Services

SST Auto’s team of ASE certified master technicians are accustomed to working on all major foreign brands of automobiles including Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volvo, Volkswagen, Mini, BMW and Porsche, both new and vintage, and can handle any repair or service. If you care about your car and you’re looking for an auto repair provider you can trust completely with your vehicle’s unique needs, make the call to SST Auto. We’re committed to delivering honest, dependable, expert service. Check out our testimonials page to see what other European car owners have to say about SST Auto. And then give us a call at (203) 730-0311 to schedule your appointment today.

Brake Repair

You rely on your vehicle to get you where you need to go. And you trust your brakes to work perfectly every time you need them. One of the most important components of your car, properly maintained brakes enable your vehicle to stop whenever necessary, and prevent accidents. Be prepared with timely brake service, for your safety, those who ride with you, and other drivers too.

Protect Your Precious Cargo

Because your car’s brakes are so important, it’s critical to perform regular brake service to ensure they are working properly. At SST Auto, we provide a thorough inspection of all brake components to drivers like you in Ridgefield CT, Danbury CT, Newtown CT, South Salem NY, Brookfield CT, and the surrounding areas; including brake hardware, hoses, and fluids. Call us now to schedule an appointment at (203) 730-0311.

Even if your car has AEB or Automatic Emergency Braking, the system is only as good as the hardware it’s activating. With the changing seasons, or increased travel demands, you may find yourself relying more heavily on your car’s brakes. Don’t assume they’re fine, or wait until there’s an issue. Not sure if you have a brake problem? Give us a call.

Brake Repair in Danbury Connecticut

At SST Auto, we routinely do all of the following brake repairs:

  • Complete Inspection of All Brake Components and Fluids
  • Brake Rotor Replacement
  • Front Disc Brake Repair
  • Parking Brake Adjustment
  • Rear Disc Brake Repair
  • Rear Drum Brake Repair

Do You Need Brake Repairs?

When deciding whether or not to schedule brake service, there are some things to consider.

Do you hear any of the following:

  • Grinding noises?
  • A continuous high pitched squeal when the vehicle is moving?
  • A continuous high pitched squeal when stopping?
  • A high pitched, repetitive sound like birds chirping when stopping?
  • These sounds indicate a problem with your brakes pads, which can in turn lead to other brake issues. The brake pad lining begins to wear out, causing the metal backing to contact the brake disc, which damages the brakes.

If your brake pedal shakes when you press it, this may be a sign of bad rotors. It is also important to feel if your car pulls to one side when braking. Pulling indicates a bad caliper or uneven brake pad wear, which can happen from uneven distribution of pressure in the brake lines.

How Do You Know When You Need New Brakes?

If we do find a problem with your brakes, we will discuss repair options with you. At SST Auto, we perform all brake repairs with precision in our state-of-the-art facility. A minor repair now can prevent a major repair, or something worse, in the future, so call us today at (203) 730-0311 to schedule an appointment.

Transmission Service & Repair

Today’s automatic, CVT, and tiptronic transmissions are very intricate components that are designed to transfer the power created in the engine to the wheels via the driveline. In order to remain in proper operating condition, transmissions require routine maintenance. If ignored, your vehicle may experience transmission trouble, particularly if it has high mileage. At SST Auto in Danbury Connecticut, our team of certified technicians correct transmission problems using OEM quality parts to ensure your vehicle remains safe and reliable.

Common signs of transmission trouble that you should be aware of include grinding or whining noises while shifting, burning smells while driving, popping out of gear, delayed shifts or erratic shifting. You may also see warning lights on your dash. If you experience any of these issues or some other problem with your transmission give us a call to make an appointment for expert transmission repair in Connecticut today.

  • BMW Transmission Repair
  • Mini Transmission Repair
  • Mercedes Transmission Repair
  • Audi Transmission Repair
  • VW Transmission Repair
  • Porsche Transmission Repair
  • Volvo Transmission Repair
  • Tiptronic Transmission Repair
  • Automatic Transmission Repair
  • CVT Transmission Repair
  • DSG Transmission Repair
  • European Transmission Repair in Connecticut

Manual Transmission Repair

The team at SST Auto has developed an outstanding reputation as the go-to shop in Connecticut for European transmission repair. While manual transmissions are much less complex than automatic, CVT or tiptronic-style transmissions, they still require maintence.

We are happy to offer no strings attached free diagnostics for transmission service. Our complete diagnostics review include taking note of your complaint, checking and observing the transmission fluid, connecting your vehicle to our diagnostics computer and taking the vehicle for a test drive.

We are specialists for all European makes, including Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Audi, VW, Mini, Volvo and, Porsche. Whether you need routine maintenance or repairs, we do it all!

When it comes to transmission repair in Danbury, Ridgefield, Newtown, Bethel, Brookfield, New Fairfield, Redding Connecticut or South Salem New York, people have been trusting our team for more than 25 years. Give SST Auto a call at (203) 730-0311 to schedule an appointment today.

Engine Maintenance & Repair

Engine maintenance is vital to keep your car operating at peak performance. It also impacts the longevity of your vehicle’s engine. Trust the experts at SST Auto to help you protect your investment. Call us at (203) 730-0311 or visit our shop at 52 Miry Brook Road, Danbury Connecticut 06810 to see for yourself why we have become the most trusted name in European auto repair and maintenance in Fairfield County and Litchfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York.

These are some of the engine maintenance services we offer for both gas and diesel engines.

