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About Christensen Automotive of Carson City

The Carson City location opened in 2008 and was the third store opened by Richard Christensen. Located at 1860 East William Street, the Carson shop has been giving fine service for nine years. We do GSA and fleet services in this location, along with the quality maintenance and repair we’re known for! Come visit us for anything from an oil change to major repairs! Maintaining your car to be as perfect as it can has never been so easy, especially when you see what great deals we have in our Specials! 

We have a vehicle that pulls funny in both directions. Mr. Nyblom serviced our vehicle. It was determined that it could be 3 possible things. He gave us some great options and advice as to were to start. We were able to make a confident decision and will be taking our vehicles to Christensen Automotive from now on. Thank you for being honest, going over all our options, and making it easy to understand! – Krysti B.

These guys worked on a Jeep I owned. They told me when the condition and anticipated repairs were going to exceed the value and advised me to get rid of it. They could have just kept “fixing” something that couldn’t be fixed and charging every time. I so appreciate their expertise and honesty. I don’t feel like they’ve ever tried to “upsell” me as many of these places do. I have been “taken” by repair shops in the past but feel very confident I’m being treated fairly here. I am retired and on a fixed income so very much appreciate their honesty and how respectfully I am treated here. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!!!!! – Linda H.

Great experience with this shop. They changed the brakes on my F-250 last minute and gave me what i think was an excellent deal. Honest and very friendly service. If I lived in this area they would seriously be the only shop I would trust with my vehicle. – Ronin G.

Meet the Carson City Team

Schell Tingley – Manager

From Minden, Nevada Schell has been in the automotive repair industry for 26 years. He is a Ford & Hyundai factory certified master service manager and has also been a Ford factory certified technician. He started his journey at Capital Ford in Carson City. He was always interested in auto repair which lead him to Christensen Automotive. His biggest accomplishments were getting married and having his three children. His weekends include spending time with his wife, kids, and grandchildren. He also enjoys riding his motorcycle and camping.

Scott Smith- Service Advisor

 Scott is from Meyers California and started his career in Boise Idaho. Scott wanted to become part of the automotive industry to help people and loved being around the machines. His biggest accomplishments are his amazing wife and two kids. Riding pedal bikes, rock climbing and camping is where you will find Scott on the weekends.

Gene Johnston – ASE Certified Technician

Originally from Vancouver, WA, Gene moved to Carson City 10 years ago. Gene has had a fascination with working on cars since he was 16. He’s been repairing cars professionally for 8 years, and for half of that, we have had the pleasure of working with him. Directly out of high school he started his career while interned at a few shops. Soon after he got a position at a dealership in Portland Oregon. Gene loves the challenge of automotive repair and the feeling of accomplishment when the car drives the lot. He loves the feeling of knowing the customer is able to drive away safely. His biggest accomplishments are being able to take care of his family and owning a home. His weekends include skiing, fishing in the summer, and watching hockey.

Jon Nyblom – ASE Certified Technician, Certified Ford and GM Technician

Jon has an extensive 33-year career in repairing cars under his belt. Jon had worked at Capital Ford for 6 years, and Micheal Hohl for over 2 decades. Originally from the San Jose area, Jon has been a Nevadan for over 3 decades and a Christensen Automotive technician for 2 years. His biggest accomplishments are getting married and buying a home. On the weekends you will find Jon hunting, snowmobiling, and going to concerts.

Jeffrey Ortega – ASE Certified Technician

Jeff is from Bellflower California where he was born and raised. Jeff has been working on cars professionally for 35 years. He has been an integral part of our company for 20 of those years, but he’s also worked at a couple of Chevy dealerships. Originally from the Anaheim area of Southern California, Jeff is certified in brake repairs and MACS certified for AC repairs. His career started with his dad working on vehicles at home and he continued the craft.
Jeffs biggest accomplishes are his wife and family. On the weekends you can find him getting out of town to go fishing.

Jordan Boyd- ASE Certified Technician

Jordan grew up in Gilroy, California, and began his journey at age 15. He started working for a small engine shop when he was 21, 2 years later he switched to working on cars.
Jordan likes to work with both his hands and his brain, not just one or the other. “Every day presents itself with a new challenge in this line of work.” His biggest accomplishment is moving out of his hometown and parents’ house to start moving up to the Carson Valley.
Weekends include mountain biking, snowboarding, and drinking a beer.

 

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