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Welcome to Monroe Foreign Auto, your repair shop in Monroe, WA!

For over 30 years Monroe Foreign Auto has been one of the most trusted shops in Monroe.  We are a small family owned business and make it a point to treat each and every customer like family.  We value our customer’s trust above all else and customers appreciate our honesty and enjoy not having to worry about being taken advantage of.

We know that it is our responsibility to keep you informed on what your car needs and we take that responsibility seriously. Our technicians understand that they are your window into the inner working of the vehicle you depend on to keep you and your family safe on the road.

With a factory trained Volkswagen tech and many years of experience, we can handle all of your automotive needs.  From a simple oil change to complex diagnostics or even engine/transmission replacement, we’ve got you covered.

As the only AAA approved shop in Monroe, we take customer service very seriously.  We consistently earn 100% on satisfaction surveys and achieve Top Shop status.

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The Absolute Best Repair Service in Monroe, WA

What sets Monroe Foreign Auto apart from all of the others in Monroe, WA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Monroe, WA, 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 Monroe Foreign Auto, 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 Monroe auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Monroe, WA, 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.

Our ASE and Washington State certified mechanics are qualified to work on a wide range of foreign makes and models, including Audi, Acura, BMW, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Infiniti, Land Rover, Lexus, Mazda, Mercedes, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Saab, Subaru, Suzuki, Toyota, Volkswagen, and Volvo. We’re also certified to service and repair hybrid vehicles. With many Volkswagen factory-trained technicians on staff, we don’t just consider ourselves auto service experts; we’re foreign auto aficionados!

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2005 Hyundai Tucson

Hyundai Tucson

Mileage
133,247
Service Date
7/26/2018
Services Performed
  • POWER STEERING HOSE – Remove and Replace – Pressure
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. Headlights are very clouded and should be refinished to improve nighttime visibility. Rear wiper blade needs to be replaced. **Replaced license plate light bulbs
 
Charlotte S. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/30/2018

2004 Lexus RX 330

Lexus RX 330

Mileage
146,435
Service Date
7/23/2018
Services Performed
  • Could not duplicate customer's concern.
  • Could not duplicate customer's concern. Found exhaust system all in good working order
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. **Replaced air filter and hood lift strut. Xmsn fluid is dirty and needs to be flushed. Brake fluid is dirty and needs to be flushed.Steering rack is leaking and needs to be replaced.
  • Drain and refill engine oil. Remove and replace oil filter. Check fluid levels as required. Inspect tires and adjust pressure as required. Check all exterior lights for proper operation. Visual inspection of engine compartment and undercarriage.
 
Jose P. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/26/2018

2006 Toyota Sienna

Toyota Sienna

Mileage
176,585
Service Date
7/10/2018
Services Performed
  • Picked car up from Les Schwab and test drove, but could not duplicate customers concerns. Checked coolant level. Inspected cooling system for leaks. Checked for proper operation of electric cooling fans. Suspect that thermostat may be intermittently failing to open.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
  • Drained coolant. Removed and replaced thermostat, gasket and coolant temp sensor. Refilled coolant and test drive. Tests good!
  • Drain and refill engine oil. Remove and replace oil filter. Check fluid levels as required. Inspect tires and adjust pressure as required. Check all exterior lights for proper operation. Visual inspection of engine compartment and undercarriage.
 
Jeanette L. gave our service a 5 star review on 7/16/2018

2008 Volvo XC90

Volvo XC90

Mileage
129,534
Service Date
6/21/2018
Services Performed
  • Drain and refill engine oil. Remove and replace oil filter. Check fluid levels as required. Inspect tires and adjust pressure as required. Check all exterior lights for proper operation. Visual inspection of engine compartment and undercarriage.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. Replaced license plate light bulb. Needs alignment and tires.
 
