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Welcome to SwedeMasters,
your car service in Santa Barbara, CA!

If you’re looking for local Volvo, Saab, BMW, and Mini auto repair in Santa Barbara, CA, you’ve found us. Here at SwedeMasters we work hard to earn your trust and loyalty. We know how important it is to find a Santa Barbara car service you can rely on, so your satisfaction is our top priority each and every day.

Since 2000, Swedemasters has been providing our friends and neighbors in Santa Barbara with dependable, trustworthy Volvo, Saab, BMW, and Mini repair services. Whether your vehicle needs a minor tune-up to a major overhaul, our trained service technicians are skilled at quickly diagnosing and pinpointing solutions to problems, saving you valuable time and money.

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About SwedeMasters Santa Barbara, CA

SwedeMasters Santa Barbara is a family owned and operated auto repair facility. Owner Tim Kitt took over from Lipman Volvo in July 2000 and added Saab to the existing Volvo business and in 2014 added BMW and Mini to the lineup. We specialize in the repair and service of Volvo, Saab, BMW, and Mini automobiles. We feature factory specific diagnostic and programming equipment for these makes. Maintenance is performed as per the manufacturer’s guidelines. Customer relations and satisfaction is our number one concern. Please check our reviews to see how our customers feel about us. Come and give us a visit at SwedeMasters.
We look forward to meeting you!

Are you ready to experience the best Santa Barbara car service available? Please give us a call or make an appointment here.

The Absolute Best Car Service in Santa Barbara, CA

What sets SwedeMasters apart from all of the others in Santa Barbara, CA?

Trust: When it comes to auto repair in Santa Barbara, CA, it’s all about earning loyalty and trust by doing our very best every day. We are determined to earn and keep your trust.

Talent: At SwedeMasters, you can rest easy knowing that our highly-skilled, experienced auto service professionals are handling your car. Our technicians bring years of experience, skill, and education to the Santa Barbara auto repair table.

Time: We take the time we need to provide you with top quality car service in Santa Barbara, CA, and we take the time to talk to you about what that means. We listen to you so we understand your needs and goals for your auto repair.

Recently Serviced Vehicles

2016 Volvo V60

Volvo V60

Mileage
24,129
Service Date
1/29/2020
Services Performed
  • 10000 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F-9 MM R- 8 MM TIRES SET TO 37 PSI TIRES F=7MM R=5MM NOTE 11 WHEEL LUG NUT COVERS MISSING
 
GINGER R. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/29/2020

2017 Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60

Mileage
41,995
Service Date
1/17/2020
Services Performed
  • REPLACE WIPER BLADES
 
BARBARA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/20/2020

2009 Volvo V50

Volvo V50

Mileage
151,485
Service Date
1/15/2020
Services Performed
  • 150K SERVICE INCLUDES:- INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. REPLACE VENTILATION FILTER, REPLACE ENGINE AIR FILTER, FLUSH BRAKE FLUID. REPLACE TIMING BELT WITH IDLER AND TENSIONER, REPLACE WATER PUMP AND COOLANT. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F- 10 MM R- 7 MM TIRES F- 3 MM R- 3 MM TIRE PRESSURE SET TO 36 PSI RECOMMEND NEW TIRES SOON. AC HOSE IS LEAKING BETWEEN COMPRESSOR AND CONDENSOR, WILL NEED REPLACING AND SYSTEM RECHARGE WHEN THE WEATHER WARMS UP. REAR WIPER BLADE IS TORN. LEFT FRONT POSITION LIGHT BULB IS OUT.
  • REPLACE REAR WIPER BLADE
  • REPLACE S.BELTS, (NO EXTRA LABOR WITH TIMING BELT)
 
DINA M. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/16/2020

2017 BMW X3

BMW X3

Mileage
51,240
Service Date
1/9/2020
Services Performed
  • BRAKE FLUID ONLY MEASURES 1% MOISTURE, RESET.
  • CHECK FLUID LEVELS AND TIRE PRESSURES. TIRES SET TO PSI
  • OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, CHECK FLUID LEVELS AND TIRE PRESSURES, VISUAL INSPECTION OF UNDERCARRIAGE AND ENGINE COMPARTMENT, BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING SYSTEM CHECK. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F-8MM R-7MM TIRES F-6MM R-6MM TIRE PRESSURE SET TO F-34PSI R-36PSI
 
KEVIN & ELIZABETH* H. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/9/2020

2010 Volvo S40

Volvo S40

Mileage
84,251
Service Date
1/6/2020
Services Performed
  • 7.5K SERVICE: 7500 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F- 8 MM R- 8 MM TIRES F- 7 MM R- 7 MM TIRE PRESSURE SET TO 36 PSI
 
