-INSTALLED ORIGINAL HEADLAMP BULB.
  • P0522- OIL PRESSURE SENSOR LOW VOLTAGE P0523- OIL PRESSURE HIGH VOLTAGE CLEARED OIL PRESSURE SENSOR CODES, P0523 RETURNED. DATA SHOWS OIL PRESSURE AT 129 PSI WITH ENGINE OFF. WHEN ENGINE RUNNING SHOWS 0 PSI. COMMON FAILURE IS OIL PRESSURE SENSOR ON THIS VEHICLE. REPLACED SENSOR. KEY ON ENGINE OFF SCAN DATA SHOWS 1 PSI, ENGINE RUNNING 60PSI.
  • REPLACED SENSOR. KEY ON ENGINE OFF SCAN DATA SHOWS 1 PSI, ENGINE RUNNING 60PSI.
  • SCANNED FOR CODES AND DATA. P0522- OIL PRESSURE SENSOR LOW VOLTAGE P0523- OIL PRESSURE HIGH VOLTAGE P0573- BRAKE SWITCH CIRCUIT 1 HIGH VOLTAGE C0660- LEVEL CONTROL EXHAUST VALVE CIRCUIT SHORTED TO GROUND OR OPEN C0895- DEVICE VOLTAGE FAULT SERVICE SUSPENSION SYSTEM WARNING MESSAGE ON IN DASH
  • SERVICE TRANSFER CASE
 
BRUCE J. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/28/2020

2006 Volkswagen Jetta

Volkswagen Jetta

Mileage
151,284
Service Date
8/27/2020
Services Performed
  • MASS AIR FLOW SENSOR – Remove & Replace – All Applicable Models
  • Pull codes, diagnose check engine light. Visually inspect linkage on wastegate. – Fault codes P1950, radiator fan fault, and P0101, mass air flow sensor fault are stored in ECU. – Performed actuator test on engine cooling fans. Found circuit checks good. Cooling stage two failed test. Cooling fans are replaced as a unit. – Checked and found engine vacuum at spec. Checked operation of turbo wastegate – normal. – Checked mass air flow readings at idle and under load. Found mass air flow readings are very low at wide open throttle. Turbo pressure appears normal. – Put mass air flow in fault mode. Found vehicle performance improved. – Recommend replacement of Mass Air Flow sensor.
 
DARIN A. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/27/2020

2013 Ford F-150

Ford F-150

Mileage
213,086
Service Date
8/7/2020
Services Performed
  • (Combination) – DISC ROTOR – Replace Front, Both
  • (Combination) – DISC ROTOR – Replace Rear, Both
  • -CHECK ALL FLUID LEVELS -CHECK BRAKES FRONT AND REAR -CHECK BELTS AND HOSES -CHECK EXTERIOR LIGHTS -VACUUM AND CLEAN WINDOWS
  • RE SECURE CAB GUARD
  • REPLACE BRAKE PADS AND ROTORS BOTH AXLES. LEFT FRONT CALIPER PINS FROZEN IN BRACKET. REPLACED BRACKET.
 
RIDDLEY M. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/25/2020

2012 Mercedes-Benz C300

Mercedes-Benz C300

Mileage
75,389
Service Date
8/25/2020
Services Performed
  • – FOUND LINE OFF AT STEERING RACK. REATTACHED LINE AND BLED POWER STEERING SYSTEM, INCLUDES REMOVAL OF SKID PLATES.
 
CLEM P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/25/2020

2015 Subaru Forester

Subaru Forester

Mileage
106,230
Service Date
8/12/2020
Services Performed
  • A/C STOPPED WORKING LAST WINTER. CHECK A/C PERFORMANCE. HOOKED UP GAUGE SET TO A/C SERVICE PORTS, NO REFRIGERANT IN SYSTEM. PARTIAL CHARGE AND FOUND SEAL ON COMPRESSOR TO HIGH SIDE LINE LEAKING. NEEDS SEAL ON PRESSURE LNE REPLACED.
  • AIR CONDITIONING SYSTEM – Complete Charge – All Applicable Models – [Includes: Air Conditioning system recover, evacuate and recharge.]
  • FRONT & REAR AXLE FLUID – INSPECT – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace every 15 months or 24,000 km (15,000 miles).] BRAKE FLUID – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used in high humidity area or mountain area, replace the brake fluid every 15 months or 24,000 km (15,000 miles).] CLUTCH FLUID – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used in high humidity area or mountain area, replace the fluid every 15 months or 24,000 km (15,000 miles).] AUTOMATIC TRANSAXLE (CVT) FLUID – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace CVTF every 40,000 km (25,000 miles).] ENGINE OIL – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace the engine oil and engine oil filter every 3 months or 4,800 km (3,000 miles).] ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE – [When the vehicle is used under severe conditions, replace the engine oil and engine oil filter every 3 months or 4,800 km (3,000 miles).] TIRES – ROTATE – [A tire should be replaced when the tread wear indicator appears as a solid band across the tread; this occurs when the remaining tread has worn to 0.063 inches (1.6mm) or less.]
  • REPLACE 1 WHEEL STUD AND NUT RIGHT FRONT WHEEL
  • REPLACE SEAL ON HIGH PRESSURE LINE AT COMPRESSOR.
 
ALLEN C. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/12/2020

2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2500

Mileage
32,199
Service Date
8/4/2020
Services Performed
  • [TECHNICIAN NOTES] – CO0LANT GOOD TO -50 – AIR FILTER GOOD – BELT GOOD – BRAKES 10 MM FRONT AND REAR – TREAD DEPTH 14/32" FRONT AND REAR, TIRES LIKE NEW – FLUID LEVELS GOOD – TIRE PRESSURES GOOD – OUTLET LINE FROM DEF TANK TO INJECTOR LEAKING, LEAKING AT TANK. DEF SYSTEM HAS 5 YR 100K MILE WARRANTY – TEST DROVE, OPERATION NORMAL – ALL LIGHTS WORK
  • CHECKED PARK BRAKE OPERATION. OPERATING AS DESIGNED. NO CODES STORED IN SYSTEM. PARK BRAKE RATCHET NORMAL, CABLES DO NOT BIND. VEHICLE BRAKING NORMAL. NO BULLETINS OR CAMPAIGNS.
 
MARK G. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/4/2020

2007 Volkswagen Passat

Volkswagen Passat

Mileage
204,952
Service Date
7/30/2020
Services Performed
  • BUSINESS CARDS AND RAZOR BLADES STUCK UNDER SLIDE. LOCATOR PIN FOR RIGHT HAND SLIDE BROKEN, FABRICATE NEW PIN. PIN MAY BREAK AGAIN AFTER REPEATED USE.
  • REMOVE IGNITION SWITCH. FOUND BROKEN PLASTIC IN SWITCH ASSEMBLY CAUSING KEY NOT TO RELEASE. REASSEMBLE, KEY OPERATION NORMAL.
 
MARTY P. gave our service a 5 star review on 8/1/2020