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★★★★★ “Oliver Automotive is fantastic. Honest guys who do a great job, and the customer service is exceptional!”

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★★★★★ “These guys make you feel right at home like they are family. Love the quality and knowledge here. You could learn a few things from these guys if you pay enough attention. Highly recommended and it shows.”

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★★★★★ “Mike and Hal at Oliver Auto are good to work with. They do good work for a fair price. They explain options and prices and are focused on giving the customer good value. I was impressed. I take both cars there.”

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★★★★★ “Mike is very professional honest and also very reasonable.”

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★★★★★ “No place better..”

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★★★★★ “Mike Oliver IS the man. I walked in on a holiday afternoon in need of a small auto part that nobody had. Mike took time out of his day and called around searching for the part and then looked through his own stuff and found what I needed. Then he tried to give it to me for free! This guy will get my family and friends business from now on, I have not seen this quality in a ”

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★★★★★Top Notch and Excellent Customer Service. Love these guys!!!”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “Mike's shop is clean and all work I have done has been excellent. He listens to the problem, gets it fixed quickly and charges a fair price. I couldn't be happier with knowing I have an honest mechanic within walking distance of my home. He takes care of all maintenance on my Volvo - wouldn't think of going anywhere else.”

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★★★★★ “Great auto shop. Mike and his crew are straight forward, honest and professional.”

— Google User Review

★★★★★ “I recommend Oliver Automotive to everyone. You won't find a more fair mechanic anywhere! My entire family goes to Oliver Automotive!!!”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “Oliver Automotive is the best!! We've been going to Mike Oliver's shop for years and each time he is thorough in explaining the problem and equally as thorough in doing the repair work. Not only does he and his mechanics provide excellent service, but he also is reasonably priced. My husband and I highly recommend Oliver Automotive and the owner, Mike, is AWESOME!! Your car is in excellent hands at Oliver Automotive.”

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★★★★★ “Mike and his team are the best! No other mechanic compares.”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “I have gone to Oliver for years and always had a good experience. They won't charge you if they didn't fix anything or it was sooooo minor. They know their stuff and treat you fairly and charge the right fees. They will give advice if that's all you need. You can't go wrong at Oliver.”

— Google User Review

★★★★★ “This place is great. The guys didn't try and sell me unnecessary services. They diagnose and fix what is needed. What else could you ask for? It is nice to support local business and not a chain. I know my car is in good hands here.”

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★★★★★ “Would never take my car anywhere else. The service is top notch, but most importantly, I trust them!”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “Our C240 2003 Mercedes needed a tune. It was stalling at the most inconvenient moments. We have had great success with Able Tire in Novato so we asked them for a recommendation. They directed us to Oliver Automotive in Novato. We experienced great service at a very fair price. ”

— Google User Review

★★★★★ “Oliver Automotive is the ONLY place I take my car(s). He is the most honest and trustworthy mechanic anywhere. His prices are very reasonable and is very professional. My entire family goes to Oliver Automotive. My friends go to Oliver Automotive and they don't even live in Novato (neither does half of my family!) He's worth the trip to Novato to be sure you are getting the BEST! If something doesn't need to be done right away, he'll let you know, but will advise you that in the near future whatever it is needs to be replaced. I stopped by on my way out of town with a trailer hooked up to my truck. I wanted to be sure all was hooked up right (I'm a single woman who doesn't know much about cars), Mike saw a nut missing on my sway bar, ran down to a shop that would have the size nut that was needed for a trailer and came back and put it on the trailer. Who else does that?! I LOVE THIS GUY!!!!!”

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★★★★★ “It is so hard to get good mechanics these days especially ones with integrity..and quality, fast troubleshooting thanks mike for your awesome service”

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★★★★★ “I was referred to Mike and the crew at Oliver by a friend who is very picky about car care. Long story short I wouldn't go anywhere else. Oliver Auto is GREAT!”

— Google User Review

★★★★★ “Best of the best. You won't find a better mechanic than Mike & his team.”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “This is the cleanest and most honest shop I've ever been to. Mike provides great value and doesn't nickle and dime you or try to sell you service that your vehicle doesn't need. First class all the way.”

— Yelp User Review

★★★★★ “I highly recommend Olive Automotive it is the only place I take my car . I can trust that i won't be talked into something I don't need. The convenient location & the staff is great they treat you like family.”

— Facebook User Review

★★★★★ “I've owned seven cars and blown through several mechanics over the years but Mike and his team are the only guys that I trust my business with now. In the last six months, we've taken three cars to him and he has provided exceptional service and terrific value. Even when I was out of town and my wife had a concern, he serviced the vehicle on the spot. The best!”

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★★★★★ “Mike was SO nice and very professional. He was honest and helped me right away. I would recommend this automotive shop to all of my friends and family.”

