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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 (with Norma’s help), 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.


Customer Service

Norma’s is the bright and smiling face everyone sees when they first come to the counter at Valencia Auto Performance & Simply Smog. She will write you up and check you out for smog tests and smaller issues like oil changes. In general, she keeps our shop humming.


Customer Quality Control

Susan is our follow-up person, making sure our customers are satisfied with their experience at Valencia Auto Performance. She will call you on the phone a few days after your visit, ask you how it went, and thank you once again for your business. As our customer quality control contact, she relays any issues to Mike and Pam, as well as greeting customers and writing them up.


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.

George Jr.

Auto Repair Mechanic

George is a young experienced mechanic. He has been in the automotive service and repair industry for 5 years and is very skilled in many aspects of the business. He works with Brian and does oil changes, tire mounting and balancing, brake jobs, timing belts, water pumps, radiators and many other jobs that come into the shop.


Auto Repair Mechanic

Adrian has 7 years experience as a tire, oil, and brake technician and has worked for two other shops in his automotive career. Adrian is taking classes and learning how to do more repairs and maintenance at our shop. Adrian has a great personality and gets the job done. He is a self starter and hard worker.


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.


Auto Repair Mechanic

Eddie has worked in the automotive service and repair business for 10 years and has a lot of experience as a oil, tire, brake, and preventive maintenance technician. Eddie attends may outside classes and is learning more skills on a regular basis. Great to work with and does excellent and thorough jobs on all vehicles he handles.