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Why Choose Beacon Hill Auto?
About Beacon Hill Auto, in Metuchen, New Jersey
A family-owned business established in 1955, Beacon Hill Auto Service is your neighborhood total car care center. Our technicians are ASE certified L1 Master Technicians. Services we take pride in providing to you are: all general auto repair, state inspections with emission repair, A/C service, a 4-pump gas station, and more! We are conveniently located on Route 27 in Metuchen, NJ. We work on all makes and models of Domestic & Foreign-built vehicles.Read more
- Family-owned business established in 1955
- Your neighborhood total car care center
- ASE Certified L1 master technicians
- Serving Metuchen, Edison, and surrounding areas
- Full service automotive repair shop
- Delivering the most complex auto service and repair jobs
- Providing top notch service on routine vehicle maintenance
We service all foreign and domestic transmissions in any configuration, (FWD, RWD, Rear Engine, Mid Engine and Traditional Front Engine). We use only top quality parts and fluids. It does not matter if your car is a 1959 T-Bird or a modern rear engine Porsche; at Beacon Hill Auto, we understand your cars transmission needs.
Beacon Hill Auto offers a wide selection of tires. We carry many name brand tires. Looking for something in particular? We can get most tire brands and sizes. Beacon Hill Auto offers discount prices on top brand tires, properly installs the tires on your vehicle, and gets you quickly and safely back on the road.
Frequently Asked Questions
When should I get my oil changed?
You should get an oil change every 3,000 miles or take a look at what is recommended in your vehicle’s owner’s manual. Ensure you use synthetic oil that is capable of extended mileage changes if unable to change every 3,000 miles.
How often should I rotate my tires?
To prevent major tire damage or excessive wear and tear. Your tires should be rotated every other oil change, or every 6,000 miles.
Is it really necessary to replace my timing belt at the manufacturer recommended interval?
YES. Failure to change the timing belt in many cars can result in major engine damage. It is not worth the cost of repairing an engine due to not changing the timing belt.
What should I do if my car starts to overheat?
If your car overheats for too long, you can damage your engine. This can become a serious issue if don’t find a safe place pull over and shut the engine off as soon as possible. Do not attempt to check the fluid level while the engine is still hot because it will burn you. The best thing to do is have your car towed to a repair shop.
What does it mean if my “check engine” or “service engine soon” light comes on?
There are many sensors and computers that manage your vehicle’s engine performance and diagnostics. When one of these fails, the “check engine” light will come on. Even though your car may seem to run fine, it is important to have the issue addressed to prevent potential serious issues.
When should I replace my car’s fuel filter?
Most mechanics recommend you replace your car’s fuel filter approximately every 30,000 miles.
Is it time for a car tune-up?
It may be time for an auto tune-up if you notice any of the following occurring with your vehicle: Decrease in gas mileage, Noticeable loss of power or “Rough” engine running, Stalling at stops, Engine noise or “knocking” during acceleration or run-on (dieseling) after turning off the ignition, & ‘Check Engine’ Light or ‘Service Engine Soon’ lights are on. For more information on your vehicles recommended maintenance and tune-ups, give us a call at 732.321.1119.