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Fallon

Christensen Automotive of Fallon is our 5th location and happy to serve Fallon and surrounding communities with top notch auto repair. A leader in diesel repairs, Christensen Automotive has been serving Nevada and California for 19 years! Christensen Automotive can handle all your vehicles needs from brake repairs, oil changes, timing belts, a/c repairs, dealership maintenance, diagnostics, the list goes on. Our mission is to keep our customers traveling as safely as they can! To contact this store, call our number 775-423-5455 to schedule your appointment or inquire about our services today. You can also email us your inquiries at [email protected]! We are located at 1181 S. Taylor St, Fallon NV 89406.

Christensen Automotive Fallon

What Our Happy Customers Are Saying

“We have taken both our vehicles to Christensen Automotive of Fallon and have been pleased every time. We have had routine maintenance and have had repair work done. The staff is friendly and efficient. Quotes have been accurate and if anything is found that we were not aware of they have called to inform us. We will be taking our vehicles there every time we need work done.” – Brenda F.

“Ill be honest with you all, I haven’t been to auto mechanic in over 8 years mainly because I dont trust them, HOWEVER with the people at Christensen they have restored some of that trust. When you come here, YOU ARE IN GOOD HANDS. There’s no BS, just honestly and integrity A+++++” – Barry W.

“Great job. Repaired our transfer case. Had my truck towed into Christensen for a decoder motor, etc and was advised it was a t/case, shopped around and got a reman t/case. They did the install, just got done testing it out in the mud, lol. Dealt with Mike picked up truck today, they test drove, I test drove. Selector 4wd worked great. Works much better after a poor repair in Fernley. Very friendly, didn’t try to sale me more than I needed done. I would recommend this shop. Price was as quoted.” – Jodie M.

Meet the Fallon Team

Mike Barbato

Mike Barbato – Store Manager

Mike was born in Hayward, California. His mother, a Gypsy, was always on the move, and they never stayed in one place for very long. He moved to Fallon in 1989 and has lived there on and off ever since.
In 1995 Mike worked for a quick lube company, “The Grease Monkey.” In 1998 he transitioned from a technician to a service dispatcher to a service advisor. His father and grandfather both owned repair shops where Mike learned his way around the automotive world.
Mikes biggest accomplishment was in 2000 when he was 25 becoming the Service Manager at his hometown Chevrolet, which was his dream job.
On the weekends, Mike enjoys riding dirt bikes, camping, and watching almost any sport on live TV.
Mike is ASE Certified, a Service advisor, and the current General Motors “Mark of Excellence” winner.

Michael Barbato

Michael Barbato III – Service Advisor

Mike was born in Elko, Nevada, and moved to Fallon when he had just turned one.
Mike has been at Christensen Automotive for almost two years. Before becoming a part of the team, he always had been drawn to the automotive atmosphere.
One of his biggest accomplishments is being able to provide for his wife and children.
You will find Mike on the weekends hanging out with his kids, watching sports, and playing golf.
Mike is one heck of a guy!

David Rueda

David Rueda – ASE Certified Technician

David is from a small town in California called Dos Palos, a population of approximately four to five thousand people. He started his career at R&W Transmission in Fallon 13 years ago. After, he spent eight years working under Bruce & Son Destin Corbett. Destin is a National Drag motor Champion through Ford Motor Company. They took David under their wings and mentored him to be the mechanic he is today.
David became a mechanic after growing up with his dad as an automotive tech along with his brother.
One of Davids’s biggest accomplishments is having multiple albums and songs online. He has always loved music and recording. His rap name is Mad D, and his group name is Felony.
On the weekends, you will find David spending time with his daughter, at BBQs and creating new music.
He loves helping people and his community. He believes that if you want something in life, you have to make it happen! Travel Safe.

Jeffrey Freeman

Jeffrey Freeman – Lead Lube Technician

Jeff has lived in Fallon for all of his life. He has been in this business for five years and is working diligently towards his ASE Certification. Being a mechanic has been able to fuel a hobby of working on vehicles. Along with working, two accomplishments are being married for 13+ years and raising his babies. You will find Jeff on the weekend camping, fishing, and taking naps.

Brandon Hooten

Brandon Hooten – Lube Technician

Brandon has been servicing cars for 5 years, with relevant experience as a lube technician gained from Jiffy Lube. He has lived in the Fallon area for 22 years but was raised in California. He started his career at the age of 16 on a ranch and found the love to work on cars. His biggest accomplishment is being a dad and a husband. Brandon enjoys playing music, drumming, going shooting, and being with his family.

Paul Van Winkle

Paul Van Winkle – Auto Technician

Paul is from Fountain Valley California and started his career in 1988. Paul’s drive to work on cars got him into the automotive repair industry. His biggest accomplishment is his wife and family. Riding quads, water sports, and fishing are where you will find him on the weekends.

Joe Lyverse

Joe Lyverse – Lube Technician

Joe is from Fernley Nevada and started his career with his dad at the age of 10. He chose this career path to help people and to have a strong trade for his children. His biggest accomplishment in life is working for a great company and to be able to start a family he always wanted. In his time off Joe enjoys sleeping, spending time with his girlfriend, and working on anything and everything around the house.

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