FRANK W. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/6/2020

2004 Volvo V70

Volvo V70

Mileage
175,000
Service Date
12/23/2019
Services Performed
  • I WAS UNABLE TO DUPLICATE THE PROBLEM AT THIS TIME. SCANNED WITH VIDA IN CASE OF FAULT CODES FOR PEDAL SWITCH, NONE STORED. CHECKED SHIFTER KNOB, NO FAULT FOUND. REMOVED CENTER CONSOLE AND CLEAN AND LUBRICATE THE RELEASE MECHANISM. REASSEMBLE. PLEASE ADVISE IF ANY FURTHER PROBLEMS.
  • REPLACE LEFT STOP LIGHT BULB.
 
JOE* S. gave our service a 5 star review on 1/3/2020

2010 Volvo S80

Volvo S80

Mileage
190,998
Service Date
12/30/2019
Services Performed
  • CHECK BATTERY AND CHARGING SYSTEM, CHARGING SYSTEM IS GOOD BATTERY HAS BAD CELL REPLACED BATTERY AND RECHECKED ALL IS WORKING AS DESIGNED
 
ELIZABETH B. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/30/2019

2007 Volvo S80

Volvo S80

Mileage
102,091
Service Date
12/20/2019
Services Performed
  • 7.5K SERVICE VOLVO V8 7500 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F-4 MM R- 8 MM TIRES F-4 MM R- 3 MM TIRE PRESSURE SET TO 36 PSI NOTE RIGHT FRONT STRUT STARTING TO SEEP WILL CHECK NEXT SERVICE WILL NEED TIRES NEXT SERVICE NOTE BELLY PAN MISSING BATTERY COVER MISSING TRUNK SWITCH BROKEN
 
LIAM M. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/21/2019

2008 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Mileage
125,462
Service Date
12/20/2019
Services Performed
  • REPLACE PASSENGER SIDE HEADLIGHT BULB
 
LAURA D. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/20/2019

2006 Volvo S60

Volvo S60

Mileage
103,952
Service Date
12/18/2019
Services Performed
  • 105K SERVICE: 105000 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. REPLACE CABIN FILTER, REPLACE DRIVE BELTS
  • REPLACE SHIFTER FORK
  • SHIFTER FORK BROKEN RECOMMEND NEW SHIFTER FORK KIT
 
BETH C. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/19/2019

2017 Volvo XC60

Volvo XC60

Mileage
41,979
Service Date
12/18/2019
Services Performed
  • 40000 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. REPLACE CABIN FILTER, AIR FILTER AND PERFORM BRAKE FLUID EXCHANGE BRAKES F- 10 MM R- 1 MM RIGHT INNER PAD WORN MOST. TIRES F-5.5MM R-6MM AFTER ROTATION SET TO 38 PSI REPLACED BOTH LICENSE PLATE LIGHT BULBS. 1 LEFT REAR LUG BOLT COVER IS MISSING. BATTERY FAILS TEST, RECOMMEND REPLACE.
  • REPLACE BATTERY
  • REPLACE MISSING LUG BOLT COVER
  • REPLACE REAR BRAKE PADS (ELECTRONIC E BRAKE, VENTED)
 
BARBARA H. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/18/2019

2004 Volvo V70

Volvo V70

Mileage
117,472
Service Date
12/13/2019
Services Performed
  • 7.5K SERVICE: 7500 MILE INSPECTION AND LUBRICATION SERVICE, OIL AND FILTER CHANGE, REPLACE OIL CAP SEAL, CHECK FLUIDS, CHECK TIRES INC. SPARE. ROTATE TIRES AS NECESSARY. CHECK LIGHTS. LUBE DOORS AND HINGES. INSPECT BRAKES, STEERING AND SUSPENSION. CHECK MUFFLER SYSTEM, CHECK INTEGRITY OF COOLING SYSTEM. CHECK SERPENTINE DRIVE BELT CONDITION. PERFORM BATTERY/STARTER/CHARGING TEST. RESET SERVICE LIGHT. BRAKES F-3MM R-5MM RECOMMEND REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS. TIRES F-7MM R-7.5MM SET TO 38 PSI SMALL OIL LEAK AT OIL COOLER SEALS (RECOMMEND REPLACING NEXT SERVICE WHILE OIL IS DRAINED).
  • REPLACE FRONT BRAKE PADS.
  • REPLACE SPARK PLUGS AND CABIN FILTER
 
MIKE S. gave our service a 5 star review on 12/13/2019