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4X4 SERVICES

Working Hours
  • Mon 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Tue 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Wed 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Thu 8:00AM - 5:00PM
  • Fri 8:00AM - 5:00PM
    Sat Closed
  • Sun Closed

4X4 SERVICES

The technicians at Specialized Truck and Auto Service have years of experience working on standard 4-wheel drive (4x4) vehicles as well as all-wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. AWD is a full-time 4-wheel-drive system (all four wheels receive torque from the engine simultaneously) that employs a center differential that allows each tire to rotate at different speeds.

We understand the special needs of these vehicles. These are some of the services we offer.


Alignment
Wheel alignment (or simply alignment) is standard car maintenance that involves adjusting the angles of the wheels so that they are set to the manufacturer's specifications. The main purpose is to let the suspension and the steering systems operate at their desired angles - this reduces tire wear. Alignment is a complicated process and not all mechanics get it right. To have experts handle your car's alignment, visit Specialized Truck and Auto Service.

Differentials
The differential transfers the engine power to the wheels. One important function of the differential is to pass on power to the wheels while allowing them to rotate at different speeds - thus the name differential. When turning, the outer wheels travel a larger distance than the inner wheels do (also the front wheels travel a longer distance than the rear wheels). This means that all four wheels travel at different speeds during a turn and this is where the differential comes in to help. To make sure your vehicle's differentials are working properly, have them checked regularly. Contact Specialized Truck and Auto Service today for differentials examination and servicing.

Driveline
A driveline is a part of your motor vehicle that connects the engine and the transmission to the wheel axles. The driveline consists of the parts of the powertrain less the engine and transmission. Failure of the driveline means that the car would not move since energy cannot be transmitted from the engine to the wheel axles. Therefore, make sure that your car's driveline is regularly inspected and serviced. And, at Specialized Truck and Auto Service, you can have the driveline serviced by experts.

Hubs, Seals, Studs, & Nuts
A wheel hub motor, also referred to as a wheel motor, is an electric motor incorporated into the wheel hub and drives it directly. You can have a safer and smoother ride today by replacing your warped and worn out wheel hubs. Let Specialized Truck and Auto Service replace your worn out hubs today.

Properly working seals provide oil and grease sealing - offering enhanced performance in a wide range of temperatures and environments. Worn out or warped seals allow external contaminants to enter the bearing unit or let lubricant escape from the unit. This ultimately leads to premature failure of the bearing unit. To keep out contamination and retain lubricant in the bearings, have the seals replaced with new ones. To have the seals replaced by experts, contact or visit Specialized Truck and Auto Service today.

Studs are the threaded fasteners that hold on the wheels of your truck. The wheel studs are permanently mounted on the wheel hub through the brake disk or brake drum. To secure the wheel, nuts (lug nuts) are fastened over the stud. Stripped wheel studs can be quite dangerous. Damaged wheel studs should be replaced with new ones immediately. To have your truck's wheel studs replaced with high quality ones, call 281-883-8362 or visit Specialized Truck and Auto Service today.

A wheel nut or lug nut is a fastener for securing a wheel on the hub. A set of lug nuts are used to secure a wheel to the threaded wheel studs (which are fixed to a wheel hub). Worn out nuts means one thing - the wheel is not fixed securely on the vehicle which puts the vehicle at the risk of rolling over. To have your truck's wheels securely fastened to the hub, contact or visit Specialized Truck and Auto Service in Humble, TX 77396 today.

Transfer Cases
A transfer case is a part of a four wheel drive system found in four wheel drive and all wheel drive vehicles. The transfer case receives power from the transmission and sends it to both the front and rear axles. This can be done with a set of gears, but the majority of transfer cases manufactured today are chain driven. The transfer case is connected to the transmission and also to the front and rear axles by means of drive shafts. Trust the automotive experts at Specialized Truck and Auto Service for all your transmission repairs.

