About Us

Advanced Auto Center has been providing top quality auto repair and maintenance services in West Sacramento, Natomas and the Downtown Sacramento area since 1995. Locally owned and operated, we are an auto repair shop dedicated to providing the highest level of automotive services and customer care to all of our wonderful customers!

Since opening, Advanced Auto Center has always upheld a high level of integrity. We believe our customers truly deserve the best auto repair services in West Sacramento, and promise to always provide friendly service and honest answers!

Our ASE Certified technicians are highly trained, and treat each vehicle they work on as if it were one of their own, ensuring its reliability and timely return. We are proud to offer financing options and one of the best warranties around at 3 years/36,000 miles. Plus, for your convenience, we have free WiFi in our waiting area and a free shuttle service to take you to work, home or school.

Everyone at Advanced Auto Center loves living and working in West Sacramento, and are active participants and supporters of the community. We gladly support local teams and organizations throughout the year. Everything we do at Advanced Auto Center is for our customers, and we want to ensure your auto repair experience with us is easier than you ever thought possible. At Advanced Auto Center, we repair with care!

Scott Caster

Owner/Service Consultant

Scott Caster is the Owner and Service Consultant at Advanced Auto Center. He is an ASE Certified Technician and his customers love that the owner of the business is so accessible and involved. Scott is a graduate of St. Mary’s College in Moraga and spent 14 years in Law Enforcement. He is also a U.S. Navy Veteran where he served as an Air Traffic Controller.

Scott’s wife, Jill, is a Co-Owner of the auto repair shop. They have two Aktias, Kody and Meeka. When not working in the shop, Scott enjoys camping, off-roading, fishing and volunteering in the West Sacramento community.

Kristen Robinson

Administrative Assistant

With 4 1/2 years of customer service experience, Kristen is determined to ensure your visit is warm and welcoming and that you leave feeling like you are a part of our Advanced Auto Center family. With the intentness to broaden her skills she will be learning all the aspects of the trade from Sara Savio. Who could ask for a better educator in this field? Kristen married her longtime best friend and love of her life last June (2015). Kristen is enjoying life as a newlywed. Kristen enjoys hiking, traveling, swimming, date nights, and spending time with family and her two gorgeous nieces.

Tate Mckinlay

ASE Certified Master Technician

Tate is an ASE Master Certified Auto Technician and State Certified Smog Inspector and Repair. Tate has over 15 years of experience as a Technician. Tate is extremely passionate about his career and has extensive training in all areas of Auto Repair. Tate has been happily married for 17 years and has a beautiful Daughter. Tate enjoys snowboarding, BMX Biking, and pretty much anything outdoors.

Dillan Caster

ASE Certified Master Technician

Dillan brings the meaning of Family Owned and Operated to our business. Dillan is the Son of Scott and Jill Caster, the owners of Advanced Auto Center. Dillan is an ASE certified Technician. Dillan enjoys Camping, Fishing, Off-Roading, Gold panning, and Boating. Dillan is single.


Mark Dinis

Service Technician

Mark is our Service Technician. Mark is a student at American River College where he will be graduating from their Automotive Program. Mark currently has 3 ASE certifications and has a goal to be an ASE Certified Master Technician in the future. Mark enjoys spending time with family and his girlfriend. When Mark is not at work, he likes to lift weights, playing video games, snowboarding, and working on his four wheel drive truck.


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