Swede One Autowerks in Portland, OR


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Specialties

We are independent Volvo dealership, offer complete sales , service and parts with over 35 years of experience.Our service Department run all factory supported diagnostic equipment.

History

Established in 2001.

i was a service technician and shop foreman at a local dealer for 23 years and felt I could give more to people than just being a number at the end of the month .More of a family , that's were my motto came from "Where a handshake still means something."

Swede One Autowerks


Dealer Info:


Phone(s):(503) 257-9333
Address:2400 NE 82nd Ave, Portland, OR, 97220
  • Monday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Thursday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: Closed

Reviews on Swede One Autowerks

 
David W. | 2013-02-08

Once again I drive away a happy customer.  I have had my many Volvo's serviced at Swede One for the past 10+ years and want to send them some props.  Dave Davis and his staff have always taken care of Volvos....they are the reason I continue to purchase Volvo's and have them serviced only at Swede One.  They care....they really do.  I drive over 30 miles from my home everytime I have my car serviced which is not that often.  They are always fair and straight forward and look for options (used or rebuilt) parts if I request. I would highly recommend Swede One to any Volvo owners.  I am a realtor who drives way too many miles in my life and my Volvo gets me there all the time.  Thank you Swede One!

David Waite
JLSMC-Realtor

 
Katie S. | 2011-08-28

Don't go here!!! They are terrible!!
I had almost the exact same experience as Melissa M.
At one point they replaced my fuel pump and my car began to have a large hum. When I called them about it, they said they gave me a "free upgrade" and so it was better pump and I should be happy with it! The only way to not hear the noise was to turn the radio on really loud.  I went back to have them switch it out and literally three days later my car broke down again! I think they just put my old pump back in. I have now spent between $700-$1000 on this problem. I will never go back!

 
chase w. | 2011-07-21

Go somewhere else. I went to SwedeOne looking for a Volvo and found one that looked good. The salesman, Ted, misrepresented the soundness of the vehicle. We had to pry to get any information on what he claimed was a pristine car for its age. Turns out it had been in a wreck and had been fixed with used parts from a "junk yard," according to my trusted, independent Volvo mechanic. The radiator was broken, the core support cracked; an axle inner joint was loose and one window inoperable. If you want a car-buying experience where you are given good, honest information and told of the car's issues upfront, go elsewhere. I would not suggest taking your business to this sleazy used car lot.

 
HOWIE B. | 2011-05-05

They've worked on my car a couple of times (and did fine work) but the last two times I called for a job quote their prices were higher than anyone else so i stopped using them.

They seem more interested in selling used cars than actually servicing cars.

 
Jeff T. | 2010-08-13

Overall very happy with this place. They are kind and helpful, explain all their work, call to follow-up and so forth.  They are also reasonably priced.

The only drawback is the location. If you need to wait for your car, there is literally nowhere to go nearby so you are stuck in the waiting room, which is pretty nice fortunately.

 
Justin S. | 2010-01-03

Really frustrated with this place. They didn't finish the job. Didn't return a voice mail about some problems. Then told my wife to come back at another time because they were busy. Basically, the moment they had our money was the moment they stopped caring.

 
melissa m. | 2008-12-21

I brought my '93 Volvo sedan to this shop three different times when it started constantly stalling out, a problem that another shop later immediately diagnosed as a malfunctioning fuel pump relay.  Because they were recommended to me by a retired Volvo mechanic with a great reputation, I kept believing that they were just on the verge of diagnosing the problem, and kept shelling out for repairs which ended up costing hundreds of dollars. They were blasé about the repeated repairs and inconvenience and never once offered to discount their services, even after multiple failures to fix the car.  Even though I was constantly stalling out, they claimed that they couldn't reproduce the problem in the shop or with a road test.  After all those attempts, and the other shop's ability to immediately diagnose and fix the problem, I feel they just didn't try hard enough.

I accept that diagnostics can be tricky, especially on my particular model,  but there's no excuse for the lack of concern on their end.  After the third attempt failed, they never followed up with me again to find out what happened.  By contrast, my current shop (VOL-Tech), who fixed this problem and several since, have called me each and every time afterwards to make sure everything was going well and that I was satisfied.  Avoid unless you have a lot of money and patience to burn.