Marty the Mobile Mechanic - I come to you 7 days a week, early or late

Call Marty —
(831) 345 6000  [m]

cash / local checks

School Bus


Harley Davidson

UPS Truck

Established 1978, in Santa Cruz
Servicing Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, Capitola, Aptos and La Selva Beach.

"Marty is a mechanic of his word, he was fair with his labor rate, offered a learning opportunity for me and, took an interest in me and My beautiful Buick."   -Dan Palmer
On site diagnostic and repair services for cars, trucks, motorcycles, marine diesel engines, and commercial vehicles, with 50 years of experience and knowledge. Marty can also teach you how to diagnose and repair your own car.

Marty studies constantly to stay abreast of the many changes in the newer, high tech vehicles. Specializing in passenger cars and trucks, Marty also fixes buses, earth moving equipment, refuse trucks, motorcycles, scooters and golf carts.

  Marty knows when and how to access the electronics of modern cars, and has the latest information about each vehicle, using the proper computer/scan tools when coming out to your vehicle. Marty also has Wi-Fi in his truck to quickly get up-to-date information needed from the Internet to fix your car or truck.

  Marty gets training from his electronic equipment manufacturers and attends classes to be more competent and faster at understanding your vehicle's needs.

Marty is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence

• For those who have financial limitations Marty will do his best to offer the services that are essential at that point. It is important that the proper maintenance and repairs needed for your car, truck, or other type of vehicle are made, and he will do whatever he can within your budget.

Marty the Mobile Mechanic is available to work 5 days a week!

"More than once, Marty has gone way
above and beyond what an 'average'
mechanic would do for a customer."
Nancy Lenox, Senior Admin at UCSC
Marty will come out to your home, office or campsite and start diagnosing or repairing your vehicle. When Marty knows exactly what is wrong with your vehicle, he will give you a written estimate for the repair.

Standard rate $110/hr  •  45 minute minimum + $30 travel*

Call Marty now (831) 345-6000 [cell]

*If you are outside of the $112.50 45 minute "zone" (Felton, Bonnie Doon, Boulder Creek, Watsonville,) Marty will tell you about any additional travel fees. RV's and heavy duty equipment is $150 an hour.

If this sounds like a "Win Win" situation to are correct. Marty the Mobile mechanic is one of the best kept "secrets" in Santa Cruz County!

"It's refreshing to work with Marty. He's very friendly and very thorough in his diagnostic approach. ... He works hard and fast and his prices are reasonable. I give Marty my highest recommendation. He's awesome!"
Roger Adams, Live Oak (Santa Cruz, CA)

If you desire, you can learn from Marty how to diagnose and repair your car or truck. He will also show you how to safely work on your car. Did you ever think that you could learn to fix your own car/truck or motorcyle? It is actually easier than most folks think! You can see for yourself what tools and safety procedures are necessary.

"I loved the services I received
from Marty the Mobile Mechanic.
... While Marty was fixing my car,
he was explaining to me what went
wrong ... Marty also educated me
on how to check my battery."

Shatrice Long

Marty has been the on-call-mechanic for the following organizations: Santa Cruz Yacht Harbor • Santa Cruz Housing Authority • Mount Hermon Christian Camps • Santa Cruz Salvation Army • Scotts Valley Salvation Army Camp • Pacific School in Davenport • Gateway School • Mount Madonna School (school bus repair and California Highway Patrol school bus inspections) • Santa Cruz Fire Department (restoring antique Santa Cruz fire trucks) • Coast Counties Ambulance Service • Emergency Training Services *UEI Colleges • California State Parks, recommended for working on campers/vehicles broken down in the State Parks, having unique access to New Brighton State Beach, Seacliff State Beach and Coastanoa KOA campgrounds • Santa Cruz Harbor, repairing boats • Moss Landing Harbor, repairing diesel boat engines.

Marty helped me a lot by giving me some key suggestions over the phone that steered me away from making some irreversible mistakes on a big mechanical job I was taking on myself. Thank you Marty!

-Soren Wagner (Web developer)