About Us

About Walt's Auto Service

Year after year, Walt’s Auto Service has been second to none in caring for our customers. We have the most extensive, professional automotive experience (more than 35 years) in the business, and do more for you on any service appointment.

We are a family-owned and operated auto shop; serving the needs of the Citrus Heights, CA.

From our humble beginnings as Walt’s Chevron back in ’54 to right now, as you’re reading this, we have always tried to build and maintain lasting trust with our existing – and potential – customers.

Being a local business, we are proud to sponsor local organizations such as the Citrus Heights Rotary and Citrus Heights Kiwanis Club. We are Chamber of Commerce Board Members and volunteers, a AAA-approved, NAPA Nationwide Auto Care Center, and a Jasper Engine- and Transmission Preferred-Installer. Our prices are always competitive, and we have been recognized as Rotarian of the Year (2013), and Businessman of the Year (2011) for all our efforts.

At Walt’s Auto Service, we always want you to be comfortable recommending us to your friends, family, and colleagues. And so, we offer high-quality, efficient services from our certified techs to make you feel confident in our abilities!

Meet Our Team:

Founded in 1992, Walt's Auto Service started as a small, family-owned and operated shop on Kanai Ave in Citrus Heights, CA. We moved shortly after, and have been at 7549 Auburn Blvd in Citrus Heights for over 17 years, and we truly are a family affair!

Walt's owner, Rich Hale, and his wife Laurie, have been involved in the auto repair business since 1975. Laurie's brothers, Keith and Rob, are also part of the family business – as Master Tech and General Manager!

At Walt’s Auto Service, we seek to build our family of satisfied customers via word-of-mouth referral, and give you the customized auto care that your vehicle deserves. Call us today at 916-721-7424 and experience the difference 3 generations of auto care can truly make.   

Meet some of our team members below:



Rob West

Michael Van Hooser

Larry Attebery

Melissa Seghezzi