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★★★★★ “After 15 years of living in California, I've FINALLY found "My Mechanic". Hands down, the best service I've ever had. That's coming from someone that has family members and friends that are mechanics. I have 4 cars and I've had them all at Oliver's over the last 4 months for various reasons and they have been flawless each and every time. It's nice when you can get the right diagnosis of a problem after less than a minute of talking to you're mechanic. The best thing about this place is that they are just trying to fix your car. They are not trying to gouge you like the dealerships. They do everything needed to get your car going and don't try to hunt for things to fix. And if something is not right, Mike is ON it immediately. Very easy to talk to, flexible, affordable, accountable, and organized. Most importantly, fair and honest. I would (and have) recommend these guys to EVERYONE.”

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★★★★★ “Oliver Automotive has been our auto repair shop for over 5 years now. We have older vehicles and he keeps them in top shape and is always fair on charging for parts and service. Mike Oliver the owner and his employee Mike treat us like family. Thanks Mike and we hope we don't see you soon!”

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★★★★★ “The most honest car repair spot in the world. Oliver's cares for all of our cars from the new Mercedes to a a very sad looking 1999 Ford Ranger. The owner Mike, will tell you what needs to be done immediately and what can wait. His prices are very reasonable and his work is excellent. The car never has a dirty floor mat or hand prints on it when returned like so many places. Our teenage daughter brought her car by one day when she was concerned about something and they helped her and sent her safely on her way to Tahoe. They are excellent, professional and trustworthy.”

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★★★★★ “Mike Oliver is the man, and his business has been honest and valuable to the citizens of Novato for many years...He took an obscure problem in my '94 T-Bird, fixed quickly and cheaply...and didn't try to upsell me or anything. He knew I was a customer that wasn't gonna spend more than the minimum, so he spared both of us the headaches of "this and that" is wrong...My mechanic that I've always gone to is in Petaluma...I want a mechanic in the town I live and work in, and Oliver's has my business!”

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★★★★★ “Mike has a solid reputation in the area and I was recommended here. I have taken my subaru here a few times and he gives a fair estimate, completes the work in time and offers recommendations on upkeep. I used to take to dealership and wish I knew about this place sooner. Make an appt and they will be on time. Not to mention the cleanest garage I have ever seen. Highly recommend!”

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★★★★★ “Took my car there after I was having some trouble with it. They were very nice and diagnosed my car free of charge, it turned out I needed to replace my whole transmission. They worked very hard to get my quotes and find a used transmission that would be affordable. I ended up not doing any work on the car and was not charged any money. They provide good service and are very honest with their work. This is the only place I take my car when I have a problem, it is hard to find mechanics that you trust and are accomidating, but I have so I am staying with it. I definitiely recommend if you need a mechanic you give them a try.”

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★★★★★ “Mike was amazing in his work on my boyfriend's car. I was so worried when the problem persisted after his original diagnosis (it was actually something else that was causing the system to short) but after spending an extra two days on the car, he only charged an additional $50 dollars for the new part. He was honest, quick, polite and easy to work with. It is so nice to have an honest mechanic in town!”

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★★★★★ “Mike is the best Novato has to offer for automotive repair,My catalytic converter went out on my 2005 Mustang, he had it fixed in a day at way less the the dealership wanted.

He's just the man. do yourself a favor, go Oliver Automotive for all your Automotive Repairs."

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★★★★★ “I've been taking our family car to Oliver Automotive for 2 years now and receive excellent service and honest analysis of car repair issues. This shop was referred to us by a friend and after a final misleading repair suggesting by a Dealership we starting bringing the car to this shop and have never left. Honest, fast, usually sameday service on most repairs. Easy parking and access to public transportation in Novato.”

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★★★★★ “Personable service, quick turnaround, fair rates. I'm very happy with the repairs to my van from past visits. And today they fixed a different repair issue for me, which I need to have my van towed to their shop for. It turned out to be something minor that caused a major undriveable problem for me (power steering went out). They fixed the problem in about a minute, and checked a couple of other things for me too. And didn't charge me anything! My van arrived on a tow truck, and I drove it home within minutes, and wasn't charged anything. Oliver's is totally trustworthy and honest. At another shop, my situation today could have been easily exploited and I could have easily have been taken advantage of. THANK YOU SO MUCH Oliver's!”

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★★★★★ “Mike's been my family's machanic for years. He rules. He knows his stuff and hooks it up. Gives great deals, doesn't rip you off with unreal parts and labor prices.

He's just the man. Just do yourself a favor, go Oliver Automotive or go home.”

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★★★★★ “Excellent work. This place is trustworthy, friendly and they know there stuff. luckily for me they even work on Saturns! I broke down on the freeway and got towed in. As soon as I met Mike I felt relieved and knew I was in the right place. Great advice, great work. My car was ready the next day and I didnt feel like I was ripped off. Ive lived in Novato 2 years and had no idea this place was right on my doorstep. I will definitely return.”

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★★★★★ “This is the mechanic you have always wanted to find. Honest, pleasant, good work. Mike Oliver,is a nice guy, down to earth and yes, a really honest mechanic. Great customer service.
Highly recommend.”

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★★★★★ “After using another local mechanic in Novato who never seemed to be able to fix what was wrong with any of our cars (something new always popped up), I asked for a referral from my friends on Facebook and they all overwhelmingly suggested Mike Oliver. We've been going to him for about 6 years now and he fixed what was wrong with our cars, that the other mechanic couldn't or wouldn't. We have never had to go back once he made the repairs. We see Mike Oliver regularly for our tuneups and oil changes. He is honest, trustworthy, and a great car repair man.”

