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Southwest Auto
11353 Mathis Avenue
Dallas, TX 75229

(972) 488-2525

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Southwest Auto Offers Car Repair Financing to Help You Maintain Your Investment

January 11, 2015

Car repairs can be a major drain on your wallet and always seem to come at the worst possible time. This may leave you wondering, “Where can I find a car repair shop in Dallas that does financing?” When you turn to Southwest Auto, you will receive the auto repair services you require with the financial assistance you need. We understand how difficult it can be to find the funds to repair your car and don’t want you to wait too long, causing more serious issues.

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Excess Oil Consumption is Just One of the Reasons it's Important to Have Your 2007+ Mini Cooper Serviced

January 04, 2015

One of the most important components to ensure your car operates well is the engine oil. Most people don’t realize it’s normal for cars to consume some amount of oil. Understanding the rate of engine oil consumption in a 2007 or newer Mini Cooper is essential to ensure you can identify when the amount exceeds what is considered average. When you have your vehicle serviced regularly, you decrease the risk of excess oil consumption.

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Seek Out an Independent BMW Repair Shop Before Your Factory Warranty Expires

December 07, 2014

As an independent repair shop that specializes in BMWs, we know that there's no question BMW offers great factory warranties. The basic BMW package — the one that comes with new BMWs - is a 4 year/50,000 mile plan. 

During that time, many owners choose to use a BMW dealership for service and repairs. We respect that, even though we can do many of the same standard services and repairs and keep your car's warranty intact.

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The Benefits of Using a Texas DPS Recognized Emission Inspection Repair Facility

December 03, 2014

The Benefits of Using a Texas DPS Recognized Emission Inspection Repair Facility

Texas is a state that requires emissions testing for vehicles to ensure they are as environmentally-friendly as possible. When your vehicle doesn’t pass this inspection, you need to find a Texas DPS recognized emissions inspection repair facility to complete the repairs necessary to make your car road ready. Because emissions testing is part of your annual Texas vehicle inspection, you may need one of these repair facilities sooner than you think.

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How to Save Money on European Auto Repair

November 02, 2014

Today’s cars run on complex computers that must communicate properly in order for your car to operate efficiently. This means your repair costs could be higher and you need to find a European auto repair to handle your car repairs. When you see the cost of these repairs, you may begin to feel that fixing your car is no longer in your budget. Fortunately, you can find affordable European auto service at an independent import auto repair shop so you can keep your car running well.

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What’s In A Name: Seeking the Best BMW Dealership In Dallas

June 21, 2014

Shakespeare asked, “What’s in a name? A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.” You’ve got to hand it to the wise old bard; he knew the substance of a thing can’t be changed by a label.

For example, the best BMW "dealership" in Dallas isn’t always a dealership. Let us explain. 

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What to do When Your Car Dealership No Longer Delivers

June 03, 2014

So a national company bought the Audi dealership you’ve relied on for years and you’re not sure whether to trust the new guys? We get that. We’re a family-owned business and we value the trust our customers place in us.

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Your Favorite Auto Shop Just Closed its Doors, Now What?

May 26, 2014

It happens - that car repair shop that you've been using for ten years has decided to close its doors. Maybe the owner wants out of the business, it's time to retire, or they got a great offer and sold. Maybe they just downsized or no longer have service technicians that service your make and model of import car.

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Safety First! Routine Repairs on Import Cars are Tricky, but Necessary

April 21, 2014

It used to be so simple to change a headlight bulb on your Volvo, Saab, Audi, VW, BMW or Mercedes. In recent years it has become next to impossible with the aerodynamic design of modern headlights and the cramped spaces under the hood. In fact, you may have to remove an under-hood component or two to gain enough access to change a bulb, most notably on some Volvo S60 models.

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Customer Appreciation Month For Our Dallas European Car Owners

April 10, 2014

April is customer appreciation Month at Southwest Auto.  To show our thanks to you, our valued clients, we are offering service specials and giveaways weekly.  Schedule a service appointment in the Month of April and be entered to win our Grand Prize Raffle.  

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