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OUR JOURNEY

In October 2022 our team completed ongoing learning at the Annual BIMRS Members Conference in:

~Automotive 3 Phase and Diagnosing Pulse Width

Modulation for Power, Control and Sensing Circuits

~Effective Engine Mechanical Testing 

~Wiring Diagrams  

~BMW Valvetronic Operation and Testing
~How to Hire, Retain and Grow Your Talent!

~Onboarding For Success  

~VW/Audi Common Problems and How To Diagnose Them   

~Network Nightmares: Solving the Diagnostic Distress

~Advanced Picoscope Operation 
~​BMW ISTA ICOM & J2534 

~G30 PHEV Complete Vehicle
~Hands-On Electrical Circuit Testing
~Tesla Vehicle Platforms: 3, X & Y


In September 2022 our team completed ongoing learning at ATE EAST in:

~Critical Thinking-Diagnostic Strategies

~Measurement and Signatures Intelligence Analysis

~Successful Scheduling & Workflow Management

~Advanced Electrical Diagnostics
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BMW/MINI 3 and 4 Cylinder "B" Engines
~VW/Audi Engine Evolution EA888


In August 2022 our ASE Master, L1 Technician completed ongoing learning hosted by PNW Automotive presented by Mike Christopherson of EEPROMICON in:

~ECU, MCU Evolution, Current Issues and Problems

~Eeprom Component Level Replacement

~Eeprom Programming 

~ECM Cloning, Domestic & Import

In May 2022 our top technicians completed ongoing learning at ITTC Utah in:

~BMW 48v Mild Hybrid

~VW Audi Coding and Programming

~LMV Technical Electrical Systems Training

~Understanding and Diagnosing Electric and Hybrid Vehicles


In April 2022 our team completed ongoing learning at the ATE WEST training Conference in:

~Asian Smart Charging Systems

~Can Bus Fundamentals

~P0420 & P0430 Keeping the Light Off

~Understanding and Diagnosing Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

~Diagnosing Difficult Driveability Concerns

~Diagnostic Application of Wiring Schematics

~Application of Electrical Test Tools

~DVOM Revisited

~Digital Storage Ocilliscope Storage Application, Setup & Application

~The Art of Electrical Fault Diagnosis

~Is Your Internal Marketing as Good as Your External Marketing?

~Change Your Language Change Your Results


In March 2022 our team completed ongoing learning at the Vision HighTech Conference and Expo in:

~Vehicle Communication Network Failure and Diagnosis

~VW/Audi ODIS Programming and Common Failures

~BMW ISTA J2534 and iCom Programming and Common Failures

~Deciphering Gas Turbo Driveability

~Diagnostic Application of European(DIN) Wiring Schematics

~6.7L Powerstroke Performance and Emissions

~EEPROM, MCU and Advanced Programming

~BMW Vanos System Advanced Operation and Testing~Diesel Aftertreatment, GM and Ford
~Life-Work Balance

~\Delivering Exceptional Customer Service

~Active Listening and Clear Communication

~The Art and Science of a Successful Service Advisor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


From our humble beginnings, converting our home garage into a transmission rebuilding lab over a decade ago, we've grown, moved, and followed our vision.  In 2019, we found our forever home in the upper left coast, on the south slope of Astoria.  Our vision from the very beginning has been to provide World Class Customer Service in a Technology Driven Environment.  At PNW Automotive, our goal is for you to be delighted with our service from start to finish. 
 

We want you to feel the value of your repair in the connections you make with our staff.  We want to build a lasting relationship with you! PNW Automotive is going to go out of our way to make sure we've provided you with effective answers to every question you have.  We're going to take the time to work with you to solve your vehicle's various mishaps and/or mysteries.  We want you to feel like you have a friendly family neighborhood repair shop who's going to do the job the right way and not take short cuts with your safety.

 

We hope you feel safe and secure with your repairs.  Each of our staff has attended specialty training sessions to ensure each person understands the value of every human's choices.  Everyone you interact with here at PNW Automotive will treat you with the utmost respect and kindness.  We welcome you, each and every one of you! 

Check out this gallery from our most recent training! PNW Automotive strives to offer top tier services to all of our clients by participating in intense ongoing training frequently!


 

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Luxury Auto Repair

Redefining the Way You Think About Automotive Repair

When we talk about Luxury Auto Repair, we are not just referring to the brand or make of your vehicle, we're referring to the way we care for you.  With a comfortable waiting area away from the hustle and bustle, you'll be able to feel comfortable and watch a movie, enjoy a snack, or grab a coffee.  

Even when you're stranded here on vacation, we want you to have a good time.  We have to make the best of it don't we?  We have outdoor games like giant Jenga, Tik Tac Toe, and Yard Yahtzee. 

If you're stuck passing by hours and hours of your time, you can relax in our extensive garden, pet the kitties, or feed the chickens!  

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