Emma G. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/25/2018

2006 Nissan Sentra

Nissan Sentra

Mileage
95,259
Service Date
6/8/2018
Services Performed
  • Diagnostics: smoke test determined that the P2A00 oxygen sensor Bank 1 Sensor one was faulty. Solution to replace faulty oxygen / fuel sensor. Customer has warranty at another shop and we suggested getting warrantying out the part at this time.
 
Tom B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/12/2018

2012 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
36,797
Service Date
6/8/2018
Services Performed
  • Drain and refill engine oil. Remove and replace oil filter. Check fluid levels as required. Inspect tires and adjust pressure as required. Check all exterior lights for proper operation. Visual inspection of engine compartment and undercarriage.
 
Ben B. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/12/2018

2005 Toyota Highlander

Toyota Highlander

Mileage
201,508
Service Date
5/30/2018
Services Performed
  • Found cylinder head gasket failed and needs to be replaced.
  • Removed engine accessories, valve cover, timing cover and cylinder head. Sent head to machine shop for valve grind, seat replacement and resurfacing. Bored out head bolt holes and installed time-certs. Reinstalled cylinder head with new gasket, bolts, and washers. Replaced timing chains, guides and tensioner. Reinstalled timing cover. Reinstalled valve cover with new gasket. Installed new water pump. Removed and replaced thermostat. Replaced PCV valve, air filter, oil flter and serpentine belt. Refilled fluids and test drove. Tests good
  • Resurfaced head, ground valves and replaced valve seats.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Heather H. gave our service a 5 star review on 6/12/2018

2012 Audi A7

Audi A7

Mileage
73,605
Service Date
5/17/2018
Services Performed
  • Found several faults in steering system. Found all diagnostics begin with checking for software updates. Recommend customer take to dealer to check for software updates.
  • Replace front brake pad linings and front brake rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
  • Replace rear brake pad linings, wear sensor, and rear brake rotors. Clean and lubricate brake calipers and slide mechanisms. Check and fill brake fluid. Bleed air from system. Road test vehicle.
  • Drain and refill engine oil. Remove and replace oil filter. Check fluid levels as required. Inspect tires and adjust pressure as required. Check all exterior lights for proper operation. Visual inspection of engine compartment and undercarriage.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. **Replaced burnt out tail light bulb**
 
Lonnie M. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/25/2018

2004 Honda Accord

Honda Accord

Mileage
147,037
Service Date
5/22/2018
Services Performed
  • PLEASE DIAGNOSE CAUSE OF CHECK ENGINE LIGHT
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Stacy T. gave our service a 5 star review on 5/25/2018

2005 Subaru Legacy

Subaru Legacy

Mileage
182,385
Service Date
4/6/2018
Services Performed
  • Tested battery and found it to be very weak. Tested amperage draw of battery using jump pack and found starter draw beyond normal parameters. Removed and replaced battery and starter. Cleaned battery terminal clamps. Retests good!
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. Replaced air filter. Recommend brake fluid flush Right mirror is broken
  • Includes remove old fluid and refill with new. Pressurize brake system and bleed new fluid to all four wheels.
 
Wendy S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/10/2018

2011 BMW 528i

BMW 528i

Mileage
129,201
Service Date
4/3/2018
Services Performed
  • Test drove to verify customer's concern. Brought back to shop and checked for faults, none found. Test ran while monitoring engine management system values. Checked timing and VANOS operation, found all systems working normally. Removed and inspected spark plug and found plugs are due for replacement. Valve cover and VANOS control actuator gaskets are leaking. Recommend replacing spark plugs and leaking gaskets before further troubleshooting,
  • Removed covers to gain access. Removed wiring bundles. removed VANOS actuator. Removed valve cover. Cleaned mating surfaces on engine and cover. Reinstalled cover with new gasket. Reinstalled actuator with new gasket. Removed and replaced spark plugs. Test drove, Tests good!
 
Natalie S. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/5/2018

2004 Toyota 4Runner

Toyota 4Runner

Mileage
144,011
Service Date
3/28/2018
Services Performed
  • Checked transmission fluid level and condition, all looks good.
 
Becky S. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/31/2018