Transmissions
Transmission repair is not something to take lightly. The transmission is connected to key parts of your vehicle and needs to be working properly for your safety. Transmission services include replacing filters and draining fluids to prevent transmission damage. Typical transmission issues that may lead to repair may include shifting issues, slipping, stalling, fluid leaking, and the service light turning on. If you are concerned that you may need transmission repair, don't hesitate to schedule an appointment at Specialized Truck and Auto Service today.

Wheel Bearings
Wheel bearings are found inside of wheels, allowing the wheels to spin freely, and are connected to the brake system. They can become worn over time, causing a vibrating suspension and noisy rubbing as the car is driven. If they break completely, the vehicle will become very difficult to control and unsafe to drive. Replacement interval for wheel bearings varies greatly, but they should be checked for leaks and wear periodically. Specialized Truck and Auto Service can make sure that your bearings are in good shape and let you know if they need replacement.

What People Say About Us


  • -Juliana B.

    I called a day a head to make sure i would be able to get my car?s state inspection done during my lunch and they said of course! The next day I showed up and they were immediately assisting me. Very kind and energetic team. I was in and out within 20 min. It was fantastic work and felt appreciated because they were considerate of my time. Keep up the good work!


  • -Ricky O.

    Kevin gives top of the line service. He his through and honest in all the work he has done for us. Highly recommend if you need anything done to your vehicles.


  • -Corey G.

    These guys are awesome! Went in for the annual vehicle inspection and mentioned another problem that several others had looked at but could not fix. Kevin jumped on it and had it resolved in ten minutes. Amazing service and I will definitely be back. Thanks Kevin!


  • -Thomas P.

    I took my truck in thinking it needed a tune up, but Kevin took a look at it first and said he didn?t see anything wrong with it. He even test drove it to see if he could hear anything. Fortunately, it didn?t need a tune up or anything else. He could have just sold me something, but he didn?t. He was very honest and very trustworthy. I will definitely be taking my truck to him for any work that it will need in the future. I definitely recommend him to everyone! Kevin and his team will treat you right for sure!


  • -Glen C.

    Outstanding customer service! Very honest and all repairs were completed on time! I would recommend this repair shop for any make or model, ask for KEVIN, he?s the Owner and a great guy! Highly recommended and thanks Kevin for the great customer service!!


  • -Tiffany H.

    Kevin and his team are wonderful! They are knowledgeable, caring, and TRUSTWORTHY professionals who exemplify customer service. As a mother, it is of the utmost importance that I have reliable transportation. Having been taken advantage of by so many mechanics in the past, I'd become a little leery about taking my car to be serviced. Thank God I don't have to feel that way anymore! My dad recommended this shop, which is now where my family will entrust our vehicles for all services. Thank you Kevin!


  • -Drew R.

    My gf and I moved here a few months ago and found ourselves in search of an affordable and reliable mechanic. Well needless to say we were lucky to discover this shop. Kevin and his crew took excellent care of us and were very reasonable in price. Same day service and kept me updated throughout the repair. I highly recommend these guys.


  • -Calvin B.

    Excellent service! Mr. Kevin was quick and very thorough in explaining the issue I had with my Acura TL. His prices are fair and he has integrity, so there?s no need to worry about being ripped off. I highly recommend using him for your auto repair needs!


  • -Brenita Z.

    We are very pleased with the service provided by Specialized Truck & Auto Service. We like that we can drop off our truck and we know that Kevin will take care of whatever is wrong with it. Above all, Kevin is a very honest man. I highly recommend Specialized Truck and Auto Service.


  • -Jeannie S.

    I moved to Tx in 2012. My daughter recommended Kevin to do work on my 1997 Ford Ranger. Being an older vehicle, I had several jobs done. Each time Kevin did a great job. He has always been dependable. Once he fixed my A/C and it stopped working again. He checked it out to find that the part he had put in was defective. It was under warranty so we didn?t have to pay for it. Kevin also put the second part on at no cost to me. He stands behind his work. I believe he also loves his line of work. He is fair and upfront. I recommend him highly.


  • -Heidi G.

