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About Our Shop in Santa Clarita, CA

Meet the Team

ASE Certified Technicians

Valencia Auto Performance and Simply Smog in Santa Clarita, CA pursues high quality repairs and service for our customers. To provide the best auto care possible, our mechanics continually train and stay up-to-date on the industry’s best tools and practices. As ASE certified technicians, they meet industry standards for competency and skill set by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. They rely on advanced diagnostic tools, years of experience and certified knowledge to perform a full range of auto repairs for all makes and models. We know your vehicle better than anyone else and take time during maintenance services to get to know its specific needs. Customers who choose us for their smog tests now trust our expert team for all of their vehicle’s automotive needs.

STAR Certified Smog Station & Premier Repair Facility

Drivers in Santa Clarita Valley trust Valencia Auto Performance and Simply Smog for their state-mandated smog testing as the area’s STAR Certified Smog Station. But did you know that we also perform a full range of automotive services? We are SCV’s trusted team for quality repairs and maintenance services. For everything from brake repair to oil changes, choose our skilled team to take care of your car, truck, SUV or van. We have years of experience working on all makes and models, improving their performance, handling, power, efficiency and more. We invite our loyal customers who visit us for timely smog testing to get their vehicle’s other maintenance requirements handled at the same time. Visiting us regularly for oil changes allows our expert mechanics to get to know and monitor your vehicle for potential repairs. Make us your one-stop shop for exceptional automotive results.

Exceptional Customer Service

Valencia Auto Performance and Simply Smog goes above and beyond for our customers, because we understand what it is like to be in your shoes. As a family-owned and operated business, we understand how stressful it can be to stay on top of a family schedule. Car problems quickly throw plans out the window if they mean taking a day waiting at the repair shop. Here, we keep our customers on top of their busy schedules with free shuttle service to get them where they need to go. We drop you off at work and pick you up when your vehicle’s service is complete. For more extensive repairs, we offer free loaner cars to keep you on the road. Don’t let your vehicle’s service interrupt your day! Our convenient services make auto repairs easy and simple for everyone. Next time you are in the area–26011 Bouquet Canyon Road–feel free to stop by for same-day service. We pride ourselves on prompt, quality repairs and maintenance services.

Meet Our Auto Repair & Service Team

Mike & Pam Cavanah


Mike and Pam Cavanah have owned Valencia Auto Performance & Simply Smog since 2004. They are very hands-on shop owners, with Mike overseeing operations from the frontend to the backend and everything in between. He enjoys talking to customers and suppliers, and drives our courtesy shuttle van on a regular basis. Meanwhile, Pam does the bulk of the daily bookkeeping, pays the bills, does payroll, and covers the front counter when needed. Both Mike and Pam are available to chat anytime, and welcome hearing from our awesome customers.


Shop Manager

Our shop manager, Sam, has over 35 years of experience in the auto repair and service industry. He has worked for Valencia Auto Performance for six years, and keeps the shop running smoothly. Sam is very knowledgeable on all makes and models, and has managed other auto repair shops in the past here in California and in Arizona. He is also a licensed California smog inspector.


Auto Repair Mechanic

Luis is a great mechanic with a bright and cheery disposition. He has experience working on all makes and models, and has been in the automotive industry for 22 years.

George H.

Smog Inspector & Mechnic

George is a licensed California smog inspector and mechanic with over 25 years of experience in the auto repair industry.


Auto Repair Mechanic

Karen has over 15 years of experience in the automotive industry repairing all types of vehicles. He has worked at both dealers facilities and independent shops. He is excellent at fixing all types of mechanical problems, as well as those tricky electrical issues that can stump a less experienced technician. We’re thrilled with having Dave as one of our associates.