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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

2013 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
118,647
Service Date
3/28/2019
Services Performed
  • Inspected and found the following faults: P0700- A/T request MIL on P2764 – lock up duty solenoid circuit C1422 VDC interruption for eng conv C1431 A/T control Mod Fault Followed Trouble shooting chain through A/T system diag. Found lock up solenoid faulty and needs to be replaced.
  • Removed and replaced transmission control valve assembly.
  • SOFTWARE/ PROGRAMMING
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Shrey B. gave our service a 5 star review on 4/2/2019

2011 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
67,361
Service Date
3/15/2019
Services Performed
  • Brought car into shop and checked for faults. Found 27BA and 2781 multiple cylinder misfires and 27BE cylinder 4 misfire. Test ran while monitoring engine management values and confirmed cylinder 4 misfire. Tested and found cylinder 4 coil failed, coils and spark plugs should be replaced. Removed and replaced all 4 spark plugs and ignition coils. Cleared faults and retested. Tests good!
  • Removed and replaced timing chain tensioner pin and seal ring. Cleaned up oil from leak. Retests 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.
  • Includes remove old fluid and refill with new. Pressurize brake system and bleed new fluid to all four wheels.
 
Renee T. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/17/2019

2011 BMW X5

BMW X5

Mileage
114,152
Service Date
3/12/2019
Services Performed
  • Removed and replaced serpentine belt and tensioner. Tests good.
  • Drained coolant. Removed and replaced water valve. Refilled coolant and performed power bleed procedure. Test drove, tests good!
  • Includes remove old fluid and refill with new. Pressurize brake system and bleed new fluid to all four wheels.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Jason L. gave our service a 5 star review on 3/14/2019

2009 MINI Cooper

MINI Cooper

Mileage
142,905
Service Date
2/1/2019
Services Performed
  • PLEASE INSPECT COOLING SYSTEM AND PRESSURE TEST AS REQUIRED TO DETERMINE CAUSE OF LEAK.
  • THERMOSTAT HOUSING AND GASKET
 
Jennifer M. gave our service a 5 star review on 2/12/2019

2015 Audi A3 Quattro

Audi A3 Quattro

Mileage
50,971
Service Date
1/18/2019
Services Performed
  • Brought into shop and checked for faults. Found 150059 fuel rail /system pressure. 15101 MAP/MAF throttle position correlation. 15316 MAP/MAF Correlation 15093 air intake leak. Inspected air intake piping and duct work. Smoke tested entire system (component by component) found intake boot at turbo leaking. Cleaned intake boot and tube on turbo. Added a small amount silicone to components and reassembled. Replaced clamp on lower intake hose under right front too. Cleared faults, customer to drive and monitor
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Louis V. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2019

2004 Hyundai Sonata

Hyundai Sonata

Mileage
159,081
Service Date
12/31/2018
Services Performed
  • THE ENGINE CRANKS, BUT WILL NOT START
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
  • TOWING
 
Jesus T. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/22/2019

2007 Subaru Outback

Subaru Outback

Mileage
171,256
Service Date
1/15/2019
Services Performed
  • Brought into shop and checked for faults. Found P0420 cat efficiency, P0301 misfire cylinder 1 and P0731 gear 1 incorrect ratio. Test ran while monitoring fuel pressures. Performed backpressure tests on cats and found rear cat is plugged and front cat seems to be empty as is if it failed and the contents clogged the rear. Both cats need to be replaced before it will be known if further troubleshooting is required for misfire and trans faults.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Ernie B. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/18/2019

2013 Mazda 3

Mazda 3

Mileage
67,185
Service Date
11/6/2018
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.
 
Alyssa T. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/7/2018

2007 Kia Sportage

Kia Sportage

Mileage
160,058
Service Date
10/31/2018
Services Performed
  • AIR CLEANER/ELEMENT – INSPECT BRAKE PADS – INSPECT DISC BRAKES – INSPECT FUEL HOSES and CONNECTIONS – INSPECT FUEL LINES – INSPECT FUEL TANK – INSPECT FUEL TANK CAP – INSPECT POWER STEERING FLUID – INSPECT STEERING LINKAGE – INSPECT STEERING OPERATION – INSPECT TIRE PRESSURE – INSPECT – [Check tire presure, damage and tread depth.] DOOR HINGES and LOCKS – LUBRICATE ENGINE OIL – REPLACE ENGINE OIL FILTER – REPLACE TIRES – ROTATE – [Rotate sooner if irregular wear develops.]
 
Debbie D. gave our service a 5 star review on 11/2/2018

2011 BMW X5

BMW X5

Mileage
110,233
Service Date
10/24/2018
Services Performed
  • Found Faults 2A75 – VVT control intake 2 cold start, 2A7D VANOS 2 Cold start and 2AA7 exh cam 2 position monitoring. Also found faults through all other control modules. Test ran while monitoring system performance. Need to switch VANOS solenoids to see if problem follows solenoid. Recommend customer take to dealer for further diag/repairs.
 
Iris G. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/31/2018

2013 Subaru Impreza

Subaru Impreza

Mileage
73,552
Service Date
10/8/2018
Services Performed
  • Radiator is leaking.
  • Found P0300 and car is not misfiring at this time. Recommend customer to drive and monitor.
  • RADIATOR – Remove and Replace – 2.5L Eng
  • Includes installation of all four rebuilt calipers equipped with new seals, hardware, and premium brake pads. Clean and lubricate caliper slide mechanisms. Clean and repack wheel bearing if required. Adjust parking brake. Flush brake fluid. Torque lug nuts to manufactures specifications.
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future.
 
Jesus R. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/31/2018

2008 Toyota Prius

Toyota Prius

Mileage
134,039
Service Date
10/19/2018
Services Performed
  • REPLACE LEFT HEADLIGHT BULB
  • Check under carriage, brakes, exhaust, steering and suspension, tires, visual inspection of engine for possible problems in the future. **Replaced license plate light bulb
 
Haven B. gave our service a 5 star review on 10/30/2018