COVID-19 Business update: WE WILL BE HERE FOR YOU!

To our valued customers, the current covid-19 situation still allows us to remain open. Our hours are normal and we are taking appointments. We continue to follow all safety protocols as required by the county. We also sanitize your vehicle before and after service, provide contactless authorizations, approvals, estimates, invoices, and payments. We thank you for your continued patronage and look forward to seeing you soon! (behind a mask of course)

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10 Mistakes to avoid with your European Car

Posted on 15, May, 2013

You LOVE your automobile. You did not just choose any car, you chose a European brand that reflects your status, your personality, and makes a statement about you. That is why you should take care and avoid the following ten items that can place your car in the shop.


  1. Putting off recommended/scheduled maintenance
  2. Ignoring the “check engine light”
  3. Not changing the oil and oil filter at regular intervals
  4. Not keeping your tires properly inflated
  5. Neglecting to service your transmission, brakes, and cooling system
  6. Continuing to drive after your car has overheated
  7. Not having the fuel and air filters changed
  8. Taking your car to any shop as opposed to ones that know your vehicle intimately
  9. Using generic after market parts over manufacturer parts
  10. Attempting to service your own vehicle

State of the Art Tire & Wheel Technology!

Posted on 23, November, 2012

Our shop is outfitted with the latest tire mounting, balancing, and alignment, technology from Hunter Engineering.

Hunter Engineering is the global leader in alignment systems, wheel and tire service, brake service and inspection lane equipment. Hunter equipment is approved and used by vehicle manufacturers, automobile and truck dealers, tire dealers and service facilities around the world.

newbalancer State of the Art Tire & Wheel Technology!

Check out some informative videos on our Tires and Wheel page!

Help Fundraise for Schools with Palo Alto Shell

Posted on 05, March, 2012

We have partnered up with a new website that helps local schools generate revenue to help support the activities that go on at the schools. Click on the Facebook or Google Plus link and like the page which will help us to promote this new site and a great cause!

Palo Alto Shell Tweets Too!

Posted on 23, January, 2012

Palo Alto Shell is on Twitter and would love to follow you too. We offer great deals on Twitter and don’t want you to miss out.
Follow us today!

Palo Alto Shell News

Posted on 03, November, 2011

With more than 40 years in Palo Alto, Palo Alto Shell is committed to service, value and integrity at discount prices.
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