    Don't waste your time looking at the reviews of all the other auto shops in houston. This guy is 30 minutes from my house and well worth the commute. He was transparent with quoting, stuck to it, got it done fast and extremely friendly. You can tell the minute you arrive the guys here are like family. They all love their jobs and it shows. I like a mechanic who cares more about taking care of the customer than being greedy and making more money. This business has all 5 star reviews for a reason. Look no further.


  • -Mr. Portis

    Kevin and the team are reliable and do top notch work. He LISTENS to his customers and takes care of the issues they are concerned about and informs you of other items that are found for your review. And there is no pressure. Great man, great place, and reasonable pricing. Highly recommend.


  • -Mike A.

    I have had several repair needs that Specialized Truck and Auto has handled. I find their staff to be professional and courteous and their work to be excellent. I recommend them to anyone in need of mechanic services.


  • -Nora R.

    Excellent and trustworthy service! Kevin will walk you through the process and give you an honest diagnostic of your vehicle?s problem. He will definitely go the extra mile to get the job done at very fair and competitive price! 100% Recommended!


  • -Iris T.

    Kevin and his Team at Specialized Truck and Auto went above and beyond the call of duty in taking care of the issues I was having with my Range Rover. I could not have been more impressed with the level of service and care I was shown. Auto Repair can often be a house of horrors for a lady, but I am totally comfortable and pleased with how Everything was handled. Please consider this a 5 out of 5 rating and recommendation for Specialized Truck and Auto Service!


  • -Shawara C.

    The best customer service ever he knew what was wrong right away and fixed my truck. Very nice and patient people serving you with a smile. I'll be sending them a lot of business.


  • -Corrin D.

    I have taken different cars to Kevin over the years, and he has always been honest, upfront and dependable. He explains everything to you in a way you can understand and provides recommendations to get you the best price. If you want a mechanic you can trust, go to Specialized Truck and Auto.


  • -Eric R.

    I have know Kevin at specialized truck and auto for almost 3years now and he is honest very thorough and goes great work. He has fixed all of my cars my sons cars and now I have my mother going there so he has become her mechanic also. He is also customer friendly and explain everything the he has to do to get your car running again. Great guy an I highly recommend him, and he has very reasonable pricing.


  • -Sandy T.

    Kevin is as honest and hard-working as the day is long!! He takes care of all our vehicles and I contacted him for his advice before I purchased my new car! Expertise is not cheap, you get what you pay for and more!!! He has been our mechanic and mentor for over five years!


  • -Mary H.

    Very happy with Kevin's service. I highly recommend his shop. He was patient and listened to all my concerns. He is trustworthy and will be my mechanic for all future needs. Thank you for your great service, sir!


  • -Jarron D.

    I can?t say enough good things about this company and the ownership to adequately describe how great they are. While driving from Austin to Houston, my car had major failure and they came to where my car died and fixed it within hours..... on a Saturday!! They are honest mechanics that do great work!


  • -Thomas S.

    I was able to get a same day appointment for my State Inspection. They were quick and attentive and informed me of everything that needed my attention.


  • -Tom B.

    Kevin is first and foremost an individual of high integrity. He's an outstanding mechanic and warranties all of his service work. If you want your vehicle taken care of correctly and to last for hundreds of thousands of miles, then take it to Kevin.


  • -Ralph D.

    YOU HAVE TRIED ALL THE REST NOW TRY THE BEST! HONESTY IS PRICELESS IN THIS DAY AND AGE! STAND UP HONEST AND TRULY BLESSED HANDS! I PROMISE YOUWILL NOT REGRET YOUR EXPERIENCE!


  • -Chris Y.

    I have known the owner for years at Specialized Truck and Auto Service. Kevin is thorough, reliable, and gets the job done right. He is a man of integrity with 30+ years of diagnosing and repairing cars while making customer service a priority! Specialized Truck and Auto will not disappoint!


  • -Matthew K.

    Finally! A mechanic you can trust! I take all my cars to Kevin, he really knows his stuff. Great service, great price, great guy!

Call us for service: 281-883-8362

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