About Us


Gary's Automotive has been providing quality car care in Chico, California, since 1976. We are a family-owned business delivering honest and professional automotive repair and auto maintenance services to the people of Chico and surrounding areas. The quality ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified technicians at Gary's Automotive employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on foreign and domestic vehicles.

Gary's Automotive is a certified NAPA AutoCare Center; we are able to provide the benefits of an established national entity while maintaining the personal touch of a family-owned business. We understand that your vehicle is a major investment, and that is why we care for each customer’s vehicle as if it were our own.

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Come by and visit our clean and professional shop in Chico, California.

About NAPA AutoCare


As a NAPA AutoCare Center, we follow a strict code of ethics so customers will know up-front what to expect. As part of this code, we pledge:

  • To perform high-quality diagnostic and repair service at a fair price using quality NAPA parts.
  • To employ ASE-certified technicians.
  • To be dedicated to customer satisfaction.
  • To exercise reasonable care for the customer’s property while it is in our possession.
  • To obtain prior authorization and provide a price estimate for work performed.
  • To provide a system for fair settlement of customer complaints should they occur.
  • To maintain the highest standards of our profession.
  • To uphold the integrity of all members of the NAPA AutoCare Program.

Our National NAPA AutoCare Warranty
We currently offer the NAPA AutoCare Peace of Mind Warranty, which provides our customers with 24 months/24,000 miles of worry-free protection on qualifying parts and labor. Wherever you may travel, our warranty is honored at more than 14,000 NAPA AutoCare locations across the country.

Napa Auto Care Center
More than 85 years ago, the National Automotive Parts Association (“NAPA”) was created to meet America’s growing need for an effective auto parts distribution system. Gary’s Automotive is one of the 13,000 affiliated NAPA AutoCare repair facilities.

ASE Certified!
We have friendly ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) Certified automotive technicians that are here to work with you. All of our technicians have countless years of experience. Gary’s Automotive is a family owned business; we specialize in delivering honest and professional automotive repair services.

ASE certified technicians at Gary’s Automotive employ today’s latest automotive technology and are equipped to handle all major and minor repairs on domestic and foreign vehicles. There’s no greater peace of mind than knowing you have one less worry by having your vehicles serviced by an ASE certified automotive professionals at your local NAPA Auto Care Center.

They stand behind their work with the NAPA Auto Care Peace of Mind Warranty. It’s a written warranty that is honored at more than 13,000 locations nationwide. More than any other automotive repair brand. So no matter where your travels take you, if you ever experience a problem with a covered repair, you can count on a NAPA Auto Care Center being nearby.

BG Guarantee
Unmatched within the industry, the Lifetime BG Protection Plan covers the major systems of your automobile for life at no extra cost. Lifetime BG Protection is included in every engine, fuel, transmission, drive line, cooling system, power steering, and brakes.Click here to Learn more

Benefits to You

Included FREE with your qualifying repair or service work.
Covers parts and labor on qualifying repairs and services for 24 months/24,000 miles.

Honored nationwide by thousands of NAPA Auto Care Centers, so you’re protected even when you travel. All NAPA Auto Care Centers are locally owned and operated. NAPA Auto Care is not a franchise, but a high standard in the automotive industry developed by NAPA more than 20 years ago. Because it meets or exceeds NAPA’s high standards and has an outstanding reputation in your community, your local NAPA Auto Care Center can offer exclusive benefits like the NAPA Auto Care Peace of Mind Warranty to its customers.

For complete details you can look in the guarantee area or you can go to napaautocare.com or napaonline.com for more details. We also use BG products.

Take advantage of our nightly drop off key service.

Gary’s Automotive Service is a full-service automotive repair and preventive maintenance center. Gary’s Automotive Service has always been about performing our high quality and guaranteed automotive repairs in the Chico area as a family owned business since 1976. We are conveniently located for your service and maintenance needs and we are qualified to repair and service all domestic and imported vehicles using parts that are equal to or exceed the standards of those parts originally used by the manufactures. We are definitely the cost-effective alternative to car dealership servicing for all scheduled maintenance of your personal or company auto, pickup or truck. Regardless of where it was built, we will service your vehicle and still maintain the manufacturer’s warranty.

Gary’s Automotive is independently owned and operated. We pride ourselves on getting the services or repairs on your vehicle right the first time by our highly qualified service technicians. So drop your auto, SUV, or truck off today and allow us to provide you with excellent service. We look forward to servicing your vehicle.

We perform all of your vehicles recommended preventative maintenance and repair needs. You do not need to use your dealer to protect your warranty.

Experience the advantages that our independently owned service center offers you.


160 Rio Lindo Ave
Chico, CA 95926