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★★★★★ “My old car was totaled in a accident. Had to do the dreaded shopping for a new one. I found one I liked, drove it over to Oliver's and they gave me the list of what should be done prior to buying it. Saved us money, time, trouble and most of all it's great to have a car guy I TRUST! Thank's Mike for being such a honest car man!”

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★★★★★ “My husband and I have been taking our cars here for years! Mike is the best that I've found. He doesn't talk down to people, is honest, funny and most importantly TRUSTWORTHY. Both my husband and I work down the street from Oliver Automotive, one morning I drove my car into get the oil changed and a few other things (they were going to have it all day) and I was going to walk the few blocks to work. Well, I didn't account for the huge rain storm (or monsoon), Mike drove me to work and even picked me up so I wouldn't have to walk in the rain. In this day and age, who does this anymore! I will not take my cars to anywhere else, unless it's warranty work. My new car is a Honda, since Honda's engines are in sideways, I made sure Oliver automotive works on Honda's because that would go into my decision making process for purchasing a new car.”

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★★★★★ “Huge shout out to Mike Oliver! Our car did not sound the best and I made an appt. and dropped it off. When I picked it up, he charged me = $0, because there was nothing wrong with my car.”

Today the "check engine" light came on and I made a phone to get it checked. He told me to come by at lunchtime and he would take a look. He hooked it up to the computer and found that I had no oil, despite the fact that I had stupidly taken my car in for an oil change at Oil Changers in Novato where clearly no oil was changed!

Mike filled it up with a quart and I made an appt for next week for a check up. Again when I tried to pay him, he would not let me give him a cent - "my money is no good there!

Mike Oliver has true integrity and knows how to look after his customers - great guy!

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★★★★★ “I have probably taken my cars to Oliver more than 20 times. I always get first class service at a good price. Sometimes it's even free! Mike knows a lot about cars and he has always proven to be honest and easy going. Doing the right thing is important to him and the reason why he recently expanded his business to a larger and better location. He runs a successful operation. If you read all the reviews you will find a small minority that have a complaint. I would trust Oliver and recommend this business highly. You will notice most of the reviews are 5 stars. And that's all you need to know.”

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★★★★★ “I appreciate the way the owner, Mike runs his business... no up-sell or or other nonsense. Just good work for fair pay. It is good to do business with someone you can trust.”

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★★★★★ “Mike and his crew are the most trustworthy mechanics I have ever been around. Do not hesitate to take your car to them.”

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★★★★★ “I was in a bind this morning at 7:30 a.m. as my daughter had her drivers license test scheduled for 9 a.m. ( an appointment it took a month to get!) and her turn signal bulb burned out! All lights MUST be in working order to take the test!!

I headed to O'Reilly's who offered great service and recommendations but couldn't do the bulb replacement for me. They referred me to two local mechanics, one which wasn't open yet and Oliver Automotive.

I called Oliver & spoke to Rhea, who immediately put my mind at ease and told me to come on over. When I arrived the technician did a thorough test of all the lights on the car, replaced the bulb and refused to accept any payment. He could have charged just about any amount & I would have paid it at that moment! I grabbed a card on my way out so that I could get his name and call back after my emotions subsided ( I was moved to tears). Rhea informed me it was Mike the owner who had performed the repair.

Mike was courteous, thorough and sweet and so was his staff. Service is rare these days, I will be sure to return and support this business!"

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★★★★★ “I have been going to Oliver's since I was 17 years old, I am now 33. He was a friend of my Auto shop teacher at the time I attended Terra Linda High school. Mike is a true man of integrity. A very honest man who has always worked his tail off to make whatever project I put in front of him result in a success. He has worked on every relic to modern car I or my entire family have owned over the last 16 years. I would trust Mike on any repair to be honest, and diligent in meeting my expectations for quality and turnaround time. Truly one of the best mechanics in the Bay Area. I currently live in Oakland and still drive the distance to go to Oliver's. He truly is that good. He is priced fairly and will get the job done! Sure you might find a cheaper mechanic somewhere but I doubt they'll stand up to Mike a true professional.”

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★★★★★ “Mike is absolutely awesome - yesterday I broke down a short distance from his shop and ran into him at the gas station. He helped push my car out of the way and took my key telling me he would take care of everything as soon as he had opened up! Indeed he did this, putting my car ahead of other peoples and had my car ready for me by 9:45am so I could still head to work. I love this guy! I went to his new location and it's way bigger and better - really happy for them!”

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★★★★★ “We broke down far from home and were towed here. What luck! Mike was very professional and did not take advantage of the fact that we were at his mercy. Keep being honest. It is so appreciated!!”

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★★★★★ “Always happy when I take my car in to be serviced. I feel like he is honest and doesn't overcharge - just what you need in a mechanic. ”

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For High-Quality Auto Repairs Delivered in a Friendly, Timely Manner, Bring Your Vehicle to Oliver Automotive!