Preston, Idaho Car Repair

Ethan’s Honest Automotive is your local and friendly neighborhood automotive shop. We want to be as much a part of the Preston, Idaho community in the Cache Valley as our customers who live there. When you bring your car into Ethan’s, you know you are going to be treated with respect and compassion–as neighbors should treat each other.

Preston, Idaho, also commonly connected with the phrase “Where the city meets the mountains,” has a population of just about 6,000. This population continues to grow as people desire the comfort of a small town and the beauty of the local mountain ranges and water sources. With beautiful ponds and mountains surrounding the area, it is no surprise that this little town continues to grow as people become captivated with its beauty. Ethan’s Automotive is well aware of the awe and beauty of Preston, Idaho, and the friendly small-town feel it gives and we try to be an equally friendly neighbor as well.

Our Preston customers come to us with all their vehicular needs. The most common repairs and maintenance we do are annual brake checks and routine oil changes. For our more rugged mountain explorers, we sometimes need to fix the suspensions on their 4-wheel drive vehicles and see a popped tire or two. Preston, Idaho is a place to be explored, so we are here to help with any fixes you may need after exploring all the wondrous beauty the area has to offer. We offer prompt service and affordable so that you can be outside enjoying the beauty in no time without a hole in your wallet.

Due to the relatively moderate temperatures and precipitation seen in the Preston area, many of our client’s need only professional yearly maintenance to keep their vehicles ready for the year. We guarantee that with our trusted and reliable service, you will not need to see us for any updates on vehicular maintenance that we provide. It should be a one-and-done deal until you are due in again for a routine maintenance. Not saying we don’t love seeing all our neighbors faces, we just also do not want to create any problems either!

We want to continue to offer the best service to all our Preston neighbors, so we welcome your business, but also your feedback as well. With Honest being in our name, we want honest feedback as well and want to provide the best and most professional services to those that come to our shop.

We want to continue to offer repair services, maintenance services, and any other mechanical need to our Preston neighbors, so please give us a call and bring your vehicle in today.

Most requested services in Preston

Auto Repair

Preston, Idaho is a beautiful place to live. To appreciate the area to its fullest you need a vehicle that works well. That is why people in the Preston area bring their vehicles to Ethan’s Honest Automotive for auto repair. Auto repair is any service that fixes a small problem with your vehicle. Some of the common auto repair services provided by Ethan’s Honest Automotive include but are not limited to

  • ABS Light
  • Traction Control Light
  • Electrical Diagnostics
  • Vibration Issue
  • Shakes in Steering
  • Fuel Pumps 
  • Window Regulator
  • Radiator Replacement 

Oil Changes

There was a time when most people changed their own oil. However, oil changing in modern vehicles can be a little difficult. You want to make sure to get all of the dirty old oil out and replace it when clean new oil. To do this correctly you need a lot of time. Who has a lot of time on their hands? Don’t take the chance of leaving some old oil in your vehicle. Let the professionals at Ethan’s Honest Automotive change your oil for you. 

Brake Service

Brake services are something you don’t want to mess around with. If brakes are not properly maintained or repaired they could create a very unsafe situation. That is why people in Preston need Ethan’s Honest Automotive. We are experts at the following brake services. 

  • Master cylinder
  • Brake hoses
  • Brake linings’
  • Drum hardware
  • Brake fluid
  • Brake lubricant
  • Wheel bearings 
  • And more . . . 

A/C Service 

A/C doesn’t seem that important until you lose it. Don’t be forced to drive around without any air conditioning in your vehicle. A properly working A/C also makes selling your vehicle much easier. People in Preston want to know that a car they purchase has functional A/C. If you are having any problems with your A/C, you need to contact Ethan’s Honest Automotive right away. 

Suspension service

The better your suspension, the smoother your ride. Let the professionals at Ethan’s Honest Automotive make your vehicle’s suspension the best that it can be. Maintaining power steering is a major part of our suspension services. Other areas of the suspension that may need our attention are the 

  • Shock and strut 
  • Power steering 
  • Suspension fluid
  • Tire wear
  • Busing or mount 

Transmission service

Changing the oil is just one of the services that your transmission may require. The professionals at Ethan’s Honest Automotive may also need to 

  • Change or replace the screen or filter
  • Clean the pan
  • Install a new pan gasket

We can do all of this and more for the residents of Preston, Idaho. Build up in the transmission oil or other problems can destroy a transmission. Contact Ethan’s Honest Automotive today to ensure your transmission stays in good working order.


Perhaps your vehicle just doesn’t seem “right.” If it is not as fuel-efficient as it used to be or shaking a bit as you drive, it may need a tune-up. At Ethan’s Honest Automotive we tailor out tune-ups to your wants and needs. Common services include

  • Engine inspection
  • Spark plug replacement
  • Air filter replacement
  • Fuel filter replacement

All Services provided by Ethan’s include:

A/C Service
Windshield Wipers/Washer Fluid
Wheel Bearings
Differential Services
Coolant Flushes
Transmission Services
Tune Ups
Brake and power steering services
Timing Belts
Tie Rods
Rack and pinion
Ball Joints
4-Wheel Drive