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

Dear customer due to the current situation we are all dealing with, Palo Alto Shell is open for business, but we are working on modified hours and days based on appointments and work load. Please call prior to driving in to be sure we are open and if possible call or use our online appointment link to lock in your vehicle repair or service. Thank you for your patronage! Everyone at Palo Alto Shell

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"I've been taking both my cars to them for over a year now. I am always pleased with the service and the cost. I live in College Terrace so it is very convenient as well. I recommend this station for auto repairs."

STAR Smog Certified

Palo Alto Shell is A Fully Certified STAR Test and Repair Station Did your DMV renewal notice come in the mail and it’s asking for a smog inspection at a STAR station? No need to panic! All this means is that the DMV has chosen your car to be inspected at a smog station which is monitored closely by the BAR and must conform to high standards established by the Bureau of Automotive Repairs.

Palo Alto Shell is A Fully Certified STAR Test & Repair Station!

Palo Alto Shell is authorized to perform STAR smog inspections, as well as repair and certify all vehicles.

If the DMV is asking for “Smog Certificate Required at a STAR station” come on down to Palo Alto Shell call today for an appointment or make an appointment online.

*Additional fee of $10 for all vehicles model year 1995 and older.

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