  • Changing the oil & filter
  • Changing the air filter
  • Changing the fuel filter
  • Bleeding the fuel system
  • Draining the water separators
  • Refilling the urea injection system
  • You can count on the experts at SST Auto to help your engine last a very long time.

Oil, Lube, and Filter

If you want your car to last, regular oil and filter changes are the most important service you can do. Oil helps in lubricating, cooling, and cleaning the internal engine components. With time, motor oil becomes contaminated. While synthetic oils don’t break down as rapidly as traditional oils, they still become contaminated. To maintain optimum performance, we recommend changing your oil and filter every 5,000 miles or every six months, whichever comes first. To exceed manufacturer’s specifications, we use only TOTAL oil and OEM filters. Call the expert team at SST Auto at (203) 730-0311 to schedule your maintenance services today.

Engine Maintenance

Any car part manufacturer will tell you that preventive maintenance is critical to the part’s lifespan. Like other auto parts, car engines aren’t built to last forever. However, you can increase the engine’s lifespan by performing regular preventive maintenance. The easiest way to maintain peak performance and fuel economy is to provide regular engine maintenance for your vehicle.

Fuel Injection

Fuel injection is a system for admitting fuel into an engine. Since 1990, fuel injectors have completely replaced carburetors as the primary means of getting gasoline into the engine. A fuel injector atomizes the fuel by forcibly pumping it through a small nozzle (under high pressure). Failure of the fuel injection system means poor performance and ultimately destroys the engine. Make sure your vehicle’s fuel injection system is maintained properly. This is especially critical for finely built European cars such as Porsche, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Mini, Volvo, Audi and Volkswagen. For all your fuel injection maintenance and replacement needs, call (203) 730-003 or visit our shop at 52 Miry Brook Road, Danbury CT 06810 today.

Carbon Cleaning

If your car has direct injection, we recommend Carbon Cleaning. Click here to learn more.

Engine Replacement

With modern automobiles, engine failure is rare. However, it can still happen, whether from a lack of maintenance, an internal component failure, or simply from the wear and tear of high mileage. If your vehicle needs an engine rebuild or engine replacement, you need expert, certified technicians performing the work. Typically an engine will outlast your time with your vehicle, but if it ever gives up, the team at SST Auto are the best in the business for quality engine repair and replacement services.

Ignition

An ignition system is a system for igniting (using an electric spark) a mixture of fuel and air in a gasoline engine. A properly working ignition system means a properly starting engine and high performance from your car. For all ignition system maintenance and replacement needs or questions, call the experts at SST Auto today at (203) 730-0311.

Ignition System

Automotive ignition systems have gotten significantly more efficient and reliable over the years. But components can still wear out or fail. If your coil or wires are failing, you car will run rough, and both acceleration and fuel economy will suffer. At SST Auto our factory-trained technicians use factory diagnostic equipment to quickly identify the problem and make the necessary repairs, with the OEM factory parts, to get you back on the road.

Spark Plugs

Today’s spark plugs are more efficient and last longer than your father’s spark plugs. But, they still need replacement to maintain optimum performance and fuel efficiency. And sometimes a plug can fail prematurely. If you notice your car is running rough, or fuel economy has dropped over time, or acceleration is not up-to-speed, your spark plugs might be the problem. At SST Auto our factory-trained technicians use factory diagnostic equipment to quickly identify the problem and make the necessary repairs, with the OEM factory parts, to get you back on the road.

Check Engine Light

No one likes to see their car’s “Check Engine” light come on. The light could mean a costly problem, like a bad catalytic converter, or it could be something minor, like a loose gas cap. At SST Auto, we can pull the code and diagnose the problem for you. Give us a call at (203) 730-0311 or stop by the shop for our expert assistance.

Diesel Engines

Although diesel engines don’t require tune-ups and tend to last longer than gasoline engines, they do require regular maintenance. Our factory trained technicians are certified in diesel engine maintenance and repair.

Exhaust System Maintenance & Replacement

Exhaust systems typically consist of a muffler, a catalytic converter, an exhaust manifold, and possibly a turbocharger. These parts work together to help your European vehicle run at peak efficiency and optimal performance.

The muffler decreases noise caused by exhaust release, while also balancing performance and power output. The catalytic converter reduces exhaust emissions and converts unburnt feul to water and CO2.

The exhaust manifold collects the exhaust fumes from multiple cylinders and filters it through a single pipe. This is another component of the exhaust system that affects system efficiency. Turbochargers are usually optional gas compressors that increase engine-entering air density to create additional power for your European automobile.

Noticeable symptoms of exhaust issues, and possibly engine issues, is black smoke emitted from the tailpipe, louder exhaust sounds, and/or rattling. If you notice any symptoms of a suspected exhaust system issue, schedule an exhaust system check-up at SST Auto today (203) 730-0311.

Our Danbury Connecticut stationed Repair Shop services the following types of European automobiles: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, AUDI, Mini Cooper, Porsche, and Volvo.

We also service the following cities in Fairfield and Litchfield counties:
Fairfield, Weston, Easton, New Canaan, Norwalk, Wilton, Ridgefield, New Fairfield, Redding, Bethel, Newtown, Southbury, Woodbury, Roxbury, Washington, Bridgewater, New Milford, and Sherman. In nearby New York, we service cars from South Salem, North Salem, Peach Lake, Brewster, Putnam Lake and Carmel.

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